Amazon Prime Video

Close-up detail of the Amazon Prime Video app icon on an Apple iPhone 12 Pro smartphone screen, on November 11, 2020.

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Amazon Prime Video is an online subscription streaming service by e-commerce giant Amazon. Prime Video includes access to hundreds of thousands of movies and television episodes that you can stream on-demand. Its content library includes Amazon originals, a wide selection of new-release movies, and entire seasons of TV shows to rent or buy. Consumers can also subscribe to 100+ third-party partner channels like Showtime, Starz, A&E, Cinemax, and AMC. According to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, there are over 200 million Prime members with access to Prime Video as of April 2021.


  • How to Access Amazon Prime Content: You can stream from the web or using the Prime Video app on your smartphone, tablet, game console, set-top box, or select Smart TVs.
  • Notable Amazon Original TV shows: The Boys, Fleabag, Jack Ryan, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Transparent, Homecoming
  • Notable Amazon Original movies: Borat Subsequent Moviefilm, Coming 2 America, Jolt, Cinderella

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