Best Movies and TV Shows Streaming on Prime Video in May 2019

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1. Suspiria (I) (2018)

R | 152 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

64 Metascore

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Tilda Swinton, Doris Hick, Malgorzata Bela

Votes: 35,650 | Gross: $2.47M

Available May 3

2. Good Omens (2019– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Comedy, Fantasy | Post-production

A tale of the bungling of Armageddon features an angel, a demon, an eleven-year-old Antichrist, and a doom-saying witch.

Stars: Adria Arjona, Brian Cox, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ilan Galkoff

Available May 31

3. Fleabag (2016– )

TV-MA | 27 min | Comedy, Drama

A six-part comedy series adapted from the award-winning play about a young woman trying to cope with life in London whilst coming to terms with a recent tragedy.

Stars: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Olivia Colman, Jenny Rainsford

Votes: 18,441

Season 2 available May 17

4. Sneaky Pete (2015– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, reuniting with his estranged family, that threatens to drag him into a world just as dangerous as the one he's escaping.

Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Shane McRae, Libe Barer, Peter Gerety

Votes: 22,726

Season 3 available May 10

5. Reservoir Dogs (1992)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

79 Metascore

When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant.

Director: Quentin Tarantino | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen, Chris Penn

Votes: 820,309 | Gross: $2.83M

Available May 31

6. Yardie (2018)

Not Rated | 101 min | Crime, Drama

52 Metascore

British crime drama film directed by Idris Elba based on the novel of the same name by Jamaican-born writer Victor Headley.

Director: Idris Elba | Stars: Antwayne Eccleston, Fraser James, Aml Ameen, Rayon McLean

Votes: 1,663 | Gross: $0.04M

Available May 15

7. Punisher: War Zone (2008)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

30 Metascore

Frank Castle known as Punisher ruthlessly demolishes organized crime, but it starts an even bigger war.

Director: Lexi Alexander | Stars: Ray Stevenson, Dominic West, Julie Benz, Doug Hutchison

Votes: 57,226 | Gross: $7.95M

Available May 16

8. King of Thieves (2018)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

47 Metascore

A true crime movie about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah, quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events.

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Michael Caine, Francesca Annis, Michael Gambon, Charlie Cox

Votes: 7,109

Available May 14

9. The Punisher (2004)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

33 Metascore

An undercover FBI agent becomes a vigilante assassin and sets out to unleash his wrath upon the corrupt businessman who slaughtered his entire family at a reunion.

Director: Jonathan Hensleigh | Stars: Thomas Jane, John Travolta, Samantha Mathis, Laura Harring

Votes: 142,134 | Gross: $33.68M

Available May 16

10. Wishenpoof (2014– )

TV-Y | 23 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy

Bianca is just like any girl...well, kind of. She has one teeny ability, "wish magic" - the power to make wishes come true.

Stars: Addison Holley, Scott McCord, Hope Cassandra, Katie Griffin

Votes: 88

Season 2 available May 10

11. Friday Night Lights (2004)

PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sport

70 Metascore

Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.

Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Derek Luke, Lucas Black

Votes: 54,157 | Gross: $61.19M

Available May 31

12. Crash (I) (2004)

R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

69 Metascore

Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption.

Director: Paul Haggis | Stars: Don Cheadle, Sandra Bullock, Thandie Newton, Karina Arroyave

Votes: 400,140 | Gross: $54.58M

Available May 5

13. Poldark (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

Ross Poldark returns home after American Revolutionary War and rebuilds his life with a new business venture, making new enemies and finding a new love where he least expects it.

Stars: Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson, Jack Farthing, Heida Reed

Votes: 20,714

Season 4 available May 17

14. Friday the 13th (1980)

R | 95 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

22 Metascore

A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning.

Director: Sean S. Cunningham | Stars: Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Jeannine Taylor, Robbi Morgan

Votes: 105,100 | Gross: $39.75M

Available May 31

15. Action Point (2018)

R | 85 min | Comedy

36 Metascore

A daredevil designs and operates his own theme park with his friends.

Director: Tim Kirkby | Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Eleanor Worthington-Cox, Chris Pontius, Dan Bakkedahl

Votes: 6,466 | Gross: $5.06M

Available May 8

16. The Yellow Handkerchief (2008)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

62 Metascore

A road trip through Louisiana transforms three strangers who were originally brought together by their respective feelings of loneliness.

Director: Udayan Prasad | Stars: William Hurt, Maria Bello, Kristen Stewart, Eddie Redmayne

Votes: 7,539 | Gross: $0.32M

Available May 2

17. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

26 Metascore

Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Betsy Palmer, Amy Steel, John Furey, Adrienne King

Votes: 51,245 | Gross: $21.72M

18. Dinosaur 13 (2014)

PG | 95 min | Documentary

66 Metascore

A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.

