From Poor Things To Oppenheimer: 5 Must-See Oscar-Nominated And Critics Favorite Films

As Barb-enheimer, one of the most iconic cinematic clashes of the past year, comes to an end, movie buffs and cinephiles look to this year with a lot of hope. 2024 was surely an iconic year for the film industry, with the release of some of the biggest hits like Barbie, Oppenheimer, and Poor Things.

Featuring stellar casts and gripping plots, here are five Oscar-nominated critically acclaimed films that have captured the hearts of fans and are a must-watch. And here’s where you can watch them.

With a stellar cast led by Cillian Murphy, who portrays the role of scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer, the movie secures the most Oscar nominations, totaling 13. Set against the backdrop of World War II, the plot unfolds as Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. selects physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to spearhead the covert Manhattan Project.


Starring Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, and Willem Dafoe in lead roles, “Poor Things” has garnered 11 nominations. The plot revolves around the peculiar patient, Bella Baxter, who resides in the ward of Godwin, a surgeon. Max, a new assistant to the surgeon, discovers Bella and is captivated by her childlike personality.

Poor Things

Based on actual events, the story of ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ unfolds in the Osage Nation, where the discovery of oil on their reservation in 1920s Oklahoma leads to immense wealth. However, sinister forces within the community orchestrate a series of murders targeting wealthy Osage, including Mollie Kyle’s family.

Killers of the Flower Moon

Starring Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken, ‘Barbie’. The movie transports viewers to the imaginative realm of Barbie Land, where Barbie resides amidst various versions of herself in a matriarchal society. However, a pivotal incident compels Barbie to embark on a journey alongside Ken


The story revolves around the life of Thelonious Monk Ellison, a brilliant African-American writer and professor who faces rejection from publishers and conflicts at his university over his portrayal of racial issues.

American Fiction

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