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86th Annual Academy Awards

The Academy Award nominations were announced this morning. 

The list contains some expected movie/actor nominations, as gauged by the Golden Globes, but there are some surprises as well. The nominations are as follows.


Best Picture

Sandra Bullock in "Gravity"
Sandra Bullock in “Gravity”

12 Years a Slave (Pictured)
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
The Wolf of Wall Street


Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio in "The Wolf of Wall Street"
Leonardo DiCaprio in “The Wolf of Wall Street”

Christian Bale, American Hustle
Bruce Dern, Nebraska
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street (Pictured)
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

 Best Actress


Cate Blanchett in "Blue Jasmine"
Cate Blanchett in “Blue Jasmine”

Amy Adams, American Hustle
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine (Pictured)
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best Supporting Actor


Barkhad Abdi in "Captain Phillips"
Barkhad Abdi in “Captain Phillips”

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips (Pictured) 
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

 Best Supporting Actress


Jennifer Lawrence in "American Hustle"
Jennifer Lawrence in “American Hustle”

Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle (Pictured)
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squibb, Nebraska

Best Director


Alexander Payne
Alexander Payne

Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity
Alexander Payne, Nebraska (Pictured) 
David O. Russell, American Hustle
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

 Best Original Screenplay


Dallas Buyers Club
Dallas Buyers Club

American Hustle, David O. Russell, Eric Singer
Blue Jasmine, Woody Allen
Dallas Buyers Club, Craig Borten, Melisa Wallack (Pictured)
Her, Spike Jonze
Nebraska, Bob Nelson

 Best Adapted Screenplay


12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave

12 Years a Slave, John Ridley (Pictured)
Before Midnight, Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke
Captain Phillips, Billy Ray
Philomena, Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope
The Wolf of Wall Street, Terence Winter

 Best Animated Feature


Despicable Me 2
Despicable Me 2

The Croods
Despicable Me 2 (Pictured)
Ernest & Celestine
The Wind Rises

 Best Foreign Language Film



The Broken Circle Breakdown, Belgium
The Great Beauty, Italy
The Hunt, Denmark
The Missing Picture, Cambodia
Omar, Palestine (Pictured)

 Best Documentary Feature


20 Feet from stardom
20 Feet from stardom

20 Feet From Stardom (Pictured)
The Act of Killing
Cutie and the Boxer
Dirty Wars
The Square

 Best Original Song



“Alone Yet Not Alone,” Alone Yet Not Alone
“Happy,” Despicable Me 2
“Let It Go,” Frozen (Pictured)
“The Moon Song,” Her
“Ordinary Love,” Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom

 Best Original Score

Her Movie
Her Movie

The Book Thief, John Williams
Gravity, Steven Price
Her, William Butler and Owen Pallett (Pictured)
Philomena, Alexandre Desplat
Saving Mr. Banks, Thomas Newman

 Best Cinematography


The Grandmaster
The Grandmaster

The Grandmaster, Philippe Le Sourd (Pictured)
Gravity, Emmanuel Lubezki
Inside Llewyn Davis, Bruno Delbonnel
Nebraska, Phedon Papamichael
Prisoners, Roger A. Deakins

 Best Editing

Lone Survivor
Lone Survivor

All Is Lost, Steve Boeddeker and Richard Hymns
Captain Phillips, Oliver Tarney
Gravity, Glenn Freemantle
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Brent Burge
Lone Survivor, Wylie Stateman (Pictured)


The 86th Annual Academy Awards air on Sunday, March 2 beginning at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.



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