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2012 Oscars Nomination Put Nine Movies in Best Picture Race

January 24, 2012 (3:30 pm) GMT
Due to recent changes to the rules of the coveted category, nine movies including 'The Artist' and 'Hugo' are eligible to enter the list.

As expected, "" is one of the biggest nominees at this year's Academy Awards, but it is not the one with the biggest chance to win. Martin Scorsese's "" beats the number of nominations pocketed by the silent movie by one. The 3D children fantasy led this year's Oscar race with 11 nominations, including Best Picture.

Best Pictures nominees beside "The Artist" and "Hugo" are "", "", "", "", "", "" and "". The recent changes in the rules for Best Picture ballots enable nine movies to qualify for the category, because they garner first-place votes.

In the Best Lead Actor category, ("The Descendants") will battle it out with off-screen buddy ("Moneyball"), (""), (""), and ("The Artist"). Best Lead Actress sees battling heavyweights such as Meryl Streep and in her first Oscar nomination for "".

Partial list of 2012 Oscars is below while the full one can be found on Oscar.go.com.

Best Picture :

Actor in a Leading Role: Actor in a Supporting Role: Actress in a Leading Role: Actress in a Supporting Role: Animated Feature Film: Directing:

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