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2014 Oscar nominees announced! Gravity and American Hustle lead the pack

The eagerly anticipated 2014 Oscar nominees have just been revealed and they do not disappoint. Who is leading the pack and who will come out victorious?

Gravity leads the pack of the 2014 Oscar nominees

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:

Best Actress

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best Actor

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

Best Picture

12 Years a Slave

American Hustle

Captain Phillips

Dallas Buyers Club





The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Director

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.

Tell us what you think of this year’s Oscar nominees?

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