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Gurinder Chadha's Bend It wins a Globe nod

December 18, 2003 20:29 IST

The nominations for the 61st annual Golden Globe Awards are out. The Globes are often seen as a precursor to the Academy Awards.

Winning its first big international mention, Gurinder Chadha's Bend It Like Beckham won a Best Picture - Musical or Comedy nomination, along with Big Fish (5 nominations), Finding Nemo, Lost In Translation and Love Actually.

Among the Best Picture - Drama nominations are Cold Mountain (8 nominations), The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King (with 5 nominations), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (4 nominations), Mystic River (5 nominations) and Seabiscuit.

Below is the list of the main nominations:

Best Picture - Musical or Comedy
o Bend It Like Beckham
o Big Fish
o Finding Nemo
o Lost In Translation
o Love Actually

Best Picture - Drama
o Cold Mountain
o The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King
o Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World
o Mystic River
o Seabiscuit

Best Actress - Drama
o Cate Blanchett (Veronica Guerin)
o Nicole Kidman (Cold Mountain)
o Scarlett Johannson (Girl With A Pearl Earring)
o Charlize Theron (Monster)
o Uma Thurman (Kill Bill Vol 1)
o Evan Rachel Wood (Thirteen)

Best Actor - Drama
o Russell Crowe (Master And Commander)
o Tom Cruise (The Last Samurai)
o Ben Kingsley (The House Of Sand And Fog)
o Jude Law (Cold Mountain)
o Sean Penn (Mystic River)

Best Actress - Musical or Comedy
o Jamie Lee Curtis (Freaky Friday)
o Scarlett Johanson (Lost In Translation)
o Diane Keaton (Something's Gotta Give)
o Diane Lane (Under The Tuscan Sun)
o Helen Mirren (Calender Girls)

Best Actor - Musical or Comedy
o Jack Black (School Of Rock)
o Johnny Depp (Pirates Of The Caribbean)
o Bill Murray (Lost In Translation)
o Jack Nicholson (Something's Gotta Give)
o Billy Bob Thornton (Bad Santa)

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