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Where to Watch This Year’s Oscar-Nominated Movies Online

Most of this year’s top nominees are available on streaming services — or soon will be. Here’s where to find them ahead of the March 12 awards show

spinner image Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in a scene from the film Everything Everywhere All At Once; Felix Kammerer in All Quiet on the Western Front; Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell smiling together in The Banshees of Inisherin
(Left to right) Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan in "Everything Everywhere All At Once"; Felix Kammerer in "All Quiet on the Western Front"; Brendan Gleeson and Colin Farrell in "The Banshees of Inisherin."
Allyson Riggs/A24; Reiner Bajo/Netflix; Aidan Monaghan/Searchlight Pictures

Who’s ready for the Oscars? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is dusting off the red carpet for the 95th annual Oscars (airing March 12, 8 p.m. ET, on ABC), and this year we can expect some high-level competition between box office smashes like Tom Cruise’s Top Gun: Maverick and James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water and serious critical sensations Everything Everywhere All at Once and All Quiet on the Western Front.  

​Want to be ready to weigh in with authority in your family’s Oscar pool (or just name your favorites during the show)? It turns out that most of the nominees for the top awards are streaming online on your favorite platforms. Catch up before Jimmy Kimmel hits the stage on March 12 with our guide to all the top Oscar nominees streaming online (and some still in theaters).

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Top Oscar Contenders

All Quiet on the Western Front

9 nominations

Beyond its best picture nomination (the only non-English-language film to make the cut this year), Edward Berger’s German-language update of the WWI classic snagged lots of noms in technical categories.

Watch it: In theaters, streaming on Netflix

Avatar: The Way of Water

4 nominations

James Cameron’s spectacular mega-budget sci-fi sequel landed four nominations, but none for its high-profile director.

Watch it: In theaters

​​The Banshees of Inisherin

9 nominations

Martin McDonagh’s Irish dramedy landed four nominations for the members of its top o’ the morning cast: Colin Farrell, Kerry Condon, Brendan Gleeson and Barry Keoghan.

Watch it: In theaters, streaming on HBO Max


8 nominations

Austin Butler is the front-runner for best actor playing the king of rock ’n’ roll in Baz Luhrmann’s stylized biopic.

Watch it: In theaters, streaming on HBO Max

Everything Everywhere All at Once

11 nominations

The indie darling swept up the most nominations of any contender this year, including best picture, best actress for star Michelle Yeoh and supporting actress/actor nods for Stephanie Hsu, Jamie Lee Curtis (AARP’s Movies for Grownups career achievement winner) and Ke Huy Quan.

Watch it: In theaters, streaming on Showtime, Paramount+ (with Showtime); purchase on Prime Video and Apple TV

The Fabelmans

7 nominations

Steven Spielberg’s fictionalized account of his own childhood as a budding filmmaker landed noms for Michelle Williams (best actress) and Judd Hirsch (best supporting actor) and a record 53rd nomination for composer John Williams.

Watch it: In theaters, rent on Prime Video; due on Peacock later this year


6 nominations

Cate Blanchett’s performance as a prickly orchestra conductor has dominated the awards conversation for Todd Field’s film, which scored five other nominations (including best picture).

Watch it: In theaters, streaming on Peacock; rent on Prime Video

Top Gun: Maverick

6 nominations

The Tom Cruise sequel is another rare blockbuster in the best picture mix; the hit flies high with six nominations total (but snubbed its megawatt star for a best actor look).

Watch it: In theaters, streaming on Paramount+; rent on Prime Video

Triangle of Sadness

3 nominations

Swedish auteur Ruben Östlund’s vicious satire of the ultra-wealthy sashays into the ceremony with a triangle of high-level nominations, including best picture and best director.

Watch it: In theaters, rent on Prime Video

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Women Talking

2 nominations

Writer-director Sarah Polley’s fact-inspired feminist drama was shut out in the acting categories but landed nominations for best picture and Polley’s adapted screenplay.

Watch it: In theaters, purchase on Prime Video

More 2023 Oscar Films With Nominated Performances


1 nomination

Ana de Armas is a best actress nominee, playing a fictionalized Marilyn Monroe in a steamy adaptation of the Joyce Carol Oates novel.

Watch it: Streaming on Netflix

To Leslie

1 nomination

British actress Andrea Riseborough scored a surprise nomination for best actress when prominent actors campaigned for her radiant performance as an alcoholic single mom who seeks redemption after abandoning her family and blowing through a lottery windfall.

Watch it: Rent on Prime Video

The Whale

3 nominations

Brendan Fraser has won raves (and his first Oscar nom) playing a morbidly obese man, while Hong Chau landed a best supporting actress nomination as the nurse who cares for him.

Watch it: In theaters


2 nominations

Veteran British actor Bill Nighy snagged a nod as a repressed civil servant who receives a cancer diagnosis. Kazuo Ishiguro is also nominated for his screenplay, adapted from Akira Kurosawa’s classic 1952 film Ikiru.

Watch it: In theaters


1 nomination

Paul Mescal, the Irish actor who broke out in the Netflix limited series Normal People, plays a struggling Scottish father who takes his 11-year-old daughter on an eventful Turkish vacation.

Watch it: In theaters, rent on Prime Video

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

5 nominations

Angela Bassett’s regal turn as Queen Ramonda is up for the best supporting actress Oscar in Ryan Coogler’s Marvel sequel, which also earned nods for best costume design, best original song and more.

Watch it: Streaming on Disney+


1 nomination

Atlanta alum Brian Tyree Henry nabbed a nod as best supporting actor for playing an auto mechanic battling physical and mental trauma after a deadly car accident.

Watch it: Streaming on Apple TV+

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How to Watch 2023 Oscar Documentary Film Nominees

All That Breathes

This doc follows two brothers in New Delhi, India, as they seek to protect the landfill-feeding bird known as the black kite, which is crucial to the overcrowded city’s ecosystem.

Watch it: Streaming on HBO Max

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

Laura Poitras’ film follows artist Nan Goldin and the efforts to take down the Sackler family behind the opioid epidemic.

Watch it: In theaters; expected on HBO Max in 2023

Fire of Love

Follows a husband-and-wife pair of scientists whose study of volcanoes claimed their lives.

Watch it: Streaming on Disney+

A House Made of Splinters

A timely look at an orphanage in eastern Ukraine (before the Russian invasion).

Watch it: Rent on Vudu


The gripping account of the poisoning of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

Watch it: Streaming on HBO Max

​​How to Watch 2023 Oscar International Film Nominees

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All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany)

The much-buzzed WWI epic is nominated for best picture, but it’s likelier to win in the categories of international film, cinematography, score and sound.

Watch it: Streaming on Netflix

Argentina, 1985 (Argentina)

The historical drama followed the trial of the country’s last military dictatorship.

Watch it: Streaming on Prime Video

Close (Belgium)

A heartfelt drama about two 13-year-old boys whose tight friendship is torn asunder by schoolmates suggesting they’re too close.

Watch it: In theaters

EO (Poland)

Follow a nomadic donkey from a circus as he encounters all manner of humans in the countryside of Poland and Italy.

Watch it: Streaming on the Criterion Channel

The Quiet Girl (Ireland)

A coming-of-age story about a 9-year-old girl in the early 1980s, told mostly in Gaelic.

Watch it: In theaters

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