BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- Steven Spielberg is bringing new glory to Abraham Lincoln.
The Civil War epic "Lincoln" leads the Golden Globes with seven nominations, among them best drama, best director for Spielberg and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
Tied for second-place Wednesday with five nominations, including best drama are the Iran hostage-crisis thriller "Argo" and the slave-turned-bounty-hunter tale "Django Unchained."
Other best-drama nominees are the shipwreck story "Life of Pi" and the Osama bin Laden manhunt thriller "Zero Dark Thirty."
Nominated for best musical or comedy were: the British retiree adventure "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"; the Victor Hugo musical "Les Miserables"; the first-love tale "Moonrise Kingdom"; the fishing romance "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen"; and the lost-soul romance "Silver Linings Playbook.
Comedy or musical
- The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
- Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
- Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln
- John Hawkes, The Sessions
- Joaquin Phoenix, The Master
- Denzel Washington, Flight
- Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty
- Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone
- Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea
- Naomi Watts, The Impossible
Actor, comedy or musical
- Bradley Cooper, Silver Linings Playbook
- Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables
- Ewen MacGregor, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
- Bill Murray, Hyde Park on Hudson
Actress, comedy or musical
- Emily Blunt, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
- Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings Playbook
- Judi Dench, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
- Maggie Smith, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
- Meryl Streep, Hope Springs
- Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained
- Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master
- Christopher Waltz, Django Unchained
- Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables
- Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy
- Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty
- Steven Spielberg, Lincoln
- Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained
AP Movie Writer
The Associated Press