The Oscars have continually acknowledged the best movies in the industry, so you can be sure that when you want to watch a movie that is guaranteed to be brilliant – no matter how many years later – an Academy Award-winning movie is just the ticket. Here are 5 such movies to watch on Netflix.
1. Pulp Fiction
A Quentin Tarantino classic, this 1994 crime movie was nominated for seven Oscars and won one – for Best Original Screenplay. The gritty postmodern film is certainly not for the faint of heart. It features three stories: that of mob contract killer Vincent Vega (John Travolta), prizefighter Butch Coolidge (Bruce Willis), and Vincent's partner, Jules Winnfield (Samuel L Jackson).
2. Django Unchained
Quentin Tarantino keeps ’em coming, and eight years’ later he hit another jackpot with Django Unchained. This is a Western film unlike any other. Gory, emotive and daring, it tells the story of a slave named Django in the Antebellum South. This one also won Best Original Screenplay and Christoph Waltz won Best Supporting Actor.
This drama follows a jazz drumming student, Andrew, and his cruel instructor, Terence. As the film progresses, the far-reaching consequences of Terence’s abusive teaching methods come to light. Whiplash won Best Film Editing and Best Sound Mixing, and JK Simmons (who plays Terence) received th...
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