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Nine films nominated for Best Picture as the 2014 Oscar nominations are revealed

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It's the most anticipated morning of the year in Hollywood and around the entertainment world. Just moments ago, the nominations for the 86th annual Academy Awards were announced live. As always, there was tons of excitement as the nominees were read by Academy President, Cheryl Boone Isaacs and actor Chris Hemsworth.

Here are your 2014 nominees, including some immediate reaction:

BEST PICTURE

With the format changing a few years back, as many as 10 films could be nominated for Best Picture. This year, nine films received the Academy's top nomination honor. They are:

  • American Hustle
  • Captain Phillips
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Gravity
  • Her
  • Nebraska
  • Philomena
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST ACTOR

  • Christian Bale - American Hustle
  • Bruce Dern - Nebraska
  • Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave
  • Matthew McConaughey - Dallas Buyers Club

BEST ACTRESS

  • Amy Adams - American Hustle
  • Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine
  • Sandra Bullock - Gravity
  • Judi Dench - Philomena
  • Meryl Streep - August: Osage County

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips
  • Bradley Cooper - American Hustle
  • Michael Fassbender - 12 Years a Slave
  • Jonah Hill - The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Sally Hawkins - Blue Jasmine
  • Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle
  • Lupita Nyong'o - 12 Years a Slave
  • Julia Roberts - August: Osage County
  • June Squibb - Nebraska

ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

  • The Croods
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Ernest and Celestine
  • Frozen
  • The Wind Rises

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

  • The Act of Killing
  • Cutie and the Boxer
  • Dirty Wars
  • The Square
  • 20 Feet from Stardom

BEST DIRECTOR

  • David O. Russell - American Hustle
  • Alfonso Cuaron - Gravity
  • Alexander Payne - Nebraska
  • Steve McQueen - 12 Years a Slave
  • Martin Scorsese - The Wolf of Wall Street

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

  • American Hustle
  • Blue Jasmine
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Her
  • Nebraska

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

  • Before Midnight
  • Captain Phillips
  • Philomena
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Wolf of Wall Street

For a full list of nominees in all of the other categories, please visit Oscar.com.

The Oscars air on Sunday, March 2 at 7 p.m. EST on ABC.

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