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18 Oscar-Winning Movies on Netflix

 These Oscar-winning movies on Netflix are great to watch during Oscars weekend or any time of year. These Academy Award-winning movies on Netflix won awards for sound, costume design, makeup, music, and the Best Picture. They’re only one genre of Award Winning Movies on Netflix.

The Oscars is a nickname for The Academy Awards, an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements in the United States film industry as assessed by the Academy’s voting membership.

The various category winners are awarded a copy of a statuette, officially called the Academy Award of Merit, which has become commonly known by its nickname “Oscar.” (Source)

The upcoming ceremonies are set to take place on February 28, 2021, and February 27, 2022.

The weekend known as “Oscars weekend” kicks off with celebs who start partying on Thursday night and enjoy festivities leading up to the awards show, which airs live on Sunday night.

My friend Corinne at Wondermom Wannabe has a great list of Oscar Party AppetizersOscar Party Bingo, and a list of Oscar Nominees if you want to make an event out of this with your family, too.

These Academy Award-winning movies on Netflix include everything from comedy-drama, crime-drama, and romance to true stories. These are great selections to add to your Netflix list.

What better way to celebrate Oscars weekend than by binge-watching Netflix?

All the titles listed are currently on Netflix, but that is subject to change without notice.

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18 OSCAR-WINNING MOVIES ON NETFLIX

My Fair Lady
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway (Actors)
  • George Cukor (Director) - Alan Jay Lerner (Writer) - Jack Warner (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

My Fair Lady

When a Cockney flower girl takes elocution lessons from an aloof professor, he decides to introduce her to high society, transforming both their lives. | Stream on Netflix

Milk
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Emile Hirsch (Actors)
  • Gus Van Sant (Director) - Dustin Lance Black (Writer) - Bruce Cohen (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Milk

Businessman and activist Harvey Milk fights the system — and becomes a target — as he makes history as California’s first openly gay elected official. | Stream on Netflix

The Dark Knight
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger (Actors)
  • Christopher Nolan (Director) - Jonathan Nolan (Writer) - Christopher Nolan (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

The Dark Knight

Billionaire Bruce Wayne must once again don the cape of his alter ego, Batman, when Gotham is threatened by new foes such as Catwoman and Bane. | Stream on Netflix

The Hateful Eight
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Jennifer Jason Leigh (Actors)
  • Quentin Tarantino (Director) - Quentin Tarantino (Writer) - Richard N. Gladstein (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

The Hateful Eight

Years after the Civil War, a bounty hunter and his captive are waylaid by a Wyoming blizzard and hole up in a way station with six dicey strangers.| Stream on Netflix

Dances with Wolves
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene (Actors)
  • Kevin Costner (Director) - Michael Blake (Writer) - Jake Eberts (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Dances with Wolves

On the frontier, a Civil War soldier bonds with a Sioux tribe and adapts to their way of life, becoming their ally amid growing threats. | Stream on Netflix

Brokeback Mountain
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway (Actors)
  • Ang Lee (Director) - Scott Rudin (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Brokeback Mountain

Two sheepherders in 1963 Wyoming become involved in an increasingly passionate affair, but hiding the relationship from their wives proves agonizing. | Stream on Netflix

Django Unchained
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, Leonardo DiCaprio (Actors)
  • Quentin Tarantino (Director) - Quentin Tarantino (Writer) - Harvey Weinstein (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

DJANGO

Accompanied by a German bounty hunter, a freed slave named Django travels across America to free his wife from a sadistic plantation owner. | Stream on Netflix

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Marriage Story

Oscar-nominee Noah Baumbach directed this haunting and compassionate portrait of a family that sticks together despite an imploding marriage. | Watch on Netflix

RELATED: The Best Netflix Original Movies of 2019

Les Miserables (2012)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried (Actor)
  • Tom Hooper (Director) - Nicholas Allott (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Les Miserables

The musical version of Victor Hugo’s epic tale of love and sacrifice, first produced for the stage in 1985, receives the big-screen treatment. | Stream on Netflix

Fiddler On the Roof
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey (Actors)
  • Norman Jewison (Director) - Harol Prince (Writer) - Norman Jewison (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Fiddler on the Roof

This adaptation of the musical chronicles the trials of a Jewish peasant, his wife, and their three strong-willed daughters in pre-revolutionary Russia. | Stream on Netflix

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, William Redfield (Actors)
  • Milos Forman (Director) - Lawrence Hauben (Writer) - Saul Zaentz (Producer)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)

Moonlight

In a crime-infested Miami neighborhood, a gay African-American boy with a drug-addicted mother grows up with the help of a mentoring drug dealer. | Watch on Netflix

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The Iron Lady

Margaret Thatcher, the first female prime minister of Britain, navigates a career destined to change the rules of leadership and politics. | Watch on Netflix

Mudbound

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

On Body and Soul

Two shy and socially awkward co-workers in Budapest form a special bond through a mysterious mystic connection that manifests in a dream. | Watch on Netflix

Icarus

In his Oscar-winning film, an American cyclist plunges into a vast doping scandal involving a Russian scientist — Putin’s most-wanted whistleblower. | Watch on Netflix

Heroin(e)

This Oscar-nominated film follows three women — a fire chief, a judge and a street missionary — battling West Virginia’s devastating opioid epidemic. | Watch on Netflix

Strong Island

The forces of family, grief and racial injustice converge in this Oscar-nominated documentary exploring the murder of filmmaker Yance Ford’s brother. | Watch on Netflix

Undefeated

An inspirational profile of an inner-city high school football team’s valiant effort to reach the school’s first-ever playoff game. | Watch on Netflix

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Tamanish

Saturday 30th of May 2020

Good selective movies, kero sending