5 best Amazon movies on Prime Video this weekend: Lucy and Desi and more

Kino. I Love Lucy, Comedy Fernsehserie mit Lucille Ball und Desi Arnaz, USA, 1950er Jahre. (Photo by FilmPublicityArchive/United Archives via Getty Images)
Kino. I Love Lucy, Comedy Fernsehserie mit Lucille Ball und Desi Arnaz, USA, 1950er Jahre. (Photo by FilmPublicityArchive/United Archives via Getty Images) /

It is the first weekend of March 2022, and Prime Video has many great choices for Amazon movies to keep you entertained this weekend.

We have the list of everything coming to Prime Video in March, including some great originals. Some of the new movie additions include Confessions of a Shopaholic, The Tooth Fairy, Spaceballs, and Foxy Brown. 

Below are our recommendations for some great movies to keep you entertained this weekend, March 5–6, 2022.

5 best Amazon movies for the weekend

Lucy and Desi

The Amy Poehler-directed documentary Lucy and Desi serves as a reminder to fans that Lucy and Desi were a real couple behind the characters, Lucy and Ricky, from the I Love Lucy series.

Amazon released the film Being the Ricardos in 2021, a biographical drama that focused on the couple. Now, Amazon is featuring the documentary that shows the couple as one of Hollywood’s great power couples and also TV pioneers.

The Proposal

The Proposal is a hilarious romantic comedy that stars Ryan Reynolds and Sandra Bullock that received harsh critical reviews but was a box office success. The chemistry between Reynolds and Bullock is outstanding, making this a must-see film.

Bullock plays Margaret Tate, editor and chief of a New York book publishing company and boss to Reynolds’s Andrew Paxton. When Margaret, a Canadian, discovers her visa is expired, she sets up a plan to convince Andrew, her assistant, to marry her to avoid deportation.

The film also stars Malin Åkerman, Craig T. Nelson, Mary Steenburgen, Betty White, and Oscar Nunez.

Dead Poets Society

The teen comedy-drama, Dead Poets Society, is a fantastic coming-of-age film about a group of young men who attend Welton Academy, an all-male elite prep school in 1959.  The film received great commercial success and received many accolades.

When an unorthodox teacher, John Keating (Robin Williams), comes to Welton, he makes the young men start to think outside the box of their family’s traditional thinking, encouraging them with a Latin phrase “Carpe Diem” or “Seize the Day.” This, of course, goes against the grain of the Welton Academy and families of the boys.

It is an inspiring film, and Williams does a fantastic job in this role.

The film also stars Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke, Josh Charles, Gale Hansen, Norman Lloyd, Kurtwood Smith, Dylan Kussman, and George Martin.

Weekend at Bernie’s

The dark comedy Weekend at Bernie’s is loosely based on a novella from 1959 titled, The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell by Jorge Amado.

The film follows two young insurance corporation employees, Larry (Andrew McCarthy) and Richard (Jonathan Silverman), who discovers discrepancies in the company’s payouts. Their boss Bernie (Terry Kiser) invites them to his beach house to look over the possible fraud. Things go haywire when the men arrive at the beach house and discover Bernie hired assassins to kill them.

Although critics were harsh on this film, viewers loved it, and it has remained a popular movie over the years and spawned a sequel.


The crime drama, Lawless, is based on a historical novel, The Wettest County in the World, by Matt Bondurant, who features his grandfather Jack and grand-uncles Forrest and Howard in the story.

The movie tells of the Bondurant Brothers, Forrest (Tom Hardy), Howard (Jason Clarke), and Jack (Shia LaBeouf), who run a successful moonshine business in 1931 Virginia. US Marshal Charley Rakes (Guy Pearce)  and his men make it their goal to take down the brother’s illegal moonshine operation.

It also stars Jessica Chastain, Gary Oldman, Mia Wasikowska, and Dane DeHaan.

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Which Amazon movies are you watching this weekend? Let us know in the comments below.

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