'Argo' wins best picture Oscar

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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ben Affleck's Iran rescue thriller "Argo" has won best picture at the Academy Awards. Chris Terrio won the Adapted Screenplay award for "Argo."

Jennifer Lawrence won the leading actress Oscar for "Silver Linings Playbook." And Daniel Day Lewis won best actor for his portrayal of Abraham Lincoln.

Christoph Waltz won best supporting actor from the Academy Awards for his performance as a refined bounty hunter in Quentin Tarantino's outlandish slavery epic "Django Unchained."

Anne Hathaway won the Oscar for best supporting actress for her teary, show-stopping performance in "Les Miserables." Ang Lee won the Academy Award for best director for his "Life of Pi."

The Original Screenplay Oscar went to Quentin Tarantino's for "Django Unchained."

The foreign-language prize went to Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke's old-age love story "Amour." Adele's "Skyfall" has won the Academy Award for best original song, a first for a James Bond theme.

The 85th Academy Awards aired live Sunday night from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles with host Seth MacFarlane.

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