Oscars 2013: Trailers for Nominated Films

Here are the trailers for the majority of the Oscar-nominated films. The 85th annual Academy Awards will air on ABC February 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.
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1.
Lincoln (2012)
As the Civil War nears its end, President Abraham Lincoln clashes with members of his cabinet over the issue of abolishing slavery.
“ Nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Costume Design, Original Score, and Sound Mixing ” - IMDb-Editors
 
2.
Life of Pi (2012)
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor ... a fearsome Bengal tiger.
“ Nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Production Design, Original Score, Original Song, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, and Visual Effects ” - IMDb-Editors
 
3.
Les Misérables (2012)
In 19th-century France, ex-prisoner Jean Valjean, who for decades has been hunted by the ruthless policeman Javert after he breaks parole, agrees to care for factory worker Fantine’s daughter, Cosette. The fateful decision changes their lives forever.
“ Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup and Hairstyling, Original Song, and Sound Mixing ” - IMDb-Editors
 
4.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
“ Nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Adapted Screenplay, and Editing ” - IMDb-Editors
 
5.
Argo (2012)
As the Iranian revolution reaches a boiling point, a CIA 'exfiltration' specialist concocts a risky plan to free six Americans who have found shelter at the home of the Canadian ambassador.
“ Nominated for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Sound Mixing, and Sound Editing ” - IMDb-Editors
 
6.
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Watch the final theatrical trailer for Kathryn Bigelow's chronicle of the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden.
“ Nominated for Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Screenplay, Editing, Sound Editing ” - IMDb-Editors
 
7.
Skyfall (2012)
Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.
“ Nominated for Best Cinematography, Original Score, Original Song, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing ” - IMDb-Editors
 
8.
Django Unchained (2012)
Video: No. 2
With the help of his mentor, a slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
“ Nominated for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Screenplay, Cinematography, Sound Editing ” - IMDb-Editors
 
9.
Amour (2012)
Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.
“ Nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Screenplay, Foreign Language Film ” - IMDb-Editors
 
10.
Anna Karenina (2012)
Video: No. 1
Set in late-19th-century Russia high-society, the aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.
“ Nominated for Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Original Score ” - IMDb-Editors
 
11.
Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Faced with her father's fading health and environmental changes that release an army of prehistoric creatures called aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy leaves her Delta-community home in search of her mother.
“ Nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Adapted Screenplay ” - IMDb-Editors
 
12.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a vigorous group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug.
“ Nominated for Best Production Design, Makeup and Hairstyling, Visual Effects ” - IMDb-Editors
 
13.
The Master (2012)
A Naval veteran arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future - until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader.
“ Nominated for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress ” - IMDb-Editors
 
14.
Flight (2012)
Video: No.1
An airline pilot saves a flight from crashing, but an investigation into the malfunctions reveals something troubling.
“ Nominated for Best Actor, Best Screenplay ” - IMDb-Editors
 
15.
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012)
Video: No. 2
In a twist to the fairy tale, the Huntsman ordered to take Snow White into the woods to be killed winds up becoming her protector and mentor in a quest to vanquish the Evil Queen.
“ Nominated for Best Costume Design, Visual Effects ” - IMDb-Editors
 
16.
The Impossible (2012)
An account of a family caught, with tens of thousands of strangers, in the mayhem of one of the worst natural catastrophes of our time: the 2004 tsunami in Southeast Asia.
“ Nominated for Best Actress ” - IMDb-Editors
 
17.
The Sessions (2012)
A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.
“ Nominated for Best Supporting Actress ” - IMDb-Editors
 
18.
How to Survive a Plague (2012 Documentary)
The story of two coalitions -- ACT UP and TAG (Treatment Action Group) -- whose activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
“ Nominated for Best Documentary Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
19.
Searching for Sugar Man (2012 Documentary)
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock 'n' roller, Rodriguez.
“ Nominated for Best Documentary Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
20.
The Invisible War (2012 Documentary)
An investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape of soldiers within the US military.
“ Nominated for Best Documentary Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
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“ Nominated for Best Documentary Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
22.
The Gatekeepers (2012 Documentary)
Video: Exclusive
A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets.
“ Nominated for Best Documentary Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
23.
Frankenweenie (2012)
Video: No. 2
Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences.
“ Nominated for Best Animated Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
24.
Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
The bad-guy character in a classic game who longs to be a hero brings trouble to his entire arcade after sneaking into a new first-person shooter game and unleashing a deadly enemy.
“ Nominated for Best Animated Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
25.
Brave (2012)
Video: No. 3
Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.
“ Nominated for Best Animated Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
26.
ParaNorman (2012)
Video: No. 3
A misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead, takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse.
“ Nominated for Best Animated Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
27.
The Pirates! Band of Misfits (2012)
Video: No. 2
Pirate Captain sets out on a mission to defeat his rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz for the Pirate of the year Award. The quest takes Captain and his crew from the shores of Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London.
“ Nominated for Best Animated Feature ” - IMDb-Editors
 
