New movies coming to Amazon Prime UK this week: What movies are coming to Amazon Prime?

Amazon Prime is one of many streaming platforms which movie fans have at their disposal. Of late, Amazon has announced a whole host of series in conjunction with the BBC, including a comedy from Stephen Merchant and a new drama starring Emily Blunt. But before they hit screens, there are many movies to pique the interest of fans.

What new movies are coming to Amazon Prime?

This week (from May 17) there are some modern classics coming to the platform in the UK.

These include Holmes & Watson, the Will Ferrell movie which takes a comedic look on a classic pair, as well as Pitch Perfect 2, the second in the hit musical franchise.

Here are Express.co.uk’s picks of the new content coming this week to Amazon Prime UK.

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New movies coming to Amazon Prime UK this week: What movies are coming to Amazon Prime?

All the films coming to Amazon Prime this week (Image: Warner Bros)

Pink in the documentary

Pink in the documentary (Image: Amazon)

Pokémon Detective Pikachu – arriving May 19

Pokémon Detective Pikachu is the film nobody knew they needed, but it is full of fun and innovation from the team behind Pokemon.

The film follows Tim, (played by Justice Smith) a young man who has given up on his Pokemon-training dreams, only to find his father has been killed and he is left with his Dad’s irritating Pokémon companion, Pikachu (voiced by Ryan Reynolds.)

But soon Pikachu helps him realise his father’s death was no accident, and together they must find the culprit.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Image: Warner Bros)

P!NK: All I Know So Far – arriving May 21

Pink has been on the music scene since 1995, though her debut album came in 2000 and since then she has sold more than 90million records worldwide.

This documentary takes a look at her life in recent years, since she has become a mother as well as a hugely influential performer.

The official synopsis for the documentary reads: “Join award-winning performer and musician P!NK as she embarks on her record-breaking 2019 Beautiful Trauma world tour and welcomes audiences to join her chosen family while trying to balance being a mom, a wife, a boss and a performer.

“Mixing footage from the road, behind-the-scenes interviews and personal material, director Michael Gracey (The Greatest Showman) gives audiences a glimpse behind the curtain of the circus that she calls life.”

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Pitch Perfect

Pitch Perfect (Image: Universal)

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – arriving May 17

Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter star in the Tim Burton-directed version of the classic musical from Stephen Sondheim.

The film follows a barber who goes on a murderous rampage in partnership with his beloved, Mrs Lovett, who puts their remains in her pies.

Johnny received an Oscar nomination for his role in the film.

Here is the full list of movies coming to Amazon Prime UK this week:

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street – arriving May 17
The Secret in Their Eyes – arriving May 18
Pitch Perfect 2 – arriving May 19
Pokémon Detective Pikachu – arriving May 19
Holmes & Watson – arriving May 20
P!NK: All I Know So Far – arriving May 21

Read More: Hollywood News

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