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

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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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