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How to Watch Every 2024 Oscar Nominee (Including the Shorts)

Bright an early on Jan. 23, 2024, 53 new movies were given the prestigious title "Oscar Nominee." From big-budget studio films like Barbie and superhero movies like Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 to international dramas like Perfect Days and short films like The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, the nominees ran the gamut of what cinema has to offer.

With the nominees announced and the Oscars ceremony not until March 10, 2024, that gives you more than a month to watch as many of the nominated movies as possible. The only tricky part is tracking them down. What's in theaters? What's on Netflix? Which shorts are only available on The New York Times website, and which movies aren't available at all? Plus, over the coming weeks, many of the nominees are likely to switch things up as they aim to be seen by as many people as possible in this lucrative window.

To help you out with your Oscar movie viewings, we've put together a list of exactly where you can watch every single nominee, and we'll be updating it regularly until the Academy Awards, so that you can check back and see if something new has arrived to a streaming service near you.

Happy watching and good luck on your office Oscar pool!

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2024 Oscar nominees and how to watch them

<p>PBS</p>

PBS

20 Days in Mariupol

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Feature

What It's About: A team of journalists trapped in Ukraine as the invasion by Russia begins.

Oscar Chances: Without any heavy hitters in the mix, the documentary race is pretty wide open. The timeliness of 20 Days, however, could push it to a win.

How to Watch: PBS

The ABCs of Book Banning<p>Paramount+</p>
The ABCs of Book Banning

Paramount+

The ABCs of Book Banning

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Short

What It's About: A 100-year-old woman takes on the Florida Public Schools as they begin to ban books.

Oscar Chances: Since the shorts races have gained relatively little attention up until now, we won't be assessing their chances at winning an Oscar.

How to Watch: Paramount+

The After<p>Netflix</p>
The After

Netflix

The After

Nominations Received: One — Best Live Action Short

What It's About: David Oyelowo stars in this short about a ride share driver who must come to terms with a violent crime he witnesses.

How to Watch: Netflix

American Fiction<p>Courtesy of TIFF</p>
American Fiction

Courtesy of TIFF

American Fiction

Nominations Received: Five — Best Picture, Actor (Jeffrey Wright), Supporting Actor (Sterling K. Brown), Adapted Screenplay and Original Score

What It's About: An academic novelist decides to write a "Black" book in order to become more successful, while also grieving losses within his own family.

Oscar Chances: While the nominations are mostly the wins for American Fiction, there is definitely an opening in Adapted Screenplay as this script is much more clever and writerly than those of its competitors.

How to Watch: In theaters

American Symphony<p>Netflix</p>
American Symphony

Netflix

American Symphony

Nominations Received: One — Best Original Song ("It Never Went Away")

What It's About: A year in the life of musician Jon Batiste.

Oscar Chances: Since it's up against the Barbie songs, a win seems unlikely.

How to Watch: Netflix

Anatomy of a Fall<p>Neon</p>
Anatomy of a Fall

Neon

Anatomy of a Fall

Nominations Received: Five — Best Picture, Director, Actress (Sandra Huller), Original Screenplay and Film Editing

What It's About: A child finds his father's dead body outside of his house. Did he jump? Did he fall? Or was he pushed? A French legal thriller ensues.

Oscar Chances: Like American Fiction, Anatomy doesn't seem to be a strong contender in most of its categories, but the writerly script could allow those who love the movie to honor it there.

How to Watch: Video on demand

The Barber of Little Rock<p>The New Yorker</p>
The Barber of Little Rock

The New Yorker

The Barber of Little Rock

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Short

What It's About: Barber Arlo Washington of Little Rock, Arkansas develops a nonprofit community bank and completely new approach to the concept of banking.

How to Watch: The New Yorker

Barbie<p>Warner Bros.</p>
Barbie

Warner Bros.

Barbie

Nominations Received: Eight — Best Picture, Supporting Actress (America Ferrera), Supporting Actor (Ryan Gosling), Adapted Screenplay, Costume Design, Production Design and Original Song ("I'm Just Ken" and "What Was I Made For?")

What It's About: This Barbie starts thinking about death and so wanders into the human world where she learns about anxiety, sexual harassment and the patriarchy.

Oscar Chances: With Barbie missing out on some key nominations, it seems weaker in Best Picture than was originally thought. However, it could definitely win Oscars in Adapted Screenplay, Costume Design, Production Design and Original Song for a nice haul.

