‘Gravity,’ ‘American Hustle’ Lead Academy Award Nominations

American Hustle

It is time to head to the movies. 

The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards were announced and revealed by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science early Thursday morning.  

Leading the pack – or the filmstrip – are “Gravity” and “American Hustle” with 10 nominations each, including Best Picture. 

The Golden Globe Award winner for Best Motion Picture, Drama “12 Years a Slave” follows right behind them with nine nominations. 

Besides its Best Picture nomination, “American Hustle” is also nominated for Best Actor for Christian Bale, Best Supporting Actor for Bradley Coopers, Best Actress for Amy Adam’s performance and Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence. 

As for “Gravity,” it is also nominated for Leading Actress with Sandra Bullock and Best Director, el mexicano Alfonso Cuarón. 

The other films nominated for Best Picture are: “12 Years a Slave,” “Philomena,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Nebraska,” “Her,” “Captain Phillips,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”  

This year, nine films are nominated for Best Picture whereas other years it has been the minimum of five and others the maximum of 10.  

For the full list of this year’s Oscar nominations, click here

The 86th Academy Awards will be hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and will air live on March 2 desde el Dolby Theater en Hollywood por ABC.

How many of the peliculas nominated for Best Picture have you seen?