2011 Academy Awards Nominations

And the Oscar goes to….The nominees for the 2011 Academy Awards were announced at the Goldwyn Theater in Hollywood early Tuesday. King’s Speech — a drama about the British monarchy — leads with 12 nods. The box office-winning western True Grit came in a close second; earning 10 nominations, including acting honors for last year’s Best Actor winner Jeff Bridges and pint-sized newcomer Hailee Steinfeld.

The star-studded 83rd Annual Oscars — hosted by James Franco and Anne Hathaway — will be televised live on ABC from Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre on Feb. 27.

What were the biggest surprises and snubs? Check out the list of nominees in the major categories after the jump….

Best Picture:

* Black Swan (Fox Searchlight) A Protozoa and Phoenix Pictures Production
Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver and Scott Franklin, Producers
* The Fighter (Paramount) A Relativity Media Production
David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman and Mark Wahlberg, Producers
* Inception (Warner Bros.) A Warner Bros. UK Services Production
Emma Thomas and Christopher Nolan, Producers)
* The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features) An Antidote Films, Mandalay Vision and Gilbert Films Production
Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte and Celine Rattray, Producers
* The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company) A See-Saw Films and Bedlam Production
Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers
* 127 Hours (Fox Searchlight) An Hours Production
Christian Colson, Danny Boyle and John Smithson, Producers
* The Social Network (Sony Pictures Releasing) A Columbia Pictures Production
Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca and Ceán Chaffin, Producers
* Toy Story 3 (Walt Disney) A Pixar Production
Darla K. Anderson, Producer
* True Grit (Paramount) A Paramount Pictures Production
Scott Rudin, Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, Producers
* Winter’s Bone (Roadside Attractions) A Winter’s Bone Production
Anne Rosellini and Alix Madigan-Yorkin, Producers

Best Actor:

* Javier Bardem in Biutiful (Roadside Attractions)
* Jeff Bridges in True Grit (Paramount)
* Jesse Eisenberg in The Social Network (Sony Pictures Releasing)
* James Franco in 127 Hours (Fox Searchlight)

Best Supporting Actor:

* Christian Bale in The Fighter (Paramount)
* John Hawkes in Winter’s Bone (Roadside Attractions)
* Jeremy Renner in The Town (Warner Bros.)
* Mark Ruffalo in The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features)
* Geoffrey Rush in The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company)

Best Actress:

* Annette Bening, The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features)
* Nicole Kidman, Rabbit Hole (Lionsgate)
* Jennifer Lawrence, Winter’s Bone (Roadside Attractions)
* Natalie Portman, Black Swan (Fox Searchlight)
* Michelle Williams, Blue Valentine (The Weinstein Company)

Best Supporting Actress:

* Amy Adams, The Fighter (Paramount)
* Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Company)
* Melissa Leo, The Fighter (Paramount)
* Hailee Steinfeld, True Grit (Paramount)
* Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom (Sony Pictures Classics)

Best Animated Film:

* How to Train Your Dragon (Paramount) Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
* The Illusionist (Sony Pictures Classics) Sylvain Chomet
* Toy Story 3 (Walt Disney) Lee Unkrich

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