Wednesday, 27th September 2017 at 3:41 pm
As competitor Netflix prepare to roll-out cultural phenomenon
Stranger Things for a second season just in time for Halloween, Amazon Prime Video is fighting back with their own horror-tinged slate of new shows this October.
A TV series of The Exorcist arrives on the first of the month, before Lore, an Amazon original show based on the true horror podcast of the same name, drops on Friday the 13th.
On top of this, supernatural cop drama Lucifer and tech drama Mr Robot both return for third seasons o the 3rd and the 12th, respectively.
In the film department, there’s quite a few new and classic films to keep viewers ticking over into November, including the rest of the Twilight series, McDonald’s biopic The Founder and Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining.
all the great films and TV shows coming to Amazon Prime Video this October below.
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TV sequel to William Friedkin’s classic horror, starring Oscar-winner Geena Davis as the mother of a possessed girl The Exorcist: Season 1
The comic book adapation, which sees the devil assisting the LAPD in rounding up evil-doers, enters its third season Lucifer: Season 3
A group of monks (including Spider-Man’s Tom Holland) transport a sacred relic across Ireland in the 13th century Pilgrimage
Post-McConaissance Matthew McConaughey stars as an opportunistic, overweight prospector on the hunt for gold in an Indonesian jungle Gold
The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 & Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson as a young girl and her vampire lover in this stylish, yet ultimately soulless adaptation of Stephanie Meyer’s hollow Young Adult series The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
The film that inspired the TV series. Disclaimer: The special effects are not quite up to scratch Westworld (1973)
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway turn to a life of crime Bonnie and Clyde
Nonsensical thriller starring Antonio Banderas and Rebecca Romijn Femme Fatale
The anti-establishment drama is back for a third outing Mr Robot: Season 3
McDonalds: an origin story. Michael Keaton stars as the sleazy salesman who usurps the golden arches The Founder
Amazon’s answer to the true-crime craze: an anthological series based on real-life horror podcast of the same name Lore: Season 1
Helen Mirren enters unfamiliar ground in this political thriller alongside the late Alan Rickman and Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul Eye in the Sky
Jonny Depp does his Jonny Depp thing, this time in a musical about a demonic hairdresser Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
pre-McConaissance Matthew McConaughey in a rom-com with Kate Hudson Fool’s Gold
late-period Woody Allen, starring Joaquin Phoenix as an existentialist philosophy professor. One of the director’s darker turns Irrational Man
Cheesy family drama starring Kevin Spacey and Haley Joel Osment Pay it Forward
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan strike up a romance online in the days before Tinder You’ve Got Mail
There’s a ghost in the house Poltergeist (1982)
Swedish dramedy about a crotchety old retiree who comes out of his shell after a series of interactions with his boisterous neighbours A Man Called Ove
There’s no place like Prime The Wizard of Oz
Kubrick turns Stephen King’s novel into disturbing psychological horror The Shining
Cute little toys turn into terrifying monsters. Perfect for a nostalgic halloween Gremlins