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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 25th and 31st of October. Please note that this is not a full, comprehensive list and merely a list of the most interesting.
John Cusak stars as gothic writer Edgar Allan Poe in James McTeigue’s fictional imagining that puts the author on a mission to stop a serial killer who commits a string of murders based on Poe’s stories.
Duration: 1 hour, 50 minutes
Director: James McTeigue
Cast: John Cusack, Luke Evans
An exploration of how the actions of individual lives impact one another in the past, present and future, as one soul is shaped from a killer into a hero, and an act of kindness ripples across centuries to inspire a revolution.
Duration: 2 hours, 51 minutes
Director: Tom Tykwer, Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Cast: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry
A Bigger Splash is a dazzling, sensuous portrait of desire, jealousy and rock ‘n’ roll under the Mediterranean sun. From Luca Guadagnino, director of the Academy Award-nominated ‘I Am Love’, and starring Ralph Fiennes (Spectre), Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Grey), Matthias Schoenaerts (Far from the Madding Crowd) and Tilda Swinton (The Grand Budapest Hotel).
Duration: 2 hours, 4 minutes
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Cast: Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts, Tilda Swinton
This dark romantic comedy is a vindictive tale of love gone sour. A vengeful ex-girlfriend spends her waking hours thinking up ways of making life hell for the man who dumped her. This involves teaming up with another jilted lover. But the sparks fly when they start to fall for each other.
Duration: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Director: Griffin Dunne
Cast: Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick
Recently widowed Doctor Michael Hfuhruhurr, the world’s greatest neurosurgeon, injures Dolores Benedict in a car accident. He operates on her and saves her life using a technique of his own invention: cranial screw-top brain entry. As Benedict recovers, Hfuhruhurr falls in love with her and they are soon married. However, Benedict is only interested in Hfuhruhurr’s money and Hfuhruhurr still ye.
Duration: 1 hour, 26 minutes
Director: Carl Reiner
Cast: Steve Martin, Kathleen Turner
Academy Award winner Ben Affleck writes, directs and stars in this crime drama/romance. Based on the novel The Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan, Affleck’s film follows a career criminal (Affleck) who finds himself romantically involved with the manager of a bank (Rebecca Hall) he held up.
Duration: 1 hour, 59 minutes
Director: Ben Affleck
Cast: Ben Affleck, Rebecca Hall
Harry Tasker leads a double life, performing covert missions for the U.S government under a counter-terrorism task force called “The Omega Sector”. Agents Albert “Gib” Gibson and Faisal assist him in these missions under the command of Spencer Trilby. However, Harry’s wife, Helen, and his daughter, Dana, believe he is a boring computer salesman who does a lot of “corporate” travel.
Duration: 2 hours, 14 minutes
Director: James Cameron
Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jamie Lee Curtis