All the Oscar-nominated films you can stream before Sunday

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The Oscar statuette in all its glory at the 88th Annual Academy Awards in February 2016.The Oscar statuette in all its glory at the 88th Annual Academy Awards in February 2016.

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No one sees all the Oscar-nominated films in theaters. Not even your friend who wears chunky-hip glasses and all black. And these days, who really needs to?

While some films — notably Oscar frontrunner La La Land — are still only in theaters, many are already available on VOD.  

Here's a look at all the Oscar-nominated films you can enjoy from the comfort of home, ordered by number of nominations. 

You have three days to get ready for Hollywood's biggest night. Good luck!

Moonlight

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Nominations: Eight: Best Picture, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Mahershala Ali), Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Naomie Harris), Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Movie length: 1 hour, 51 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You love incredible cinema.

Skip if: You are an idiot. This movie rules.

Arrival

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Nominations: Eight: Best Picture, Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Production Design, Best Sound Editing, Best Sound Mixing and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Movie length: 1 hour, 58 minutes 

Where you can watch it:  iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You like aliens and/or Amy Adams. 

Skip if: You're already bored by the trailer. (The movie is basically the trailer, but longer and with a twist).

Hacksaw Ridge

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Nominations: Six: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor (Andrew Garfield), Editing, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing.

Movie length: 2 hours, 19 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You are home with your parents and you need something that your dad will like. 

Skip if: The sight of blood makes you faint.

Manchester By The Sea

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Nominations: Six: Best Picture, Best Actor (Casey Affleck), Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.

Movie length: 2 hours, 17 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You like family dramas, great acting and/or appreciate an honest depiction of grief. 

Skip if: You don't like feeling empty inside.

Hell or High Water

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Nominations: Four: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Jeff Bridges), Best Original Screenplay and Best Editing.

Movie length: 1 hour 42 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu or FandangoNOW.

Watch if: You like the cops-and-robbers narrative.

Skip if: You are not a big fan of Jeff Bridges.

Jackie

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Nominations: Three: Best Actress (Natalie Portman), Best Costume Design and Best Music (Original Score).

Movie length: 1 hour, 40 minutes

Where you can watch it: Google Play, iTunes or Vudu. 

Watch if: You love the Kennedys.

Skip if: You are easily irritated by terrible accents.

Florence Foster Jenkins

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Nominations: Two: Best Actress (Meryl Streep) and Best Costume Design

Movie length: 1 hour and 51 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You are a ride or die Meryl fan.

Skip if: You've never seen a biopic you really liked.

Moana

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Nominations: Two: Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song ("How Far I'll Go").

Movie length: 1 hour, 56 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes and Google Play.

Watch if: You love emotional Disney movies with strong females who don't need Prince Charming to get shit done.  

Skip if: You don't like Lin-Manuel Miranda's music (but like...why don't you?)

Kubo and the Two Strings

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Nominations: Two: Best Animated Feature and Best Visual Effects.

Movie length: 1 hour, 42 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon, or Vudu.

Watch if: You are a fan of the special Laika brand of stop-motion animation films (ex: Coraline).

Skip if: You're sick of the hero's journey story.

A Man Called Ove

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Nominations: Two: Best Foreign Language Film and Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Movie length: 1 hour, 56 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You appreciate how long it takes for the team behind-the-scenes to transform a young actor into an old man.

Skip if: You generally don't like curmudgeon protagonists.

Deepwater Horizon

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Nominations: Two: Best Sound Editing and Best Visual Effects.

Movie length: 1 hour, 47 minutes

Where you can watch it: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play or Vudu.

Watch if: You like movies based on true events. The film is a dramatization of the massive explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.

Skip if: You can't sit through a long action movie.

Captain Fantastic

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Nominations: One: Best Actor (Viggo Mortensen)

Movie length: 1 hour, 59 minutes

Where you can watch it: Amazon, iTunes, Google Play, or Vudu.

Watch if: You've ever considered going off-off-off the grid.

Skip if: You want to keep this exercise to movies that may actually win.

