The Oscars is simply a nominating body, that awards movies as well as producers and stars for the best work in the entertainment industry. In this article, we will explore 10 movies that have been awarded an Oscars award, then we will also show you how to play them by using dedicated media players.

Part 1: 10+ best Oscar winning movie recommendations

Every year, the Oscars nominate the best artistic and technical merits in the film industry, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gives the awards. The assessments are done by the Academy’s voting membership, and the winners are awarded a copy of a golden statuette. The famous gold statuette is officially called “Academy Award of Merit”. So which top ten movies have been nominated to be Oscars winners this year? We will give the list, as well as the Films’ synopsis below, and the information is according to the Oscars website.

1. Ford V Ferrari. Visionary auto designer Carroll Shelby and race car driver Ken Miles team up to build a high-performance race car for the Ford Motor Company, hoping to defy the odds and defeat the dominant Ferrari at the 1966 Le Mans. This movie was directed by James Mangold.


2. The Irishman. As an old man, World War II vet Frank Sheeran reflects on his life as a hustler and mob hitman, working alongside many notorious figures, including Jimmy Hoffa, the subject of one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history. This movie was directed by Martin Scorsese.


3. Jojo Rabbit. During World War II, a lonely German boy’s world is turned upside down when he discovers his single mother is hiding a young Jewish girl in their attic. Aided only by his idiotic imaginary friend Adolf Hitler, Jojo must confront his blind nationalism. This movie was directed by Taika Waititi.


4. Joker. In Gotham’s fractured society, a young man longs to be a stand-up comic, but finds the joke is always on him. Caught in a cycle of apathy, cruelty and ultimately, betrayal, the comedian makes one bad decision after another, bringing about a chain reaction of escalating events. This movie was directed by Todd Phillips.


5. Little Women. In the late 1860s, burgeoning author Jo March looks back on her and her three sisters’ Massachusetts childhoods and the events and relationships that helped shape them as adults. This movie was directed by Greta Gerwig.


6. Marriage Story. A young creative couple and their son navigate the tricky waters of bicoastal separation and impending divorce. This movie was directed by Noah Baumbach.


7. 1917. During World War I, two British soldiers are sent on a dangerous mission to stop an attack by the British 7th Division that will result in a massacre by the Germans. Their assignment takes on extra urgency as one of the young soldiers’ brothers is fighting in that Division. This movie was directed by Sam Mendez.


8. Once upon a Time in Hollywood. In Los Angeles in 1969, aging TV star Rick Dalton and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth struggle to make their way around an industry and a city they hardly recognize anymore. This movie was directed by Quentin Tarantino.


9. Parasite. Greed, class discrimination, and a mysterious interloper threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan. This movie was directed by Bong Joon-ho.


10. The Two Popes. Behind the Vatican walls, Pope Benedict and the future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church. This movie was directed by Fernando Meirelles.


Part 2: How to play movies with Leawo Blu-ray Player

The ten Oscar-winning movies we mentioned above are undoubtedly some of the best blockbuster movies of the year, and we can guarantee you with great entertainment from them. There are plenty of ways you can get hold of the movies, either for free or you can purchase them from participating retailers in the form of DVDs or Blu-rays.

For people who are going to be viewing the movies on computers, you will notice that Blu-ray movies cannot be directly opened by the native operating system apps, especially on macOS. Even if the native operating system apps can open them, sometimes they might not be as smooth as dedicated 3rd-party media players. Therefore we are here to provide a solution for you, in the form of Leawo Blu-ray Player.

It is a 6-in-1 media playing software, which contains all media playback solutions you need for your leisure entertainment. It comes with advanced image and audio processing technology, which should provide you extraordinary movie playback and cinema-like experience. It can support Blu-ray M2TS video files without problems, as well as several others which include 4K movies, DVD, CD video formats, etc. Furthermore, you can obtain personalized settings according to your preferences, and all that can be done automatically. Aside from that, Leawo Blu-ray Player provided an advanced conversion function ( convert the Blu-ray/DVD disc to MKV) in its premium Version. Best of all, this Leawo Blu-ray Player is completely free for use. Just follow the steps below if you need help on how to use the software.

    Free Blu-ray Player

    – Region-free Blu-ray player software to play Blu-ray disc and DVD disc for free, regardless of disc protection and region restriction.
    – Play 4K FLV videos, 4K MKV videos, 4K MP4 videos, etc. without quality loss.
    – Play 1080P videos, 720P videos with lossless quality.

Step 1: First load the movie

Enter the main interface and load your DVD, or Blu-ray movie on the computer by clicking the “Open File” button on the home interface. As soon as you have finished importing the movie, you should see it on the playlist.


Step 2: Second, set subtitles

After loading the movie, it will be played automatically. During the playback, move your mouse to the setting icon, then you’ll find several parameter setting like “Subtitle Setting”.


Part 3: How to play movies with VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is a very popular and open source media player from the VideoLAN project. Just like Leawo Blu-ray Player, it is completely free and open-source cross, and it is also a cross-platform player that can playback various types of video and audio files. It is able to stream over networks and to transcode multimedia files and save them into various formats.

VLC is popular for its ability to play the video content of an incomplete, unfinished, or damaged video downloads (for example, when you are still downloading a video torrent). This is because it is a packet-based player. However, sometimes this player fails to play Blu-ray movies correctly, which can trigger the error “VLC No Valid Processing Key Found in AACS Config File”, which could be very annoying and inconvenient when you want to enjoy your Oscars winning movies. You can still give it a try, and the instructions are as follows:


Step 1: Download and install VLC Media Player

You can find the installer from the VideoLAN project website, or through some third-party Mac AppStores. The installer is pretty straightforward and you do not need to change any default options.

Step 2: Load your movie

You can do this by dragging and dropping a file onto the program window, or by clicking the ‘Media’ menu followed by ‘Open File’. Disks can also be loaded onto this player.

Step 3: Adjust audio and video

To do that, click the graphic equalizer button at the bottom of the window, or click ‘Tools’ followed by ‘Effects and Filters’ to bring up the audio and video controls. You can set everything according to your preferences.

Step 4: Add subtitles

Click the View menu and select the ‘Download Subtitles’ option. You can then search for any subtitles that might exist for the movie that you are watching.

Part 4: Conclusion

Every year, new movies are nominated for the Oscars, and once a movie has been nominated for this type of award, there is usually no doubt that such a movie is one of the best in the respective year. Whether you buy the movie in the form of a DVD or Blu-ray Disc, or if you find the movie for free from the participating websites, you will need a good media player installed on your computer to enjoy the movies. For that reason, we think that Leawo Blu-ray Player is your best bet when you want to enjoy your movies, because it is a 6 in 1 media player, that supports more file formats than the competing software tools, and best of all is the fact that it is free for use. This media player also has many more features which you can learn about from the product page. We therefore recommend you to try Leawo Blu-ray Player.