Oscar Nominations Underdog: 'Winter's Bone' Gets Nod For Best Picture

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Jan. 25 2011, Published 5:57 a.m. ET

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The Best Picture category for this year's Oscars is certainly a lengthy one! Ten films have been nominated, including Winter's Bone, a drama about a determined young girl who treks through the Ozark Mountains as she hunts down her drug-dealing father and ties to hold her family together.  

Young actress Jennifer Lawrence was nominated for Best Actress (and also received the Golden Globe nod) in the Debra Granik-directed film

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John Hawkes was also nominated for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Teardrop — a scary and yet sympathetic meth addict.

Winter's Bone faces off against the following list of Best Picture Noms:

Black Swan

The Fighter


The Kids are All Right

Toy Story 3

The King’s Speech

The Social Network

True Grit

127 Hours

The film may have remained under the radar, but now we bet everyone will be rushing to the box office to see it!

Catch trailer below!


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