Special Report

Most Popular Golden Globe Nominated Movies

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10. Shoplifters (Japan)
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Foreign Language
> Directed by: Hirokazu Koreeda
> Starring: Lily Franky, Sakura Andô, Mayu Matsuoka
> IMDb rating: 8.1/10

“Shoplifters” is a story about a group of people who are not blood related who live together like a family unit and have to shoplift to survive. The Japanese film has already been honored with the Palme d’Or from the Cannes Film Festival.

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9. Green Book
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
> Directed by: Peter Farrelly
> Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini
> IMDb rating: 8.3/10

Peter Farrelly’s take on the buddy movie produced five Golden Globe nominations. The film is about a bouncer from a working-class Italian-American family who becomes a driver for an African-American classical pianist who tours the Jim Crow South in the 1960s. Audiences gave the film a 95% score on Rotten Tomatoes, while 82% of critics gave the film their nod.

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8. Ralph Breaks The Internet
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Animated
> Directed by: Phil Johnston, Rich Moore
> Starring: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Gadot
> IMDb rating: 7.5/10

The animated movie “Ralph Breaks The Internet,” a sequel to the 2012 film “Wreck-It Ralph,” is one of four Disney movies to receive Golden Globe nominations. The film features the voices of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, and Gal Gadot, and the movie gained the approval of 88% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes, while 68% of audiences gave their approval.

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7. Crazy Rich Asians
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Musical Or Comedy
> Directed by: Jon M. Chu
> Starring: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh
> IMDb rating: 7.1/10

“Crazy Rich Asians,” a romantic comedy that takes place in Singapore, became a sleeper hit in 2018. The film received a 92% Freshness score, and 79% of audiences liked it on Rotten Tomatoes. The film has garnered two Golden Globe nominations, one for Best Movie – Musical or Comedy, and a Best Lead Actress nod for Constance Wu, ending a 44-year drought for Asian-American women in that category.

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6. BlacKkKlansman
> Nomination: Best Motion Picture – Drama
> Directed by: Spike Lee
> Starring: John David Washington, Adam Driver, Laura Harrier
> IMDb rating: 7.6/10

Spike Lee, the movie industry’s provocateur, is at it again with “BlacKkKlansman.” The film and those involved in the making of it received four Golden Globe nominations, including Lee’s first as a director since 1990. The comedy-drama, based on a true story, is about an African American police officer who infiltrates the local Ku Klux Klan chapter, with the help of a Jewish ally.

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