76th Golden Globes: Rami Malek Wins Best Actor, Green Book Most Awarded Film

Published on 07th Jan 2019 by BlogBuster Editorial Team

At the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards, we saw some big names taking home some prestigious awards -- Rami Malek won the Best Actor, Mahershala Ali got his globe for the Best Actor in a supporting role and Alfonso Cuarón prevailed as the best director. However, the night was filled with some surprises too. So, let's see who were the others that won big at this star-studded night.

1. Best Motion Picture (Drama)

Everyone thought that it will be 'A Star Is Born’ taking the win for the best film of the year. But, surprising everyone, the story of the music legend Freddie Mercury, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' was named as the best drama film of 2018.

Bohemian Rhapsody
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The National

2. Best Motion Picture (Musical or Comedy):

Leaving behind the films like Crazy Rich Asians, The Favourite, Mary Poppins Returns and Vice, Peter Farrelly directed period piece 'Green Book' took a globe home for its stellar story of friendship between Don Shirley and Tony Vallelonga.

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3. Best Actor (Drama)

From fake teeth to a special movement coach, Rami Malek had gone to every length and breadth to transform himself into Freddie Mercury. This has paid well--and how! As the actor received his Golden Globe, he remembered the late music sensation as an absolute legend and inspiring in many ways.

Rami Malek
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USA Today

4. Best Actor (Comedy or Musical)

Christian Bale got the second Golden Globe of his career as he played Dick Cheney in the political biopic 'Vice'.

Christian Bale Vice
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New York Post

5. Best Actress (Drama)

Beating the audience favourite Lady Gaga for 'A Star Is Born', Glenn Close won her third Golden Globe award for playing an intellectual, graceful wife of an American novelist in 'The Wife'

Glenn Close Wife
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San Antonio Current

6. Best Actress (Comedy or Musical)

The category saw strong competition with names such as Emily Blunt (Mary Poppins Returns), Elsie Fisher (Eighth Grade), Charlize Theron (Tully), Constance Wu (Crazy Rich Asians). But, Olivia Colman's performance as the ailing Queen Anne in 'The Favourite' overshadowed all.

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7. Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

The Academy Award winner, Mahershala Ali finally got a much-awaited Golden Globe award for his charismatic role of a black pianist in 'Green Book'. He was earlier nominated in this category in 2016 for 'Moonlight'.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

8. Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Regina King took her yellow metal home for her role as Sharon Rivers in 'If Beale Street Could Talk'. The category also saw nominees like Amy Adams, Claire Foy, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz.

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Los Angeles Times

9. Best Director

The well-decorated Mexican director, Alfonso Cuaron once again proved his mettle as he rocked the stage with the Best Director award in his hand for the movie 'Roma'.

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Fox News

10. Best Animated Feature Film

The category comprised some of the year’s biggest blockbusters such as Incredibles 2, Isle of Dogs, Mirai, Ralph Breaks the Internet and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. But, the fresh story of Spider-Man hooked the jury and filled its cart with a Golden Globe with ease!

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11. Best Screenplay

The writer trio Brian Hayes Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga received the award for their well-detailed comedy-drama 'Green Book' which is set in 1962 with a black pianist as its protagonist. 

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12. Best Original Score

Justin Hurwitz was handed a Golden Globe for his path-breaking score for the movie First Man, which tells the story of Neil Armstrong.

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13. Best Original Song

Finally, A Star Is Born got its due as the jury named "Shallow" as the best original song of the year.

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