Academy Award Winning Movies On Netflix!!!
Movies has been there for us to comfort, inspire, be aware, and entertain during the darkest times of our life for more than a century.
A film is pure magic and a mosaic of time. The true beauty of this cinematic art transcends you to a different world and evokes your every sense with vivid experiences.
This year’s Oscar is already about to knock on your door. Besides, the Academy has already listed the ten best academy award-winning movies on Netflix.
And, for the third year in a row, Netflix has earned more Oscar nominations than any other studio with a total of 27 nods.
So, let’s celebrate the sensational creations of genius filmmakers by binge-watching these great Oscar-nominated movies. Turn on Netflix and Just Chill!!!
|Oscar-Winning Movies on Netflix||Director|
|10. Audible||Matt Ogens|
|9. Three Songs for Benazir||Elizabeth Mirzaei, Gulistan Mirzaei|
|8. Lead Me Home||Pedro Kos, Jon Shenk|
|7. The Hand of God||Paolo Sorrentino|
|6. Robin Robin||Dan Ojari, Michael Please|
|5. The Mitchells vs. the Machines||Michael Rianda|
|4. Don’t Look Up||Adam McKay|
|3. The Lost Daughter||Maggie Gyllenhaal|
|2. Tick, Tick…Boom!||Lin-Manuel Miranda|
|1. The Power of the Dog||Jane Campion|
Best Academy Award Winning Movies On Netflix Right Now
Nominated for: Best Documentary Short
Matthew Ogen’s short documentary film Audible (2021) has garnered an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary Short at the 94th Academy Awards.
This 39 minutes spanning coming-of-age film takes you on a moving journey inside the life of Maryland School for the deaf high school football player Amaree McKenstry-Hall.
Amaree and his teammates, despite the hardships and tragic death of their friend, struggle to be heard in the world by protecting the unprecedented winning strike.
9. Three Songs for Benazir
Nominated for: Best Documentary Short
The lovely pair Elizabeth Mirzaei and Gulistan Mirzaei earned an Oscar nod for Best Short Documentary for Three Songs for Benazir (2021).
This short film is a gift to experience the sweet and passionate love story of the newly married couples Shaista and Benazir, a refugee in Kabul.
Moreover, Shaista struggles to balance his dreams to become the first one in his family tribe to join the Afghan national army.
Along with the responsibilities of starting a new family, he has pressure from his elders to follow a different path.
8. Lead Me Home
Nominated for: Best Documentary Short
Holding the 8th spot is the Emmy-winning film directors Pedro Kos and John Shenk’s short documentary, Lead Me Home (2021).
The film sheds light on the sad and heartbreaking life of 500,000 homeless people in West Coast cities.
Besides, it offers a closer look at the stories of homeless people in the US who came into the streets due to unfortunate events like sexual abuse, homophobia, addiction, etc.
Moreover, Lead Me Home earned an Oscar nod in the 94th Academy Awards.
7. The Hand of God
The Oscar-winning director Paolo Sorrentino takes us on his most personal journey with The Hand of God (2021).
The film gives a peek at Sorrentino’s memory through a 17 years old boy, Fabietto Schisa, in Naples in the 1890s. It explores Schisa’s journey full of unexpected joys, tragedy, and fate, playing a huge role to set his future in motion.
The film set nominations for 2 BAFTA’s, Critics Choice, Golden Globe Award, and won Grand Jury Prize at 78th Venice festival.
Recently, it has been nominated for the 2022 Oscars for Best International Feature Film.
6. Robin Robin
Nominated for: Best Animated Short
The UK-based stop-motion animator, the creator of Shaun, the Sheep, Aardman collabed with Dan Ojari and Mikey Please to create an adorable musical film, Robin Robin (2021).
The film portrays the story of a bird named Robin, who is raised by a family of mice.
