Gravity was the big winner at the Oscars in Hollywood on Sunday night, winning seven Oscars, including Best Director, while 12 Years a Slave was named Best Picture.

Along with the Best Director award for Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity also won the Oscars for Best Cinematography, Film Editing, Original Score, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing and Visual Effects.

As expected, Matthew McConaughey was named Best Actor for Dallas Buyers Club, with co-star Jared Leto winning Best Supporting Actor.

Favourite Cate Blanchett won Best Actress for Blue Jasmine, with another favourite, Lupita Nyong'o, winning Best Supporting Actress for her performance in 12 Years a Slave.

The award for Best Adapted Screenplay went to John Ridley for 12 Years a Slave, with Spike Jonze winning Best Original Screenplay for Her.

Frozen won Best Animated Feature and Best Song for Let It Go. The Great Beauty was named Best Foreign Language Film, with 20 Feet from Stardom winning Best Documentary Feature.

Watch the Oscars on RTÉ Two tonight, Monday March 3, from 9:00pm.

The Winners

Best Picture - 12 Years a Slave

Best Director - Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity

Best Actor - Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actress - Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Best Supporting Actor - Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress - Lupita Nyong'o, 12 Years a Slave

Best Adapted Screenplay - 12 Years a Slave (John Ridley)

Best Original Screenplay - Her (Spike Jonze)

Best Animated Feature - Frozen

Best Animated Short - Mr Hublot

Best Cinematography - Gravity (Emmanuel Lubezki)

Best Costume Design - The Great Gatsby (Catherine Martin)

Best Documentary Feature - 20 Feet from Stardom

Best Documentary Short - The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life

Best Film Editing - Gravity (Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger)

Best Foreign Language Film - The Great Beauty

Best Live Action Short - Helium

Best Make-Up and Hair - Dallas Buyers Club (Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews)

Best Original Score - Gravity (Steven Price)

Best Original Song - Let It Go, Frozen (Music and Lyric by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez)

Best Production Design - The Great Gatsby (Production Design: Catherine Martin; Set Decoration: Beverley Dunn)

Best Sound Editing - Gravity (Glenn Freemantle)

Best Sound Mixing - Gravity (Skip Lievsay, Niv Adiri, Christopher Benstead and Chris Munro)

Best Visual Effects - Gravity (Tim Webber, Chris Lawrence, David Shirk and Neil Corbould)