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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.

Movies

Drama

  • Argo

  • Django Unchained

  • Life of Pi

  • Lincoln

  • Zero Dark Thirty

Comedy or musical

  • The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

  • Les Miserables

  • Moonrise Kingdom

  • Silver Linings Playbook

  • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Actor, drama

  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

  • Richard Gere, Arbitrage

  • John Hawkes, The Sessions

  • Joaquin Phoenix, The Master

  • Denzel Washington, Flight

Actress, drama

  • Jessica Chastain, Zero Dark Thirty

  • Marion Cotillard, Rust and Bone

  • Helen Mirren, Hitchcock

  • Rachel Weisz, The Deep Blue Sea

  • Naomi Watts, The Impossible

Actor, comedy or musical

  • Jack Black, Bernie

  • 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

Supporting actor

  • Alan Arkin, Argo

  • Leonardo DiCaprio, Django Unchained

  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

  • Tommy Lee Jones, Lincoln

  • Christopher Waltz, Django Unchained

Supporting actress

  • Amy Adams, The Master

  • Sally Field, Lincoln

  • Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

  • Helen Hunt, The Sessions

  • Nicole Kidman, The Paperboy

Director

  • Ben Affleck, Argo

  • Kathryn Bigelow, Zero Dark Thirty

  • Ang Lee, Life of Pi

  • Steven Spielberg, Lincoln

  • Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

DAVID GERMAIN
AP Movie Writer

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