Oscar-Nominated Movies You Can Watch Right Now

Here's a list of films nominated for Academy Awards this year that you can watch from the comfort of your own home right now.
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1.
Life of Pi (2012)
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A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. (127 mins.)
Director: Ang Lee
“ Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year; Best Achievement in Directing; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published; Best Achievement in Cinematography; Best Achievement in Editing; Best Achievement in Production Design; Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score; Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song; Best Achievement in Sound Mixing; Best Achievement in Sound Editing; Best Achievement in Visual Effects


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2.
Argo (2012)
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Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980. (120 mins.)
Director: Ben Affleck
“ Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published; Best Achievement in Editing; Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score; Best Achievement in Sound Mixing; Best Achievement in Sound Editing

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3.
Skyfall (2012)
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Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost. (143 mins.)
Director: Sam Mendes
“ Nominated for: Best Achievement in Cinematography; Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score; Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song; Best Achievement in Sound Mixing; Best Achievement in Sound Editing;

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4.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
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Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love. (93 mins.)
Director: Benh Zeitlin
“ Nominated for: Best Motion Picture of the Year; Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role; Best Achievement in Directing; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published

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5.
Anna Karenina (2012)
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In late-19th-century Russian high society, St. Petersburg aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the dashing Count Alexei Vronsky. (129 mins.)
Director: Joe Wright
“ Nominated for: Best Achievement in Cinematography; Best Achievement in Production Design; Best Achievement in Costume Design; Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score

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6.
The Master (2012)
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A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader. (144 mins.)
“ Nominated for: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role; Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role; Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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7.
Flight (2012)
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An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling. (138 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ Nominated for: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role; Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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8.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
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A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them. (94 mins.)
Director: Wes Anderson
“ Nominated for: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

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9.
Frankenweenie (2012)
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Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. (87 mins.)
Director: Tim Burton
“ Nominated for: Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

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10.
Brave (2012)
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Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. (93 mins.)
“ Nominated for: Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

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11.
ParaNorman (2012)
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A misunderstood boy takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. (92 mins.)
“ Nominated for: Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

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12.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
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Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. (88 mins.)
“ Nominated for: Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

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13.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
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A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Rich Moore
“ Nominated for: Best Animated Feature Film of the Year

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14.
Mirror Mirror (2012)
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An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright. (106 mins.)
“ Nominated for: Best Achievement in Costume Design

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15.
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
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In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen. (127 mins.)
Director: Rupert Sanders
“ Nominated for: Best Achievement in Costume Design; Best Achievement in Visual Effects

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16.
Ted (2012)
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John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear or his girlfriend, Lori. (106 mins.)
Director: Seth MacFarlane
“ Nominated for: Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song

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17.
The Avengers (2012)
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Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity. (143 mins.)
Director: Joss Whedon
“ Nominated for: Best Achievement in Visual Effects

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18.
Prometheus (2012)
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Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone. (124 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ Nominated for: Best Achievement in Visual Effects

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19.
Five Broken Cameras (2011 Documentary)
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A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army. (94 mins.)
“ Nominated for: Best Documentary, Features

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20.
How to Survive a Plague (2012 Documentary)
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The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. (110 mins.)
Director: David France
“ Nominated for: Best Documentary, Features

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21.
The Invisible War (2012 Documentary)
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An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military. (93 mins.)
Director: Kirby Dick
“ Nominated for: Best Documentary, Features

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22.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
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Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock n roller, Rodriguez. (86 mins.)
“ Nominated for: Best Documentary, Features

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23.
The Sessions (2012)
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A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest. (95 mins.)
Director: Ben Lewin
“ Nominated for: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

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24.
War Witch (2012)
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Somewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa, Komona, a 14-year-old girl, tells her unborn child growing inside her the story of her life since she has been at war. Everything started when she was abducted by the rebel army at the age of 12. (90 mins.)
Director: Kim Nguyen
“ Nominated for: Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

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25.
Hitchcock (2012)
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The relationship between Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959 is explored. (98 mins.)
Director: Sacha Gervasi
“ Nominated for: Best Achievement in Makeup and Hairstyling

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26.
Head Over Heels (2012 Short Film)
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Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, the couple must face their equilibrium. (11 mins.)
Director: Timothy Reckart
“ Nominated for: Best Short Film, Animated

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27.
Paperman (2012 Short Film)
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An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention. (7 mins.)
Director: John Kahrs
“ Nominated for: Best Short Film, Animated

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28.
The Longest Daycare (2012 Short Film)
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Maggie Simpson spends the day in the Ayn Rand School for Tots. (5 mins.)
Director: David Silverman
“ Nominated for: Best Short Film, Animated

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29.
Adam and Dog (2012 Short Film)
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Adam, and a dog, in the Garden of Eden. (16 mins.)
Director: Minkyu Lee
“ Nominated for: Best Short Film, Animated

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30.
Fresh Guacamole (2012 Short Film)
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Transforming familiar objects into fresh guacamole. (2 mins.)
Director: PES
“ Nominated for: Best Short Film, Animated

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31.
Asad (2012 Short Film)
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A coming of age fable of a Somali boy as he struggles to survive in his war-torn land. (18 mins.)
Director: Bryan Buckley
“ Nominated for: Best Short Film, Live Action

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