The Oscars are usually very ‘like or hate’. There are those who can’t stand to see the prize and there are those who don’t even miss an edition of the prize. The point is, the Oscar may not be unanimous, but it is the main public accolade. Winning the golden statuette is a huge prestige, especially in the main categories. The most coveted trophy is the best film. The dispute is always intense and usually brings the winner to a very high status. In times of pandemic, streaming has been the alternative for those who miss the cinemas. So we analyzed the Amazon Prime Video collection and listed all the Oscar winners for Best Picture available in the catalog. Check out!
Green paper: the guide (2019)
The big winner of the penultimate edition of the Oscar is one of the Amazon Prime Video gadgets. The plot tells the story of the friendship between racist pilot Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) and black musician Doctor Shirley (Mahershala Ali). Based on a true story, the film was criticized for romantically racist behavior, and was also highly praised for the fantastic play of Mahershala Ali.
The artist (2012)
The 2012 Oscar winner is this French silent film which paid a great tribute to the cinema of the 1930s. With Jean Dujardin, The Artist is a romantic comedy about a silent film star who sees his career endangered by the arrival movies with sound.
The King’s Speech (2011)
Directed by Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech tells the story of Prince Albert, who is next to the throne of England, but he has a speech problem: he is a stutterer. Then the speech therapist Lionel Logue (Geoffrey Rush) is called to help you solve this problem. From this relationship is born a beautiful friendship.
War on Terror (2010)
With much praised leadership from Kathryn Bigelow, War on Terror took the statuette at the 2010 ceremony for showing a group of American soldiers who were days away from leaving Iraq to return home. The problem is that a series of misfortunes arise in the meantime and the soldiers have to stay alive.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2004)
The absurd winner of 11 statuettes at the Oscars, Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King holds the record, along with Titanic and Ben-Hur (1959), for the most awards won in a single Oscar. The film concludes the original Middle-earth trilogy, showing the fate of the One Ring and answering whether or not the terrible Sauron has succeeded in establishing a reign of terror in the mystical lands of Middle-earth.
Forrest Gump: The Storyteller (1995)
Starring the brilliant Tom Hanks, the film tells the life story of Forrest Gump, a mentally handicapped man who experiences and influences various events in American history, while trying to find his place in the world, happiness. and Jenny, his great childhood sweetheart.
A Stranger in the Nest (1976)
Based on a book of the same name, the film shows inmate Randall McMurphy (Jack Nicholson) pretending to be mentally ill to avoid prison work and police repression. However, upon arriving at the asylum, he will realize that the life of a madman is not as easy as he thought, and soon Randall begins to suffer repression from the nurses. So, among the “mad”, he will use his language to launch a revolution.
The Godfather: Part 2 (1975)
As good a sequel as the original, The Godfather: Part 2 focuses on Michael Corleone (Al Pacino) as the head of the household, while also introducing the story of Vitu Andolini (Robert De Niro) until he becomes Don Vitu Corleone.
The Godfather (1973)
Considered by many to be the best film in history, The Godfather is Francis Ford Coppola’s greatest classic. In the plot we follow the trajectory of Don Corleone (Marlon Brando) in control of the Mafia. Respected, he commands an immense network of favors and maintains the family “business”.
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