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Amazon Adding 86 New Titles This Week

Amazon this week is adding 86 new TV shows and movies to its Prime streaming lineup, including a much-anticipated Amazon original drama.

The new title list includes season one of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (pictured above), an Amazon original which stars John Krasinski in the title role as a CIA analyst forced into the field by an imminent terrorist attack.

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Krasinski, who starred in the NBC comedy, The Office, will get a chance to exhibit his action chops in the role previously played by such Hollywood heavyweights as Harrison Ford and Alec Baldwin. The cast also includes Abbie Cornish, Wendell Pierce and Noomi Rapace.

RottenTomatoes.com, which tracks critical reviews, gives the show a score of 68 out of a possible 100 with 17 of 25 critics surveyed saying they liked it.

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Also notable this week: Chinatown, the film noir classic starring Jack Nicholson as a particularly nosy detective in 1930 Los Angeles: There Will Be Blood, P.T. Anderson’s brilliant drama starring Daniel-Day Lewis as a ruthless oil prospector; and Blow Out, the 1981 Brian DePalma drama starring John Travolta as an accidental investigator of a presidential assassination.

Here is the complete list of new titles coming this week to Amazon Prime:

Sunday, August 26
Movies
Mother! (2017)

Friday, August 31
Series
Billy the Exterminator, Season 1
Hangar 1: The UFO Files, Season 1
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Season 1 (Prime Original series)
True Tori, Seasons 1-2

Saturday, September 1
Series
Asylum, Season 1
The Blue Rose, Season 1
The Broker’s Man, Seasons 1-2
The Field of Blood, Seasons 1-2
Golden, Season 1

The Kevin Bishop Show, Season 2
London Irish, Season 1
The Palace, Season 1
Parents, Season 1
Rocket’s Island, Seasons 1-3

Sam’s Game, Season 1
Texas Rising, Season 1
The Triangle, Season 1
Trust, Season 1
Westside, Seasons 1-3
Wild at Heart, Seasons 1-8

Movies
1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
A Field in England (2013)
A Good Woman (2006)
A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
A Murder of Crows (1999)

A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures (2010)
A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise (2012)
All You Can Eat Buddha (2017)
Bandits (2001)
Beowulf (2007)

Big Top Pee-wee (1988)
Blow Out (1981)
Bolero (1984)
Can’t Stand Losing You: Surviving the Police (2012)
Chinatown (1974)

Cool It (2010)
Double Impact (1991)
DragonHeart (1996)
Dressed to Kill (1980)
Fall Time (1993)

Fighting Temptations (2003)
Ghostbusters (1984)
Ghostbusters II (1989)
Going Overboard (1989)
Gutland (2017)

Hard Rain (1998)
Harry and Paul’s History of the 2s (2014)
Harry Price: Ghost Hunter (2015)
Hotel for Dogs (2009)
House of D (2004)

Hustle & Flow (2005)
Ingenious (2009)
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Joyride (1997)
Kill Me Again (1989)

Lea to the Rescue (2016)
Luk’Luk’I (2017)
Miami Vice (2006)
Over the Top (1987)
Paycheck (2003)

Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)
Prancer (1989)
Primal Fear (1996)
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings (1994)

Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)
Roger Dodger (2002)
Rustlers’ Rhapsody (1985)
Senorita Justice (2004)

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Small Town Saturday Night (2010)
Smokey and the Bandit (1977)
Stealth Fighter (1999)
The Amityville Horror (1979)

The Dark Half (1993)
The Eagle (2011)
The Great Outdoors (1988)
The Longest Yard (1974)
The Man Who Lost His Head (2007)

The Perfect Weapon (1991)
The Score (2001)
There Will Be Blood (2007)
Tonightly (2008)
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

— Phillip Swann

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