Attention Binge-Watchers: Here’s What’s New On Amazon Prime Video For August 2018

What’s New On Amazon Prime Video For August 2018

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So, have you been taking advantage of the warm weather? Getting outside, playing some sports, sweating… a lot. Yeah… We’re just better off staying on our couches binge-watching the many shows and movies available on our televisions, tablets, phones and computers.

Speaking of which, check out what’s new on Amazon Prime Video for the month of August 2018.

August brings four Prime Original series and one Prime Original movie exclusively available for Prime members to stream or download at no additional cost to their membership.

Agatha Christie S1: The Prime Original 3-episode limited series is based on the novel of the same name and follows the Argyll family after a man claims that the black sheep of the family, Jack Argyll, didn’t murder its tyrannical matriarch. The family must come to terms with Jack’s innocence and the fact that one of them may be the real murderer. Agatha Christie will be available in HDR and UHD on compatible HDR devices. (Aug. 10)

All or Nothing: Manchester City S1: The Prime Original series follows the team’s legendary coach, Pep Guardiola and the stories that unfold within the players’ lives. It chronicles Manchester City’s 2017/18 season from the world-leading training facilities, to interviews with the manager and executive meetings. All or Nothing: Manchester City will be available in HDR and UHD on compatible HDR devices. (Aug. TBD)

The Stinky & Dirty Show S2B: The Prime Original series is based on books by Jim and Kate McMullan with original music from Dan Bern and featuring celebrity voices like Mark Hamill (Spacey), Jane Lynch, Andy Richter, Joan Cusack and Wallace Shawn. In season 2b, test friends Stinky and Dirty are back lending a helping wheel to their vehicle friends in Go City. They go on new adventures like building a rollercoaster and meet new friends like Spacey, the super spaceship. (Aug. 14)

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan S1: The Prime Original series starring John Krasinski is a modern reinvention of the famed and lauded Tom Clancy hero. It centers on Jack Ryan, a CIA analyst who is thrust into his first dangerous field assignment and uncovers a terrorist communication pattern in which he’s faced with a new breed of global threatening terrorism. Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan will be available in HDR and UHD on compatible HDR devices. (Aug. 31)

Gringo: The Prime Original movie starring David Oyelowo, Charlize Theron, and Joel Edgerton is a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue. It explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal. Gringo will be available in HDR and UHD on compatible HDR devices. (Aug. 17)

Additionally, to celebrate 50 years of The Beatles’ iconic Yellow Submarine, fans can now stream the film exclusively on Prime Video for the first time ever.

In addition to Prime Originals, licensed TV series coming to the service next month include seasons 1-2 of Lifetime’s docu-series True Tori and season 1 of A&E’s reality series, Billy the Exterminator. Popular children’s films like A Cinderella Story (Hilary Duff) and Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (Antonio Banderas), along with dramas and thrillers like Watchmen (Malin Akerman and Matthew Goode), Freedom Writers (Patrick Dempsey) and The Blair Witch Project (Heather Donahue) join existing films on Prime Video. Available to rent or purchase on Prime Video is Deadpool 2 (Ryan Reynolds).

Prime Video viewers can also stream live sports in August, including UFC 227: Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2 on August 4, and continued streaming of the AVP Gold Series in Manhattan Beach on August 17-19 and Chicago on August 31 – September 2.

Coming to Prime Video Channels in August, HBO subscribers can stream four new movies including, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Murder on the Orient Express, Darkest Hour, and Father Figures. Additionally, a new 11-part female-driven crime mystery series, Frankie Drake Mysteries, will be coming to PBS Masterpiece.

Check out the rest of the new additions hitting Amazon Prime Video in the month of August 2018…

August 1
#MeToo: Now What?, Season 1
A Cinderella Story (2004)
American Gigolo (1980)
American Ninja (1985)
American Ninja III: Blood Hunt (1989)
Be Cool (2005)
Black Mask (1996)
Black Rain (1989)
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
Boomerang (1992)
Cold War (2012)
CSNY/Déjà Vu (2008)
Curse of the Starving Class (1994)
Double Whammy (2002)
Fat Man and Little Boy (1989)
Fled (1996)
Flight of the Intruder (1991)
Freedom Writers (2007)
Frequency (2000)
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)
Get Shorty (1995)
Heartbreakers (2001)
High Noon (1952)
Hoosiers (1986)
Hurt Locker (2008)
I Went Down (1997)
In & Out (1997)
Jacob’s Ladder (1990)
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child (2010)
Joe (2014)
John Grisham’s The Rainmaker (1997)
King Corn (2016)
Kingpin (1996)
Nick of Time (1995)
No Way Out (1987)
Original Sin (2001)
Out of Time (2003)
Private Parts (1997)
Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer (2013)
Species (1995)
Species II (1998)
Species III (2004)
Stir of Echoes (1999)
Stir of Echoes 2: The Homecoming (2007)
Teen Wolf (1985)
Teen Wolf Too (1987)
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
The Elephant Man (1980)
The Ninth Gate (2000)
The Prince and Me (2004)
The Soloist (2009)
The Time Machine (2002)
The Usual Suspects (1995)
True Colors (1991)
Tunnel Rats (1968)
Vegas Vacation (1997)
Watchmen (2009)

August 2
America Divided: 201 (2018)

August 6
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)

August 7
Having Our Baby (2017)
It Takes Guts (2016)

August 8
All I See Is You (2016)
Blood Ties (2014)

August 9
America Divided: 202 (2018)

August 10
Agatha Christie, Season 1 (Prime Original series)
Bleed for This (2016)

August 14
Avoiding Apocalypse, Season 1
The Stinky & Dirty Show, Season 2B (Prime Original series)
I Am Not Lorena (2014)

August 16
America Divided: 203 (2018)

August 17
Gringo (2018) (Prime Original movie)

August 21
Ambassadors of the Sky (2016)
Two of a Kind (2014)

August 23
America Divided: 204 (2018)

August 25
Disobedience (2017)
The Escape of Prisoner 614 (2018)
Woman Walk Ahead (2017)

August 26
Mother! (2017)

August 31
Billy the Exterminator, Season 1
Hangar 1: The UFO Files, Season 1
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Season 1 (Prime Original series)
True Tori, Seasons 1-2

NEW IN AUGUST – AVAILABLE FOR RENT ON PRIME VIDEO

August 4
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, HBO
*UFC 227 (PPV) – Dillashaw vs. Garbrandt 2, UFC

August 11
Murder on the Orient Express, HBO

August 12
Ballers, HBO, Season 4
Insecure, HBO, Season 3

August 17
AVP Gold Series – Manhattan, Prime Video (8/17-19)

August 18
Darkest Hour, HBO

August 20
Frankie Drake Mysteries, PBS Masterpiece, Season 1

August 25
Father Figures, HBO

August 31
AVP Gold Series – Chicago, Prime Video (8/31-9/2)

*UFC 227 is under the Prime Video | Pay-Per-View

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