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’12 Years a Slave’ wins for best picture, ‘Gravity’ pulls in 7 Oscars

A view of an Oscar statue outside the 84th Annual Academy Awards show at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Sunday, February 26, 2012. 

By Ryan Weber and Karyna Rodriguez

March 3, 2014

"12 Years a Slave" took home the big prize at the end of the 86th Academy Awards, and "Gravity" won seven of the 10 Oscars for which it was nominated.  Both "Gravity" and "American Hustle" were nominated for 10 Academy Awards, but "American Hustle" took home none. "12 Years a Slave" was nominated for ...