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

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)

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,"...

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