It’s Oscar weekend and we can’t think of a better way of celebrating the magic of film-making than by binge-watching them. Here, we’ve rounded up past Oscar-winning films for your viewing pleasure on Disney+.
1. Black Panther (2018)
Best Costume Design, Production Design, Original Score
Synopsis: Thousands of years ago, five African tribes war over a meteorite containing the vibranium—a rare metal which possesses extraordinary abilities to absorb, store, and release large amounts of kinetic energy. One warrior ingests a “heart-shaped herb” contaminated by the metal, and gains superhuman abilities, thus becoming the first “Black Panther”. He unites all but the Jabari Tribe to form the nation of Wakanda.
In present-day Wakanda, T’Challa (played by Chadwick Boseman) returns home after his father’s death to inherit the throne. But a powerful nemesis within his family threatens to attack his nation.
Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright and more.
2. Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
Synopsis: During the second World War bombings in London, England, four siblings are sent to a country house for their safety. There, the youngest child Lucy finds a wardrobe that magically transports her to a fantastical world called Narnia. After coming back, she convinces the rest of her siblings to join her. In that realm, they meet a majestic Lion named Aslan (voiced by Liam Neeson) and fight alongside him to defeat the evil White Witch.
Cast: Liam Neeson, Georgie Henley, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy and more.
3. Moulin Rouge (2001)
Best Costume Design, Art Design
Synopsis: A young Englishman in Paris in 1899 becomes beguiled with Satine (played by Nicole Kidman), a singer at the Moulin Rouge. She, however, has already been promised by the manager to a Duke in return for financial favours. As the two young lovers meet in secret and Satine’s wedding day draws closer, we discover that she’s hiding a fatal secret from both Christian and the Duke.
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo, Richard Roxburgh, Kylie Minogue and more.
4. Mrs Doubtfire (1993)
Synopsis: Unhappy with the limited access he has to his children, divorced Daniel Hillard (played by Robin Williams) hatches an elaborate plan. With aid from his creative brother Frank, he dresses up as an older British lady and convinces his ex-wife Miranda to employ him as a nanny. Mrs Doubtfire wins over the children’s affections and helps Daniel become a better parent. However, when both nanny and daddy have to be at the same restaurant, his secrets may come unravelled.
Cast: Robin Williams, Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan, Harvey Fierstein, Polly Holiday and more.