'American Hustle,' 'Gravity' lead Oscar nods

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LOS ANGELES, Cali. (AP) -- The con-artist comedy "American Hustle" and the 3-D space odyssey "Gravity" lead the Academy Awards with 10 nominations each, including nods for best picture.

 Nine films were nominated for best picture. The other nominees are "12 Years a Slave," "Captain Phillips," "Dallas Buyers Club," "Her," "Nebraska," "The Wolf of Wall Street" and "Philomena."

 "12 Years a Slave" narrowly trailed "Gravity" and "American Hustle" with a total of nine nominations.

The 86th annual Academy Awards will take place March 2, with Ellen DeGeneres hosting for the second time.