Golden Globes

2018 Golden Globe Nominees for Best Motion Picture 

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Updated November 13, 2018 834 votes 244 voters 13k views 10 items

List Rules Vote up the greatest, most award-worthy films of 2017 in any genre.

The 2018 Golden Globe nominations are finally here, so make your Golden Globes predictions for Best Picture. With a variety of both great dramas and comedies, which 2017 movie will take home the prize in each category?

In the musical or comedy category, the 2018 Golden Globe Best Picture nominees include: coming-of-age film Lady BirdThe Disaster Artist, starring James Franco and Seth Rogen; Jordan Peele's horror hit Get Out; I, Tonya, starring Margot Robbie as figure skater Tonya Harding; and biographical musical The Greatest Showman starring Hugh Jackman as P. T. Barnum.

For the drama category, the films include: Guillermo del Toro's fantasy-drama The Shape of Water; Stephen Spielberg's political thriller The Post starring Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep;  crime thriller Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; Christopher Nolan's WWII movie Dunkirk; and the romantic drama Call Me By My Name?

Vote for the 2018 Golden Globe nominated movies most likely to win the drama category and the musical or comedy category. After casting your votes, wait for the big night on January 7, 2018 to see if your Golden Globe predictions prove accurate. 

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Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg


Call Me by Your Name is a 2017 Italian-American romantic coming-of-age drama film directed by Luca Guadagnino, based on Andre Aciman's novel of the same name. In 1980s Italy, a romantic ...more

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Daniel Kaluuya, Catherine Keener, Allison Williams

Musical or Comedy

Get Out is a 2017 American horror film directed by Jordan Peele. A young African-American (Daniel Kaluuya) visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness ...more

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Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts

Musical or Comedy - WINNER

Lady Bird is a 2017 American comedy-drama film directed by Greta Gerwig. The adventures of a young woman (Saoirse Ronan) living in Northern California for a year.

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Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell

Drama - WINNER

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a 2017 American drama film directed by Martin McDonagh. A woman (Frances McDormand) takes a stand against the police, using three billboards, in her ...more
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Fionn Whitehead, Kenneth Branagh, James D'Arcy


Dunkirk is a 2017 British-American epic action thriller written, co-produced, and directed by Christopher Nolan. During the early stages of WWII, Allied soldiers from Britain, Belgium, Canada, ...more

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I, Tonya
Margot Robbie, Caitlin Carver, Sebastian Stan

Musical or Comedy

I, Tonya is a 2017 American biographical sports black comedy film directed by Craig Gillespie. The film tells the story of the 1994 attack on figure skater Nancy Kerrigan orchestrated by Tonya ...more

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The Disaster Artist
James Franco, Dave Franco, Seth Rogen

Musical or Comedy

The Disaster Artist is a 2017 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by James Franco. The film depicts the early friendship of Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) and Tommy Wiseau (James ...more

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Sally Hawkins, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins


The Shape of Water is a 2017 American fantasy romance film directed by Guillermo del Toro. Lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation until she discovers a secret ...more

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Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams

Musical or Comedy

The Greatest Showman is a 2017 American biographical musical drama film directed by Michael Gracey. American showman P. T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) becomes the founder of the circus that became the ...more

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Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson


The Post is a 2017 American historical period drama film directed by Steven Spielberg. The country's first female newspaper publisher, Kay Graham (Meryl Streep) of The Washington Post, and its ...more