“The Artist” ran second with 10 nominations, among them writing and directing nominations for French filmmaker Michel Hazanavicius, a best-actor honor for Jean Dujardin and a supporting-actress slot for Berenice Bejo.
The World War I epic “War Horse” is nominated for best picture.
The family drama “The Descendants” is nominated for best picture and George Clooney is nominated for best actor for his role as a dad trying to hold his Hawaiian family together after a boating accident puts his wife in a coma in the movie.
The Deep South drama “The Help” was nominated for best picture.
Martin Scorsese’s Paris adventure “Hugo” leads the Academy Awards with 11 nominations, among them best picture and the latest director slot for the Oscar-winning filmmaker.
The sports tale “Moneyball” is nominated for best picture. Brad Pitt is nominated for best actor for his role as Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane in the film.
The romantic fantasy “Midnight in Paris” is nominated for best picture.
The Sept. 11 tale “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” is up for best picture with mute mystery man Max von Sydow in contention for supporting actor.
The family chronicle “The Tree of Life” was nominated for best picture.
Jean Dujardin, who won the Globe for best actor in a musical or comedy as a silent-era star whose career goes kaput with the arrival of talking pictures, will be up against Globe dramatic actor winner George Clooney for “The Descendants.”
Rooney Mara is up for best-actress for her role as a traumatized, vengeful computer genius in “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”
Demian Bechir is nominated for best actor for his role as an immigrant father in “A Better Life”.
Gary Oldman was nominated for best actor for his role as British spymaster George Smiley in “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”.
Viola Davis is nominated for best-actress for her role as a black maid going public with tales of white Southern employers in “The Help.” Octavia Spencer’s win at the Globes as supporting-actress for “The Help,” could give her front-runner status for the same prize at the Oscars.
Globe winner Michelle Williams (best musical or comedy actress as Marilyn Monroe in “My Week with Marilyn”) scored an Oscar nomination for best actress. Kenneth Branagh was nominated for supporting actor for his role as Laurence Olivier in the film.
Globe winner Meryl Streep (best dramatic actress as Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady”) scored an Oscar nominations for best actress. Two-time Oscar winner Streep padded her record as the most-nominated actress, raising her total to 17 nominations.
Glenn Close is nominated for best actress for her role as a 19th century Irishwoman masquerading as a male butler in “Albert Nobbs”.
Leila Hatami, left, and Peyman Moadi are shown in a scene from "A Separation." The film was nominated for an Academy Award for best foreign film.
Christopher Plummer was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actor for his role in "Beginners."
Nick Nolte is nominated for supporting actor for his role as a derelict dad making amends in “Warrior”.
Berenice Bejo was nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in "The Artist".
Jessica Chastain as Celia Foote, left, and Octavia Spencer as Minny Jackson, were both nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress for their roles in "The Help".
Janet McTeer is nominated for an Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role in "Albert Nobbs".