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The Best Based on Books Movies and TV Shows on Prime Video

Finding a good Based on Books movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Based on Books movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Prime Video.

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1. The Silence of the Lambs

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Released: 1991Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: Clarice Starling is a top student at the FBI's training academy. Jack Crawford wants Clarice to interview Dr. Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist who is also a violent psychopath, serving life behind bars for various acts of murder and cannibalism. Crawford believes that Lecter may have insight into a case and that Starling, as an attractive young woman, may be just the bait to draw him out.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, fuboTV & 1 other), stream on a TV everywhere service (AMC) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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2. Downfall

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Released: 2004Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Shout Factory TV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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3. To Kill a Mockingbird

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Released: 1962
Drama, Crime

What it's about: Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected lawyer, defends a black man named Tom Robinson against fabricated rape charges, the trial and tangent events expose the children to evils of racism and stereotyping.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Midnight in Paris

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Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. True Grit

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Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Following the murder of her father by a hired hand, a 14-year-old farm girl sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find—a man with 'true grit'—Reuben J. 'Rooster' Cogburn.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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Released: 2009Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson's novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger's niece

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Sundance Now & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. What's Eating Gilbert Grape

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Released: 1993Rated: PG-13
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother, who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver, Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Sony Crackle & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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8. Escape from Alcatraz

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Released: 1979Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: Escape from Alcatraz tells the story of the only three men ever to escape from the infamous maximum security prison at Alcatraz. In 29 years, the seemingly impenetrable federal penitentiary, which housed Al Capone and "Birdman" Robert Stroud, was only broken once - by three men never heard of again.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. Manhattan

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Released: 1979Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Manhattan explores how the life of a middle-aged television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. A Trip to the Moon

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Released: 1902Rated: G
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: Professor Barbenfouillis and five of his colleagues from the Academy of Astronomy travel to the Moon aboard a rocket propelled by a giant cannon. Once on the lunar surface, the bold explorers face the many perils hidden in the caves of the mysterious satellite.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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11. The Lincoln Lawyer

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Released: 2011Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A lawyer conducts business from the back of his Lincoln town car while representing a high-profile client in Beverly Hills.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Prime Video) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. The Man in the High Castle

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Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Explore what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States. Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel.

Where to Watch: 39 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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13. Good Omens

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Year: 2019-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Aziraphale, an angel, and Crowley, a demon, join forces to find the Antichrist and stop Armageddon.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & YouTube).

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14. Leave No Trace

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Released: 2018Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: A father and daughter live a perfect but mysterious existence in Forest Park, a beautiful nature reserve near Portland, Oregon, rarely making contact with the world. But when a small mistake tips them off to authorities, they are sent on an increasingly erratic journey in search of a place to call their own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Starz & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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15. We Need to Talk About Kevin

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Released: 2011Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle, PopcornFlix, Tubi & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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16. A Simple Favor

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Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Crime

What it's about: Stephanie, a dedicated mother and popular vlogger, befriends Emily, a mysterious upper-class woman whose son Nicky attends the same school as Miles, Stephanie's son. When Emily asks her to pick Nicky up from school and then disappears, Stephanie undertakes an investigation that will dive deep into Emily's cloudy past.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $7.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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17. The Dead Zone

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Released: 1983Rated: R
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Johnny Smith is a schoolteacher with his whole life ahead of him but, after leaving his fiancee's home one night, is involved in a car crash which leaves him in a coma for 5 years. When he wakes, he discovers he has an ability to see into the past, present and future life of anyone with whom he comes into physical contact.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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18. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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Released: 1978Rated: PG
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: The first remake of the paranoid infiltration classic moves the setting for the invasion, from a small town to the city of San Francisco and starts as Matthew Bennell notices that several of his friends are complaining that their close relatives are in some way different. When questioned later they themselves seem changed, as they deny everything or make lame excuses. As the invaders increase in number they become more open and Bennell, who has by now witnessed an attempted "replacement", realises that he and his friends must escape or suffer the same fate. But who can he trust to help him and who has already been snatched?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Showtime & Hoopla), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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19. Raazi

