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Nominations for 86th annual Academy Awards

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BEVERLY HILLS (WKOW) -- The nominations for the 86th annual Academy Awards were announced Thursday morning by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

"American Hustle" and "Gravity" stole the show as both blockbuster films were nominated for 10 Oscars with "12 Years a Slave" right behind at nine nominations. The surprise of the day came from "Nebraska," a film that nabbed six Oscar nods. "Dallas Buyers Club" and "Captain Phillips" also got six.

The stars dominated the individual nominations as expected with Chiwetel Ejiofor, Leonardo DiCaprio and Matthew McConaughey all making the cut for Best Actor, while Amy Adams, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett and Meryl Streep were all nominated for Best Actress.

For Best Picture, all the big names made it in as well, including "American Hustle," "12 Years a Slave," "The Wolf of Wall Street," and "Gravity."

Best Picture:

"American Hustle"

"Captain Phillips"

"Dallas Buyers Club"





"12 Years a Slave"

"The Wolf of Wall Street"

Best Supporting Actor:

Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips"

Bradley Cooper, "American Hustle"

Jonah Hill, "The Wolf of Wall Street"

Michael Fassbender, "12 Years a Slave"

Jared Leto, "Dallas Buyers Club"

Best Supporting Actress:

Sally Hawkins, "Blue Jasmine"

Jennifer Lawrence, "American Hustle"

Lupita Nyong'o, "12 Years a Slave"

Julia Roberts, "August: Osage County"

June Squibb, "Nebraska"

Best Director:

David O. Russell, "American Hustle"

Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity"

Alexander Payne, "Nebraska"

Steve McQueen, "12 Years a Slave"

Martin Scorsese, "The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor:

Christian Bale, "American Hustle"

Bruce Dern, "Nebraska"

Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Wolf of Wall Street"

Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave"

Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyer's Club"

Best Actress:

Amy Adams, "American Hustle"

Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"

Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"

Judi Dench, "Philomena"

Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County"


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