2013 Oscar Nominations Announced

Nine movies are nominated for Best Picture.

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced their nominations for the 85th annual Academy Awards in an early-morning presentation hosted by Seth McFarlane and Emma Stone. 

The Best Picture category has nine nominees this year - after a rule change a few years ago, there can be as many as ten. 

Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field, leads the nominations with 12; Life of Pi, based on the book of the same name, had 11. 

See our list below of the Best Picture and acting categories and check out a full list here

The awards will be held on February 24, 2013 at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles. 

Read actress Toni Downey's blogs on Les Miserables and Silver Linings Playbook.

Best Picture:

  • Amour
  • Argo
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Django Unchained
  • Les Miserables
  • Life of Pi
  • Lincoln
  • Silver Linings Playbook
  • Zero Dark Thirty


  • Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
  • Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
  • Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
  • Denzel Washington, Flight


  • Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
  • Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Emmanuelle Riva, Amour
  • Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
  • Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Supporting Actor:

  • Alan Arkin, Argo
  • Robert De Niro, Silver Linings Playbook
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
  • Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln
  • Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Supporting Actress:

  • Amy Adams, The Master
  • Sally Field, Lincoln
  • Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
  • Helen Hunt, The Sessions
  • Jacki Weaver, Silver Linings Playbook


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