How to Watch the 2024 Oscar-Nominated Movies Online: 'American Fiction,' Oppenheimer,’ 'Poor Things,' and More

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How and Where to Watch All The Oscar-Nominated Films Online
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The 96th Academy Awards air on March 10. Here's how to watch all the contenders before the big night.

The 96th Academy Awards are around the corner. The Oscars ceremony, to be hosted once again by Jimmy Kimmel, will take place on Sunday, March 10 at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

Since we are more than a month ahead of Hollywood's biggest night, there's plenty of time to catch up on the nominated films you may have missed or re-watch your favorites at home before the Oscars. 

This year's top contenders include Oppenheimer —which landed a leading 13 nominations — Poor Things, Killers of the Flower Moon, American Fiction and The Holdovers. Barbenheimer madness is back, as Barbie and Oppenheimer are both nominated for Best Picture.

If you missed your opportunity to see some of the nominees this year, we've rounded up how to watch all of the 2024 Oscar-nominated films. Plus, find out where to catch the ceremony when it airs on ABC in March.

How to Watch The 96th Academy Awards

The 2024 Academy Awards will air live on ABC. The Oscars will also be available to stream live on Sling TV, FuboTV and Hulu + Live TV

How to Watch the 2024 Oscar-Nominated Movies

Watching all the Best Picture nominees ahead of the Academy Awards makes the awards show even more exciting. Once you see these movies, you'll have stakes in who wins and who loses, plus you'll develop solid arguments for who you feel is snubbed.

Decide who you think deserves a golden Oscar statuette by watching the nominees below. 

Where to Watch the 2024 Oscar Nominees for Best Picture

American Fiction

American Fiction
MGM Studios

American Fiction

You still might be able to secure a theater ticket for American Fiction, Cord Jefferson's directorial debut. To watch the film online, you can buy it on Amazon or Apple TV+.

Anatomy of a Fall

Anatomy of a Fall
Neon

Anatomy of a Fall

Anatomy of a Fall centers around Sandra (Sandra Hüller) and the death of her husband (Samuel Theis) as police try to determine whether the true cause of his death was suicide or murder, and their main suspect is Sandra herself. The movie is available to rent and buy on Prime Video or Apple TV+.

$6/Rent or $15/Buy

Watch on Prime Video

$6/Rent or $15/Buy

Watch on Apple TV+

Barbie

Barbie
Warner Bros. Studios

Barbie

“Thanks to Barbie, all problems of feminism have been solved.” Pop the popcorn and celebrate with a Barbie movie night when you stream this film on Max. 

Starting at $10/Month

Watch Now

The Holdovers

The Holdovers
Miramax

The Holdovers

When a grumpy teacher (Paul Giamatti) is forced to stay at his prep school for the holidays along with the cook (Da'Vine Joy Randolph) to watch over a troubled teen (Dominic Sessa), all their lives are changed forever. The Holdovers is available to stream on Peacock.

Starting at $6/month

Watch Now

Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon
Apple TV

Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon, directed by Martin Scorsese, chronicles the relationships and betrayal of the Osage Indian murders in the 1920s and stars big names like Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and Lily Gladstone. The film is now streaming on Apple TV+.

 

$10/month

Watch Now

Maestro

Maestro
Netflix

Maestro

Maestro, starring Bradley Cooper, focuses on the music icon Leonard Bernstein's work and relationship with actress Felicia Montealegre Cohn Bernstein (played by Carey Mulligan). The film streams exclusively on Netflix.

Plans starting at $7/month

Watch Now

Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer
Universal Pictures

Oppenheimer

Starring Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, Matt Damon and Robert Downey Jr., this film explores the creation of the nuclear bomb and has some serious talent with performances that will keep you on the edge of your seat. On February 16 the film will start streaming on Peacock, but for now, you can rent it with Prime Video or Apple TV+.

Past Lives

Past Lives
A24

Past Lives

Childhood friends Nora (Greta Lee) and Hae Sung (Teo Yoo) are separated when Nora's family leaves South Korea. Twenty years later, they reunite and confront their feelings for one another. The film is now streaming on Paramount+ with Showtime.

