"American Hustle," "Gravity" Lead Oscar Nominees

(Beverly Hills, CA) -- It's a crowded field of nominees in Oscar's Best Picture category. Nine films are up for the honor this year. The list includes "American Hustle," "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club," "Gravity," "Her," "Nebraska," "Philomena," "12 Years A Slave" and "The Wolf of Wall Street." "American Hustle" and "Gravity" lead the list of nominees with ten nominations each. "Twelve Years A Slave" garnered nine nods. Acting nods went to Christian Bale, Bruce Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Matthew McConaughey for Best Actor. The Best Actress category includes Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Judi Dench and Meryl Streep.
"Thor" star Chris Hemsworth joined Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs in announcing the nominees at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills Thursday. Ellen DeGeneres will host the 86th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 2nd at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. ABC will televise the star-studded ceremony live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.
Here are the nominees for the 86th Academy Awards:
Best Picture
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
Gravity
Her
Nebraska
Philomena
12 Years a Slave
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 Buyers Club
Best Actress
Amy Adams - American Hustle
Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock - Gravity
Judi Dench - Philomena
Meryl Streep - August: Osage County
Best Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips
Radley Cooper - American Hustle
Michael Fassbender - 12 Years A Slave
Jonah Hill - The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club
Best Supporting Actress
Sally Hawkins - Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle
Lupita Nyong'o - 12 Years a Slag
Julia Roperts - 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
Original Song
Alone Yet Not Alone - Alone Yet Not Alone
Happy - Despicable Me 2
Let It Go - Frozen
The Moon Song - Her
Ordinary Love - Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
Adapted Screenplay
Before Midnight
Captain Phillips
Philomena
12 Years a Slave
The Wolf of Wall Street
Original Screenplay
American Hustle
Blue Jasmine
Dallas Buyers Club
Her
Nebraska
Best Animated Feature Film
The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Ernest & Celestine
Frozen
The Wind Rises
Best Documentary Feature
The Act of Killing
Cutie and the Boxer
Dirty Wars
The Square
20 Feet From Stardom
Best Foreign Language Film
The Broken Circle Breakdown
The Great Beauty
The Hunt
The Missing Picture
Omar