Academy Awards: Best Actor - Blu-ray Movie Awards

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Award Year: 2014

12 Years a Slave (2013)

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12 Years a Slave 2014-04-01 2014-04-01 -

The autobiography of Solomon Northup, a free black man who was abducted from New York state and sold into slavery in the mid-1800s, serves as the basis for this historical drama. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Northup, and Brad Pitt plays an abolitionist.

a.k.a. Twelve Years a Slave
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American Hustle (2013)

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American Hustle 2014-03-18 2014-03-18 -

This fictionalization of the "Abscam" scandal of the early 1980s follows con man Irving Rosenfeld and his lover, Sydney Prosser, as they help an eccentric FBI agent expose corruption among several members of Congress in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

a.k.a. Arnaque américaine
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Nebraska (2013)

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Nebraska 2014-02-25 2014-02-25 -

When a cantankerous old boozer thinks he's won a magazine sweepstakes prize, his son reluctantly takes a road trip with him to claim the fortune. As they drive from Montana to Nebraska, they visit friends and relatives to whom the dad owes money.

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The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

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Award Year: 2013

Flight (2012)

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Les Misérables (2012)

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Les Misérables 2013-04-19 2013-04-19 -

The musical version of Victor Hugo's epic tale of love and sacrifice, first produced for the stage in 1985, now receives the big-screen treatment. The bloody era of the French Revolution is the backdrop to Jean Valjean's long struggle for redemption.

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Lincoln (2012)

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Lincoln 2013-03-26 2013-03-26 -

Director Steven Spielberg takes on the towering legacy of Abraham Lincoln, focusing on his stewardship of the Union during the Civil War years. The biographical saga also reveals the conflicts within Lincoln's cabinet regarding the war and abolition.

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The Master (2012)

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The Master 2013-02-26 2013-02-26 -

Freddie, a volatile, heavy-drinking veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder, finds some semblance of a family when he stumbles onto the ship of Lancaster Dodd, the charismatic leader of a new "religion" he forms after World War II.

a.k.a. Le Maître
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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

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Silver Linings Playbook 2013-04-30 2013-04-30 -

After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, bipolar Pat has no choice but to move back in with his football-obsessed parents. While he tries in vain to reconcile with his wife, Pat meets a woman who's as unstable as he is -- and she changes his life.

a.k.a. El lado bueno de las cosas
Happiness Therapy
Il lato positivo
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Award Year: 2012

The Artist (2011)

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The Artist 2012-06-26 2012-06-26 2012-10-24

Winner of five Oscars, this artful black-and-white silent film follows the romance between a silent-era superstar on a downward spiral and a rising young starlet who embraces the future of cinema at the dawn of the "talkies."

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A Better Life (2011)

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A Better Life 2011-10-18 2011-10-18 -

This candid social drama tracks the relationship and conflicts between Mexican immigrant gardener Carlos and his teenage son Luis, whom he's trying to interest in earning an honest living rather than drifting into the East L.A. gang scene.

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The Descendants (2011)

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The Descendants 2012-04-10 2012-04-10 -

Moneyball (2011)

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Moneyball 2012-01-10 2012-01-10 -

An all-star cast brings to life the true story of Billy Beane, a former jock turned general manager who uses unconventional methods to bring the best players to the Oakland A's, a Major League Baseball team struggling against financial hardship.

a.k.a. Die Kunst zu gewinnen - Moneyball
L'arte di vincere
Le Stratège
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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)

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Award Year: 2011

127 Hours (2010)

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127 Hours 2011-03-29 2011-03-29 -

From director Danny Boyle comes this harrowing tale of real-life mountain climber Aron Ralston (James Franco), who literally cuts himself loose from danger -- and lives to tell about it when sliding rock pins his forearm under a boulder during a climb in Utah. To stay alive, Ralston resorts to his basest survival instincts. The film scored Academy Award nominations in the Best Picture and Best Actor (Franco) categories.

a.k.a. 127 heures
127 horas
127 ore
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Biutiful (2010)

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Biutiful 2011-05-31 2011-05-31 2014-03-28

The King's Speech (2010)

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The King's Speech 2011-04-19 2011-04-19 2012-11-25

In this biographical drama that garnered multiple Academy Awards, Britain's King George VI struggles with an embarrassing stutter until he seeks help from unorthodox Australian speech therapist Lionel Logue.

a.k.a. El discurso del Rey
Il discorso del re
Le Discours d'un roi
The King's Speech - Die Rede des Königs
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The Social Network (2010)

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The Social Network 2011-02-08 2011-02-08 -

Director David Fincher's biographical drama chronicles the rise of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg from Harvard student to Internet superstar. As the entrepreneur is driven to succeed, his personal relationships suffer and he lands in legal trouble.

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True Grit (2010)

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True Grit 2011-06-07 2011-06-07 2011-12-31

Award Year: 2010

Crazy Heart (2009)

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Crazy Heart 2010-05-18 2010-05-18 -

When reporter Jean Craddock (Oscar nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal) interviews Bad Blake (Oscar winner Jeff Bridges) -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an existence playing in the shadow of Tommy (Colin Farrell), the upstart kid he once mentored? Robert Duvall produces and co-stars.

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Up in the Air (2009)

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Up in the Air 2010-03-09 2010-03-09 -

Ryan Bingham racks up miles flying around the country firing employees on behalf of companies. But he faces losing the job he savors to recent college grad Natalie Keener -- and losing the ability to escape emotional ties to anything.

a.k.a. Tra le nuvole
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