Complete list of 81st annual Academy Award nominations announced Thursday:

1. Best Picture: ” The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ,” „Frost/Nixon,” „Milk,” ” The Reader ,” ” Slumdog Millionaire .”

2. Actor: Richard Jenkins , „The Visitor”; Frank Langella , „Frost/Nixon”; Sean Penn, „Milk”; Brad Pitt , „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; Mickey Rourke , ” The Wrestler .”

3. Actress: Anne Hathaway, „Rachel Getting Married”; Angelina Jolie , ” Changeling „; Melissa Leo , ” Frozen River „; Meryl Streep, „Doubt”; Kate Winslet , „The Reader.”

4. Supporting Actor: Josh Brolin , „Milk”; Robert Downey Jr ., ” Tropic Thunder „; Philip Seymour Hoffman , „Doubt”; Heath Ledger , ” The Dark Knight „; Michael Shannon , ” Revolutionary Road .”

5. Supporting Actress: Amy Adams , „Doubt”; Penelope Cruz , ” Vicky Cristina Barcelona „; Viola Davis , „Doubt”; Taraji P. Henson , „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; Marisa Tomei , „The Wrestler.”

6. Director: David Fincher , „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; Ron Howard, „Frost/Nixon”; Gus Van Sant , „Milk”; Stephen Daldry , „The Reader”; Danny Boyle , „Slumdog Millionaire.”

7. Foreign Film : „The Baader Meinhof Complex,” Germany; „The Class,” France; „Departures,” Japan; „Revanche,” Austria; ” Waltz With Bashir ,” Israel.

8. Adapted Screenplay : Eric Roth and Robin Swicord , „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; John Patrick Shanley , „Doubt”; Peter Morgan , „Frost/Nixon”; David Hare, „The Reader”; Simon Beaufoy , „Slumdog Millionaire.”

9. Original Screenplay: Courtney Hunt, „Frozen River”; Mike Leigh , „Happy-Go-Lucky”; Martin McDonagh , „In Bruges”; Dustin Lance Black, „Milk”; Andrew Stanton , Jim Reardon and Pete Docter, „WALL-E.”

10. Animated Feature Film : „Bolt”; ” Kung Fu Panda „; „WALL-E.”

11. Art Direction: „Changeling,” „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” „The Dark Knight,” „The Duchess,” „Revolutionary Road.”

12. Cinematography : „Changeling,” „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” „The Dark Knight,” „The Reader,” „Slumdog Millionaire.”

13. Sound Mixing: „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” „The Dark Knight,” „Slumdog Millionaire,” „WALL-E,” „Wanted.”

14. Sound Editing: „The Dark Knight,” „Iron Man,” „Slumdog Millionaire,” „WALL-E,” „Wanted.”

15. Original Score: „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” Alexandre Desplat ; „Defiance,” James Newton Howard ; „Milk,” Danny Elfman ; „Slumdog Millionaire,” A.R. Rahman ; „WALL-E,” Thomas Newman .

16. Original Song: „Down to Earth” from „WALL-E,” Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman; ” Jai Ho ” from „Slumdog Millionaire,” A.R. Rahman and Gulzar; „O Saya” from „Slumdog Millionaire,” A.R. Rahman and Maya Arulpragasam.

17. Costume: „Australia,” „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” „The Duchess,” „Milk,” „Revolutionary Road.”

18. Documentary Feature: „The Betrayal (Nerakhoon),” ” Encounters at the End of the World ,” „The Garden,” „Man on Wire,” ” Trouble the Water .”

19. Documentary ( short subject ): „The Conscience of Nhem En,” „The Final Inch,” „Smile Pinki,” „The Witness — From the Balcony of Room 306.”

20. Film Editing: „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” „The Dark Knight,” „Frost/Nixon,” „Milk,” „Slumdog Millionaire.”

21. Makeup: „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” „The Dark Knight,” „Hellboy II: The Golden Army.”

22. Animated Short Film: „La Maison en Petits Cubes,” „Lavatory — Lovestory,” „Oktapodi,” „Presto,” „This Way Up.”

23. Live Action Short Film: „Auf der Strecke (On the Line),” „Manon on the Asphalt,” „New Boy,” „The Pig,” „Spielzeugland (Toyland).”

24. Visual Effects: „The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” „The Dark Knight,” ” Iron Man .”

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Academy Award winner previously announced this year:

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award (Oscar statuette): Jerry Lewis