"12 Years a Slave" & "American Hustle" Lead Golden Globe Nominees

Posted on: December 12th, 2013 by ABC News No Comments

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) — The nominations for the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced Thursday morning in Beverly Hills by Zoe Saldana, Olivia Wilde and Aziz Ansari.

12 Years a Slave and American Hustle tied to receive the most nods overall, with seven, including Best Motion Picture and Best Actor for Christian Bale and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Nebraska followed, earning five nominations, including Best Director and Best Screenplay.

For television, Behind the Candelabra and House of Cards tied for the lead, with four nods each. Interestingly, Behind the Candelabra co-stars Matt Damon and Michael Douglas will go head-to-head in the Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television category.

Sony Pictures leads the movie studios with 11 nominations overall, while HBO leads all television networks, with nine.

It has already been announced that Woody Allen will receive the 2014 Cecil B. DeMille Award for career achievement, though it’s been reported the director will not attend.

The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live coast to coast on NBC on January 12, 2014. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will return as hosts.

Here are the nominees:


Best Drama

  • 12 Years a Slave
  • Captain Phillips
  • Gravity
  • Philomena
  • Rush

Best Musical/Comedy

  • American Hustle
  • Her
  • Inside Lleweyn Davis
  • Nebraska
  • 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 Actress in a Drama

  • Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
  • Sandra Bullock, Gravity
  • Judi Dench, Philomena
  • Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks
  • Kate Winslet, Labor Day

Best Actor in a Drama

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave
  • Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips
  • Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyer’s Club
  • Robert Redford, All Is Lost

Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy

  • Christian Bale, American Hustle
  • Bruce Dern, Nebraska
  • Leonardo Di Caprio, The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis
  • Joaquin Phoenix, Her

Best Actress in a Musical or 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 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 Supporting Actor

  • Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips
  • Daniel Bruhl, Rush
  • Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
  • Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave
  • Jared Leto, Dallas Buyer’s Club

Best Screenplay

  • Spike Jonze, Her
  • Bob Nelson, Nebraska
  • Jeff Pope/Steve Coogan, Philomena
  • John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave
  • Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell, American Hustle

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Blue is the Warmest Color
  • The Great Beauty
  • The Hunt
  • The Past
  • The Wind Rises

Best Animated Feature

  • The Croods
  • Despicable Me 2
  • Frozen

Best Original Song

  • “Atlas,” The Hunger Games, Catching Fire
  • “Let It Go,” Frozen
  • “Ordinary Love,” Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • “Please Mr. Kennedy,” Inside Llewyn Davis
  • “Sweeter Than Fiction,” One Chance

Best Score

  • Alex Ebert, All Is Lost
  • Alex Heffes, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom
  • Steven Price, Gravity
  • John Williams, The Book Thief
  • Hans Zimmer, 12 Years a Slave


Best TV Comedy Or Musical

  • Girls
  • Modern Family
  • Parks and Recreation
  • The Big Bang Theory
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best TV Drama

  • Breaking Bad
  • Downton Abbey
  • The Good Wife
  • House of Cards
  • Masters of Sex

Best Actress in a TV Drama

  • Julianna Marguiles, The Good Wife
  • Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black
  • Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black
  • Kerry Washington, Scandal
  • Robin Wright, House of Cards

Best Actress in a TV Comedy

  • Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
  • Lena Dunham, Girls
  • Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie
  • Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Actor in a TV Drama

  • Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
  • Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan
  • Michael Sheen, Masters of Sex
  • Kevin Spacey, House of Cards
  • James Spader, The Black List

Best Actor in a TV Comedy

  • Jason Bateman, Arrested Development
  • Don Cheadle, House of Lies
  • Michael J. Fox, The Michael J. Fox Show
  • Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
  • Andy Samberg, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Best Miniseries or TV Movie

  • American Horror Story: Coven
  • Behind the Candelabra
  • Dancing on the Edge
  • Top of the Lake
  • White Queen

Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie

  • Helena Bonham Carter, Burton and Taylor
  • Rebecca Ferguson, White Queen
  • Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
  • Helen Mirren, Phil Spector
  • Elisabeth Moss, Top of the Lake

Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie

  • Matt Damon, Behind the Candelabra
  • Michael Douglas, Behind the Candelabra
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dancing on the Edge
  • Idris Elba, Luther
  • Al Pacino, Phil Spector

Best Supporting Actress in a TV Show, Miniseries or TV Movie

  • Jacqueline Bisset, Dancing on the Edge
  • Janet McTeer, White Queen
  • Hayden Panettiere, Nasvhille
  • Monica Potter, Parenthood
  • Sofia Vergara, Modern Family

Best Supporting Actor in a TV Show, Miniseries or TV Movie

  • Josh Charles, The Good Wife
  • Rob Lowe, Behind the Candelabra
  • Aaron Paul, Breaking Bad
  • Corey Stoll, House of Cards
  • Jon Voight, Ray Donovan

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