What 2021 Oscar Nominees are available on what streaming services (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video)?
A viewing guide for this year’s Oscars Best Picture nominees that outlines which movies are available on Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, and Netflix.
Hollywood’s biggest night is around the corner. The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony is set to take place 25 April, postponed two months due to the covid-19 pandemic.
The Oscars will be broadcast from the Dobly Theatre and the Union Station with an all-star cast. Before the gala gets under way, here is how to watch the most nominated films.
What movies have been nominated for Best Picture?
Nominees for Best Picture this year include: “The Father,” “Judas and the Black Messiah,” “Mank,” “Minari,” “Nomadland,” “Promising Young Woman,” “Sound of Metal,” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”
Which of the Best Picture nominees can be streamed for free with an Amazon Prime subscription?
Sound of Metal, is an Amazon Studios original drama that follows the story of a rock and roll drummer who loses his hearing. The film can be streamed for free for Amazon Prime members as a part of their subscription. For non-Prime members, the movie can be rented through Google Play or YouTube Movies for $3.99.
Which of the Best Picture nominees are available with a Hulu membership?
Nomadland, staring Academy Award winning actress Frances McDormand, is a drama based on the non-fiction book, Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century. The film has received six Academy Award nominations and can be streamed by Hulu members as a part of their subscription. For non-Hulu members, the film can be rented for $14.99 through Amazon Prime Video, Google Play, and Vudu.
Which of the Best Picture nominees are available on Netflix?
Two of this year’s nominees can be streamed on Netflix. Mank is a Netflix Original film based on the life of Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz. The film has received 10 Academy Award nominations, more than any other film this cycle. The Trial of the Chicago 7, directed by Aaron Sorkin, follows the trial of seven anti-Vietnam War protestors and has been nominated for six Academy Awards.
Sacha Baron Cohen and Aaron Sorkin break down the scene in The Trial of the Chicago 7 when Abbie Hoffman takes the stand, and how certain costume choices reflect Hoffman's political tactics pic.twitter.com/srLw9wVGVy— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) April 19, 2021
While the film is not a Netflix Original, Paramount chose to sell the rights to Netflix to increase viewership as movie theaters around the US remained closed in 2020.
Where can I stream the rest of the Best Picture nominees?
As for the other films nominated for Best Picture, most can be rented through online platforms like Amazon Prime Video, Google Play, iTunes, Youtube Movies, Vudu, FandangoNow, and more. The costs to rent vary based on the movie.
Judas and the Black Messiah
Judas and the Black Messiah, the biographical drama based on the life of Black Panther leader Fred Hampton has been nominated for five Academy Awards and can be rented for $12.99 through Amazon Prime Video, Google Play, and YouTube Movies.
Minari, the story of Korean immigrants who move to a small farm in Arkansas has been nominated for six Academy Awards, and among other accolades, won the Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film. Minari can be rented for $19.99 through Amazon Prime Video, Google Play, iTunes and more.
Promising Young Woman
Promising Young Woman, starring Best Actress nominee, Carry Mulligan is a comedy thriller that has received five Academy Award nominations. The film can be rented for $5.99 through Amazon Prime Video and Google Play.
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