2013 Oscar Nominations: Where to See Them in a Theater Near You

Argo, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook and more great films were nominated for Best Picture. See all of the nominations and find out where and when they'll be in nearby theaters.


Nominations for the 85th annual Academy Awards were announced Jan. 10, and we've got the list here. Lincoln led with 12 nominations. 

If you want to see the Best Picture nominations before the Oscars air, see below for local theater promotions and Redbox locations so you can find the films conveniently. 

The Oscars are at 6 p.m. (CT) Sunday, Feb. 24 on ABC. So you've got plenty of time to catch up and see the greatest films of the year before the Academy decides who gets the golden statues. 

Best Picture Nominees

  • Amour: An elderly couple's love is tested after the wife has a stroke. 
  • Argo: The CIA makes a fake movie to help Americans escape the revolutionary Iran.
  • Beasts of the Southern Wild: A 6-year-old learns courage when her small bayou community is flooded. 
  • Django Unchained: A slave turned bounty hunter seeks to save his wife from a plantation owner.
  • Les Miserables: An ex-prisoner agrees to care for a factory worker's daughter during 19th century France in this big screen adaptation.
  • Life of Pi: A young man explores spirituality while stranded at sea with a live tiger. 
  • Lincoln: During the Civil War, President Lincoln fights for an amendment to free the slaves.
  • Silver Linings Playbook: A former teacher leaves a mental institution and tries to rekindle his relationship with his ex-wife, but meets another woman. 
  • Zero Dark Thirty: The story of the hunt for terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. 

Go to Oscar.com for a full list of nominees

Area Theaters

Enter your ZIP into the Moviefone widget above or search by movie title to find the latest local showing times. Check back to this page for updates about any promotions local theaters are doing before the Oscars. 

AMC Loews Woodridge 18

  • Now Playing: Argo, Django Unchained, Life of Pi, Lincoln, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty
  • The Woodridge AMC isn't participating, but nearby AMC theaters in Naperville and Lombard are offering special marathons of the Best Picture nominees. Check more details

Hollywood Blvd. Cinema

Woodridge Cinemark

  • Now Playing: Les Miserables, Life of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook, Zero Dark Thirty. The theater also offers a marathon of the short films nominated. Get more details here

Local Video Rentals

As of Feb. 21, Beasts of the Southern Wild is the only Best Picture nominee available on Redbox. Argo was released on DVD this week. 

In Darien: Walmart, 2189 75th St.; Jewel, 7329 S. Cass Ave.

In Woodridge: Jewel, 2317 75th St.; Dominick's, 2363 63rd St.

Find more Redbox locations near Darien and Woodridge

Also check out Lion Video in Woodridge for new rentals. 

Michael Sewall January 10, 2013 at 03:07 PM
Which film do you guys think should win Best Picture? So far I've only seen Argo and Life of Pi, but I'm going to see Lincoln and Silver Linings Playbook this weekend.


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