THE KING’S SPEECH leads 68th HFPA Golden Globes Nominations

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Colin Firth as King George VI in Tom Hooper's film THE KING'S SPEECH. Photo by: Laurie Sparham/ The Weinstein Company.

The Weinstein Company’s drama bout King George VI, THE KING’S SPEECH, starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush, leads the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Golden Globe nominations with a total of seven in the drama category, including Best Motion Picture, Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Supporting Actor (Geoffrey Rush), Best Supporting Actress (Helena Bonham Carter), Best Screenplay (David Seidler), Best Score (Alexandre Desplat) and Best Director (Tom Hooper).

Currently in limited release, The King’s Speech opens at the Angelika Theatre Dallas at Mockingbird Station, Friday, December 17.

The list of nominations in the motion picture category is as follows:

BEST MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA
BLACK SWAN – Protozoa Pictures & Cross Creek Pictures & Phoenix; Fox Searchlight Pictures
THE FIGHTER – Paramount Pictures and Relativity Media; Paramount Pictures and Relativity Media
INCEPTION – Warner Bros. Pictures UK LTD.; Warner Bros. Pictures
THE KING’S SPEECH – See-Saw Films and Bedlam Productions; The Weinstein Company
THE SOCIAL NETWORK – Columbia Pictures; Sony Pictures Releasing

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA
HALLE BERRY – FRANKIE AND ALICE
NICOLE KIDMAN – RABBIT HOLE
JENNIFER LAWRENCE – WINTER’S BONE
NATALIE PORTMAN – BLACK SWAN
MICHELLE WILLIAMS – BLUE VALENTINE

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA
JESSE EISENBERG – THE SOCIAL NETWORK
COLIN FIRTH – THE KING’S SPEECH
JAMES FRANCO – 127 HOURS
RYAN GOSLING – BLUE VALENTINE
MARK WAHLBERG – THE FIGHTER

BEST MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
ALICE IN WONDERLAND – Walt Disney Pictures; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
BURLESQUE – Screen Gems; Sony Pictures Releasing
THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT – Antidote Films, Mandalay Vision, Gilbert Films; Focus Features
RED – di Bonaventura Pictures; Summit Entertainment
THE TOURIST – GK Films; Sony Pictures Releasing

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
ANNETTE BENING – THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT
ANNE HATHAWAY – LOVE AND OTHER DRUGS
ANGELINA JOLIE – THE TOURIST
JULIANNE MOORE – THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT
EMMA STONE – EASY A

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – COMEDY OR MUSICAL
JOHNNY DEPP – ALICE IN WONDERLAND
JOHNNY DEPP – THE TOURIST
PAUL GIAMATTI – BARNEY’S VERSION
JAKE GYLLENHAAL – LOVE AND OTHER DRUGS
KEVIN SPACEY – CASINO JACK

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM
DESPICABLE ME – Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment; Universal Pictures
HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON – DreamWorks Animation; Paramount Pictures
THE ILLUSIONIST – Django Films, Ciné B and France 3 Cinéma; Sony Pictures Classics
TANGLED – Walt Disney Animation Studios; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
TOY STORY 3 – Disney * Pixar; Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
BIUTIFUL – MEXICO/SPAIN – Menageatroz, Focus Features International; Roadside Attractions
THE CONCERT – FRANCE – An Oï Oï Oï Productions, Les Productions Du Tresor, France 3 Cinema, Europacorp, Castel Films, Panache Productions, RTBF (Belgian Television), BIM Distrubuzione Co., Canal +, Cinecinema and France 3; The Weinstein Company
THE EDGE (Kpa?) – RUSSIA – Teleshow/Rock Films; Central Partnership (Russia)
I AM LOVE (LO SONO L’AMORE) – ITALY – First Sun; Magnolia Pictures
IN A BETTER WORLD (Hævnen) – DENMARK – Zentropa Entertainment; Sony Pictures Classics

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE
AMY ADAMS – THE FIGHTER
HELENA BONHAM CARTER – THE KING’S SPEECH
MILA KUNIS – BLACK SWAN
MELISSA LEO – THE FIGHTER
JACKI WEAVER – ANIMAL KINGDOM

BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A MOTION PICTURE
CHRISTIAN BALE – THE FIGHTER
MICHAEL DOUGLAS – WALL STREET: MONEY NEVER SLEEPS
ANDREW GARFIELD – THE SOCIAL NETWORK
JEREMY RENNER – THE TOWN
GEOFFREY RUSH – THE KING’S SPEECH

BEST DIRECTOR – MOTION PICTURE
DARREN ARONOFSKY – BLACK SWAN
DAVID FINCHER – THE SOCIAL NETWORK
TOM HOOPER – THE KING’S SPEECH
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN – INCEPTION
DAVID O. RUSSELL – THE FIGHTER

BEST SCREENPLAY – MOTION PICTURE
DANNY BOYLE, SIMON BEAUFOY – 127 HOURS
LISA CHOLODENKO, STUART BLUMBERG – THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN – INCEPTION
DAVID SEIDLER – THE KING’S SPEECH
AARON SORKIN – THE SOCIAL NETWORK

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE – MOTION PICTURE
ALEXANDRE DESPLAT – THE KING’S SPEECH
DANNY ELFMAN – ALICE IN WONDERLAND
A.R. RAHMAN – 127 HOURS
TRENT REZNOR, ATTICUS ROSS – THE SOCIAL NETWORK
HANS ZIMMER – INCEPTION

BEST ORIGINAL SONG – MOTION PICTURE
“BOUND TO YOU” — BURLESQUE – ?Music by: Samuel Dixon?Lyrics by: Christina Aguilera, Sia Furler
“COMING HOME” — COUNTRY STRONG – Music & Lyrics by: Bob DiPiero, Tom Douglas, Hillary Lindsey, Troy Verges
“I SEE THE LIGHT” — TANGLED – Music by: Alan Menken?Lyrics by: Glenn Slater
“THERE’S A PLACE FOR US” — CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER – Music & Lyrics by: Carrie Underwood, David Hodges, Hillary Lindsey
“YOU HAVEN’T SEEN THE LAST OF ME” — BURLESQUE – Music & Lyrics by: Diane Warren

For the full list of motion picture and television nominees, visit goldenglobes.org.