Oscars: Where to Watch 2017's Winning Films Online

3:34 PM 3/13/2017

by Hilary Lewis

'Moonlight,' 'Manchester by the Sea,' 'Zootopia' and 'O.J.: Made in America' are available to stream, rent or buy.

'Zootopia'
'Zootopia'
Courtesy of Disney

Still embarrassed that you didn't see many of this year's big Oscar winners? You can make up for it without even leaving your home.

Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea, Zootopia and O.J.: Made in America are just some of this year's Oscar winners that are available to rent or buy on Amazon or iTunes or stream on Netflix or Hulu.

Six-time Oscar recipient La La Land won't be (legally) available online for another month or so, with the Emma Stone- and Ryan Gosling-starring movie musical set to become available for digital download on April 11.

But read on to find out where you can rent, buy or stream some of the 2017 Oscars' other big winners.

  • 'Moonlight'

    Moonlight won three Oscars including the top prize of best picture, after the now infamous mix-up at the end of this year's Academy Awards. The Barry Jenkins-directed film about a young black man coming to terms with his sexuality while growing up in Florida also won awards for best adapted screenplay (Jenkins and playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney) and best supporting actor (Mahershala Ali).
    Where to watch: Amazon (to rent or buy; streaming on Amazon Prime starting May 21) and iTunes (to rent or buy)

  • 'Manchester by the Sea'

    Writer-director Kenneth Lonergan won the best original screenplay Oscar for his script about a New England family dealing with tragedy, with star Casey Affleck also taking home an Academy Award for his role as handyman turned guardian to his brother's son.
    Where to watch: Amazon (to rent or buy; streaming on Amazon Prime starting May 5) and iTunes (to rent or buy)

  • 'Hacksaw Ridge'

    Mel Gibson's latest film marked a comeback for the actor-turned director and earned six Oscar nominations. The World War II movie, about a conscientious objector (Andrew Garfield) who worked to save those wounded during the Battle of Okinawa, won two Oscars.
    Where to watch: Amazon (to rent or buy) and iTunes (to rent or buy)

  • 'Fences'

    The big-screen adaptation of August Wilson's acclaimed play earned star Viola Davis a best supporting actress Oscar. The film version of Fences, which Denzel Washington directed and starred in, reprising his Tony winning Broadway role, is only available to buy via iTunes and Amazon but will be available for rent this Tuesday (March 14).
    Where to watch: Amazon (to buy) and iTunes (to buy)

  • 'Zootopia'

    Disney's hit about a determined bunny cop and sneaky fox hustler teaming up to solve a mystery in an all-animal world continued its awards season animation domination by picking up the best animated feature Oscar.
    Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon (to rent or buy) and iTunes (to rent or buy)

  • 'The Jungle Book'

    Using CGI to create real-looking animals and a detailed wilderness environment, Jon Favreau's rendition of The Jungle Book earned the Oscar for best visual effects.
    Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon (to rent or buy) and iTunes (to rent or buy)

  • 'Arrival'

    Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi drama may have only won one Oscar for best sound editing, but it had eight Academy Award nominations, including one for best picture, after star Amy Adams, playing a linguistics professor recruited to help communicate with aliens, was memorably denied a best actress nomination.
    Where to watch: Amazon (to rent or buy) and iTunes (to rent or buy)

  • 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

    Marvel at the clothes that won Colleen Atwood the Oscar for best costume design in the J.K. Rowling-scripted, David Yates-directed Fantastic Beasts, which follows the author of the textbook Harry Potter used.
    Where to watch: Amazon (to buy) and iTunes (to buy; available to rent March 28)

  • 'Suicide Squad'

    Yes, the much-maligned film about a team of supervillains working together to fight evil is an Oscar winner, taking home an award for its achievement in makeup and hairstyling.
    Where to watch: Amazon (to rent or buy) and iTunes (to rent or buy)

  • 'O.J.: Made in America'

    Courtesy of ESPN

    Ezra Edelman's seven-and-a-half-hour long exploration of the rise and fall of O.J. Simpson, through the perspectives of race and celebrity, continued its awards season documentary domination with a best doc Oscar win
    Where to watch: Hulu, Amazon (to rent or buy) and iTunes (to rent or buy)

  • 'The White Helmets'

    Netflix's first Oscar winner, The White Helmets, took home the best documentary short prize for its portrayal of a group of rescue workers working to save Syrians affected by civil war.
    Where to watch: Netflix

  • 'Piper'

    Courtesy of Pixar

    The best animated short winner, Piper, follows a sandpiper hatchling who tries to dig for food at the edge of the ocean as she deals with her fear of the waves.
    Where to watch: Amazon (to buy) and iTunes (to buy)

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