How to Watch: Max

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<p>National Geographic</p>

National Geographic

Bobi Wine: The People's President

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Feature

What It's About: Activist and musician Bobi Wine runs against Uganda's authoritarian President Yoweri Museveni in their 2021 presidential election.

Oscar Chances: With the backing of National Geographic and Disney, this doc could pull forward in a wide open field.

How to Watch: Disney+

The Boy and the Heron<p>Studio Ghibli</p>
The Boy and the Heron

Studio Ghibli

The Boy and the Heron

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Feature

What It's About: After the death of his mother, a young boy is swept up into a magical dream world by a heron.

Oscar Chances: Strong. It's basically a two-film race between this and Across the Spider-Verse. The Boy and the Heron could be aided by the fact another Spider-Verse movie is coming this year while Hayao Miyazaki may never complete another film.

How to Watch: In theaters

The Color Purple<p>Warner Bros.</p>
The Color Purple

Warner Bros.

The Color Purple

Nominations Received: One — Best Supporting Actress (Danielle Brooks

What It's About: A musical adaptation of the Alice Walker novel that focuses on Black women in the south standing up for themselves and creating better lives than those given to them by horrible men.

Oscar Chances: Danielle Brooks seems unlikely to skirt by Da'Vine Joy Randolph, who has won nearly every prize available to her this year.

How to Watch: Video on demand

The Creator<p>20th Century Studios</p>
The Creator

20th Century Studios

The Creator

Nominations Received: Two — Best Sound and Visual Effects

What It's About: A sci-fi epic about a human vs. A.I. war in which a special forces agent must hunt down and kill "the creator," a weapon developed by the A.I.

Oscar Chances: The Creator seems unlikely to beat the likes of Oppenheimer and Zone of Interest in Sound, but it could take home the win in Visual Effects.

How to Watch: Hulu

El Conde<p>Netflix</p>
El Conde

Netflix

El Conde

Nominations Received: One — Best Cinematography

What It's About: Real-life horrific Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was actually an eternal bloodthirsty vampire who has tormented the world as a series of merciless war lords for centuries. Now he's old and hiding out in Patagonia post his latest "death."

Oscar Chances: While El Conde's cinematography is stunning, it seems unlikely that it will be the juggernaut Best Picture nominees its up against here.

How to Watch: Netflix

Elemental<p>Disney</p>
Elemental

Disney

Elemental

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Feature

What It's About: A fire girl falls in love with a water boy, which is sort of problematic for obvious reasons in an element-based world.

Oscar Chances: Since Elemental's reviews were not strong, it seems unlikely it will overtake the frontrunners.

How to Watch: Disney+

Eternal Memory<p>MTV Documentary Films</p>
Eternal Memory

MTV Documentary Films

The Eternal Memory

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Feature

What It's About: A Chilean actress and her journalist husband set out to continue calling out the atrocities of the authoritarian Pinochet government, even while he is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease.

Oscar Chances: Like I've said, the Documentary Feature race is pretty up for grabs.

How to Watch: Paramount+

Flamin' Hot<p>Hulu</p>
Flamin' Hot

Hulu

Flamin' Hot

Nominations Received: One — Best Original Song ("The Fire Inside")

What It's About: The Frito Lay worker who came up with the idea for Flamin' Hot Cheetos.

Oscar Chances: Slim to none against the Barbie songs, even though this is Diane Warren's 15th nomination in this category.

How to Watch: Hulu and Disney+

Four Daughters<p>Jour2Fete</p>
Four Daughters

Jour2Fete

Four Daughters

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Feature

What It's About: After two of her daughters disappear to become Islamic extremists, a Tunisian mother and a documentarian hire actresses to fill their places.

Oscar Chances: It's really anyone's game in Best Doc.

How to Watch: Video on demand

Godzilla Minus One<p>Toho</p>
Godzilla Minus One

Toho

Godzilla Minus One

Nominations Received: One — Best Visual Effects

What It's About: Godzilla stars wreaking havoc in post-WWII Japan, with a small group of ex-military members attempting to destroy him through makeshift means.

Oscar Chances: People LOVE Godzilla Minus One, so if enough Academy members watch this movie, it could win based on sheer popularity alone, especially against four underwhelming competitors.

How to Watch: In theaters

Golda<p>Bleecker Street</p>
Golda

Bleecker Street

Golda

Nominations Received: One — Best Makeup & Hairstyling

What It's About: The life of Israel's former Prime Minister Golda Meir.

Oscar Chances: Slim given that it's up against three Best Picture nominees and given the state of the Israel/Palestine conflict at the moment.

