Brad & Angelina Get Golden Globe Nods, 'Button,' 'Frost/Nixon,' & 'Doubt' Lead Nominations

Terrence Howard, Brooke Shields, Rainn Wilson and Elizabeth Banks announced the 66th Annual Golden Globe nominations in Beverly Hills Thursday morning.

“The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,”“Frost/Nixon” and “Doubt” lead the Golden Globes with five nominations each. “Doubt” received four acting nominations.

Other best drama nominees Thursday included “The Reader,” “Revolutionary Road,” “Slumdog Millionaire” and “The Visitor.”

Meryl Streep was a double nominee for best dramatic actress for “Doubt” and musical or comedy actress for “Mamma Mia!”; and Kate Winslet was also honored twice with a best actress nomination for “Revolutionary Road” and supporting actress for “The Reader.”

Also nominated for dramatic actress were: Anne Hathaway, “Rachel Getting Married”; Angelina Jolie, “Changeling”; and Kristin Scott Thomas, “I’ve Loved You So Long.”

Nominees for dramatic actor are Leonardo DiCaprio, “Revolutionary Road”; Frank Langella, “Frost/Nixon”; Brad Pitt, “Benjamin Button”; Sean Penn, “Milk”; and Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler.”

The Globes nominated a few surprise performances including Tom Cruise for “Tropic Thunder” and James Franco for “Pineapple Express,” which both received joyous and surprising laughter from the crowd in the audience.

In the television world, NBC’s Tina Fey award show winning streak could continue with a nomination for her show, “30 Rock,” nabbing a nomination for best comedy series and best actress in a comedy or musical. Alec Baldwin also earned a nomination for his role on “30 Rock.”

Complete Golden Globe List Of Nominees:

PICTURE, DRAMA: “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Frost/Nixon,” “The Reader,” “Revolutionary Road,” “Slumdog Millionaire,” “The Visitor.”

PICTURE, MUSICAL OR COMEDY: “Burn After Reading,” “Happy-Go-Lucky,” “In Bruges,” “Mamma Mia!,” “Vicky Christina Barcelona.”

FOREIGN LANGUAGE PICTURE: “Baader Meinhof Complex,” “Everlasting Moments,” “Gomorrah,” “I’ve Loved You So Long,” “Waltz With Bashir.”

DIRECTOR: Danny Boyle, “Slumdog Millionaire”; Stephen Daldry, “The Reader”; David Fincher, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; Ron Howard, “Frost/Nixon”; Sam Mendes, “Revolutionary Road.”

DRAMATIC ACTOR: Leonardo DiCaprio, “Revolutionary Road”; Frank Langella, “Frost/Nixon”; Sean Penn, “Milk”; Brad Pitt, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler.”

DRAMATIC ACTRESS: Anne Hathaway, “Rachel Getting Married”; Angelina Jolie, “Changeling”; Meryl Streep, “Doubt”; Kristin Scott Thomas, “I’ve Loved You So Long”; Kate Winslet, “Revolutionary Road.”

ACTOR, COMEDY OR MUSICAL: Javier Bardem, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”; Colin Farrell, “In Bruges”; James Franco, “Pineapple Express”; Brendan Gleeson, “In Bruges”; Dustin Hoffman, “Last Chance Harvey.”

ACTRESS, COMEDY OR MUSICAL: Rebecca Hall, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”; Sally Hawkins, “Happy-Go-Lucky”; Frances McDormand, “Burn After Reading”; Meryl Streep, “Mamma Mia!”; Emma Thompson, “Last Chance Harvey.”

SUPPORTING ACTOR: Tom Cruise, “Tropic Thunder”; Robert Downey, Jr., “Tropic Thunder”; Ralph Fiennes, “The Duchess”; Philip Seymour Hoffman, “Doubt”; Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight.”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Amy Adams, “Doubt”; Penelope Cruz, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”; Viola Davis, “Doubt”; Marisa Tomei, “The Wrestler”; Kate Winslet, “The Reader.”

ANIMATED FILM: “Bolt,” “Kung Fu Panda,” “Wall-E.”

SCREENPLAY: Simon Beaufoy, “Slumdog Millionaire”; David Hare, “The Reader”; Peter Morgan, “Frost/Nixon”; Eric Roth, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; John Patrick Shanley, “Doubt.”

ORIGINAL SCORE: Alexandre Desplat, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”; Clint Eastwood, “Changeling”; James Newton Howard, “Defiance”; Hans Zimmer, “Frost/Nixon”; A.R. Rahman, “Slumdog Millionaire.”

SONG: “Down to Earth” (performed by Peter Gabriel, written by Peter Gabriel and Thomas Newman), “Wall-E”; “Gran Torino” (performed by Clint Eastwood), “Gran Torino”; “I Thought I Lost You” (performed Miley Cyrus and John Travolta, written by Miley Cyrus and Jeffrey Steele), “Bolt”; “Once in a Lifetime,” (performed by Beyonce), “Cadillac Records”; “The Wrestler” (performed by Bruce Springsteen, written by Bruce Springsteen), “The Wrestler.”

TELEVISION:

DRAMATIC TV SERIES: “Dexter,” “House M.D.,” “In Treatment,” “Mad Men,” “True Blood.”

ACTOR, TV DRAMA: Gabriel Byrne, “In Treatment”; Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”; Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”; Hugh Laurie, “House M.D.”; Jonathan Rhys Meyers, “The Tudors.”

ACTRESS, TV DRAMA: Sally Field, “Brothers & Sisters”; Mariska Hargitay, “Law & Order: SVU”; January Jones, “Mad Men”; Anna Paquin, “True Blood”; Kyra Sedgwick, “The Closer.”

TV SERIES, MUSICAL OR COMEDY: “Californication,” “Entourage,” “The Office,” “30 Rock,” “Weeds.”

ACTOR, TV MUSICAL OR COMEDY: Alec Baldwin, “30 Rock”; Steve Carell, “The Office”; Kevin Connolly, “Entourage”; David Duchovny, “Californication”; Tony Shalhoub, “Monk.”

ACTRESS, TV MUSICAL OR COMEDY: Christina Applegate, “Samantha Who?”; America Ferrera, “Ugly Betty”; Tina Fey, “30 Rock”; Debra Messing, “The Starter Wife”; Mary-Louise Parker, “Weeds.”

MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION: “Cranford,” “Bernard and Doris,” “John Adams,” “A Raisin in the Sun,” “Recount.”

ACTRESS IN A MINISERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Judi Dench, “Cranford”; Laura Linney, “John Adams”; Catherine Keener, “An American Crime”; Shirley MacLaine, “Coco Chanel”; Susan Sarandon, “Bernard and Doris.”

ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR A MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Ralph Fiennes, “Bernard and Doris”; Paul Giammatti, “John Adams”; Kevin Spacey, “Recount”; Keifer Sutherland, “24: Redemption”; Tom Wilkinson, “Recount.”

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Eileen Atkins, “Cranford”; Laura Dern, “Recount”; Melissa George, “In Treatment”; Rachel Griffiths, “Brothers & Sisters”; Dianne Wiest, “In Treatment.”

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, MINISERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Neil Patrick Harris, “How I Met Your Mother”; Denis Leary, “Recount”; Jeremy Piven, “Entourage”; Blair Underwood, “In Treatment”; Tom Wilkinson, “John Adams.”

CECIL B. DEMILLE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Steven Spielberg.

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