Performance by an actress in a supporting role
- Amy Adams in "The Master"
- Sally Field in "Lincoln"
- Anne Hathaway in "Les Miserables"
- Helen Hunt in "The Sessions"
- Jacki Weaver in "Silver Linings Playbook"
Veteran actress Sally Field, twice a winner of the Academy Award for Best Actress in the past, is in the running for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the multi-nominated historical drama Lincoln, alongside Helen Hunt in drama The Sessions and Amy Adams in The Master. Jackie Weaver is also recognised for her role in comedy-drama Silver Linings Playbook, while Anne Hathaway completes the list of nominations for her appearance in classic musical Les Miserables.