As she enters adulthood, her differences become more visible. She then begins a daring heist to steal a Christmas star from Who Man’s house to prove that she can be a good mouse but ends up discovering who she really is.
Moreover, this fun and adventurous musical earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short Film this year.
5. The Mitchells vs. the Machines
Nominated for: Best Animated Feature
On this spot comes Mike Rianda’s hilarious CGI film, The Mitchell vs. the Machines (2021).
The film earned an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Feature in the 94th Academy Awards.
Moreover, it introduces a weird family who becomes the last hope of saving the earth when a robot apocalypse occurs.
4. Don’t Look Up
Nominated for: Best Original Screenplay, Best Picture (Adam McKay and David Sirota), Best Original Score, and Best Film Editing.
Adam McKay’s dark comedy, Don’t Look Up (2021), is a great satirical commentary on what American society has devolved into.
Moreover, the film highlights how the government, political, and social media society is indifferent when it comes to important issues like global warming.
With its genius script and amazing performance on screen, the film has garnered four Oscar nods. The nominations are for Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing, and Best Original Score.
Don’t Look Up is Netflix’s top 10 most-watched movies, grabbing around 390 million hours watched.
3. The Lost Daughter
Nominated for: Best Adapted Screenplay (Maggie Gyllenhaal), Best Actress (Olivia Colman), and Best Supporting Actress (Jessie Buckley)
Maggie Gyllenhaal has reached unprecedented heights with her directional debut of The Lost Daughter (2021).
The dark drama portrays the pressures of motherhood. It treasures the on-screen presence of renowned stars like Olivia Colman, Jessie Buckley, Dakota Johnson, etc.
Leda (Colman) is on a beach vacation. She gets obsessed with a young mother (Johnson) and her daughter after watching them for some time. It takes her back to her young motherhood days filled with wrong choices and regrets.
With incredible screenwriting and powerful performances, the film has garnered three Oscar nominations at the 94th Academy Awards.
It earned nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actress for Colman, and Best Supporting Actress for Buckley.
Moreover, the film won Golden Osella for Best Screenplay at the 78th Venice festival.
2. Tick, Tick…Boom!
Nominated for: Best Film Editing and Best Actor (Andrew Garfield)
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directional debut “Tick, Tick… Boom!” adapts the hit semi-autobiography musical of the same name written by Jonathan Larson.
It stars Andrew Garfield, who plays Larson. It portrays the story of Larson, who is an aspiring composer living in New York. It’s 1990, and he is about to turn 30, the clock is ticking, but he has still not achieved anything in his life. So, he questions his dreams, career, and relationships.
Besides, the Academy nominated Garfield for an Oscar for Best Actor for his powerful performance in the film both musically and emotionally. Whereas the brilliant actor also took home a Golden Globe Award for the Best Actor for the film.
Moreover, it also nominated the musical for Best Film Editing.
1. The Power of the Dog
Nominated for: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay (Jane Campion), Best Actor (Benedict Cumberbatch), Best Supporting Actor (Jesse Plemons and Kodi Smit-McPhee), Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Production Design, Best Sound and Original Score.
After almost a decade, Jane Campion returned to bless Hollywood with her first feature film, The Power of the Dog (2021).
Adapted from the 1967 novel by Thomas Savage, the film reflects on power, desire, and masculinity.
It stars marvelous actors like Benedict Cumberbatch, Kristen Dunst, and Jesse Plemons.
The film takes back to 1925 in Montana, where two wealthy but very different ranch-owning brothers, Phil (Cumberbatch) and George (Plemons), live.
After the marriage of George to the widow, Rose (Dunst), Phil plans on torturing Rose and her son Pete, after which certain dramatic events take place.
Rated as one of the best films of 2021, The Power of Dog has garnered whopping 12 nods at 94th Academy Awards, more than any other film.
The film has been nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Adapted Screenplay, and the list goes on.
Besides, Jane Campion is the only woman to be nominated for Oscars for Best Director twice.
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