Globes

This page ranks the Golden Globe contenders. 2020 contenders are ranked by most likely to be nominated.

Last Update: 12/22/20

Motion Picture – Drama (12/22/20)
Nomadland
The Trial of the Chicago 7
Mank
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
News of the World

Alternates
Promising Young Woman
One Night in Miami
Da 5 Bloods
The Father

Dark Horses
The Midnight Sky


Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (12/08/20)
The Prom
Borat Subsequent MovieFilm
Palm Springs
The King of Staten Island
Hamilton

Alternates
On the Rocks
The Personal History of David Copperfield
Wild Mountain Thyme
Emma
French Exit
Happiest Season
Standing Up, Falling Down

Dark Horses
The Forty-Year-Old Version
Kajillionaire
Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Birds of Prey
The Gentlemen
Coming 2 America
Military Wives


Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Frances McDormand – Nomadland
Viola Davis – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Vanessa Kirby – Pieces of a Woman
Olivia Colman – The Father
Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman

Alternates
Sophie Loren – The Life Ahead
Amy Adams – Hillbilly Elegy
Yeri Han – Minari
Andra Day – The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Zendaya – Malcolm & Marie

Dark Horses
Nicole Beharie – Miss Juneteenth
Sidney Flanigan – Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Kate Winslet – Ammonite


Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Anthony Hopkins – The Father
Gary Oldman – Mank
Steven Yeun – Minari
Tom Hanks – News of the World

Alternates
Delroy Lindo – Da 5 Bloods
Riz Ahmed – Sound of Metal
George Clooney – The Midnight Sky
Ben Affleck – The Way Back
Colin Firth – Supernova

Dark Horses
Lakeith Stanfield – Judas and the Black Messiah
Tahar Rahim – The Mauritanian
Kingsley Ben-Adir – One Night in Miami
John David Washington – Malcolm & Marie


Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Meryl Streep – The Prom
Maria Bakalova – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Emily Blunt – Wild Mountain Thyme
Rashida Jones – On the Rocks
Anya Taylor-Joy – Emma

Alternates
Cristin Miliotti – Palm Springs
Michelle Pfeiffer – French Exit
Meryl Streep – Let Them All Talk
Jo Ellen Pellman – The Prom
Radha Blank – The Forty-Year-Old Version

Dark Horses
Kristen Stewart – Happiest Season
Beanie Feldstein – How to Build a Girl
Kristin Scott Thomas – Military Wives
Jennifer Lopez – Marry Me
Margot Robbie – Birds of Prey
Phillippa Soo – Hamilton
Anne Hathaway – The Witches
Evan Rachel Wood – Kajillionaire


Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Dev Patel – The Personal History of David Copperfield
Sacha Baron Cohen – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Lin Manuel Miranda – Hamilton
Pete Davidson – The King of Staten Island
Andy Samberg – Palm Springs

Alternates
Jamie Dornan – Wild Mountain Thyme
Richard Jenkins – The Last Shift
James Corden – The Prom
Paul Bettany – Uncle Frank
Max Harwood – Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
Steve Carell – Irresistible

Dark Horses
Ben Schwartz – Standing Up, Falling Down
Matthew McConaughey – The Gentlemen
Seth Rogen – An American Pickle


Supporting Actress in any Motion Picture
Ellen Burstyn – Pieces of a Woman
Amanda Seyfried – Mank
Glenn Close – Hillbilly Elegy
Yuh-Jung Youn – Minari
Saoirse Ronan – Ammonite

Alternates
Helena Zengel – News of the World
Jodie Foster – The Mauritanian
Swankie – Nomadland
Nicole Kidman – The Prom
Ariana DeBose – The Prom

Dark Horses
Talia Ryder – Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Dominique Fishback – Judas and the Black Messiah
Olivia Cooke – Sound of Metal


Supporting Actor in any Motion Picture
Leslie Odom, Jr. – One Night in Miami
Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Stanley Tucci – Supernova
Mark Rylance – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Shia Labeouf – Pieces of a Woman

Alternates
Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah
Yahya Abdul-Mateen II – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Bill Murray – On the Rocks
Aldis Hodge – One Night in Miami
Alan S. Kim – Minari
Billy Crystal – Standing Up, Falling Down
Chadwick Boseman – Da 5 Bloods

Dark Horses
Frank Langella – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Charles Dance – Mank


Director – Motion Picture
David Fincher – Mank
Lee Isaac Chung – Minari
Chloe Zhao – Nomadland
Aaron Sorkin – The Trial of the Chicago 7
Regina King – One Night in Miami

