Academy Awards 2014: Oscar nominations full list

John Williams, Alexandre Desplat and Thomas Newman lead the way in the best original score category at this year's Oscar nominations.

Oscar statues

Also nominated in the Original Score category are Arcade Fire singer William 'Win' Butler and songwriter Owen Pallet for Spike Jonze's Her, and Steven Price's soundtrack for Gravity.

Elsewhere, sweeping the nominations are American Hustle and Gravity with 10 nominations each, while 12 Years a Slave, which was expected to be the major frontrunner this year, has an almost equally-impressive 9 nominations. 


Oscar Nominations in full

Original Score:

John Williams - The Book Thief

Steven Price - Gravity

William Butler and Owen Pallett - Her

Alexandre Desplat - Philomena

Thomas Newman - Saving Mr. Banks

Best Picture

American Hustle


Captain Phillips


Dallas Buyers Club

12 Years A Slave


The Wolf of Wall Street

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 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 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


Best actress

Amy Adams - American Hustle

Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock - Gravity

Judi Dench - Philomena

Meryl Streep - August: Osage County


Animated Feature Film

The Croods

Despicable Me 2

Ernest & Celestine


The Wind Rises



The Grandmaster - Philippe Le Sourd

Gravity - Emmanuel Lubezki

Inside Llewyn Davis - Bruno Delbonnel

Nebraska - Phedon Papamichael

Prisoners - Roger A. Deakins


Costume Design

American Hustle - Michael Wilkinson

The Grandmaster - William Chang Suk Ping

The Great Gatsby - Catherine Martin

The Invisible Woman - Michael O'Connor

12 Years a Slave - Patricia Norris


American Hustle - David O. Russell

Gravity - Alfonso Cuarón

Nebraska - Alexander Payne

12 Years a Slave - Steve McQueen

The Wolf of Wall Street - Martin Scorsese



The Act of Killing

Cutie and the Boxer

Dirty Wars

The Square

20 Feet from Stardom

Documentary - short subject


Facing Fear

Karama Has No Walls

The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life


Film Editing

American Hustle - Jay Cassidy, Crispin Struthers and Alan Baumgarten

Captain Phillips - Christopher Rouse

Dallas Buyers Club - John Mac McMurphy and Martin Pensa

Gravity - Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger

12 Years a Slave - Joe Walker


Foreign Language Film

The Broken Circle Breakdown

The Great Beauty

The Hunt

The Missing Picture



Makeup and Hairstyling

Dallas Buyers Club - Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa - Stephen Prouty

The Lone Ranger - Joel Harlow and Gloria Pasqua-Casny


Music - Original Song

"Alone Yet Not Alone" from ALONE YET NOT ALONE
Music by Bruce Broughton; Lyric by Dennis Spiegel

"Happy" from DESPICABLE ME 2
Music and Lyric by Pharrell Williams

"Let it Go" from FROZEN
Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez

"The Moon Song" from HER
Music by Karen O; Lyric by Karen O and Spike Jonze

Music by Paul Hewson, Dave Evans, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen; Lyric by Paul Hewson


Production Design

American Hustle - Judy Becker (Production Design); Heather Loeffler (Set Decoration)

Gravity - Andy Nicholson (Production Design); Rosie Goodwin and Joanne Woollard (Set Decoration)

The Great Gatsby - Catherine Martin (Production Design); Beverley Dunn (Set Decoration)

Her - K.K. Barrett (Production Design); Gene Serdena (Set Decoration)

12 Years a Slave - Adam Stockhausen (Production Design); Alice Baker (Set Decoration)


Short film - animated


Get a Horse!

Mr. Hublot


Room on the Broom


Short film - live action

Aquel No Era Yo (That Wasn't Me)

Avant Que De Tout Perdre (Just Before Losing Everything)


Pitääkö Mun Kaikki Hoitaa? (Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?)

The Voorman Problem


Sound Editing

All Is Lost - Steve Boeddeker and Richard Hymns

Captain Phillips - Oliver Tarney

Gravity - Glenn Freemantle

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Brent Burge

Lone Survivor - Wylie Stateman


Sound Mixing

Captain Phillips - Chris Burdon, Mark Taylor, Mike Prestwood Smith and Chris Munro

Gravity - Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Michael Semanick and Tony Johnson

Inside Llewyn Davis - Skip Lievsay, Greg Orloff and Peter F. Kurland


Visual Effects

Gravity - Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, Dave Shirk and Neil Corbould

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug - Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon, David Clayton and Eric Reynolds

Iron Man 3 - Christopher Townsend, Guy Williams, Erik Nash and Dan Sudick

The Lone Ranger - Tim Alexander, Gary Brozenich, Edson Williams and John Frazier

Star Trek Into Darkness - Roger Guyett, Patrick Tubach, Ben Grossmann and Burt Dalton


Writing - Adapted Screenplay

Before Midnight - Richard Linklater, Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke

Captain Phillips - Billy Ray

Philomena - Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope

12 Years a Slave - John Ridley

The Wolf of Wall Street - Terence Winter


Writing - Original Screenplay

American Hustle - Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell

Blue Jasmine - Woody Allen

Dallas Buyers Club - Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack

Her - Spike Jonze

Nebraska - Bob Nelson