Golden Globe Nominations Announced
Posted on Thu Dec 11, 2008 08:50 AM PDT

Movies GGNOMS200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - "Frost/Nixon," "Doubt," and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" were the top Golden Globe nominees announced Thursday, with each movie receiving five nominations.

In the best motion picture drama category, "Frost" and "Button" are up against "The Reader," "Revolutionary Road," and "Slumdog Millionaire."

While, "Burn After Reading," "Happy-Go-Lucky," "In Bruges," "Mamma Mia!," and "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" are up for best motion picture comedy or musical.

Angelina Jolie scored a nomination for best actress in a motion picture for "Changeling" (also in that category are Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Kristin Scott Thomas and Kate Winslet), while Brad Pitt earned a nod for best actor in a motion picture for "The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button."

Also nominated in the best actor category: Leonardo DiCaprio ("Revolutionary Road"), Sean Penn ("Milk"), Frank Langella ("Frost/Nixon") and Mickey Rourke ("The Wrestler").

The best supporting actor category pits the late Heath Ledger ("The Dark Knight") against Tom Cruise ("Tropic Thunder"), Robert Downey Jr. ("Tropic Thunder"), Philip Seymour Hoffman ("Doubt"), and Ralph Fiennes ("The Duchess").

In the television categories, "Dexter," "House," "In Treatment," "Mad Men," and "True Blood" were nominated for best drama.

"Californication," "Entourage," "The Office," "30 Rock," and "Weeds" are the nominees for best comedy or musical.

The awards will be handed out in Beverly Hills on January 11th.