The first film screening in history took place on December 28, 1895 in Paris, a historic event that was witnessed by 35 people and was directed by the Lumière brothers. In the new millennium, far away from that time, the way of making and watching movies has been totally transformed, proof of this is Amazon Prime.
In comparison, now it is not necessary to go to a square or to the cinema to enjoy the moviesbecause with the advancement of technology and the arrival of streaming platforms there have been many advantages that movie lovers have obtained, like the fact of enjoying diverse plots and genres within reach of a click And no need to wonder how to download a video from Facebook.
Currently there are not only 500 one-minute movies available, as in those days, but Amazon-Prime and its competitors have a extensive catalog of productions, so the dilemma now is which titles to watch.
However, in this wave of novelties there are films that have managed to stand out and position themselves in the public’s taste. Then we leave you the list of the most popular from Amazon Prime Spain.
one. no time to die
In ‘No Time to Die’, James Bond is enjoying a well-deserved vacation in Jamaica. However, his peace ends when his friend from the CIA, Felix Leiter, seeks him out for a new mission that involves rescuing an important scientist who has been kidnapped.
two. The Addams Family 2: The Great Escape
The Addams get entangled in more crazy adventures and get involved in hilarious confrontations with all kinds of unsuspecting characters.
Bored and frustrated suburban housewife Connie and her best friend JoJo, a vlogger with dreams, turn a hobby into a multi-million dollar bogus coupon trap. After sending a letter to the conglomerate behind a stale cereal box and receiving an apology along with dozens of gifts, the duo hatch an illegal coupon club scheme that rips off millions of mega-corporations and delivers deals to legions of fellow coupon clippers. . On the road to total coupon dominance, a hapless Loss Prevention Officer from the local grocery chain joins forces with a determined US Postal Inspector in pursuit of these newly minted “Queenpins” of the crime of pink neck.
A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a secret mission to Mexico City and then to Rome, where he meets Lucía Sciarra, the beautiful widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and discovers the existence of a sinister organization known as SPECTRE. Meanwhile, in London, the new director of the Center for National Security questions Bond’s actions and questions the importance of MI6, headed by M. Bond covertly enlists Moneypenny and Q to help him search for Madeleine. Swann, the daughter of his old archenemy, Mr. White, who may hold the key to unlocking the mystery of SPECTRE. As Bond progresses through his mission, he discovers a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks.
5. Royal Casino
British agent James Bond (Daniel Craig)’s first assignment as Agent 007 leads him to Le Chiffre (Mads Mikkelsen), banker to terrorists around the world. To stop him and take down the terrorist network, Bond must defeat him in a high-stakes poker game at Casino Royale. Bond initially dislikes Vesper Lynd (Eva Green), the beautiful Treasury official who is tasked with keeping an eye on government money. But as Bond and Vesper are forced to fend off the deadly attacks of Le Chiffre and his henchmen together, a mutual attraction grows between them.
6. sky fall
In Skyfall, James Bond’s loyalty to M will be tested when M’s past comes back to haunt her. His life will be in danger, so agent 007 must locate and eliminate the threat, regardless of the personal price he will have to pay. Following the failure of Bond’s last fateful mission and the identities of various secret agents around the globe being revealed, MI6 headquarters is attacked, forcing M to move the agency from her. Due to these events, her authority and position will be threatened by Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now facing threats from both outside and inside, M decides to turn to the only ally she can trust: Bond. Agent 007 disappears into the shadows with only one ally: Field Agent Eve. Together they will track down the mysterious Silva.
During Yom Kippur, two young American women visit Jerusalem hand in hand with an attractive anthropology student. The timing couldn’t be more inappropriate: vacations and parties will lead to a biblical apocalypse and the trio must find a way to get out of a holy city turned into a real hell.
8. I Love America
A single woman who decides to bet on love again, catapulting her life from Paris to Los Angeles. From awkward dates to heartwarming surprise encounters, she understands that the journey to love is a journey within herself.
9. Quantum of Solace
Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 considers his new mission personal. During their investigation, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is much more complex and dangerous than they imagine. Forensic intelligence links an Mi6 traitor to a bank account in Haiti, where Bond meets the beautiful but combative Camille, a woman with motives of her own to take revenge on her. Thanks to Camille, Bond discovers the existence of Dominic Greene, ruthless businessman and important member of the mysterious organization.
10. The Atomic Ant
The atomic ant is not an ordinary ant. He has strange powers, enormous strength, wonderful hearing, the ability to fly. In short, he is a Super Ant and his mission is to help defend the Earth from the evil ones.
*Some titles may be repeated in the ranking because they are different episodes or seasons, and they may not have a description because the platform does not provide them.
The arrival of Amazon Prime to the streaming war
Amazon Prime Videoalso known as Prime Video, is a streaming service that offers movies and series available in live broadcast that was created by the Amazon company in 2006.
It should be noted that the video service is available in more than 200 countries and territories through the Prime Video or Amazon Prime subscription, which also provide the user with the Twitch Prime service at no additional cost.
As advantages, Amazon offers free trial periods and a discount if the user is a student and has an institutional or educational email address.
Although Prime Video primarily offers original content from Amazon Studiosalso allows its users to enjoy purchased content, but its catalog is smaller than that of other major market competitors such as Netflix and Disney+.
Among some titles that can be enjoyed on the platform are Transparent, The Man in the High Castle, The Grand Tour; as well as the series Crisis in six scenes, starring Miley Cyrus; anime like Dororo; besides having series made by Fox and AMC, among them The Walking Dead, Prison Break, American Horror Story, Mad Men, Gleeamong others.
It should be noted that some of his original productions have received Oscar nominationshighlighting the film Sound of Metalwhich is awarded two statuettes for Best Editing and Best Sound.
According to the data provided by the company itself, the coronavirus pandemic benefited the streaming platform after its transmission hours increased by 70 percent in 2020. Today it has more than 200 million users.
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