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Make your picks for the 83rd Annual Academy Awards

Shaun Harrison
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1 of 35 Suzanne Tenner/Focus Features

Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right

Mrs. Warren Beatty earned her fourth nomination for her turn as a lesbian mom in the indie hit. Lucky for her, Hilary Swank (Conviction) missed the shortlist this year, as Bening lost to Swank the last two times she was nominated.
2 of 35 Lionsgate

Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole

Kidman picked up her third career nomination, eight years after winning "by a nose" for The Hours. Her nomination is the only one for the adaptation of the Pulitzer-winning play of the same name.
3 of 35 Roadside Attractions

Jennifer Lawrence, Winter's Bone

A first-time nominee at 20, Lawrence is the category's second-youngest nominee. The youngest? Keisha Castle-Hughes, who was 13, when she was nominated for Whale Rider.
4 of 35 Fox Searchlight Pictures

Natalie Portman, Black Swan

It's turning into a banner year for Portman. Pregnant and engaged to Black Swan choreographer and actor Benjamin Millepied, the actress snagged her second career nomination.
5 of 35 The Weinstein Company

Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine

A past nominee for Brokeback Mountain, Williams garnered her second nomination in five years, this time in the lead category. Unfortunately, her Blue Valentine other half, Ryan Gosling, missed the lead actor cut.
6 of 35 Focus Features

Javier Bardem, Biutiful

Bardem, who won for his supporting turn in No Country for Old Men three years ago, earned his third nomination for the Spanish-language film Biutiful. After he was overlooked by a number of precursors, many stars campaigned for Bardem, including Julia Roberts, who hosted a special screening of the film.
7 of 35 Paramount Pictures

Jeff Bridges, True Grit

Last year's winner (for Crazy Heart) will aim to become the sixth actor to win back-to-back awards. This is also Bridges' sixth career nomination — the most of all returning nominees. John Wayne won his only Oscar for his portrayal of ruthless Rooster Cogburn in the 1969 adaptation of the Charles Portis novel. Can lightning strike twice?
8 of 35 Columbia Pictures

Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network

Eisenberg earned his first Oscar nomination for his turn as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. Should he win, Eisenberg, at 27, would be the youngest best actor winner ever. The Pianist's Adrien Brody, who was 29 when he won, currently holds the record.
9 of 35 The Weinstein Company

Colin Firth, The King's Speech

A nominee last year for A Single Man, Firth returns this time for his portrayal of the stammering duke who would be king. Can he hang on to his front-runner status?
10 of 35 Fox Searchlight

James Franco, 127 Hours

A man of many, many trades, Franco nabbed his first Oscar nomination for his turn as Aron Ralston, the mountain climber who cut his own arm off after it got lodged by a boulder. Franco's co-hosting the ceremony with Anne Hathaway. The only person to ever win while hosting is David Niven for 1958's Separate Tables.
11 of 35 Paramount

Amy Adams, The Fighter

Is third time the charm for Amy Adams? The Fighter star earned her third nomination in five years for going against-type in the boxing drama.
12 of 35 The Weinstein Company

Helena Bonham Carter, The King's Speech

Thirteen years after getting her first nomination for The Wings of the Dove, Bonham Carter is back in the race as the eventual Queen Mum.
13 of 35 Paramount

Melissa Leo, The Fighter

Leo, who was nominated two years ago in lead for Frozen River, earned her second nomination as Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale's feisty mama.
14 of 35 Paramount

Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit

She's arguably (OK, totally is) a lead in the Western, but Oscar voters followed her supporting campaign instead. Though she's 14, Steinfeld isn't the youngest nominee ever. Tatum O'Neal was 10 when she won for Paper Moon in what was also arguably a lead performance.
15 of 35 Sony Pictures Classics

Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom

Can a feisty crime matriarch take down a feisty boxing matriarch? That's what Weaver, who at 63 earned her first nod, will try to do.
16 of 35 Paramount Pictures

Christian Bale, The Fighter

Regarded as one of the best actors never to have been nominated for an Oscar, Bale finally received his first nod for his transformative turn as boxer-turned-crackhead Dicky Ecklund in The Fighter.
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John Hawkes, Winter's Bone

The veteran character actor earned is first nomination for his turn as Jennifer Lawrence's inscrutable uncle, Teardrop, in Winter's Bone.
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Jeremy Renner, The Town

A lead nominee last year for The Hurt Locker, Renner returns in the supporting race for his tough-guy bank robber in Ben Affleck's The Town.
19 of 35 Focus Features

