The Big Sick is a comedy-romance film based on the real-life courtship between Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon. The American Film Institute has chosen this as one of the top 10 films in 2017.
Manchester by the Sea is a drama film written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan and stars Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler, and Lucas Hedges. It first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was picked up by Amazon Studios.
Last Flag Flying is an Amazon Original movie directed by Richard Linklater starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, and Laurence Fishburne based on the 2005 novel of the same name written by Darryl Ponicsan.
Chi-raq is an Amazon Original movie directed by acclaimed filmmaker Spike Lee starring Nick Cannon, Wesley Snipes, and Teyonah Parris. This is an adaptation of the ancient Greek play Lysistrata by Aristophanes.
Landline is an Amazon Original film written and directed by Gillian Robespierre and co-written by Elisabeth Holm starring Jenny Slate, Edie Falco, John Turturro, Jay Duplass and Finn Wittrock. It premiered first at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.
The Handmaiden is an Amazon Original movie directed by Park Chan-wook and inspired by the novel Fingersmith written by Welsh writer Sarah Waters. It is also known as Agassi. It features Min-hee Kim and Jung-woo Ha.