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Amazon Prime Video Top 10 Shows and Movies: New and Trending Today, August 1

Did Paper Girls knock off The Terminal List for the No. 1 spot?

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Chris Pratt, The Terminal List

Chris Pratt, The Terminal List

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Maybe sending four teenage girls after a rage-filled Navy SEAL wasn't such a good idea. Chris Pratt's The Terminal retained its No. 1 spot over the weekend, despite competition from the new sci-fi series Paper Girls. In fact, The Terminal List can now boast that it's been No. 1 for a full month, having taken the spot since its debut on July 1. Paper Girls sits at No. 2, bumping everything else down a notch in Amazon Prime Video's Top 10 movies and shows list. The real test for The Terminal List will come later this week, when Prime Video debuts four new releases, including the films Thirteen Lives and Licorice Pizza. Plus, a whole lot of classic films just arrived on Prime Video; here's the full list

Below we're listing the Top 10 shows and movies on Amazon Prime Video and also letting you know which ones are good. We'll also list off what's coming next to Amazon Prime Video in the near future so you know what will be on the Top 10 list soon.

New Amazon Prime Video releases coming soon:

  • All or Nothing: Arsenal: Docuseries about the Premiere League soccer club Arsenal F.C. (August 4)
  • The Outlaws Season 2: Stephen Merchant's crime comedy about community service workers caught up in a scheme (August 5)
  • Thirteen Lives: Ron Howard's Amazon original film about the 2018 Thai cave rescue starring Viggo Mortensen and Collin Farrell (August 5)
  • Licorice Pizza: Paul Thomas Anderson's beloved 2021 film about young love in the 1970s (August 5)

Amazon's Top 10 for Tuesday, Aug. 2

Amazon's Top 10 for Friday, July 29

Top 10 TV Shows and Movies on Amazon Prime Video

Paper Girls

Paper Girls

Prime Video

1. The Terminal List

For fans of: Chris Pratt, military thrillers, tough guys 
Is it good?: It's a solid shoot 'em up adaptation of Jack Carr's book
Trailer | Friday's rank: 1

2. Paper Girls

For fans of: Stranger Things, time travel stories that tie your head in knots
Is it good?: Sure, there's room for improvement, but the sci-fi series about teen girls does great character work
Trailer | Friday's rank: 5

3. The Boys

For fans of: Superheroes, superjerks, superviolence
Is it good?: It's one of TV's best, and certainly the best satirical superhero series
Trailer | Friday's rank: 2

4. The Summer I Turned Pretty

For fans of: Teen romance, beach vacations, love triangles, Abercrombie vibes
Is it good?: For a page-turning YA drama, it delivers the goods
Trailer | Friday's rank: 3

5. Reacher

For fans of: Huge dudes kicking butt and doing detective work
Is it good?: Amazon's hit action show is great and will be around for a long time  
Trailer | Friday's rank: 4


More on Amazon:

Lady Gaga and Adam Driver, House of Gucci

Lady Gaga and Adam Driver, House of Gucci

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6. The 355

For fans of: Female fighting forces, globetrotting spy action, all-star casts
Is it good?: It's only somewhat entertaining, which is not what you'd expect from a cast this stacked  
Trailer | Friday's rank: 8

7. House of Gucci

For fans of: Melodrama, Italian accents, Adam Driver, Lady Gaga
Is it good?: This biographical film is a bit disappointing given the A-list talent
Trailer | Friday's rank: 7

8. Outer Range

For fans of: Big holes, Yellowstone, sci-fi twists
Is it good?: This is a genre-bending trip that will surprise you in good ways
Trailer | Friday's rank: 9

9. Night Sky

For fans of: Quiet science fiction, strong acting from J.K. Simmons and Sissy Spacek
Is it good?: It's not bad, but it's not exactly exciting
Trailer | Friday's rank: 10

10. Forever Summer: Hamptons

For fans of: Young horny people and their dumb problems
Is it good?: This Bravo-style reality series is as vacant as its subjects 
Trailer | Friday's rank: 6

Based on Amazon Prime Video's Top 10 Movies and TV Shows list for Monday, August 1