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10 best Oscar-winning films of all time, where to watch them on OTT

It Happened One Night (1934)

Directed by Frank Capra, the romantic comedy centres on a pampered heiress Ellie, who’s forced to tie the knot with a not-so-loveable King Westley, prompting her to escape from her father’s yacht. She bumps into a journalist Peter Warne, who’s eventually smitten by her charm. Stars Claudette Colbert, Clark Gable.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video (Rent/Subscribe)

Casablanca (1943)

In the early 1940s, Rick Blaine is a gambler and the owner of a nightclub in Casablanca. His cafe is the cynosure of attraction for people of diverse origins, comprising including French and Nazi officers, refugees who’re eager to reach the United States. Rick must choose between his love for a woman and helping her husband.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video (Rent)

On the Waterfront (1954)

Terry Malloy, a dockworker by profession, is an emerging boxer, who’s thrown into a mess when a local goon Johnny Friendly persuades him to throw a fight. After the murder of a longshoreman, Terry joins hands with the victim’s sister Edie to testify himself. Stars Marlon Brando, Lee J. Cobb, Eva Marie Saint and others.

Streaming on: Apple TV+

West Side Story (1961)

When’s not a good time for a musical? This modern-day Romeo and Juliet unfolds amidst a bunch of New York street gangs, who fight hard for the control of the turf. The story takes a turn for the worse when a boy falls in love with a rival’s sister. Stars Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn and others.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

A British lieutenant Lawrence leaves for Arabia to find Prince Faisal, trying to bridge a link between Arabs and the British to confront the Turks. With the help of Sherif Ali, Lawrence journeys through the deserts to attack a Turkish port. Stars Peter O’Toole, Alec Guinness and Omar Sharif.

Streaming on: Netflix

The Godfather (1972)

One of the finest films ever made in cinema history, the drama, based on Mario Puzo’s novel, revolves around the power hierarchy within the Italian-American crime family of Don Vito Corleone. As the patriarch’s son Michael joins the mafia, he is trapped in a cycle of violence and distrust. Stars Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Diane Keaton.

Streaming on: Apple TV+, Amazon Prime Video

Amadeus (1984)

The rise of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a young composer, upsets the more experienced and religious Antonio Salieri. Consumed by jealousy, he plots Mozart’s fall, resulting in disastrous consequences for the duo. Stars Tom Hulce and F. Murray Abraham.

Available to watch on: archive.org

Schindler’s List (1993)

A business baron Oskar Schindler lands in Krakow to make a fortune from World War II in 1932. Joining the Nazi party for immediate benefits, he packs his factory with Jewish. When the extermination of Jews begins in the Krakow ghetto, Schindler will do what it takes to protect his workers—stars Liam Neeson, directed by Steven Spielberg.

Streaming on: Jio Cinema

The Hurt Locker (2009)

After the death of a staff sergeant in Iraq, officers JT Stanborn and Owen Eldridge are surprised to find the Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit lead by William James, a risk-taker and a war expert with a gift for defusing bombs. Stars Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty, Christian Camargo and others.

Streaming on: Amazon Prime Video (Rent)

Moonlight (2013)

Amidst an epidemic in Liberty City, Miami a drug dealer Juan finds Chiron, a subdued boy nicknamed Little, who’s trying his best to escape bullies in a crackhouse.  Juan offers to shelter Chiron for the night before returning him to his mom Paula. Stars Trevante Rhodes, Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Ashton Sanders and others.

Streaming on: MUBI, Amazon Prime Video