Here’s what’s new on Amazon Prime in July

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Get your queue in order.

After dominating its pilot season last year, Amazon Prime formally debuts The Last Tycoon in July. Trust us on this one. The prestige drama leads the pack on a huge haul of summer programming.

With summer in full swing, be sure to stay indoors, pour lemonade over ice, and binge with dignity.

New on Amazon Prime in July 2017: Editor’s Pick

The Last Tycoon

Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s unfinished final novel, published posthumously in 1941, The Last Tycoon contrasts the glitz of Hollywood’s Golden Age with the stark realities of the era in which those silver-screen dreams were being crafted. Matt Bomer (Chuck, Glee) is Monroe Stahr, a hotshot producer at a growing studio who’s overseeing a movie based on his late wife, a starlet whose tragic death only cemented her legacy as a beloved screen icon. He regularly butts heads with studio boss Pat Brady (Kelsey Grammer) over the proper balance between art and commerce, something that becomes all the more difficult with the rise of unions and as the growing influence of Nazi Germany threatens to interfere with his passion project.

Stahr and Brady themselves are loosely based on two real-life titans of Hollywood history: Irving Thalberg and Louis B. Mayer. Fitzgerald left The Last Tycoon unfinished when he passed away at age 44, but it was later completed and published based on his notes. Tycoon has been adapted for the screen a couple of times before, but this particular incarnation started as an HBO project back in 2013, before eventually finding a home at Amazon after the cable network ultimately passed on it. Writer Billy Ray (Captain Phillips) has been with the project throughout that process, both writing the script and ultimately directing the Amazon pilot that finally got made. And while HBO might have decided to pass on The Last Tycoon, the finished product definitely shows potential to be worthy of brushing elbows with shows like The Sopranos and Boardwalk Empire.

The Last Tycoon is gorgeously shot, with strong performances and a cracking-good script by Ray (favorite line: “I’m not talented enough to be unprepared—are you?”). —David Wharton

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New movies on Amazon Prime: July 2017

July 1

1 Dead Party
14 Women 
18 Swirling Riders
The 28th Day: Wrath of Steph
48 Hrs.
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Agent Cody Banks
Air: The Musical
All American Zombie Drugs
Another 48 Hrs.
Area 51
The Artworks
Assassin of the Tsar
BigFoot Wars
Blind Heat
Blood Moon Rising 
Blood Reaper 

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Bull Durham
Bumblef**k, USA
Bunnyman Massacre
Carne: The Taco Maker
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 
Clear and Present Danger
Cold Mountain
The Corrupted
Crystal River 
Cutthroat Island
Day We Met 
Dead Evidence
Death Wish IV: The Crackdown
Destination Vegas
Dirt Merchant
Dream a Little Dream
Drunk Wedding
The Eagle and the Hawk
Eight Men Out
The First Wives Club
Fly Me to the Moon
Foreign Fields
Frankenstein Reborn
Free Money
Frozen Kiss
G Men from Hell 
The General
Get Well Soon
Ghost Bride
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Hazard Jack
House Of The Dead
House of the Dead 2
The Hunt For Red October
Intimate Affairs
Into the Fire
Jack in the Box
Jingles the Clown
John Grisham’s The Rainmaker
Johnny Guitar

Killing Ariel
Killing Zoe
The Last Word
Lazarus: Day of the Living Dead 
The Letter
The Little Kidnappers
Little Red Devil
Lost in Siberia
Lovin Molly
The Lucky Ones
Married to the Mob
The Matrix Reloaded
The Matrix Revolutions
Meeting Spencer
The Midnight Meat Train
Model Behaviour
Morning Glory
Moscow Heat
My Bloody Wedding
New Order
Night Train
On the Q.T.
Paradise Lost
The Peacemaker
Phil The Alien
Pootie Tang
The Presidio
Princess Juliet
Private Lessons
Prophet’s Game
Reasonable Doubt
Red Tide
Relative Evil
Remington and the Curse of the Zombadings
Rescue Dawn
Rosemary’s Baby
Sample People
Shunned House
Silent Youth
Silo Killer 2
Slip & Fall 
Smoke N’ Lightnin’
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Star Trek IX: Insurrection
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Star Trek VIII: First Contact
Star Trek Vll: Generations
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Streets of Rage
Sugar Boxx
Suicide Kings
Sweet Angel Mine
The Tale of the Voodoo Prostitute
The Telling
A Texas Funeral
This Revolution
Top Dog
Up in the Air
When Justice Fails
Where Truth Lies
Who’s Your Monkey
Wild Wild West
Zombie Wars: Battle of the Bone

July 4

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Assignment

July 6

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The Salesman (Amazon Original)
Under the Gun

July 7

Begum Jaan

July 8

Our Kind of Traitor

July 9

Sliding Doors

July 14

Its Gawd!

