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15 Of The Best Films On Amazon Prime In Ireland Right Now 2023

15 Of The Best Films On Amazon Prime In Ireland Right Now 2023
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In the depths of Amazon Prime's vaults are plenty of films worth your time. We've picked out 15 of the best films on Amazon Prime in  Ireland which are available to stream at the moment.


They range in genre from crime thrillers to science fiction to comedy to romance to scary.


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The best films on Amazon Prime Video in Ireland

1. The Covenant

Year: 2023


Cast: Jake GyllenhaalDar SalimAntony Starr

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant follows US Army Sergeant John Kinley (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Afghan interpreter Ahmed (Dar Salim). After an ambush, Ahmed goes to Herculean lengths to save Kinley’s life.


When Kinley learns that Ahmed and his family were not given safe passage to America as promised, he must repay his debt by returning to the war zone to retrieve them before the Taliban hunts them down.

Watch The Covenant on Amazon Prime Video here

2. The Burial

Year: 2023

Cast: Tommy Lee JonesJamie FoxxJurnee Smollett

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10


Inspired by true events, when a handshake deal goes sour, funeral home owner Jeremiah O’Keefe (Tommy Lee Jones) enlists charismatic attorney Willie E. Gary (Jamie Foxx) to save his family business.

Tempers flare and laughter ensues as the unlikely pair bond while exposing corporate corruption and racial injustice in this inspirational, triumphant story.



Watch The Burial on Amazon Prime Video here



3. The Kill Room

Year: 2023

Cast: Maya HawkeSamuel L. JacksonUma Thurman, Alexis Linkletter, Joe Manganiello, Danny Plaza

IMDb Rating: 5.4/10

This 2023 film with a star-studded cast follows the life of a hitman, his boss, and an art dealer who are all involved in a money-laundering scheme, that unexpectedly turns the hitman into an overnight avant-grade sensation.

This forces her to play the art world against the underworld.


Watch The Kill Room on Amazon Prime Video here


4. The Hunger Games

Year: 2012

Cast: Jennifer LawrenceJosh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

The world of The Hunger Games may be well and truly over for many but for some, it has just begun.

The highly anticipated release of the movie's prequel titled 'The Hunger Games: The Ballads of Songbirds and Snakes' which has just arrived in the cinema is the perfect time to go and watch the movies again.

The original Hunger Games follows the storyline that every district in the nation of Panem must send a boy and girl to fight to the death in the annual Hunger Games competition.

Jennifer Lawrence is 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who volunteers to take her younger sister's place in the games for District 12, the boy picked from District 12 is Peeta (Josh Hutcherson).


Watch The Hunger Games on Amazon Prime Video here




Year: 2023

Cast: Toni ColletteMonica BellucciAlfonso Perugini

IMDb Rating: 5.4/10

Currently, the number one trending film on Amazon Prime Video, Mafia Mamma tells the story of a suburban American woman who inherits her grandfather's Mafia empire and defies everyone's expectations, including her own, as the new head of the family business.


Watch Mafia Mamma on Amazon Prime Video here



6. Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Year: 2020

Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Maria Bakalova, Tom Hanks

IMDb Rating: 6.6

A follow-up to the original 2006 film centering on the real-life adventures of a fictional Kazakh television journalist named Borat.

Borat returns to America from Kazakhstan this time around to reveal and find out more about the American culture, the Covid-19 pandemic and the political elections.

Watch Borat on Amazon Prime Video here



7. Fight Club

Year: 1999

Cast: Ed Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter

IMDb Rating: 8.8

Discontented with his capitalistic lifestyle, a depressed man meets a soap salesman and forms an underground fight club. The project becomes something much more than just an underground club where men can compete in hand-to-hand combat..


Watch Fight Club on Amazon Prime Video here



8. Gone Girl

Year: 2014

Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris

IMDb Rating: 8.1


With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.

One of the best thriller, mystery movies on Prime Video right now Gone Girl unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage.

On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing.

Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick's portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?


Watch Gone Girl on Amazon Prime Video here



9. 7500

Year: 2019

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Omid Memar, Aylin Tezel

IMBb Rating: 6.3

When terrorists try to seize control of a Berlin-Paris flight, a soft-spoken American co-pilot struggles to save the lives of the passengers and crew while forging a surprising connection with one of the hijackers.


Watch 7500 on Amazon Prime Video here



10. Nowhere Boy

Year: 2009

Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Anne-Marie Duff, Kristin Scott Thomas, Thomas Brodie Sangster

IMDb Rating: 7.1

A chronicle of John Lennon's first years focused mainly on his adolescence and his relationship with his stern aunt Mimi, who raised him, and his absentee mother Julia, who re-entered his life at a crucial moment in his young life.

This is a great insight into the iconic singer's life and how he became a global icon. One of the best films on Amazon Prime.


Watch Nowhere Boy on Amazon Prime Video here


11. 1917

Year: 2020

Cast: Dean-Charles Chapman, George MacKay, Daniel Mays

IMDb Rating: 8.3

At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of Thrones’ Dean-Charles Chapman) are given a seemingly impossible mission.

In a race against time, they must cross enemy territory and deliver a message that will stop a deadly attack on hundreds of soldiers—Blake’s own brother among them.

They must deliver the message on April 6th 1917 to stop 1,600 men from walking straight into a deadly trap.


Watch 1917 on Amazon Prime Video here



12. Monster

Year: 2003

Cast: Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern

IMDb Rating: 7.3 (IMDB)

Charlize is truly unrecognisable in this film about Aileen Wuornos, who was a Daytona beach prostitute who turned into one of America's most evil killers.

This film is based on the real life of Aileen Wuornos (played by Theron), a woman with a tortured past who turns to prostitution for money, and who eventually turned her anger into a motive for murder, becoming one of America's most infamous serial killers.


Watch Monster on Amazon Prime Video here



13. What's Eating Gilbert Grape

Year: 1993

Cast: Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis

IMDb Rating: 7.7

This film really pulls on the heart strings, one of the best heartfelt films on Amazon Prime Video 'What's Eating Gilbert Grape' follows the story of a young man played by Johnny Deppp in a mid-western town who struggles to care for his mentally-disabled younger brother and morbidly obese mother while attempting to pursue his own happiness.


Watch What's Eating Gilbert Grape on Amazon Prime Video here



14. The Revenant

Year: 2015

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter

IMDb Rating: 8.0

The film that finally got Leonardo Dicaprio his first-ever Oscar.

The Revenant tells the tale of a frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s who fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

This is a great watch and one of the best films on Amazon Prime Video in Ireland right now.


Watch The Revenant on Amazon Prime Video here



15. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

Year: 2014

Cast: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Norton, Emma Stone

IMDb Rating: 7.7

Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of a washed-up superhero actor (Michael Keaton) as he struggles to mount a Broadway play.

In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.


Watch Birdman on Amazon Prime Video here



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