Amazon Prime Video’s new period drama movies in May 2023

Another month, another selection of new movies and TV series to watch on Amazon Prime Video in the US!

The complete list of additions for May 2023 is as massive as ever, so here we’ve selected the best titles for fans of historical dramas, British TV, and classic movies to add to their watch list.

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May opens with a ton of classic movies to make your way through, and if you’re not sure what to start with, we suggest Russell Crowe’s A Beautiful Mind, which won four Oscars back in 2002.

There’s also World War II drama Darkest Hour, starring Gary Oldman under a ton of make-up as Winston Churchill, and Steven Spielberg’s jolly animated Tintin adventure from 2011.

Two acclaimed but hard-hitting dramas from 2022 also land on Prime this month, with Weinstein scandal drama She Said and 1950s racism drama Till arriving later in the month.

If you’re more in the mood for some fun escapism, we recommend a Bridget Jones double-bill and the first Mamma Mia! movie to lift your spirits.


Darkest Hour (available from 1st May 2023)


A Beautiful Mind (available from 1st May 2023)


Amistad (available from 1st May 2023)


The Adventures of Tintin (available from 1st May 2023)


We Were Soldiers (available from 1st May 2023)


Mamma Mia! (available from 1st May 2023)


Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason (available from 1st May 2023)


Bridget Jones’ Baby (available from 1st May 2023)


Till (available from 9th May 2023)


She Said (available from 19th May 2023)


Take a look at the complete list of May’s additions on Amazon Prime Video here:


1st May 2023

Amistad (1997)
Babe (1995)
Babe: Pig In The City (1998)
Babel (2006)
A Beautiful Mind (2002)
Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996)
Biker Boyz (2003)
Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)
Blue Crush (2002)
Blue Crush 2 (2011)
Bound (1996)
Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason (2004)
Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)
Carrie (2002)
Coneheads (1993)
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: You Are Special, Daniel
Tiger! (2012)
Daniel Visits A New Neighborhood (2022)
Darkest Hour (2017)
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
Europa Report (2013)
Failure to Launch (2006)
Fatal Attraction (1987)
Fletch (1985)
Fletch Lives (1989)
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Get Him to the Greek (2010)
Ghost Town (2008)
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
Hamburger Hill (1987)
Hard Eight (1997)
Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (2004)
Howard the Duck (1986)
I Am Not Your Negro (2017)
Identity Thief (2013)
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)
Kung Fu Hustle (2005)
Leap Year (2010)
Madagascar (2005)
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted (2012)
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Meet Joe Black (1998)
Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)
Patriot Games (1992)
Reminiscence (2021)
Rise: Blood Hunter (2007)
Rumble In The Bronx (1996)
Safe House (2012)
Saving Face (2005)
Shutter Island (2010)
Space Jam (1996)
The Adventures of Tintin (2011)
The Black Stallion (1979)
The Doors (1991)
The Front Page (1974)
The Heartbreak Kid (2007)
The Nutty Professor (1996)
The Quiet Man (1952)
The Rundown (2003)
The Shootist (1976)
The Terminal (2004)
The Wiz (1978)
Thelma & Louise (1991)
They Might Be Giants (1971)
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
True Grit (2010)
Virtuosity (1995)
We Were Soldiers (2002)


2nd May 2023

Jimmy O. Yang: Guess How Much? (2023)


5th May 2023

¡Hasta la Madre! del día de las Madres (2023)
Tommy Little: Pretty Fly for a Dickhead (2023)


9th May 2023

Till (2022)


11th May 2023

Academy of Country Music Awards show (2023)


16th May 2023

Zarna Garg: One in a Billion (2023)


18th May 2023

The Ferragnez – The Series season 2 (2023)


19th May 2023

She Said (2022)


23rd May 2023

Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)


26th May 2023

Hohlbeins’ – The Gryphon (2023)
Violent Night (2022)


28th May 2023

Top Five (2014)


29th May 2023

Hot Pursuit (2015)


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