Date: 16th January 2014
American Hustle and space movie Gravity lead this year's Oscar nominations with 10 nods each.
American Hustle was shortlisted in all four acting categories for its stars Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence.
It is also up for best picture alongside Gravity, which earned a best director nod for Alfonso Cuaron and best actress for Sandra Bullock.
12 Years a Slave's nine nominations included best director and picture.
British film Philomena is up for four awards, including best picture.
Captain Phillips, 12 Years a Slave, Nebraska, The Wolf of Wall Street, Dallas Buyers Club and Her are also among the nine films nominated for the coveted top award.
In the best director category, David O Russell faces competition from McQueen, Cuaron, Nebraska's Alexander Payne and Martin Scorsese for The Wolf of Wall Street.
It is Amy Adams's fifth Oscar nomination - and her first in the leading actress category - having previously been nominated for her supporting roles in The Master (2012), The Fighter (2010), Doubt (2008) and Junebug (2005) - however she has never collected a statuette to date.
She will compete with Bullock, Cate Blanchett for Blue Jasmine, Dame Judi Dench for Philomena and Meryl Streep - who scored her 18th Oscar nomination - for August: Osage County.
See full list of Oscar nominations here
Source: Press Release