Top rated masterful movies on Amazon Prime Video

Check out today’s highest ranked masterful movies on Amazon Prime Video! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best masterful movies on Amazon Prime Video, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country. Maimovie provides context-aware recommendation based on extensive data gathered and analyzed by AI.

Last Update Jun 14 2021

1 Girl with a Pearl Earring (2003)

This film, adapted from a work of fiction by author Tracy Chevalier, tells a story about the events surrounding the creation of the painting "Girl With A Pearl Earring" by 17th century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer. A young peasant maid working in the house of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.

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2003-12-12 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth

Rating

rating icon 6.6

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography
  2. Ranked #1 for
    Baroque imagery
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visual beauty

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2 Ran (1985)

With Ran, legendary director Akira Kurosawa reimagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a singular historical epic set in sixteenth-century Japan. Majestic in scope, the film is Kurosawa's late-life masterpiece, a profound examination of the folly of war and the crumbling of one family under the weight of betrayal, greed, and the insatiable thirst for power.

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1985-06-01 | Action / Drama

Cast

Tatsuya Nakadai, Akira Terao

Rating

rating icon 8.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    truly epic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    epic feeling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    epic scope

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3 Notes on a Scandal (2006)

A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.

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2006-12-25 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unanticipated
  2. Ranked #1 for
    rounded character
  3. Ranked #2 for
    lust

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4 Rain Man (1988)

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

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1988-12-11 | Drama

Cast

Dustin Hoffman, Tom Cruise

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    upset
  2. Ranked #3 for
    once in lifetime
  3. Ranked #4 for
    admirable

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5 Sound of Metal (2020)

Metal drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf hoping it will prevent a relapse and help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew.

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2020-11-20 | Drama / Music

Cast

Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    drowned-out dialogue
  2. Ranked #1 for
    life-altering
  3. Ranked #1 for
    career-defining performance

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6 Snapshots (2018)

Rose spends her days fishing near the beautiful lake house she’s called home for 50 years. She’s not getting any younger and her daughter Patti worries about Rose being all alone, but the stubborn matriarch will not sell. There are memories here that she doesn’t want to leave. These come flooding back one weekend during a visit from Patti and granddaughter Allison, when a long-forgotten roll of film reminds Rose of the summer she met and fell in love with the bold and beautiful Louise.

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2018-08-14 | Drama

Cast

Piper Laurie, Brooke Adams

Rating

rating icon 7.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    absolutely terrific
  2. Ranked #2 for
    nothing short of superb
  3. Ranked #2 for
    veteran actress

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7 One Night in Miami... (2020)

In the aftermath of Cassius Clay's defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the boxer meets with Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to change the course of history in the segregated South.

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2020-12-25 | Drama

Cast

Kingsley Ben-Adir, Eli Goree

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    iconic figure
  2. Ranked #1 for
    cultural icon
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stagey acting

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8 Take Shelter (2011)

Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.

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2011-09-30 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain

Rating

rating icon 7.1

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sense of impending doom
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sense of foreboding
  3. Ranked #1 for
    pitch perfect performance

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9 Cold War (2018)

A man and a woman meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatally mismatched and yet drawn to each other.

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2018-06-08 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeously shot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    moody cinematography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    passionate

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10 Out of Africa (1985)

Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.

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1985-12-20 | History / Romance

Cast

Robert Redford, Meryl Streep

Rating

rating icon 7.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    deservedly won awards
  2. Ranked #1 for
    beautiful photography
  3. Ranked #1 for
    spectacular scenery

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