What’s New on Amazon Prime in August 2023!

Prime Video has unveiled its lineup for August 2023, showcasing an impressive array of new movies, TV series, and specials. This month, Amazon Originals such as Red, White & Royal Blue, Shelter, and The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart starring Sigourney Weaver promise to captivate viewers. The latter tells the poignant tale of a young girl who finds solace on her grandmother’s flower farm following the tragic loss of her parents.

Meanwhile, Harlan Coben’s Shelter delves into the mysterious disappearance of a classmate, unraveling a web of dark secrets in the process. On a lighter note, the rom-com Red, White & Royal Blue transports us to a world where Uma Thurman reigns as president and her son finds unexpected love with a British prince.

Below, you’ll find our selection for the greatest shows and movies to enjoy on Amazon Prime Video in August 2023, along with the comprehensive list of all the content arriving on Prime Video. Let the entertainment begin.

10. The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

Genre:romance
Released Date:4 August 2023
Director:Glendyn Ivin
Cast:Sigourney Weaver, Alycia Debnam
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The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart, written by Holly Ringland, is an exquisite novel that beautifully combines romance and literary fiction elements. It has garnered much attention and is now being adapted into a captivating seven-part television miniseries by Amazon Studios. This upcoming drama series boasts an impressive cast, including renowned actresses Sigourney Weaver and Alycia Debnam-Carey. With its deeply emotional narrative and compelling characters, the show is sure to captivate audiences and bring the enchanting story of Alice Hart to life on the screen.

9. Harlan Coben’s Shelter 

Genre:thriller, mystery, crime
Released Date:18 August 2023
Director:Patricia Cardoso
Cast:Jaden Michael, Constance Zimmer, Sage Linder
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Harlan Coben’s Shelter is the first novel in his Mickey Bolitar young adult series. The book is currently being adapted into a television series, produced by Amazon Studios and MGM International TV Productions. The series, which will star Jaden Michael as Mickey Bolitar, falls under the genres of crime, drama, mystery, and thriller.

8. Honor Society

Genre:Comedy
Released Date:31 August 2023
Director:Oran Zegman, Molly Schiot
Cast:Angourie Rice, Gaten Matarazzo
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The comedy centers on Honor, a determined high school senior who will stop at nothing to secure a spot at Harvard. However, her plans take an unexpected turn when she falls for one of her most formidable competitors. Spiced with romance and ambition, the film follows Honor’s journey as she navigates the challenges of balancing love and achieving her dreams.

7. Red, White & Royal Blue

Genre:romance
Released Date:11 August 2023
Director:Matthew Lopez
Cast:Taylor Zakhar Perez, Nicholas Galitzine, Uma Thurman
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Red, White & Royal Blue, written by Casey McQuiston, is an LGBT romance novel that was first published on May 14, 2019, by St. Martin’s Griffin. This captivating book revolves around Alex Claremont-Diaz, the first son of the United States, and his enchanting love affair with Prince Henry, a member of the British royal family. Critics have widely praised the portrayal of their gay relationship in the novel. It’s worth mentioning that a film adaptation of this beautiful story is scheduled to be released on August 11, 2023.

6. Destination NBA: A G League Odyssey

Genre:documentary
Released Date:8 August 2023
Director:Liam Hughes, Bryant Robinson
Cast:Scoot Henderson, Denzel Valentine, Ryan Turell
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Destination NBA: A G League Odyssey is a captivating documentary that delves into the personal journeys of some of the most intriguing prospects in the NBA’s developmental league, the NBA G League. This character-driven film follows their arduous quests to secure the coveted opportunity of earning a spot on an NBA roster. Produced by Religion of Sports and The Ringer, this compelling documentary is set to premiere on August 8, 2023, exclusively on Prime Video.

5. Cocaine Bear

Genre:comedy, horror
Released Date:15 August 2023
Director:Elizabeth Banks
Cast:Keri Russell, Alden Ehrenreich, O’Shea Jackson Jr.
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Cocaine Bear is a 2023 American comedy horror film directed by Elizabeth Banks and penned by Jimmy Warden. Drawing inspiration from the true story of the “Cocaine Bear,” an American black bear that mistakenly consumed nearly 75 lb (34 kg) of lost cocaine, this movie boasts a captivating blend of comedy and thrills. The enigmatic tale of this extraordinary bear will keep audiences on the edge of their seats, as they immerse themselves in a twisted journey filled with unexpected twists and hilarious moments. Prepare to be amazed and delighted by this cinematic gem’s unique combination of laughter and suspense.

4. Bones And All

Genre:drama, horror and romance
Released Date:8 August 2023
Director:Luca Guadagnino
Cast:Taylor Russell, Timothee Chalamet
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Bones and All is a film that delves into the genres of Drama, Horror, and Romance. Adapted from Camille DeAngelis’ novel, it follows the captivating story of Maren (Taylor Russell) and Lee (Timothée Chalamet), two young individuals consumed by their cannibalistic instincts who unexpectedly fall in love. Together, they embark on an enthralling road trip across the vibrant backdrop of 1980s America, searching for Maren’s long-lost father while attempting to escape the clutches of their haunting pasts.

However, their journey is filled with numerous challenges and perilous encounters. This thought-provoking film delves into the depths of their unconventional love, questioning whether it can endure their inherent otherness and the consuming urges that spark within them.

3. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves

Genre:action, adventure, and comedy
Released Date:25 August 2023
Director:Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley
Cast:Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez
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Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves is a 2022 American fantasy heist comedy directed by Jonathan Goldstein and John Francis Daley. The film is based on the immensely popular tabletop RPG of the same name. Honor Among Thieves stars an ensemble cast led by Chris Pine, Michelle Rodriguez, Justice Smith, unleashed for the world to enjoy in March 2022. The movie is classified as an action, adventure, fantasy, and comedy.

2. Unseen

Genre:horror
Released Date:18 August 2023
Director:Yoko Okumura
Cast:Midori Francis, Jolene Purdy 
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Unseen is a horror thriller directed by Yoko Okumura in her feature directorial debut, written by Salvatore Cardoni and Brian Rawlins. The plot of Unseen centers on two women engaged in a phone conversation. Sam, portrayed by Purdy, receives a distressing call from Emily, portrayed by Francis, who has been forcefully taken by her deranged former romantic partner and taken out into the wilderness to harm her. This intense situation forms the foundation of the movie.

1. Women Talking

Genre:drama
Released Date:29 August 2023
Director:Sarah Polley
Cast:Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley
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“Women Talking” is a gripping drama film that delves into the lives of a courageous group of women and young girls residing in an unnamed and isolated Mennonite colony. It sheds light on the harrowing revelation that these women have suffered from the appalling reality of their male counterparts using livestock tranquilizers to suppress and violate their bodies. This powerful narrative is inspired by Miriam Toews’ thought-provoking novel, published in 2018. The film intriguingly explores the juxtaposition of themes such as sexual abuse and religion.

Notable actresses including Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Sheila McCarthy, Judith Ivey, Kate Hallett, Liv McNeil, and Michelle McLeod bring these characters to life in this poignant and captivating film.

So, as you can see above, we compiled the Prime top 10 series for August 2023. In addition, we give you the complete Prime August 2023 movie and TV show schedule below for your viewing.

August 1

  • The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
  • 3 Idiotas (2017)
  • A Shot in the Dark (1965)
  • Amadeus (1984)
  • American Gigolo (1980)
  • Behind the Sun (2001)
  • Braddock: Missing in Action III (1988)
  • Cahill: U.S. Marshall (1973)
  • Cantinflas (2014)
  • Charlie St. Cloud (2010)
  • Chato’s Land (1972)
  • City of Men (2008)
  • City Slickers (1991)
  • Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid (1982)
  • Dirty Harry (1971)
  • Filth (2004)
  • Frost/Nixon (2009)
  • Galaxy Quest (1999)
  • Gonzo (2008)
  • Hazlo Como Hombre (2017)
  • Hollywood: The Great Stars (1963)
  • I Wish (2011)
  • I’m Still Here (2010)
  • Killers (2010)
  • Me, Myself and Irene (2000)
  • Missing In Action (1984)
  • Missing In Action II: The Beginning (1985)
  • Monster’s Ball (2002)
  • One for the Money (2012)
  • Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)
  • Pinero (2001)
  • Posse (1993)
  • Punisher: War Zone (2008)
  • Red 2 (2013)
  • Red Dawn (2012)
  • Rio (2011)
  • Rio 2 (2014)
  • Road to El Dorado (2000)
  • Rumor Has It (2005)
  • Saw (2004)
  • Saw II (2005)
  • Saw III (2006)
  • Saw IV (2007)
  • Saw V (2008)
  • Saw VI (2009)
  • Stealth (2005)
  • Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine (2015)
  • Support Your Local Sheriff! (1969)
  • Swordfish (2001)
  • The Addams Family (2019)
  • The Black Stallion (1979)
  • The Day of the Jackal (1973)
  • The Goonies (1985)
  • The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
  • The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
  • The Punisher (2004)
  • The Watch (2012)
  • Things To Do In Denver When You’re Dead (1995)
  • Traffic (2001)
  • Un Padre No Tan Padre (2017)
  • Valentina’s Wedding (2018)
  • Walking Tall: The Payback (2007)
  • What a Girl Wants (2003)
  • When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  • Ya veremos (2018)
  • Yes Man (2008)
  • L.A. Law (1987)
  • Matlock (1987)
  • Minuto para Ganar (Minute to Win It) S1 (2012)
  • Primate S2 (2023)

August 4

  • The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart

August 8

  • Bones and All (2022)
  • Destination NBA: A G League Odyssey (2023)

August 10

  • The Killing Vote (2023)

August 11

  • 2 Guns (2013)
  • Red, White & Royal Blue (2023)

    August 15

    • Cocaine Bear (2023)
    • Of an Age (2023)

    August 18

    • Unseen (2023)
    • Harlan Coben’s Shelter
    • New Bandits

    August 22

    • The Black Demon (2023)

    August 24

    • Thursday Night Football (2023)

    August 25

    • Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves (2023)
    • Red (2010)
    • Wayne Shorter: Zero Gravity (2023)

    August 29

    • Champions (2023)
    • Snowpiercer (2014)
    • Women Talking (2023)

    August 31

    • Camino A Marte (2017)
    • Honor Society (2022)
    • Volverte a ver (2022)

    Conclusion

    The shows that will release in August 2023 on Netflix, Disney Plus, and Hulu can be found on our website. Don’t miss out on all the latest releases!

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