‘Joker’ or ‘The Irishman’, ‘The Crown’ or ‘Killing Eve’? Who will take home Golden Globes Sunday night?


NBC(LOS ANGELES) — With its more relaxed atmosphere — due in part to an open bar — and ability to pave the way for Oscar gold,  the Golden Globes is often thought of as celebs’ favorite awards show.

Outspoken Office co-creator Ricky Gervais is locked and loaded for his fifth turn as host Sunday night, but who will take home the gold is anyone’s guess. 

With a company-best 34 nominations, Netflix leads the competition going into the event. The streaming giant earned six nominations for Noah Baumbach’s drama Marriage Story, starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson, who also earned nods in the respective outstanding actor/actress in a drama category.

The film is also a contender for the Best Motion Picture — Drama category, where it’s competing against Netflix’s own drama, The Irishman. The Martin Scorsese crime epic earned five nominations, including Best Motion Picture — Drama, and a best director nomination for Scorsese, as well as best supporting nominations for Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.

The streaming service’s Dolemite Is My Name earned a nomination in the Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy category, and a best actor nomination for Eddie Murphy.

Netflix also scooped up major television kudos, with four nominations apiece for both newcomer Unbelievable and awards show favorite The Crown.

Certainly, winning an armful of Emmys for show creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge puts her Amazon Prime show Fleabag in the pole position in the TV comedy category, but it’s up against fellow award magnets Barry on HBO, Netflix’s The Kominsky Method and Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

On the dramatic TV side, newbie streamer Apple TV+ came out of the gate with nominations for its The Morning Show, which earned nods for its co-producer and co-leads Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon. The Morning Show goes head to head with another Witherspoon project, HBO’s Big Little Lies, as well as Netflix’s The Crown, BBC America’s Emmy winner Killing Eve, and HBO’s Succession.

The 77th annual Golden Globe Awards air on NBC January 5, live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Here are this year’s Golden Globe nominees:


Best Motion Picture – DramaThe Irishman (Netflix)Marriage Story (Netflix)1917 (Universal)Joker (Warner Bros.)The Two Popes (Netflix)

Best Motion Picture – Musical or ComedyOnce Upon a Time in Hollywood (Sony)Jojo Rabbit (Fox Searchlight)Knives Out (Lionsgate)Rocketman (Paramount)Dolemite Is My Name (Netflix)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – DramaChristian Bale, Ford v FerrariAntonio Banderas, Pain and GloryAdam Driver, Marriage StoryJoaquin Phoenix, JokerJonathan Pryce, The Two Popes

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – DramaCynthia Erivo, HarrietScarlett Johansson, Marriage StorySaoirse Ronan, Little WomenCharlize Theron, BombshellRenée Zellweger, Judy

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or ComedyAwkwafina, The FarewellAna de Armas, Knives OutCate Blanchett, Where’d You Go, BernadetteBeanie Feldstein, BooksmartEmma Thompson, Late Night

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or ComedyDaniel Craig, Knives OutRoman Griffin Davis, Jojo RabbitLeonardo DiCaprio, Once Upon a Time in HollywoodTaron Egerton, RocketmanEddie Murphy, Dolemite Is My Name

Best Director – Motion PictureBong Joon-ho, ParasiteSam Mendes, 1917Todd Phillips, JokerMartin Scorsese, The IrishmanQuentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Motion Picture – Foreign LanguageThe FarewellLes MiserablesPain and GloryPortrait of a Lady on Fire

Best Motion Picture – AnimatedFrozen II (Disney)How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Universal)Missing Link (United Artists Releasing)Toy Story 4 (Disney)Lion King (Disney)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion PictureTom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the NeighborhoodAnthony Hopkins, The Two PopesAl Pacino, The IrishmanJoe Pesci, The IrishmanBrad Pitt, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion PictureKathy Bates, Richard JewellAnnette Bening, The ReportLaura Dern, Marriage StoryJennifer Lopez, HustlersMargot Robbie, Bombshell

Best Screenplay – Motion PictureMarriage StoryParasiteThe Two PopesOnce Upon a Time in HollywoodThe Irishman

Best Original Song – Motion Picture“Beautiful Ghosts,” CATS“(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again,” Rocketman“Into the Unknown,” Frozen II“Spirit,” The Lion King“Stand Up,” Harriet

Best Original Score – Motion PictureDaniel Pemberton, Motherless BrooklynAlexandre Desplat, Little WomenHildur Guðnadóttir, JokerThomas Newman, 1917Randy Newman, Marriage Story


Best Television Series – DramaBig Little Lies (HBO)The Crown (Netflix)Killing Eve (BBC America)The Morning Show (Apple TV Plus)Succession (HBO)

Best Television Series – Musical or ComedyBarry (HBO)Fleabag (BBC)The Kominsky Method (Netflix)The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon)The Politician (Netflix)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – DramaJennifer Aniston, The Morning ShowOlivia Colman, The CrownJodie Comer, Killing EveNicole Kidman, Big Little LiesReese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – DramaBrian Cox, SuccessionKit Harington, Game of ThronesRami Malek, Mr. RobotTobias Menzies, The CrownBilly Porter, Pose

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or ComedyChristina Applegate, Dead to MeRachel Brosnahan, The Marvelous Mrs. MaiselKirsten Dunst, On Becoming a God in Central FloridaNatasha Lyonne, Russian DollPhoebe Waller-Bridge, Fleabag

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or ComedyMichael Douglas, The Kominsky MethodBill Hader, BarryBen Platt, The PoliticianPaul Rudd, Living with YourselfRamy Youssef, Ramy

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionCatch-22 (Hulu)Chernobyl (HBO)Fosse/Verdon (FX)The Loudest Voice (Showtime)Unbelievable (Netflix)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionChristopher Abbott, Catch-22Sacha Baron Cohen, The SpyRussell Crowe, The Loudest VoiceJared Harris, ChernobylSam Rockwell, Fosse/Verdon

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionPatricia Arquette, The ActHelena Bonham Carter, The CrownToni Collette, UnbelievableMeryl Streep, Big Little LiesEmily Watson, Chernobyl

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionKaitlyn Dever, UnbelievableJoey King, The ActHelen Mirren, Catherine the GreatMerritt Wever, UnbelievableMichelle Williams, Fosse/Verdon

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for TelevisionAlan Arkin, The Kominsky MethodKieran Culkin, SuccessionAndrew Scott, FleabagStellan Skarsgård, ChernobylHenry Winkler, Barry

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