Oscars 2018: Where to Stream the Nominated Movies

4:20 PM 2/28/2018

by Deirdre Durkan

From 'Lady Bird' and 'Phantom Thread' on Amazon to 'Mudbound' and 'Strong Island' on Netflix, there is an assortment of nominees to stream.

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

With just a few days to catch up on the 2018 Academy Awards nominated films, streaming services have made it possible watch anywhere.

Whether you’re buying, renting or streaming through a subscription service, The Hollywood Reporter has compiled a guide of how to watch this year's Oscar-nominated films, from all the best picture nominees to films in the animated and documentary categories. 

See below to find out where to watch the available Oscar contenders across Amazon, Netflix, HBO and iTunes.

  • Boss Baby

    Where to watch: Amazon iTunes and Netflix

    Courtesy of DreamWorks Animation

    Alec Baldwin stars in the DreamWorks Animation film, which depicts how a family's new baby sparks a rivalry-turned-best friendship.

    The film is nominated for best animated feature. 

  • Call Me by Your Name

    Where to watch: Amazon and iTunes

    Stefano Dall'Asta
    Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me by Your Name is an Italy-set romantic drama adapted from Andre Aciman’s novel about a young man (Timothee Chalamet) who falls for a research assistant (Armie Hammer.)
     
    The film is nominated for best picture, actor and adapted screenplay.
     
  • Darkest Hour

    Where to watch: Amazon and iTunes

    Jack English/Focus Features

    Joe Wright's film stars Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill during his early days as prime minister at the beginning of World War II.

    The film is nominated for best picture, actor, cinematography, costume design, production design, makeup and hairstyling.

     
  • Dunkirk

    Where to watch: Amazon and iTunes

    Courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment

    Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk drama captures the evacuation of Allied soldiers during World War II from the beaches and harbor of Dunkirk, in the north of France.

    The film is nominated for picture, director, original music score, cinematography, film editing, sound mixing, production design and sound editing.

     

  • The Florida Project

    Where to watch: Amazon and iTunes

    Courtesy of A24

    The story is about a mother and daughter living out a precarious existence in a motel on the outskirts of Disney World.

    The film is nominated for best supporting actor.

  • Get Out

    Where to watch: Amazon and iTunes

    The social horror-thriller follows a photographer, Chris (Daniel Kaluuya), who goes to meet his girlfriend Rose's (Allison Williams) parents for the first time. When Rose’s mother insists on using hypnosis therapy to help Chris quit smoking, a chilling series of disturbing discoveries follow.

    The film is nominated for best picture, director, original screenplay and best actor.
     
     
  • I, Tonya

    Where to watch: Amazon and iTunes

    Courtesy of NEON and 30WEST

    The film portrays the real-life drama of Olympic hopeful Tonya Harding, who had her world halted when her ex-husband conspired to injure her main rival, Nancy Kerrigan.

    The film is nominated for best actress, supporting actor and film editing. 

  • Lady Bird

    Where to watch: Amazon and iTunes

    Courtesy of Merie Wallace/A24

    The coming-of-age story centers on an opinionated 2000s-era teen set on pursuing college as she navigates her turbulent relationship with her mother.

    The film is nominated for best picture, actress, supporting actress, director and original screenplay. 

     
  • Kong: Skull Island

    Where to watch: Amazon, iTunes and HBO

    Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

    The movie is a reimagined origin of the mythic King Kong.

    The film is nominated for best visual effects. 

  • Mudbound

    Where to watch: Netflix

    Courtesy of Netflix

    After returning home from World War II, two men work on a farm in rural Mississippi, where they encounter racism and a difficult adjustment to life after war.

    The film is nominated for best supporting actor, adapted screenplay and cinematography. 

  • Phantom Thread

    Where to watch: Amazon

    Laurie Sparham/Focus Features

    Daniel Day-Lewis plays a 1950s English dress designer alongside newcomer Vicky Krieps as his muse in the latest from Paul Thomas Anderson.

    The film is nominated for best  picture, actor, supporting actress, director, music score and costume design. 

     
  • The Post

    Where to watch: Amazon

    Courtesy of Niko Tavernise/Twentieth Century Fox

    Steven Spielberg's film depicts Washington Post's first female publisher Katharine Graham’s decision to publish the Pentagon Papers.

    The film is nominated for best picture and actress.

  • Roman J. Israel, Esq.

    Where to watch: Amazon, iTunes and Redbox On Demand

    Courtesy of Sony Pictures

    The dramatic thriller is set in overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system, starring Denzel Washington as an idealistic defense attorney.

    The film is nominated for best actor. 

  • Strong Island

    Where to watch: Amazon, iTunes and Netflix

    Courtesy of Sundance

    Filmmaker Yance Ford investigates the 1992 violent death of his brother, a young black man.

    The film is nominated for best documentary feature.

  • The Shape of Water

    Where to watch: Amazon and iTunes

    Courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox

    Guillermo del Toro's fantasy masterpiece follows a mute cleaning woman in love with an actual monster.

    The film is nominated for best picture, actress, supporting actor, supporting actress, director, original screenplay, cinematography, film editing, sound editing, sound mixing, production design, original score and costume design. 

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Where to watch: Amazon and iTunes

    Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures

    The drama follows a mother ((Frances McDormand) whose daughter’s tragic murder has gone unsolved due to an ambivalent police force. 

    The film is nominated for best picture, actress, supporting actor, original screenplay, film editing and original score.