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The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked

Updated March 31, 2020 1.7k votes 389 voters 21.6k views46 items

List RulesOnly 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. 

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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    Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Philadelphia

    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byJonathan Demme

    Best Actor

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    The Pianist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    The Pianist

    Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

    Released2002

    Directed byRoman Polanski

    Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director, Best Actor

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    The Theory of Everything is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    The Theory of Everything

    Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones

    Released2014

    Directed byJames Marsh

    Best Actor

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    The King's Speech is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    The King's Speech

    Helena Bonham Carter, Colin Firth

    Released2010

    Directed byTom Hooper

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

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    As Good as It Gets is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    As Good as It Gets

    Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt

    Released1997

    Directed byJames L. Brooks

    Best Actor, Best Actress

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    Pan's Labyrinth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Pan's Labyrinth

    Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

    Released2006

    Directed byGuillermo del Toro

    Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

    Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh

    Released2000

    Directed byAng Lee

    Best Foreign Language Film, Best Original Music Score, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design

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    Roma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Roma

    Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira

    Released2018

    Directed byAlfonso Cuarón

    Best Director, Best Foreign Language Film, Best Cinematography

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    Driving Miss Daisy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Driving Miss Daisy

    Morgan Freeman, Dan Aykroyd

    Released1989

    Directed byBruce Beresford

    Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Makeup and Hairstyling

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    Room is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Room

    Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay

    Released2015

    Directed byLenny Abrahamson

    Best Actress

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    Rosemary's Baby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Rosemary's Baby

    Mia Farrow, Tony Curtis

    Released1968

    Directed byRoman Polanski

    Best Supporting Actress

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    Silver Linings Playbook is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Silver Linings Playbook

    Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro

    Released2012

    Directed byDavid O. Russell

    Best Actress

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    Howards End is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Howards End

    Anthony Hopkins, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released1992

    Directed byJames Ivory

    Best Actress, Best Writing Adapted Screenplay, Best Production Design

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    Inception is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Inception

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy

    Released2010

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Best Sound Mixing, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Editing

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    Goodfellas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Goodfellas

    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1990

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

    Best Supporting Actor

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    Crash is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Crash

    Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser

    Released2004

    Directed byPaul Haggis

    Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Film Editing

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    Tarzan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Tarzan

    Rosie O'Donnell, Glenn Close

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Lima, Chris Buck

     Best Music, Original Song

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    Dallas Buyers Club is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Dallas Buyers Club

    Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2013

    Directed byJean-Marc Vallée

    Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Makeup

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    Indiana Jones and the Raiders  is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Released1981

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

    Best Art Direction, Best Film Editing, Best Sound, Best Sound Effects Editing, Best Visual Effects

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    Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Purple Rain

    Prince, Apollonia Kotero

    Released1984

    Directed byAlbert Magnoli

    Best Original Song Score

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    Moonlight is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Moonlight

    Trevante Rhodes, André Holland

    Released2016

    Directed byBarry Jenkins

    Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor

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    Inglourious Basterds is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Inglourious Basterds

    Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender

    Released2009

    Directed byEli Roth, Quentin Tarantino

    Best Supporting Actor

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    Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Jerry Maguire

    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu

    Released1996

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Best Supporting Actor

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    The Dark Knight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    The Dark Knight

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2008

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Best Supporting Actor, Best Sound Editing

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    Icarus is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Oscar Winning Movies On Netflix, Ranked
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    Icarus

    Bryan Fogel, Nikita Kamaev

    Released2017

    Directed byBryan Fogel

    Best Documentary Feature

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