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2,500 + Noteworthy Movies on Amazon Prime

Movies that you may want to see and are available to stream for free on Amazon, if you have a Prime account. Newest additions to Amazon's Prime catalog are (primarily) at the end of the list. Amazon Originals have their own list now. This list doesn't include films that are free with add on subscriptions (i.e. Starz).

Notes have expiration dates for select titles, award nominations, noted directors/actors etc.

If you see a title that has expired, or is slated to leave Prime, feel free to tell me and I'll update accordingly. If you want to see all the movies (good, bad, and indifferent) leaving Prime in November, click here.

Not on Letterboxd: Freedom, Under the Red Sea (1950s documentary),…

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There are 134 historical films in this list.

  • Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    3

  • The Report

    9

  • A Bridge Too Far

    19

  • Peterloo

    29

  • Colette

    52

  • Woman Walks Ahead

    80

  • Rosenstrasse

    100

  • The Iron Mask

    133

  • Saints and Soldiers

    137

  • Into the Cold: A Journey of the Soul

    143

  • The Silver Screen: Color Me Lavender

    175

  • Abraham Lincoln

    179

  • Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages

    239

  • February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four

    269

  • Battle for Haditha

    281

  • The Beloved Rogue

    304

  • Tatsumi

    330

  • Les Misérables

    333

  • The Last of the Mohicans

    347

  • Under the Bombs

    358

  • Nostradamus

    376

  • Raiders of Old California

    463

  • Becket

    494

  • Captain Kidd

    563

  • Toast

    599

  • Lines of Wellington

    621

  • The Hornet's Nest

    626

  • Quiet Flows the Don

    666

  • The Gospel According to Matthew

    670

  • Being Evel

    680

  • Nefertiti, Queen of the Nile

    731

  • Finding Oscar

    753

  • Salt of the Earth

    782

  • Go for Broke!

    829

  • The Agony and the Ecstasy

    830

  • American Teacher

    882

  • The Tents

    898

  • Battleship Potemkin

    916

  • The Gospel of John

    1001

  • Stranger from Shaolin

    1183

  • December 7th

    1188

  • The Dawns Here Are Quiet

    1262

  • Empire of Lust

    1289

  • Winter of Frozen Dreams

    1316

  • A Real Vermeer

    1339

  • The Reckoning: Remembering the Dutch Resistance

    1353

  • Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

    1385

  • Parkland

    1458

  • Manifest Destiny: The Lewis & Clark Musical Adventure

    1495

  • God's Outlaw

    1504

  • Get Thrashed

    1567

  • Napoleon

    1663

  • Granito: How to Nail a Dictator

    1829

  • The Liberators

    1844

  • American Grindhouse

    1845

  • Killing Kasztner

    1883

  • Sorceress

    1933

  • A Century of Black Cinema

    1995

  • The Round Up

    2054

  • Bhopali

    2121

  • Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

    2154

  • Padmaavat

    2186

  • World Trade Center

    2192

  • Eight Men Out

    2207

  • The Man Who Invented Christmas

    2218

  • 1492: Conquest of Paradise

    2219

  • Mandingo

    2221

  • The Invisible War

    2262

  • Downfall

    2264

  • The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith

    2265

  • Youth

    2277

  • The Way Back

    2280

  • Gardens of Stone

    2298

  • Cyrano de Bergerac

    2301

  • The Square

    2324

  • D.O.A.

    2333

  • The Great Escape

    2360

  • The Bounty

    2385

  • An Honest Liar

    2392

  • The Birth of a Nation

    2397

  • Perceval

    2408

  • The Private Life of Henry VIII

    2434

  • Joan the Woman

    2444

  • Papillon

    2473

  • Pan Tadeusz

    2489

  • Battle of Britain

    2526

  • The Baby of Mâcon

    2564

  • The Age of Stupid

    2577

  • The Long Way Home

    2586

  • The Barkley Marathons: The Race That Eats Its Young

    2618

  • Hamlet

    2640

  • Why We Fight: The Battle of Russia

    2688

  • Khartoum

    2742

  • The Greatest Story Ever Told

    2750

  • 1900

    2754

  • Hotel Rwanda

    2772

  • Like the Clouds, Like the Wind

    2812

  • Fortress of War

    2822

  • Fuse: Memoirs of the Hunter Girl

    2851

  • Salvador

    2860