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2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor

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

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    Gary Oldman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
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    Gary Oldman

    Darkest Hour

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    Drama

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    Timothée Chalamet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
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    Call Me by Your Name

    Drama

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

    The Disaster Artist

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    Musical or Comedy

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    Steve Carell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
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    Battle of the Sexes

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    Daniel Kaluuya is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
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    Musical or Comedy

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    Ansel Elgort is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
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    Ansel Elgort

    Baby Driver

    Musical or Comedy

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    Hugh Jackman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
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    Hugh Jackman

    The Greatest Showman

    Musical or Comedy

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

    Phantom Thread

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    Denzel Washington is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 2018 Golden Globe Nominees For Best Leading Actor
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    Denzel Washington

    Roman J. Israel, Esq.

    Drama

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