Warner Brothers’ Barbie and Universal’s Oppenheimer lead the film nominations for the 81st annual Golden Globe Awards while HBO’s Succession, FX’s The Bear and Hulu’s Only Murders in the Building have scored multiple nominations in the TV categories.

Greta Gerwig’s Barbie scored nine nods, while Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer has eight.

Barbie, Oppenheimer and Succession Lead Golden Globe Nominations

Barbie recieved nine nominations

The TV pack was led by Succession with nine citations, while The Bear and Only Murders in the Building have five nods each.

Other movies earning multiple nominations included Apple’s Killers of the Flower Moon and Searchlight’s Poor Things, with seven apiece, and A24’s Past Lives with five.

Two women are among the contenders for best director: Greta Gerwig for Barbie and Celine Song for Past Lives.

Barbie’s nine nominations include Margot Robbie as best actress in a musical or comedy, Ryan Gosling for best supporting actor.

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Oppenheimer is nominated for cinematic and box office achievement - a new category which aims to give more recognition to films popular with the public. Christopher Nolan is nominated for best director, while Emily Blunt has also been nominated for her supporting role in the film.

South Korean feature Past Lives is the most nominated non-English language film with a total of five nominations.

For film distributors, there was a tight race at the top: Netflix had 13 nominations; Warner Bros., 12; and A24 and Universal, 11 each.

In TV, HBO/Max earned 17 nominations, closely followed by Netflix, with 15.

The 81st Golden Globe Awards will take place on January 7, 2024.

Golden Globe nominations 2023

Best film - drama

Anatomy of a Fall

Killers of the Flower Moon



Past Lives

The Zone of Interest

Best film - musical or comedy


American Fiction


The Holdovers

May December

Poor Things

Best director

Bradley Cooper - Maestro

Greta Gerwig - Barbie

Yorgos Lanthimos - Poor Things

Christopher Nolan - Oppenheimer

Martin Scorsese - Killers of the Flower Moon

Celine Song - Past Lives

Best actress - drama

Annette Bening - Nyad

Lily Gladstone - Killers of the Flower Moon

Sandra Hüller - Anatomy of a Fall

Greta Lee - Past Lives

Carey Mulligan - Maestro

Cailee Spaeny - Priscilla

Best actor - drama

Bradley Cooper - Maestro

Leonardo Dicaprio - Killers of the Flower Moon

Colman Domingo - Rustin

Barry Keoghan - Saltburn

Cillian Murphy - Oppenheimer

Andrew Scott - All of Us Strangers

Best actress - musical or comedy

Fantasia Barrino - The Color Purple

Jennifer Lawrence - No Hard Feelings

Natalie Portman - May December

Alma Pöysti - Fallen Leaves

Margot Robbie - Barbie

Emma Stone - Poor Things

Best actor - musical or comedy

Nicolas Cage - Dream Scenario

Timothée Chalamet - Wonka

Matt Damon - Air

Paul Giamatti - The Holdovers

Joaquin Phoenix - Beau Is Afraid

Jeffrey Wright - American Fiction

Best supporting actress

Emily Blunt - Oppenheimer

Danielle Brooks - The Color Purple

Jodie Foster - Nyad

Julianne Moore - May December

Rosamund Pike - Saltburn

Da’Vine Joy Randolph - The Holdovers

Best supporting actor

Willem Dafoe - Poor Things

Robert De Niro - Killers of the Flower Moon

Robert Downey Jr. - Oppenheimer

Ryan Gosling - Barbie

Charles Melton - May December

Mark Ruffalo - Poor Things

Best screenplay

Barbie - Greta Gerwig, Noah Baumbach

Poor Things - Tony McNamara

Oppenheimer - Christopher Nolan

Killers of the Flower Moon - Eric Roth, Martin Scorsese

Past Lives - Celine Song

Anatomy of a Fall - Justine Triet, Arthur Harari

Best original score

Jerskin Fendrix - Poor Things

Ludwig Göransson - Oppenheimer

Joe Hisaishi - The Boy and the Heron

Mica Levi - The Zone of Interest

Daniel Pemberton - Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

Robbie Robertson - Killers of the Flower Moon

Best original song

Addicted to Romance from She Came to Me - Bruce Springsteen

Dance The Night from Barbie - Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt, Dua Lipa, Caroline Ailin

