Special Report

Most Popular Golden Globe Nominated Movies

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19. Mary Poppins Returns (tie)
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
> Directed by: Rob Marshall
> Starring: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw
> IMDb rating: N/A

This is a follow-on to the beloved 1964 whimsical film that propelled Julie Andrews into superstardom as the nanny with magical powers. This time, Emily Blunt is in the title role, with Lin-Manuel Miranda of “Hamilton” as a cheerful lamplighter. “Mary Poppins Returns” scored 77% among critics on Rotten Tomatoes.

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19. Vice (tie)
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
> Directed by: Adam McKay
> Starring: Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell
> IMDb rating: N/A

This dark satire tells the story of how Washington insider Dick Cheney became vice president under President George W. Bush and shaped events that resonate to this day. Four-time Golden Globes nominee Christian Bale plays Cheney. “Vice” is due for release on Christmas Day.

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18. Never Look Away (Germany)
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language
> Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
> Starring: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer
> IMDb rating: 7.2/10

“Never Look Away” earned an 80% Freshness score from critics and the same score from audiences on Rotten Tomatoes. The film, based on the life of celebrated visual artist Gerhard Richter, follows the life of an artist in Germany, beginning with the Nazi era, continuing through the Cold War, the artist’s escape to the West, and his involvement in an emerging contemporary art movement.

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17. If Beale Street Could Talk
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Drama
> Directed by: Barry Jenkins
> Starring: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King
> IMDb rating: 7/10

Three-time Golden Globe nominee Barry Jenkins tells the story of a young woman’s enduring love and respect for her artist fiancé. The film is based on the book by renowned playwright James Baldwin, and it garnered a critics’ score of 92%.

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16. Mirai
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Animated
> Directed by: Mamoru Hosoda
> Starring: Haru Kuroki, Moka Kamishiraishi, Gen Hoshino
> IMDb rating: 7.2/10

This animation movie from Japan is about a boy’s adjustment to becoming a big brother. The motion picture has a 91% critics score and 92% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes and is the first animated Japanese film ever nominated for a Golden Globe.

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