How to binge-watch the 2018 Best Picture Oscar nominees this week

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Sam Rockwell and Frances McDormand in the 2017 film 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,' directed by Martin McDonagh. –Merrick Morton / 20th Century Fox

 The Academy Awards air this Sunday, March 4. If you haven’t seen all or most of the nominated films, it’s time to binge hard.  

Many of the movies are couch marathon-ready, either airing on TV or available on streaming services in the next week.

If it’s a big screen experience you seek, AMC Theaters and Regal Cinemas have prepared for your last-minute rush. AMC Loews Boston Common 19 is hosting AMC’s Best Picture Showcase, showing “Dunkirk,” “Darkest Hour,” “Call Me By Your Name,” “The Post,” and “Get Out” beginning at 10:30 a.m. this Saturday. Regal’s Best Picture Film Festival, which kicked off this past Friday at Regal Fenway Stadium 13 & RPX, is showing best picture nominees every day through Sunday. 

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Here are all of the ways you can watch this year’s Academy Award nominees for Best Picture.

“Call Me By Your Name”

A coming-of-age story based on a novel by André Aciman, “Call Me by Your Name” portrays the love story between 17-year-old Elio (Best Actor nominee Timothée Chalamet) and 24-year-old Oliver (Armie Hammer). The film is also nominated for Adapted Screenplay and Original Song.

In theaters: AMC’s Best Picture Showcase and Regal Cinema’s Best Picture Film FestivalKendall Square Cinema and West Newton Cinema.

On TV: With this film still in theaters, it most likely won’t hit cable until after the Oscars.

By streaming: Preorder for $14.99 on Amazon VideoGoogle PlayiTunes, and Vudu to watch beginning Feb. 27.

“Darkest Hour”

Set in the United Kingdom during World War II, “Darkest Hour” focuses on Winston Churchill (Best Actor nominee Gary Oldman) as he decides whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler or risk the nation’s safety by continuing to wage war against long odds. The movie nabbed nominations for Cinematography, Costume Design, Makeup, and Production Design, as well.

In theaters: AMC’s Best Picture Showcase and Regal Cinema’s Best Picture Film FestivalCapitol Theatre and Landmark Embassy Cinema.

On TV: Buy for $14.99 On Demand.

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By streaming: Buy for $14.99 on Amazon VideoGoogle PlayiTunesVudu, and YouTube.

“Dunkirk”

Also based on a true story, “Dunkirk” chronicles the evacuation of hundreds of thousands of Allied soldiers during World War II from the beaches of Dunkirk, France, as enemy forces close in. Noted for its technical accomplishments, the film is also nominated for Best Director, Original Score, Film Editing, Cinematography, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, and Production Design.

In theaters: AMC’s Best Picture Showcase and Regal Cinema’s Best Picture Film Festival.

On TV: Rent from $4.99 and buy from $9.99 On Demand.

By streaming: Rent for $5.99 or buy for $12.99 on Amazon Video; rent for $4.99 or buy for $12.99 on Google Play; buy for $19.99 on iTunes; rent for $5.99 or buy for $19.99 on Vudu; rent starting at $4.99 or buy starting at $12.99 on YouTube.

“Get Out”

Jordan Peele (nominated for Best Director and Original Screenplay) was best known for comedy until this directorial debut. In horror thriller “Get Out,” an African-American man (Best Actor nominee Daniel Kaluuya) travels with his white girlfriend (Allison Williams) to meet her parents for the first time, and he makes some disturbing discoveries.

In theaters: AMC’s Best Picture Showcase and Regal Cinema’s Best Picture Film Festival.

On TV: Buy for $14.99 On Demand; watch on HBO Feb. 26 at 8 p.m., on HBO2 March 1 at 1:05 a.m., and on HBO Zone March 2 at 2:30 a.m. and March 3 at 11:20 a.m. and 10 p.m.

By streaming: Buy on Amazon VideoGoogle PlayiTunesVudu, and YouTube for $14.99 each; stream for free on HBO Go with a paid HBO subscription.

“Lady Bird”

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This coming-of-age film set in Sacramento, California, follows 17-year-old Christine “Lady Bird” MacPherson (Best Actress nominee Saoirse Ronan), as she navigates her senior year of Catholic high school and a loving but tumultuous relationship with her strong-willed mother Marion (Best Supporting Actress nominee Laurie Metcalf). The film, which is also nominated for Original Screenplay and Best Director, marks writer and director Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut.

In theaters: AMC’s Best Picture Showcase and Regal Cinema’s Best Picture Film FestivalCoolidge Corner TheatreKendall Square Cinema, and others.

On TV: Buy for $14.99 On Demand.

By streaming: Buy for $14.99 on Amazon Video and iTunes and for $12.99 on Google PlayVudu, and YouTube.

“Phantom Thread”

In what Daniel Day-Lewis (nominated for Best Actor) says will be his final film, he plays a demanding, high-fashion dressmaker in 1950s London whose life is disrupted by a new muse (Vicky Krieps). “Phantom Thread” received nods for Director, Supporting Actress (Lesley Manville), Original Score, and Costume Design, too.

In theaters: AMC’s Best Picture Showcase and Regal Cinema’s Best Picture Film FestivalCoolidge Corner TheatreKendall Square Cinema, and others.

On TV: With this film still in theaters, it most likely won’t hit cable until after the Oscars.

By streaming: Preorder for $14.99 on Amazon VideoGoogle PlayVudu, and YouTube; release date is unknown.

“The Post”

This historical drama — co-written by Josh Singer of “Spotlight” — is based on The Washington Post‘s decision to publish the Pentagon Papers in 1971. It stars Best Actress nominee Meryl Streep as Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of The Washington Post, and Tom Hanks as Post editor Ben Bradlee.

In theaters: AMC’s Best Picture Showcase and Regal Cinema’s Best Picture Film FestivalKendall Square CinemaShowPlace Icon Theatre, and others.

On TV: Available for preorder On Demand; release date is unknown.

By streaming: Unavailable.

“The Shape of Water”

In “The Shape of Water” — which earned 13 nominations, the most of any film this year — a cleaning lady named Elisa (Best Actress nominee Sally Hawkins) befriends a mysterious creature while working in a high-security government lab in 1962. Those additional nominations: Best Director, Best Supporting Actress, Best Supporting Actor, Cinematography, Original Score, Original Screenplay, Film Editing, Costume Design, Sound Editing, Production Design, and Sound Mixing.

In theaters: AMC’s Best Picture Showcase and Regal Cinema’s Best Picture Festival; Coolidge Corner TheatreKendall Square Cinema, and others.

On TV: Available for preorder On Demand; release date is unknown.

By streaming: Preorder on Amazon VideoiTunes, and Vudu for $14.99 and on Google Play for $19.99 to watch beginning Feb. 27.

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

A grieving mother (Best Actress nominee Frances McDormand) in the small town of Ebbing, Missouri, declares war with the local police (including Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell, both nominated for Best Supporting Actor) by erecting three controversial billboards as her daughter’s murder remained unsolved. The movie garnered several other nods, as well: Original Screenplay, Film Editing, and Original Score.

In theaters: AMC’s Best Picture Showcase and Regal Cinema’s Best Picture FestivalKendall Square CinemaLandmark Embassy CinemaShowPlace Icon Theatre, and others.

On TV: Buy for $14.99 On Demand.

By streaming: Buy for $14.99 on Amazon VideoGoogle PlayiTunesVudu, and YouTube.

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