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Prime Video is definitely one of the top reasons why the $139 Amazon Prime Membership is worth it. Your Prime benefits include access to thousands of free Prime Video titles every month. And you’re not just limited to Prime Originals and exclusives.
With so much to browse through, we compiled a curated list of top shows and the best movies on Prime Video now. We’ll make sure to update this list at the beginning of every month so you know exactly what to look out for. In September, we’re celebrating several inspiring real-life stories.
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Movies on Prime Video for September 2023
Grab some tissues because you’ll find lots of emotional and inspirational programming in this month’s Prime Video movie releases. Also, Prime Video has a feature called Dialogue Boost. It allows you to increase the dialogue volume relative to the background noise (music and effects). While it’s available across all devices that support Prime Video, it is currently only available on select movies and series.
One Shot: Overtime Elite (2023)
One Shot: Overtime Elite is a captivating docuseries that follows twin brothers, Amen and Ausar Thompson, two highly anticipated draft picks, as they navigate rigorous training sessions and face various obstacles both on and off the court. By shedding light on alternative paths to reaching the NBA, Overtime Elite inspires ambitious basketball players and fans alike. Through its behind-the-scenes footage, viewers witness firsthand the dedication and commitment these players possess as they strive to turn their professional basketball dreams into reality. Streaming now.
Sitting in Bars With Cake (2023)
Based on true events, Sitting in Bars with Cake tells the story of a gifted baker, Jane, and her best friend Corinne, as they navigate life and relationships in Los Angeles. Jane, an introvert, decided it was time to change things up and agreed to spend a year bringing cakes to bars alongside Corinne. They call this unique practice “cakebarring”. However, just as they embark on this adventure, Corinne receives a serious diagnosis that presents them with an unexpected challenge. Streaming now.
Kelce is a poignant documentary that captures the journey of Jason Kelce, the revered captain of the Philadelphia Eagles, as he contemplates retirement after dedicating 11 years to the NFL. While he ultimately decides to return for the 2022-2023 season, Kelce grapples with his future in football while navigating fatherhood, co-hosting a podcast alongside his brother Travis, and striving for another Super Bowl victory. As Kelce leads the Eagles through a historic season, he reflects on his legacy and questions whether he still possesses the burning desire to continue playing. Streaming now.
A Million Miles Away (2023)
A Million Miles Away is a film based on the remarkable true story of Jose Hernandez, a NASA flight engineer. The movie chronicles his extraordinary journey from a humble village in Michoacan, Mexico, to the vast fields of the San Joaquin Valley, and ultimately to the awe-inspiring International Space Station. Overcoming numerous challenges with unwavering support from his family and teachers, Jose achieves what many thought impossible. Streaming Sept. 15.
Cassandro is an inspiring film that recounts the true story of Saul Armendariz, widely known as Cassandro, an openly gay amateur wrestler hailing from El Paso. Through his flamboyant and unconventional wrestling style as an exotico, Cassandro challenges societal norms within the world of professional wrestling. His journey not only breaks barriers within this traditionally macho industry but also leads to a profound personal transformation. Streaming Sept. 22.
The Fake Sheikh
The Fake Sheikh is a captivating three-part documentary series that delves into the fascinating life of Mazher Mahmood, an audacious undercover journalist hailed as the “King of the Sting.” Mahmood garnered international attention by employing elaborate disguises to entrap high-profile celebrities, renowned sports figures, and even members of royalty. However, his extraordinary demise unfolded when Britain’s most infamous tabloid journalist became entangled in his own sensational story. Streaming Sept. 26.
TV Series Coming to Prime Video in September 2023
This month you’ll find three new shows, a returning fave. Plus, Thursday Night Football will air three games on Prime Video.
The Wheel of Time (Season 2)
In the upcoming second season of The Wheel of Time, Rand and his companions from the Two Rivers will encounter fresh challenges despite Rand’s efforts to vanquish the Dark One. Stripped of their guide’s assistance, these young heroes must tap into their own inner strength and rely on one another to confront new and ancient threats. Their choices will ultimately define whether they draw upon the power of light or succumb to darkness. Streaming now!
Wilderness (Season 1)
Wilderness tells the captivating story of Liv (Jenna Coleman) and Will (Jackson-Cohen), a British couple living an enviable life in New York. They’ve got it all – a strong marriage, youth, and glamour. However, their perfect façade shatters when Liv discovers Will’s affair. Overwhelmed by heartbreak and anger, Liv becomes determined to seek revenge. When Will suggests a trip to America’s breathtaking National Parks as a way to salvage their relationship, Liv sees it as the ideal opportunity for payback. What was meant to be a dream holiday and fresh start quickly transforms into a harrowing nightmare. Streaming Sept. 15.
Written in the Stars (Season 1)
Written in the Stars is a one-of-a-kind dating show that takes a unique approach to matchmaking. Using astrology, singles are paired with potential partners based on their zodiac signs. In each episode, a single person representing one of the twelve signs is introduced to four potential matches, each with different levels of astrological compatibility. The conversations and chemistry between them are closely observed to see if they align with what the stars have in store. After the dates, the single must make a decision – should they follow or ignore the guidance of the stars? Streaming Sept. 15.
Gen V (Season 1)
Set in the same universe as The Boys, Gen V revolves around the lives of students at Godolkin University, an esteemed institution for superheroes. These young individuals face the usual trials and tribulations of college life, all while carrying the responsibilities of their extraordinary abilities. Balancing popularity, academic performance, and personal growth becomes even more complex when they uncover a nefarious scheme brewing within their school. Streaming Sept. 29.
BONUS: Thursday Night Football (2023)
Prime Video will air three Thursday Night Football games in September. Here’s the schedule for the month (coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET):
- Thursday, Sept. 14: Minnesota Vikings @ Philadelphia Eagles
- Thursday, Sept. 21: New York Giants @ San Francisco 49ers
- Thursday, Sept. 28: Detroit Lions @ Green Bay Packers