NETFLIX Genre: Oscar-winning Movies



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Netflix box art for All the President's Men All the President's Men
1976 / 138

This acclaimed drama chronicles how the work of reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein contributed to the downfall of President Richard Nixon. Something's rotten in the White House. Two men will put themselves on the line to find out what it is.

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Netflix box art for The Artist Artist, The
2011 / 4.0 / 100
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Winner of five Oscars, this black-and-white silent film follows the romance between a silent-era legend on a downward spiral and a rising starlet. He's on a downward spiral. She's on the rise. These silent film stars are caught up in the talkies tornado.

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Netflix box art for A Beautiful Mind Beautiful Mind, A
2001 / 135
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This Oscar-winning drama charts the life and work of famed economist John Forbes Nash Jr., a brilliant man plagued by the anguish of mental illness. A brilliant mathematician suffers from schizophrenic hallucinations. Will he crack up, or crack the code?

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Netflix box art for Born into Brothels Born into Brothels
2004 / 86

This humorous and heartfelt story portrays the resilience of children and the magic of art to transform the lives of youth in Calcutta's brothels. Born to prostitutes in Calcutta’s worst slums. A camera's-eye view of impoverished yet amazingly uplifting children.

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Netflix box art for Crash Crash
2004 / 3.8 / 112
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In post-Sept. 11 Los Angeles, tensions erupt when the lives of people from all walks of life converge during a 36-hour period. L.A. Thirty-six hours. Disparate lives. Strangers don't intersect here; they crash into each other to notice each other.

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Netflix box art for Crazy Heart Crazy Heart
2009 / 111

When reporter Jean interviews Bad Blake, an alcoholic country music legend, they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace. Today he's just a washed-up, alcoholic has-been. One woman sees the legendary artist he once was, and could be again.

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Netflix box art for The Dark Knight Dark Knight, The
2008 / 4.3 stars / 152
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As Batman, Lt. Gordon and the district attorney continue to dismantle Gotham's criminal underground, a new villain threatens to undo their good work. A city swarms with fear. And a twisted, cackling madman will shatter the very notion of a hero. Why so serious?

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Netflix box art for Dead Poets Society Dead Poets Society
1989 / 128

An unconventional teacher inspires students through poetry -- and when the school fires him, his devastated students rally behind him. He taught his students to follow their dreams. He was a hero to them, but a troublemaker to others.

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Netflix box art for The Departed Departed, The
2006 / 151

To take down Boston's Irish Mafia, the police send in one of their own men to infiltrate it, not realizing the syndicate has done the same thing. A crooked cop tries to get the life he always wanted ... while an undercover cop just tries to stay alive.

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Netflix box art for The English Patient English Patient, The
1996 / 161
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Ralph Fiennes stars as a horribly burned pilot who recounts a tale of doomed romance to the nurse tending to him in this World War II-era drama. A World War II nurse cares for a critically injured pilot, bringing him -- and his buried memories -- back to life.

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Netflix box art for The Godfather Godfather, The
1972 / 4.4 / 177
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When an organized-crime family patriarch barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son steps in to take care of the would-be killers. Can an idealistic war hero take over his father's crime empire and make it legit? Not with his family's honor at stake.

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Netflix box art for GoodFellas GoodFellas
1990 / 145
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This gripping gangster opus follows real-world mobster Henry Hill, who dreamed of making it big but landed in the Witness Protection Program instead. A guy who grew up idolizing gangsters dives into the mob lifestyle. Rule No. 1: Never rat on your friends.

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Netflix box art for The Iron Lady Iron Lady, The
2011 / 104

Margaret Thatcher, the first female prime minister of Britain, navigates a career destined to change the rules of leadership and politics. There are women who broke down gender walls. And then there's former UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

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Netflix box art for The King's Speech King's Speech, The
2010 / 118
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In this biographical drama, Britain's King George VI struggles with an embarrassing stutter until he seeks help from speech therapist Lionel Logue. To calm a nation at war, King George VI must overcome his stutter. What followed was an unlikely friendship.

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Netflix box art for Kramer vs. Kramer Kramer vs. Kramer
1979 / 104

Ted is a career-driven yuppie whose wife leaves him and their 6-year-old son. As he adjusts to life as a full-time dad, she comes to reclaim the boy. Ted is a career-driven yuppie whose wife leaves him and their 6-year-old son. As he adjusts to life as a full-time dad, she comes to reclaim the boy.

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Netflix box art for Milk Milk
2008 / 128

Sean Penn stars in this biopic about Harvey Milk, the openly gay San Francisco politician who was murdered by a disgruntled city supervisor in 1978. A political role model for gay men. A friend and colleague ended his career with a bullet. It's still hard to know why.

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Netflix box art for Mystic River Mystic River
2003 / 3.8 / 137
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Tragedy reunites childhood friends Sean, Dave and Jimmy when they're linked together in a murder investigation about Jimmy's teenage daughter. A cop, an ex-con and a lost soul: three friends torn apart by a childhood secret, reunited by a tragedy.

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Netflix box art for The Reader Reader, The
2008 / 3.8 / 123
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A middle-aged lawyer reflects on the brief affair he had as a teen with an older woman -- who ended up on trial for Nazi war crimes eight years later. Years after a teen's affair with an older woman, an appalling truth emerges. Now he must make a crucial decision.

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Netflix box art for Road to Perdition Road to Perdition
2002 / 117

After his wife and son are murdered, a Depression-era hit man goes on the run with his surviving son to exact revenge on the man who wronged him. He's been their deadly enforcer for years, but now he's coming after them. They should have left his family alone.

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Netflix box art for Scent of a Woman Scent of a Woman
1992 / 156

Hoping to earn some cash during the Thanksgiving holiday, a poor prep-school student agrees to look after a blind and cantankerous retired colonel. He's blind, ex-Army and likes to bark orders. His young aide doesn't like taking them. They'll dance right through this.

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Netflix box art for Silence of the Lambs Silence of the Lambs
1991 / 4.2 / 118
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FBI trainee Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned cannibal. A young FBI agent hunting a serial killer lets another murderer get into her head. The consequences? Could be deadly.

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Netflix box art for Silver Linings Playbook Silver Linings Playbook
2012 / 122
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After a stint in a mental hospital, Pat moves in with his parents and tries to win back his wife, until he meets a woman who's as unstable as he is. Their average day consists of football, dancing and prescription meds -- an unusual combo for an unusual duo.

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Netflix box art for The Sting Sting, The
1973 / 129

In this Oscar winner, a rookie grifter and veteran flim-flam man plan to fleece a homicidal racketeer through a phony racetrack scam in 1930s Chicago.

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Netflix box art for To Kill a Mockingbird To Kill a Mockingbird
1962 / 129
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Atticus Finch defends an innocent black man against rape charges but ends up in a maelstrom of hate and prejudice.

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