The Oscars 2011: The Nominees

25/01/2011 14:27 | Updated 22 May 2015

The Academy Award nominees for Best Actress. Photots: Getty Images/PA

We've had the Golden Globes, we've scrabbled through our wardrobes for a dress for the BAFTAs (just in case we get that last minute invite) and now it's time for the big daddy of the awards season: The Academy Awards.

The nominees for the 83rd Academy Awards were announced today with The King's Speech leading the way with 12 nominations. The Coen brothers also performed well with nominations for writing, producing and directing on True Grit. You can find the full list of nominees below and be sure to tell us who you're rooting for.

The ceremony will take place on Sunday 27 February at the Kodak Theatre - don't forget to join us then for all the action and fashion from the red carpet!

And the nominees are:

Actor in a Leading Role

Javier Bardem - Biutiful

Jeff Bridges - True Grit

Jesse Eisenberg - The Social Network

Colin Firth - The King's Speech

James Franco - 127 Hours

Actor in a Supporting Role

Christian Bale - The Fighter

John Hawkes - Winter's Bone

Jeremy Renner - The Town

Mark Ruffalo - The Kids Are All Right

Geoffrey Rush - The King's Speech

Actress in a Leading Role

Annette Bening - The Kids Are All Right

Nicole Kidman - Rabbit Hole

Jennifer Lawrence - Winter's Bone

Natalie Portman - Black Swan

Michelle Williams - Blue Valentine

Actress in a Supporting Role

Amy Adams - The Fighter

Helena Bonham Carter - The King's Speech

Melissa Leo - The Fighter

Hailee Steinfeld - True Grit

Jacki Weaver - Animal Kingdom

Animated Feature Film

How to Train Your Dragon - Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois

The Illusionist - Sylvain Chomet

Toy Story 3 - Lee Unkrich


Black Swan - Darren Aronofsky

The Fighter - David O. Russell

The King's Speech - Tom Hooper

The Social Network - David Fincher

True Grit - Joel Coen and Ethan Coen

Foreign Language Film

Biutiful - Mexico

Dogtooth - Greece

In a Better World - Denmark

Incendies - Canada

Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi) - Algeria

Music (Original Score)

How to Train Your Dragon - John Powell

Inception - Hans Zimmer

The King's Speech - Alexandre Desplat

127 Hours - A.R. Rahman

The Social Network - Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

Music (Original Song)

'Coming Home' from Country Strong - Music and Lyric by Tom Douglas, Troy Verges and Hillary Lindsey

'I See the Light' from Tangled - Music by Alan Menken Lyric by Glenn Slater

'If I Rise' from 127 Hours - Music by A.R. Rahman Lyric by Dido and Rollo Armstrong

'We Belong Together' from Toy Story 3 - Music and Lyric by Randy Newman

Best Picture

Black Swan

The Fighter


The Kids Are All Right

The King's Speech

127 Hours

The Social Network

Toy Story 3

True Grit

Winter's Bone

Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

127 Hours - Screenplay by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy

The Social Network - Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin

Toy Story 3 - Screenplay by Michael Arndt; Story by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich

True Grit - Written for the screen by Joel Coen & Ethan Coen

Winter's Bone - Adapted for the screen by Debra Granik & Anne Rosellini

Writing (Original Screenplay)

Another Year - Written by Mike Leigh

The Fighter - Screenplay by Scott Silver and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson; story by Keith Dorrington & Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson

Inception - Written by Christopher Nolan

The Kids Are All Right - Written by Lisa Cholodenko & Stuart Blumberg

The King's Speech - Screenplay by David Seidler

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