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2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs 

Erin Maxwell
Updated January 3, 2020 · 4:06pm PST 2.9k votes 329 voters 3.2k views 50 items

List Rules Vote up the shut-outs who deserved a shout out at the Golden Globes.

Awards season has entered full swing with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announcing its picks for the best and the brightest of the year with the 2020 Golden Globe nominations

Celebrating achievements on both the small and silver screens, this year's batch of noms includes the usual heavy-hitters, award season favorites, and top-notch talent from both mediums. Netflix came out on top with 17 nominations total in both television and film categories - with Marriage Story grabbing six noms and The Irishman up for five awards. On the television front, HBO's Chernobyl, Netflix's The Crown, and Netflix's Unbelievable nabbed four nominations apiece. 

However, this year wasn’t just about happy surprises. Many of the year’s most acclaimed movies, programs, performances, and achievements from behind the camera went completely ignored. Take a look at what got the cold shoulder from the HFPA and vote up the ones that deserved to be contenders. 

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Peter Dinklage is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Robert De Niro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

Best Performance By An Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (The Irishman)

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Emilia Clarke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

Best Performance by an Actress In A Television Series - Drama (Game of Thrones)

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A Beautiful Day in the N... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Elisabeth Moss is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama (The Handmaid's Tale)

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Margot Robbie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture (Once Upon A Time in Hollywood)

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Schitt's Creek is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs
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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

Best Television Series - Drama

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Zendaya is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Tony Shalhoub is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Laura Dern is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Lupita Nyong'o is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs
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Best Television Series - Drama

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The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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The Mandalorian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Catherine O'Hara is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Aaron Paul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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When They See Us is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Regina King is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Sandra Oh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Sterling K. Brown is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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Jeremy Irons is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list 2020 Golden Globes Nominations: The Biggest Snubs

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