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Released: 2018
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: An Indian spy is married to a Pakistani military officer during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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20. The Ghost Writer

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Released: 2010Rated: PG-13
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Tribeca Short List) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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21. Ernest & Celestine

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Released: 2012Rated: PG
Animation, Comedy

What it's about: Celestine is a little mouse trying to avoid a dental career; Ernest is a big bear craving an artistic outlet. When Celestine meets Ernest, they overcome their natural enmity by forging a life of crime together.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Kanopy & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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22. 2046

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Released: 2004Rated: R
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Women enter and exit a science fiction author's life, over the course of a few years, after the author loses the woman he considers his one true love.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Tubi) & stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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23. You Were Never Really Here

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Released: 2017Rated: R
Drama, Mystery

What it's about: A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. Dead Ringers

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Released: 1988Rated: R
Drama, Horror

What it's about: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the meeker of the two, without the woman knowing the difference. Beverly falls hard for one of the patients, Claire, but when she inadvertently deceives him, he slips into a state of madness.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, PopcornFlix, Tubi & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Starz, Shout Factory TV & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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25. Great Expectations

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Released: 1946
Drama, Romance

What it's about: In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, Prime Video, The Criterion Channel & 1 other) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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26. Hellraiser

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78/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Horror, Cult

What it's about: An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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27. Beautiful Boy

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Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, Biography

What it's about: After he and his first wife separate, journalist David Sheff struggles to help their teenage son, who goes from experimenting with drugs to becoming devastatingly addicted to methamphetamine.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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28. The Lost City of Z

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Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Biography

What it's about: A true-life drama in the 1920s, centering on British explorer Col. Percy Fawcett, who discovered evidence of a previously unknown, advanced civilization in the Amazon and disappeared whilst searching for it.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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29. Hud

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Released: 1963
Drama

What it's about: Hud Bannon is a ruthless young man who tarnishes everything and everyone he touches. Hud represents the perfect embodiment of alienated youth, out for kicks with no regard for the consequences. There is bitter conflict between the callous Hud and his stern and highly principled father, Homer. Hud's nephew Lon admires Hud's cheating ways, though he soon becomes too aware of Hud's reckless amorality to bear him anymore. In the world of the takers and the taken, Hud is a winner. He's a cheat, but, he explains, "I always say the law was meant to be interpreted in a lenient manner."

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Epix), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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30. Wuthering Heights

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Released: 1939
Drama, Romance

What it's about: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff becomes companion and soulmate to Hindley's sister, Catherine. After her parents die, Cathy and Heathcliff grow up wild and free on the Moors and despite the continued enmity between Hindley and Heathcliff they're happy -- until Cathy meets Edgar Linton, the son of a wealthy neighbor.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Microsoft).

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31. Wake in Fright

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Released: 1971Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Wake in Fright is the story of John Grant, a bonded teacher who arrives in the rough outback mining town of Bundanyabba planning to stay overnight before catching the plane to Sydney, but as one night stretches into several he plunges headlong into his own destruction.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Tubi & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, ConTV & Shudder) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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32. A Street Cat Named Bob

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Released: 2016
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: Based on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Kanopy & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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33. A Place in the Sun

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Released: 1951
Drama, Romance

What it's about: An ambitious young man wins an heiress's heart but has to cope with his former girlfriend's pregnancy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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34. Heartland

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Year: 2007-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 13
Drama, Family

What it's about: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?

Where to Watch: 196 episodes (92%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Dove Channel & 3 others). 178 episodes (83%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 3 others).

