Oscars 2021: How to watch the Best Picture nominations in the UK

26 April 2021, 11:04 | Updated: 26 April 2021, 11:17

Riz Ahmed stars in Sound of Metal
Riz Ahmed stars in Sound of Metal. Picture: YouTube/Amazon Prime Video

By Jenny Mensah

After Nomadland won the accolade at the 93rd Academy Awards, find out how you can watch all the Best Film nominations here.

The 2021 Oscars took place this Sunday 25 April 2021 with Nomadland sweeping the ceremony and British stars Daniel Kaluuya and Emerald Fennell also among the winners.

But how can you watch the critically-acclaimed films which were nominated this year? Find out how you can watch all the Oscar-nominated Best Picture films here.

Get all the winners on the official Oscars website.

Who is up for Best Picture at the Oscars 2021?

  • The Father
  • Judas And The Black Messiah
  • Mank
  • Minari
  • Nomadland
  • Promising Young Woman
  • Sound Of Metal
  • The Trial Of The Chicago 7

How to watch the 2021 Oscar nominated Best Pictures:

How to watch The Father in the UK

Starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Coleman, The Father sees an ageing patriarch battle with dementia and his family's attempts to grapple with the cruel illness. It is not currently available online.

The Father - Trailer

How to watch Judas And The Black Messiah in the UK

Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield star in the film, which sees them play Black Panther leader Fred Hampton and the man tasked with infiltrating them, William O'Neal, respectively. The film is available to rent on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Google Play, Sky Store and more.

Judas and the Black Messiah - Trailer

How to watch Mank in the UK

The black and white drama about the making of Citizen Kane, which stars Gary Oldman, is a Netflix original and is therefore available to stream on Netflix now.

Mank - Trailer

How to watch Minari in the UK

The tale of a Korean-American family relocating to Arkansas, starring The Walking Dead's Steven Yeun and his co-star Yuh-Jung Youn is available to rent on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, Google Play and YouTube.

Minari | Official Trailer HD | A24

How to watch Nomadland in the UK

Nomadland sees Frances McDormand play a woman in her sixties embarking on a journey throughout the United States after losing everything in the Great Recession. Nomadland is currently unavailable to watch online. It will be released on Star on Disney+ in the UK and Ireland on Friday 30 April and screened in cinemas in the UK and Ireland from 17 May.

Nomadland - Trailer

How to watch Promising Young Woman in the UK

Carey Mulligan stars as Cassie in the film, who attempts to write the wrongs of the past. The film is available to stream on Sky Cinema and with a NOW Sky Cinema membership.

Promising Young Woman - Trailer

How to watch Sound Of Metal in the UK

Sound of Metal, which sees Riz Ahmed portray a drummer who becomes deaf, is available to stream for free with Amazon Prime Video.

Sound of Metal – Official Trailer | Prime Video

How to watch The Trial Of The Chicago 7 in the UK

The Trial of The Chicago 7, starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Sacha Baron Cohen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Frank Langella, Eddie Reymane and more is available to stream on Netflix.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 - Trailer

Get more information on the official Oscars website.

See the full list of winners for the 2021 Oscars here:

Best Picture


Leading Actor

Anthony Hopkins - The Father

Supporting Actor

Daniel Kaluuya - Judas And The Black Messiah

Leading Actress

Frances McDormand - Nomadland

Supporting Actress

Yuh-Jung Youn - Minari

Best Director

Nomadland - Chloe Zhao

Animated Feature Film




Costume Design

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Best Documentary

My Octopus Teacher

Best Documentary Short



Sound of Metal

Best International Feature Film

Another Round

Make-up And Hairstyling

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Original Score


Music (Original Song)

Fight For You from Judas And The Black Messiah

Production Design


Short Film (Animated)

If Anything Happens I Love You

Best Short Film (Live Action)

Two Distant Strangers


Sound Of Metal

Visual Effects


Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

The Father

Writing (Original Screenplay)

Promising Young Woman


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