How to Watch: Showtime

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3<p>Disney/Marvel</p>
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Disney/Marvel

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Nominations Received: One — Best Visual Effects

What It's About: Superheroes in outer space.

Oscar Chances: While the Marvel movie certainly boasts some fancy special effects, Marvel fatigue and several more popular competitors makes me guess this won't end up winning.

How to Watch: Disney+

The Holdovers<p>Focus Features</p>
The Holdovers

Focus Features

The Holdovers

Nominations Received: Five — Best Picture, Actor (Paul Giamatti), Supporting Actress (Da'Vine Joy Randolph), Original Screenplay and Film Editing

What It's About: A crotchety old teacher and a feisty young whippersnapper are stranded together at a boarding school over the holidays. Will they teach each other a lesson? Almost certainly.

Oscar Chances: Both Giamatti and Randolph have bagged wins already this awards season, and if the Academy loves this movie, we could see it nabbing Screenplay as well. It would have to fend off Poor Things and Oppenheimer to take Best Picture/Editing, but this could be the sentimental favorite of the year and fare well with ranked choice voting.

How to Watch: Peacock

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny<p>Paramount Pictures</p>
Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Paramount Pictures

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Nominations Received: One — Best Original Score

What It's About: Indiana Jones is old now, but he's still got it. Also there's time traveling.

Oscar Chances: Very unlikely.

How to Watch: Disney+

Invincible<p>H264 Distribution</p>
Invincible

H264 Distribution

Invincible

Nominations Received: One — Best Live Action Short

What It's About: A boy, who spends the weekend away from a youth incarceration center with his family, is desperate not to return.

How to Watch: Currently unavailable, but will be included in the Shorts TV screenings of the Oscar shorts nominees.

Io Capitano<p>01 Distribution</p>
Io Capitano

01 Distribution

Io Capitano

Nominations Received: One — Best International Feature

What It's About: Two Senegalese refuges attempt to flee to Italy on a long epic quest to find a better life.

Oscar Chances: Unfortunately for the other competitors, The Zone of Interest seems unstoppable in this category.

How to Watch: In theaters starting Feb. 23, 2024

Island in Between<p>The New York Times</p>
Island in Between

The New York Times

Island in Between

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Short

What It's About: An examination of the relationship between China and Taiwan focusing on Taiwanese islands just off the coast of China.

How to Watch: The New York Times

Killers of the Flower Moon<p>Applet TV+</p>
Killers of the Flower Moon

Applet TV+

Killers of the Flower Moon

Nominations Received: Ten — Best Picture, Director, Actress (Lily Gladstone), Supporting Actor (Robert De Niro), Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Production Design, Original Score and Original Song ("Wahzhazhe (A Song for My People)")

What It's About: Based on the bestselling book by David Grann, it details the systematic killing of the Osage Nation for their oil money.

Oscar Chances: This is really a toss up, because while Killers earned a slew of nominations, I struggle to see an easy path to victory in any category and I worry it could be this year's The Fabelmans or The Irishman, ending up with no wins despite plenty of noms. Lily Gladstone is perhaps the most likely win (if she can overtake Emma Stone), but otherwise, Killers is really going to need Oppenheimer to falter.

How to Watch: Apple TV+

<p>The New Yorker</p>

The New Yorker

Knight of Fortune

Nominations Received: One — Best Live Action Short

What It's About: Two old men help one another deal with grief in this Danish comedy.

How to Watch: The New Yorker

The Last Repair Shop<p>Los Angeles Times</p>
The Last Repair Shop

Los Angeles Times

The Last Repair Shop

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Short

What It's About: The repair center in Los Angeles that repairs instruments for public school bands.

How to Watch: Los Angeles Times

Letter to a Pig<p>Miyu Productions</p>
Letter to a Pig

Miyu Productions

Letter to a Pig

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Short

What It's About: Long after the Holocaust, a survivor reads a letter dedicated to a pig who saved his life.

How to Watch: Currently unavailable, but will be included in the Shorts TV screenings of the Oscar shorts nominees.

Maestro<p>IMAGO / Album</p>
Maestro

IMAGO / Album

Maestro

Nominations Received: Seven — Best Picture, Actress (Carey Mulligan), Actor (Bradley Cooper), Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Makeup & Hairstyling and Sound

What It's About: The lives of Leonard Bernstein and his wife Felicia Montealegre, who had a very interesting relationship given that Bernstein was gay.

Oscar Chances: We could perhaps see a Makeup & Hairstyling and/or Sound win here, but I think that's about it.

