Posted February 2, 2020 • Last updated August 2, 2020

Where can I watch the 2020 Oscar winners and nominees in Canada?

Only a few of the 2019 films nominated for the 92nd Academy Awards are streaming yet - but the rest will, later in 2020. We'll tell you where.

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If you're looking to catch up on all of the winners and other nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards – celebrating the best in film in 2019 as judged by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) – you should be prepared to either shell out for digital rentals or purchases, or wait until late 2020, as not all nominees are yet available on subscription streaming platforms as of this update in July 2020.

That said, some films are already available on Netflix (which acted as the studio behind two of this year's Best Picture nominees) or other streaming services, most others are now available for digital download, and virtually all of the remaining major nominees should hit Crave or Prime Video by the end of the year.

By the way – the Oscars ceremony aired live on Sunday, February 9, 2020 on CTV in Canada (and ABC in the United States) at 8:00 p.m. Eastern time (that's 5:00 p.m. Pacific and 9:30 p.m. in Newfoundland).

Best Picture nominees

Film Where you can watch
Parasite
Winner for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best International Feature Film

Canadian distributor: MK2 Mile End
  • Available on Crave in its Movies + HBO tier, where it was added on May 29, 2020.
  • MK2 Mile End hasn't released many movies into the English Canadian market, so we don't really have a track record to guess if it'll be on any other services after that.
  • Available for digital purchase and rental through iTunes (with rental available February 4) and on Google Play. Also available on Blu-Ray (Amazon link).
Ford v Ferrari
Winner for Best Sound Editing, Best Film Editing

Canadian distributor: 20th Century Fox
  • Available on Crave in its Movies + HBO tier, where it was added on July 3, 2020.
  • Will likely be available on Netflix after Crave's window ends; this will likely be in late 2021.
  • Available for digital purchase at iTunes, Google Play and other marketplaces as of January 28, and for rental on February 11.
The Irishman

Canadian distributor: Netflix
  • Available to stream on Netflix since November 27, 2019 and expected to be available there indefinitely.
  • No digital purchase option is expected, but a DVD / Blu-Ray release through the Criterion Collection is expected later in 2020.
Jojo Rabbit
Winner for Best Adapted Screenplay

Canadian distributor: Fox Searchlight
  • Available since February 4 for digital purchase through iTunes and Google Play.
  • Crave has confirmed it will be available on their Movies + HBO tier later in 2020. It will be available on HBO U.S. on August 1, which is a good indication that Crave (in its Movies + HBO tier) will add it either the same weekend or within a few weeks of that date.
  • Will likely be available on Netflix after Crave's window ends; this will likely be in late 2021.
Joker
Winner for Best Actor (Joaquin Phoenix), Best Original Score

Canadian distributor: Warner Bros.
  • Available on Crave in its Movies + HBO tier since May 2020.
  • Will likely be available on Netflix after Crave's window ends; this will likely be in late 2021.
  • Available on Blu-Ray / DVD (Amazon link), and for digital purchase and rental through iTunes and Google Play.
Little Women
Winner for Best Costume Design

Canadian distributor: Sony Pictures
  • Amazon Prime Video has listed Little Women as a new-release film being made available on its Canadian service July 30. Although there have been several films with that title, the fact that it's a Sony film and Amazon also now has Canadian pay-1 rights to other Sony films like Charlie's Angels (2019) lead us to believe that this is indeed the 2019 Greta Gerwig-directed film.
  • Available for digital purchase or rental through iTunes and Google Play.
Marriage Story
Winner for Best Supporting Actress (Laura Dern)

Canadian distributor: Netflix
  • Available to stream on Netflix since December 6, 2019 and expected to be available there indefinitely.
  • No digital purchase option is expected, but a DVD / Blu-Ray release through the Criterion Collection is expected later in 2020.
1917
Winner for Best Sound Mixing, Best Cinematography, Best Visual Effects

Canadian distributor: Universal
  • Available for digital purchase or rental through iTunes and Google Play.
  • Crave has confirmed it will be available on their Movies + HBO tier later in 2020.
  • Will likely be available on Netflix after Crave's window ends; this will likely be in late 2021.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
Winner for Best Supporting Actor (Brad Pitt), Best Production Design

Canadian distributor: Sony Pictures
  • Available for streaming on Crave (with the Movies + HBO tier).
  • Available on Blu-Ray / DVD (Amazon link), and digital purchase or rental through iTunes and Google Play.
  • Will likely be available on Netflix after Crave's window ends; this will likely be in summer 2021.

Other major nominees and winners

("Major" nominations for the purposes of this table include the acting, directing, and screenplay awards. We've also included the Best Animated Feature and Best Documentary Feature winners.)

Film Where you can watch
Judy
Winner for Best Actress (Renée Zellweger)

Canadian distributor: eOne (via LD Entertainment)
Toy Story 4
Winner for Best Animated Feature

Canadian distributor: Disney
American Factory
Winner for Best Documentary Feature

Canadian distributor: Netflix
  • Available to stream on Netflix since August 21, 2019 and expected to be available there indefinitely.
  • No digital purchase option is expected, but a DVD / Blu-Ray release through the Criterion Collection is expected later in 2020.
Pain and Glory

Canadian distributor: Mongrel (via Sony Pictures Classics)
  • Streaming on Crave (with Movies + HBO tier) since Friday, April 24, 2020.
  • Available for digital purchase at iTunes, Google Play, and other marketplaces.
The Two Popes

Canadian distributor: Netflix
  • Available on Netflix since December 6, 2019 and expected to be available there indefinitely.
  • No digital or physical purchase option is currently expected.
Bombshell

Canadian distributor: Mongrel (via Lionsgate)
  • Available for digital purchase at iTunes, Google Play, and other marketplaces.
  • Likely to stream by fall 2020 on either Prime Video or Crave - we're not currently certain which due to some ongoing flux with Lionsgate distribution rights.
Harriet

Canadian distributor: Focus Features
  • Streaming on Crave (with Movies + HBO tier) since July 10, 2020.
  • Available for digital purchase and rental at iTunes, Google Play, and other marketplaces.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Canadian distributor: Sony Pictures
  • Streaming on Prime Video Canada since June 2020.
  • Available for digital purchase via iTunes, Google Play, and other marketplaces.
  • We now expect this movie will stream on Prime Video (see discussion of Sony Pictures next to Little Women above).
Richard Jewell

Canadian distributor: Warner Bros.
  • Available for digital purchase at iTunes, Google Play, and other marketplaces.
  • Likely to stream on Crave in fall 2020 under its output deal with Warner Bros., and on Netflix in late 2021 or early 2022.
Knives Out

Canadian distributor: Mongrel (via Lionsgate)
  • Streaming on Prime Video Canada since spring 2020.
  • Available for digital purchase at iTunes and likely other marketplaces.

A note about our estimates

The estimates and statements about "likely" rightsholders or timings are based largely on past practices for other movies from the listed studios in the recent past. We do not have access to the full contract details, only what the studios and streaming companies choose to announce, and where past releases from those studios have landed. The terms and rightsholders can change from time to time, sometimes with limited advance notice. There may also be exceptions where special distribution terms apply to a particular film.

Significant revisions

  • July 12, 2020: Various updates.
  • April 18, 2020: Various updates, including removal of discussion of any movie remaining "in theatres" (as all cinemas are now temporarily closed in Canada).
  • February 15, 2020: Noted confirmed availability of Parasite on Crave in May 2020; updated various other data and links.
  • February 10, 2020: Updates to reflect the ceremony having occurred (more updates to come).
  • February 9, 2020: Confirmed (approximate) streaming availability of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood on Crave.

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