The King's Speech, True Grit Lead 2011 Oscar Nominations
The nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced this morning. The King’s Speech garnered the most, raking in a dozen, including best picture, best director (Tom Hoper) and best actor (Colin Firth in the title role of King George VI). True Grit secured the second-most, with 10 nominations likewise securing spots in the top categories: best picture, best director (Coen Brothers) and best actor (for Jeff Bridges, last year’s best actor). Surprisingly, The Social Network, which swept the Golden Globes, tied with Inception for third, with The Fighter following closely behind.
This year’s Oscar Ceremony will air on Sunday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.
Check out the nominees for the top categories below and see the full list here.
The Kids Are All Right
The King’s Speech
The Social Network
Toy Story 3
Darren Aronofsky for Black Swan
Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for True Grit
David Fincher for The Social Network
Tom Hooper for The King’s Speech
David O. Russell for The Fighter
Actor in a Leading Role
Javier Bardem in Biutiful
Jeff Bridges in True Grit
Jesse Eisenberg in The Social Network
James Franco in 127 Hours
Colin Firth in The King’s Speech
Actress in a Leading Role
Annette Bening in The Kids Are All Right
Nicole Kidman in Rabbit Hole
Jennifer Lawrence in Winter’s Bone
Natalie Portman in Black Swan
Michelle Williams in Blue Valentine
How to Train Your Dragon
Toy Story 3
Exit through the Gift Shop
Foreign Language Film
In a Better World: Denmark
Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi): Algeria
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