By Mike Murphy
Amazon Prime Video is dropping its biggest original series of the year in November, along with some returning favorites and a solid slate of movies.
“The Wheel of Time” (Nov. 19) is the big-budget series adaptation of the best-selling fantasy novels by Robert Jordan that Amazon /zigman2/quotes/210331248/composite AMZN -0.0037% hopes can be its own version of “Game of Thrones.” Rosamund Pike stars as Moraine, a member of magical society who leads five young villagers on a journey to discover if one of them is the reincarnated Dragon, who has been prophesized to save humanity. The sprawling epic reportedly had a budget of $10 million per episode, and it’s already been renewed for a second season.
There’s also “Tampa Baes” (Nov. 5), an eight-episode docuseries about a group of lesbian friends in Florida; “The Electrical Life of Louis Wain” (Nov. 5), the true story of an eccentric British artist, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy; Season 3 of the action series “Hanna” (Nov. 24), as the bioengineered young assassin (Esmé Creed-Miles) teams up with her former nemesis (Mireille Enos) to bring down the clandestine program that created her; the new docuseries “Always Jane” (Nov. 12), about a transgender girl in rural New Jersey; the documentary “Mayor Pete” (Nov. 12), about Pete Buttigieg’s presidential bid; new episodes of the kids’ show “Pete the Cat” (Nov. 5); and a trio of Thursday-night NFL games (Nov. 4, 11 and 18).
Among movies, Prime Video is adding “Alien,” “Children of Men,” “Mrs. Doubtfire,” “Rushmore” and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” among many others.
Here’s a complete list of what’s coming in November, as of Oct. 28 (release dates subject to change):
What’s coming in November 2021
Nov. 1 50/50 (2011)Alien (1979)Alien 3 (1992)Alien Resurrection (1997)Alien vs. Predator (2004)Alpha Dog (2005)American Assassin (2017)Born on the Fourth of July (1989)Bringing Down the House (2003)Casanova, Last Love (2021)Cast Away (2000)Children of Men (2006)Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)Dan in Real Life (2007)Dead Poets Society (1989)Dragonball Evolution (2009)Dude, Where’s My Car? (2000)Eragon (2006)Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)Gnomeo & Juliet (2011)Hope Springs Eternal (2018)I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)In Time (2011)It’s Complicated (2009)Jane Eyre (2011)Jingle All the Way (1996)Jingle All the Way 2 (2014)Johnny English (2003)Kung Pow: Enter The Fist (2002)Major Payne (1995)Meet Dave (2008)Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)Predator 2 (1990)Rushmore (1999)Sleeping With the Enemy (1991)Snatch (2000)Stuck on You (2003)The Big Year (2011)The Black Dahlia (2006)The Constant Gardener (2005)The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)The House Bunny (2008)The Nutty Professor (1996)The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000)Three Men and a Baby (1987)Undercover Brother (2002)Vanity Fair (2004)Vantage Point (2008)Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)Wild Hogs (2007)Wimbledon (2004)Baking with Julia: Season 1Baptiste: Season 1Courage the Cowardly Dog: Season 1Family Business: Season 1Irresponsable: Season 1Ladies of the Law: Season 1Magellan: Season 1Mega Disasters: Season 1Native America: Season 1Noggin Knows: Season 1Power Book II: Ghost: Season 1Rectify: Season 1Red Road: Season 1The Lucy Show: Season 1The Restaurant: Season 1The Roy Rogers Show: Season 1Under Suspicion: Season 1Wheeler Dealers: Season 1
Nov. 5 The Electrical Life of Louis Wain — Amazon Original Movie (2021)
Snowmance (2017)The Spruces And The Pines (2017)Pete the Cat — Amazon Original Series: New EpisodesTampa Baes — Amazon Original Series: Season 1
Nov. 12 Mayor Pete — Amazon Original Movie (2021)
Finding You (2021)Always Jane — Amazon Original Series: Season 1
Nov. 16 Beginners (2011)
Nov. 19 Everybody Loves Natti — Amazon Original Series: Season 1The Wheel of Time — Amazon Original Series: Season 1
Nov. 20 Here Comes The Boom (2012)
Nov. 24 Hanna — Amazon Original Series: Season 3
Do, Re & Mi Holiday Special: Merry Nestivus — Amazon Original Special (2021)
Nov. 26 Anni da cane (Dog Years) — Amazon Original Movie (2021)
Nov. 29 Burning — Amazon Original Movie (2021)