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“American Hustle” and “Gravity” got the most Oscar nominations today

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“American Hustle” and “Gravity” were the 2013 movies mentioned the most today when the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards were revealed. Both got 10 nominations, including Best Picture and Best Director. The big winner at last Sunday’s Golden Globes for Best Movie Drama, “12 Years a Slave,” came in second with 9 nominations, followed by “Captain Phillips” and “Nebraska” with 6, and “The Wolf of Wall Street with 5.

Films nominated for best picture

“American Hustle” Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison and Jonathan Gordon, Producers
“Captain Phillips” Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca, Producers
“Dallas Buyers Club” Robbie Brenner and Rachel Winter, Producers
“Gravity” Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman, Producers
“Her” Megan Ellison, Spike Jonze and Vincent Landay, Producers
“Nebraska” Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa, Producers
“Philomena” Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan and Tracey Seaward, Producers
“12 Years a Slave” Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen and Anthony Katagas, Producers
“The Wolf of Wall Street” Nominees to be determined


There is a wealth of talent in the leading acting categories.

Actor in a leading role

Christian Bale in “American Hustle”
Bruce Dern in “Nebraska”
Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Chiwetel Ejiofor in “12 Years a Slave”
Matthew McConaughey in “Dallas Buyers Club”


Actress in a leading role

Amy Adams in “American Hustle”
Cate Blanchett in “Blue Jasmine”
Sandra Bullock in “Gravity”
Judi Dench in “Philomena”
Meryl Streep in “August: Osage County”


Actress in a supporting role

Sally Hawkins in “Blue Jasmine”
Jennifer Lawrence in “American Hustle”
Lupita Nyong’o in “12 Years a Slave”
Julia Roberts in “August: Osage County”
June Squibb in “Nebraska”


Actor in a supporting role

Barkhad Abdi in “Captain Phillips”
Bradley Cooper in “American Hustle”
Michael Fassbender in “12 Years a Slave”
Jonah Hill in “The Wolf of Wall Street”
Jared Leto in “Dallas Buyers Club”


Who got snubbed big time? Tom Hanks for lead actor in “Captain Phillips” and in “Saving Mr. Banks.” Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker  for their lead roles in “Lee Daniels’ ‘The Butler’ as well as Robert Redford’s solo performance in “All is Lost.”  More here on the snubs and the surprises.

The full list of nominees here. The 86th Academy Awards ceremony will be broadcasted live in more than 225 countries around the world, on Sunday March 2, 2014 from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Talk show host, Ellen DeGeneres, who hosted the Oscars in 2007, returns this year as the emcee.

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