Golden Globe Nominees Announced
December 15, 2011

Golden Globe Nominees Announced

1. BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

- THE DESCENDANTS - Sofia Vergara Ad Hominem Enterprises; Fox Searchlight Pictures

-  THE HELP - DreamWorks Pictures, Participant Media; Touchstone Pictures

- HUGO - Paramount Pictures presents a GK Films Production; Paramount Pictures

- THE IDES OF MARCH - Columbia Pictures, Cross Creek Pictures, Exclusive Media Group, Crystal City Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing

- MONEYBALL - Columbia Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing International

- WAR HORSE - DreamWorks Pictures; Touchstone Pictures

2. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

- GLENN CLOSE - ALBERT NOBBS

-  VIOLA DAVIS - THE HELP

- ROONEY MARA - THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

- MERYL STREEP - THE IRON LADY

- TILDA SWINTON - WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN

3. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA

- GEORGE CLOONEY - THE DESCENDANTS

- LEONARDO DICAPRIO -  J. EDGAR

- MICHAEL FASSBENDER - SHAME

- RYAN GOSLING - THE IDES OF MARCH

- BRAD PITT - MONEYBALL

4. BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

- 50/50 - Summit Entertainment and Mandate Pictures; Summit Entertainment

- THE ARTIST - a La Petite Reine – Studio 37 – La Classe Americaine – JD Prod- France3 Cinema – Jouror Production-uFilms coproduction; The Weinstein Company

- BRIDESMAIDS - Universal Pictures, Relativity Media, Apatow Productions; Universal Pictures

- MIDNIGHT IN PARIS - A Mediapro, Versatil Cinema & Gravier Production; Sony Pictures Classics

- MY WEEK WITH MARILYN - The Weinstein Company; The Weinstein Company

5. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

- JODIE FOSTER - CARNAGE

- CHARLIZE THERON - YOUNG ADULT

- KRISTEN WIIG - BRIDESMAIDS

- MICHELLE WILLIAMS - MY WEEK WITH MARILYN

- KATE WINSLET - CARNAGE

6. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

- JEAN DUJARDIN - THE ARTIST

- BRENDAN GLEESON - THE GUARD

- JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT - 50/50

- RYAN GOSLING - CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE.

- OWEN WILSON - MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

7.BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM

- THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN - Paramount Pictures/Columbia Pictures/ Hemisphere Capital/Amblin Entertainment/Wingnut Films Production/ Kennedy/Marshall Production A Steven Spielberg Film; Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures

-  ARTHUR CHRISTMAS - Columbia Pictures & Sony Pictures Animation; Sony Pictures Releasing International

-  CARS 2 - Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar Animation Studios; Walt Disney Pictures

-  PUSS IN BOOTS - DreamWorks Animation; Paramount Pictures

- RANGO - Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movies present A Blind Wink / GK Films Production; Paramount Pictures

8. BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

- THE FLOWERS OF WAR (CHINA) - (Jing Ling Shi San Chai) -New Pictures Film Company; Wrekin Hill Entertainment 

- IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY (USA) - GK Films; FilmDistrict

-  THE KID WITH A BIKE (BELGIUM) - (Le Gamin au Velo) - Les Films du Fleuve; Sundance Selects

- A SEPARATION (IRAN) - (Jodaeiye Nader az Simin) - Asghar Farhadi; Sony Pictures Classics

- THE SKIN I LIVE IN (SPAIN) - (La piel que habito) - El Deseo D.A., S.L.U.; Sony Pictures Classics

9. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

- BERENICE BEJO - THE ARTIST

- JESSICA CHASTAIN - THE HELP

- JANET MCTEER - ALBERT NOBBS

-  OCTAVIA SPENCER - THE HELP

- SHAILENE WOODLEY - THE DESCENDANTS

10. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE

- KENNETH BRANAGH - MY WEEK WITH MARILYN

- ALBERT BROOKS - DRIVE

- JONAH HILL – MONEYBALL

- VIGGO MORTENSEN - A DANGEROUS METHOD

- CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER - BEGINNERS

11. BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE

- WOODY ALLEN - MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

- GEORGE CLOONEY - THE IDES OF MARCH

- MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS - THE ARTIST

- ALEXANDER PAYNE - THE DESCENDANTS

- MARTIN SCORSESE - HUGO

12. BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE

-  WOODY ALLEN - MIDNIGHT IN PARIS

GEORGE CLOONEY, HESLOV, BEAU WILLIMON - THE IDES OF MARCH

MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS - THE ARTIST

- ALEXANDER PAYNE, NAT FAXON, JIM RASH - THE DESCENDANTS

- STEVEN ZAILLIAN, AARON SORKIN - MONEYBALL

13. BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE

- LUDOVIC BOURCE - THE ARTIST

- ABEL KORZENIOWSKI - W.E.

