You finally have some downtime to catch up on the TV shows and films you missed in 2023. But once faced with couch and screen you find yourself bewildered by the options at hand.
Sound familiar? To save you from choice paralysis, here’s a list of our picks for the best 2023 content on Prime Video to put on your watchlist now.
Class of ’07
When a tidal wave hits a 10-year reunion of an all-girls high school, the group must find a way to survive not just the apocalypse, but each other.
Two vastly different female detectives are thrown together to solve the murder of a local man in the sleepy seaside hamlet of Deadloch. Household Aussie names star, including Kate Box (Wentworth), Utopia’s Nina Oyama, and Tom Ballard.
Hot Potato: The Story of The Wiggles
Hot Potato is a backstage pass to the global phenomenon, The Wiggles. This nostalgic documentary chronicles the story of three preschool teachers, Anthony, Murray and Greg, and their friend Jeff, as they triumph over the odds to become one of the most successful children’s acts of all time.
(Sydney Film Festival Audience Choice Award Winner for Best Documentary)
When talented Bahrain refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi steps off the plane in Thailand he finds himself surrounded by police with an Interpol arrest order. What unfolds is the gripping true story of a heroic whistle-blower who, after speaking out about his own torture, sets off a revenge plot involving three countries, two royal families, and the world's most powerful sporting body, FIFA.
The Lost Flowers of Alice Hart
In this drama miniseries starring Sigourney Weaver, nine-year-old Alice Hart is raised by her grandmother June on a flower farm after losing her parents in a mysterious fire, where she learns there are secrets within secrets. But years on, an unearthed betrayal sees Alice forced to face her past. The all-star cast also includes Leah Purcell, Asher Keddie and Alycia Debnam-Carey.
The Test (Season 2)
The Test returned for a second season following the journey of the Australian Men’s Cricket Team after the exits of Captain Tim Paine and the subsequent departure of Coach Justin Langer. Navigating their way through scandal, discontent and an uncertain world, the players pull back the curtain to the inner-workings of the team.
From award-winning director Ben Affleck, AIR reveals the game-changing partnership between a then-undiscovered Michael Jordan and Nike’s fledgling basketball division which revolutionised the world of sports and culture with the Air Jordan brand. Stars Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Chris Messina, Marlon Wayans, Chris Tucker, and Viola Davis.
What if you lost your memory? What if a spy didn’t know they were a spy? Years ago, the top agents of Citadel, Mason Kane (Richard Madden) and Nadia Sinh (Priyanka Chopra Jonas), had their minds wiped. But, they’re called back to action as sinister forces emerge from the past. With the help of spymaster Bernard Orlick (Stanley Tucci), these former lovers must remember the past to save the future.
Daisy Jones & The Six
(Nominated in the Golden Globes, Emmys, Critics’ Choice and Grammy awards)
In 1977, Daisy Jones & The Six were on top of the world. Fronted by two heat-seeking missiles in Daisy Jones (played by Riley Keough) and Billy Dunne (Sam Claflin), the band rose from obscurity to fame. And then, after a sold-out show at Chicago's Soldier Field, they called it quits. Now, decades later, the band members finally agree to reveal the truth. This is the story of how an iconic band imploded at the height of its powers.
A modern take on David Cronenberg’s 1988 thriller, Dead Ringers features Rachel Weisz playing the double-lead role of Elliot and Beverly Mantle, twins who share everything: Drugs, lovers, and an unapologetic desire to do whatever it takes—including pushing the boundaries on medical ethics—to challenge antiquated practices and bring women’s healthcare to the forefront.
From the world of The Boys comes Gen V, a thrilling new series set in America’s only college for superheroes. These gifted students put their moral boundaries to the test, competing for the university’s top ranking and a chance to join The Seven, Vought International’s elite superhero team. When the school’s dark secrets come to light, they must decide what kind of heroes they want to become. The cast includes Jaz Sinclair, Chance Perdomo, Lizze Broadway and Patrick Schwarzenegger.
Good Omens (Season 2)
A naked archangel turns up at the door to renegade angel Aziraphale's bookshop, with no memory of who he is or how he got there. That’s when life becomes extremely complicated for Aziraphal—played by the brilliant Michael Sheen—and retired demon Crowley (David Tennant). Heaven and Hell are both desperate to find the runaway. As Crowley and Aziraphale attempt to fix a human romance, things become increasingly unsafe for them in the past and the present.
