Best movies and TV on Amazon Prime Video

In this week's selection of films and shows on Amazon Prime, follow the story of two brothers on different sides of the law in 1974 Brooklyn, and how the violence of their lives threatens to rip their family apart. Check out true story of Vinny Pazienza, a boxer who worked his way to an astounding recovery following a near-fatal accident. Finally, an aristocratic family finds themselves attempting to find a murderer among themselves after another family member's guilt is called into question.

Blood Ties

Violence threatens to tear a family apart as two brothers, one a cop and one freshly released from a 12-year stint in prison for murder, clash over organized crime in Brooklyn in 1974.

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Bleed for This

Based on a true story, this film follows boxer Vinny Pazienza, known as The Pazmanian Devil, who, after a near-fatal car crash, attempts to recover and fight his way back into form in one of the most inspiring comeback stories in sports.

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Agatha Christie - Season 1

Based on Agatha Christie's Ordeal By Innocence, this Amazon original miniseries follows a wealthy family devastated by the brutal murder of its matriarch, Rachel Argyll. While her adopted son, Jack, was originally arrested for her murder, new evidence casts doubt on the identity of the murderer. Based on new clues, the rest of the Argyll family must discover the real killer in their midst.

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Looking ahead

Upcoming additions to Amazon's Prime Video lineup begin with the second part of season two of The Stinky & Dirty Show, in which anthropomorphic garbage truck Stinky and his backhoe friend Dirty embark on fun adventures. There's also All or Nothing: Manchester City, which goes behind-the-scenes for the 2017-2018 football season with Premier League-winning club. Finally, in the Amazon original dark comedy Gringo, pharmaceutical company employee Harold finds out he's losing his job, learns that his wife is cheating on him, and gets kidnapped by a drug cartel in a 24-hour span.

The Stinky & Dirty Show - Season 2 Part 2

Set off once again for a set of adventures with Stinky the garbage truck and his best friend, Dirty the backhoe loader. The two use the resources around themselves to have fun and find answers to the question "What if...?" Arrives August 14.

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All or Nothing: Manchester City

The latest season of this Amazon original documentary series follows Manchester City through its 2017-2018 season, in which the club broke records and wine the Premier League. This exclusive behind-the-scenes look delves into the lives of the players and coaches both on the pitch and off. Arrives August 17.

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Gringo

This Amazon original dark comedy tells the story of Harold Soyinka, a businessman whose week goes from bad to worse when he finds out he'll be losing his job and that his wife is having an affair. To put a cherry on top of this complete lack of sundae Harold finds himself kidnapped by soldiers of a drug cartel. Arrives August 17.

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