It’s hard to keep up with all streaming services these days. After all, how many subscription services do you have to pay per month? If you want to keep it simple and stick to just one, Amazon Prime already has plenty of free movies out there that are sure to keep you entertained.
Do you want to save some money by enjoying some free movies on Amazon Prime? Well, you’re in luck because the service has all types of movie genres from your classic rom-coms to fast-paced action, adventure sci-fi, terrifying thrillers, and a whole lot more that you’re sure to love. Check out the best movies currently available to enjoy on the streaming platform here.
Almost Famous (2000)
There are tons of free and entertaining movies to enjoy on Amazon Prime, and one of them includes the feel-good indie classic Almost Famous. Directed by Cameron Crowe, Almost Famous is a film set in 1973, at the height of the rock and roll era. It follows the journey of 15-year-old William, whose passion for music earns him a job Rolling stone to interview a rock band called Stillwater.
Despite the objections of his incredibly protective mother, William joins Stillwater on the band’s tour and embarks on a memorable and fun journey. Almost Famous is just one of those perfect, feel-good coming-of-age movies that will have you smiling from ear to ear long after it’s over. This classic features big names like Billy Crudup, Frances McDormand, Kate Hudson, Patrick Fugit and more.
We’re sure we may not need to give you a summary of what this movie is about, given the fact Aliens is considered one of the greatest sci-fi / alien movies of all time. However, if you haven’t seen it yet, you should check it out on the list of free movies available to stream on Amazon Prime. After all, it is one of James Cameron’s best films and the talented and iconic Sigourney Weaver is starring. Watch out for all the action!
Sound of Metal (2019)
This indie gem was a hit this year, loved by critics and received six nominations and two wins at the recent Academy Awards. Sound of Metal nominated lead actor Riz Ahmed for Best Actor, making him one of the first Asian men to do so, and this film also won Best Sound and Best Film Editing. Overall, it’s a moving drama that was definitely one of Amazon’s best original movies released last year.
Riz Ahmed plays a heavy metal drummer in this movie, who must rediscover how to navigate his life after suddenly losing his hearing. As journalist Haleigh Foutch puts it: Sound of Metal is “A striking glimpse of human grace, reminding us that just because challenging, even devastating new conditions can change the texture of our lives forever, it doesn’t compromise the beauty those lives can have.”
The last black man in San Francisco (2019)
Now this film is yet another indie gem, telling a moving and powerful drama story. The last black man in San Francisco is truly one of the most beautiful, free movies currently available to stream on Amazon Prime. It revolves around a man named Jimmie as he and his best friend Mont try to get Jimmie’s house back, which is now expensive thanks to San Francisco’s gentrification.
The Avengers (2012)
Last on our list of great, free movies to enjoy on Amazon Prime, we of course had to add this classic superhero favorite. The Avengers is the movie that really changed the game for Marvel and the superhero movie genre as a whole, and this defining movie is now available to watch on Amazon Prime! Watch Cap, Thor, Iron Man, Black Widow, the Hulk and Hawkeye kick an angry ass and save the world in this movie.
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