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'The Grand Budapest Hotel' leads the field with 11 BAFTA nods

"The Grand Budapest Hotel" earned a leading 11 BAFTA nominations, while "Birdman" and "The Theory of Everything" followed close behind with 10 nods apiece.

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Karen Butler
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch attends the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival awards gala at Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, California on January 3, 2015. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch attends the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival awards gala at Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, California on January 3, 2015. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

LONDON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The big-screen comedy The Grand Budapest Hotel led the field with 11 nods when nominations for the 2015 British Academy Film Awards were announced Friday.

Birdman and The Theory of Everything followed close behind with 10 nods apiece, and The Imitation Game with nine. The movies will compete with five-time nominee Boyhood for the top prize of Best Film.

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Winners will be announced at a Feb. 8 ceremony in London hosted by Stephen Fry.

The nominees are:

BEST FILM

The Grand Budapest Hotel The Theory of Everything Birdman The Imitation Game Boyhood

BEST BRITISH FILM

71 The Theory of Everything Under the Skin Pride The Imitation Game Paddington

BEST DIRECTOR

Alejandro G. Iñárritu Birdman Wes Anderson The Grand Budapest Hotel James Marsh The Theory Of Everything Richard Linklater Boyhood Damien Chazelle Whiplash

LEADING ACTOR

Eddie Redmayne The Theory of Everything Ralph Fiennes The Grand Budapest Hotel Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game Jake Gyllenhaal Nightcrawler Michael Keaton Birdman

LEADING ACTRESS

Felicity Jones The Theory of Everything Julianne Moore Still Alice Reese Witherspoon Wild Amy Adams Big Eyes Rosamund Pike Gone Girl

SUPPORTING ACTOR

J.K. Simmons Whiplash Mark Ruffalo Foxcatcher Steve Carell Foxcatcher Edward Norton Birdman Ethan Hawke Boyhood

SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Keira Knightley The Imitation Game Imelda Staunton Pride Emma Stone Birdman Patricia Arquette Boyhood Rene Russo Nightcrawler

RISING STAR

Gugu Mbatha-Raw Jack O'Connell Shailene Woodley Margot Robbie Miles Teller

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

The Theory of Everything Anthony McCarten The Imitation Game Graham Moore American Sniper Jason Hall Gone Girl Gillian Flynn Paddington Paul King

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

Birdman Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr, Armando Bo The Grand Budapest Hotel Wes Anderson Boyhood Richard Linklater Whiplash Damien Chazelle Nightcrawler Dan Gilroy

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