(NBC News) The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has announced its Golden Globe nominations.
Seven was the lucky number for "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle".
Each film received seven nominations at Thursday morning's Golden Globe nomination ceremony.
"12 Years a Slave" was nominated for Best Drama, Best Director and Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor.
Competing for Best Drama will be "Captain Phillips", which earned a Best Actor nod for Tom Hanks, and "Gravity" which brought a Best Actress nomination for Sandra Bullock.
"American Hustle"s seven nominations include Best Comedy and Best Director, along with Lead Acting
nominations for Christian Bale and Amy Adams.
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