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American Hustle, Gravity top Oscar nods with 10 each

Published on Jan 16, 2014 10:27 PM

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Crime caper American Hustle and 3-D space spectacular Gravity topped the Oscar nominations list on Thursday with 10 each, followed by historical drama 12 Years A Slave with nine.

They were among nine movies nominated for best picture for the March 2 Academy Awards, along with Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, Nebraska, Philomena, and The Wolf Of Wall Street. Somali pirate drama Captain Phillips, Aids activist film Dallas Buyers Club and black and white road movie Nebraska were next with six nods each, according to a list released by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Martin Scorsese's epic about financial greed The Wolf Of Wall Street and futuristic love story Her each got five nominations, which were announced in a pre-dawn ceremony in Beverly Hills.

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.

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