How to Watch: Netflix

May December<p>Courtesy of NYFF</p>
May December

Courtesy of NYFF

May December

Nominations Received: One — Best Original Screenplay

What It's About: A fictionalization of the Mary Kay Letourneau case in which an actress goes to visit an older woman and her much younger husband in order to play her in a film adaptation.

Oscar Chances: Since May December did so poorly with nominations, I think its highly unlikely that it wins this category.

How to Watch: Netflix

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning<p>Paramount Pictures</p>
Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning

Paramount Pictures

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning

Nominations Received: Two — Best Sound and Visual Effects

What It's About: Tom Cruise running and saving the world yet again.

Oscar Chances: Best Sound seems unlikely, but a weak Visual Effects crowd could give it an opportunity to win.

How to Watch: Video on demand

<p>Disney</p>

Disney

Nai Nai and Wai Po

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Short

What It's About: Director Sean Wang creates a portrait of his two grandmothers.

How to Watch: Currently unavailable, but will be included in the Shorts TV screenings of the Oscar shorts nominees. It has also been acquired by Disney+, so it will likely drop on the streamer shortly.

Napoleon<p>Columbia Pictures</p>
Napoleon

Columbia Pictures

Napoleon

Nominations Received: Three — Best Costume Design, Production Design and Visual Effects

What It's About: Napoleon.

Oscar Chances: It could win Visual Effects, but seems unlikely to take down its four Best Picture competitors in the other two categories.

How to Watch: Video on demand

Nimona<p>Netflix</p>
Nimona

Netflix

Nimona

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Feature

What It's About: A sci-fi/fantasy epic about a shapeshifting girl who lives in the Middle Ages

Oscar Chances: Seems unlikely it will beat The Boy and the Heron and Spider-Verse

How to Watch: Netflix

<p>MAST</p>

MAST

Ninety-Five Senses

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Short

What It's About: A 95-year-old man enjoys his five senses knowing he doesn't have many years left.

How to Watch: Small Screenings

Nyad<p>Courtesy of TIFF</p>
Nyad

Courtesy of TIFF

Nyad

Nominations Received: Two — Best Actress (Annette Bening) and Best Supporting Actress (Jodie Foster

What It's About: It's a biopic of Diana Nyad, who swam from Cuba to Florida at age 64 in an epic feat of endurance.

Oscar Chances: It's highly unlikely that either of the Nyad actresses win.

How to Watch: Netflix

Oppenheimer<p>Universal Pictures</p>
Oppenheimer

Universal Pictures

Oppenheimer

Nominations Received: Thirteen — Best Picture, Director, Actor (Cillian Murphy), Supporting Actress (Emily Blunt), Supporting Actor (Robert Downey Jr.), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Makeup & Hairstyling, Production Design, Original Score and Sound

What It's About: The life, work and regret of atomic bomb creator J. Robert Oppenheimer.

Oscar Chances: As the frontrunner, it would be silly to count Oppenheimer out of pretty much any of its categories. It seems likely to win Picture, Director, Actor, Supporting Actor, Cinematography, Film Editing, Original Score and Sound, with others slightly more competitive. Supporting Actress, Costume Design, and Makeup & Hairstyling seem like the most likely losses, but who knows. Frontrunners also don't always stay in that place so keep an eye out for Poor Things and The Holdovers which are certainly looking to steal some awards from Oppy.

How to Watch: Video on demand

<p>Yegane Moghaddam</p>

Yegane Moghaddam

Our Uniform

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Short

What It's About: An Iranian girl examines her life through memories of her school uniform.

How to Watch: Currently unavailable, but will be included in the Shorts TV screenings of the Oscar shorts nominees.

<p>Stephanie Clement</p>

Stephanie Clement

Pachyderme

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Short

What It's About: A young girl spends the summer with her grandparents, but is worried about a monster who also lives there.

How to Watch: YouTube

Past Lives<p>A24</p>
Past Lives

A24

Past Lives

Nominations Received: Two — Best Picture and Original Screenplay

What It's About: Boy meets girl. Girl moves to the United States. Boy and girl reconnect over Skype. Girl marries a different boy. Boy travels to America to see girl and her husband. Everyone is very sad.

Oscar Chances: Perhaps the one benefit of getting so few nominations is that everyone who loves Past Lives will be voting for it in Screenplay, which could help its chances of beating out competitors that could win elsewhere.

