Amazon’s done it again: they’ve quietly priced some Instant Videos that belong in any movie lover’s library at just $4.99 each to own in SD. The price for each of these films in HD is currently $9.99, and HD versions can be purchased from the pages linked below.
No expiration date has been given and we can’t know how long these prices will last: grab anything you’ve been wanting, quick! Note that all descriptions provided below are from IMDB.
Harry and Sally meet when she gives him a ride to New York after they both graduate from the University of Chicago. The film jumps through their lives as they both search for love, but fail, bumping into each other time and time again.
Finally a close friendship blooms between them, and they both like having a friend of the opposite sex. But then they are confronted with the problem: “Can a man and a woman be friends, without sex getting in the way?” - Written by Greg Bole
Romantic comedy set in London in the late 16th century: Young playwright William Shakespeare struggles with his latest work “Romeo and Ethel the Pirate’s Daughter”. A great fan of Shakespeare’s plays is young, wealthy Viola who is about to be married to the cold-hearted Lord Wessex, but constantly dreams of becoming an actress.
Women were not allowed to act on stage at that time (female roles were played by men, too), but dressed up as a boy, Viola successfully auditions for the part of Romeo.
Soon she and William are caught in a forbidden romance that provides rich inspiration for his play. - Written by Armin Ortmann
Young FBI agent Clarice Starling is assigned to help find a missing woman to save her from a psychopathic serial killer who skins his victims. Clarice attempts to gain a better insight into the twisted mind of the killer by talking to another psychopath Hannibal Lecter, who used to be a respected psychiatrist.
FBI agent Jack Crawford believes that Lecter, who is also a very powerful and clever mind manipulator, has the answers to their questions and can help locate the killer.
However, Clarice must first gain Lecter’s confidence before the inmate will give away any information. - Written by Sami Al-Taher
Having been sent to a remote outpost in the wilderness of the Dakota territory during the American Civil War, Lieutenant John Dunbar encounters, and is eventually accepted into, the local Sioux tribe.
He is known as “Dances with Wolves” to them and as time passes he becomes enamored of the beautiful “Stands With a Fist”.
Not soon after, the frontier becomes the frontier no more, and as the army advances on the plains, John must make a decision that will not only affect him, but also the lives of the natives he now calls his people. - Written by Graeme Roy
It’s 1939. The ebullient, playful Guido comes to town. He works as a waiter under the watchful eye of his uncle, an elegant man who is a Jew.
Guido falls for Dora, a schoolteacher, whom he calls “princess” and courts by popping up at unexpected times. She dumps her fiancé to choose Guido. The film jumps ahead to the war’s last months. Nora and Guido have a child, Giosué, and when Guido and the lad are shipped to a concentration camp, Dora voluntarily follows.
Although the men and women in the camp are separated and a child is in mortal peril, Guido finds ways to communicate with Dora, to hide Giosué, and to convince the boy this is an elaborate game, a special contest to win a tank. - Written by jhailey
Following a truck hijack in New York, five conmen are arrested and brought together for questioning.
As none of them is guilty, they plan a revenge operation against the police. The operation goes well, but then the influence of a legendary mastermind criminal called Keyser Söze is felt.
It becomes clear that each one of them has wronged Söze at some point and must pay back now. The payback job leaves 27 men dead in a boat explosion, but the real question arises now: Who actually is Keyser Söze? - Written by Soumitra