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Oscars 2009: The Nominations!

The nominations for the 81st Academy Awards have just been announced in Hollywood, with The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button heading up the nominees with thirteen nominations!

Slumdog Millionaire matched Doubt with ten nominations each, Kate Winslet has been nominated for Best Actress, and on the anniversary of Heath Ledger's death, he's been awarded a posthumous nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

So without further ado, check out all the nominees!

Best Picture —
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
Milk
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

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Best Actor —
Richard Jenkins - The Visitor
Frank Langella - Frost/Nixon
Sean Penn - Milk
Brad Pitt - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke - The Wrestler

Best Actress —
Anne Hathaway - Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie - Changeling
Melissa Leo - Frozen River
Meryl Streep - Doubt
Kate Winslet - The Reader

Best Director —
Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire
Stephen Daldry - The Reader
David Fincher - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Ron Howard - Frost/Nixon
Gus Van Sant - Milk

Best Supporting Actress —
Amy Adams - Doubt
Penelope Cruz - Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Viola Davis - Doubt
Taraji P Henson - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Marisa Tomei - The Wrestler

Best Supporting Actor
Josh Brolin - Milk
Robert Downey Jr - Tropic Thunder
Philip Seymour Hoffman - Doubt
Heath Ledger - The Dark Knight
Michael Shannon - Revolutionary Road

Best Foreign Language Film —
Revanch - Austria
The Class - France
The Baader Meinhof Complex - Germany
Departures - Japan
Waltz With Bashir - Israel

Best Animated Feature Film —
Bolt
Kung Fu Panda
Wall-E

Best Adapted Screenplay —
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Doubt
Frost/Nixon
The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Original Screenplay —
Happy-Go-Lucky
Milk
Wall-E
In Bruges
Frozen River

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littlemunchkin littlemunchkin 7 years
anabj! I do not think that at all - did you see The Dark Knight?? I think thats the horrible irony of his death - he was just coming into his own as an actor.
anabj anabj 7 years
I think they nominate Heath just because he is dead.
littlemunchkin littlemunchkin 7 years
wow 13 noms for Benjamin Button - be really embarrassing if they dont win anything! Hope Kate wins Best Actress - finally! She so deserves it. And I'd like to see Heath win Best Supporting Actor. He was so terrifying in The Dark Knight.
anabj anabj 7 years
Happy for Penelope Cruz! I hope she gets it. Kate Winslet won the golden globe but she is nomminated for leading actress not suporting at the oscar, so I think she will have more chances. I hated the movie, but Pe made a good job (and I am not her fan) I am also glad we´ll get to see Brangelina!!
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