Oscar nominations announced

Friends Brad Pitt and George Clooney will go head to head in the "Best Actor" category. See all the nominations below!

Pitt has been nominated twice before, for "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" in 2009 and "Twelve Monkeys" in 1996, but has never won. Clooney has received four previous nominations (for "Syriana", "Michael Clayton", "Good Night and Good Luck" and "Up In The Air") and won once ("Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role" in "Syriana").

See all the nominations below!

Actress in a Supporting Role
Bérénice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer, The Help
Actor in a  Supporting Role
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Nick Nolte, Warrior
Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Max von Sydow, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Actress in a Leading Role
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Viola Davis, The Help
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn
Actor in a Leading Role
Demian Bichir, A Better Life
George Clooney, The Descendants
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Brad Pitt, Moneyball
Best Director
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Martin Scorsese, Hugo
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life
Best Original Screenplay
The Artist
Midnight in Paris
Margin Call
A Separation
Best Adapted Screenplay
The Descendants
The Ides of March
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Best Foreign Feature
In Darkness
Monsier Lazhar
In Separation
Best Animated Feature
A Cat in Paris
Chico & Rita
Kung Fu Panda 2
Puss in Boots
Best Picture
War Horse
The Artist
The Descendants
The Tree of Life
Midnight in Paris
The Help
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close