The best Amazon Prime shows and movies coming soon

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If you're planning your TV schedule for the month, Amazon Prime Video Australia has great things coming up.

Keep an eye out for these movies and shows hitting screens soon:

Paper Girls

When four paper girls doing their rounds in 1988 get caught up in a time-travellers feud, they find themselves transported to 2019, where they meet their adult selves.

If you like Stranger Things, this will be right up your alley.

You can watch it from July 29.

A promotional image from Paper Girls, showing on Amazon Prime Video from July 29, shows four female actors standing against a wooden wall staring at the camera wearing casual clothing.
If you like 80s sci-fi, you'll like Paper Girls, showing on Amazon Prime Video from July 29. Photo: Amazon Prime

A League of Their Own

If you're a fan of the movie that starred Tom Hanks, Gina Davies and Madonna, don't miss this TV show of the same story.

The 90s film has been made in to an eight-part series that looks at the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

The league started during World War II in order to keep interest in the sport while many men were away serving.

The show looks at race and sexuality, as well as the personal lives of the women on the team.

Watch from August 12.

A promotional image from A League of Their Own showing a woman in white baseball uniform ready to swing at the ball, wearing a red hat and belt, with a crowd seen in the stand behind her.
A League of Their Own is a televised series of the '90s film. Photo: Amazon Prime

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Anything's Possible

This movie is a coming-of-age story with a difference.

Kelsa is a trans girl finishing high school.

When her classmate plucks up the courage to ask her out, the couple embarks on a romance that will fill you with joy.

You can watch it from July 22.

A promotional image from Anything's Possible a a trans girl and her high school boyfriend standing on a bridge with the boy holding a blue love heart.
Anything's Possible is a coming of age movie about a trans girl and her high school boyfriend. Photo: Amazon Prime

Prizefighter

Russell Crowe and Ray Winstone star in this movie based on a true UK story.

Russell Crowe is a fighter who claims his feisty grandson will follow in his footsteps.

But as his grandson grows up, the young boy starts to see similarities – not all good – between himself and his grandfather.

A promotional image showing Russell Crowe shaping up during a bout in Prizefighter, with another fighter shown from behind and people watching in the background.
Russell Crowe stars in Prizefighter, based on a true story about a grandfather and his grandson. Photo: Amazon Prime

Don’t Make Me Go

When single father Max discovers he has a terminal illness, he decides to make the most of his time by making memories with his teenage daughter Wally.

The pair go on a road trip to reunite Wally with her estranged mother.

It's funny, heart-warming and tear-jerking in equal amounts.

You can watch it from July 15.

A promotional image from Don’t Make Me Go showing a station wagon driving into the sunset along the coast.
A promotional image from Don’t Make Me Go showing a station wagon driving into the sunset along the coast.

Forever Summer: The Hamptons

If you love a reality doco-series, this is for you.

This focuses on a group of college students who are spending their summer working – and partying – in the Hamptons.

Expect tantrums from some of the wealthier students and eye-rolling from some of the more local participants.

It streams from July 15.

A group of young people stand on a wooden boardwalk with a backdrop of the coast behind, all looking straight at the camera, wearing summery clothes.ummer: The Hamptons. Credit: Amazon Prime
Get your reality TV fix with Forever Summer: The Hamptons. Photo: Amazon Prime

James May Our Man In Italy: Season 1

James May travels solo without his usual companions, Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond, in this series.

His grand tour of Italy takes in beautiful scenery, incredible food and amazing cars – all delivered with his trademark dry wit.

James May is pictured in a striped shirt at the wheel of a car in Our Man In Italy: Season 1 with rural scenes out the window and a billboard for McDonalds in the rear window.
Take in the sights and sounds of Italy with James May at the wheel. Photo: Amazon Prime

Sing 2

Don't let the kids miss this sequel to the original hit.

There are new characters, new songs and great performances all round.

You'll be toe-tapping and humming along before you know it.

A promotional image showing animated animal characters from Sing 2.
We dare you not to sing along when you watch the feel-good Sing 2. Photo: Amazon Prime

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