It's the most eagerly anticipated awards show of the year and the 2014 Oscar award nominees have not disappointed.
Announced on Thursday morning from Beverly Hills, California, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, who was accompanied by Chris Hemsworth, revealed who's in the running to nab the most prestigious Hollywood award.
This year's candidates are especially strong with David O. Russell's American Hustle and Alfonso Cuaron's 3D space hit Gravity leading the pack with 10 nominations each. Who will be victorious?
The 2014 Oscar nominees include:
Amy Adams, American Hustle
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Sandra Bullock, Gravity
Judi Dench, Philomena
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County
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
Best Supporting Actor
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle
Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine
Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County
June Squibb, Nebraska
12 Years a Slave
Dallas Buyers Club
The Wolf of Wall Street
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips
Alexander Payne, Nebraska
David O. Russell, American Hustle
Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street
With a theme of movie heroes and funny woman Ellen DeGeneres leading the presenters pack, the 86th Annual Academy Awards is definitely set to be one of the most exciting years.
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