News

New on Amazon Prime Video in October 2020

Want to know which new movies, TV shows, and originals are streaming on Amazon Prime Video this month? Read on...

by | September 28, 2020 | Comments

Updated October 2, 2020

It’s officially spooky season, and Amazon Prime Video is getting into the spirit with its “Welcome to the Blumhouse” series of four original horror films, starring a variety of talent including Phylicia Rashad, Peter Sarsgaard, Sarita Choudhury, and Sydney Sweeney. Black Box, The Lie, Evil Eye, and Nocturne all premiere throughout October.

Joining those films on Amazon Prime Video are a special filmed presentation of the Tony-nominated Broadway play What the Constitution Means to Me, the latest Savage X Fenty fashion show from Rihanna, and the eight-part supernatural comedy series Truth Seekers from Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

Films hitting the streaming service in October include action films like Quantum of Solace and The Da Vinci Code, rom coms like A Knight’s Tale and The Wedding Planner, and Oscar-winning films Funny Girl, The Pianist, The Departed, and Girl, Interrupted.

Keep reading to find out what else is new on Amazon Prime Video in October, including new on-demand titles like holiday treat The Craft: Legacy and disaster film Greenland with some highlights noted at the top.


HIGHLIGHTS



Black Box (2012)

- -

Description: After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an agonizing experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.

Premiere Date: October 6



Greenland (2020)

73%

Description: The film follows a family (Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, and Roger Dale Floyd) as they struggle for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster.

Premiere Date: available to buy on October 7 and to rent on October 27



Description: A follow-up to Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan sees Sacha Baron Cohen return to his prankster role as a documentary filmmaker exploring the wonders of American culture in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

Premiere Date: October 23



The Craft: Legacy (2020)

48%

Description: A sequel to the 1996 movie The Craft, the film follows a group of high school students that form a coven of witches and stars Cailee Spaeny (Pacific Rim: Uprising), Gideon Adlon (Blockers), Lovie Simone (Selah and the Spades), Zoey Luna (Pose), and Nicholas Galitzine (Share), with Michelle Monaghan (Mission: Impossible franchise), and David Duchovny (The X-Files).

Premiere Date: Available to buy or rent October 27



Description: Co-created by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, Truth Seekers is an eight-part supernatural comedy series about a group of part-time paranormal investigators who team up to uncover and film ghost sightings across the UK, sharing their adventures on an online channel for all to see. However, as they stake out haunted churches, underground bunkers, and abandoned hospitals with their array of homemade ghost-detecting gizmos, their supernatural experiences grow more frequent, more terrifying and even deadly, as they begin to uncover a deeper conspiracy.

Premiere Date: October 30


Related: The Best Shows on Amazon Prime Video


$ NEWLY AVAILABLE TO RENT/BUY ON AMAZON VIDEO
* AMAZON ORIGINALS

Available 10/1

Movies





Eight Millimeter (1999)
























The Gambler Wore A Gun (1961)






Series

1 Channels sampling: the first season of these subscription-channel series are available to Prime members this month.

Sons of the Soil: Season 1 *
1992: Berlusconi Rising: Season 1 (Topic)1
40 & Single: Season 1 (Urban Movie Channel)1
America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump: Season 1 (PBS Documentaries)1
Cisco Kid: Season (Best Westerns Ever)1
Cities of the Underworld: Season 1 (HISTORY Vault)1
Cold Case Files Classic: Season 1 (A&E Crime Central)1
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (Shudder)1



PNS Kids: Spooky Stories!: Season 1 (PBS Kids)1
Tales of Tomorrow: Season 1 (Best TV Ever)1
The Great British Baking Show: Season 1 (PBS Living)1

Thou Shalt Not Kill: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)1


Available 10/2


Savage X Fenty Show. Vol. 2*


Available 10/6







Available 10/8


Available 10/9


Chasing the Crown: Dreamers to Streamers*


Available 10/10


Available 10/11


Available 10/13

Batman: Death in the Family (2020) $





Available 10/14


Available 10/15

Halal Love Story (2020)


Available 10/16



What the Constitution Means to Me*


Available 10/21


Available 10/23


Available 10/26


Available 10/27


Available 10/29

Soorarai Pottru (2020)


Available 10/30


Available 10/31

Thumbnail: Amazon Prime Video


Like this? Subscribe to our newsletter and get more features, news, and guides in your inbox every week.

On an Apple device? Follow Rotten Tomatoes on Apple News.

