Some Hollywood movies are so underrated that we only come to know about them after watching some of the other award shows. These movies are the real gem of Hollywood. 

These movies are worth watching because they not only include talented actors but amazing concepts and storylines too.

If you want to know about such movies, we can help you. In this post, we are going to list some award-winning Hollywood movies you need to watch.

8 Award-Winning Hollywood Movies:

Here is a list of 8 Hollywood movies which have won several awards. If you are a movie geek, you might have already seen some of the films listed below. But there are some movies on the list which will surprise you.

  1. The Shape of Water (2017): 

In this movie, a mute woman accidentally comes across a secret. She works as a cleaning lady in a government security lab. This movie revolves around the year 1962. 

While cleaning the lab, she comes across a weird creature. This creature lives in a water tank. She befriends this creature and comes to know that only she can save him. Director Guillermo del Toro has created a masterpiece that needs to be seen by everyone.

  • Argo (2012):

This movie is about a rescue mission. The director is Ben Affleck. There are American hostages in Tehran who needs to be saved. Six hostages are able to run away and take shelter with the Canadian embassy. To rescue them, the US government hired an extractor. 

This extractor needs to rescue them before it’s too late. He disguises as a movie producer to know about the location. This award-winning movie will keep you on toes with twists and turns.

  • The Hurt Locker (2009):

Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, this movie is about a sergeant who is assigned to diffuse bombs during the Iran War. However, the problem arises among the members when they don’t like his risky ways to diffuse the bomb. Although the story sounds pretty simple, it will blow your mind.

  • Slumdog Millionaire (2008):

Danny Boyle has shown how a poor Indian boy turns into a Millionaire by beating the odds. An 18-year-old tea seller enters “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” and wins the jackpot. With each question, he recalls the events of his life. It is a true masterpiece. This trilling movie will not fail you.

  • Moonlight (2016):

This heart-wrenching movie revolves around the journey of Chiron. He is a black man who lives in Miami. In this movie, you can see three distant chapters of his life. It is one of the most emotional award-winning Hollywood movie. The way he struggles with his own sexuality and mother is shown in a beautifully heartbreaking way.

  • Lord of the Rings: Return of the King (2003):

This trilogy is truly amazing. It would be best if you watched it from the beginning to understand the story and concept. It is a tale of Hobbits and Elves. This movie highlights the real strength of friendship. The cast is impressive. This movie does justice while creating a perfect detail movie sourced from a novel. 

  • Spotlight (2015):

Directed by Tom McCarthy, this movie should be on your watch list. Apart from winning an Oscar, this movie has won many awards. The story goes around a case where a priest is blamed for molesting more than 80 boys. 

A team of journalists is assigned the case to find out the truth. They have to go through the cover-up made by authorities to protect the church. It is a fantastic movie as it will take you on a journey about finding out the truth.

  • Gladiator (2001):

Most of the 90’s kids grew up watching this movie. Direction by Ridley Scott, this movie is about an ancient roman culture where slaves fight each other. Russell Crowe and Joaquin have given their best performance in this movie. 

It shows how general turned gladiator Maximus fights Commodus to end slavery and dies in the end. This movie will take through a powerful and emotional journey of Maximus. Incredible background movies support it. It would help if you watched this movie.

These are some of the award-winning Hollywood movies you need to watch. You can make the most of this quarantine time by binge-watching these movies.