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"Gravity," "American Hustle" Lead Oscar Nominations 

ABC/BOB D'AMICO(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) -- Gravity and American Hustle lead the nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, with 10 each.  12 Years a Slave, which had been expected to dominate, was second, with nine nods.  Overall nine films were nominated for Best Picture, out of a possible 10.

Thor and Avengers star Chris Hemsworth joined Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs in revealing the nominees at a Beverly Hills, Calif., news conference.

The Oscars ceremony will air live on ABC on March 2, with Ellen DeGeneres serving as host.

For a complete list of nominees, click HERE.  Here are the nominees in the major categories:

Best Picture
12 Years a Slave
American Hustle
Captain Phillips
Dallas Buyers Club
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actor
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
Christian Bale, American Hustle
Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Best Actress
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Amy Adams, American Hustle

Best Supporting Actor

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Supporting Actress
Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squibb, Nebraska

Best Director
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street
David O. Russell, American Hustle
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Alexander Payne, Nebraska

Best Original Screenplay
American Hustle
Blue Jasmine
Dallas Buyer's Club

Best Adapted Screenplay
Wolf of Wall Street
Before Midnight
Captain Phillips
12 Years a Slave

Best Animated Film
The Croods
Despicable Me 2
Earnest & Celestine
The Wind Rises

Best Original Song
"Ordinary Love" from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, U2
"Happy," from Despicable Me 2, Pharrell Williams
"Let It Go" from Frozen, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez
"The Moon Song," from Her, Karen O. and Spike Jonze
"Alone Yet Not Alone" from Alone Yet Not Alone, Bruce Bruoghton and Dennis Spiegel

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
Missing Picture

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