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    2013 Oscar Nominees for Best Picture

    Geo Beats

    by Geo Beats

    See the 2013 Oscar Nominations for Best Picture.

    Here are the nominees for this year’s 85th Annual Academy Awards for Best Picture.

    Number 9 – The fantasy drama flick "Beasts of the Southern Wild" tells the story of a six-year-old girl named 'Hushpuppy’ who deals with an unhealthy, short-tempered dad along with a community plagued by flooding from melting ice caps and the unleashing of wild cattle.

    Number 8 – The comedy/drama flick ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ has received nominations in multiple categories. Starring Bradley Cooper, it is about a former teacher who moves in with his parents and tries to get his life back on track after a stay in a mental institution.

    Number 7 – The chilling action drama "Zero Dark Thirty" chronicles the man hunt for Osama bin Laden in the years after the September 11th attack.

    Number 6 – The historical drama titled “Lincoln” is a major contender for best motion picture. It takes viewers through the inner struggles of president Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War.

    Number 5 – The dramatic musical, “Les Miserables" is set in 19th-century France and tells a tale of sacrifice and broken dreams. The movie received a total of eight Oscar nominations.

    Number 4 – The fantasy film "Life of Pi" is also an Academy Award contender. The film revolves around a man who lives through a tragedy at sea and then develops a friendship with a Bengal tiger.

    Number 3 – French drama flick "Amour" revolves around an elderly couple who are retired music teachers. When the wife suffers from a stroke, the family’s bonds are tested.

    Number 2 – “Django Unchained” is an American Western film, which was written by Quentin Tarantino. The film focuses on a freed slave turned bounty hunter, who is on a mission to save his wife.

    Number 1 - The movie titled ‘Argo’, which was directed by Ben Affleck has received multiple nomination. The film is about a secret operation involving the CIA and Canadian officials, who work together to get six Americans out of Iran.