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35. The Running Man

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Released: 1987Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and American society has become a totalitarian police state, censoring all cultural activity. The government pacifies the populace by broadcasting a number of game shows in which convicted criminals fight for their lives, including the gladiator-style The Running Man, hosted by the ruthless Damon Killian, where “runners” attempt to evade “stalkers” and certain death for a chance to be pardoned and set free.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. The Letter

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Released: 1940
Crime, Drama

What it's about: After a woman shoots a man to death, a damning letter she wrote raises suspicions.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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37. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

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Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Nick cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris, until Tris' friend Norah suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus beings an odd night filled with ups and downs as the two keep running into Tris and her new boyfriend while searching for Norah's drunken friend, Caroline, with help from Nick's band mates. As the night winds down, the two have to figure out what they want from each other.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. Twilight

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Released: 2008Rated: PG-13
Drama, Fantasy

What it's about: When Bella Swan moves to a small town in the Pacific Northwest to live with her father, she meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, a mysterious classmate who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. Despite Edward's repeated cautions, Bella can't help but fall in love with him, a fatal move that endangers her own life when a coven of bloodsuckers try to challenge the Cullen clan.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video), stream on a TV everywhere service (Freeform) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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39. A Prayer Before Dawn

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Released: 2018Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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40. Where the Wild Things Are

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76/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Children

What it's about: Max imagines running away from his mom and sailing to a far-off land where large talking beasts -- Ira, Carol, Douglas, the Bull, Judith and Alexander -- crown him as their king, play rumpus, build forts and discover secret hideaways.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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41. Patrick Melrose

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8.1/10
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75/100
Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Showtime, fuboTV & 1 other). 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime). 5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video & 2 others).

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42. Papillon

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7.2/10
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75/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Henri “Papillon” Charrière, a safecracker from the Parisian underworld, is wrongfully convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, where he forges a strong friendship with Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who needs his protection.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Starz & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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43. Sabotage

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 1937
Thriller, Crime

What it's about: Karl Anton Verloc and his wife own a small cinema in a quiet London suburb where they live seemingly happily. But Mrs. Verloc does not know that her husband has a secret that will affect their relationship and threaten her teenage brother's life…

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, Prime Video, FilmBox & 2 others) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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44. The Parallax View

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7.1/10
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75/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & CBS All Access) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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45. The Dressmaker

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7.1/10
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74/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: In 1950s Australia, beautiful, talented dressmaker Tilly returns to her tiny hometown to right wrongs from her past. As she tries to reconcile with her mother, she starts to fall in love while transforming the fashion of the town.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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46. Love, Rosie

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7.2/10
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74/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Since the moment they met at age 5, Rosie and Alex have been best friends, facing the highs and lows of growing up side by side. A fleeting shared moment, one missed opportunity, and the decisions that follow send their lives in completely different directions. As each navigates the complexities of life, love, and everything in between, they always find their way back to each other - but is it just friendship, or something more? Based on Cecelia Ahern's bestselling novel, LOVE, ROSIE is a heart-warming, modern comedy-of-errors posing the ultimate question: do we really only get one shot at true love?

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Sony Crackle), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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47. Tales from the Loop

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7.5/10
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73/100
Year: 2020-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Science-Fiction, Drama

What it's about: The story of the town and people who live above “The Loop,” a machine built to unlock and explore the mysteries of the universe – making things possible that were previously relegated only to science fiction.

Where to Watch: 8 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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48. Room at the Top

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7.5/10
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73/100
Released: 1959
Drama, Romance

What it's about: An ambitious young accountant schemes to wed a wealthy factory owner's daughter, despite falling in love with a married older woman.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Shout Factory TV & Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shout Factory TV & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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49. A Very English Scandal

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7.7/10
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73/100
Year: 2018-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Biography, Comedy

What it's about: It's the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been legalised and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he's desperate to hide.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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50. Ballet Shoes

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6.6/10
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72/100
Released: 2008Rated: PG
Drama, Family

What it's about: An unusual explorer named Gum and his kindly niece adopt three orphans -- Pauline, Petrova and Posy -- and raise them as sisters in 1930s London. But the girls must fend for themselves when Gum doesn't return from one of his adventures. Together, they nurture their passions for acting, aviation and ballet in this charming TV adaptation of Noel Streatfield's novel.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).