The 66th Golden Globe Awards – nominations

Best Motion Picture – Drama
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
The Reader
Revolutionary Road
Slumdog Millionaire

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Burn After Reading
Happy-Go-Lucky
In Bruges
Mamma Mia!
Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Leonardo DiCaprio – Revolutionary Road as Frank Wheeler
Frank Langella – Frost/Nixon as Richard Nixon
Brad Pitt – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button as Benjamin Button
Sean Penn – Milk as Harvey Milk
Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler as Randy “The Ram” Robinson

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Anne Hathaway – Rachel Getting Married as Kym
Angelina Jolie – Changeling as Christine Collins
Meryl Streep – Doubt as Sister Aloysius Beauvier
Kristin Scott Thomas – I’ve Loved You So Long (Il y a longtemps que je t’aime) as Juliette Fontaine
Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road as April Wheeler

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Javier Bardem – Vicky Cristina Barcelona as Juan Antonio Gonzalo
Colin Farrell – In Bruges as Ray
James Franco – Pineapple Express as Saul Silver
Brendan Gleeson – In Bruges as Ken
Dustin Hoffman – Last Chance Harvey as Harvey Shine

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Rebecca Hall – Vicky Cristina Barcelona as Vicky
Sally Hawkins – Happy-Go-Lucky as Pauline “Poppy” Cross
Frances McDormand – Burn After Reading as Linda Litzke
Meryl Streep – Mamma Mia! as Donna Carmichael
Emma Thompson – Last Chance Harvey as Kate Walker

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Tom Cruise – Tropic Thunder as Les Grossman
Robert Downey Jr. – Tropic Thunder as Kirk Lazarus
Ralph Fiennes – The Duchess as William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire
Philip Seymour Hoffman – Doubt as Father Brendan Flynn
Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight as The Joker (posthumous)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture
Amy Adams – Doubt as Sister James
Penélope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona as María Elena
Viola Davis – Doubt as Mrs. Miller
Marisa Tomei – The Wrestler as Cassidy
Kate Winslet – The Reader as Hanna Schmitz

Best Director – Motion Picture
Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
Stephen Daldry – The Reader
David Fincher – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Ron Howard – Frost/Nixon
Sam Mendes – Revolutionary Road

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Eric Roth
Doubt – John Patrick Shanley
Frost/Nixon – Peter Morgan
The Reader – David Hare
Slumdog Millionaire – Simon Beaufoy

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“Down to Earth” (performed by Peter Gabriel) – WALL-E
“Gran Torino” (performed by Jamie Cullum) – Gran Torino
“I Thought I Lost You” (performed By Miley Cyrus and John Travolta) – Bolt
“Once in a Lifetime” (performed by Beyoncé Knowles) – Cadillac Records
“The Wrestler” (performed by Bruce Springsteen) – The Wrestler

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
Changeling – Clint Eastwood
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Alexandre Desplat
Defiance – James Newton Howard
Frost/Nixon – Hans Zimmer
Slumdog Millionaire – A. R. Rahman

Best Foreign Language Film
The Baader Meinhof Complex (Der Baader Meinhof Komplex) • Germany
Everlasting Moments (Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick) • Sweden/Denmark
Gomorrah (Gomorra) • Italy
I’ve Loved You So Long (Il y a longtemps que je t’aime) • France
Waltz with Bashir (Vals im Bashir) • Israel

Best Animated Feature Film
Bolt
Kung Fu Panda
WALL-E

Best Television Series
Drama
Dexter (Showtime)
House (Fox)
In Treatment (HBO)
Mad Men (AMC)
True Blood (HBO)

Musical or Comedy
30 Rock (NBC)
Californication (Showtime)
Entourage (HBO)
The Office (NBC)
Weeds (Showtime)

Best Performance in a Television Series – Drama
Actor
Gabriel Byrne – In Treatment (HBO) as Dr. Paul Weston
Michael C. Hall – Dexter (Showtime) as Dexter Morgan
Jon Hamm – Mad Men (AMC) as Don Draper
Hugh Laurie – House (Fox) as Dr. Gregory House
Jonathan Rhys Meyers – The Tudors (Showtime) as Henry VIII of England

Actress
Sally Field – Brothers & Sisters (ABC) as Nora Walker
Mariska Hargitay – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC) as Det. Olivia Benson
January Jones – Mad Men (AMC) as Betty Draper
Anna Paquin – True Blood (HBO) as Sookie Stackhouse
Kyra Sedgwick – The Closer (TNT) as Deputy Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson

Best Performance in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy
Actor
Alec Baldwin – 30 Rock (NBC) as Jack Donaghy
Steve Carell – The Office (NBC) as Michael Scott
Kevin Connolly – Entourage (HBO) as Eric Murphy
David Duchovny – Californication (Showtime) as Hank Moody
Tony Shalhoub – Monk (USA Network) as Adrian Monk

Actress
Christina Applegate – Samantha Who? (ABC) as Samantha “Sam” Newly
America Ferrera – Ugly Betty (ABC) as Betty Suarez
Tina Fey – 30 Rock (NBC) as Liz Lemon
Debra Messing – The Starter Wife (USA Network) as Molly Kagan
Mary-Louise Parker – Weeds (Showtime) as Nancy Botwin

Best Performance in a Miniseries or Television Film
Actor
Ralph Fiennes – Bernard and Doris (HBO) as Bernard Lafferty
Paul Giamatti – John Adams (HBO) as John Adams
Kevin Spacey – Recount (HBO) as Ron Klain
Kiefer Sutherland – 24: Redemption (Fox) as Jack Bauer
Tom Wilkinson – Recount (HBO) as James Baker

Actress
Catherine Keener – An American Crime (Showtime) as Gertrude Baniszewski
Laura Linney – John Adams (HBO) as Abigail Adams
Shirley MacLaine – Coco Chanel (Lifetime) as Coco Chanel
Susan Sarandon – Bernard and Doris (HBO) as Doris Duke
Judi Dench – Cranford (PBS) as Matilda “Matty” Jenkyns

Best Supporting Performance in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film
Supporting Actor
Neil Patrick Harris – How I Met Your Mother (CBS) as Barney Stinson
Denis Leary – Recount (HBO) as Michael Whouley
Jeremy Piven – Entourage (HBO) as Ari Gold
Blair Underwood – In Treatment (HBO) as Alex Prince
Tom Wilkinson – John Adams (HBO) as Benjamin Franklin

Supporting Actress
Eileen Atkins – Cranford (PBS) as Deborah Jenkyns
Laura Dern – Recount (HBO) as Katherine Harris
Melissa George – In Treatment (HBO) as Laura Hill
Rachel Griffiths – Brothers & Sisters (ABC) as Sarah Walker
Dianne Wiest – In Treatment (HBO) as Gina

Best Miniseries or Television Film
Bernard and Doris (HBO)
Cranford (PBS)
John Adams (HBO)
A Raisin in the Sun (ABC)
Recount (HBO)

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