And the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Drama) Goes to…

There can only be one winner

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It was a close race, but only one film can be victorious.

Tonight, the 81st annual Golden Globes aired on CBS. During the ceremony, the cast and creative team of Oppenheimer won the highly prestigious award for Best Motion Picture (Drama).

Other nominees included Anatomy of a Fall, Killers of the Flower Moon, Maestro, Past Lives and The Zone of Interest.

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The Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture (Drama) has been around since 1944. However, it wasn’t until 1951 when the Hollywood Foreign Press Association split the category into two (Drama and Comedy/Musical) that it became its own award.

Previous winners include The Fabelmans, The Power of the Dog, Nomadland, 1917Bohemian Rhapsody, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Moonlight, The Revenant, Boyhood, 12 Years a Slave, Argo, The Descendants, The Social Network, Avatar, Slumdog Millionaire, Atonement, Babel, Brokeback Mountain, The AviatorThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingThe Hours, A Beautiful Mind, Gladiator, American Beauty, Saving Private Ryan, Titanic, The English Patient, Sense and Sensibility, Forrest Gump, Schindler’s List, Bugsy and Dances with Wolves.

The 81st annual Golden Globes were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The ceremony was exclusively broadcast on CBS and Paramount+.

Talk about a stacked category.


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