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What’s on Amazon Prime Instant Video UK? Check back here weekly for the latest note-worthy additions to Amazon Prime Instant Video UK. Today’s post is covering additions between the 8th and 14th of November. Please note that this is not a full, comprehensive list and merely a list of the most interesting.
After the death of her father, Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) devotes her life to science. Convinced of the existence of extra-terrestrial life, she uses satellites to sweep the stars for evidence. When she receives the transmission of what seems to be a blueprint from another species for the construction of a spacecraft, she has to fight for the right to lead the ship’s maiden flight.
Duration: 2 hours, 23 minutes
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Jodie Foster, Jena Malone, David Morse
The story of a time warp that enables a cop to communicate via ham radio back to 1969 and make contact with his dead father. Through their conversations, the son tries to prevent his father’s death and track down the killer of his mother.
Duration: 1 hour, 53 minutes
Director: Gregory Hoblit
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Jim Caviezel
Louis Theroux’s first theatrical feature documentary, from the Oscar winning producer of Searching For Sugarman and Man On Wire, sees the renowned filmmaker delve into the world of Scientology.
Duration: 1 hour, 39 minutes
Director: John Dower
Cast: Louis Theroux
The Griswolds have planned all year for a great summer vacation. From their suburban Chicago home, across America, to the wonders of Wally World fun park in California, every step of the way has been carefully plotted. Except a few hundred hysterical exceptions.
Duration: 1 hour, 38 minutes
Director: Harold Ramis
Cast: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo
Susanna White directs this adaptation of John le Carré’s best-selling novel from a script by Hossein Amini, with a cast headed by Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, Damian Lewis and Naomie Harris. Whilst taking a holiday in Marrakech, a young English couple Perry (McGregor) and Gail (Harris) bond with an enigmatic Russian businessman (Skarsgård) after a chance encounter.
Duration: 1 hour, 47 minutes
Director: Susanna White
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Stellan Skarsgård, Damian Lewis
Childhood sweethearts Holly and Gerry could finish each other’s sentences. No-one could imagine them apart. Until, that is, the unthinkable happens and Holly is faced with the prospect of spending the rest of her life without her husband.
Duration: 2 hours, 6 minutes
Director: Richard LaGravenese
Cast: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler
In this fast-paced thriller, Tango and Cash are hot-shot, rival LA cops forced to work together. The only things they have in common are their egos and a crime boss who frames them in drug deal. Finding themselves in prison, they put aside their rivalry, join forces, break out and hunt down the mobster.
Duration: 1 hour, 37 minutes
Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Albert Magnoli
Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell
Season 1 added
Nick Capelli emerges from prison into a world where his once strong mafia family has eroded, leaving him with no direction, but an uncontrollable need to try to recreate his past criminal life. In the modern world where the mafia doesn’t command respect like it used to, this series takes a look at what it would take for a modern crime organization to rise today
Duration: 10 Episodes
Cast: Martin Freeman, Adam Brody, Edi Gathegi, Otmara Marrero