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American Hustle, Gravity Lead Oscar Nominations

American Hustle and Gravity topped Thursday's Academy Award nominations with 10 each, with the former landing nods in all four acting categories.The films will ...

Joyce Eng

American Hustle and Gravity topped Thursday's Academy Award nominations with 10 each, with the former landing nods in all four acting categories.

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The films will face off with Captain PhillipsDallas Buyers ClubHerNebraska, Philomena12 Years a Slave and The Wolf of Wall Street for best picture.
For the second year in a row, David O. Russell scored acting nods in all four races. Hustle stars Amy Adams is up for Best Actress, Christian Bale for Best Actor, Bradley Cooper for Best Supporting Actor and Jennifer Lawrence for Best Supporting Actress. Hustle is the 15th film to receive acting nods in all four categories, just a year after Silver Linings Playbook became the first movie in 31 years to do so.

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Russell received his second consecutive directing nomination. His competition includes Alfonso Cuaron (Gravity), Alexander Payne (Nebraska), Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave) and Martin Scorsese (The Wolf of Wall Street).Adams, a four-time Oscar loser, is up against all previous winners: Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), Sandra Bullock (Gravity), Judi Dench (Philomena) and Meryl Streep (August: Osage County). Already the most-nominated performer in Oscar history, Streep extended her record to 18 nods.In Best Actor, Bale knocked out Tom Hanks (Captain Phillips) and will vie for his second Oscar against Bruce Dern (Nebraska), Leonardo DiCaprio(The Wolf of Wall Street), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) and Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club).See the list nominations below.The 86th Academy Awards airs Sunday, March 2 at 8:30 p.m. ET/ 5:30 p.m. PT on ABC.Picture
American Hustle
Captain PhillipsDallas Buyers Club
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
DirectorDavid O. Russell, American HustleAlfonso Cuaron, GravityAlexander Payne, NebraskaSteve McQueen, 12 Years a SlaveMartin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall StreetDrama Lead Actor
Christian Bale, American Hustle
Bruce Dern, NebraskaLeonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall StreetChiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers ClubDrama Lead Actress Amy Adams, American HustleCate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock
Judi Dench, Philomena
Meryl Streep, August: Osage CountySupporting Actor Barkhad Abdi, Captain PhillipsBradley Cooper, American HustleMichael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall StreetJared Leto, Dallas Buyers ClubSupporting Actress Sally Hawkins, Blue JasmineJennifer Lawrence, American HustleLupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a SlaveJulia Roberts, August: Osage CountyJune Squibb, NebraskaOriginal Screenplay
David O. Russell and Eric Warren Singer,American HustleWoody Allen, Blue JasmineCraig Borten and Melisa Wallick, Dallas Buyers Club  Spike Jonze,HerBob Olsen,Nebraska
Adapted ScreenplayRichard Linklater, Julie Deply, and Ethan Hawke, Before MidnightBilly Ray, Captain PhillipsSteve Coogan and Jeff Pope, PhilomenaJohn Ridley, 12 Years a SlaveTerence Winter, The Wolf of Wall Street
Animated FeatureThe Croods
Despicable Me 2
Ernest & Celestine
The Wind Rises
Foreign Language FilmThe Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium) The Great Beauty (Italy) The Hunt (Denmark)The Missing Picture (Cambodia)Omar (Palestine)