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Where to See the 2014 Oscar-Nominated Films in L.A. and Online

Joaquin Phoenix in "Her"EXPAND
Joaquin Phoenix in "Her"
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures

Movie lovers, it's time to properly prepare for your Oscar viewing party. March 2 is just a little over a month away, so it's a case of so many films with so little time.

But, for the stalwart few who want to make informed decisions when making their picks, we are here to help you watch the films that have been nominated this year.
Note: these are where films are playing currently, but lineups change - check exact listings before going to the theater.

AMC theaters (various locations)

Note: With theater tickets getting increasingly more expensive, you can save a few bucks by getting the discounted two-ticket AMC packages from Costco.

  • American Hustle
  • August: Osage County
  • Frozen
  • Her
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • Lone Survivor
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Captain Phillips
  • Saving Mr. Banks
  • 12 Years a Slave

ArcLight (Sherman Oaks, Hollywood, Pasadena, Beach Cities)

  • Her
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Lone Survivor
  • Gravity
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Blue Jasmine
  • American Hustle
  • August: Osage County
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • Frozen
  • Saving Mr. Banks
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Dallas Buyers Club

Rave Cinemas   (Baldwin Hills and the Rave 18)

  • Lone Survivor
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Frozen
  • Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • August: Osage County
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Gravity
  • Captain Phillips
  • American Hustle
  • Her
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug


Regal Cinemas (L.A. Live)

  • Her
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Lone Survivor
  • Frozen
  • American Hustle
  • Saving Mr. Banks
  • August: Osage County
  • Philomena


For the more hard-to-find films, particularly the Best Foreign Film nominees and those that have long since left the other theaters, you'll have to rely on the art houses. 

Laemmle Theaters (various locations - see chain's website)

  • The Great Beauty
  • The Broken Circle Breakdown (returning on January 24)
  • Omar (starting February 21)
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • All is Lost
  • Blue Jasmine
  • Before Midnight
  • Philomena
  • Nebraska
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • The Invisible Woman
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • August: Osage County
  • Her
  • Lone Survivor
  • Gravity

Regency (various locations)

  • The Book Thief (Regency Academy Cinemas 6 only)
  • The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
  • Captain Philips
  • Frozen
  • Lone Survivor
  • American Hustle
  • Her
  • Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
  • August: Osage County
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Gravity
  • Saving Mr. Banks



Sundance at Sunset

  • The Great Beauty
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Philomena
  • Nebraska
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • The Invisible Woman

Landmark  (While you wait, go to the bar, where you can order movie-inspired drinks, like the "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" in honor of Saving Mr. Banks. If you find yourself having a fit of giggles and floating, don't say we didn't warn you.)

  • Inside Llewyn Davis
  • American Hustle
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Philomena
  • August: Osage County
  • Nebraska
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Saving Mr. Banks
  • Her
  • The Wolf of Wall Street



Or, you can always make it an at-home viewing party with the help of online streaming subscriptions or video-on-demand services like Netflix, Amazon and iTunes. Plus, there's always the DVD/Blu-Ray player. 

Online Streaming



DVD/Blu-Ray

  • All Is Lost
  • The Book Thief
  • Ernest & Celestine



Unfortunately, there are a couple of films that just aren't to be found. Hopefully, they will return to theaters or make their way to VOD or DVD/Blu-Ray before March.

Films Not Coming to Los Angeles Anytime Soon

  • The Missing Picture
  • The Wind Rises


Last, but not least... 

The Shorts

Animated


Live Action
  • Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn't Me) (Trailer)
  • Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything) (Trailer)
  • Helium (Trailer)
  • Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?) (Trailer)
  • The Voorman Problem (Trailer)

Documentary

  • CaveDigger (Trailer)
  • Facing Fear (Trailer)
  • Karama Has No Walls (Trailer)
  • The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life (Trailer)
  • Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hal (Trailer)


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