Steven Spielberg's Lincoln leads the Oscar field with a total of 12 nominations, including a nod for best picture, in the race for the world's top film honours.
Joining Lincoln in the competition for the best movie Oscar were eight films, Life of Pi with a total of 11 nods, Amour, Argo, Bests of the Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les miserables, Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty.
The Oscar nominations have been unveiled with Steven Spielberg's Lincoln leading the way with 12 nominations.
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