New movies and TV series in August 2022

Samaritan, All or Nothing: Arsenal and Thirteen Lives are coming to Prime Video UK in August.  (Prime Video)

Samaritan, All or nothing: Arsenal and Thirteen lives is heading to Prime Video UK in August. (Prime Video)

One of the most successful documentary series in the history of Prime Video UK returns as Arsenal become the latest football club to open their doors to All or nothing series. The show follows the team’s battle for Champions League qualification during the final season of Premier League action.

On the film front, Ron Howard’s survival thriller Thirteen lives – based on the 2018 Thai cave rescue – is the headline option, along with another Liam Neeson actioner – there’s always one on the way – and a film starring Sylvester Stallone as a retired superhero.

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Here’s what you’ll be able to find on Prime Video UK this month…

New films coming to Prime Video UK in August 2022

Thirteen lives (August 5)

In June 2018, 12 members of a Thai soccer team entered a cave system with one of their coaches, only to be trapped when rainfall flooded the area and blocked their escape route. Directed by Ron Howard, this thriller dramatizes the rescue effort, which was led by a British team of divers. Among those playing the rescuers are Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell and Joel Edgerton.

Memory (19th of August)

It’s a Liam Neeson action thriller. You know what you’re getting. Despite his constant threats/promises to retire from the genre, he can’t resist using firearms and continuing the fight. This latest thriller, directed by Casino Royale helmer Martin Campbell, has a slightly different hook. Neeson plays an assassin with early onset dementia who finds himself on the run when he turns down a job that would have forced him to kill a child.

Samaritan (August 26)

Sylvester Stallone plays a superhero who had been dormant for decades in Samaritan.  (Prime Video)

Sylvester Stallone plays a superhero who had been dormant for decades Samaritan. (Prime Video)

Australian filmmaker Julius Avery has two very impressive genre efforts in the form of the thriller with Ewan McGregor Son of a gun and the blood-soaked horror of war Overlord. With that in mind, his third feature should be well worth a look.

Samaritan stars Sylvester Stallone as the titular superhero, who had been presumed missing for decades after a famous battle. EuphoriaJavon Walton plays the young boy who realizes that the Samaritan is still alive.

Untrapped: The Story of Lil Baby (August 26)

This documentary explores Lil Baby’s rise to fame in the Atlanta rap world, following him from his earliest days and his drug legal troubles as a teenager to his status today as a Grammy-winning titan of hip-hop. The Doctor arrives on Prime Video in the wake of its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.

New TV coming to Prime Video UK in August 2022

All or nothing: Arsenal (weekly from 4 August)

Arsenal have become the third Premier League team – after Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur – to open their doors to All or nothing documentary team. The series, which is released over three weeks in parts of several episodes, follows Mikel Arteta’s team throughout the 2021/22 season. Daniel Kaluuya – a lifelong Arsenal fan – narrates the action.

Cosmic love S1 (August 12)

Singles let astrology guide their dating in the reality series Cosmic Love.  (Prime Video)

Singles let astrology rule their reality TV dating Cosmic love. (Prime Video)

Just when you thought every possible dating show quirk had already been done, Cosmic love comes to throw astrology into the mix. The series follows four singles – each representing one of the core elements – and offers them potential soul mates via astrological compatibility. They live in a refuge, accompanied by the voice of the Astro chamber, and are guided through their decisions by Ophira and Tali Edut – known as the AstroTwins.

A class of its own S1 (August 12)

Historical drama series A League of Their Own follows all-girl baseball leagues in the 1940s.  (Prime Video)

Historical drama series A class of its own follows all-girl baseball leagues in the 1940s. (Prime Video)

This series aims to expand the canvas of Penny Marshall’s classic 1992 film A class of its own and explore the world of women’s baseball in the 1940s beyond the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. It follows a variety of characters in and out of that league, including those hoping to fight their way to the top of the sport.

Post Malone: ​​Runaway (August 12 via Amazon Freevee)

Concert documentaries have become part of streaming services, with Post Malone the latest star to step into the documentary spotlight Runaway. The hour-long film follows the rapper during his arena tour in 2019 and 2020, with exclusive behind-the-scenes access and intimate interviews with the star himself.

Making the cut S3 (August 19)

Aspiring fashion designers are vying for the chance to take their work to the next level in the Making the Cut competition series.  (Prime Video)

Aspiring fashion designers vie for the chance to take their work to the next level in competition series Making the cut. (Prime Video)

Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn return to host another season of this competition series where budding designers compete to win a million dollars and a partnership with Amazon Fashion to take their designs to the next level. Nicole Richie and Jeremy Scott are back as judges deciding which fashion hopeful they’ll give a boost to stardom.

Springy S1 (weekly from August 19 via Amazon Freevee)

A recently released prisoner aims to turn his life around with the help of other former inmates in the comedy series Sprung.  (Prime Video/Freevee)

A recently released prisoner aims to turn his life around with the help of other former inmates in a comedy series Springy. (Prime Video/Freevee)

Set during pandemic lockdown, comedy series Springy follows a recently released criminal who finds himself sheltered in place with other former inmates. The ensemble decides to use their criminal skills for good as they turn their lives around.

Troop S1 (August 26 via Amazon Freevee)

Based on a best-selling novel, this eight-part murder mystery series takes its title from the concept of one affected by tropical heat. It follows the story of a private investigator who teams up with an ex-policeman to solve the disappearance of a Korean technology pioneer in Queensland.

Other films and TV to watch on Prime Video UK in August 2022

1st of August

Murderer among us (2021, via Amazon Freevee)

Nest (2021, via Amazon Freevee)

August 5

Driven (2018, via Amazon Freevee)

Every last secret (2022, via Amazon Freevee)

Strange, but true (2019, via Amazon Freevee)

See: Trailer for Moon fall

August 12

Moon fall (2022)

14th August

An American pickle (2020)

August 21st

Dog (2022)

23 August

Grave robber (2018)

August 26

Licorice pizza (2021)

See: Trailer for Licorice pizza

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