66th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations (2009)

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  • Date of Ceremony: Sunday, January 11, 2009
  • For films released in: 2008
  • Nominations Announcement: Thursday, December 11, 2008

Here is the complete list of nominations for the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards.

And the nominees are:

Best Motion Picture - Drama

  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
  • Frost/Nixon
  • The Reader
  • Revolutionary Road
  • Slumdog Millionaire

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Best Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy

  • Burn After Reading
  • Happy-Go-Lucky
  • In Bruges
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy

  • Burn After Reading
    Frances McDormand
  • Happy-Go-Lucky
    Sally Hawkins
  • Last Chance Harvey
    Emma Thompson
  • Mamma Mia!
    Meryl Streep
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Rebecca Hall

Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical/Comedy

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

  • Doubt
    Amy Adams
  • Doubt
    Viola Davis
  • The Reader
    Kate Winslet
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona
    Penelope Cruz
  • The Wrestler
    Marisa Tomei

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

Best Directing

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

Best Screenplay

  • 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 Foreign Language Film

  • The Baader Meinhof Complex
  • Everlasting Moments
  • Gomorrah
  • I've Loved You So Long
  • Waltz with Bashir

Best Animated Feature

  • Bolt
  • Kung Fu Panda
  • WALL·E

Best Music (Original Score)

  • 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 Music (Original Song)

  • Bolt "I Thought I Lost You"
    Miley Cyrus [Music and Lyrics] and Jeffrey Steele [Music and Lyrics]
  • Cadillac Records "Once in a Lifetime"
    Beyoncé Knowles [Music and Lyrics], Amanda Ghost [Music and Lyrics], Scott McFarnon [Music and Lyrics], Ian Dench [Music and Lyrics], James Dring [Music and Lyrics] and Jody Street [Music and Lyrics]
  • Gran Torino "Gran Torino"
    Clint Eastwood [Music], Jamie Cullum [Music], Kyle Eastwood [Music and Lyrics] and Michael Stevens [Music and Lyrics]
  • WALL·E "Down to Earth"
    Peter Gabriel [Music and Lyrics] and Thomas Newman [Music]
  • The Wrestler "The Wrestler"
    Bruce Springsteen

Best Television Series - Drama

  • Dexter
  • House
  • In Treatment
  • Mad Men
  • True Blood

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama

  • Brothers and Sisters
    Sally Field
  • The Closer
    Kyra Sedgwick
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
    Mariska Hargitay
  • Mad Men
    January Jones
  • True Blood
    Anna Paquin

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama

  • Dexter
    Michael C. Hall
  • House
    Hugh Laurie
  • In Treatment
    Gabriel Byrne
  • Mad Men
    Jon Hamm
  • The Tudors
    Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy

  • 30 Rock
  • Californication
  • Entourage
  • The Office
  • Weeds

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy

Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television

  • Bernard and Doris
  • Cranford
  • John Adams
  • A Raisin in the Sun
  • Recount

Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television

  • An American Crime
    Catherine Keener
  • Bernard and Doris
    Susan Sarandon
  • Coco Chanel
    Shirley MacLaine
  • Cranford
    Judi Dench
  • John Adams
    Laura Linney

Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television

  • Brothers and Sisters
    Rachel Griffiths
  • Cranford
    Eileen Atkins
  • In Treatment
    Melissa George
  • In Treatment
    Dianne Wiest
  • Recount
    Laura Dern

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture made for Television

  • Entourage
    Jeremy Piven
  • How I Met Your Mother
    Neil Patrick Harris
  • In Treatment
    Blair Underwood
  • John Adams
    Tom Wilkinson
  • Recount
    Denis Leary