Golden Globes 2021 Prediction

Awards season is right up the corner – here are my predictions for the Golden Globes 2021:

WW: Will Win
DH: Dark Horse

Prediction Results: 9/14 (10/14 if including dark horses)


Best Picture – Comedy/Musical

  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm WW
  • Hamilton DH
  • Music
  • Palm Springs
  • The Prom

Best Animated Film

  • Onward
  • Over the Moon
  • Soul WW
  • The Croods: A New Age
  • Wolfwalkers DH

Best Foreign Language Film

  • Another Round (Denmark) DH
  • La Llorona (Guatemala)
  • Minari (USA) WW
  • The Life Ahead (Italy)
  • Two of Us (France)

Best Director

  • Aaron Sorkin (The Trial of the Chicago 7)
  • Chloe Zhao (Nomadland) WW
  • David Fincher (Mank) DH
  • Emerald Fennell (Promising Young Woman)
  • Regina King (One Night in Miami)

Best Lead Actor – Drama

  • Anthony Hopkins (The Father) DH
  • Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) WW
  • Gary Oldman (Mank)
  • Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal)
  • Tahar Rahim (The Mauritanian)

Best Lead Actress – Drama

  • Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday)
  • Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman) WW
  • Frances McDormand (Nomadland)
  • Vanessa Kirby (Pieces of a Woman)
  • Viola Davis (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom) DH

Best Lead Actor – Musical/Comedy

  • Andy Samberg (Palm Springs)
  • Dev Patel (The Personal History of David Copperfield)
  • James Corden (The Prom)
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) DH
  • Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm) WW

Best Lead Actress – Musical/Comedy

  • Anna Taylor-Joy (Emma)
  • Kate Hudson (Music)
  • Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm) WW
  • Michelle Pfeiffer (French Exit) DH
  • Rosamund Pike (I Care a Lot)

Best Supporting Actor


Best Supporting Actress

  • Amanda Seyfried (Mank) WW
  • Glenn Close (Hillbilly Elegy)
  • Helena Zengel (News of the World) DH
  • Jodie Foster (The Mauritanian)
  • Olivia Colman (The Father)

Best Screenplay

  • Mank
  • Nomadland
  • Promising Young Woman DH
  • The Father
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7 WW

Best Original Score

  • Mank (Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross) DH
  • News of the World (James Newton Howard)
  • Soul (Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross & Jon Batiste) WW
  • Tenet (Ludwig Goransson)
  • The Midnight Sky (Alexandre Desplat)

Best Original Song

  • ‘Fight for You’ (Judas and the Black Messiah)
  • ‘Speak Now’ (One Night in Miami) WW
  • ‘Io Si’ (The Life Ahead)
  • ‘Hear My Voice’ (The Trial of the Chicago 7) DH
  • ‘Tigress & Tweed’ (The United States vs. Billie Holiday)

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