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Golden Globes 2020 winners: the full list of TV and movie victors

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The Golden Globes are usually considered a solid prediction for the Oscars, and 2020's winners gave us a few surprises. Netflix's splashy Scorsese pic The Irishman, for example, didn't win anything, despite bringing Joe Pesci, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino together on-screen. Instead, it was Great War picture 1917's night, as Sam Mendes' movie won Best Picture and Best Director in the drama category.

Quentin Tarantino picture Once Upon a Time in Hollywood picked up a couple of major awards, including Best Director and Best Supporting Actor for Brad Pitt. Joaquin Phoenix won Best Actor for his role in Joker, which wasn't unexpected. 

In TV, there were a few deserving winners. Our best TV show of 2019, Chernobyl, won the miniseries category, while grim rich family drama Succession picked up Best Actor for Brian Cox and Best Drama. Fleabag, meanwhile, dominated the major comedy categories. 

Here's the full list of 2020 Golden Globes winners:

Golden Globes 2020: movie winners

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Winner)
  • Jojo Rabbit
  • Knives Out
  • Rocketman
  • Dolemite Is My Name

Best Director, Motion Picture

  • Bong Joon-ho (Parasite)
  • Sam Mendes (1917, winner)
  • Todd Phillips (Joker)
  • Martin Scorsese (The Irishman)
  • Quentin Tarantino (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)

Best Motion Picture, Drama

  • The Irishman
  • 1917 (Winner)
  • Joker
  • Marriage Story
  • The Two Popes

Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language

  • The Farewell
  • Pain and Glory
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Parasite (Winner)
  • Les Misérables

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture

  • Noah Baumbach (Marriage Story)
  • Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won (Parasite)
  • Anthony McCarten (The Two Popes)
  • Quentin Tarantino (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, winner)
  • Steven Zaillian (The Irishman)

Best Original Song, Motion Picture

  • 'Beautiful Ghosts' (Cats)
  • '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again' (Rocketman, winner)
  • Into the Unknown (Frozen II)
  • Spirit (The Lion King)
  • Stand Up (Harriet)

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

  • Tom Hanks (A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood)
  • Anthony Hopkins (The Two Popes)
  • Al Pacino (The Irishman)
  • Joe Pesci (The Irishman)
  • Brad Pitt (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, winner)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

  • Kathy Bates (Richard Jewell)
  • Annette Bening (The Report)
  • Laura Dern (Marriage Story, winner)
  • Jennifer Lopez (Hustlers)
  • Margot Robbie (Bombshell)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

  • Daniel Craig (Knives Out)
  • Roman Griffin Davis (Jojo Rabbit)
  • Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood)
  • Taron Egerton (Rocketman, winner)
  • Eddie Murphy (Dolemite Is My Name)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

  • Christian Bale (Ford v Ferrari)
  • Antonio Banderas (Pain and Glory)
  • Adam Driver (Marriage Story)
  • Joaquin Phoenix (Joker, winner)
  • Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

  • Awkwafina (The Farewell, winner)
  • Ana de Armas (Knives Out)
  • Cate Blanchett (Where'd You Go, Bernadette)
  • Beanie Feldstein (Booksmart)
  • Emma Thompson (Late Night)

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

  • Cynthia Erivo (Harriet)
  • Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story)
  • Saoirse Ronan (Little Women)
  • Charlize Theron (Bombshell)
  • Renée Zellweger (Judy, winner)

Best Original Score, Motion Picture

  • Hildur Guðnadóttir (Joker, winner)
  • Randy Newman (Marriage Story)
  • Thomas Newman (1917)
  • Daniel Pemberton (Motherless Brooklyn)
  • Alexandre Desplat (Little Women)

Golden Globes 2020: TV winners

HBO's Chernobyl

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Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy

  • Michael Douglas (The Kominsky Method)
  • Bill Hader (Barry)
  • Ben Platt (The Politician)
  • Paul Rudd (Living with Yourself)
  • Ramy Youssef (Ramy, winner)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama

  • Brian Cox (Succession, winner)
  • Kit Harington (Game of Thrones)
  • Rami Malek (Mr Robot)
  • Tobias Menzies (The Crown)
  • Billy Porter (Pose)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama

  • Jennifer Aniston (The Morning Show)
  • Olivia Colman (The Crown, winner)
  • Jodie Comer (Killing Eve)
  • Nicole Kidman (Big Little Lies)
  • Reese Witherspoon (The Morning Show)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Christopher Abbott (Catch-22)
  • Sacha Baron Cohen (The Spy)
  • Russell Crowe (The Loudest Voice, winner)
  • Jared Harris (Chernobyl)
  • Sam Rockwell (Fosse/Verdon)

Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Kaitlyn Dever (Unbelievable)
  • Joey King (The Act)
  • Helen Mirren (Catherine the Great)
  • Merritt Wever (Unbelievable)
  • Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon, winner)

Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Catch-22
  • Chernobyl (Winner)
  • Fosse/Verdon 
  • The Loudest Voice
  • Unbelievable

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Patricia Arquette (The Act, winner)
  • Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown)
  • Toni Collette (Unbelievable)
  • Meryl Streep (Big Little Lies)
  • Emily Watson (Chernobyl)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

  • Alan Arkin (The Kominsky Method)
  • Kieran Culkin (Succession)
  • Andrew Scott (Fleabag)
  • Stellan Skarsgård (Chernobyl, winner)
  • Henry Winkler (Barry)

Best Television Series, Drama

  • Big Little Lies
  • The Crown
  • Killing Eve
  • The Morning Show
  • Succession (Winner)

Best Television Series, Comedy

  • Barry
  • Fleabag (Winner)
  • The Kominsky Method
  • The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
  • The Politician

Tom Hanks won the Cecil B. DeMille award, while Ellen DeGeneres won the Carol Burnett award.

Ricky Gervais was again the host of this year's ceremony, and your mileage will vary depending on how you find his style of comedy. Here's his monologue if you want to squirm at jokes about celebrities:

The next major awards ceremony, of course, is the Oscars. Nominations for those are being announced on January 13, and the ceremony itself takes place on February 9.