The best Prime Video movies and series in 2021: Le Bal des folles, Mixte, The Tomorrow …

The year 2021 will have been a singular year for Prime Video, between the original creations of series and the private feature films released in theaters. Here are the rankings of the best films and series according to the ratings of the spectators.

The best prime video movies and series in 2021: le bal des folles, mixte, the tomorrow...
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The year 2021 has undoubtedly contributed to the growth of streaming platforms and Prime Video, in its strategy to expand its presence in France, has benefited from this very special year. Better yet, the fact of becoming the new holder of the rights to the French football championship has certainly weighed in the balance and allowed a wider audience to take an interest in its content.

This is how we see the first place in the top 5 series best rated by AlloCiné spectators, the animated series Invincible. This one ostensibly echoes another Prime Video box, The Boys. Even though the two series are unrelated, they share a taste for gore and the destruction of the superhero myth. The second place of Mixte marks a turning point in the original French creations for Amazon. We regret, however, that it was canceled after a season.

On the cinema side, a French film won first place: Le Bal des folles by Mélanie Laurent. Originally slated for a theatrical release, this historic fresco took a chilling look at the barbaric methods of 19th century century. Two American independent films follow, Our Friend and The Map of Tiny Perfect Things. In fourth position comes The Tomorrow War, the SF blockbuster with Chris Pratt. And in fifth place, Regina King’s successful directorial debut, One Night in Miami.

The Top 5 Prime Video 2021 Series according to viewers *

1- Invincible 4.3 / 5

Created by Robert Kirkman

After discovering that his father is the most powerful superhero in the world, a teenager also develops powers and decides to follow in his father’s footsteps.

2- Mixed 4.2 / 5

Created by Marie Roussin

In September 1963, the Lycée Voltaire became mixed and welcomed girls for the first time in its history: it was the start of a new era. They are 11 in total for a hundred boys: a real revolution.

3- Cruel Summer 3.9 / 5

Created by Bert V. Royal

Over three summers in the 90s, a beautiful and popular teenage girl disappears while another teenage girl, shy and awkward and with no apparent connection to the first, suddenly becomes the city’s icon before transforming into the most despised person. from America.

4- Them 3.6 / 5

Created by Little Marvin

An anthological horror series dealing with racism through a new story each season. In season 1, an African-American couple decides to flee the Jim Crow laws of North Carolina to settle in California, in an all-white residential neighborhood in the suburbs of Los Angeles.

5- Nine Perfect Strangers 3.3 / 5

Created by David E. Kelley, John-Henry Butterworth, Samantha Strauss

Nine people who do not know each other gathered in a fitness center for 10 days, some to lose weight, others to take rest. Everyone is ready to give their all to achieve their goal, but everything is going to get much more complicated than expected.

* According to AlloCiné spectator ratings, as of December 22, 2021, for new series with at least 200 ratings.

The Top 5 Prime Video Films 2021 according to viewers **

1- The Bal des Folles 3.8 / 5

Directed by Mélanie Laurent

The story of Eugenie, a luminous and passionate young girl at the end of the 19th century. Eugenie has a unique gift: she hears and sees the dead. When her family discovers her secret, she is taken by her father and her brother to the neurological clinic of La Salpêtrière with no possibility of escaping her fate.

2- Our Friend 3.4 / 5

Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite

Matthew Teague and his wife, Nicole, learn that she only has six months to live. Upset, the couple will benefit from the support of their best friend. This one will put his life on hold and settle with them. His involvement will be more important than what the couple could have imagined …

3- The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things 3.3 / 5

Directed by Ian Samuels

A quick-witted teenager lives the same day over and over again. His world is turned upside down when he meets the mysterious Margaret, also stuck in the same time loop. They are a magnetic duo who go in search of all the little things that could make this day perfect.

4- The Tomorrow War 3.2 / 5

Directed by Chris McKay

The world is stunned when a group of travelers arrive from the future to deliver an urgent message: in 30 years, Humanity will lose a world-class war against a deadly species of aliens. The only way to survive this alien attack is to transport soldiers and civilians from today’s world thirty years later to fight this alien invasion.

5- One Night In Miami 3.1 / 5

Directed by Regina King

Miami, February 25, 1964, Cassius Clay becomes world boxing champion. Because of racial segregation, he must celebrate his victory away from other athletes. Surrounded by his friends, activist Malcolm X, singer Sam Cooke and football star Jim Brown, Cassius Clay decides to define a new world.

** According to AlloCiné spectator ratings, as of December 22, 2021, for films with at least 100 ratings.

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