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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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The King's Speech is listed (or ranked) 2 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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The Fighter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg
The Fighter is a 2010 American biographical sports drama film directed by David O. Russell. Fledgling boxer Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled ...more
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Pulp Fiction is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
John Travolta, Bruce Willis, Uma Thurman

Best Original Screenplay

Pulp Fiction is a 1994 American crime film directed by Quentin Tarantino. The lives of two mob hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson and John Travolta), a boxer (Bruce Willis), a gangster's wife (Uma ...more
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Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Roma is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Roma Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Marco Graf

Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Cinematography

Roma is a 2018 Mexican drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón. The film follows the life of an indigenous live-in maid for a wealthy family named Cleodegaria "Cleo" ...more
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Pocahontas is listed (or ranked) 7 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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The Theory of Everything is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Harry Lloyd
The Theory of Everything is a 2014 British biographical coming of age romantic drama film directed by James Marsh and adapted by Anthony McCarten from the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life ...more
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Boyhood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane

Best Supporting Actress

Boyhood is a 2014 American independent coming-of-age drama film, written and directed by Richard Linklater, and starring Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane, Lorelei Linklater, and Ethan Hawke. ...more
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Black Hawk Down is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Ewan McGregor, Tom Hardy, Orlando Bloom

Best Film Editing, Best Sound

Black Hawk Down is a 2001 American-British war film directed by Ridley Scott. It is an adaptation of the 1999 book of the same name by Mark Bowden based on his series of articles published in ...more
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Ex Machina is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Oscar Isaac
Ex Machina is a 2015 independent science fiction psychological thriller film directed by Alex Garland. A young programmer (Domhnall Gleeson) is selected to participate in a ground-breaking ...more
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Tarzan is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Dallas Buyers Club is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Room is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Joan Allen

Best Actress

Room is a 2015 independent drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson, based on the novel by Emma Donoghue. After being held captive for seven years, a woman (Brie Larson) and her son (Jacob ...more
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Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh, Chow Yun-Fat
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a 2000 wuxia film. An American-Chinese-Hong Kong-Taiwanese co-production, the film was directed by Ang Lee and featured an international cast of Han actors, ...more
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Her is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde, Amy Adams

Best Original Screenplay

Her is a 2013 American romantic science fiction comedy-drama film written, directed, and produced by Spike Jonze. The film's musical score was composed by Arcade Fire, with the cinematography ...more
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Milk is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Cabaret is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Liza Minnelli, Michael York, Joel Grey
Cabaret is a 1972 musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. The film is set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the ominous ...more
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Rain Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino
Rain Man is a 1988 American drama film directed by Barry Levinson and written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. It tells the story of an abrasive and selfish yuppie, Charlie Babbitt, who ...more
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The White Helmets is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
The White Helmets is a 2016 British short documentary film directed by Orlando von Einsiedel. The film follows the daily operations of a group of volunteer rescue workers of the Syrian Civil ...more
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Amy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Amy Winehouse

Best Documentary

Amy is a 2015 British documentary film about the life and death of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. Directed by Asif Kapadia, it covers Winehouse's life and her struggle with substance ...more
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Moonlight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Trevante Rhodes, André Holland, Janelle Monáe
Moonlight is a 2016 American coming-of-age drama film directed by Barry Jenkins, based on Tarell Alvin McCraney's unpublished semi-autobiographical play. A chronicle of the childhood, ...more
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The Duchess is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell
The Duchess is a 2008 British-American drama film directed by Saul Dibb. It is based on Amanda Foreman's biography of the 18th-century English aristocrat Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of ...more
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The Battle of Midway is listed (or ranked) 24 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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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