'Avatar,' Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep and More: 2010 Oscar Nominees

Check out the nominees for Oscar's most prominent categories.

ByABC News
February 2, 2010, 3:46 AM

Feb. 2, 2010 — -- Below, check out who's up for some of the most prominent Academy Awards at the 2010 Oscars. Tune in to see who wins March 7 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.

Best Picture

Best Actress

  • Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side")
  • Meryl Streep ("Julie & Julia")
  • Carey Mulligan ("An Education")
  • Gabourey Sidibe ("Precious")
  • Helen Mirren ("The Last Station")

Best Actor

  • Jeff Bridges ("Crazy Heart")
  • George Clooney ("Up in the Air")
  • Colin Firth ("A Single Man")
  • Morgan Freeman ("Invictus")
  • Jeremy Renner ("The Hurt Locker")

Best Supporting Actress

  • Mo'Nique ("Precious")
  • Vera Farmiga ("Up in the Air")
  • Anna Kendrick ("Up in the Air")
  • Penelope Cruz ("The Nine")
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal ("Crazy Heart")

Best Supporting Actor

  • Christoph Waltz ("Inglourious Basterds")
  • Woody Harrelson ("The Messenger")
  • Stanley Tucci ("The Lovely Bones")
  • Matt Damon ("Invictus")
  • Christopher Plummer ("The Last Station")

Best Director

  • Kathryn Bigelow ("The Hurt Locker")
  • James Cameron ("Avatar")
  • Jason Reitman ("Up in the Air")
  • Quentin Tarantino ("Inglourious Basterds")
  • Lee Daniels ("Precious")

Best Animated Feature Film

  • "Coraline"
  • "Fantastic Mr. Fox"
  • "The Princess and the Frog"
  • "The Secret of Kells"
  • "Up"

Best Original Screenplay

  • Mark Boal ("The Hurt Locker")
  • Joel & Ethan Coen ("A Serious Man")
  • Peter Doctor & Bob Peterson ("Up")
  • Quentin Tarantino ("Inglourious Basterds")
  • Oren Moverman and Alessandro Camon ("The Messenger")

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • Jason Reitman, Sheldon Turner ("Up in the Air")
  • Nick Hornby ("An Education")
  • Geoffrey Fletcher ("Precious")
  • Neil Blomkamp, Terri Tatchell ("District 9")
  • Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci, Tony Roche ("In the Loop")

Best Cinematography

  • Mauro Fiore ("Avatar")
  • Bruno Delbonnel ("Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince")
  • Robert Richardson ("Inglourious Basterds")
  • Barry Ackroyd ("The Hurt Locker")
  • Christian Berger ("The White Ribbon")

Best Documentary

  • "Burma VJ"
  • "Food Inc."
  • "The Cove"
  • "The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers"
  • "Which Way Home"

Best Foreign Language Film

  • "Ajami" (Israel)
  • "El Secreto de Sus Ojos" (Argentina)
  • "The Milk of Sorrow" (Peru)
  • "Un Prophète" (France)
  • "The White Ribbon" (Germany)

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