Oscars 2013: 8 movies that could earn a Best Picture nod

Nominations for Best Picture won't be announced until Jan. 10, but these films stand the best chance of earning nods in the category.

By , Staff Writer

2. 'Les Misérables'

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    Hugh Jackman (l.) and Anne Hathaway (r.) in 'Les Misérables'

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Because of the Golden Globes' separation of films into the Drama and Musical or Comedy categories, "Les Mis" is nominated alongside a couple of unlikely fellow contenders such as "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen." But the film by previous Best Director winner Tom Hooper about Parisians caught up in a revolution is considered almost a sure thing to take its Globes category, and it's earned a SAG nomination for Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture.

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