Gizmodo Movie Night: Oscar Winners

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It's been week since the infamous Moonlight/La La Land mixup, but it's already an iconic moment in Oscars history. Let's spend the weekend kicking back and watching some of the other Best Picture winners.


The Godfather

Stan: A chilling portrait of the Corleone family's rise and near fall from power in America along with balancing the story of the Sicilian clan's ugly crime business in which they are engaged.

Watch it now on Stan.

American Beauty

Stan: Lester's life is far from perfect. As he makes a few changes in his life, the freer and the happier he gets. However, Lester is about to learn that the ultimate freedom comes at a price.

Watch it now on Stan.


Stan: Sylvester Stallone became an instant superstar with his portrayal of the underdog boxer who gets a million-to-one shot at boxing's World Heavyweight crown...

Watch it now on Stan.


Stan: Dealing with the day-to-day existence of an infantry rifle platoon of thirty guys from all walks of life, PLATOON examines the fight between good and evil in the outfit and what it was really like to be a foot soldier (grunt) in Vietnam.

Watch it now on Stan.

The Silence of the Lambs

Stan: An FBI trainee is assigned by her superior to interview an imprisoned, cannibalistic psychopath, Hannibal "the Cannibal" Lecter, in the hope that he may help uncover the identity of an elusive serial killer.

Watch it now on Stan.

Million Dollar Baby

Stan: Million Dollar Baby draws us deeply into the lives of two seemingly opposite people who discover a shared spirit that transcends the pain and loss of the past. Their bond will be forged through ambition, endurance and redemption.

Watch it now on Stan.


12 Years a Slave

Netflix: A freeborn black man is abducted from New York and sold into slavery in this historical drama based on the autobiography of Solomon Northup.

Watch it now on Netflix.

Slumdog Millionaire

Netflix: After coming within one question of winning a fortune on a game show, an uneducated young "slumdog" is accused of cheating and arrested.

Watch it now on Netflix.

Schindler's List

Netflix: Oskar Schindler becomes an unlikely humanitarian, spending his entire fortune to help save 1,100 Jews from Auschwitz during World War II.

Watch it now on Netflix.

A Beautiful Mind

Netflix: 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.

Watch it now on Netflix.


Netflix: In 1979, six Americans take shelter from Iranian militants in the Canadian embassy, prompting the CIA to concoct an elaborate plot to rescue them.

Watch it now on Netflix.

Rain Man

Netflix: A fast-talking yuppie is forced to slow down when he meets the brother he never knew he had, an unusually gifted autistic savant named Raymond.

Watch it now on Netflix.

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