Los Angeles - Con artist caper "American Hustle" and space thriller "Gravity" came out on top of the Oscar nominations Thursday, earning ten nods apiece for the top prize in the US movie industry.
A giant screen shows the Oscar nominees for Best Picture, at the 86th Academy Awards nominations announcement in Beverly Hills, California January 16, 2014. Crime caper "American Hustle" and 3D space spectacular "Gravity" topped the Oscar nominations list Thursday with 10 each, followed by historical drama "12 Years a Slave" with nine. They were among nine movies nominated for best picture for the March 2 Academy Awards, along with "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club," "Her," "Nebraska," "Philomena," and "The Wolf of Wall Street." The Oscars will be held on March 2. AFP PHOTO
The David O Russell comedy and Alfonso Cuaron's outer space drama narrowly beat out "12 Years A Slave", which earned nine nominations.
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