"Django Unchained" doesn't open till Christmas, but it's already doing well with awards shows. Christoph Waltz and Leonardo DiCaprio earned acting nominations, Quentin Tarantino was nominated for screenplay and director honors, and the film itself is up for best picture.
"Life of Pi" was nominated for best drama, and Ang Lee earned a best director nod.
"Argo," about a daring rescue of six American diplomats during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, did well at the nominations. The film was nominated for best picture, screenplay and director for Ben Affleck. Alan Arkin earned a best supporting actor nomination.
"Les Miserables" doesn't open until Christmas Day, but it's already doing well in the awards race. The film was nominated for best comedy or musical, and stars Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway earned acting nominations.
The little-seen but highly praised "Silver Linings Playbook" was a Golden Globe favorite. Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper earned acting nominations, director David O. Russell was nominated for the film's screenplay, and the film itself turned up in the best picture category for comedies and musicals.
Most cities won't get to see "Zero Dark Thirty," about the Navy SEAL raid that brought down Osama bin Laden, until it opens wide in January. But the film is already making award waves. Jessica Chastain earned an acting nomination, Kathryn Bigelow one for directing, and Mark Boal for screenplay. The film is also nominated for best motion picture in the drama category.
John Hawkes earned a best actor nomination and Helen Hunt a best supporting actress nomination for "The Sessions."
"Lincoln" scored high at the nominations. The film was nominated for best picture, best director, screenplay, and for three acting awards, including Daniel Day-Lewis as the sixteenth president.
Helen Mirren picked up a best actress nomination for playing famed director Alfred Hitchcock's wife Alma in "Hitchcock." She's pictured here with co-stars Scarlett Johansson and Hopkins.
Showtime's "Homeland" was nominated for best television drama, and Claire Danes, Damian Lewis and Mandy Patinkin earned acting nominations.
In its freshman year, "The Newsroom" picked up a best television series nomination, and star Jeff Daniels earned an acting nomination.
The Bryan Cranston-led series "Breaking Bad" (Cranston here with co-star Aaron Paul) earned a nomination for best television series and Cranston picked up an acting nomination.
The PBS series "Downton Abbey" picked up a best television drama nomination, while stars Michelle Dockery and Maggie Smith earned acting nominations.
The HBO series "Boardwalk Empire" picked up a best television drama nomination, and star Steve Buscemi earned an acting nomination.
Jon Hamm earned a best actor for his work on "Mad Men."