The 2014 Oscar-Nominated Movies You Can Watch From Home

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Oscar statues at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood Oscar statues at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood (AFP/Getty Images)

Whether you're an Oscar completist who tries to see every single movie nominated, or you want to score in the smaller categories on your office Oscar ballot—here's your guide to the movies that aren't in theaters anymore. 

Captain Phillips: Netflix DVD 
Picture, Supporting Actor, Adapted Screenplay 

Blue Jasmine: Netflix DVD 
Actress, Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay

Before Midnight: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant 
Adapted Screenplay

Broken Circle Breakdown: Amazon Instant
Foreign Film 

The Hunt: Netflix Instant & DVDAmazon Instant 
Foreign Film 

20 Feet from Stardom: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant 
Documentary Feature 

The Act of Killing: Netflix Instant & DVD 
Documentary Feature 

Dirty Wars: Netflix Instant & DVD, Amazon Instant 
Documentary Feature 

The Square: Netflix Instant
Documentary Feature 

Cutie and the Boxer: Netflix Instant & DVD, Amazon Instant 
Documentary Feature 

Despicable Me 2: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant 
Animated Feature, Best Song 

The Croods: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant 
Animated Feature

Prisoners: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant 

The Great Gatsby: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant 
Costume Design, Production Design  

The Grandmaster: Amazon Instant 
Cinematography, Costume Design 

The Lone Ranger: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant 
Makeup and Hairstyling, Visual Effects  

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant (for purchase) 
Makeup and Hairstyling 

All is Lost: Netflix DVD 
Sound Editing 

Iron Man 3: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant (for purchase) 
Visual Effects 

Star Trek Into Darkness: Netflix DVD, Amazon Instant 
Visual Effects 


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Comments [9]

John from Brooklyn

The Croods is Netflix instant too.

Mar. 01 2014 07:10 PM
Frank Terranella from Clifton, NJ

Wouldn't it be a good idea for cable systems to establish an Oscars channel where ALL of the nominated films could be viewed for a price.

Jan. 17 2014 11:54 AM
Joseph Martz

This is absolutely fabulous. Thanks, Julie, for pulling it together.

Jan. 16 2014 04:16 PM

I also want to put in a plug for "The Square"! i saw it at Cinema Village this fall. So inspiring! Starts on Netflix tomorrow!

Jan. 16 2014 04:05 PM

Here are also the previous films of the nominated actors and directors that are available at Netflix Instant:

Jan. 16 2014 03:13 PM

You forgot The Square (Best Doc Feature nomination) available for streaming on Netflix (tomorrow)

Jan. 16 2014 01:04 PM
Robert Lord from NYC

Certainly speeding motor vehicles is one category of dangerous traffic behavior. It is certainly the most dramatic and can cause the most catasrophic injuries.
A much more common contributor to pedestrian accidents involving injuries is bicyclists riding the wrong way on one-way streets or on sidewalks. Often they are delivery people with delivery bags in their hands.
However, as a retired member of the NYPD, my experience is that often officers refrain from ticketing the working Joe out of sympathy with their plight of earning a living on the steets of our city. It certainly isn't as dramatic, however its enforcement would be similar to prosecuting turnstile jumpers or addressing squeegee windshield washers. Decreasing injuries must be encouraged by strict enforcement.

Jan. 16 2014 11:47 AM
Tina from Queens

I do not like Netflix. I gave up the subscription because THEY DO NOT STREAM THE NEWER movies. Only the very old ones are streamed. The newer ones are ONLY on DVD. I am a busy mom and when I catch a free moment I would like to see the movie right then and there. We live in the internet age, not the Blockbuster Video age. I used to order DVDs. By the time I would find some "time" to watch it, I would either loose interest or they would be on my cable "on demand" list. So - waste of money - I gave it up.

Jan. 16 2014 11:30 AM

Predictably, "12 Years a Slave" is not among the films available on DVD or elsewhere. It's hard enough to watch and accept as having actually happened the first time but well worth the effort to try. It depicts a more complete view of the brutality and hypocrisy of the American slavery experience.

John Ridley, the writer who adapted the original work for the screen, admitted that even he had to turn away from watching some of the scene depicting the punishment of Patsy.

Jan. 16 2014 11:25 AM

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