2014 Golden Globes Predictions

It’s never too early to take a look at all the major precursors that will shape the events of the season. If we’re looking at the Oscar Predictions, why not take a look at the biggest party in Hollywood in January, the Golden Globes Awards. Star-lovers that do often make questionable choices based on power than actual quality (I’m looking at you Renee Zellweger, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason).

Take a look at the predictions listed below:

GOLDEN GLOBE FINAL PREDICTIONS

Updated: November 24, 2014

CATEGORIESPREDICTED NOMINEESNEXT IN LINE CONTENDERS
BEST PICTURE (DRAMA)
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  1. The Imitation Game (The Weinstein Company)

  2. Unbroken (Universal Pictures)

  3. The Theory of Everything (Focus Features)

  4. Gone Girl (20th Century Fox)

  5. Mr. Turner (Sony Pictures Classics)


  • Boyhood (IFC Films)

  • Interstellar (Paramount Pictures)

  • Selma (Paramount Pictures)

  • American Sniper (Warner Bros.)

  • Fury (Sony Pictures)

BEST PICTURE (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)birdman_ver3

  1. Birdman (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

  2. Into the Woods (Walt Disney Pictures)

  3. The Grand Budapest Hotel (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

  4. Inherent Vice (Paramount Pictures)

  5. St. Vincent (The Weinstein Company)


  • Begin Again (The Weinstein Company)

  • Top Five (Paramount Pictures)

  • Pride (CBS Films)

  • Love is Strange (Sony Pictures Classics)

  • Get on Up (Universal Pictures)

