Academy Award nominations announced; 'Gravity' and 'American Hustle' lead Oscar contenders

The 86th annual Academy Award nominations are being announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and 'Gravity' and

For best actor, the nominees were Christian Bale

For best actor, the nominees were Christian Bale for "American Hustle," Bruce Dern for "Nebraska," Leonardo DiCaprio for "The Wolf of Wall Street," Chiwetel Ejiofor for "12 Years a Slave" and Matthew McConaughey for "Dallas Buyers Club." AFP PHOTO / Robyn BECKROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images (Credit: Getty ROBYN BECK)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - The 86th annual Academy Award nominations are being announced in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

'Gravity' and 'American Hustle' lead the Oscar contenders with 10 nominations each. They are both in the running for best motion picture, along with "12 Years a Slave," ''Captain Phillips," ''Dallas Buyers Club," ''Her," ''Nebraska," "Philomena" and ''The Wolf of Wall Street."

The nominees for lead actress in a motion picture are: Amy Adams, "American Hustle"; Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine"; Sandra Bullock, "Gravity"; Judi Dench, "Philomena"; and Meryl Streep, "August: Osage County".

For lead actor in a motion picture, the nominees are: 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."

The Oscars will be presented March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and broadcast live on ABC.

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