'The King's Speech' leads Oscars pack with 12 nominations

Colin Firth in "The King's Speech"

Colin Firth in "The King's Speech" (Credit: handout)

The nominees for the The 83rd annual Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning with "The King's Speech" leading the field with 12 nominations. The Oscars will be held Feb. 27.
Below are the noms for the top categories:

Best Picture
The Fighter
Black Swan
Inception
The Kids Are All Right
127 Hours
The King's Speech
The Social Network
Winter's Bone
Toy Story 3
True Grit

Best Director
Darren Aronofsky - Black Swan
David O'Russell -The Fighter
David Fincher - The Social Network
Tom Hooper - The King's Speech
Joel & Ethan Coen - True Grit

Best Actress
Natalie Portman - Black Swan
Annette Bening - The Kids Are All Right
Nicole Kidman - Rabbit Hole
Michelle Williams - Blue Valentine
Jennifer Lawrence - Winter's Bone

Best Actor
Colin Firth - The King’s Speech
James Franco -127 Hours
Javier Bardem - Biutiful
Jeff Bridges - True Grit
Jesse Eisenberg - The Social Network

Best Supporting Actress
Melissa Leo - The Fighter
Helena Bonham Carter - The King’s Speech
Amy Adams - The Fighter
Hailee Steinfeld - True Grit
Jacki Weaver - Animal Kingdom

Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale - The Fighter
Geoffrey Rush - The King’s Speech
John Hawks - Winter's Bone
Jeremy Renner -The Town
Mark Ruffalo - The Kids Are All Right

Best Animated Feature Film
How to Train Your Dragon
The Illusionist
Toy Story 3

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