The 2013 Oscar Nominees Are…

Posted 10/01/2013


The 2013 Oscar Nominees Are…

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Celebs don't like to be woken up early…except on Oscar nomination day! At 5:30 AM Hollywood time on Thursday, 10 January, Seth MacFarlane--host of this year's 24 February ceremony--and It Girl Emma Stone announced the nominees for the 85th annual Academy Awards. And certain lucky actors were no doubt very excited to be woken up by their phone ringing! (Seth did suggest they move this tradition to noon, however.)

As usual, there were a few surprises—and snubs—in a list of largely expected names. "Lincoln," "Life of Pi" and "Les Miserables" all snagged Best Picture nods as expected, with "Lincoln" the front-runner with 12 nominations. But while "Argo," "Django Unchained," and "Zero Dark Thirty" all got Best Picture nods, their directors (Ben Affleck, Quentin Tarantino, and Kathryn Bigelow) were all snubbed.

Among the happy surprises: relatively low-profile movie "Silver Linings Playbook" got a Best Picture nod and nominees in all four acting categories—including Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert DeNiro, and Aussie actress Jackie Weaver, whose name was hardly mentioned as a potential contender. And "Beasts of the Southern Wild" scored Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay nominations plus a Best Actress nod for the enchanting Quvenzhané Wallis, the youngest nominee ever.

With an interesting mix of talents in contention--and a preview of Seth MacFarlane's quippy style as Oscars host--we're already super excited for this year's ceremony! Here are the fantastic films and talented folks nominated for major 2013 Academy Awards. Stay tuned to Movies.MTV for all the latest breaking Oscars news, photos, and scoop!

Best Picture
"Beasts of the Southern Wild"
"Django Unchained"
"Les Miserables"
"Life of Pi"
"Silver Linings Playbook"
"Zero Dark Thirty"

Best Director
David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"
Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"
Michael Haneke, "Amour"
Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Best Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, "Lincoln"
Bradley Cooper, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Hugh Jackman, "Les Miserables"
Joaquin Phoenix, "The Master"
Denzel Washington, "Flight"

Best Actress
Jessica Chastain, "Zero Dark Thirty"
Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Emmanuelle Riva, "Amour"
Naomi Watts, "The Impossible"
Quvenzhané Wallis, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Best Supporting Actor
Alan Arkin, "Argo"
Robert DeNiro, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Philip Seymour Hoffman,"The Master"
Tommy Lee Jones, "Lincoln"
Christoph Waltz, "Django Unchained"

Best Supporting Actress
Amy Adams, "The Master"
Sally Field, "Lincoln"
Anne Hathaway, "Les Miserables"
Helen Hunt, "The Sessions"
Jackie Weaver, "Silver Linings Playbook"

Best Original Screenplay
"Django Unchained"
"Moonrise Knigdom"
"Zero Dark Thirty"

Best Adapted Screenplay
"Beasts of the Southern Wild"
"Life of Pi"
"Silver Linings Playbook"

Best Original Score
"Anna Karenina", Dario Marianelli
"Argo", Alexandre Desplat
"Life of Pi", Mychael Danna
"Lincoln", John Williams
"Skyfall", Thomas Newman

Best Original Song
"Before My Time" ("Chasing Ice"), music and lyric by J. Ralph
"Everybody Needs A Best Friend" ("Ted"), music by Walter Murphy, lyric by Seth MacFarlane
"Pi's Lullaby" ("Life of Pi"), music by Mychael Danna, lyric by Bombay Jayashri
"Skyfall" ("Skyfall"), music and lyric by Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth
"Suddenly" ("Les Miserables"), music by Claude-Michel Schonbergm, lyric by Herbert Kretzmer and Alain Boublil

Best Foreign Language Film
"Amour" (Austria)
"Kon-tiki" (Norway)
"No" (Chile)
"A Royal Affair" (Denmark)
"War Witch" (Canada)

Best Animated Feature Film
"The Pirates, Band of Misfits"
"Wreck-it Ralph"

Best Documentary Feature
"5 Broken Cameras"
"The Gatekeepers"
"How To Survive A Plague"
"The Invisible War"
"Searching For Sugar Man"

Best Documentary, Short Subject
"Kings Point"
"Mondays at Racine"
"Open Heart"

Best Short Film (Live Action)
"Asad", Bryan Buckley and Mino Jarjoura
"Buzkashi Boys", Sam French, Ariel Nasr
"Curfew", Shawn Christensen
"Death of a Shadow (Dood van een Schaduw)," Tom van Avermaet, Ellen De Waele
"Henry", Yan England

Best Short Film (Animated)
"Adam and Dog", Minkyu Lee
Fresh Guacamole", PES
"Head Over Heels", Timothy Reckart, Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly
"Maggie Simpson in 'The Longest Daycare'", David Silverman
"Paperman", John Kahrs

Best Visual Effects
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey", Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton, R. Christopher White
"Life of Pi", Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer, Donald R. Elliott
"The Avengers", Janek Sirrs, Jeff White, Guy Williams, Dan Sudick
"Prometheus", Richard Stammers, Trevor Wood, Charley Henley, Martin Hill
"Snow White and the Huntsman", Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, Philip Brennan, Neil Corbould, Michael Dawson

Best Film Editing
"Life of Pi"
"Silver Linings Playbook"
"Zero Dark Thirty"

Best Sound Editing
"Argo", Erik Aadahl, Ethan van der Ryn
"Django Unchained", Wylie Stateman
"Life of Pi", Eugene Gearty, Philip Stockton
"Skyfall", Per Hallberg, Karen Baker Landers
"Zero Dark Thirty", Paul N.J. Ottosson

Best Sound Mixing
"Argo", John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff, Jose Antonio Garcia
"Les Miserables", Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson, Simon Hayes
"Life of Pi", Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill, Drew Kunin
"Lincoln", Andy Nelson, Gary Rydstrom, Ronald Judkins
"Skyfall", Scott Millan, Greg P. Russell, Stuart Wilson

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"
"Les Miserables"