Oscar nominations: 'Lincoln' pulls down 12 nominations
Oscar nominations: 'Lincoln' got Oscar nominations for best picture, best director, best actor, and best-supporting actress and actor. Other Oscar nominations for best picture: 'Amour,' 'Argo,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'Django Unchained,' 'Les Miserables,' 'Life of Pi,' 'Silver Linings Playbook,' and 'Zero Dark Thirty.'
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The Civil War saga "Lincoln" leads the Academy Awards with 12 Oscar nominations, including best picture, director for Steven Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
Also among the 9 Oscar nominees for best picture Thursday: the old-age love story "Amour"; the Iran hostage thriller "Argo"; the independent hit "Beasts of the Southern Wild"; the slave-revenge narrative "Django Unchained"; the musical "Les Miserables"; the shipwreck story "Life of Pi"; the lost-souls romance "Silver Linings Playbook"; and the Osama bin Laden manhunt chronicle "Zero Dark Thirty."
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