In the drama category Argo, Django Unchained, Life of Pi, Lincoln and Zero Dark Thirty will compete. In the musical or comedy category The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Les Miserables, Moonrise Kingdom, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and Silver Linings Playbook will compete.
Zero Dark Thirty
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
Cast: Jessica Chastain, Chris Pratt, Kyle Chandler, Joel Edgerton, Jason Clarke and Mark Strong
Theatrical Release Date: December 19, 2012
Credit: Jonathan Olley/Columbia Pictures