"Avatar" and "The Hurt Locker" Lead Oscar Nominations

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"Avatar" and "The Hurt Locker" lead Academy Awards contenders with nine nominations each.

Here is a partial list of Academy Award nominees:

Best Actress: Sandra Bullock; Helen Mirin; Carey Mulligan; Gabourey Sidibe; Meryl Streep.

Best Actor: Jeff Bridges; George Clooney; Colin Firth; Morgan Freeman; Jeremy Renner.

Best Director: James Cameron; Kathryn Bigelow; Quentin Tarantino; Jason Reitman; Lee Daniels.

Best Picture: "Avatar"; "The Blind Side"; "District 9"; "An Education"; "The Hurt Locker"; "Inglorious Basterds"; "Precious"; "A Serious Man"; "Up"; "Up In The Air."

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