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American Hustle, Gravity lead Oscar race with 10 nods each

Agencies   January 16, 2014
First Published: 19:46 IST(16/1/2014) | Last Updated: 07:46 IST(17/1/2014)

Con-men caper American Hustle and space thriller Gravity led Oscar nominees on Thursday with 10 nominations each, including Best Picture, in the race for the world's top film prize.

Slavery drama 12 Years a Slave received nine nominations, including in the Best Picture category.

The Oscars are given out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and this year's winners will be named at a ceremony hosted by comedian Ellen DeGeneres in Los Angeles on March 2.

Here're other nominations:

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

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

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

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

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(With inputs from Reuters)

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