I’m Just Ken from Barbie - Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt

Peaches from The Super Mario Bros. Movie - Jack Black, Aaron Horvath, Michael Jelenic, Eric Osmond, John Spiker

Road to Freedom from Rustin - Lenny Kravitz

What Was I Made For? from Barbie - Billie Eilish O’connell, Finneas O’connell

Best animated film

The Boy and the Heron


Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

The Super Mario Bros. Movie



Best foreign-language film

Anatomy of a Fall

Fallen Leaves

Io Capitano

Past Lives

Society of the Snow

The Zone of Interest

Cinematic and box office achievement


Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

John Wick: Chapter 4

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part 1


Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse

The Super Mario Bros. Movie

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour

Best stand-up comedian on television

Ricky Gervais - Ricky Gervais: Armageddon

Trevor Noah - revor Noah: Where Was I

Chris Rock - Chris Rock: Selective Outrage

Amy Schumer - Amy Schumer: Emergency Contact

Sarah Silverman - Sarah Silverman: Someone You Love

Wanda Sykes - Wanda Sykes: I’m an Entertainer

Best TV series - drama


The Crown

The Diplomat

The Last of Us

The Morning Show


Best TV series - musical or comedy

All the Light We Cannot See


Daisy Jones & The Six


Fellow Travelers

Lessons In Chemistry

Best actress in a TV series - drama

Helen Mirren - 1923

Bella Ramsey - The Last of Us

Keri Russell - The Diplomat

Sarah Snook - Succession

Imelda Staunton - The Crown

Emma Stone - The Curse

Best actor in a TV series - drama

Brian Cox - Succession

Kieran Culkin - Succession

Gary Oldman - Slow Horses

Pedro Pascal - The Last of Us

Jeremy Strong - Succession

Dominic West - The Crown

Best actress in a TV series - musical or comedy

Rachel Brosnahan - The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Quinta Brunson - Abbott Elementary

Ayo Edebiri - The Bear

Elle Fanning - The Great

Selena Gomez - Only Murders in the Building

Natasha Lyonne - Poker Face

Best actor in a TV series - musical or comedy

Bill Hader - Barry

Steve Martin - Only Murders in the Building

Martin Short - Only Murders in the Building

Jason Segel - Shrinking

Jason Sudeikis - Ted Lasso

Jeremy Allen White - The Bear

Best actress in a limited series, anthology series or TV movie

Riley Keough - Daisy Jones & The Six

Brie Larson - Lessons In Chemistry

Elizabeth Olsen - Love & Death

Juno Temple - Fargo

Rachel Weisz - Dead Ringers

Ali Wong - Beef

Best actor in a limited series, anthology series or TV movie

Matt Bomer - Fellow Travelers

Sam Claflin - Daisy Jones & the Six

Jon Hamm - Fargo

Woody Harrelson - White House Plumbers

David Oyelowo - Lawmen: Bass Reeves

Steven Yeun - Beef

Best supporting actress - television

Elizabeth Debicki - The Crown

Abby Elliott - The Bear

Christina Ricci - Yellowjackets

J. Smith-Cameron - Succession

Meryl Streep - Only Murders in the Building

Hannah Waddingham - Ted Lasso

Abby Elliott - The Bear

Best supporting actor - television

Billy Crudup - The Morning Show

Matthew Macfadyen - Succession

James Marsden - Jury Duty

Ebon Moss-Bachrach - The Bear

Alan Ruck - Succession

Alexander Skarsgård - Succession

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