What’s new on Amazon Prime Video in August 2020

If you find yourself with some time to catch up on movies and TV lately, Amazon Prime Video regularly adds fresh content, giving subscribers plenty of new and interesting things to watch each month. If you’re eager to make use of that new Amazon Fire TV, here’s the best of what’s new on Amazon Prime Video in August.

The coming-of-age drama Chemical Hearts follows a high-school senior whose life takes a romantic turn when he’s paired with a new transfer student to co-edit the school’s newspaper. The Amazon Original movie is based on Krystal Sutherland’s 2016 novel Our Chemical Hearts, and stars Austin Abrams and Lili Reinhart as the film’s star-crossed duo.

In addition to that standout, August also brings the critically acclaimed drama The Peanut Butter Falcon (arriving August 6), starring Zack Gottsagen and Shia LaBeouf, as well as Capone (arriving August 10), which casts Tom Hardy as aging gangster Al Capone.

Below, you’ll find the full list of everything that’s new on Amazon Prime Video in both July and August, with our recommended films and shows in boldface. If you’re still not sure what to watch, we have a list of the best movies streaming on Amazon, as well as a list of the best TV shows streaming on Amazon, to help you make an informed choice. If Amazon isn’t your only go-to streaming service, we’ve also got helpful articles on what’s best on Netflix and the best films on HBO‘s streaming service.

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TV

August 1

  • Beverly Hillbillies: Season 1 (Best TV Ever)
  • Beyond Scared Straight: Season 1 (A&E Crime Central)
  • Bitchin’ Rides: Season 1 (Motortrend)
  • Blood: Season 1 (Acorn TV)
  • Californication: Season 1 (Showtime)
  • Chesapeake Shores: Season 1 (Hallmark Movies Now)
  • Dusty’s Trail: Season 1 (Best Westerns Ever)
  • Fifth Ward: Season 1 (Urban Movie Channel)
  • Ice Road Truckers: Season 1 (History Vault)
  • Lego Jurassic World: Legend of Isla Nublar: Season 1
  • Les Miserables: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)
  • Moveable Feast: Season 1 (PBS Living)
  • Riviera: Season 1 (Sundance Now)
  • The Berenstain Bears: Season 1 (PBS Kids)
  • The Teacher: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)

August 7

  • Jessy & Nessy – Amazon Original Series: Season 1B

August 14

  • World’s Toughest Race: Eco Challenge Fiji – Amazon Original Series: Season 1

August 21

  • Clifford – Amazon Original Series: Season 2B

August 28

  • Prime Rewind: Inside The Boys – Amazon Original Special

Movies

August 1

  • 3:10 to Yuma (2007)
  • Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  • Inception (2010)
  • Margin Call (2011)
  • My Bloody Valentine (1981)
  • Rain Man (1988)
  • Rustlers’ Rhapsody (1985)
  • Safe (2012)
  • Something’s Gotta Give (2003)
  • Spare Parts (2015)
  • Spider-Man 3 (2007)
  • Steel Magnolias (1989)
  • The Holiday (2006)
  • Top Gun (1986)

August 3

  • Dora and The Lost City of Gold (2019)

August 5

  • Arkansas (2020)

August 6

  • The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019)

August 10

  • Capone (2020)
  • Hard Night Falling (2019)
  • Lucky Day (2019)

August 14

  • Bernie The Dolphin 2 (2019)
  • Master (2017)

August 18

  • The Cup (2012)

August 21

  • Chemical Hearts (2020) – Amazon Original Movie

August 22

  • The Legion (2020)

August 31

  • Primal (2019)
  • The Courier (2019)

New on Amazon Prime Video in July

If you missed our recap of everything arriving on Amazon in July, you can find it below.

TV

July 1

  • Lego City Adventures: Season 1
  • Suits: Season 9

July 3

  • Hanna: Season 2

July 6

  • The Fosters: Seasons 1-5

July 17

  • Absentia: Season 3

July 24

  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

July 29

  • Animal Kingdom: Season 4

Movies

July 1

  • 52 Pick-Up (1986)
  • Ali (2001)
  • An Eye for an Eye (1966)
  • Anaconda (1997)
  • Big Fish (2003)
  • The Bounty (1984)
  • Bug (1975)
  • Buried (2010)
  • Cold War (2013)
  • The Devil’s Rejects (2005)
  • Edge of Darkness (2010)
  • The Eye (2008)
  • The Eye 2 (2004)
  • Flashback (1990)
  • The Forbidden Kingdom (2008)
  • Hitch (2005)
  • Hollowman (2000)
  • The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete (2013)
  • Iron Eagle IV – On the Attack (1999)
  • Megamind (2010)
  • Midnight in Paris (2011)
  • Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)
  • Panic Room (2002)
  • Phase IV (1974)
  • Pineapple Express (2008)
  • Rabbit Hole (2010)
  • Sliver (1993)
  • Spanglish (2004)
  • Starting Out in the Evening (2007)

July 7

  • The Tourist (2010)

July 11

  • Vivarium (2020)

July 15

  • Shakuntala Devi: The Human Computer (2020)
  • The Weekend (2019)

July 24

  • Jim Gaffigan: Pale Tourist
  • Radioactive (2019)

July 27

  • Good Deeds (2012)

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