Top 7 upcoming shows & movies on Prime Video in October 2022

Prime Video proffers an array of eclectic genres and formats for the audience in the month of October 2022, with something for everybody awaiting the holiday season ahead.

The month of October knocks on the door and streaming giant Prime Video has already geared up for the hottest drops of the month, with films and series from an assortment of different genres and messages. From mind-bending sci-fi to guffaw-inducing comedies, the streamer has numerous titles in its arsenal for the upcoming month.

Here are the top 7 upcoming movies and tv shows arriving at Prime Video in October of 2022:

Maja Ma

Cast: Madhuri Dixit, Simone Singh, Barkha Singh, Ritwik Bhowmik, Rajit Kapur

Maja Ma follows a middle-class family and the societal flak they attract when a certain rumor about the family’s matriarch starts making round.

Directed by Anand Tiwari, the film tries to contend with societal taboos and regressive mindset with a warm and funny dramedy.

Release Date: 6 October

Catherine Called Birdy

Cast: Bella Ramsey, Billie Piper, Andrew Scott, Joe Alwyn

A period piece and a comedy-drama, Catherine Called Birdy is set in medieval England where the 14-year-old titular girl navigates through life while also trying to avoid potential suitors her father has in mind.

Written and directed by Lena Dunham, the Prime Video comedy entails a number of gags and moments of hilarity.

Release Date: 7 October


Cast: Clarice Falcão, Diogo Vilela, Luciana Paes, Polly Marinho, Rafael Delgado, Bella Camero, Felipe Veloso, Pablo Pêgas, Diogo Defante, Ingrid Guimarães, Cristina Pereira, Estevam Nabote, Luis Lobianco

Eleita takes place in an apocalyptic future that’s not too distant from the present day.

Set in Rio de Janeiro, with the state being in a beyond decrepit state, the series follows a highly irresponsible influencer gaining a position of power in the Republic.

Now she must navigate through this abnormal development and take on a job that requires the highest responsibility all the while being the most irresponsible person for it.

Release Date: 7 October

Argentina, 1985

Cast: Ricardo Darín, Peter Lanzani, Francisco Bertín, Norman Briski

Inspired by the true events of Julio Strassera, and Luis Moreno Ocampo, the legal team raced against the time while fighting Argentina’s bloodiest military dictatorship.

Against all odds and an incomprehensible amount of danger, this Santiago Mitre directorial follows the brave group of lawyers trying to prosecute the dictatorship in a David v. Goliath story.

Release Date: 21 October

The Peripheral

Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Gary Carr, Jack Reynor

The Peripheral follows Flynne Fisher as she finds herself transported into a world 70 years ahead of hers, with a vast conspiracy and mystery embroiling her and her loved ones.

A hallucinatory and dazzling story that throws the protagonist and her loved ones in the midst of world-altering chaos, this Prime Video series has a great promise and a greater premise.

Release Date: 21 October

Modern Love Tokyo

Cast: Asami Mizukawa, Atsuko Maeda, Nana Eikura, Tasuku Emoto, Ran Itô, Ryô Ishibashi, Ryô Narita, Kaho, Hiromi Nagasaku, Yûsuke Santamaria, Naomi Scott, Sôsuke Ikematsu, Haru Kuroki, Masataka Kubota

A seven-episode romantic comedy anthology series, Modern Love Tokyo is a Japanese reboot of Modern Love (2019), with seven different stories adapted to better fit and reflect Japanese sensibilities.

One of the episodes of the series will be animated while the rest are live-action, all set in modern-day Tokyo.

Release Date: 21 October

The Devil’s Hour

Cast: Jessica Raine, Peter Capaldi, Nikesh Patel

Between 3 AM and 4 AM strikes the so-called devil’s hour and in the middle of it, every night at exactly 3:33 AM, terrifying visions wake Lucy up.

When she is connected to a string of brutal murders without any explanation, the story kicks off and the secrets behind her daily horrors start unraveling.

Release Date: 28 October

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