The Academy Awards are just a few weeks away, which means we’re only about a month out from the red carpet, gold statues and probably a bizarre acceptance speech or two. But while you’re waiting for the Academy to crown a new Best Picture, why not catch up on some past winners on Netflix (NFLX)?
You won’t be able to find all of the Oscar-winning movies on Netflix streaming, but there’s still a respectable selection. The Netflix streaming list features everything from historical romances to contemporary dark comedies to, um … more historical romances.
Okay, so the Academy likes a particular type of movie. But the point is that these are good movies to watch on Netflix, and they’re worth your time. A couple of Best Picture winners, a couple of Best Actress winners and some awesome screenplays make these Oscar-winning movies contemporary classics.
Here are three of our favorite Oscar-winning movies to watch on Netflix before the Academy Awards on Mar. 2.