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12 Years a Slave and American Hustle lead Critics' Choice Movie Awards

12 Years a Slave and American Hustle lead Critics' Choice Movie Awards

Dec 16 2013, 3:04pm CST | by

'12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead the Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2014 with 13 nominations each. David O. Russell's 70s crime drama and Steve McQueen's historical slavery epic will...

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12 Years a Slave and American Hustle lead Critics' Choice Movie Awards

Dec 16 2013, 3:04pm CST | by

'12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' lead the Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2014 with 13 nominations each.

David O. Russell's 70s crime drama and Steve McQueen's historical slavery epic will fight it out in categories including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Acting Ensemble and Best Screenplay.

The two films' casts also picked up individual nominations, with Christian Bale up for Best Actor for his role in 'American Hustle', and Chiwetel Ejiofor for his leading turn in '12 Years a Slave'. Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper are nominated for Best Supporting Actor/Actress for their roles in the in the former and Michael Fassbender for Best Supporting Actor in the latter.

Competing with those two movies in the Best Picture category are 'Gravity' - the third most nominated film, with ten nods - 'Captain Phillips', 'Dallas Buyers Club', 'Her', 'Inside Llewyn Davis', 'Nebraska', 'Saving Mr. Banks' and 'The Wolf of Wall Street'.

The Critics Choice Awards - decided by the Broadcast Film Critics Association of North America, made up of around 300 reviewers from TV, radio and online outlets - are seen as a good early indicator of Oscars success.

The event will be broadcast live on Jan 16, 2014, from Santa Monica, California, hosted by Aisha Tyler.

Critics Choice Movie Awards 2014, select list of nominations:

Best Picture

'American Hustle'

'Captain Phillips'

'Dallas Buyers Club'

'Gravity'

'Her'

'Inside Llewyn Davis'

'Nebraska'

'Saving Mr. Banks'

'12 Years a Slave'

'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Best Actor

Christian Bale, 'American Hustle'

Bruce Dern, 'Nebraska'

Chiwetel Ejiofor, '12 Years a Slave'

Tom Hanks, 'Captain Phillips'

Matthew McConaughey, 'Dallas Buyers Club'

Robert Redford, 'All Is Lost'

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, 'Blue Jasmine'

Sandra Bullock, 'Gravity'

Dame Judi Dench, 'Philomena'

Brie Larson, 'Short Term 12'

Meryl Streep, 'August: Osage County'

Emma Thompson, 'Saving Mr. Banks'

Best Supporting Actor

Barkhad Abdi, 'Captain Phillips'

Daniel Bruhl, 'Rush'

Bradley Cooper, 'American Hustle'

Michael Fassbender, '12 Years a Slave'

James Gandolfini, 'Enough Said'

Jared Leto, Dallas 'Buyers Club'

Best Supporting Actress

Scarlett Johansson, 'Her'

Jennifer Lawrence, 'American Hustle'

Lupita Nyong'o, '12 Years a Slave'

Julia Roberts, 'August: Osage County'

June Squibb, 'Nebraska'

Oprah Winfrey, 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

Best Acting Ensemble

'American Hustle'

'August: Osage County'

'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

'Nebraska'

'12 Years a Slave'

'The Wolf of Wall Street'

Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron, 'Gravity'

Paul Greengrass, 'Captain Phillips'

Spike Jonze, 'Her'

Steve McQueen, '12 Years a Slave'

David O. Russell, 'American Hustle'

Martin Scorsese, 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

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