- TRENT REZNOR, ATTICUS ROSS - THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO

- HOWARD SHORE - HUGO

- JOHN WILLIAMS - WAR HORSE

14. BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE

-  “HELLO HELLO” — GNOMEO & JULIET

Music by: Elton John; Lyrics by: Bernie Taupin

-  “THE KEEPER” — MACHINE GUN PREACHER

Music & Lyrics by: Chris Cornell

-  “LAY YOUR HEAD DOWN” — ALBERT NOBBS

Music by: Brian Byrne; Lyrics by: Glenn Close

-  “THE LIVING PROOF” — THE HELP

Music by: Mary J. Blige, Thomas Newman, Harvey Mason, Jr.; Lyrics by: Mary J. Blige, Harvey Mason, Jr., Damon Thomas

- “MASTERPIECE” — W.E.

Music & Lyrics by: Madonna, Julie Frost, Jimmy Harry

15. BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

- AMERICAN HORROR STORY (FX) - Twentieth Century Fox Television

- BOARDWALK EMPIRE (HBO) - Leverage, Closest to the Hole Productions, Sikelia Productions and Cold Front Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

- BOSS (STARZ) - Lionsgate Television in association with Grammnet NH Productions, Roya Productions and Old Friends Productions

- GAME OF THRONES (HBO) - Bighead, Littlehead, 360 Television, Grok and Generator Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

- HOMELAND (SHOWTIME) - SHOWTIME Presents, Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet, Fox 21

16. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

- CLAIRE DANES - HOMELAND

- MIREILLE ENOS - THE KILLING

- JULIANNA MARGULIES - THE GOOD WIFE

- MADELEINE STOWE - REVENGE

- CALLIE THORNE - NECESSARY ROUGHNESS

17. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

- STEVE BUSCEMI - BOARDWALK EMPIRE

-  BRYAN CRANSTON - BREAKING BAD

- KELSEY GRAMMER - BOSS

- JEREMY IRONS - THE BORGIAS

- DAMIAN LEWIS - HOMELAND

18. BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

- ENLIGHTENED (HBO) - Ripcord Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

- EPISODES (SHOWTIME) - SHOWTIME Presents, Hat Trick Productions, Crane Klarik Productions

- GLEE (FOX) - Ryan Murphy Television in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

- MODERN FAMILY (ABC) - Levitan-Lloyd Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

- NEW GIRL FOX - Chernin Entertainment in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

19. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A TELEVISION SERIES –COMEDY OR MUSICA

- LAURA DERN - ENLIGHTENED

- ZOOEY DESCHANEL - NEW GIRL

- TINA FEY - 30 ROCK

- LAURA LINNEY - THE BIG C

- AMY POEHLER - PARKS AND RECREATION

20. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY OR MUSICAL

- ALEC BALDWIN - 30 ROCK

- DAVID DUCHOVNY - CALIFORNICATION

- JOHNNY GALECKI - THE BIG BANG THEORY

- THOMAS JANE - HUNG

- MATT LEBLANC - EPISODES

21. BEST MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

- CINEMA VERITE (HBO) - A Pariah Production in association with HBO Films

- DOWNTON ABBEY (MASTERPIECE) (PBS) - A Carnival/Masterpiece Co-production

- THE HOUR (BBC AMERICA) - Kudos Film and Television/BBC America co-production.

- MILDRED PIERCE (HBO) - A Killer Films/John Wells Production in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and HBO Miniseries

- TOO BIG TO FAIL (HBO) - A Spring Creek and A Deuce Three Production in association with HBO Films

22. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

- ROMOLA GARAI - THE HOUR

- DIANE LANE - CINEMA VERITE

- ELIZABETH MCGOVERN - DOWNTON ABBEY (MASTERPIECE)

- EMILY WATSON - APPROPRIATE ADULT

- KATE WINSLET - MILDRED PIERCE

23. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

- HUGH BONNEVILLE - DOWNTON ABBEY (MASTERPIECE)

- IDRIS ELBA - LUTHER

- WILLIAM HURT - TOO BIG TO FAIL

- BILL NIGHY - PAGE EIGHT (MASTERPIECE)

- DOMINIC WEST - THE HOUR

24. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

- JESSICA LANGE - AMERICAN HORROR STORY

- KELLY MACDONALD - BOARDWALK EMPIRE

- MAGGIE SMITH - DOWNTON ABBEY (MASTERPIECE)

- SOFIA VERGARA - MODERN FAMILY

- EVAN RACHEL WOOD - MILDRED PIERCE

25. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION

- PETER DINKLAGE - GAME OF THRONES

- PAUL GIAMATTI - TOO BIG TO FAIL

- GUY PEARCE - MILDRED PIERCE

- TIM ROBBINS - CINEMA VERITE

- ERIC STONESTREET - MODERN FAMILY