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Watch These 8 Oscar-Winning Thrillers On Demand

Watch These 8 Oscar-Winning Thrillers On Demand

[Editor’s Note: This post is presented in partnership with Movies On Demand. Catch up on this year’s Awards Season contenders and past winners On Demand. Today’s list is a selection of Oscar-winning thrillers available to view on MOD. Synopses courtesy of MOD.]

“Argo” (Best Picture, Editing and Adapted Screenplay — 2013)
Based on real events, the dramatic thriller ‘Argo’ chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans, which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis.

“The Hurt Locker” (Best Picture, Director, Original Screenplay, Editing, Sound Mixing and Sound Editing — 2010)
When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, by plunging them into a deadly game of urban combat.
“No Country For Old Men” (Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor and Adapted Screenplay — 2008)
In No Country For Old Men, a man stumbles on a bloody crime scene and two million dollars. His decision to take the money sets off an unstoppable chain reaction of violence.
“The Departed” (Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Editing — 2007)
In South Boston The state police force is waging an all-out war to take down the city’s top organized crime ring.
“Unforgiven” (Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor, Editing — 1993)
Clint Eastwood and Morgan Freeman play retired, down-on-their-luck outlaws who pick up their guns one last time to collect a bounty offered by the vengeful prostitutes of the remote Wyoming town of Big Whiskey.
“The Silence of the Lambs” (Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress, Adapted Screenplay — 1992)
Clarice, an FBI trainee haunted by her past, risks her life in an attempt to save a missing woman from certain death by befriending convicted killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter.

“The Godfather” (Best Picture, Actor, Adapted Screenplay — 1973)
The film follows a Sicilian clan’s rise to power in America, balancing the story between the Corleone’s family life and the ugly crime business in which they are engaged.

“The Godfather: Part II” (Best Picture, Director, Supporting Actor, Adapted Screenplay, Set Design, Score — 1975)
This film continues the saga of two generations of power within the Corleone family: the roots and rise of a young Don Vito and the ascension of Michael as the new Don.

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