Mark Ruffalo, The Kids Are All Right

A decade after he was first snubbed (for You Can Count On Me), Ruffalo earned his first nomination as Kids' carefree sperm donor.
20 of 35 The Weinstein Company

Geoffrey Rush, The King's Speech

Rush, who won a lead actor Oscar for 1996's Shine, picked up his fourth nomination for his turn as quirky speech therapist Lionel Logue.
21 of 35 Fox Searchlight

Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan

Ten years after breaking onto the scene with Requiem for a Dream, Aronofksy received his first nomination for best director. Fittingly enough, he and Natalie Portman first discussed doing Black Swan a decade ago too.
22 of 35 Paramount Pictures

Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, True Grit

The brothers won three years ago for No Country for Old Men and made the Oscar shortlist over Inception's Christopher Nolan, now a three-time snubee. Had Nolan been nominated, it would've been the first time in 33 years that the Golden Globe, Directors Guild Awards and Oscar best director nominees matched.
23 of 35 Columbia Pictures

David Fincher, The Social Network

One of the most respected and preeminent directors who have yet to win an Oscar, Fincher seems to be well on his way to earning his first as he's collected precursors left and right. He was nominated two years ago for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
24 of 35 Laurie Sparham/The Weinstein Company

Tom Hooper, The King's Speech

A TV vet (Elizabeth I, John Adams), the Brit snagged his first nomination for the royal drama, which leads with 12 nods. Can such heavy support for the film help Hooper overtake front-runner David Fincher?
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David O. Russell, The Fighter

Once notorious for his on-set feuds with actors (George Clooney on Three Kings, Lily Tomlin on I Heart Huckabees), Russell is now back in Hollywood's good graces with his first nod.
26 of 35 Fox Searchlight Pictures

Black Swan

The psychological thriller is a hit with the audiences and critics (it got a record 12 Broadcast Film Critics Award nominations), but Darren Aronofsky's flick underperformed with Oscar voters, nabbing just five nominations. Mila Kunis, who's earned various precursor mentions, and Barbara Hershey, who received a BAFTA nomination, were both overlooked in the supporting actress race.
27 of 35 Paramount Pictures

The Fighter

A picture four years in the making, Mark Wahlberg's pet project earned seven nominations, including best director and three acting nods. Wahlberg missed the lead actor shortlist, but is nominated as a producer for the boxing drama.
28 of 35 Warner Bros. Pictures

Inception

Christopher Nolan's mindbender picked up eight nominations — but Nolan was snubbed in the director category. This is the third time Oscar's overlooked him, following snubs for Memento and The Dark Knight.
29 of 35 Focus Features

The Kids Are All Right

Lisa Cholodenko semi-autobiographical dramedy scored four nods, including two acting ones — but Annette Bening's leading lady, Julianne Moore, missed out.
30 of 35 The Weinstein Company

The King's Speech

The period piece earned a leading 12 nominations, including director and three acting nominations. It's already upset The Social Network at the Producers Guild Awards (the PGAs and Oscars have mismatched seven times in 21 years), so can it ride the momentum all the way to the Kodak Theatre?
31 of 35 Fox Searchlight Pictures

127 Hours

James Franco's one-man show snagged six nominations, including lead actor and adapted screenplay.
32 of 35 Columbia Pictures

The Social Network

The season-long front-runner earned eight nominations, including lead actor, director and adapted screenplay. But it missed out on a nod in supporting actor for Andrew Garfield (or any other Social dude.)
33 of 35 Disney/Pixar

Toy Story 3

The Pixar hit earned five nominations, including animated feature, which it's got in the bag since it premiered in June. It is the third animated film to be nominated for best picture, following Beauty and the Beast and Up (but Beauty and the Beast was nominated when it was still a field of five.)
34 of 35 Paramount Pictures

True Grit

The Coen brothers' take on the Charles Portis classic garnered 10 nods — the second-highest — including mentions in lead actor, supporting actress and director.
35 of 35 Roadside Attractions

Winter's Bone

The indie fave scored four nominations, including lead actress and supporting actor. TV Guide Network's red carpet coverage begins Sunday at 5 ET/2 PT with Academy Awards Red Carpet Countdown followed by Academy Awards Red Carpet with Chris Harrison at 6 ET/3 PT. The 83rd Annual Academy Awards airs at 8:30/7:30c on ABC. And be sure to tune in to Academy Awards Red Carpet Fashion Wrap on Monday at 8/7c.