Oscars The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked  

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List Rules Only Netflix-streaming movies that have won an Academy Award.

If you're looking for critically-acclaimed films to watch, here are the best Oscar-winning movies on Netflix. Featuring Best Picture winners and some of the greatest films of all time, this list of Oscar winners streaming now on Netflix is updated regularly with newly added and popular movies. 

The 2011 Best Picture winner The King's Speech is one of the best movies on Netflix right now. Other good Oscar-winning movies on Netflix include The Godfather, Blue Jasmine, Shrek, and Dallas Buyers Club.

Vote up the best Academy Award-winning films on Netflix, and add your favorite Oscar winners if they're missing from the list. 

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Schindler's List is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley

Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Production Design, Best Original Music Score, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay,

Schindler's List is a 1993 American epic historical period drama, directed and co-produced by Steven Spielberg and scripted by Steven Zaillian. It is based on the novel Schindler's Ark by Thomas ...more

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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Best Visual Effects, Best Sound, Best Sound Editing

Jurassic Park is a 1993 American science fiction adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. It is the first installment of the Jurassic Park franchise. It is based on the 1990 novel of the ...more

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Dead Poets Society is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

Best Original Screenplay

Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film written by Tom Schulman, directed by Peter Weir and starring Robin Williams. Set at the conservative and aristocratic Welton Academy in the ...more

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The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall

Best Actor in Leading Role, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Best Picture

The Godfather is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy from a screenplay by Mario Puzo and Coppola. Starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as ...more

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To Kill a Mockingbird is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Robert Duvall, Gregory Peck, William Windom

Best Actor, Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay

To Kill a Mockingbird is a 1962 American drama film directed by Robert Mulligan. The screenplay by Horton Foote was based on the 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name by Harper Lee. ...more

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Shrek is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

Best Animated Feature Film

Shrek is a 2001 American computer-animated fantasy-comedy film produced by PDI/DreamWorks, released by DreamWorks Pictures, directed by Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson, featuring the voices of ...more

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The Godfather Part II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Best Original Music Score, Best Production Design

The Godfather Part II is a 1974 American epic crime film produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola from a screenplay co-written with Mario Puzo, starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro. ...more

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The Departed is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson, Alec Baldwin

Best Director, Best Picture, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Best Film Editing

The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan. It is a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. The film takes place in ...more

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The King's Speech is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth, Guy Pearce

Best Actor, Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director

The King's Speech is a 2010 British historical drama film directed by Tom Hooper and written by David Seidler. Colin Firth plays King George VI who, to cope with a stammer, sees Lionel Logue, an ...more

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Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field

Best Actor, Best Production Design

Lincoln is a 2012 American epic historical drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as United States President Abraham Lincoln and Sally Field as Mary Todd Lincoln. The ...more

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Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Mel Gibson, Christian Bale, Billy Connolly

Best Original Musical Score

Pocahontas is a 1995 American animated musical romantic-drama film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is the 33rd film in the Walt Disney Animated ...more

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L.A. Confidential is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger

Best Supporting Actress, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay

L.A. Confidential is a 1997 neo-noir film based on James Ellroy's 1990 novel of the same title, the third book in his L.A. Quartet series. Like the book, the film tells the story of a group of ...more

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Finding Neverland is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Dustin Hoffman

Best Music Score

Finding Neverland is a 2004 American semi-biographical film about playwright J. M. Barrie and his relationship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan, directed by Marc Forster. The ...more

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The Prince of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Sandra Bullock, Michelle Pfeiffer, Val Kilmer

Best Music, Original Song

The Prince of Egypt is a 1998 American animated epic musical biblical film and the first traditionally animated film produced and released by DreamWorks Pictures. The film is an adaptation of ...more

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The African Queen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Robert Morley

Best Actor

The African Queen is a 1951 adventure film adapted from the 1935 novel of the same name by C. S. Forester. The film was directed by John Huston and produced by Sam Spiegel and John Woolf. The ...more

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Tarzan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close, Minnie Driver

 Best Music, Original Song

Tarzan is a 1999 American animated adventure musical film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The 37th film in the Walt Disney Animated Classics, it ...more

