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The Best Based on Books Movies on Prime Video

Finding a good Based on Books movie 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 of all time streaming on Prime Video.

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1. The Handmaiden

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8.1/10
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80/100
Released: 2016
Thriller, LGBTQ

What it's about: 1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle. But, the maid has a secret: she is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese count to help him seduce the heiress to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until the women discover some unexpected emotions.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Vudu).

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2. The Rhythm Section

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5.3/10
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65/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: After the death of her family in an airplane crash on a flight that she was meant to be on, Stephanie Patrick discovers the crash was not an accident. She then seeks to uncover the truth by adapting the identity of an assassin to track down those responsible.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, fuboTV & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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3. Leave No Trace

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, 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, fuboTV, Starz & 1 other), 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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4. You Were Never Really Here

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6.8/10
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73/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A traumatised veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, his 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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5. Downfall

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8.2/10
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80/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
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, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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6. Beautiful Boy

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7.3/10
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84/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Biography, Drama

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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7. Rendez-Vous

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5.7/10
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59/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
Romance, Thriller

What it's about: Simone inherits a dilapidated farmhouse in France and makes her way there with her husband Eric and their two children. Her dream is to turn the house into a bed and breakfast but as the hectic pace of the rebuilding gets underway, she gets caught up in the romance and chaos of it all. Losing sight of her goals, she must find her way back to the dreams and ambitions which brought her there in the first place.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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8. Paths of Glory

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8.4/10
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78/100
Released: 1957
Drama

What it's about: A commanding officer defends three scapegoats on trial for a failed offensive that occurred within the French Army in 1916.

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

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9. The Informer

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6.6/10
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69/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones.

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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10. The Lover

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6.9/10
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68/100
Released: 1992Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings and torrid encounters.

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

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11. 2046

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7.4/10
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71/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Romance, Science-Fiction

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 (Tubi & PlutoTV) & stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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12. We Need to Talk About Kevin

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7.5/10
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75/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

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 (Tubi, Plex, Vudu & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, fuboTV & 3 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

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7.8/10
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77/100
Released: 2000Rated: PG-13
Romance, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Two warriors in pursuit of a stolen sword and a notorious fugitive are led to an impetuous, physically-skilled, teenage nobleman's daughter, who is at a crossroads in her life.

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

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14. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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7.8/10
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77/100
Released: 2010Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

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 (Tubi, Plex & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. The Running Man

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6.7/10
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72/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Action & Adventure

What it's about: By 2017, the global economy has collapsed and U.S. 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) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. Rosemary's Baby

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8.0/10
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76/100
Released: 1968Rated: R
Horror, Drama

What it's about: A young couple, Rosemary and Guy, moves into an infamous New York apartment building, known by frightening legends and mysterious events, with the purpose of starting a family.

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

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17. Jungle

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6.7/10
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70/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: In 1981, an enthusiastic young adventurer follows his dreams into the Bolivian Amazon jungle with two friends and a guide with a mysterious past. Their journey quickly turns into a terrifying ordeal as the darkest elements of human nature and the deadliest threats of the wilderness lead to an all-out fight for survival.

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

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18. We Were Soldiers

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War and the soldiers on both sides that fought it.

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

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19. Love, Rosie

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7.2/10
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73/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

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?

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

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20. Escape From Alcatraz

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7.6/10
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74/100
Released: 1979Rated: PG
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: San Francisco Bay, January 18, 1960. Frank Lee Morris is transferred to Alcatraz, a maximum security prison located on a rocky island. Although no one has ever managed to escape from there, Frank and other inmates begin to carefully prepare an escape plan.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, fuboTV & 1 other), 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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21. The Lost City of Z

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6.6/10
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70/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

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 & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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22. Tell No One

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7.5/10
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71/100
Released: 2006
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A man receives a mysterious e-mail appearing to be from his wife, who was murdered years earlier. As he frantically tries to find out whether she's alive, he finds himself being implicated in her death.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PopcornFlix), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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23. Clear and Present Danger

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6.9/10
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71/100
Released: 1994Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Action & Adventure

What it's about: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

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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24. Little Big Man

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7.6/10
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85/100
Released: 1970
Drama

What it's about: Jack Crabb, looking back from extreme old age, tells of his life being raised by Indians and fighting with General Custer.

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

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25. Capote

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7.3/10
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72/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.

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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26. Pet Sematary

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5.7/10
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66/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Dr. Louis Creed and his wife, Rachel, move from Boston to Ludlow, in rural Maine, with their two young children. Hidden in the woods near the new family home, Ellie, their eldest daughter, discovers a mysterious cemetery where the pets of community members are buried.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, fuboTV & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $5.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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27. The Goldfinch

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6.3/10
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65/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $5.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Microsoft & Vudu).

