James Franco, an Oscar nominee for Actor in a Leading Role for "127 Hours," as well as co-host of the 83rd Academy Awards, arrives at the 30th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif., Monday, Feb. 7, 2011. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) (AP)

2011 Academy Awards: Best Actor nominees

Javier Bardem, Jeff Bridges, Jesse Eisenberg, Colin Firth and James Franco are up for the award


Justin Spees
February 26, 2011 2:26AM (UTC)

Continuing with our 2011 Oscar primer, here is a list of the best actor nominees and the movies they're nominated for.

 

Javier Bardem in "Biutiful"

 

 

 Jeff Bridges in "True Grit"

 

 

 Jesse Eisenberg in "The Social Network"

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 Colin Firth in "The King's Speech"

 

 

James Franco in "127 Hours"


Justin Spees

Justin Spees is an editorial fellow at Salon.

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