5 films and series not to be missed on Amazon Prime Video in August

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Like every month, streaming platforms are updating their catalog. Check out the new Amazon Prime Video releases you can’t miss in August.

Square off, August 1

Half-brothers, Joël and Régis have only their father in common, whom they barely know. They find themselves at the bedside of their dying father. When the time comes to talk about the inheritance, the father offers them the certificate attesting to the freedom of their ancestor, a slave at the time. The two brothers do not have much to do, and tear the paper. Determined to punish them for the gesture they have just made, a mysterious old aunt who has been watching them since their arrival in the West Indies decides to take them back in time, in the midst of slavery. Parachuted in 1780, they will be sold on the market as slaves. Joël and Régis will then have to unite, not only to escape from the plantation but also to find a way to return home to the 21st century.

Indiana Jones, the saga, August 1st

Created by George Lucas, the Indiana Jones saga features Dr. Henry Walton Jones Jr., a professor of archeology. The saga is made up of four films: Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), The Temple of Doom (1984), The Last Crusade (1989), and The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008). All four films were directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by George Lucas, who also scripted each film.

All or Nothing: Arsenal, August 4

This mini-series will delight all football fans. Take a behind-the-scenes look at a crucial season for one of the biggest football clubs in the world, as Arsenal focus their efforts on the fight for domestic success and a return to Europe’s top flight.

Rambo, the saga, August 9

Rambo is a five-film saga. The first opus, Rambo (1982), is adapted from David Morrell’s novel published in 1972. The main character John Rambo is played by Sylvester Stallone. After this first opus, the adventures of this solitary hero have continued through four other films.

A League Of Their Own, August 12

After the film made in 1992, Penny Marshall is at the controls of this Amazon Prime Video comedy series. It’s about women’s professional league baseball during World War II.

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