Watchlist: What’s New on Amazon Video in August

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From the animated family classic, All Dogs Go to Heaven to the violent Saw series, Amazon has plenty to choose from no matter what your taste. Check out some of our favorite titles coming this month. Remember: Amazon Prime members get unlimited access to all the content for free. Start your 30-day free trial here.

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1. All Dogs Go to Heaven (Aug. 1)

Burt Reynolds voiced the lead role of Charlie B. Barkin in this beloved animated tale of a murdered dog who returns to earth to perform one good deed. Also starring Vic Tayback, Dom DeLuise and Judith Barsi.

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2. Benny & Joon (Aug. 1)

Johnny Depp and Mary Stuart Masterson lead this quirky romance about an eccentric entertainer and a mentally ill woman who fall in love. Also starring Aidan Quinn and Julianne Moore.

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 3. Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (Aug. 1)

Their music will change the world, but first, two California teens must travel through time collecting famous figures from centuries past in order to pass high school history. Starring Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter and George Carlin.

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4. Saw (Aug. 1)

Kidnapped by a serial killer, Adam (Leigh Whannell) and Gordon (Cary Elwes) must workout an escape plan before losing their lives… or their limbs.

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 5. Florence Foster Jenkins (Aug. 27)

Meryl Streep received her 20th Oscar nomination for her portrayal of a New York socialite who dreams of being an opera singer, despite her lack of talent. Also starring Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg.

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1. Everything, Everything (Aug. 1)

A young woman with an immune disorder which prevents her from leaving the house falls in love with the boy next door and risks everything to be with him.

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 2. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (Aug. 8)

The Guardians must solve the mystery of Star-Lord’s parentage in the second installment of this Marvel Universe series. Starring Chris Pratt,  Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista.

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 3. DCU: Batman and Harley Quinn (Aug. 15)

Batman teams up with Harley Quinn to take on Poison Ivy and Floronic Man in this animated film. Starring the voices of Kevin Conroy, Melissa Rauch and Paget Brewster.

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 Amazon Channels


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1.  Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Aug. 12)

Magical beats are set loose in 1926 New York in this spinoff from the Harry Potter series. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterston and Dan Fogler. HBO trial required.

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2. Survivor’s Remorse (Aug. 20)

Season 4 of the hit series returns later this month. Watch it on Amazon with your STARZ subscription. Starring Ronreaco Lee and Jessie T. Usher.

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3. Whitney Can I Be Me (Aug. 26)

This documentary examines the life and untimely death of Whitney Houston. Showtime trial required.

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Amazon Originals


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1. Comrade Detective (Aug. 4)

The 1980s Romanian cop show has been digitally remastered and dubbed in English. Starring Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Jenny Slate.

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2. Lost in Oz (Aug. 4)

This animated series follows Dorothy Gale and her dog Toto as they search for Glinda the Good Witch in hopes that she can send them home to Kansas. Starring Ashley Boettcher, Allison Mack and Nika Futterman.

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 3. Tumble Leaf (Aug. 15)

The Emmy-winning animated series for preschoolers returns this month for its third season. Starring Christopher Downs, Brooke Wolloff and Zac McDowell.

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4. The Tick (Aug. 25)

In world where superheros are real, an accountant with no special powers teams up with The Tick to take on a super villain. Starring Peter Serafinowicz , Griffin Newman and Valorie Curry.

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