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Where to Stream the Best Picture Winners & Nominees From the 2021 Oscars

And, just like that, the Oscars have come and gone yet again. Oh, how the cruel hand of time marches on.

After the audience-less (well, aside from anyone that actually mattered) 63rd Grammys in March, awards shows are back at it in a non-Zoom format. If you were able to watch the 93rd annual Academy Awards last night, you already know Glenn Close stole the show, Anthony Hopkins won Best Actor over the late Chadwick Boseman, and the best movie song of all time was totally robbed.

Major spoiler alerts ahead, here are the winners and nominees from major categories last night. Keep scrolling to find out where to stream all of the best Oscar movies of 2021 including Nomadland, Minari, Sound of Metal, Judas and the Black Messiah and Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. To read the full recap of the 2021 Academy Awards, our colleagues at Variety have the full rundown of the night’s biggest moments.

Best Picture:

  • WINNER: Nomadland
  • The Father
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Mank
  • Minari
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Sound of Metal
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Actress:

  • WINNER: Frances McDormand in Nomadland
  • Viola Davis in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • Andra Day in The United States vs Billie Holiday
  • Vanessa Kirby in Pieces of a Woman
  • Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman

Best Actor:

  • WINNER: Anthony Hopkins in The Father
  • Riz Ahmed in Sound of Metal
  • Chadwick Boseman in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
  • Gary Oldman in Mank
  • Steven Yeun in Minari

Best Supporting Actress:

  • WINNER: Yuh-jung Youn in Minari
  • Maria Bakalova in Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
  • Glenn Close in Hillbilly Elegy
  • Olivia Colman in The Father
  • Amanda Seyfried in Mank

Best Supporting Actor:

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  • WINNER: Daniel Kaluuya in Judas and the Black Messiah
  • Sacha Baron Cohen in The Trial of the Chicago 7
  • Leslie Odom Jr. in One Night in Miami
  • Paul Raci in Sound of Metal
  • Lakeith Stanfield in Judas and the Black Messiah

Best Director:

  • WINNER: Chloé Zhao for Nomadland
  • Lee Isaac Chung for Minari
  • Emerald Fennell for Promising Young Woman
  • David Fincher for Mank
  • Thomas Vinterberg for Another Round

Best Original Screenplay:

  • WINNER: Promising Young Woman by Emerald Fennell
  • Judas and the Black Messiah by Shaka King and Will Berson
  • Minari by Isaac Lee Chung
  • Sound of Metal by Darius Marder and Abraham Marder
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7 by Aaron Sorkin

Best Adapted Screenplay:

  • WINNER: The Father by Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller
  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm from Sacha Baron Cohen, Anthony Hines, Dan Swimer, Peter Baynham, Erica Rivinoja, Dan Mazer, Jena Friedman and Lee Kern
  • Nomadland from Chloé Zhao
  • One Night in Miami from Kemp Powers
  • The White Tiger from Ramian Bahran

Check out the full list of winners on the Oscars official website.

If you haven’t yet already, it’s time to pop some popcorn, sit your ass down on the couch and throw your feet up on that coffee table and watch the Best Picture nominees to see if Nomadland was really the best choice. Whether you’re watching on the thinnest TV in your home or your laptop, it’s time to get streaming. Because we all know your critique matters the most. Duh.

Here’s how to watch each of the Oscars Best Picture winners and nominees online:


Where To Stream The Father

Director: Florian Zeller

Producers: David Parfitt, Jean-Louis Livi and Philippe Carcassonne

What It’s About: The Father follows 80-year-old Anthony, an aging, stubborn man who rejects any care his daughter introduces. As Anthony ages, his mind begins to get a little lost and confused, and given his headstrong nature, his daughter doesn’t know what to do. It’s a film grounded in the reality of what it’s like to be human and how it feels to care for others.

Where to Watch The Father Online: You can stream The Father on Amazon Prime. Sign up for a free 30-day trial.


Where To Stream Judas and the Black Messiah

Director: Shaka King

Producers: Shaka King, Charles D. King and Ryan Coogler

What It’s About: Inspired by true events, this film follows the events surrounding the 1969 murder of Black Panther Party Illinois chapter chairman Fred Hampton and his betrayal by a friend of his working with an FBI informant. The friend, William “Bill” O’Neal had been arrested for attempted carjacking while pretending to be a federal officer. Given the crime, the agent offers all charges dropped if Bill works undercover to help take down the Black Panther Party chapter and Hampton himself.

Where to Watch Judas and the Black Messiah: This Oscar-winning movie is streaming online at HBO Max


Where To Stream Mank

Director: David Fincher

Producers: Ceán Chaffin, Eric Roth and Douglas Urbanski

What It’s About: Mank is based on the true story of screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz. It follows Mankiewicz (Mank) as he stays in the desert to write a masterpiece for hot-shot director Orson Welles in just sixty days. While writing, Mank falls into a number of his vices that seemingly go hand-in-hand with the Hollywood Golden Age lifestyle.

Where to Watch: Netflix


Where To Stream Minari

Director: Lee Isaac Chung

Producers: Christina Oh

What It’s About: Minari is a heartbreaking yet heartwarming American movie following the move of a Korean family to rural Arkansas to build a better life and start a farm in the 1980s. It depicts the hardships immigrants have to face when beginning a new life in such a vastly different American culture and the unique struggles they encounter.

Where to Watch: Prime Video



Where To Stream Nomadland

Director: Chloé Zhao

Producers: Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey and Chloé Zhao

What It’s About: After losing just about everything due to the Great Recession, a woman named Fern begins living in her van and traveling through the American West as a modern-day nomad. It’s a beautifully shot film that encapsulates an otherwise regular woman in an adventure that feels mundanely real and full of emotion.

Where to Watch Nomadland: Hulu


Where To Stream Promising Young Woman

Director: Emerald Fennell

Producers: Ben Browning, Ashley Fox, Emerald Fennell and Josey McNamara

What It’s About: Promising Young Woman follows a woman named Cassie who once was in school studying to be a doctor. After leaving under awful circumstances, Cassie now lives a double life pretending to be a super-intoxicated woman alone at the bar in hopes to be taken home by strangers whose intentions are to take advantage of her. After the men make their move, she confronts them stonecold sober to get revenge on an instance that occurred during her college years.

Where to Watch: Prime Video


Where To Stream Sound of Metal

Director: Darius Marder

Producers: Bert Hamelinck and Sacha Ben Harroche

What It’s About: As a metal drummer begins to lose his hearing, he struggles with the changing world around him and his passion for creating music. When a doctor tells him that his condition will continue to worsen, he has to reconsider his career and adapt to his new life without sound.

Where to Watch: Prime Video


Where To Stream The Trial of the Chicago 7

Director: Aaron Sorkin

Producers: Marc Platt and Stuart Besser

What It’s About: This true story follows the Chicago Seven, a group of anti-Vietnam War protestors that were charged with both inciting riots at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago and crossing state lines to do so. The trial in the movie showcases a disturbing number of racial discrimination against the people involved in the incident.

Where to Watch: Netflix