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.

3. 'Zero Dark Thirty'

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The controversial film by previous Best Director winner Kathryn Bigelow, detailing the hunt for Osama bin Laden, was nominated for Best Motion Picture – Drama by the Golden Globes and, while it missed a nod for Outstanding Performance By A Cast In A Motion Picture from the Screen Actors Guild, its chances for a Best Picture nomination are still considered strong.

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