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40+ Best Award Winning Movies on Netflix

Are you looking for the best movies that have won awards? Look no further! Netflix has a wide selection of award-winning films, spanning all genres and decades.

From classic dramas to modern movies, there is something for everyone. Here are the best Award Winning Movies on Netflix.

Award-Winning Movies on Netflix

The Pez Outlaw
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Steve Glew (Actor)

The Pez Outlaw

A man's mission to bring rare Pez candy dispensers into the US rocks the world of collectors and upsets the Pez corporation in this upbeat documentary. | Stream on Netflix

The Kindergarten Teacher

Canvas

After a heartbreaking loss, a grandfather struggling to reclaim his passion for painting finds the inspiration to create again. | Stream on Netflix

If Anything Happens I Love You

Lion
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara (Actors)

Lion

An Indian man who was separated from his mother at age 5 and adopted by an Australian couple returns home, determined to find his birth family. | Stream on Netflix

Big Eyes
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston (Actors)

Big Eyes

A shy artist struggles to step out of the shadow of her bombastic husband who passes off her exceptional work as his own. | Stream on Netflix

Forrest Gump
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tom Hanks, Robin Wright Penn, Gary Sinise (Actors)

Tom Hanks is Forrest Gump

A gentle, friendly man navigates through the major events of the 1960s and '70s while inspiring those around him with his perpetual optimism. | Stream on Netflix

The Imitation Game
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode (Actors)

The Imitation Game

During World War II, a mathematician leads a team of cryptanalysts as they work feverishly to break the Germans' notorious Enigma code. | Stream on Netflix

The Aviator
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale (Actors)

The Aviator

Unavailable on Basic with ads plan due to licensing restrictions. Eccentric mogul Howard Hughes plunges headlong into fame, aviation, and more as his whirlwind career evolves into a tormented journey in this biopic. | Stream on Netflix

Nocturnal Animals
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Isla Fisher, Neil Jackson (Actors)

Nocturnal Animals

Reading her ex-husband's violent novel manuscript destabilizes gallery owner Susan's life, upending her present while digging up their past. | Stream on Netflix

Seven Pounds
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Michael Ealy (Actors)

Seven Pounds

Weighed down by a dark secret, IRS agent Ben Thomas tries to improve the lives of seven strangers in need of a second chance. | Stream on Netflix

Friends With Money
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jennifer Aniston, Joan Cusack, Catherine Keener (Actors)

Friends with Money

Wealth — or the lack of it — complicates love, marriage, and happiness for an eccentric circle of longtime friends in Los Angeles. | Stream on Netflix

Jerry Maguire (4K UHD)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Renee Zellweger (Actors)

Jerry Maguire

Exhausted by the cynicism of his job, sports agent Jerry Maguire starts over with just one loyal client, finding love and a new outlook along the way. | Stream on Netflix

Lee Daniels' The Butler
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey (Actors)

Lee Daniel's: The Butler

The life of a White House butler who worked for eight presidents unfolds against a backdrop of unparalleled change in American history. | Stream on Netflix

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Rose Island

An idealistic engineer builds his own island off the coast of Italy and declares it a nation, drawing the attention of the world — and the government. | Stream on Netflix

Road to Perdition
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law (Actors)

Road to Perdition

After a painful betrayal, a Depression-era enforcer goes on a remorseless quest to avenge his wife and son — against the man he thought was family. | Stream on Netflix

Closer
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman (Actors)

Closer

This intimate, award-winning drama from director Mike Nichols stars Julia Roberts, Natalie Portman, Jude Law and Clive Owen. More Details. | Stream on Netflix

The Motive

A calm, bespectacled suspect reenacts the massacre and says an odd entity made him do it. But his lawyer has a theory about a real motive. | Stream on Netflix

Sing 2
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson (Actors)

Sing 2

Buster Moon and his musically gifted friends must persuade the reclusive rock star Clay Calloway to join them for the opening of their new show. | Stream on Netflix

Marriage Story

Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach directs this incisive and compassionate look at a marriage coming apart and a family staying together. | Stream on Netflix

Still Alice
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Julianne Moore, Alec Baldwin, Kristen Stewart (Actors)

Still Alice

A professor with early-onset Alzheimer's disease faces the pain of losing her sense of self while trying to live and love her family at the moment. | Stream on Netflix

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The Trial of the Chicago 7

What was supposed to be a peaceful protest turned into a violent clash with the police. What followed was one of the most notorious trials in history. | Stream on Netflix

Skyfall
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes (Actors)

Skyfall

When a serious menace threatens MI6, James Bond is on the case — putting aside his own life and personal issues to hunt and destroy the perpetrators. | Stream on Netflix

Rocky

Rocky is a small-time Philadelphia boxer going nowhere, until an unbelievable shot to fight the world heavyweight champion lights a fire inside him. | Stream on Netflix

Up in the Air
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick (Actors)

Up in the Air

Ryan Bingham flies around the country firing employees on behalf of companies, but he faces losing the job he savors to recent college grad Natalie. | Stream on Netflix

The Power of the Dog

A domineering but charismatic rancher wages a war of intimidation on his brother's new wife and her teen son — until long-hidden secrets come to light. | Stream on Netflix

I Care a Lot.

A court-appointed legal guardian defrauds her older clients and traps them under her care. But her latest mark comes with some unexpected baggage. | Stream on Netflix

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Apocalypse Now: Redux

Reedited and remastered with 49 extra minutes of footage, Francis Ford Coppola's classic follows an Army captain's risky mission to kill a rogue colonel.| Stream on Netflix

The Giant

In 1843, crippled Martin returns from war to his Basque hometown and finds his brother has grown into a giant, which they turn into a circus act. | Stream on Netflix

Don't Look Up

Darkest Hour

As the threat of Nazi invasion looms, newly appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill rallies a nation to fight for its very survival. | Stream on Netflix

The Irishman

Hit man Frank Sheeran looks back at the secrets he kept as a loyal member of the Bufalino crime family in this acclaimed film from Martin Scorsese. | Stream on Netflix

First They Killed My Father

A 5-year-old girl embarks on a harrowing quest for survival amid the sudden rise and terrifying reign of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia. | Stream on Netflix

The Hateful Eight
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh (Actors)

The Hateful Eight

Mudbound

Two Mississippi families — one Black, one white — confront the brutal realities of prejudice, farming and friendship in a divided World War II era. | Stream on Netflix

Tick, Tock.. Boom!

On the brink of turning 30, a promising theater composer navigates love, friendship and the pressure to create something great before time runs out. | Stream on Netflix

Wasp Network

Based on a true and gripping story: Cuban spies infiltrate exile groups in the 1990s to stop terrorism against the island, but at a high personal cost. | Stream on Netflix

The Life Ahead

A Holocaust survivor running a daycare business forms an unlikely friendship with a bitter street kid when she takes him in after he robs her. | Stream on Netflix

King Kong

In Peter Jackson's epic remake, a movie director and his crew journey to remote Skull Island, where his leading lady catches the eye of a giant ape. | Stream on Netflix

A Sun

A family reckons with the aftermath of their younger son's incarceration and the greater misfortune that follows. | Stream on Netflix

The Sting
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw (Actors)

The Sting

In this Oscar winner, a rookie grifter and veteran con man plan to fleece a homicidal racketeer through a phony racetrack scam in 1930s Chicago. | Stream on Netflix

Reservoir Dogs
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Chris Penn (Actors)

Reservoir Dogs

In the violent aftermath of a jewelry heist gone awry, tensions turn deadly for a group of thieves convinced there's a police informant among them. | Stream on Netflix

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