If you haven't noticed it is award season! Just a couple weeks ago was the Golden Globes and last weekend was the SAG awards. Soon on March 2nd, the Academy Awards will be airing, which is marking its 86th year.
With that many years, there have been a lot of Best Picture winners and if you feel like digging in the past of Oscar winners, here's your list. These are just some movies that won for Best Picture and can be watched on Netflix.
"The King's Speech," won at the 2011 Academy Awards. The biographical drama is about the stuttering King George VI and how his speech therapist, Lionel Logue helped him and their friendship.
"All About Eve," won the Best Picture award at the 1951 Academy Awards. The movie starred Bette Davis, an aging diva and Anne Baxter, an assistant who is trying to get her way up in New York's theater life.
"The Artist," won at the 2012 Academy Awards. The French movie is a comedic and sometimes dramatic look at the silent world and its change into the Sound Era.
Shakespeare and period drama fans know that "Shakespeare in Love," won at the 1999 Academy Awards. The movie is about a young Shakespeare and the noblewoman that he falls in love with.
"The Apartment," won in 1961 and the movie starred two greats, Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine. The movie is about a man who lends his apartment to those who want to have affairs. Well the man just so happens fall for the mistress of his boss.
"West Side Story," won an impressive 10 Oscars at the 1962 Academy Awards! It's still a favorite musical among fans of the genre.
"Ordinary People" got its award in 1981. The film is drama that starred Mary Tyler Moore, Timothy Hutton, and Donald Sutherland. A tale about a mother who loses her son, and is left with another son that she feels almost nothing for.
"Gentleman's Agreement," is a 1940s film that looked at antisemitism in America. Gregory Peck was the lead in this drama and the film won the prestigious award at 1948 Oscars.
Don't forget that the 2014 Academy Awards will be on ABC on March 2nd!