BEST ACTOR (DRAMA)selma poster

  1. Benedict Cumberbatch - The Imitation Game

  2. Eddie Redmayne - The Theory of Everything

  3. David Oyelowo - Selma

  4. Steve Carell - Foxcatcher

  5. Bradley Cooper - American Sniper


  • Matthew McConaughey - Interstellar

  • Jack O'Connell - Unbroken

  • Oscar Isaac - A Most Violent Year

  • Timothy Spall - Mr. Turner

  • Channing Tatum - Foxcatcher

BEST ACTOR (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)inherent_vice

  1. Michael Keaton - Birdman

  2. Ralph Fiennes - The Grand Budapest Hotel

  3. Bill Murray - St. Vincent

  4. Joaquin Phoenix - Inherent Vice

  5. Chris Rock - Top Five


  • Chadwick Boseman - Get on Up

  • James Corden - Into the Woods

  • Bill Hader - The Skeleton Twins

  • Mark Ruffalo - Begin Again

  • John Lithgow - Love is Strange

BEST ACTRESS (DRAMA)still_alice

  1. Julianne Moore - Still Alice

  2. Felicity Jones - The Theory of Everything

  3. Reese Witherspoon - Wild

  4. Rosamund Pike - Gone Girl

  5. Amy Adams - Big Eyes


  • Hilary Swank - The Homesman

  • Marion Cotillard - Two Days, One Night

  • Shailene Woodley - The Fault in our Stars

  • Gugu Mbatha-Raw - Belle

  • Scarlett Johansson - Under the Skin

BEST ACTRESS (MUSICAL OR COMEDY)itw_BakersWife

  1. Emily Blunt - Into the Woods

  2. Angelina Jolie - Maleficent

  3. Jennifer Aniston - Cake

  4. Jenny Slate - Obvious Child

  5. Kristen Wiig - The Skeleton Twins


  • Keira Knightley - Begin Again

  • Gugu Mbatha=Raw - Beyond the Lights

  • Helen Mirren - The Hundred Foot Journey

  • Maggie Smith - My Old Lady

  • Quvenzhane Wallis - Annie

BEST SUPPORTING ACTORwhiplash

  1. J.K. Simmons - Whiplash

  2. Edward Norton - Birdman

  3. Mark Ruffalo - Foxcatcher

  4. Robert Duvall - The Judge

  5. Miyavi - Unbroken


  • Ethan Hawke - Boyhood

  • Josh Brolin - Inherent Vice

  • Alec Baldwin - Still Alice

  • Christoph Waltz - Big Eyes

  • Tyler Perry - Gone Girl

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESSBoyhood_poster

  1. Patricia Arquette - Boyhood

  2. Jessica Chastain - A Most Violent Year

  3. Keira Knightley - The Imitation Game

  4. Meryl Streep - Into the Woods

  5. Emma Stone - Birdman


  • Laura Dern - Wild

  • Carmen Ejogo - Selma

  • Carrie Coon - Gone Girl

  • Kristen Stewart - Still Alice

  • Viola Davis - Get on Up

BEST DIRECTOR - MOTION PICTURETheoryofEverything_Poster

  1. Angelina Jolie - Unbroken

  2. Morten Tyldum - The Imitation Game

  3. Alejandro González Iñárritu - Birdman

  4. Christopher Nolan - Interstellar

  5. David Fincher - Gone Girl


  • Rob Marshall - Into the Woods

  • James Marsh - The Theory of Everything

  • Richard Linklater - Boyhood

  • Mike Leigh - Mr. Turner

  • Clint Eastwood - American Sniper

BEST SCREENPLAY - MOTION PICTUREgone-girl-poster

  1. The Imitation Game - Graham Moore

  2. Unbroken - Joel Coen & Ethan Coen, William Nicholson, Richard LaGravenese

  3. Birdman - Alejandro González Iñárritu, Armando Bo, Alexander Dinelaris, Nicolas Giacobone

  4. Interstellar - Christopher Nolan & Jonathan Nolan

  5. Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn


  • The Theory of Everything - Anthony McCarten

  • Foxcatcher - E. Max Frye & Dan Futterman

  • Mr. Turner - Mike Leigh

  • Whiplash - Damien Chazelle

  • Inherent Vice - Paul Thomas Anderson

ORIGINAL SCOREinterstellar_ver2

  1. The Theory of Everything - Johann Johansson

  2. Unbroken - Alexandre Desplat

  3. Interstellar - Hans Zimmer

  4. Gone Girl - Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross

  5. Big Eyes - Danny Elfman


  • Birdman - Antonio Sanchez

  • Rosewater - Howard Shore

  • The Judge - Thomas Newman

  • Noah - Clint Mansell

  • Fury - Steven Price

ORIGINAL SONGunbroken_Poster

  1. "Lost Stars" - Begin Again

  2. "Miracle" - Unbroken

  3. "The Last Goodbye" - The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

  4. "Masterpiece" - Beyond the Lights

  5. "Immortals" - Big Hero 6


  • "Glory" - Selma

  • "Battle Cry" - Transformers: Age of Extinction

  • "Mercy Is" - Noah

  • "The Boxtrolls Song" - The Boxtrolls

  • "What Is Love" - Rio 2

ANIMATED FEATUREbig hero 6 poster

  1. The LEGO Movie - (Warner Bros.)

  2. Big Hero 6 - (Walt Disney Pictures)

  3. How to Train Your Dragon 2 - (DreamWorks Animation)

  4. The Boxtrolls - (Focus Features)

  5. The Book of Life - (Sony Pictures Animation)


  • The Penguins of Madagascar - (20th Century Fox)

  • Rio 2 - (20th Century Fox)

  • Planes: Fire & Rescue - (Walt Disney Pictures)

  • Mr. Peabody & Sherman - (DreamWorks Animation)

  • The Nut Job - (Open Road)

FOREIGN LANGUAGEtwodaysonenight

  1. Leviathan - (Russia)

  2. Two Days, One Night - (Belgium)

  3. Wild Tales - (Argentina)

  4. Mommy - (Canada)

  5. Winter Sleep - (Turkey)


  • Ida - (Poland)

  • White God - (Hungary)

  • Planes: Fire & Rescue - (Walt Disney Pictures)

  • Song of the Sea - (Ireland)

  • The Tale of Princess Kaguya - (Japan)

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Editor-in-Chief & Owner at The Awards Circuit
Clayton Davis started to write professionally in his sophomore year of college when Johnny Alba, the editor and owner of the old Oscar prediction site, The Oscar Igloo, had an opening for staff writers. Clayton wrote for The Igloo for nearly four years before being appointed editor and revamping and renaming The Oscar Igloo into the now popular mega-site, The Awards Circuit. Since then, Clayton has become a proud member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to awards season show, The Critics Choice Awards. Most recently, Clayton is a now an active member of the International Press Academy, which hosts the popular Satellite Awards as well as the newly integrated Broadcast Television Journalists Association, which hosts the Critics Choice Television Awards. In June 2014 he became the year's first accepted member to New York Film Critics Online. He has been quoted in various outlets (CNN.com, Bloomberg.com, TheWrap.com, AceShowbiz.com, SlashFilm.com, ScottFeinberg.com) and continues to raise the bar for film-talking enthusiasts around the globe.