The third and final seasons have been announced, leaving fans eager for more of Neil Gaiman's brilliant storytelling.
I’m A Virgo
From visionary filmmaker Boots Riley (Sorry to Bother You), I’m A Virgo is a coming-of-age joyride about Cootie, a 13-ft-tall young Black man in Oakland, CA. Having grown up hidden away, Cootie soon experiences the beauty and contradictions of the world for the first time. He forms friendships, finds love, navigates awkward situations and encounters his idol, a real-life superhero named The Hero.
Invincible (Season 2)
Based on the groundbreaking comic book by Robert Kirkman, Cory Walker and Ryan Ottley, Invincible revolves around 18-year-old Mark Grayson. After an earth-shattering betrayal, Mark fights to rebuild his life. In the face of apocalyptic threats, he discovers new allies and wrestles with his greatest fear—that he might become his father.
Jack Ryan (Season 4, final season)
John Krasinski returns for the final season of Jack Ryan, who is on his most dangerous mission yet. As the new CIA Acting Deputy Director, Jack is tasked with unearthing internal corruption. As he investigates, Jack discovers the convergence of a drug cartel with a terrorist organisation, ultimately revealing a conspiracy much closer to home and testing our hero’s belief in the system he has always fought to protect.
Jury Duty is a documentary-style comedy series that shares the inner workings of an American jury trial through the eyes of one particular juror. The exclusive cast commentary includes secrets from the jury box, told by director Jake Szymanski, Ronald Gladden, and the jurors including James Marsden, Mekki Leeper, Cassandra Blair, and Maria Russell.
Reacher (Season 2)
When members of Reacher’s old military unit start turning up dead, Reacher has just one thing on his mind—revenge. Based on the Jack Reacher book series by Lee Child, Reacher stars Alan Ritchardson as the title character.
Red, White & Royal Blue
Based on the New York Times bestseller, Red, White & Royal Blue centres around Alex (Taylor Zahkar Perez), the president’s son, and Britain’s Prince Henry (Nicholas Galitzine) whose long-running feud threatens to drive a wedge in US/British relations. When the rivals are forced into a staged truce, their icy relationship begins to thaw and the friction between them sparks something deeper than they ever expected.
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Emerald Fennell brings us a beautifully wicked tale of privilege and desire. Struggling to find his place at Oxford University, student Oliver Quick (Barry Keoghan) finds himself drawn into the world of the charming and aristocratic Felix Catton (Jacob Elordi), who invites him to Saltburn, his eccentric family’s sprawling estate, for a summer never to be forgotten. Find out why this was one of the biggest and most talked about films of 2023.
The Continental: From The World of John Wick
The Continental is an event series revealing the violent origins of the iconic hotel-for-assassins in the John Wick universe. Set in 1970s New York City, Winston Scott (played by Colin Woodell) recruits a team to take on a vast conspiracy triggered by his brother's attack on The Continental. The bloody action drama explores the collision of family love, fate, and revenge.
The Marvelous Mrs Maisel (Season 5, final season)
In this fifth and final season, Midge finds herself closer than ever to the success she's dreamed of, only to discover that closer than ever is still so far away. One last chance to catch Rachel Brosnan in her career-defining role.
The Summer I Turned Pretty (Season 2)
Lola Tung returns for another season as Belly, who used to count down the days until she could return to Cousins Beach. But with Conrad (Christopher Briney) and Jeremiah (Gavin Casalegno) fighting over her heart and the return of Susannah's cancer, she's not sure summer will ever be the same. When an unexpected visitor threatens the future of Susannah's beloved house, Belly has to rally the gang to come together—and decide once and for all where her heart lies.
The Wheel of Time (Season 2)
Though Rand thought he’d destroyed the Dark One, evil is not gone from the world. Threats new and very old seek out the young friends from the Two Rivers, now scattered over the globe. The woman who found and guided them is now powerless to help, and so they must find other sources of strength. In each other, or themselves. In the Light... or the Dark. Stars Rosamund Pike, Barney Harris, Zoe Robins and Marcus Rutherford.