The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, which will be held at the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard and North Highland Avenue in Los Angeles, on March 2, and will air live on ABC.

Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper starrer “American Hustle” and Sandra Bullock starrer “Gravity” lead with 10 nominations each.

The nominations for Best Picture include, space thriller “Gravity,” crime drama “American Hustle,” adventure biography “Captain Phillips,” comedy drama “Nebraska,” slavery drama “12 Years a Slave,” historical biography “Dallas Buyers Club,” dishonest stockbroker saga “The Wolf of Wall Street,” romantic drama “Her” and “Philomena."

Christian Bale is nominated as the Actor in a Leading Role for “American Hustle,” with contenders like Chiwetel Ejiofor for “12 Years a Slave,” Bruce Dern for “Nebraska,” Matthew McConaughey for “Dallas Buyers Club” and Leonardo DiCaprio for “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

Sandra Bullock who won the People’s Choice Award for “Gravity” is also nominated for an Oscars for Actress in a Leading Role. The others nominated in this category are Amy Adams for “American Hustle,” Judi Dench for “Philomena,” Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmine” and Meryl Streep for “August: Osage County.”

The nominations for best director at this year’s Academy Awards include David O. Russell for “American Hustle,” Alfonso Cuaron for “Gravity,” Alexander Payne for “Nebraska,” Steve McQueen for “12 Years a Slave” and Martin Scorsese for “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

The Actor in A Supporting Role category nominations include Barkhad Abdi for “Captain Phillips,” Bradley Cooper for “American Hustle,” Michael Fassbender for “12 Years a Slave,” Jonah Hill for “The Wolf of Wall Street” and Jared Leto for “Dallas Buyers Club.”

The supporting actress nominations include Sally Hawkins for “Blue Jasmine,” Julia Roberts for “August: Osage County,” Jennifer Lawrence for “American Hustle,” June Squibb for “Nebraska” and Lupita Nyong’o for “12 Years a Slave.”

The other nominations for the Academy Awards are:

Animated Feature Film: 

The Croods


Despicable Me 2

The Wind Rises

Ernest & Celestine


Philippe Le Sourd (The Grandmaster)

Emmanuel Lubezki (Gravity)

Bruno Delbonnel (Inside Llewyn Davis)

Phedon Papamichael (Nebraska)

Roger A. Deakins (Prisoners)

Costume Design:

Michael Wilkinson (American Hustle)

William Chang Suk Ping (The Grandmaster)

Catherine Martin (The Great Gatsby)

Michael O'Connor (The Invisible Woman)

Patricia Norris (12 Years a Slave)

Documentary Feature:

The Act of Killing

Cutie and the Boxer

Dirty Wars

The Square

20 Feet from Stardom

Documentary Short Subject:


Facing Fear

Karama Has No Walls

The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life

Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall

Film Editing:

Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers and Alan Baumgarten (American Hustle)

Christopher Rouse (Captain Phillips)

John Mac McMurphy and Martin Pensa (Dallas Buyers Club)

Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger (Gravity)

Joe Walker (12 Years a Slave)

Foreign Language Film:

The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium)

The Great Beauty (Italy)

The Hunt (Denmark)

The Missing Picture (Cambodia)

Omar (Palestine)


John Williams (The Book Thief)

Steven Price (Gravity)

William Butler and Owen Pallett(Her)

Alexandre Desplat (Philomena)

Thomas Newman (Saving Mr. Banks)