How (and where) to watch Oscar-winning movies (mostly) online

Filled with enchanting multiverses, “Everything Everywhere All At Once” topped the 95th Academy Awards with big wins, including Best Picture and a historic win for Michelle Yeoh. Family stories permeated 2022 cinema and this year’s winners, as did big-budget blockbusters (even if they were denied top honors on Sunday night).

Even the Oscars themselves are now streaming — you can find the star-studded ceremony on Hulu. Some of the winning films are still showing in theaters, but most are available online to stream now either by subscription or as a digital rental. Here you can find many of the Oscar-winning movies of 2022:


Seven wins including Best Picture. Digital market.

The A24-produced indie “Everything Everywhere All at Once” was a critical hit and has been more crowd-pleasing since it was released last spring. The film won Best Picture and Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win an Academy Award for Best Actress. Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis received awards for their performances. Yeoh, Quan and Stephanie Hsu deliver a poignant multiverse story about a Chinese-American family’s disconnection and how they find each other again through the existence of other versions of themselves. The film is available to stream on Paramount+ with a Showtime add-on.


Four wins. Netflix.

All Quiet on the Western Front is an unflinching German adaptation of a classic anti-war novel about life and death in the trenches of World War I. It won four Oscars, including Best International Feature and Best Cinematography. The film is available to stream on Netflix.


Two wins. Digital market.

Brendan Fraser won Best Actor for his portrayal of Charlie, the 600-pound central character in “The Whale.” Charlie is a father, an English teacher, and finally has health problems that give him a week to live. That week, he tries to bond with his estranged daughter. The film is based on and adapted from the off-Broadway play by Samuel D. Hunter. The film also received an award for make-up and hair-styling. It is available for purchase on Youtube and Amazon.


Sound. Paramount+.

Thirty-six years after the original “Top Gun,” “Top Gun: Maverick” Tom Cruise returns. Cruise reprises his role as “Maverick,” taking on a leadership and mentor role for supporting cast members Miles Teller and Glenn Powell. “Top Gun: Maverick” won the Oscar for Sound and is available on Paramount+ and Amazon.


Visual effects. Still in theaters.

After a 13-year wait, “Avatar: The Way of Water” delves into the family’s journey of original “Avatar” protagonist Jake Sully through adversity and loss. Director James Cameron builds an intellectually and visually compelling world in this sequel starring Sam Worthington and Zoe Saldana. Winning the visual effects Oscar, the film is still in theaters and not yet available for streaming.


Custom script. Digital rental.

Director Sarah Polley weaves the story of rampant sexual assault plaguing women in a Mennonite community. “Women Talking” is an adaptation of a 2018 book by Miriam Toews. Starring Claire Foy, Rooney Mara and Frances McDormand. The film won the Oscar for adapted screenplay. It is available for digital rental on Youtube and Amazon.


Dressmaking. Disney+.

Designer Ruth E. Carter won the costume Oscar for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” making her the first black woman to win two Oscars. The superhero film made in the wake of Chadwick Boseman’s death allows audiences to mourn the character of T’Challa and Boseman. The Ryan Coogler-directed film is available to stream on Disney+.


Feature documentary. HBO Max.

“Navalny” is a portrait of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny following an attempt on his life. The feature documentary film has all the makings of a Hollywood thriller. It is available to stream on HBO Max.


Best Animated Film. Netflix.

The decades-old children’s tale “Pinocchio” is retold through the lens of Guillermo Del Toro’s dark mind. This isn’t the Disney version of “Pinocchio” — in Del Toro’s still-musical version, themes of fascism are explored. The cast includes Christoph Waltz, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton and Ewan McGregor and won Best Animated Feature. The film is available to stream on Netflix.


Original song. Netflix.

SS Rajamouli’s three-hour maximalist action epic ‘RRR’ is one of India’s most expensive — and highest-grossing — films of all time. It brings together two of Tollywood’s biggest stars, NT Rama Rao Jr. and Ram Charan, as rebels fighting against British colonialists in 1920. The film, which won for the original song “Naatu Naatu,” topped Netflix’s streaming charts over the summer and is still available to watch there.


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