2014 Oscar nominations
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards Thursday morning.
Most of the nominations were given to American Hustle, Gravity and 12 Years A Slave. American Hustle and Gravity each received 10 nominations, 12 Years A Slave receiving nine.
If director of 12 Years A Slave, Steve McQueen wins best director for the film, it will be the first black filmmaker to do so.
Some who did not receive nominations included: Emma Thompson for role as P.L. Travers, in Saving Mr. Banks even though she received a nomination for the Golden Globes; Saving Mr. Banks, and Tom Hanks even though he had two chances for nomination with his films Saving Mr. Banks and Captain Phillips.
The Oscars will air on March 2 on ABC and hosted by Ellen DeGeneres.
The following are five of the categories for the Academy Awards including film and acting. For a complete list of nominees, go to the Oscar website, here.
- American Hustle
- Captain Phillips
- Dallas Buyers Club
- The Wolf of Wall Street
- 12 Years a Slave
- Christian Bale, American Hustle
- Bruce Dern, Nebraska
- Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
- Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
- Chiwetel Ejofor, 12 Years a Slave
- Amy Adams, American Hustle
- Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
- Sandra Bullock, Gravity
- Judi Dench, Philomena
- Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
- Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
- Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
- Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years A Slave
- Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
- June Squibb, Nebraska
- Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
- Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
- Michael Fassbender, 12 Years A Slave
- Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street
- Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club