How to Watch: Viki

Perfect Days<p>Courtesy of NYFF</p>
Perfect Days

Courtesy of NYFF

Perfect Days

Nominations Received: One — Best International Feature

What It's About: A Tokyo public bathrooms janitor drives around the city listening to music and contemplating life.

Oscar Chances: While Perfect Days is one of the year's best films, I just can't see it overtaking The Zone of Interest here.

How to Watch: In theaters

Poor Things<p>Courtesy of NYFF</p>
Poor Things

Courtesy of NYFF

Poor Things

Nominations Received: Eleven — Best Picture, Director, Actress (Emma Stone), Supporting Actor (Mark Ruffalo), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Makeup & Hairstyling, Production Design and Original Score

What It's About: The brain of a child is put into the body of a woman in this feminist Frankenstein reimagining.

Oscar Chances: Poor Things is sitting pretty in second place at the moment. While there is a world in which it leaves with zero Oscars, it could also surge in the coming weeks and yank a number of these trophies out of Oppenheimer's hands.

How to Watch: In theaters

<p>Red White and Blue</p>

Red White and Blue

Red, White and Blue

Nominations Received: One — Best Live Action Short

What It's About: Brittany Snow plays a young mother who must travel from Arkansas to Illinois with her daughter in order to get an abortion.

How to Watch: Currently unavailable, but will be included in the Shorts TV screenings of the Oscar shorts nominees.

Robot Dreams<p>Neon</p>
Robot Dreams

Neon

Robot Dreams

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Feature

What It's About: A dog and a robot become besties in 1980s New York.

Oscar Chances: Unlikely to win in a category with two strong frontrunners.

How to Watch: Currently unavailable, but Neon has US distribution, so it will likely be released in the coming weeks.

Rustin<p>Netflix</p>
Rustin

Netflix

Rustin

Nominations Received: One — Best Actor (Colman Domingo)

What It's About: Gay Civil Rights leader Bayard Rustin who was besties with MLK and planned the March on Washington.

Oscar Chances: Its unlikely that Domingo will beat out Murphy and Giamatti for the trophy.

How to Watch: Netflix

<p>Netflix</p>

Netflix

Society of the Snow

Nominations Received: Two — Best Makeup & Hairstyling and International Feature

What It's About: The survivors of a plane crash in the Andes Mountains that were forced to use cannibalism to survive.

Oscar Chances: Its up against stiff competition in both categories, so it seems unlikely to win.

How to Watch: Netflix

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse<p>Sony/Marvel</p>
Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Sony/Marvel

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Feature

What It's About: Spider-Man gets involved with a multiverse full of Spider-beings, but when he thinks he's trying to help, he might actually be causing more trouble.

Oscar Chances: It's really a two film race between Spider-Man and The Boy and the Heron. The question is if Spider-Man's upcoming sequel hurts it with voters who want to reward something else now.

How to Watch: Netflix

<p>Sony Pictures Classic</p>

Sony Pictures Classic

The Teachers' Lounge

Nominations Received: One — Best International Feature

What It's About: A teacher just trying to do her best is driven to her wits end by students, parents and fellow faculty members.

Oscar Chances: It's unlikely to beat The Zone of Interest.

How to Watch: In theaters

<p>Notice Pictures</p>

Notice Pictures

To Kill a Tiger

Nominations Received: One — Best Documentary Feature

What It's About: An Indian father demands justice when his young daughter is brutally sexually assaulted, a move nearly unheard of in his culture.

Oscar Chances: The least well-known of the five doc nominees, it seems like the least likely to win at the moment.

How to Watch: Currently unavailable

<p>ElectroLeague</p>

ElectroLeague

WAR IS OVER! Inspired by the Music of John and Yoko

Nominations Received: One — Best Animated Short

What It's About: Two soldiers on opposing sides of a war play chess.

How to Watch: Currently unavailable, but Neon has US distribution, so it will likely be released in the coming weeks.

<p>Netflix</p>

Netflix

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

Nominations Received: One — Best Live Action Short

What It's About: Based on a Roald Dahl short story, a man attempts to learn clairvoyance to cheat at gambling.

How to Watch: Netflix

Zone of Interest<p>Courtesy of NYFF</p>
Zone of Interest

Courtesy of NYFF

The Zone of Interest

Nominations Received: Five — Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Sound and International Feature

What It's About: The daily life of the Nazi commandant who runs Auschwitz and his family.

Oscar Chances: It will almost certainly with Best International Feature. I think it has a chance at Sound as well, given how that is utilized in the movie.

How to Watch: In theaters

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