'Lincoln' leads Golden Globe nominations


Posted at Dec 13 2012 10:39 PM | Updated as of Dec 14 2012 08:04 PM

LOS ANGELES, California (UPDATED) -- US Civil War-era drama "Lincoln" led the Golden Globe nominations on Thursday with seven nods overall including best drama and best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis.

Following the film among top nominees for the Hollywood awards were Iran hostage drama "Argo" and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" with five nods each.

The best drama nominees were rounded out by thriller "Zero Dark Thirty" about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, and shipwreck tale "Life of Pi."

The Golden Globe Awards, which will be given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Jan. 13, are among the most widely-watched honors programs leading up to the Oscars in February.

Following is a list of key film and television nominees. Winners will be announced on Jan. 13 in Beverly Hills.


Best drama series

"Breaking Bad" (AMC)

"Boardwalk Empire" (HBO)

"Downton Abbey: Season 2" (PBS)

"Homeland" (Showtime)

"The Newsroom" (HBO)

Best comedy series

"The Big Bang Theory" (CBS)

"Episodes" (Showtime)

"Girls" (HBO)

"Modern Family" (ABC)

"Smash" (NBC)

Best actor, drama

Steve Buscemi, "Boardwalk Empire"

Bryan Cranston, "Breaking Bad"

Jeff Daniels, "The Newsroom"

Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"

Damian Lewis, "Homeland"

Best actress, drama

Connie Britton, "Nashville"

Glenn Close, "Damages"

Claire Danes, "Homeland"

Michelle Dockery, "Downton Abbey: Season 2"

Julianna Margulies, "The Good Wife"

Best actor, comedy

Alec Baldwin, "30 Rock"

Don Cheadle, "House of Lies"

Louis C.K., "Louie"

Matt LeBlanc, "Episodes"

Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"

Best actress, comedy

Zooey Deschanel, "New Girl"

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep

Lena Dunham, "Girls"

Tina Fey, "30 Rock"

Amy Poehler, "Parks and Recreation"


Best drama


"Django Unchained"

"Life of Pi"


"Zero Dark Thirty"

Best comedy or musical

"The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

"Les Miserables"

"Moonrise Kingdom"

"Salmon Fishing in Yemen"

"Silver Linings Playbook"

Best actor, drama

Daniel Day-Lewis, "Lincoln"

Richard Gere, "Arbitrage"

John Hawkes, "The Sessions"

Joaquin Phoenix, "The Master"

Denzel Washington, "Flight"

Best actress, drama

Jessica Chastain, "Zero Dark Thirty"

Marion Cotillard, "Rust and Bone"

Helen Mirren, "Hitchcock"

Naomi Watts, "The Impossible"

Rachel Weisz, "The Deep Blue Sea"

Best actor, comedy or musical

Jack Black, "Bernie"

Bradley Cooper, "Silver Linings Playbook"

Hugh Jackman, "Les Miserables"

Ewan McGregor, "Salmon Fishing in Yemen"

Bill Murray, "Hyde Park on Hudson"

Best actress, comedy or musical

Emily Blunt, "Salmon Fishing in Yemen"

Judi Dench, "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"

Maggie Smith, "Quartet"

Meryl Streep, "Hope Springs"

Best supporting actor

Alan Arkin, "Argo"

Leonardo DiCaprio, "Django Unchained"

Philip Seymour Hoffman, "The Master"

Tommy Lee Jones, "Lincoln"

Christoph Waltz, "Django Unchained"

Best supporting actress

Amy Adams, "The Master"

Sally Field, "Lincoln"

Anne Hathaway, "Les Miserables"

Helen Hunt, "The Sessions"

Nicole Kidman, "The Paperboy"

Best director

Ben Affleck, "Argo"

Kathryn Bigelow, "Zero Dark Thirty"

Ang Lee, "Life of Pi"

Steven Spielberg, "Lincoln"

Quentin Tarantino, "Django Unchained"

Best foreign language film

"Amour" (Austria)

"A Royal Affair" (Denmark)

"The Intouchables" (France)

"Kon-Tiki" (Norway/UK/Denmark)

"Rust and Bone" (France)

Best animated film



"Hotel Transylvania"

"Rise of the Guardians"

"Wreck-It Ralph"

Best screenplay

Mark Boal, "Zero Dark Thirty"

Tony Kushner, "Lincoln"

David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"

Quentin Tarantino, "Django Unchained"

Chris Terrio, "Argo"

Best original score

Mychael Danna, "Life of Pi"

Alexandre Desplat, "Argo"

Dario Marianelli, "Anna Karenina"

Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek, Reinhold Heil, "Cloud Atlas"

John Williams, "Lincoln"

Best original song

"FOR YOU," "Act of Valor" (Monty Powell/Keith Urban)

"NOT RUNNING ANYMORE," "Stand Up Guys" (Jon Bon Jovi)

"SAFE & SOUND," "The Hunger Games" (Taylor Swift/John Paul White/Joy Williams/T Bone Burnett

"SKYFALL," "Skyfall" (Adele/Paul Epworth)

"SUDDENLY," "Les Miserables"