New on Amazon Prime Video in October 2020

Want to know which new movies, TV shows, and originals are streaming on Amazon Prime Video this month? Read on...

by | September 28, 2020 | Comments

Updated October 2, 2020

It’s officially spooky season, and Amazon Prime Video is getting into the spirit with its “Welcome to the Blumhouse” series of four original horror films, starring a variety of talent including Phylicia Rashad, Peter Sarsgaard, Sarita Choudhury, and Sydney Sweeney. Black Box, The Lie, Evil Eye, and Nocturne all premiere throughout October.

Joining those films on Amazon Prime Video are a special filmed presentation of the Tony-nominated Broadway play What the Constitution Means to Me, the latest Savage X Fenty fashion show from Rihanna, and the eight-part supernatural comedy series Truth Seekers from Simon Pegg and Nick Frost.

Films hitting the streaming service in October include action films like Quantum of Solace and The Da Vinci Code, rom coms like A Knight’s Tale and The Wedding Planner, and Oscar-winning films Funny Girl, The Pianist, The Departed, and Girl, Interrupted.

Keep reading to find out what else is new on Amazon Prime Video in October, including new on-demand titles like holiday treat The Craft: Legacy and disaster film Greenland with some highlights noted at the top.


Black Box (2012)

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Description: After losing his wife and his memory in a car accident, a single father undergoes an agonizing experimental treatment that causes him to question who he really is.

Premiere Date: October 6

Greenland (2020)


Description: The film follows a family (Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, and Roger Dale Floyd) as they struggle for survival in the face of a cataclysmic natural disaster.

Premiere Date: available to buy on October 7 and to rent on October 27

Description: A follow-up to Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan sees Sacha Baron Cohen return to his prankster role as a documentary filmmaker exploring the wonders of American culture in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.

Premiere Date: October 23

The Craft: Legacy (2020)

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Description: A sequel to the 1996 movie The Craft, the film follows a group of high school students that form a coven of witches and stars Cailee Spaeny (Pacific Rim: Uprising), Gideon Adlon (Blockers), Lovie Simone (Selah and the Spades), Zoey Luna (Pose), and Nicholas Galitzine (Share), with Michelle Monaghan (Mission: Impossible franchise), and David Duchovny (The X-Files).

Premiere Date: Available to buy or rent October 27

Description: Co-created by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, Truth Seekers is an eight-part supernatural comedy series about a group of part-time paranormal investigators who team up to uncover and film ghost sightings across the UK, sharing their adventures on an online channel for all to see. However, as they stake out haunted churches, underground bunkers, and abandoned hospitals with their array of homemade ghost-detecting gizmos, their supernatural experiences grow more frequent, more terrifying and even deadly, as they begin to uncover a deeper conspiracy.

Premiere Date: October 30

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Available 10/1


Eight Millimeter (1999)

The Gambler Wore A Gun (1961)


1 Channels sampling: the first season of these subscription-channel series are available to Prime members this month.

Sons of the Soil: Season 1 *
1992: Berlusconi Rising: Season 1 (Topic)1
40 & Single: Season 1 (Urban Movie Channel)1
America’s Great Divide: From Obama to Trump: Season 1 (PBS Documentaries)1
Cisco Kid: Season (Best Westerns Ever)1
Cities of the Underworld: Season 1 (HISTORY Vault)1
Cold Case Files Classic: Season 1 (A&E Crime Central)1
Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror (Shudder)1

PNS Kids: Spooky Stories!: Season 1 (PBS Kids)1
Tales of Tomorrow: Season 1 (Best TV Ever)1
The Great British Baking Show: Season 1 (PBS Living)1

Thou Shalt Not Kill: Season 1 (PBS Masterpiece)1

Available 10/2

Savage X Fenty Show. Vol. 2*

Available 10/6

Available 10/8

Available 10/9

Chasing the Crown: Dreamers to Streamers*

Available 10/10

Available 10/11

Available 10/13

Batman: Death in the Family (2020) $

Available 10/14

Available 10/15

Halal Love Story (2020)

Available 10/16

What the Constitution Means to Me*

Available 10/21

Available 10/23

Available 10/26

Available 10/27

Available 10/29

Soorarai Pottru (2020)

Available 10/30

Available 10/31

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