O.J. Made in America

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Nominations: One: Best Documentary Feature 

Movie length: 7 hours, 47 minutes (yes, really)

Where you can watch it: Hulu (stream), iTunes or Amazon.

Watch if: You liked The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story on FX.

Skip if: You don't have 7 hours and 47 minutes to spare.

13th

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Nominations: One: Best Documentary Feature

Movie length: 1 hour, 40 minutes

Where you can watch it: Netflix.

Watch if: You want to learn more about the problem of mass incarceration in America.

Skip if: Documentaries just aren't your thing.

The Lobster

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Nominations: One: Best Original Screenplay

Movie length: 1 hour, 59 minutes

Where you can watch it: Amazon Prime; rent it on iTunes or Vudu.

Watch if: You are over love.

Skip if: You're over dystopias and/or aren't into dark comedies.

Loving

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Nominations: One: Best Actress (Ruth Negga)

Movie length: 2 hours, 3 minutes  

Where you can watch it: Amazon, iTunes or Vudu.

Watch if: You want to learn about an inspiring true-life couple you've likely never heard about.

Skip if: If you think Nick Kroll should stick to funny.

Zootopia

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Nominations: One: Best Animated Feature

Movie length: 1 hour, 50 minutes

Where you can watch it: Netflix, iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You want to watch a children's movie that's also for adults.

Skip if: You are tired of movies about the underdog (in this case, under rabbit).

Life, Animated

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Nominations: One: Best Documentary Feature

Movie length: 1 hour, 32 minutes

Where you can watch it: Amazon Prime or Vudu.

Watch if: You like heartwarming documentaries. This one's about journalist Ron Suskind's son, Owen, who struggled with autism. 

Skip if: You don't like when films mix animation with narration.

Nocturnal Animals

Nominations: One: Best Supporting Actor (Michael Shannon)

Movie length: 1 hour,, 57 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You like revenge.

Skip if: Someone owes you revenge.

Fire at Sea

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Nominations: One: Best Documentary Feature

Movie length: 1 hour, 54 minutes

Where you can watch it:  iTunes

Watch if: You're interested in a timely documentary about Europe's migrant crisis.

Skip if: You prefer reading about the migrant crisis in the news.

Sully

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Nominations: One: Best Sound Editing

Movie length: 1 hour, 36 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You and your mom share a crush on Tom Hanks.

Skip if: You're a nervous flyer.

Tanna

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Nominations: One: Best Foreign Language Film

Movie length: 1 hour,, 44 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes or Amazon.

Watch if: You want to watch "Romeo and Juliet South Pacific style" (as The Guardian put it).

Skip if: Forbidden love bores you.

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

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Nominations: One: Best Sound Mixing

Movie length: 2 hours, 24 minutes

Where you can watch it: Amazon Prime, Hulu or Epix.

Watch if: You like war movies and/or movies based on books.

Skip if:  You prefer seeing John Krasinski be adorable in The Office.

Jim: The James Foley Story

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Nominations: One: Best Original Song ("The Empty Chair").

Movie length: 1 hour,, 53 minutes

Where you can watch it: HBO, Amazon, Google Play or Vudu

Watch if: Tough call.

Skip if: Tougher.

The Jungle Book

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Nominations: One: Best Visual Effects

Movie length: 1 hour, 51 minutes.

Where you can watch it:  Netflix, iTunes, Amazon or Vudu.

Watch if: You want to re-live Disney magic. 

Skip if: You think Disney should stop with the live-action remakes already.

Hail, Caesar

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Nominations: One: Best Production Design

Movie length: 1 hour, 46 minutes

Where you can watch it:  HBO or Amazon.

Watch if: You want an early glimpse at the young Han Solo.

Skip if: You categorize certain Coen brothers movies as "Lesser Coens."

Trolls

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Nominations: One: Best Original Song ("Can't Stop The Feeling")

Movie length: 1 hour, 33 minutes

Where you can watch it: iTunes or Amazon.

Watch if: You like Justin Timberlake. 

Skip if: You find trolls more weird than endearing/cute.

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