Tag Cloud

Women's History Month child's play Freeform Nat Geo Sundance Now strong female leads 99% The Purge FOX Fox Searchlight war Travel Channel RT History deadpool robots TLC elevated horror Interview DC Universe YouTube NBC facebook FX Columbia Pictures Paramount Mystery ABC Family BAFTA reviews political drama green book breaking bad ghosts Film Festival sag awards rotten movies we love Netflix sequel asian-american Music sitcom 2016 72 Emmy Awards mission: impossible werewolf TNT theme song supernatural Dark Horse Comics award winner Trophy Talk quibi Binge Guide Nominations Cosplay Disney+ Disney Plus GoT Photos game of thrones serial killer OWN Chilling Adventures of Sabrina MCU TIFF APB Captain marvel Awards Tour Black Mirror Teen Video Games 24 frames Box Office Sundance sports archives Netflix Christmas movies BBC One spider-man Oscars twilight TCM Polls and Games OneApp Disney Plus joker chucky Anna Paquin nfl teaser MTV Countdown GLAAD Mary Tyler Moore crime drama films book name the review Comic Book cinemax Masterpiece diversity crossover ID IFC DC Comics Reality Competition Certified Fresh vampires RT21 casting japanese Ghostbusters CBS All Access First Look Shudder PaleyFest First Reviews Peacock psycho laika The Arrangement Tarantino New York Comic Con Action toy story SXSW hist spanish language Amazon Studios Red Carpet revenge stop motion Amazon Extras BET Comics on TV ESPN adaptation Rock anthology SundanceTV Rom-Com hispanic Watching Series Emmy Nominations worst technology Adult Swim President Britbox Mudbound Tumblr YouTube Premium Rocketman tv talk spy thriller Drama 4/20 toronto dogs venice cancelled television VH1 comiccon south america Esquire screen actors guild superhero YouTube Red 007 2015 remakes criterion satire period drama nature Super Bowl Musicals richard e. Grant San Diego Comic-Con HBO Turner Warner Bros. talk show A&E Trivia cancelled Grammys binge Television Critics Association golden globes aliens Creative Arts Emmys australia Pixar Superheroes transformers renewed TV shows biography independent Opinion based on movie best halloween Holidays halloween tv TV Land zombie screenings 21st Century Fox hollywood Walt Disney Pictures docudrama DGA Apple blaxploitation Set visit cancelled TV shows Horror Paramount Network Acorn TV The Walking Dead directors Emmys Fox News politics composers 2018 Alien Epix fast and furious Stephen King comedies blockbuster Spectrum Originals game show worst movies boxing mockumentary franchise Animation Western Sneak Peek WarnerMedia stand-up comedy SDCC true crime festival Sony Pictures Schedule Arrowverse Podcast Holiday Comedy dc Winter TV CW Seed cancelled TV series Country Discovery Channel YA canceled TV shows Superheroe 45 sequels Election Biopics disaster BBC Star Wars Shondaland TruTV dceu emmy awards witnail Syfy Year in Review Premiere Dates news Awards DirecTV james bond VOD children's TV Family DC streaming service Starz french christmas movies documentaries Valentine's Day LGBT cartoon die hard Rocky FXX AMC Bravo slashers Endgame CNN 20th Century Fox Marathons 2017 psychological thriller cats Marvel Studios a nightmare on elm street Hallmark Christmas movies Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Writers Guild of America science fiction American Society of Cinematographers football spanish PlayStation Pop TV Black History Month VICE TV renewals scary movies Avengers Baby Yoda BET Awards Classic Film A24 Toys Cartoon Network space See It Skip It Ellie Kemper National Geographic romantic comedy rotten Lucasfilm Sci-Fi Hulu documentary Academy Awards Song of Ice and Fire Disney Channel foreign indiana jones Ovation free movies TV thriller video on demand anime mutant Tomatazos Winners crime romance justice league stoner Crunchyroll 71st Emmy Awards travel concert Spring TV Showtime unscripted LGBTQ E! Lifetime Lionsgate WGN Fantasy Marvel Television Trailer spain X-Men medical drama crime thriller movie zero dark thirty Pride Month movies Calendar Television Academy Cannes Food Network Star Trek Pirates harry potter Martial Arts kids Reality Tubi singing competition streaming cops critics police drama The CW The Witch 2019 Apple TV+ Christmas Kids & Family TCA Winter 2020 Disney streaming service finale Apple TV Plus CMT El Rey Heroines IFC Films batman Character Guide video cooking comics fresh Marvel animated universal monsters ratings Elton John reboot Mary Poppins Returns discovery ITV classics E3 Mindy Kaling italian FX on Hulu dramedy all-time Hallmark Fall TV spinoff TCA 2017 Universal Mary poppins dark adventure historical drama Summer TBS MSNBC cults Comedy Central USA Network Disney natural history 2020 Amazon Prime Video Turner Classic Movies HBO Max what to watch comic books GIFs Spike Nickelodeon PBS Funimation black Sundance TV versus Chernobyl Vudu scorecard dragons comic boxoffice doctor who Amazon Prime nbcuniversal History television indie Best and Worst Film series Hear Us Out cars Logo TCA Awards miniseries zombies Quiz USA jamie lee curtis The Academy Lifetime Christmas movies HBO Go NYCC Thanksgiving parents rt archives Crackle Infographic Musical social media latino Pet Sematary obituary BBC America Pop CBS Brie Larson ABC TCA festivals canceled