2023 Oscar Nominated Movies & Which One Should You Stream?

The winners of the 2023 Oscars have also been revealed. The chance of making Oscars history awaited many of the nominees as they primped and posed for throngs of photographers and fans on Sunday as celebrities from all over the world gathered at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood to celebrate and remember achievements in film.

Everything Everywhere All At Once won seven awards this year, making it the most successful Academy Awards season ever. In addition, Michelle Yeoh made history by being the first Asian actress to win Best Actress. Brendan Fraser made a winning return, winning Best Actor for The Whale. This year’s Oscars featured a number of surprising and historic events that caused everyone to delve deeper and hanker after finding out the winners. In order to know, continue reading.

Which Oscar 2023 movie should you watch?

We are aware that choosing which movie to watch—especially an Oscar winner—is not an easy task. Sometimes it can be a straightforward decision, but for indecisive times, a movie flowchart may point you in the right direction. 

You may be sure that movies with statuettes to their names are well worth your time and attention since those famous gold awards aren’t awarded to just any movie. Therefore, we have put together a list of movies with details to make it easier for you to find the movie. Check out the 2023 Oscar-nominated movies below and our recommendation based on your taste.

All Quiet on the Western Front

[Winner: Best International Feature Film; Best Music (Original Score); Best Cinematography; Best Production Design] 

All Quiet on the Western Front, a remake of the 1930 Best Picture winner and an adaptation of the same-named novel. Directed by Edward Berger, it depicts the terrifying experience of young German soldier Paul Bäumer as he battles for survival during World War I.

It had its Toronto International Film Festival premiere on September 12, 2022, and on October 28, 2022, it became available for streaming on Netflix. The film garnered favourable reviews from critics, who praised its tone and fidelity to the anti-war message of the source material.

If you are looking to watch something epic and love watching war and survival movies like The Thin Red Line and 1917, this one is for you. 

Avatar: The Way of Water

[Winner: Best Visual Effects] 

In the follow-up to the 2009 film Avatar, Jake Sully serves as the Omatikaya clan’s chief while also co-parenting with Neytiri. They relocate because they are in danger and join a coastal clan.

Avatar: The Way of Water had its London premiere on Dec 6, 2022, and was theatrically released in the US on Dec 16, 2022, following several delays to the anticipated release date. Critics gave the movie favourable reviews, praising its technical prowess and special effects but faulting the plot and its protracted running time. Avatar: The Way of Water is available to stream on Disney Plus.

If you are looking to watch breathtaking visuals and epic sci-fi drama, this one is for you. 


Babylon is an epic period black comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle. The movie, which stars an all-star ensemble cast that includes Margot Robbie and Brad Pitt, recounts the ascent and fall of several people during the early years of Hollywood. It shows the negative side of the film industry.

You will love watching Babylon if you like Boogie NightsThe Wolf of Wall Street and Tropic Thunder.

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever 

[Winner: Best Costume Design]

Following King T’Challa’s death, his bereaved mother and sister must struggle for their kingdom’s survival while protecting it against a new foe. It is the last movie in Phase Four of the MCU. With approximately $858 million in worldwide box office earnings and mostly favourable reviews from critics, the movie has risen to sixth place among all movies released in 2022.

You will love this one if you liked its prequel, Black Panther, and other superhero movies like Blade, and Captain America.

The Banshees of Inisherin

In this movie, which is set in 1920s Ireland and stars Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson, two closest friends come to a deadlock when one of them decides he no longer wants to be friends with the other. 

Watch The Banshees of Inisherin if you liked The Guard, Beginners, and The Farewell.


This biopic about Elvis Presley covers the King’s life from his youth in Mississippi through his success amid social movements of the 1960s and his dying years. Directed by Baz Luhrmann, the movie is told from the perspective of his manager.

You will love this musical biopic if you liked movies like Walk the Line and Moulin Rouge!

Everything Everywhere All at Once 

[Winner: Best Picture; Best Director; Best Actress; Best Supporting Actor; Best Supporting Actress; Best Writing (Original Screenplay); Best Film Editing]

This absurdist comedy-drama revolves around a laundromat owner who learns she must connect with several manifestations of herself from different dimensions in order to save the multiverse, all the while getting back in touch with her husband and kid. 

You will love this one-of-a-kind genre-bending movie if you liked movies like Swiss Army Man, and I’m Thinking of Ending Things.

The Fabelmans

The Fabelmans follows aspiring teen filmmaker Sammy Fabelman as he contends with conflicting expectations from his parents. The film is loosely based on the experiences of director Steven Spielberg as a teenager. 

Watch this one if you liked Lady Bord, Boyhood, and Crooklyn.

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Daniel Craig returns as the great investigator Benoit Blanc in this stand-alone prequel to the 2019 movie Knives Out as he takes on a fresh case involving tech tycoon Miles Bron and his closest friends. 

You will love this murder mystery movie if you are a fan of this genre. We recommend it to those who loved Murder on the Orient Express, Clue, and Murder Mystery.


A conductor and composer at the top of her game get caught up in a scandal in this psychological thriller. She goes into a spiral as she starts to hear strange noises and has nightmares.

You can watch this thriller if you liked Black Swan and The Wrestler.

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Loosely based on the 1883 Italian novel The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, this stop-motion animated musical dark fantasy film reimagines the story of Pinocchio, a wooden puppet who comes to life as the son of his carver Geppetto.

Watch this dark animated musical fantasy movie if you liked Coraline and My Father’s Dragon 

Top Gun: Maverick 

[Winner: Best Sound]

Top Gun: Maverick is a sequel to Top Gun, which was released in 1986. Tom Cruise reprises his role as Maverick, a naval aviator. It was based on the characters developed by Jim Cash and Jack Epps Jr. in the original film. In the movie, Maverick tackles his history while preparing a squad of fresher Top Gun graduates for a perilous mission, among them the son of his late closest buddy.

You will absolutely love this one if you are a fan of movies like Dunkirk, and Mission Impossible – Fallout.

Triangle of Sadness

This mocking black comedy explores the struggles faced by the affluent yacht’s passengers and the staff who must accommodate their desires. The class distinctions onboard are put to the test by tragedies other than a strong storm. 

This one is a must-watch for black comedy lovers. We recommend it to those who loved Parasite, The Square and Lord of The Flies.

The Whale 

[Winner: Best Actor; Best Makeup and Hairstyling]

The movie marks Brendan Fraser’s tremendous comeback as he plays a reclusive and severely obese writing teacher who tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter.

Watch this psychological drama if you liked Heathers and The Farewell.

Women Talking

[Winner: Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)]

Women Talking explores the actions eight women of an isolated religious colony in Bolivia take they discover that the men in their community have been drugging and raping the women. The story is based on actual events.

Some other good movies like Women Talking are The Tale, The Naked Kiss and She Said.

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