2017 Movies 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor  

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List Rules Vote up the lead actors who did the best performances in 2017 films.

The 2018 Golden Globe nominations have finally arrived! This year, a diverse range of actors from a variety of different films received best actor nods. Both the drama and comedy category include a lot of talent. 

For best actor in a drama movie, the nominations are: Timothée Chalamet for the romantic drama Call Me by Your Name, Daniel Day-Lewis for the historic Phantom Thread, Tom Hanks in the political thriller The Post, Gary Oldman in World War II film The Darkest Hour, and Denzel Washington for the legal drama Roman J. Israel, Esq

For best actor in a comedy movie, the nominations are: James Franco for the movie about a movie The Disaster Artist, Steve Carell for the tennis comedy Battle of the Sexes, Ansel Elgort for the action comedy Baby Driver, Hugh Jackman in the musical The Greatest Showman, and Daniel Kaluuya for the comedic horror film Get Out. 

Who should win a Golden Globe for best actor? Cast your votes below. Vote up the best actors nominated for the 75th annual Golden Globes. When the big night rolls around, see if your predictions were accurate. 

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157 28
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
The Post

Drama

2
40 38
Timothée Chalamet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
Call Me by Your Name

Drama

3
29 30
Gary Oldman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
Darkest Hour

WINNER

Drama

4
29 32
James Franco is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
The Disaster Artist

WINNER

Musical or Comedy

5
17 18
Daniel Kaluuya is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
Get Out

Musical or Comedy

6
15 16
Ansel Elgort is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
Baby Driver

Musical or Comedy

7
16 20
Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
The Greatest Showman

Musical or Comedy

8
15 19
Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
Battle of the Sexes

Musical or Comedy

9
21 147
Daniel Day-Lewis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
Phantom Thread

Drama

10
9 153
Denzel Washington is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Drama