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By MCN Editor editor@moviecitynews.com

Nominations by the Numbers

FEATURE FILMS WITH TWO OR MORE NOMINATIONS
(This list does not include Short Films or Documentary Short Subjects.)

Picture Distribution Company

Nominations

“Lincoln” Walt Disney/20th Century Fox

12

“Life of Pi” 20th Century Fox

11

“Les Misérables” Universal

8

“Silver Linings Playbook” The Weinstein Company

8

“Argo” Warner Bros.

7

“Amour” Sony Pictures Classics

5

“Django Unchained” The Weinstein Company

5

“Skyfall” Sony Pictures Releasing and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

5

“Zero Dark Thirty” Sony Pictures Releasing

5

“Anna Karenina” Focus Features

4

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” Fox Searchlight

4

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Warner Bros. and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

3

“The Master” The Weinstein Company

3

“Flight” Paramount

2

“Snow White and the Huntsman” Universal

2

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