Director: Todd Douglas Miller | Stars: Stan Adelstein, Lanice Archer, Robert Bakker, Philip Currie

Votes: 3,285

Available May 9

19. Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)

R | 87 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

26 Metascore

Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Betsy Palmer, Amy Steel, John Furey, Adrienne King

Votes: 51,245 | Gross: $21.72M

Available May 31

20. The Romantics (2010)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

43 Metascore

Seven close friends reunite for the wedding of two of their friends. Problems arise because the bride and the maid of honor have had a long rivalry over the groom.

Director: Galt Niederhoffer | Stars: Katie Holmes, Anna Paquin, Josh Duhamel, Malin Akerman

Votes: 11,045 | Gross: $0.10M

Available May 13

21. Friday the 13th Part III (1982)

R | 95 min | Horror, Thriller

30 Metascore

Having revived from his wounds, Jason Voorhees takes refuge at a cabin near Crystal Lake. As a group of co-eds arrive for their vacation, Jason continues his killing spree.

Director: Steve Miner | Stars: Dana Kimmell, Tracie Savage, Richard Brooker, Terry Ballard

Votes: 41,350 | Gross: $36.69M

Available May 31

22. Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)

R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

16 Metascore

Still haunted by his past, Tommy Jarvis - who, as a child, killed Jason Voorhees - wonders if the serial killer is connected to a series of brutal murders occurring in and around the secluded halfway house where he now lives.

Director: Danny Steinmann | Stars: Melanie Kinnaman, John Shepherd, Anthony Barrile, Suzanne Bateman

Votes: 29,224 | Gross: $21.93M

Available May 31

23. Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives (1986)

R | 86 min | Horror, Thriller

30 Metascore

Tommy Jarvis goes to the graveyard to get rid of Jason Voorhees' body once and for all, but inadvertently brings him back to life instead. The newly revived killer once again seeks revenge, and Tommy may be the only one who can defeat him.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Thom Mathews, Jennifer Cooke, David Kagen, Kerry Noonan

Votes: 33,167 | Gross: $19.47M

Available May 31

24. Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

13 Metascore

Years after Tommy Jarvis chained him underwater at Camp Crystal Lake, the dormant Jason Voorhees is accidentally released from his prison by a telekinetic teenager. Now, only she can stop him.

Director: John Carl Buechler | Stars: Terry Kiser, Jennifer Banko, John Otrin, Susan Blu

Votes: 28,111 | Gross: $19.17M

Available May 31

25. Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)

R | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller

14 Metascore

A boatful of graduating high school students headed to Manhattan accidentally pull Jason Voorhees along for the ride.

Director: Rob Hedden | Stars: Jensen Daggett, Kane Hodder, Todd Caldecott, Tiffany Paulsen

Votes: 29,388 | Gross: $14.34M

Available May 31

26. The Durrells in Corfu (2016– )

TV-PG | 46 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

Based on the real-life events of the Durrell family as they resettle from England to Greece.

Stars: Keeley Hawes, Josh O'Connor, Milo Parker, Daisy Waterstone

Votes: 4,935

Season 3 available May 17

27. Federal Hill (1994)

R | 97 min | Crime, Drama

In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young men face their choices as they become adults. Bobby, who's sort of dim, owes $30,000 to a counterfeiter who's demanding ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Corrente | Stars: Nicholas Turturro, Anthony DeSando, Libby Langdon, Michael Raynor

Votes: 401 | Gross: $0.52M

Available May 19

28. Jesus' Son (1999)

R | 107 min | Drama

76 Metascore

A young man turns from drug addiction and petty crime to a life redeemed by a discovery of compassion.

Director: Alison Maclean | Stars: Billy Crudup, Robert Michael Kelly, Torben Brooks, Dierdre Lewis

Votes: 6,620 | Gross: $1.28M

Available May 20

29. Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Music, Mystery

A famous jazz saxophonist whose life is forever changed after he is accidentally shot.

Director: Paul Auster | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino, Richard Edson, Don Byron

Votes: 3,693

Available May 22

30. Morning Glory (2010)

PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.

Director: Roger Michell | Stars: Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, Noah Bean

Votes: 67,081 | Gross: $31.01M

Available May 25

31. The Frozen Ground (2013)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

37 Metascore

An Alaska State Trooper partners with a young woman who escaped the clutches of serial killer Robert Hansen to bring the murderer to justice. Based on actual events.