$12/month

Watch Now

Poor Things

Poor Things
Element Pictures

Poor Things

Starring Emma Stone, Willem Dafoe and Mark Ruffalo, Poor Things tells the story of a woman (Stone) who is brought back to life by a brilliant scientist (Dafoe). But as her story unfolds, the scientist's efforts don't seem so benevolent. Currently, the only way to view the film is in theaters. The film is based on a book of the same name that's available on Amazon.

Ticket Prices Vary

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The Zone of Interest

The Zone of Interest
A24

The Zone of Interest

Set during the Holocaust, The Zone of Interest tells the story of an Auschwitz officer (Christian Friedel) and his wife (Sandra Hüller) who are trying to make a life for themselves in a house next to the camp. While currently the movie is only showing in theaters, the story is based on a book available at Amazon.

Ticket Prices Vary

Purchase Now

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Where to Watch the 2024 Oscar Nominees for Best Actor in a Leading Role

Rustin

Rustin
Netflix

Rustin

Colman Domingo is nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of Bayard Rustin in the Netflix original film Rustin. Rustin was a political activist who changed the course of the Civil Rights movement.

Plans starting at $7/month

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Other Nominees for Actor in a Leading Role include Bradley Cooper in Maestro, Paul Giamatti in The Holdovers, Cillian Murphy in Oppenheimer and Jeffrey Wright in American Fiction.

Where to Watch the 2024 Oscar Nominees for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Nyad

Nyad
Netflix

Nyad

Annette Bening received a nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in Nyad, a true story about a woman who swam from Cuba to Florida at age 60. The film streams exclusively on Netflix.

Plans starting at $7/month

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Other Nominees for Actress in a Leading Role include Lily Gladstone in Killers of the Flower Moon, Sandra Hüller in Anatomy of a Fall, Carey Mulligan in Maestro and Emma Stone in Poor Things.

Where to Watch the 2024 Oscar Nominees for Best Animated Feature Film

The Boy and the Heron

The Boy and the Heron
Studio Ghibli

The Boy and the Heron

A boy ventures into a new world shared by the living and dead in Studio Ghibli's The Boy and the Heron. The film is still showing in select theaters, but customers can now pre-order the movie on Apple TV+.

Elemental

Elemental
Disney+

Elemental

Fire, earth, air and land live together in Elemental City. When two different elements work together, they realize they have more in common than they first thought. The Pixar movie is now streaming on Disney+.

Starting at $8/Month

Watch Now

Nimona

Nimona
Netflix

Nimona

Nimona is set in a futuristic, medieval world where a pair of unlikely friends must work together to find the truth. This animated film is now streaming on Netflix.

Plans starting at $7/month

Watch Now

Robot Dreams

Robot Dreams
Arcadia Motion Pictures

Robot Dreams

Robot Dreams shares the adventures of Robot and Dog who are friends in 1980s New York City. While the film is not currently in theaters or on streaming in the United States, the graphic novel that the story is based on is available on Amazon.

$15 $12

Shop Now

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
Columbia Pictures

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Miles Morales and Gwen Stacy are back in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, which is currently streaming on Netflix.

Plans starting at $6/month

Watch Now

Other Oscar Nominees to Watch on Streaming

The Color Purple (2023)

The Color Purple (2023)
Harpo Films

The Color Purple (2023)

The Color Purple starring Fantasia Barrino, Taraji P. Henson, and Danielle Brooks (who secured a nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role) can now be streamed on-demand on Prime Video or Apple TV+. Watch it online with hours of special features for $20.

El Conde

El Conde
Netflix

El Conde

Netflix's El Conde, about a vampire who is ready to die once and for all after 250 years of being undead, is nominated in the Achievement in Cinematography category.

Plans starting at $7/month

Watch Now

Napoleon

Napoleon
Apple Studios

Napoleon

Napoleon details the life of the French emperor Napoleon, played by Joaquin Phoenix. The film is available to rent on Amazon or Apple TV+ and is nominated for Achievement in Costume Design.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
Lucasfilms Ltd.

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Struggling with the idea the world has outgrown him, Indiana Jones is on the verge of retirement in Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny, which is nominated for Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score). When a powerful artifact may fall into the wrong hands, it's time for one last quest. Stream the film now on Disney+.

Starting at $8/month

Watch on Disney+

 

The 96th Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be handed out live at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California, on March 10 starting at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT on ABC. In the meantime, stay tuned to ETonline.com for complete Oscars coverage

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