Where to Stream Oscar-Nominated Film ‘Poor Things’ Online

Fresh off earning 11 Oscar nominations, Poor Things is coming to home theaters soon.

The Yorgos Lanthimos-directed absurdist comedy will be available starting Feb. 27 to buy or rent digitally at Apple TV, Prime Video and other transactional video-on-demand platforms. It will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on March 12.

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Based on the novel by Alasdair Gray, Poor Things takes place in Victorian London and stars Emma Stone as Bella Baxter, a young woman who dies by suicide and is resurrected by the eccentric scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe). In his film review, THR‘s David Rooney writes that Bella “evolves in this subversive twist on Mary Shelley from a Frankenstein experiment with — literally — the mind of an infant into an inquisitive girl with a hunger for sex and adventure, then finally, a fiercely spirited, independent woman.”

Mark Ruffalo and Ramy Youssef also star in the film, which has already won Golden Globes awards for best musical or comedy motion picture and best actress for Stone.

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The movie has earned Academy Award nominations for best picture, best directing (Lanthimos), best lead actress (Stone), best supporting actor (Ruffalo), best writing for adapted screenplay (Tony McNamara), best cinematography (Robbie Ryan), best costume design (Holly Waddington), best makeup and hairstyling (Nadia Stacey, Mark Coulier and Josh Weston), best original score (Jerskin Fendrix), best production design and best film editing.

Below, keep reading to find out where and when to stream Poor Things online before the Oscars air on March 10.

Where to Stream Poor Things Online

Poor Things will be available to buy or rent on Apple TV, Prime Video and other transactional video-on-demand platforms beginning on Feb. 27.

The film is distributed by Walt Disney Company’s Searchlight Pictures, so it’s expected to eventually land on Disney-owned streamers Hulu or Disney+. A streaming release date or platform for Poor Things has not yet been announced, but it will likely be available this spring.

Where to Buy Poor Things Book Online

Poor Things is based on the 1992 novel of the same name by Scottish author Alasdair. It’s available on paperback and as a Kindle e-book and Audible audiobook at Amazon, and as a new or used paperback at Abebooks. New Audible subscribers can listen to Poor Things for free with a three-month trial of Audible Premium Plus; learn more here.

Where to Stream 'Poor Things' Starring Emma Stone Online
Where to Stream 'Poor Things' Starring Emma Stone Online

'Poor Things' by Alasdair Gray

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Buy on Paperback at Amazon

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Buy on Audible at Amazon

$20 and up at Abebooks

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