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'Lincoln' Leads 2013 Golden Globe Awards Nominations

December 13th, 2012 10:02am EST

Lincoln Steven Spielberg's Lincoln looks set to dominate the 2013 Golden Globe Awards after landing seven nominations.

The historical epic will go head-to-head for Best Motion Picture (Drama) with Argo, Django Unchained, Zero Dark Thirty and Life of Pi.

Meanwhile, Daniel Day-Lewis, who portrays former President Abraham Lincoln in the project, scored a mention for Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture (Drama), while Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones picked up nods for their supporting roles and Steven Spielberg landed a nod for Best Director.

Lincoln is also nominated in categories for Best Original Screenplay and Best Original Score, taking the tally to seven, while Ben Affleck's thriller Argo and Quentin Tarantino's drama Django Unchained trail with five nominations each.

The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards, co-hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, will take place on January 13 in Los Angeles.

The nominations were announced by actors Ed Helms, Megan Fox, and Jessica Alba in Beverly Hills, California on Thursday and the main movie award categories are as follows:


Best Motion Picture - Drama
Argo
Django Unchained
Lincoln
Zero Dark Thirty
Life of Pi

Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture - Drama
Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty
Marion Cotillard - Rust And Bone
Helen Mirren - Hitchcock
Naomi Watts - The Impossible
Rachel Weisz - The Deep Blue Sea

Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Drama
Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln
Richard Gere - Arbitrage
John Hawkes - The Sessions
Joaquin Phoenix -The Master
Denzel Washington - Flight

Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Moonrise Kingdom
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Les Miserables
Silver Linings Playbook

Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical
Emily Blunt - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Judi Dench - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook
Maggie Smith - Quartet
Meryl Streep - Hope Springs

Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical
Jack Black - Bernie
Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook
Hugh Jackman - Les Miserables
Ewan McGregor - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Bill Murray - Hyde Park on Hudson

Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture
Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables
Sally Field - Lincoln
Helen Hunt - The Sessions
Nicole Kidman - The Paperboy
Amy Adams - The Master

Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture
Alan Arkin - Argo
Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master
Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln
Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained
Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained

Best Director - Motion Picture
Ben Affleck - Argo
Kathryn Bigelow - Zero Dark Thirty
Steven Spielberg - Lincoln
Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained
Ang Lee - Life of Pi.

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