What Movies Were Nominated for Best Picture in 2014?


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Best Picture nominees in 2014 included "Gravity," "Her," "Nebraska," "The Wolf of Wall Street," "Philomena," "12 Years a Slave," "American Hustle," "Captain Phillips" and "Dallas Buyers Club." "12 Years a Slave" was the winner from the nine nominees.

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What Movies Were Nominated for Best Picture in 2014?
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Best Director nominations also went to five of the nine films: "Gravity," "12 Years a Slave," "The Wolf of Wall Street," "Nebraska" and "American Hustle." "Gravity" and "American Hustle" tied for the most total nominations with 10 apiece, while "12 Years a Slave" was in second with nine.

"12 Years a Slave," which tells the true story of a free black man sold into slavery in the antebellum South, won Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Lupita Nyong'o in addition to the top prize. With the win, Steve McQueen became the first black filmmaker to produce and direct a Best Picture.

"Gravity" won the most Oscars in 2014, scoring seven. A 3-D film about an astronaut and a medical engineer who become adrift in space after a shuttle accident, the film won Oscars in categories such as Best Director, Cinematography, Editing and Visual Effects.

"American Hustle," "The Wolf of Wall Street," "Philomena" and "Nebraska" were the Best Picture nominees that did not win any Oscars.

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