Top rated spell-binding movies on Amazon Prime Video

Check out today’s highest ranked spell-binding movies on Amazon Prime Video! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best spell-binding 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 The Handmaiden (2016)

1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a young woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering uncle, but she's involved in something greater that will soon be revealed.

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2016-06-01 | Thriller / Drama

Cast

Kim Min-hee, Kim Tae-ri

Rating

rating icon 8.3

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    handsomely mounted
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visually splendid
  3. Ranked #1 for
    exhibitionist

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2 Let the Right One In (2008)

Set in 1982 in the suburb of Blackeberg, Stockholm, twelve-year-old Oskar is a lonely outsider, bullied at school by his classmates; at home, Oskar dreams of revenge against a trio of bullies. He befriends his twelve-year-old, next-door neighbor Eli, who only appears at night in the snow-covered playground outside their building.

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2008-01-26 | Horror / Drama

Cast

Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    eerily beautiful
  2. Ranked #1 for
    scaled back
  3. Ranked #2 for
    indefinable acting

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3 Suspiria (2018)

A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the troupe's artistic director, an ambitious young dancer and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare, others will finally wake up.

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2018-10-11 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intoxicating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dragging along
  3. Ranked #1 for
    with artistic merit

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4 Man on Wire (2008)

On August 7th 1974, French tightrope walker Philippe Petit stepped out on a high wire, illegally rigged between New York's World Trade Center twin towers, then the world's tallest buildings. After nearly an hour of performing on the wire, 1,350 feet above the sidewalks of Manhattan, he was arrested. This fun and spellbinding documentary chronicles Philippe Petit's "highest" achievement.

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2008-07-25 | Documentary

Cast

Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    recreating
  2. Ranked #1 for
    razor-thin
  3. Ranked #1 for
    meticulously planned

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5 Padmaavat (2018)

Rajputana, India, 13th century. The tyrannical usurper Alauddin Khilji, sultan of Delhi, becomes obsessed with Queen Padmavati, wife of King Ratan Singh of Mewar, and goes to great lengths to satisfy his greed for her.

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2018-01-25 | Drama / History

Cast

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone

Rating

rating icon 7.0

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    visually brilliant
  2. Ranked #1 for
    opulent
  3. Ranked #1 for
    visual extravaganza

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6 The Prestige (2006)

A mysterious story of two magicians whose intense rivalry leads them on a life-long battle for supremacy -- full of obsession, deceit and jealousy with dangerous and deadly consequences.

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2006-10-19 | Drama / Mystery

Cast

Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman

Rating

rating icon 8.2

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    knocking socks off
  2. Ranked #1 for
    watching further
  3. Ranked #1 for
    watching several times

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7 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
    lush cinematography

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8 Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

A sweeping romantic epic set in Japan in the years before World War II, a penniless Japanese child is torn from her family to work as a maid in a geisha house.

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2005-12-06 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Zhang Ziyi, Gong Li

Rating

rating icon 7.7

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pretty picture
  2. Ranked #1 for
    richly detailed
  3. Ranked #2 for
    aesthetically pleasing

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9 Downfall (2004)

In April of 1945, Germany stands at the brink of defeat with the Russian Army closing in from the east and the Allied Expeditionary Force attacking from the west. In Berlin, capital of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler proclaims that Germany will still achieve victory and orders his generals and advisers to fight to the last man. When the end finally does come, and Hitler lies dead by his own hand, what is left of his military must find a way to end the killing that is the Battle of Berlin, and lay down their arms in surrender.

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2004-09-08 | Drama / History

Cast

Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara

Rating

rating icon 7.8

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most realistic portrayal
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most chilling
  3. Ranked #1 for
    megalomaniac

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10 The Lighthouse (2019)

Two lighthouse keepers try to maintain their sanity while living on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.

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2019-10-18 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Robert Pattinson, Willem Dafoe

Rating

rating icon 7.5

People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    can't make heads or tails
  2. Ranked #1 for
    multiple interpretations
  3. Ranked #1 for
    confounded

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