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'Silver Linings' gets 8 Oscar nods, including Cooper as best actor

Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence star in "Silver Linings Playbook." The film received 8 Oscar nods, including Cooper as best actor Thursday morning.
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence star in "Silver Linings Playbook." The film received 8 Oscar nods, including Cooper as best actor Thursday morning.
Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence star in "Silver Linings Playbook." The film received 8 Oscar nods, including Cooper as best actor Thursday morning. Gallery: 'Silver Linings' gets 8 Oscar nods, including Cooper as best actor
2013 Oscar Nominations Announced Video: 2013 Oscar Nominations Announced

Although 'Lincoln' led Academy Award contenders this morning with 12 nominations, locally shot 'Silver Linings Playbook drew a surprising eight nominations including best picture, best actor, best actress, supporting actor, supporting actress, director, editing, and writing.

Silver Linings was shot in and around the Philadelphia area. And Bradley Cooper, also a Philly-area native, captured a best actor nomination.

The movie is based on a novel by Matthew Quick, originally from Oaklyn, Camden County, and a graduate of Collingswood High School and former English teacher in Haddonfield.

Winners will be announced Feb. 24 in Hollywood.

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    Check back for details as they develop.  The following is a list of nominees of the top categories for the 85th Academy Awards.

    BEST PICTURE:
    Amour
    Argo
    Beasts of the Southern Wild
    Django Unchained
    Les Misérables
    Life of Pi
    Lincoln
    Silver Linings Playbook
    Zero Dark Thirty

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    ACTOR in a Leading Role:
    Bradley Cooper
    Silver Linings Playbook

    Daniel Day-Lewis
    Lincoln

    Hugh Jackman
    Les Misérables

    Joaquin Phoenix
    The Master

    Denzel Washington
    Flight

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    ACTRESS in a Leading Role:
    Jessica Chastain
    Zero Dark Thirty

    Jennifer Lawrence
    Silver Linings Playbook

    Emmanuelle Riva
    Amour

    Quvenzhané Wallis
    Beasts of the Southern Wild

    Naomi Watts
    The Impossible

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    ACTOR in a Supporting Role:
    Alan Arkin
    Argo

    Robert De Niro
    Silver Linings Playbook

    Philip Seymour Hoffman
    The Master

    Tommy Lee Jones
    Lincoln

    Christoph Waltz
    Django Unchained
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    ACTRESS in a Supporting Role:
    Amy Adams
    The Master

    Sally Field
    Lincoln

    Anne Hathaway
    Les Misérables

    Helen Hunt
    The Sessions

    Jacki Weaver
    Silver Linings Playbook

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    DIRECTING:
    Amour
    Michael Haneke

    Beasts of the Southern Wild
    Benh Zeitlin

    Life of Pi
    Ang Lee

    Lincoln
    Steven Spielberg

    Silver Linings Playbook
    David O. Russell

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    EDITING:
    Argo
    William Goldenberg

    Life of Pi
    Tim Squyres

    Lincoln
    Michael Kahn

    Silver Linings Playbook
    Jay Cassidy and Crispin Struthers

    Zero Dark Thirty
    Dylan Tichenor and William Goldenberg

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    FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
    Amour
    Austria

    Kon-Tiki
    Norway

    No
    Chile

    A Royal Affair
    Denmark

    War Witch
    Canada

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    ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

    Brave
    Frankenweenie
    ParaNorman
    The Pirates! Band of Misfits
    Wreck-It Ralph

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