'Argo' & 'Les Misérables' Take Top Movie Prizes At Golden Globes

Brian Brooks
14 January 2013
'Argo' & 'Les Misérables' Take Top Movie Prizes At Golden Globes
'Argo' & 'Les Misérables' Take Top Movie Prizes At Golden Globes

Argo won the Best Motion Picture, Drama, while Les Misérables took Best Motion Picture Comedy or Musical Sunday night at the 70th Golden Globes at the Beverly Hilton. Looking surprise when his name was called, Ben Affleck took Best Director for Argo. He was snubbed for an Oscar nomination last week, but Affleck, who also stars in the film, took Best Director at the recent Critics Choice Awards.

Daniel Day-Lewis, not surprisingly, won Best Actor, Drama for his portrayal of the 16th POTUS in Lincoln, while Jessica Chastain won the Golden Globe in the Actress, Drama category in an emotional speech. Hugh Jackman and Jennifer Lawrence won the Acting prize in the Comedy or Musical category. Cannes Palme d'Or winner Amour by Michael Haneke won the prize in the Foreign-Language category. The film is also nominated for the prize at the Oscars as well as Best Picture.

Les Misérables took home three Golden Globes, while Argo and Django Unchained received two, including the Best Screenplay win for Quentin Tarantino.

The winners in the film and television categories follow:

MOTION PICTURE CATEGORIES

Motion Picture, Drama

Argo, Warner Bros. Pictures, GK Films, Smokehouse Pictures; Warner Bros. Pictures

Best Picture Comedy or Musical

Les Misérables

Director

Ben Affleck, Argo

Actor, Drama

Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Actress, Drama

Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

Actor, Comedy or Musical

Hugh Jackman, Les Misérables

Actress, Comedy or Musical

Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook

Supporting Actor

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Supporting Actress

Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables

Screenplay

Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

Foreign-Language Picture

Amour (Austria)

Animated Feature Film

Brave

Original Score

Mychael Danna, Life of Pi

Original Song

"Skyfall," Skyfall (Music by: Adele, Paul Epworth Lyrics by: Adele, Paul Epworth)

TELEVISION CATEGORIES

TV Series, Drama

Homeland

Actor, TV Drama

Damian Lewis, Homeland

Actress, TV Drama

Claire Danes, Homeland

TV Series, Musical or Comedy

Girls

Actor, TV Musical or Comedy

Don Cheadle, House of Lies

Actress, TV Musical or Comedy

Lena Dunham, Girls

TV Movie or Miniseries

Game Change

Actor, Miniseries or TV Movie

Kevin Costner, Hatfields & McCoys

Actress, Miniseries or TV Movie

Julianne Moore, Game Change

Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or TV Movie

Ed Harris, Game Change

Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or TV Movie

Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey , Season 2

Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award
Jodie Foster (previously announced)


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