American Hustle, Gravity Score 10 Oscar Nods Each

'12 Years a Slave' gets 9 Academy Award nominations
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 16, 2014 8:01 AM CST
American Hustle Nominated for All the Biggest Oscars
This film image released by Sony Pictures shows, from left, Amy Adams, as Sydney Prosser, Bradley Cooper, as Richie Dimaso , Jeremy Renner, as Mayor Carmine Polito, Christian Bale as Irving Rosenfeld, and Jennifer Lawrence as Rosalyn Rosenfeld, in a scene from "American Hustle." The film was nominated...   (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures, Francois Duhamel)

American Hustle was a big winner at this morning's Academy Award nominations announcement, snagging nods in seven major categories: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and all four of the acting categories. Fellow Best Picture nominee Gravity tied Hustle for most overall nominations, with 10 apiece, the AP reports. 12 Years a Slave, also nominated for Best Picture, followed with nine nominations. The rest of the Best Picture nominees: The Wolf of Wall Street, Nebraska, Captain Phillips, Dallas Buyers Club, Her, and Philomena. Click for the complete list of nominations. The ceremony airs Sunday, March 2. (More Oscars stories.)

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