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Golden Globe nominations for movies, TV announced

"A Beautiful Mind" and "Moulin Rouge" led nominations for the Golden Globes on Thursday with six apiece including best picture bids and honors for actors Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Nicole Kidman and Ewan McGregor.

"A Beautiful Mind" was nominated for best picture in the dramatic film category and "Moulin Rouge" had its best picture nod in the musical or comedy category.

The other two dramatic best picture nominees were "In the Bedroom" and "The Man Who Wasn't There." The other musical or comedy best picture choices were "Bridget Jones's Diary," "Legally Blonde" and "Shrek."

Besides Crowe and Thornton, the dramatic actor nominees were Will Smith for "Ali," Kevin Spacey for "The Shipping News" and Denzel Washington for "Training Day."

Along with Kidman, the dramatic actress choices were Halle Berry for "Monster's Ball," Judi Dench for "Iris," Sissy Spacek for "In the Bedroom" and Tilda Swinton for "The Deep End."

Along with Kidman, musical or comedy best actress nominees were Thora Birch for "Ghost World," Cate Blanchett for "Bandits," Reese Witherspoon for "Legally Blonde" and Renee Zellweger for "Bridget Jones's Diary."

Besides McGregor and Thornton, the nominees for best actor in a musical or comedy were Gene Hackman in "The Royal Tenenbaums," Hugh Jackman in "Kate & Leopold," and John Cameron Mitchell for "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

Supporting actress nominees were Cameron Diaz of "Vanilla Sky," Marisa Tomei of "In The Bedroom" and Kate Winslet of "Iris."

Supporting actor nominees were Jim Broadbent of "Iris," Steve Buscemi of "Ghost World," Hayden Christensen of "Life as a House," Ben Kingsley of "Sexy Beast," Jude Law of "A.I. Artificial Intelligence" and Jon Voight of "Ali."

Kingsley also was nominated as best actor in a TV movie or miniseries for "Anne Frank."

Altman and Lynch were nominated for best director, along with Ron Howard for "A Beautiful Mind," Peter Jackson for "The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring," Baz Luhrmann for "Moulin Rouge" and Steven Spielberg for "A.I. Artificial Intelligence."

Competing for best TV drama series will be Fox's "24," ABC's "Alias," CBS' "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," HBO's "Six Feet Under," HBO's "The Sopranos" and NBC's "The West Wing."

Nominees for best TV musical or comedy series were Fox's "Ally McBeal," NBC's "Frasier," NBC's "Friends," HBO's "Sex and the City" and NBC's "Will & Grace."

HBO led the networks with 19 TV nominations, followed by NBC with 15 and ABC with 11.

Harrison Ford will be honored with The Cecille B. DeMille Award.

Golden Globe nominees are chosen by the association's roughly 90 members, who cover Hollywood for overseas publications. The awards will air live on Jan. 20 on NBC.

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