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*“Selma” marched into a best picture nomination this morning for the 87th Academy Awards.

The civil rights drama will face favorites “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” in the category, as well as “American Sniper,” “Boyhood,” “The Imitation Game,” “The Theory of Everything” and “Whiplash.”

Although “Selma” snagged a best picture nod, actor David Oyelowo was snubbed despite earning raves for his nuanced portrait of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Director Ava DuVernay, who would have been the first African-American woman to receive a best director nomination, was also overlooked.

“Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” each earned nine nominations to top all films.

“Birdman,” subtitled “The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance,” stars Michael Keaton as a former superhero actor trying to revive his career and his life by mounting a Broadway play. It earned nominations for best picture, best actor for Keaton, director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, supporting actor (Edward Norton), supporting actress (Emma Stone), original screenplay and cinematography, as well as some technical nods.

The rush of honors for “Budapest,” about the denizens of a European hotel in the years between the world wars, was somewhat unexpected, though the film had won best comedy/musical at the Golden Globes (defeating “Birdman,” among others). The film was nominated for best picture and director (Wes Anderson), along with original screenplay, cinematography, score and a host of other awards.

“The Imitation Game” received eight nominations. The drama stars Benedict Cumberbatch as British mathematician Alan Turing, who helped break the Germans’ Enigma coding machine in World War II and was a pioneer of computer science.

Cumberbatch earned a best actor nomination to go along with the film’s nods for picture, director (Morten Tyldum) and supporting actress (Keira Knightley).

“Boyhood,” which won the Golden Globe for best drama, also performed well, earning six nods. Director Richard Linklater picked up a nomination, as did supporting performers Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette. The movie follows the maturation of a child over 12 years and was filmed for a week or two each year so that audiences could see the actors age in real time.

The nominees for best animated feature are “Big Hero 6,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2,” “The Boxtrolls,” “The Song of the Sea” and “The Tale of Princess Kaguya.”

The announcements of the nominees drew some inadvertent laughs when Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs mispronounced the name of cinematographer Dick Pope, nominated for his work on “Mr. Turner,” as “Dick Poop.” Twitter quickly turned it into a meme.

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The 87th Academy Awards will take place Sunday, February 22, at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre. Neil Patrick Harris will host. The show airs on ABC.

Complete list of 87th annual Academy Award nominations announced Thursday:

1.Best picture: “American Sniper”; “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; “Boyhood”; “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; “The Imitation Game”; “Selma”; “The Theory of Everything”; “Whiplash.”

2. Actor: Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”; Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”; Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”; Michael Keaton, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything.”

3. Actress: Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night”; Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything”; Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”; Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”; Reese Witherspoon, “Wild.”

4. Supporting actor: Robert Duvall, “The Judge”; Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood”; Edward Norton, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; Mark Ruffalo, “Foxcatcher”; J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash.”

5. Supporting actress: Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”; Laura Dern, “Wild”; Keira Knightley, “The Imitation Game”; Emma Stone, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods.”

6. Directing: Alejandro G. Inarritu, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”; Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher”; Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game.”

7. Foreign language film: “Ida”; “Leviathan”; “Tangerines”; “Timbuktu”; “Wild Tales.”

8. Adapted screenplay: Jason Hall, “American Sniper”; Graham Moore, “The Imitation Game”; Paul Thomas Anderson, “Inherent Vice”; Anthony McCarten, “The Theory of Everything”; Damien Chazelle, “Whiplash.”

9. Original screenplay: Alejandro G. Inarritu, Nicolas Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr. and Armando Bo, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”; E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman, “Foxcatcher”; Wes Anderson (screenplay) and story by Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; Dan Gilroy, “Nightcrawler.”

10. Animated feature film: “Big Hero 6”; “The Boxtrolls”; “How to Train Your Dragon 2”; “Song of the Sea”; “The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.”

11. Production design: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; “The Imitation Game”; “Interstellar”; “Into the Woods”; “Mr. Turner.”

12. Cinematography: “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; “Ida”; “Mr. Turner”; “Unbroken.”

13. Sound mixing: “American Sniper”; “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; “Interstellar”; “Unbroken”; “Whiplash.”

14. Sound editing: “American Sniper”; “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”; “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”; “Interstellar”; “Unbroken.”

15. Original score: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; “The Imitation Game”; “Interstellar”; “Mr. Turner”; “The Theory of Everything.”

16. Original song: “Everything Is Awesome” from “The Lego Movie”; “Glory” from “Selma”; “Grateful” from “Beyond the Lights”; “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” from “Glen Campbell … I’ll Be Me””; “Lost Stars” from “Begin Again.”

17. Costume design: “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; “Inherent Vice”; “Into the Woods”; “Maleficent”; “Mr. Turner.”

18. Documentary feature: “CitizenFour”; “Finding Vivian Maier”; “Last Days in Vietnam”; “The Salt of the Earth”; “Virunga.”

19. Documentary (short subject): “Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1”; “Joanna”; “Our Curse”; “The Reaper (La Parka)”; “White Earth.”

20. Film editing: “American Sniper”; “Boyhood”; “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; “The Imitation Game”; “Whiplash.”

21. Makeup and hairstyling: “Foxcatcher”; “The Grand Budapest Hotel”; “Guardians of the Galaxy.”

22. Animated short film: “The Bigger Picture”; “The Dam Keeper”; “Feast”; “Me and My Moulton”; “A Single Life.”

23. Live action short film: “Aya”; “Boogaloo and Graham”; “Butter Lamp (La Lampe Au Beurre De Yak)”; “Parvaneh”; “The Phone Call.”

24. Visual effects: “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”; “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”; “Guardians of the Galaxy”; “Interstellar”; “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”