"12 Years a Slave" also attained individual acting nominations, including male lead for Chiwetel Ejiofor as a displaced free African-American man, Michael Fassbender for supporting actor as a ruthless slave owner and Lupita Nyong'o for female support as a favored fieldworker.
"Osage County" had individual nominations for Streep for female lead as the conflicted matriarch in the adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning play, and Roberts as the domineering daughter for supporting female actor.
Additional best-actress nominees included Cate Blanchett as a fallen socialite in Woody Allen's "Blue Jasmine," Sandra Bullock as a brave astronaut in Alfonso Curaon's lost-in-space odyssey "Gravity," Judi Dench as a woman in search of her son in "Philomena" and Emma Thompson as author P.L. Travers in the Disney comedy "Saving Mr. Banks."
June Squibb, as a spitfire in Alexander Payne's small town comedy "Nebraska" and Oprah Winfrey, as the bold Gloria Gaines in "The Butler," also received supporting role noms.
"Dallas Buyers Club" also scored nominations for best actor for Matthew McConaughey as a HIV-positive rodeo-lover and Jared Leto for supporting actor as a transgender. Forest Whitaker received the lead actor nomination for his portrayal of a long-time White House butler in "Lee Daniels' The Butler."