Although the Oscars only come around once a year, there are decades worth of Oscar-winning movies that you can enjoy at any time. If you can’t get to the movie theater — or if you’ve already seen every critically acclaimed flick in the last year — you can still take part in the excitement over the Oscars. You can stream any of these previous Best Picture winners on Netflix today.
1. American Beauty
Kevin Spacey earned a Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of a suburban father obsessed with one of his teenage daughter’s friends in this Best Picture Oscar winner from 1999. The film also features impressive performances from Annette Bening, Thora Birch, and Mena Suvari. Altogether, this exceptional film was nominated for a total of eight Oscars, and won five.