Nominees announced for 85th Academy Awards

Seth MacFarlane, host of this year's Academy Awards, and actress Emma Stone have announced the nominations for the 85th annual Academy Awards. Here are the nominees for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Director.

The Academy Awards will be presented on ABC Sunday, Feb. 24.

This year's nominees include:

BEST PICTURE

"Lincoln"

"Zero Dark Thirty"

"Argo"

"Les Miserables"

"Silver Linings Playbook"

Amour"

"Django Unchained"

"Beasts of the Southern Wild"

"Life of Pi"

BEST ACTOR

Daniel Day-Lewis ("Lincoln"),

Bradley Cooper ("Silver Linings Playbook"),

Hugh Jackman ("Les Miserables"),

Denzel Washington ("Flight")

Joaquin Phoenix ("The Master")

BEST ACTRESS

Jessica Chastain ("Zero Dark Thirty")

Jennifer Lawrence ("Silver Linings Playbook")

Quvenzane Wallis ("Beasts of the Southern Wild")

Naomi Watts ("The Impossible")

Emmanuelle Riva ("Amour")

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Tommy Lee Jones ("Lincoln")

Philip Seymour Hoffman ("The Master")

Alan Arkin ("Argo")

Christoph Waltz ("Django Unchained")

Robert DeNiro ("Silver Linings Playbook")

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Anne Hathaway ("Les Miserables")

Sally Field ("Lincoln")

Amy Adams ("The Master")

Helen Hunt ("The Sessions")

Jackie Weaver ("Silver Linings Playbook")

BEST DIRECTOR

Steven Spielberg ("Lincoln")

Ang Lee ("Life of Pi")

Michael Haneke ("Amour")

Benh Zeitlin ("Beasts of the Southern Wild")

David O. Russell ("Silver Linings Playbook")

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