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Golden Globe Nominations: Lincoln Leads with 7 [VIDEO]

Steven Spielberg’s Civil War epic “Lincoln” led the Golden Globes Wednesday with seven nominations, among them best drama, best director for Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.

Megan Fox speaks onstage during the 70th Annual Golden Globes Awards Nominations
Megan Fox speaks onstage during the 70th Annual Golden Globes Awards Nominations (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Tied for second-place with five nominations each, including best drama are the Iran hostage-crisis thriller “Argo” and the slave-turned-bounty-hunter tale “Django Unchained.”

Other best-drama nominees are the shipwreck story “Life of Pi” and the Osama bin Laden manhunt thriller “Zero Dark Thirty.”

 

Nominated for best musical or comedy were: the British retiree adventure “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”; the Victor Hugo musical “Les Miserables”; the first-love tale “Moonrise Kingdom”; the fishing romance “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”; and the lost-soul romance “Silver Linings Playbook.

Special Screening Of Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln” At The Ziegfeld Theatre (Getty Images)

Along with Day-Lewis as Abraham Lincoln in Spielberg’s epic, best dramatic actor contenders are Richard Gere as a deceitful Wall Streeter in “Arbitrage”; John Hawkes as a polio victim trying to lose his virginity in “The Sessions”; Joaquin Phoenix as a Navy veteran under the sway of a cult leader in “The Master”; and Denzel Washington as a boozy airline pilot in “Flight”

Dramatic-actress nominees are Jessica Chastain as a CIA analyst hunting Osama bin Laden in “Zero Dark Thirty”; Marion Cotillard as a whale biologist beset by tragedy in “Rust and Bone”; Helen Mirren as Alfred Hitchcock’s strong-minded wife in “Hitchcock”; Naomi Watts as a woman caught up in a devastating tsunami in “The Impossible”; and Rachel Weisz as a woman ruined by an affair in “The Deep Blue Sea.”

Film nominees for the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards

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—Picture, Drama: “Argo,” ”Lincoln,” ”Life of Pi,” ”Django Unchained,” ”Zero Dark Thirty.”

—Picture, Musical or Comedy: “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,” ”Les Miserables,” ”Moonrise Kingdom,” ”Salmon Fishing in the Yemen,” ”Silver Linings Playbook.”

—Actor, Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis, “Lincoln”; Richard Gere, “Arbitrage”; John Hawkes, “The Sessions”; Joaquin Phoenix, “The Master”; Denzel Washington, “Flight.”

—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.”

—Director: Ben Affleck, “Argo”; Kathryn Bigelow, “Zero Dark Thirty”; Ang Lee, “Life of Pi”; Steven Spielberg, “Lincoln”; Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained.”

—Actor, Musical or Comedy: Hugh Jackman, “Les Miserables”; Jack Black, “Bernie”; Bradley Cooper, “Silver Linings Playbook”; Bill Murray, “Hyde Park on Hudson”; Ewan McGregor, “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.”

—Actress, Musical or Comedy: Emily Blunt, “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen”; Judi Dench, “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”; Jennifer Lawrence, “Silver Linings Playbook”; Maggie Smith, “Quartet”; Meryl Streep, “Hope Springs.”

—Supporting Actor: Alan Arkin, “Argo”; Leonard DiCaprio, “Django Unchained”; Philip Seymour Hoffman, “The Master”; Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln”; Christoph Waltz, “Django Unchained.”

—Supporting Actress: Amy Adams, “The Master”; Sally Field, “Lincoln”; Anne Hathaway, “Les Miserables”; Helen Hunt, “The Sessions”; Nicole Kidman, “The Paperboy.”

—Foreign Language: “Amour,” ”A Royal Affair,” ”The Intouchables,” ”Kon-Tiki,” ”Rust and Bone.”

—Animated Film: “Brave,” ”Frankenweenie,” ”Hotel Transylvania,” ”Rise of the Guardians,” ”Wreck-It Ralph.”

—Screenplay: Mark Boal, “Zero Dark Thirty”; Tony Kushner, “Lincoln”; David O. Russell, “Silver Livings Playbook”; Quentin Tarantino, “Django Unchained”; Chris Terrio, “Argo.”

—Original Score: Mychael Danna, “Life of Pi”; Alexandre Desplat, “Argo”; Dario Marianelli, “Anna Karenina”; Tom Tykwer, Johnny Klimek and Reinhold Heil, “Cloud Atlas”; John Williams, “Lincoln.”

—Original Song: “For You ” (music and lyrics by Keith Urban), “Act of Valor”; “Not Running Anymore” (music and lyrics by Jon Bon Jovi), “Stand Up Guys”; “Safe & Sound” (music and lyrics by Taylor Swift, John Paul White, Joy Williams and T Bone Burnett), “The Hunger Games”; “Skyfall” (music and lyrics by Adel and Paul Epworth), “Skyfall”; “Suddenly” (music by Claude-Michel Schonberg and lyrics by Schonberg and Alain Boublil), “Les Miserables.”

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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