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

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Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence star in "Silver Linings Playbook." The film received 8 Oscar nods, including Cooper as best actor Thursday morning.

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.

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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  • 220 (66.9%)
  • 75 (22.8%)
  • 34 (10.3%)
  • 329

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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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