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Everything you need to know about the 2014 Oscar nominees

On Thursday morning, Thor took a break from throwing his hammer at things and making out with Natalie Portman to announce the official nominees for the 86th Annual Academy Awards.

Everything you need to know about the 2014 Oscar nominees

On Thursday morning, Thor took a break from throwing his hammer at things and making out with Natalie Portman to announce the official nominees for the 86th Annual Academy Awards. 

Gravity and American Hustle lead the way with 10 nods a piece, but 12 Years a Slave is close behind with nine of its own.

The 86th Annual Academy Awards will be broadcast from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 2, 2014. Coverage starts at 7 p.m. EST on ABC.

For now, though, here's everything you need to know about this year's nominees.

Best Picture

12 Years a Slave - Review, Rotten Tomatoes (97%)

Best Way to Watch: It's still in theaters, kind of.

Click here to watch the trailer.

American Hustle - Review, Rotten Tomatoes (93%)

Best Way to Watch: It's still in theaters.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Captain Phillips - Review, Rotten Tomatoes (93%)

Best Way to Watch: It's still in theaters, kind of. Also, it comes out on DVD/iTunes/On Demand on 1/21.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Dallas Buyers Club - Review, Rotten Tomatoes (93%)

Best Way to Watch: Still in theaters.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Gravity - Review, Rotten Tomatoes (97%)

Best Way to Watch: It's being re-released in theaters on Friday.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Her - Review, Rotten Tomatoes (93%)

Best Way to Watch: It's still in theaters.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Nebraska - Review, Rotten Tomatoes (91%)

Best Way to Watch: It's still in theaters.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Philomena - Review, Rotten Tomatoes (92%)

Best Way to Watch: It's still in theaters.

Click here to watch the trailer.

The Wolf of Wall Street - Review, Rotten Tomatoes (76%)

Best Way to Watch: It's still in theaters.

Click here to watch the trailer.

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Alexander Payne, Nebraska

David O. Russell, American Hustle

Martin Scorsese, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County

Best Actor

Christian Bale, American Hustle

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actor

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Bradley Cooper, American Hustle

Jonah Hill, The Wolf of Wall Street

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best 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

Best Adapted Screenplay

 

Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope, Philomena

Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke, and Richard Linklater, Before Midnight

Billy Ray, Captain Phillips

John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave

Terence Winter, The Wolf of Wall Street

 

Best Original Screenplay

Woody Allen, Blue Jasmine

Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack, Dallas Buyers Club

Spike Jonze, Her

Bob Nelson, Nebraska

David O. Russell and Eric Singer, American Hustle

Best Foreign Film

Belgium, The Broken Circle Breakdown

Cambodia, The Missing Picture

Denmark, The Hunt

Italy, The Great Beauty

Palestine, Omar

Best Documentary Feature

20 Feet from Stardom

The Act of Killing

Cutie and the Boxer

Dirty Wars 

The Square 

Best Animated Feature

The Croods

Despicable Me 2

Ernest & Celestine

Frozen

The Wind Rises

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