"Blue Jasmine," "Her" snag Writers Guild nominations

From second left, Cate Blanchette, Sally Hawkins, and Andrew Dice Clay in a scene from the Woody Allen film, "Blue Jasmine."  AP/Sony Pictures Classics

Buzzed-about films "Blue Jasmine" and "Her" are among the movies that scored nominations from the Writers Guild of America on Friday.

They were joined in the original screenplay category by "Dallas Buyers Club,” "Nebraska” and "Her.”

In the running for adapted screenplay are "August: Osage County,” “Before Midnight,” “Captain Phillips,” “Lone Survivor” and “The Wolf of Wall Street.”

The nominated films were whittled down from 54 original screenplays and 41 adapted screenplays.

To be eligible, movies had to be screened for at least a week in Los Angeles in 2013 and be written under the WGA's Minimum Basic Agreement. That meant some critically-acclaimed films were left out, including “12 Years a Slave” and “Rush.”

"Dirty Wars," "Herblock - The Black & The White," "No Place on Earth," "Stories We Tell" and "We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks" are among the documentaries in the running for WGA honors.

Winners will be unveiled on Feb. 1, at simultaneous ceremonies in New York and Los Angeles. Go here for more on the 2014 Writers Guild Awards.

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