July 19

Antarctica: Ice & Sky

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Miss Sloane

July 28


July 31

Jeepers Creepers

New TV shows on Amazon Prime: July 2017

July 1

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Mr. Robot, season 2

July 13


July 16

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Niko and the Sword of Light (Amazon Original)

July 21

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The Last Tycoon (Amazon Original)

July 28

The Living and the Dead


New movies on Amazon Prime: June 2017

June 1

2 Days in the Valley
Aeon Flux
All Over the Guy
Apocalypse Now
Apocalypse Now Redux
Black Rain
Blow Out
Blue Velvet
Bowling for Columbine
Bruce Lee Superstar
Burnt Offerings
Chinese Hercules
City of Gods (Ciudad de Deus)
Commando 2: The Black Money Trail
Desperate Hours
Dragon Eyes
Drunken Arts and Crippled Fist
Drunken Monkey, Floating Snake
El Gringo
The Fatal Flying Guillotine
Fighting of Shaolin Monks
Fire in the Sky
Gone Baby Gone
The Hanoi Hilton
The Invincible Armour
Invincible Obsessed Fighter
Lady of Burlesque
The Lady Says No
Lady Windermere’s Fan
Little Man Tate
Madame Behave
The Mandarin Mystery
The Mechanic
The Medicine Man
The Memphis Belle
Million Dollar Kid
Mind Over Murder
Miss Polly
Mission to Glory
The Monster Walks
The Most Dangerous Game
Mr. Mom
Mrs. Scooter
Murder at Midnight
Murder with Music
Night at the Follies
Nomads of the North
The Old Corral
One Exciting Night
One from the Heart
The Out-of-Towners
Outlaws of Sonora
Over the Top
The Patchwork Girl of Oz
Payoff in the Pacific
The Philly Kid
Pinto Rustlers
The President’s Mystery
Prison Break
Private Buckaroo
The Queen
The Racketeer
Reaching for the Moon

The Red Rope
Regarding Henry 
Revolt of the Zombies
Rex the Devil Horse
Riders of Destiny
Riders of the Whistling Pines
The Road to Hollywood
Roarin Lead
Robin Hood of the Pecos
Rough Book
Royal Bed, The
Saddle Mountain Roundup
The Savage Wild
The Scarlet Letter
Shaolin Drunk Fighter
Shaolin vs. Lama
Silver Blaze
Silver Horde
Six Gun Trail
Slightly Honorable
St. Benny the Dip
Stash House
The Strange Woman
Strategic Air Command
Submarine Warfare
Swing High, Swing Low
Target for Tonight
Tarzan and the Green Goddess
Tarzan of the Apes
The Tank
The Thief of Bagdad
Those We Love
Tomake Chai
True Heart Susie
Wanderers of the West
War Comes to America
Way of the West
West of Nevada
White Orchid
Within Our Gates
The Woman in Green
The Woman of the Town
World Trade Center
Zis Boom Bah

June 2

So Far
The Closing of Winterland
The Grateful Dead Movie
Truckin’ Up to Buffalo

June 4

20th Century Women

June 5

Ocean’s Eleven
Ocean’s Twelve

June 7

Art of the Steal
Brand New Testament

June 8

Girl Most Likely
I Am Not Your Negro

June 9


June 11

Star Trek Beyond

June 22

Paterson (Amazon Original)
David Lynch: The Art Life

New TV shows on Amazon Prime: June 2017

June 8

An American Girl Story: Summer Camp, Friends for Life (Amazon Original)
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: Tiger Family Trip

June 9

Le Mans: Racing is Everything (Amazon Original)

June 12

Arthur: D.W. & the Beastly Birthday

June 17

Kendra on Top

June 23

I’m Dying Up Here

June 29

All or Nothing

June 30

Danger & Eggs (Amazon Original)
Turn: Washington’s Spies

This article is frequently updated for relevance. 

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