What’s New on Amazon Prime Video in August + Titles to Binge-Watch this Long Weekend

It’s hard to believe July has come and gone, and August is now upon us. If you’re curious to see what’s new on Amazon Prime Video for this month—we have you covered. August is a bit slower in terms of the numbers of new titles, but that could be related to the fact people are still out enjoying their last month of summer.

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Nevertheless, here’s what’s new on Amazon Prime Video in August for Canadian viewers—with the highly- anticipated title being season one of John Krasinski’s Jack Ryan, coming at the end of the month. The Prime Original series has Canadian roots as it was partially shot in Montreal, Quebec.

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August 1

  • I Spy
  • Lemur Street
  • Jaguar Adventure with Nigel Marven
  • Richard Hammond’s Engineering Connections

August 9

  • Pistorius
  • Pushing Dead

August 14

  • Stinky & Dirty –Season 2B

August 17

  • All or Nothing: Manchester City
  • Association of Volleyball Professionals

August 31

  • Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan

If you’re still trying to find something to watch, here is a curated list of titles worth watching this August long weekend, according to the company:

Summer Blockbusters

  • Jaws
  • Godzilla
  • King Kong
  • Spider Man (I, II & III)
  • Men in Black (I, II & III)

Made in Canada

  • Degrassi: The New Generation
  • American Gods
  • Man in The High Castle
  • Covert Affairs
  • Being Human

Award-Winning TV

  • Friday Night Lights
  • Parks and Recreation
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • The Good Fight & The Good Wife
  • Mr. Robot

Family Favourites

  • Jumanji
  • Tumble Leaf
  • Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax
  • Hotel Transylvania
  • Pokémon

Romantic Escapes

  • Sleepless In Seattle
  • Maid in Manhattan
  • Dirty Dancing
  • The Big Sick
  • Ghost

Musical Melodies

  • Mamma Mia!
  • Grease
  • Les Misérables
  • Dreamgirls
  • Yellow Submarine

Comedy Classics

  • Ghostbusters
  • Anchorman
  • Kindergarten Cop
  • Mean Girls
  • Superbad

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