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List of nominees

List of the 78th annual Oscar nominations announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif., by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences:

Best Picture: "Brokeback Mountain" "Capote" "Crash" "Good Night, and Good Luck" "Munich"

Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Capote" Terrence Howard, "Hustle and Flow" Heath Ledger, "Brokeback Mountain" Joaquin Phoenix, "Walk the Line" David Strathairn, "Good Night, and Good Luck."

Actress: Judi Dench, "Mrs. Henderson Presents" Felicity Huffman, "Transamerica" Keira Knightley, "Pride and Prejudice" Charlize Theron, "North Country" Reese Witherspoon, "Walk the Line"

Supporting Actor: George Clooney, "Syriana" Matt Dillon, "Crash" Paul Giamatti, "Cinderella Man" Jake Gyllenhaal, "Brokeback Mountain" William Hurt, "A History of Violence"

Supporting Actress: Amy Adams, "Junebug" Catherine Keener, "Capote" Frances McDormand, "North Country" Rachel Weisz, "The Constant Gardener" Michelle Williams, "Brokeback Mountain"

Director: Ang Lee, "Brokeback Mountain" Bennett Miller, "Capote" Paul Haggis, "Crash" George Clooney, "Good Night, and Good Luck." Steven Spielberg, "Munich"

Foreign Film: "Don't Tell," Italy "Joyeux Noel," France "Paradise Now," Palestine "Sophie Scholl - The Final Days," Germany "Tsotsi," South Africa.

Adapted Screenplay: Larry McMurtry & Diana Ossana, "Brokeback Mountain" Dan Futterman, "Capote" Jeffrey Caine, "The Constant Gardener" Josh Olson, "A History of Violence" Tony Kushner and Eric Roth, "Munich"

Original Screenplay: Paul Haggis & Bobby Moresco, "Crash" George Clooney & Grant Heslov, "Good Night, and Good Luck" Woody Allen, "Match Point" Noah Baumbach, "The Squid and the Whale" Stephen Gaghan, "Syriana"

Animated Feature Film: "Howl's Moving Castle" Tim Burton's "Corpse Bride" "Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit"

Art Direction: "Good Night, and Good Luck." "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" "King Kong" "Memoirs of a Geisha" "Pride and Prejudice"

Cinematography: "Batman Begins" "Brokeback Mountain" "Good Night, and Good Luck." "Memoirs of a Geisha" "The New World"

Sound Mixing: "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" "King Kong" "Memoirs of a Geisha" "Walk the Line" "War of the Worlds"

Sound Editing: "King Kong" "Memoirs of a Geisha" "War of the Worlds"

Original Score: "Brokeback Mountain," Gustavo Santaolalla "The Constant Gardener," Alberto Iglesias "Memoirs of a Geisha," John Williams "Munich," John Williams "Pride and Prejudice," Dario Marianelli

Original Song: "In the Deep" from "Crash," Kathleen 'Bird' York and Michael Becker "It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp" from "Hustle & Flow," Jordan Houston, Cedric Coleman and Paul Beauregard "Travelin' Thru" from "Transamerica," Dolly Parton

Costume: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" "Memoirs of a Geisha" "Mrs. Henderson Presents" "Pride and Prejudice" "Walk the Line"

Documentary Feature: "Darwin's Nightmare" "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room" "March of the Penguins" "Murderball" "Street Fight"

Documentary (short subject): "The Death of Kevin Carter: Casualty of the Bang Bang Club" "God Sleeps in Rwanda" "The Mushroom Club" "A Note of Triumph: The Golden Age of Norman Corwin"

Film Editing: "Cinderella Man" "The Constant Gardener" "Crash" "Munich" "Walk the Line"

Makeup: "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" "Cinderella Man" "Star Wars -- Episode III: Revenge of the Sith"

Animated Short Film: "Badgered" "The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation" "The Mysterious Geographic Explorations of Jasper Morello" "9" "One Man Band"

Live Action Short Film: "Ausreisser (The Runaway)" "Cashback" "The Last Farm" "Our Time Is Up" "Six Shooter"

Visual Effects: "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" "King Kong" "War of the Worlds"

Academy Award winners previously announced this year: Honorary Award (Oscar statuette): Robert Altman. The Gordon E. Sawyer award (Oscar statuette): Gary Demos.

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