Alternates
Paul Greengrass – News of the World
George Clooney – The Midnight Sky
Spike Lee – Da 5 Bloods
George C. Wolfe – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Florian Zeller – The Father

Dark Horses
Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman
Lee Daniels – The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Ryan Murphy – The Prom
Shaka King – Judas and the Black Messiah
Kornel Mundruczo – Pieces of a Woman


Screenplay – Motion Picture
The Trial of the Chicago 7
Minari
Mank
Nomadland
The Father

Alternates
One Night in Miami
News of the World
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Pieces of a Woman
Promising Young Woman
Soul
Da 5 Bloods

Dark Horses
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
The Personal History of David Copperfield
Judas and the Black Messiah
The Midnight Sky
Palm Springs
Sound of Metal
The King of Staten Island
The United States vs. Billie Holiday


Motion Picture – Animated
Soul
Wolfwalkers
Onward
Over the Moon
Earwig and the Witch

Alternates
The Croods: A New Age
Trolls: World Tour
A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon
The Willoughbys
A Whisker Away
Ride Your Wave

Dark Horses
Demonslayer
Lupin III: The First
Bombay Rose


Morion Picture – Foreign
TBD


Original Score – Motion Picture
Mank
Soul
The Midnight Sky
News of the World
The Trial of the Chicago 7

Alternates
Minari
One Night in Miami
Tenet
The Life Ahead
Da 5 Bloods

Dark Horses
Judas and the Black Messiah
Pieces of a Woman
The Invisible Man
The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Over the Moon
Sound of Metal


Original Song – Motion Picture
One Night in Miami – “Speak Now”
The Prom – “Wear Your Crown”
Over the Moon – “Rocket to the Moon”
The Trial of the Chicago 7 – “Hear My Voice”
Onward – “Carried Me With You”

Alternates
Trolls: World Tour – “Just Sing”
The Life Ahead – “lo Si (Seen)”
The One and Only Ivan – “Free”
All In: The fight for Democracy – “Turntables”
Mulan – “Loyal Brave True”

Dark Horses
Belly of the Beast – “See What You’ve Done”
The High Note – “Love Myself”
One the Rocks – “Identical”
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm – “Wuhan Flu”
Giving Voice – “Never Break”


TELEVISION CATEGORIES

Television Series – Drama
The Morning Show
Succession
Big Little Lies
Killing Eve
The Crown


Television Series – Comedy
Fleabag
The Politician
Barry
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
The Kominsky Method


Lead Actress in a Television Series – Drama
Reese Witherspoon – The Morning Show
Olivia Colman – The Crown
Nicole Kidman – Big Little Lies
Jennifer Aniston – The Morning Show
Jodi Comer – Killing Eve


Lead Actor in a Television Series – Drama
Billy Porter – Pose
Brian Cox – Succession
Tobias Menzies – The Crown
Kit Harington – Game of Thrones
Rami Malek – Mr. Robot


Lead Actress in a Television Series – Comedy
Phoebe Waller-Bridge – Fleabag
Natasha Lyonne – Russian Doll
Kirsten Dunst – On Becoming a God in Central Florida
Christina Applegate – Dead to Me
Rachel Brosnahan – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel


Lead Actor in a Television Series – Comedy
Bill Hader – Barry
Paul Rudd – Living with Yourself
Michael Douglas – The Kominsky Method
Ramy Youssef – Ramy
Ben Platt – The Politician


TV Movie or Limited Series
Chernobyl
Fosse/Verdon
Catch-22
The Loudest Voice
Unbelievable


Lead Actress in a TV Movie or Limited Series
Michelle Williams – Fosse/Verdon
Helen Mirren – Catherine the Great
Kaitlyn Dever – Unbelievable
Joey King – The Act
Merritt Wever – Unbelievable


Lead Actor in a TV Movie or Limited Series
Sam Rockwell – Fosse/Verdon
Jared Harris – Chernobyl
Russell Crowe – The Loudest Voice
Sacha Baron Cohen – The Spy
Christopher Abbott – Catch-22


Supporting Actress in a Television Series, Limited Series or Movie
Helena Bonham Carter – The Crown
Toni Collette – Unbelievable
Patricia Arquette – The Act
Meryl Streep – Big Little Lies
Emily Watson – Chernobyl


Supporting Actor in a Television Series, Limited Series or Movie
Andrew Scott – Fleabag
Kieran Culkin – Succession
Alan Arkin – The Kominsky Method
Stellan Skarsgard – Chernobyl
Henry Winkler – Barry

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