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Amazon Prime Video Top 10 Shows and Movies: New Releases and Most Popular Today, October 18

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Markella Kavenagh and Lenny Henry, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

Markella Kavenagh and Lenny Henry, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

Prime Video

What does one do when The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is over and you want something else to watch? Watch Amazon Prime Video’s other epic fantasy series, The Wheel of Timeapparently. The Wheel of Time has joined Prime Video’s Top 10 movies and shows just days after The Rings of Power wrapped up its first season, as those who got a Prime subscription tour the rest of what’s available. (You could also check out our list of the best shows to watch on Prime Video!) The rest of the list is perfectly stable, with no changes.

The most popular new movies and shows on Prime Video are below, but we’ll also chime in on whether or not they’re worth watching. Just because something is popular, that doesn’t mean it’s good, right? And to help you plan what you’ll watch next, we’ve added the new shows and movies coming to Prime Video, too.

Coming soon to Prime Video:

  • May I Help You (2022) – Korean drama series about a young man working for an errand company and a female funeral director. (Oct. 19)
  • Torn Hearts (2022) – A pair of country music hopefuls travel to a music legend’s (Katey Segal) house for their big break but get trapped in a horrific set of mental and physical games. (Oct. 20)
  • American Horror Story Season 10 (2021) – The recent season of Ryan Murphy’s anthology features demons and aliens in this double feature installment. (Oct. 20)

Amazon Prime Video Top 10 Shows and Movies: October 17

Top 10 TV shows and movies on Amazon Prime Video

Willa Fitzgerald, Reacher

Willa Fitzgerald, Reacher

Amazon Studios

1. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

For fans of: Elves, orcs, dwarves, hobbits, etc.
Is it good?: It lives up to the high expectations placed on it [Review]
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 1

2. The Northman

For fans of: Blood, dismemberment, pillaging
Is it good?: This tale of Viking revenge is so good
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 2

3. Reacher

For fans of: Huge dudes kicking butt and doing detective work
Is it good?: Amazon’s hit action show is great and will be around for a long time [Review]
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 3

4. Memory

For fans of: Liam Neeson doing his thing, boomer assassins
Is it good?: This action thriller is far from Neeson’s best
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 4

5. The Terminal List

For fans of: Chris Pratt, military thrillers, tough guys
Is it good?: It’s a solid shoot ’em up adaptation of Jack Carr’s book [Review]
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 5

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Josha Stradowski and Barney Harris, The Wheel of Time

Josha Stradowski and Barney Harris, The Wheel of Time

Jan Thijs

6. Ambulance

For fans of: Brainless thrillers, sirens
Is it good?: It’s one of Michael Bay’s better films, if that’s saying anything
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 6

7. The Boys

For fans of: Superheroes, superjerks, superviolence
Is it good?: It’s one of TV’s best, and certainly the best satirical superhero series
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 7

8. dog

For fans of: Channing Tatum, dogs
Is it good?: The heart-tugging comedy is a solid buddy movie
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 8

9. The Summer I Turned Pretty

For fans of: Teen romance, beach vacations, love triangles, Abercrombie vibes
Is it good?: For a page-turning YA drama, it delivers the goods
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: 9

10. The Wheel of Time

For fans of: The Lord of the Rings
Is it good?: It’s another deep fantasy universe, but not quite on the scale of The Rings of Power [Review]
Trailer | Yesterday’s rank: n/a

Based on Amazon Prime Video’s Top 10 Movies and TV Shows list for Tuesday, Oct. 18