11 Oscar-Winning Films That Are Available On Netflix To Watch Now

If you like going to the movies, you can grab the popcorn and sit in front of the TV, the Oscar session will begin. Netflix has a very cool selection of films that have won the greatest award in the industry.

Oscar selection:

Moonlight

The production tells the story of Black, a young African-American who lives in a violent neighborhood in Miami, overrun by crime. Son of an addict, he grows up listening to the advice of a drug dealer and struggles to deal with his sexuality and to find his place in the world.

  • 3 Awards: Best Picture, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay and Best Actor in a Supporting Role.

Babel

An American couple suffers a tragic accident while on vacations in Morocco, triggering a sequel of events and connecting groups of people from the four corners of the world.

  • 1 Award: Best Original Music Score.

Mystic River

Three great childhood friends, Sean, Jimmy and Dave end up meeting again in an attempt to find who murdered Jimmy's daughter.

  • 2 Awards: Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.

12 Years a Slave

The film tells the story of a free man who goes to the city after accepting a job offer. However, halfway through, he is kidnapped, chained and sold as a slave, living as such for 12 years, being humiliated by his two "owners".

  • 3 Awards: Best Picture, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actress
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The Cider House Rules

Homer Wells grew up in an orphanage under the guidance of a doctor, who taught him everything he knows. As an adult, he decides to leave to explore the world, but realizes that he knows nothing about the rules of life.

  • 2 Awards: Best Supporting Actor and Best Writing Adapted Screenplay.

Her

A writer falls in love with Samantha. Nothing odd about that... except she's the operational voice system of his computer.

  • 1 Award: Best Original Screenplay.

The Imitation Game

A student is recruited by the British intelligence agency to crack Nazi codes. He then builds a machine to decipher those messages and becomes a hero. Until his homosexuality is revealed.

  • 1 Award: Best Writing Adapted Screenplay.

Argo

Six Americans take refuge in the Canadian Embassy in Tehran during the Iran crisis. How to get them out of there? A CIA agent has a brilliant idea: to make a fictional film to rescue them.

  • 3 Awards: Best Picture, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay and Best Film Editing.

No Country for Old Men

A man decides to go hunting in the desert and finds money from a drug trafficking operation, taking the cash with him. However, it seems that someone else also wants this money.

  • 4 Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor.​​​​​​​

Precious

After living a real terror, pregnant by her own father and abused by her mother, Precious is transferred to another school and sees an opportunity to change her life with the guidance of her teacher.

  • 2 Awards: Best Supporting Actress and Best Writing Adapted Screenplay.

Good Will Hunting

From janitor at a famous university, to brilliant boy with a great talent for mathematics. This is Will, who finds ways to deal with emotions with the help of a therapist.

  • 2 Awards: Best Original Screenplay and Best Supporting Actor.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Translated article original published on VIX Brazil, by Mariana Riscala.