28.
Ted (2012)
John Bennett is a grown man whose cherished teddy bear, Ted, came to life as the result of a childhood wish ... and has refused to leave his side ever since.
“ Nominated for Best Original Song ” - IMDb-Editors
 
29.
Chasing Ice (2012 Documentary)
Follow National Geographic photographer James Balog across the Arctic as he deploys time-lapse cameras designed for one purpose: to capture a multi-year record of the world's changing glaciers.
“ Nominated for Best Original Song ” - IMDb-Editors
 
30.
Kon-Tiki (2012)
The legendary explorer Thor Heyerdal's epic 4,300 miles crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, to prove that this could have been done in pre-Columbian times for South Americans to settle in Polynesia.
“ Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film ” - IMDb-Editors
 
31.
A Royal Affair (2012)
Video: No. 1
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.
“ Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film ” - IMDb-Editors
 
32.
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Video: No. 1
Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, two twelve-year-olds fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them down, a violent storm is brewing off-shore -- and the peaceful island community is turned upside down in more ways than anyone can handle.
“ Nominated for Best Screenplay ” - IMDb-Editors
 
33.
Hitchcock (2012)
Video: No. 1
A love story between influential filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock and wife Alma Reville during the filming of Psycho in 1959.
“ Nominated for Best Makeup and Hairstyling ” - IMDb-Editors
 
34.
The Longest Daycare (2012 Short Film)
Trailer for The Simpsons: The Longest Daycare
“ Nominated for Best Animated Short ” - IMDb-Editors
 
35.
Head Over Heels (2012 Short Film)
A husband and wife have grown apart over the years. He lives on the floor, she lives on the ceiling, and their marriage hangs in the balance.
“ Nominated for Best Animated Short ” - IMDb-Editors
 
36.
Asad (2012 Short Film)
Video: ASAD
Set in a war-torn fishing village in Somalia, an all-Somali refugee cast brings to life this coming-of-age fable of a Somali boy who is faced with falling into the pirate life, or rising above to choose the path of an honest fishing man.
“ Nominated for Best Short film, Live Action ” - IMDb-Editors
 
37.
Death of a Shadow (2012 Short Film)
Soldier Nathan died during World War I. A strange collector imprisoned his shadow and gave him a new chance: a second life against 10000 captured shadows. It is love that guides him, as his purpose is to meet Sarah again, the woman he fell in love with before he died. But then he discovers that she's already in love with someone else, jealousy clouds his mind and pushes him towards a bitter decision, not without consequences.
“ Nominated for Best Short film, Live Action ” - IMDb-Editors
 
38.
Curfew (2012 Short Film)
Video: Curfew
At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his nine-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours.
“ Nominated for Best Short film, Live Action ” - IMDb-Editors
 
39.
Buzkashi Boys (2012 Short Film)
Buzkashi Boys is a unique narrative short film shot entirely on location in Afghanistan, offering a rare glimpse at another side of this war-torn country. Set against the backdrop of buzkashi, a brutal game of horse polo played with a dead goat instead of a ball, the film follows two best friends, a street urchin and a blacksmith’s son, who struggle to reconcile dreams with duty as they make their way to manhood.
“ Nominated for Best Short film, Live Action ” - IMDb-Editors
 
40.
Mirror Mirror (2012)
Video: No. 1
An evil queen steals control of a kingdom and an exiled princess enlists the help of seven resourceful rebels to win back her birthright.
“ Nominated for Best Costume Design ” - IMDb-Editors
 
41.
Prometheus (2012)
Video: Full Version
A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
“ Nominated for Best Visual Effects ” - IMDb-Editors
 
42.
The Avengers (2012)
Video: No. 2
Nick Fury and the international agency S.H.I.E.L.D. bring together a team of super humans to form The Avengers to help save the Earth from Loki & his various membered army.
“ Nominated for Best Visual Effects ” - IMDb-Editors