The 5 best movies and shows on Prime Video this weekend: Fairfax and more

Nice weekend! It’s time to check out everything that’s available for Prime Video. An endless array of options are available to keep you entertained all weekend long. Below we have some fantastic recommendations for your weekend binge.

The Amazon top 10 feature lists look very similar to last week’s, with great features like the boys, night sky, the original top gun Movie, Outer Range, Reacher, The Wilderness, and more. Some of the titles on this list are Amazon Originals, which have spawned some outstanding content.

In terms of releases, there’s a lot to look forward to in June. On June 1st, many older films were released on the streamer, as well as new films and series on Prime Video and the additional channels that are also available.

The 5 best Amazon movies and shows on Prime Video for the weekend

Fairfax (Season 2)

The adult animated comedy series Fairfax released its second season this week. This Prime Video original, created by Matt Hausfater, Aaron Buchsbaum and Teddy Riley, didn’t keep fans waiting long for the next season as the first one was released in October 2021.

This animated comedy follows four best friends, Dale, Derica, Benny and Truman, and their misadventures as 13-year-olds who aspire to be influencers on LA’s Fairfax Avenue and will stop at nothing until they reach their goal. It’s the timeless tale of trying to fit in as a middle school student and the inevitable failures that come with it.

Lead voice actors are Skyler Gisondo, Kiersey Clemons, Peter S. Kim and Jaboukie Young-White, with guest voices including Yvette Nicole Brown, Pamela Adlon, Rob Delaney, John Leguizamo, Billy Porter, Ben Schwartz, JB Smoove, Dr. Phil and more.

Emergency (2022)

The comedy thriller Emergency is an Amazon Original Film directed by Carey Williams and written by KD Dávila. This feature-length film, based on the Williams and Dávila short film, premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

Two best friends, Sean and Kenle prepare to complete The Legendary Tour, a mission to visit seven frat parties in one night. They will be the first black men to complete the tour if successful. But when they encounter a situation they could never have imagined, they must weigh the pros and cons of calling the police.

The film stars are RJ Cyler, Donald Elise Watkins, Sebastian Chacon and Sabrina Carpenter.

wheel of time season 1

wheel of time is a fantasy series that released its first season in 2021 and is based on a series of novels by Robert Jordan. Filming for the second season wrapped in May, but no release date has been set yet. This gives fans time for a replay of season one, or for those who haven’t had much time to catch up yet.

This series is directed by Rosamund Pike who portrays Moiraine who is part of the Aes Sedai, a powerful group of women with the ability to channel the One Force. Their paths crossed with five village children and together they embark on a journey full of magic, danger and intrigue.

The series also stars Daniel Henney, Zoë Robins. Madeleine Madden. Josha Stradowski, Marcus Rutherford, Barney Harris, Kate Fleetwood, Priyanka Bose, Hammed Animashaun, Sophie Okonedo, Kae Alexander and Fares Fares.

Sleepy Cave (1999)

Tim Burton’s supernatural goth film, Sleepy Caveloosely based on the short story by Washington Irving The legend of sleepy hollow from 1820.

Johnny Depp portrays Icabod Crane, a New York City police officer sent to the village of Sleepy Hollow to investigate three deaths in which the victims were decapitated. The villagers believe that the legendary Headless Horseman is responsible for the murders.

The film has an amazing cast consisting of Depp, Christina Ricci, Miranda Richardson, Michael Gambon, Casper Van Dien, Jeffrey Jones, Christopher Lee, Ian McDiarmid, Michael Gough, Christopher Walken and Alun Armstrong.

Yours, mine and ours (2005)

The 2005 release Yours, mine and ours is a modern version of the original 1968 film, based on the 1965 book, Who gets the drumstick? by Helen Beardsley.

Admiral Frank Beardsley and his eight children move back to his hometown, and he meets an old flame, Helen North, with ten children. Their lifestyles are very different, but old sparks fly and they eventually move in together. Although the couple is happy with the situation, their children are not thrilled and hatch a plan to separate the couple.

This is a great family friendly movie that everyone can enjoy!

What are you watching on Prime Video this weekend? Let us know in the comments below.

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