'Joker' leads Oscar nods with 11


This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from "Joker," in theaters on October 4, 2019.  (Photo: AP)

Todd Phillips's "Joker," a dark, arthouse take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, on Monday topped the Oscar nominations with 11.

"The Irishman," "1917" and "Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood" were tied in joint second, with 10 nominations each.

The Oscars will be handed out in Hollywood on February 9.