Slideshow: Oscar nominees

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Best Picture nominee;
'Gravity'
This film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from "Gravity." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, File)
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Best Picture nominee:
'American Hustle'
This film image released by Sony Pictures shows, from left, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper, Jeremy Renner, Christian Bale and Jennifer Lawrence in a scene from "American Hustle." (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures, Francois Duhamel)
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Best Picture nominee:
'12 Years A Slave'
This image released by Fox Searchlight shows Chiwetel Ejiofor, center, in a scene from the film, "12 Years A Slave." The film was nominated for a Directors Guild award on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. The winners will be announced on Jan. 25. (AP Photo/Fox Searchlight, Jaap Buitendijk)
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Best Picture nominee:
'Wolf of Wall Street'
This film image released by Paramount Pictures shows Jonah Hill, left, and Leonardo DiCaprio in a scene from "The Wolf of Wall Street." Hill was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, for his role in the film. DiCaprio was also nominated for best actor. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures and Red Granite Pictures, Mary Cybulski)
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Best Picture nominee:
"Dallas Buyers Club'
This image released by Focus Features shows Matthew McConaughey as Ron Woodroof in a scene from the film, "Dallas Buyers Club." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Focus Features, Anne Marie Fox)
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Best Picture nominee:
'Captain Phillips'
This film image released by Sony - Columbia Pictures shows Tom Hanks, center, in a scene from "Captain Phillips." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Sony - Columbia Pictures)
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Best Picture nominee:
'Nebraska'
This image released by Paramount Pictures shows Bruce Dern as Woody Grant, left, and Will Forte as David Grant in a scene from the film "Nebraska." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Paramount Pictures)
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Best Picture nominee:
'Philomena'
This image released by The Weinstein Company shows Judi Dench, left, and Steve Coogan in a scene from "Philomena." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/The Weinstein Company, Alex Bailey
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Best Picture nominee:
'Her'
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from "Her." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best picture on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014. The 86th Academy Awards will be held on March 2. (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures)

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The Oscar nominations announced Thursday included many predicted favorities.

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