Golden Globe Nominations: '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' Score Big

Golden Globe Nominations: '12 Years a Slave' and 'American Hustle' Score Big

Dec 12, 2013

Nominations for the 2014 Golden Globe Awards were handed out today, and because of the separate categories for musical/comedy and drama, many of the year's best films got a chance to come hang out at the cool-kids' table, thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). 

Unlike this week's somewhat surprising SAG nominations, the HFPA brought The Wolf of Wall Street and Robert Redford back into the fold, though James Gandolfini did not receive a nomination (but his Enough Said costar Julia Louis-Dreyfus did). Surprises include Ron Howard's Rush nabbing a nomination for Best Picture (Drama) over, say, Dallas Buyers Club, the latter of which scored acting nominations (for Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto) instead. Also noticeably absent were both Saving Mr. Banks (save for Emma Thompson's nomination) and Lee Daniels' The Butler.

Check out all the big movie nominations below. The Golden Globe Awards will air live on NBC on January 12, 2014. 


Best Picture, Drama

Captain Phillips




12 Years a Slave


Best Picture, Comedy or Musical

American Hustle


Inside Llewyn Davis


The Wolf of Wall Street


Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity

Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips

Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave

Alexander Payne, Nebraska

David O. Russell, American Hustle


Best Actor, Drama

Idris Elba, Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom

Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave

Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips

Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Robert Redford, All Is Lost


Best Actress, Drama

Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Judi Dench, Philomena

Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks

Kate Winslet, Labor Day


Best Actor, Comedy

Christian Bale, American Hustle

Bruce Dern, Nebraska

Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis

Joaquin Phoenix, Her


Best Actress, Comedy

Amy Adams, American Hustle

Julie Delpy, Before Midnight

Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said

Meryl Streep, August: Osage County


Best Supporting Actor

Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips

Daniel Bruhl, Rush

Bradley Cooper, American Hustle

Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave

Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club


Best Supporting Actress

Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine

Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle

Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts, August: Osage County

June Squibb, Nebraska


Best Screenplay

American Hustle, David O. Russell and Eric Singer

Her, Spike Jonze

Nebraska, Bob Nelson

Philomena, Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope

12 Years A Slave, John Ridley


Best Original Score

All Is Lost, Alexander Ebert

The Book Thief, John Williams

Gravity, Steven Price

Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom, Alex Heffes

12 Years a Slave, Hans Zimmer


Best Original Song

“Let It Go,” Frozen

“Atlas,” The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

"Please Mr. Kennedy," Inside Llewyn Davis

"Ordinary Love," Mandela

"Sweeter Than Fiction," One Chance


Best Animated Feature Film

The Croods

Despicable Me 2



Best Foreign Language Film

Blue Is the Warmest Color

The Great Beauty

The Hunt

The Past

The Wind Rises




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