The Best Amazon Prime Original Movies in the Company’s History

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10. The Aeronauts (2019)
> IMDb user rating: 6.6/10 (30,398 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 95% (39 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 71% (189 reviews)
> Directed by: Tom Harper

A stubborn scientist and a rich widow team up in the 1860s for a gas balloon expedition that will take them flying higher than anyone else in history, finding themselves in a fight for their lives in the process.

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9. Uncle Frank (2020)
> IMDb user rating: 7.3/10 (17,767 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 84% (468 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 77% (119 reviews)
> Directed by: Alan Ball

“Uncle Frank” is a comedy-drama and essentially a road trip movie. The story centers on a gay man in 1973 who goes home for his father’s funeral and is forced to confrot his past.

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8. The Report (2019)
> IMDb user rating: 7.2/10 (38,426 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 82% (1,058 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 82% (240 reviews)
> Directed by: Scott Z. Burns

“The Report” is a political drama about a staffer working for a senator on the Senate Intelligence committee. He is tasked with investigating the CIA’s use of torture on suspected terrorists after 9/11 and uncovers alarming secrets.

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7. Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019)
> IMDb user rating: 6.8/10 (18,320 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 87% (1,344 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 88% (187 reviews)
> Directed by: Paul Downs Colaizzo

The comedy follows an overweight woman living in New York City who picks up running as a hobby and a way to lose weight, setting a goal to eventually compete in the famed New York City marathon.

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6. Paterson (2016)
> IMDb user rating: 7.4/10 (75,911 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 72% (16,194 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 96% (262 reviews)
> Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

“Paterson” centers on a bus driver who does the same thing every day, but quietly observes the people around him, writing poems about them and other simple things in life.

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