New movies arrive on Prime Video every month. Others also abandon streaming services, so you might find yourself in “get them while they’re hot” mode, desperate to watch a movie before it’s no longer available. Conversely, you may not even realize that a movie that you wanted to watch has been added.
What is it about those movies that were never on your radar initially, but now catch your eye? We’ve rounded up three underrated movies on Prime Video that you need to watch in November, including a surprising sci-fi horror film, a thrilling psychological thriller, and a cute rom-com.
The Hollow Man (2000)
hollow Man When it was released more than 20 years ago, it probably didn’t get great reviews. But the Kevin Bacon-led sci-fi horror film, which spawned a direct-to-video sequel, is a special effects marvel that’s worth seeing and one of director Paul Verhoeven’s better American films. Bacon plays scientist Sebastian Caine, who volunteers to be a test subject for a new serum that can allegedly make you invisible. This works surprisingly well, except his teammates can’t figure out how to reverse the test. Angered and frustrated, Kane goes on a killing spree.
The film, which features a killer cast, including Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin and Kim Dickens, earned hollow Man Academy Award nomination for its visual effects. Sure, we’ve come a long way in visual effects over the last 20 years. But for the time being, hollow Man It was quite revolutionary.
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Along Came a Spider (2001)
Morgan Freeman and Monica Potter are an amazing match along came a SpiderSequel to the 1997 hit film kiss girls, in which Freeman starred opposite Ashley Judd. He reprises his role as Detective Alex Cross, now retired, but returns when the US President’s daughter is kidnapped, and the kidnappers offer him their chance to repeat the infamous crime of the 1930s. Alerts about the plan. Cross is paired with Secret Service Agent Jazzy Flanigan (Potter) to locate the missing girl and her kidnapper.
Labeled as derivative and unbelievable by some critics, that’s exactly what makes it along came a Spider A completely goofy, yet gritty and funny neo-noir psychological thriller that will have you watching.
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Looking for something a little lighter? Before becoming the Joker (his was arguably the best portrayal of the Batman character to date), the late Heath Ledger was making his mark in the teen rom-com genre in films like this one. 10 Things I Hate About You The modern (1990’s) edition of Shakespeare is the Taming of the Shrew About bad boy Patrick (Ledger), who goes on a date with antisocial Kat (Julia Stiles) to help his friend get a date with her popular sister.
A classic tale of opposites attract, what begins as a forced romance turns into something more when both Patrick and Kate begin to fall for each other. Both Ledger and Styles were praised for their performances and the script was praised for being clever and engaging. As far as predictable ’90s rom-coms go, 10 Things I Hate About You One of the most entertaining.
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