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Life Is Beautiful is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Roberto Benigni, Horst Buchholz, Richard Sammel

Best Actor,  Best Music Score, Best Foreign Language Film

Life Is Beautiful is a 1997 Italian tragicomedy comedy-drama film directed by and starring Roberto Benigni. Benigni plays Guido Orefice, a Jewish Italian book shop owner, who must employ his ...more

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Dallas Buyers Club is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey, Jared Leto

Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Makeup

Dallas Buyers Club is a 2013 American biographical drama film, co-written by Craig Borten and Melisa Wallack, directed by Jean-Marc Vallée. Ron Woodroof was an AIDS patient diagnosed in ...more

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The Battle of Midway is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Henry Fonda, Donald Crisp, Jane Darwell

Best Documentary Feature

The Battle of Midway is a 1942 American documentary film short directed by John Ford. It is a montage of color footage of the Battle of Midway with voice overs of various narrators, including ...more

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Atonement is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Keira Knightley, Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan

Best Original Music Score

Atonement is a 2007 British romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright and based on Ian McEwan's 2001 novel of the same name. The film stars James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, Saoirse Ronan, Romola ...more

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The Crying Game is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Forest Whitaker, Jim Broadbent, Miranda Richardson

Best Original Screenplay

The Crying Game is a 1992 British psychological thriller drama film written and directed by Neil Jordan. The film explores themes of race, gender, nationality, and sexuality against the backdrop ...more

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Cold Mountain is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Jude Law

Best Supporting Actress

Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is based on the bestselling novel of the same name by Charles Frazier. It stars Jude Law, Nicole ...more

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The Reader is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Lena Olin

Best Actress

The Reader is a 2008 German-American romantic drama film based on the 1995 German novel of the same name by Bernhard Schlink. The film was written by David Hare and directed by Stephen Daldry. ...more

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Man on Wire is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Paul McGill, Robert Sciglimpaglia, Jr.

Best Documentary Feature

Man on Wire is a 2008 British documentary film directed by James Marsh. The film chronicles Philippe Petit's 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center. It is ...more

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Howards End is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Anthony Hopkins, Helena Bonham Carter, Emma Thompson

Best Actress, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Best Production Design

Howards End is a 1992 film based upon the novel of the same name by E. M. Forster, a story of class relations in turn-of-the-20th-century England. The film—produced by Merchant Ivory Productions ...more

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Blue Jasmine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K.

Best Actress

Blue Jasmine is a 2013 American dark comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. It tells the story of a rich Manhattan socialite who falls into hard times and has to move in to her ...more

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Cinema Paradiso is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Brigitte Bardot, John Wayne, Charlie Chaplin

Best Foreign Language Film

Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, internationally released as Cinema Paradiso, is a 1988 Italian drama film written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. The film stars Jacques Perrin, Philippe Noiret, ...more

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Milk is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
James Franco, Sean Penn, Josh Brolin

Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor

Milk is a 2008 American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, ...more

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Harry and the Hendersons is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
John Lithgow, Don Ameche, David Suchet

Best Makeup

Harry and the Hendersons is a 1987 American fantasy comedy film directed and produced by William Dear, and starring John Lithgow, Melinda Dillon, Don Ameche, David Suchet, Margaret Langrick, ...more

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Undefeated is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Bill Courtney, O.C. Brown, Montrail 'Money' Brown

Best Documentary Feature 

Undefeated is a 2011 documentary directed by Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin. The film documents the struggles of a high school football team, the Manassas Tigers of Memphis, as they attempt a ...more

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Anna Karenina is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Cara Delevingne

Best Costume Design

Anna Karenina is a 2012 British epic romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright. Adapted by Tom Stoppard from Leo Tolstoy's 1877 novel of the same name, the film depicts the tragedy of Russian ...more

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Prelude to War is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Walter Huston, Victor Bulwer-Lytton, Kai-Shek Chiang |

Best Documentary Feature 

Prelude to War was the first film of Frank Capra’s Why We Fight propaganda film series, commissioned by the Office of War Information and George C. Marshall. It was made to convince American ...more