13 Netflix Movies That Could Win An Oscar This Year. Have you seen any of these movies?
"Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga" - Will Ferrell co-wrote the comedy about an Icelandic best friend duo who dreams of competing in the Eurovision Song Contest despite questionable taste and talent.
117 votes
"Giving Voice" - This documentary focuses on the August Wilson Monologue Competition, which allows high school students from diverse backgrounds to try and win a spot to perform on Broadway.
69 votes
"The Trial of the Chicago 7"- The movie tells the story of the anti-War protests leading up to the trial, the violent clash with a Chicago police force intent on beating up the protesters and how members of the government tried to force a conviction on the perceived leaders of the movement.
167 votes
"The Midnight Sky"- George Clooney directed this science fiction film about a scientist who attempts to get a message to astronauts in space about a global catastrophe on Earth.
180 votes
"The Life Ahead" - This drama takes place in Italy and focuses on a Holocaust survivor who looks after particularly in-need children.
51 votes
"Da 5 Bloods" - Spike Lee directed and co-wrote this action drama about Black Vietnam War veterans returning to Vietnam to find a treasure they buried during the war.
84 votes
"Mank" - The movie focuses on the 1930s and 1940s Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, who ultimately co-wrote the screenplay to "Citizen Kane" while hoping to create a scorched earth screed about the American political and economic system.
81 votes
"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"- The story mostly takes place during a heated recording session in Chicago during 1927, as Ma Rainey and an upstart trumpeter talk about their dreams and how America continues to hold them back for being Black.
119 votes
"Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey"- In this children's movie, a jaded toymaker gains a new sense of joy when his granddaughter visits.
116 votes
"Hillbilly Elegy"- a Yale student returns to Appalachia to visit his hometown but finds the people he grew up with struggling to survive.
144 votes
"My Octopus Teacher"-A South African freediver and documentarian befriends an octopus. He realizes he can make a much more deep connection with this creature than he expected, changing his overall view of life on earth.
67 votes
" Johnson Is Dead"- The daughter of a man with dementia films her father in different ridiculous scenarios to celebrate his life in this documentary
43 votes
"Crip Camp"- Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama's Higher Ground Productions produced this documentary about a summer camp in New York named Camp Jened. The documentary focuses on the camp in the 1970s as it welcomed people with disabilities and served as an incubator for the disability rights movement.
54 votes
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1774 votes
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