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28. Papillon

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7.2/10
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71/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

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, fuboTV, Starz & 1 other), 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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29. The Little Hours

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5.8/10
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63/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Garfagnana, Italy, 1347. The handsome servant Masseto, fleeing from his vindictive master, takes shelter in a nunnery where three young nuns, Sister Alessandra, Sister Ginevra and Sister Fernanda, try unsuccessfully to find out what their purpose in life is, a conundrum that each of them faces in different ways.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, fuboTV & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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30. Dead Ringers

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7.3/10
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69/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

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 (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 1 other), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV, Starz & 3 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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31. Notes on a Scandal

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7.4/10
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70/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

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

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32. Wonder Boys

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7.2/10
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69/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Grady is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years—not since he wrote his award winning 'Great American Novel' 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he finds himself reeling from one misadventure to another in the company of a new wonder boy author.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, fuboTV & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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33. Creepy

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6.3/10
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73/100
Released: 2016
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: After having narrowly escaped an attempt on his life at the hands of a psychopath, detective inspector Takakura quits active service in the police force and takes up a position as a university lecturer in criminal psychology. But his desire to get to the bottom of criminals’ motives remains, and he does not hesitate long when former colleague Nogami asks him to reopen an old case.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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34. Cujo

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6.1/10
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65/100
Released: 1983Rated: R
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

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

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35. Hellraiser

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7.0/10
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70/100
Released: 1987Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

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 (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Shudder, The Criterion Channel & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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36. The Parallax View

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7.1/10
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65/100
Released: 1974Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

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 watch free online (PlutoTV), 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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37. Invasion of the Body Snatchers

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7.7/10
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70/100
Released: 1956
Horror, Science-Fiction

What it's about: A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.

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

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38. Headhunters

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7.5/10
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72/100
Released: 2011Rated: R
Crime, Action & Adventure

What it's about: An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary..

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other), 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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39. Hud

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7.8/10
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67/100
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 watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & fuboTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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40. The Glorias

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5.3/10
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67/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: An equal rights crusader, journalist and activist: Gloria Steinem embodies these and more. From her role in the revolutionary women's rights movement to her travels throughout the U.S. and around the world, Steinem has made an everlasting mark on modern history. A nontraditional chronicle of a trailblazing life.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $7.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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41. A Place in the Sun

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7.8/10
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67/100
Released: 1951
Romance, Drama

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 watch free online (PlutoTV), 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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42. Seabiscuit

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7.3/10
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70/100
Released: 2003Rated: PG-13
History, Drama

What it's about: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

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

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43. The Shootist

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7.6/10
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67/100
Released: 1976Rated: PG
Drama

What it's about: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and peace in a boarding house run by a widow and her son. However, it is not Brooks' fate to die in peace, as he becomes embroiled in one last valiant battle.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu, fuboTV & 1 other), 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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44. The Wicker Man

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7.5/10
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70/100
Released: 1973Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: Police sergeant Neil Howie is called to an island village in search of a missing girl whom the locals claim never existed. Stranger still, however, are the rituals that take place there.

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

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45. The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane

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7.1/10
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64/100
Released: 1976Rated: PG
Mystery, Thriller

What it's about: Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the landlady's creepy and increasingly persistent son, Frank, won't leave Rynn alone, she teams up with kindly neighbor boy Mario to maintain the dark family secret that she's been keeping to herself.

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

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46. Ernest & Celestine

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7.9/10
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85/100
Released: 2012Rated: PG
Comedy, Action & Adventure

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, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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47. Arkansas

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6.0/10
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62/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Kyle and Swin live by the orders of an Arkansas-based drug kingpin named Frog, whom they've never met. But when a deal goes horribly wrong, the consequences are deadly.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $5.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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48. Orlando

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7.2/10
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65/100
Released: 1992Rated: PG-13
Romance, Fantasy

What it's about: England, 1600. Queen Elizabeth I promises Orlando, a young nobleman obsessed with poetry, that she will grant him land and fortune if he agrees to satisfy a very particular request.

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

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49. Madame Bovary

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5.7/10
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60/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: The classic story of Emma Bovary, the beautiful wife of a small-town doctor in 19th century France, who engages in extra marital affairs in an attempt to advance her social status.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 4 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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50. The Haunting

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5.0/10
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62/100
Released: 1999Rated: PG-13
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: Dr. David Marrow invites Eleanor Vance, Luke Sanderson, and Theo to the eerie and isolated Hill House to be subjects for a sleep disorder study. The unfortunate guests discover that Marrow is far more interested in the sinister mansion itself — and they soon see the true nature of its horror.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, fuboTV & 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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