Films to get stuck into over the festive period

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The festivities are almost here and whilst Christmas this year is likely to look different for us all, there's always video streaming to keep our spirits up – and the choices are plentiful on Amazon Prime Video.

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We've rounded up top picks to watch over the festive period, including newly released series' and favourites for the whole family.

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  Best shows to watch on Amazon Prime over Christmas and New Year The Wilds (2020)

The Wilds

Not the usual pick for Christmas, but this new series from Amazon is sure to get you hooked.

A group of girls from different backgrounds and walks of life are left stranded on a deserted island after a plane crash. The film gets more strange when they realise that none of them are there by chance.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

My Dad's Christmas Date (2020)

My Dad's Christmas Date

A 16 year old girl decides to set her widowed father up on the journey to finding love again, by signing him up on an online dating site (without his knowledge) – surely nothing could go wrong, right?

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

Bombshell (2019)

Bombshell

Featuring an all-star cast including Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and Margot Robbie, this tale is based on a true story and depicts the scandal around Fox News and the women who who helped to bring down the empire.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

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Four Christmases (2008)

Four Christmases

Comedy, romance and a lot of Christmas cheer, sure to put a smile on the families face.

A Christmas pageant is missing a Mary and Joseph for the big Christmas production, can our protagonists keep their relationship afloat amongst the festive mayhem.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

Bad Santa 2 (2016)

Bad Santa 2

Bad Santa is back, this time he's off to a charity event for Christmas, whisky (of course) and sidekick in tow, what on earth could possibly go wrong?

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Knives Out (2019)

Knives Out

A classic case of whodunnit and an ode to one of the best in mystery and crime writing, Agatha Christie.

A crime novelist is killed in mysterious circumstances and our lead detective, Daniel Craig is sent to try and solve it.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

The Lie (2020)

Another unconventional option, but well worth the watch if you like thrillers.

Featuring famous faces such as Mireille Enos and Joey King, The Lie follows a teenage girl who has just confessed to killing her best friend and her loving parents, are doing everything they can to try and protect her.

Watch it now on Amazon Prime Video

 

Wondering what to watch with the family over Christmas? Check out the best Christmas films on Amazon Prime to watch now.