Oscar Nominations 2010: The List Is In!

'Avatar' and 'The Hurt Locker' lead the nominees, with nine nods apiece.

The 2010 Oscar nominations are in! "Avatar" and "The Hurt Locker" are the two leaders, each with nine nominations, including the big ones for Best Picture and Best Director. "Up" and "District 9" are among some of the surprises in the newly expanded Best Picture category, which now features 10 nominees. Expect to see plenty of opining in the days and weeks leading up to the March 7 awards show. But for now, here's your list of nominees!

Best Picture


"The Blind Side"

"District 9"

"An Education"

"The Hurt Locker"

"Inglourious Basterds"

"Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"

"A Serious Man"


"Up in the Air"

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Jeff Bridges, "Crazy Heart"

George Clooney, "Up in the Air"

Colin Firth, "A Single Man"

Morgan Freeman, "Invictus"

Jeremy Renner, "The Hurt Locker"

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Matt Damon, "Invictus"

Woody Harrelson, "The Messenger"

Christopher Plummer, "The Last Station"

Stanley Tucci, "The Lovely Bones"

Christoph Waltz, "Inglourious Basterds"

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Sandra Bullock, "The Blind Side"

Helen Mirren, "The Last Station"

Carey Mulligan, "An Education"

Gabourey Sidibe, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"

Meryl Streep, "Julie & Julia"

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Penélope Cruz, "Nine"

Vera Farmiga, "Up in the Air"

Maggie Gyllenhaal, "Crazy Heart"

Anna Kendrick, "Up in the Air"

Mo'Nique, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"

Best Animated Feature Film


"Fantastic Mr. Fox"

"The Princess and the Frog"

"The Secret of Kells"


Best Art Direction


"The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"


"Sherlock Holmes"

"The Young Victoria"

Best Cinematography


"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"

"The Hurt Locker"

"Inglourious Basterds"

"The White Ribbon"

Best Costume Design

"Bright Star"

"Coco Before Chanel"

"The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus"


"The Young Victoria"

Best Directing

James Cameron, "Avatar"

Kathryn Bigelow, "The Hurt Locker"

Quentin Tarantino, "Inglourious Basterds"

Lee Daniels, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"

Jason Reitman, "Up in the Air"

Best Documentary Feature

"Burma VJ"

"The Cove"

"Food, Inc."

"The Most Dangerous in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers"

"Which Way Home"

Best Documentary Short

"China's Unnatural Disaster: The Tears of Sichuan Province"

"The Last Campaign of Governor Booth Gardner"

"The Last Truck: Closing of a GM Plant"

"Music by Prudence"

"Rabbit à la Berlin"

Best Film Editing


"District 9"

"The Hurt Locker"

"Inglourious Basterds"

"Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"

Best Foreign Language Film

"Ajami," Israel

"El Secreto de Sus Ojos," Argentina

"The Milk of Sorrow," Peru

"Un Prophète," France

"The White Ribbon," Germany

Best Makeup

"Il Divo"

"Star Trek"

"The Young Victoria"

Best Music (Original Score)


"Fantastic Mr. Fox"

"The Hurt Locker"

"Sherlock Holmes"


Best Music (Original Song)

"Almost There," "The Princess and the Frog"

"Down in New Orleans," "The Princess and the Frog"

"Loin de Paname," "Paris 36"

"Take It All," "Nine"

"The Weary Kind (Theme from 'Crazy Heart')," "Crazy Heart"

Best Short Film (Animated)

"French Roast"

"Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty"

"The Lady and the Reaper (La Dama y la Muerte)"


"A Matter of Loaf and Death"

Best Short Film (Live Action)

"The Door"

"Instead of Abracadabra"


"Miracle Fish"

"The New Tenants"

Best Sound Editing


"The Hurt Locker"

"Inglourious Basterds"

"Star Trek"


Best Sound Mixing


"The Hurt Locker"

"Inglourious Basterds"

"Star Trek"

"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"

Best Visual Effects


"District 9"

"Star Trek"

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Neill Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell, "District 9"

Nick Hornby, "An Education"

Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche, "In the Loop"

Geoffrey Fletcher, "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire"

Jason Reitman and Sheldon Turner, "Up in the Air"

Best Writing (Original Screenplay)

Mark Boal, "The Hurt Locker"

Quentin Tarantino, "Inglourious Basterds"

Alessandro Camon and Oren Moverman, "The Messenger"

Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, "A Serious Man"

Bob Peterson, Pete Docter, Tom McCarthy, "Up"

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