Academy Awards 2011: Nominees' reactions

Slideshow posted in Entertainment News | Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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'The Fighter,' which stars Mark Wahlberg as real-life boxer 'Irish' Micky Ward, earned seven nominations at the 2011 Academy Awards, including Actor in a Supporting Role for Christian Bale, who plays Ward's brother, Actress in a Supporting Role, who played Ward's love interest and Best Picture.

'I'd like to thank the Academy for recognizing 'The Fighter' with this morning's nominations,' Adams said in a statement after learning about her nomination. 'Playing Charlene was truly an inspiring experience and I'm so proud and grateful to have been a part of this movie. It's an honor to be nominated in the same category as Melissa, and alongside such incredible actresses.'

This is Adams' third Oscar nomination. She also received nods for her roles in the movies 'Doubt' in 2008 and 'Junebug' in 2005. She has also appeared in movies such as 'Enchanted' and 'Cruel Intentions 2.'

(Pictured: Amy Adams appears in a scene from the 2010 movie 'The Fighter.') (JoJo Whilden / Fighter LLC)