Nominees in main Oscars categories

Winners will be announced at the 85th Academy Awards show on 24 February in the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood
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First Published: Fri, Jan 11 2013. 10 15 AM IST
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Updated: Tue, Feb 19 2013. 05 39 PM IST
Los Angeles: Here are the nominees in the main categories for this year’s Oscars, as well as the number of nominations for each film which garnered two or more nods, and their distributors.
The winners will be announced at the 85th Academy Awards show on 24 February in the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
Best picture: Amour, Argo, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty.
Best director: Michael Haneke for Amour, Benh Zeitlin for Beasts of the Southern Wild, Ang Lee for Life of Pi, Steven Spielberg for Lincoln, and David O. Russell for Silver Linings Playbook.
Best leading actor: Bradley Cooper for Silver Linings Playbook, Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln, Hugh Jackman for Les Miserables, Joaquin Phoenix for The Master, and Denzel Washington for Flight.
Best leading actress: Jessica Chastain for Zero Dark Thirty, Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook, Emmanuelle Riva for Amour, Quvenzhane Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild, and Naomi Watts for The Impossible.
Best supporting actor: Alan Arkin for Argo, Robert De Niro for Silver Linings Playbook, Philip Seymour Hoffman for The Master, Tommy Lee Jones for Lincoln, and Christoph Waltz for Django Unchained.
Best supporting actress: Amy Adams for The Master, Sally Field for Lincoln, Anne Hathaway for Les Miserables, Helen Hunt for The Sessions, and Jacki Weaver for Silver Linings Playbook.
Best foreign language film: Amour (Austria), Kon-Tiki (Norway), No (Chile), A Royal Affair (Denmark) and War Witch (Canada).
Best animated feature: Brave, Frankenweenie, ParaNorman, The Pirates! Band of Misfits and Wreck-It Ralph.
Number of nominations for films with two or more nods, and their distribution company:
Lincoln — 12, Walt Disney/20th Century Fox.
Life of Pi — 11, 20th Century Fox.
Les Miserables — 8, Universal.
Silver Linings Playbook — 8, The Weinstein Company.
Argo — 7, Warner Bros.
Amour — 5, Sony Pictures Classics.
Django Unchained — 5, The Weinstein Company.
Skyfall — 5, Sony Pictures Releasing and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Zero Dark Thirty — 5, Sony Pictures Releasing.
Anna Karenina — 4, Focus Features.
Beasts of the Southern Wild — 4, Fox Searchlight.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey — 3, Warner Bros and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
The Master — 3, The Weinstein Company.
Flight — 2, Paramount.
Snow White and the Huntsman — 2, Universal.
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First Published: Fri, Jan 11 2013. 10 15 AM IST
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