Director: Scott Walker | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Vanessa Hudgens, John Cusack, Dean Norris

Votes: 51,745

Available May 26

32. Antitrust (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

31 Metascore

A computer programmer's dream job at a hot Portland-based firm turns nightmarish when he discovers his boss has a secret and ruthless means of dispatching anti-trust problems.

Director: Peter Howitt | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Tim Robbins, Rachael Leigh Cook, Claire Forlani

Votes: 27,403 | Gross: $10.97M

Available May 31

33. Awaiting (2015)

95 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

Deep in the English moors, a sociopath preys on innocent people, until one day his secrets are finally revealed and an inevitable confrontation is at hand.

Director: Mark Murphy | Stars: Tony Curran, Diana Vickers, Rupert Hill, Peter Woodward

Votes: 755

Available May 31

34. Shanghai (2010)

R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

36 Metascore

A '40s period piece which revolves around an American expat who returns to Shanghai in the months before Pearl Harbor due to the death of his friend.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: John Cusack, Li Gong, Yun-Fat Chow, David Morse

Votes: 8,622 | Gross: $0.04M

Available May 2

35. Blaze You Out (2013)

R | 98 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

An unyielding young woman ventures into the ruthless underworld of the town's heroin trade in order to save her younger sister's life.

Directors: Mateo Frazier, Diego Joaquin Lopez | Stars: Veronica Diaz Carranza, Melissa Cordero, Q'orianka Kilcher, Mark Adair-Rios

Votes: 302

Available May 31

36. Body of Evidence (1992)

R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller

A lawyer defends a woman accused of killing her older lover by having sex with him.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Madonna, Willem Dafoe, Joe Mantegna, Anne Archer

Votes: 12,965 | Gross: $13.28M

Available May 31

37. Cougars Inc. (2011)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama

Sam has been expelled from every school and now he must find a creative way to pay for school, which he finds in an escort business entitled Cougars, Inc., leading to lessons he never expected to get.

Director: K. Asher Levin | Stars: Kyle Gallner, Sarah Hyland, Jim Belushi, Maeve Quinlan

Votes: 3,799

Available May 31

38. Deadtime Stories (1986)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror

A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories - about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and "Goldi Lox" and the three bears.

Director: Jeffrey Delman | Stars: Scott Valentine, Nicole Picard, Matt Mitler, Cathryn de Prume

Votes: 1,271 | Gross: $2.75M

Available May 31

39. Emperor (2012)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama, History, War

48 Metascore

As the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II, General Fellers is tasked with deciding if Emperor Hirohito will be hanged as a war criminal. Influencing his ruling is his quest to find Aya, an exchange student he met years earlier in the U.S.

Director: Peter Webber | Stars: Matthew Fox, Colin Moy, Tommy Lee Jones, Eriko Hatsune

Votes: 12,252 | Gross: $3.35M

Available May 31

40. Eulogy (2004)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

34 Metascore

A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.

Director: Michael Clancy | Stars: Ray Romano, Jesse Bradford, Hank Azaria, Rip Torn

Votes: 8,204 | Gross: $0.07M

Available May 31

41. F/X (1986)

R | 109 min | Action, Thriller

71 Metascore

A movie special effects man is hired to fake a real-life mob killing for a witness protection plan, but finds his own life in danger.

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff De Young

Votes: 15,911 | Gross: $20.60M

Available May 31

42. F/X2 (1991)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Thriller

48 Metascore

F/X man Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) is now a toy maker. Mike Brandon (Tom Mason), the ex-husband of Rolly's girlfriend Kim(Rachel Ticotin), is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Franklin | Stars: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Rachel Ticotin, Joanna Gleason

Votes: 7,923 | Gross: $21.08M

Available May 31

43. Flawless (2007)

PG-13 | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

57 Metascore

In 1960s London, an elderly caretaker convinces a glass-ceiling constrained American executive to help him steal a handful of diamonds from their employer, the London Diamond Corporation.

Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Caine, Lambert Wilson, Nathaniel Parker

Votes: 21,781 | Gross: $1.20M

Available May 31

44. Fluke (1995)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

After a man dies in a car crash, he is reincarnated as a dog and attempts to reconnect with his family.

Director: Carlo Carlei | Stars: Matthew Modine, Nancy Travis, Samuel L. Jackson, Eric Stoltz

Votes: 6,046 | Gross: $3.99M

Available May 31

45. Tiltott terület (1969)

91 min | Drama

Fire breaks out in the plastic factory and the entire building burns down. Benedek Kiss and Ádám Hoffer are held responsible for the fire. When a dead body is found under the ruins of the building, the police arrest both of them.

Director: Pál Gábor | Stars: György Bánffy, Zoltán Vadász, István Avar, Ferenc Némethy

Votes: 6

Available May 31