There are some amazing deals in the Amazon Video Store right now, with some popular Action and Thriller movies priced lower in HD than they are in SD. We can’t say if these prices are a mistake or how long they’ll last, so get the ones you want at $6 each or less in HD right away. Descriptions below are from IMDB.
Man on Fire (R, 4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $4.99 to own in HD)
In Mexico City, the former CIA assassin and presently an alcoholic decadent man John Creasy is hired by the industrialist Samuel Ramos, with the recommendation of his old friend Rayburn, to be the bodyguard of his young daughter Pita and his wife Lisa.
Pita changes the behavior of the cold Creasy, making him live and smile again, and he feels a great affection for her.
When the girl is kidnapped Creasy swears to kill each one responsible for the abduction. – Written by Claudio Carvalho
The Boondock Saints (Unrated [assume a hard R], 4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $4.99 to own in HD)
Two Irish brothers accidentally kill mafia thugs. They turn themselves in and are released as heroes.
They then see it as a calling by God and start knocking off mafia gang members one by one.
Willem Dafoe plays the detective trying to figure out the killings, but the closer he comes to catching the Irish brothers, the more he thinks the brothers are doing the right thing. – Written by KevinYang
Argo (R, 4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $5.99 to own in HD)
After Iranian militants stormed and took control of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in November 1979 taking 56 Americans as hostages, six Americans managed to get away and took refuge in the home of Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor.
After two months of the Canadians putting their lives on the line everyday, the CIA and the US State Department try to come up with a plan to get their people out. Tony Mendez is an “ex filtration” specialist who proposes that they pose as a Canadian film crew scouting locations for a science fiction movie called Argo.
Using Hollywood connections, Mendez creates a back story for the movie – ads in Variety, casting calls, inviting he media to a production launch – and then heads off to Iran to lead the six Americans out. – Written by garykmcd
Watchmen (R, 4/5 stars, currently priced at $5.99 to own in HD)
In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered an investigation into the killer is initiated.
The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so discover a deeper and far more diabolical plot. -Written by evan murphy