Golden Globes predictions: Here's who we think will win big

E!'S Big Predictions for 2016 Golden Globe Awards
E!'S Big Predictions for 2016 Golden Globe Awards


The 2016 Golden Globes on Sunday will surely bring with it some major surprise winners, some of the night's award recipients are all but guaranteed. Brie Larson, for example, is the closest we have this year to a lock in a major category (she'll surely win Best Actress in Motion Picture, Drama for her performance in "Room").

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So, let's break down biggest categories for the biggest night yet of the 2016 award season:

Best Motion Picture, Drama
Carol
Mad Max: Fury Road
The Revenant
Room
Spotlight - Likely winner

Best Motion Picture, Musical/Comedy
The Big Short - Likely winner
Joy
The Martian
Spy
Trainwreck

Best Animated Feature
Anomalisa
The Good Dinosaur
Inside Out - Likely winner
The Peanuts Movie
Shaun The Sheep

Best Director, Motion Picture
Todd Haynes, "Carol"
Alejandro G. Inarritu, "The Revenant"
Tom McCarthy, "Spotlight"
George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road" - Likely winner
Ridley Scott, "The Martian"

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama
Bryan Cranston, "Trumbo"
Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant" - Likely winner
Michael Fassbender, "Steve Jobs"
Eddie Redmayne, "The Danish Girl"
Will Smith, "Concussion"

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical/Comedy
Christian Bale, "The Big Short"
Steve Carell, "The Big Short"
Matt Damon, "The Martian" - Likely winner
Al Pacino, "Danny Collins"
Mark Ruffalo, "Infinitely Polar Bear"

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Paul Dano, "Love & Mercy"
Idris Elba, "Beasts of No Nation"
Mark Rylance, "Bridge of Spies" - Likely winner
Michael Shannon, "99 Homes"
Sylvester Stallone, "Creed"

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy
Jennifer Lawrence, "Joy"
Melissa McCarthy, "Spy"
Amy Schumer, "Trainwreck" - Likely winner
Maggie Smith, "The Lady in the Van"
Lily Tomlin, "Grandma"

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama
Cate Blanchett, "Carol"
Brie Larson, "Room" - Likely winner
Rooney Mara, "Carol"
Saoirse Ronan, "Brooklyn"
Alicia Vikander, "The Danish Girl"

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Jane Fonda, "Youth"
Jennifer Jason Leigh, "The Hateful Eight"
Hellen Mirren, "Trumbo"
Alicia Vikander, "Ex Machina" - Likely winner
Kate Winslet, "Steve Jobs"

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Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama
Jon Hamm, "Mad Men" - Likely winner
Rami Malek, "Mr. Robot"
Wagner Moura, "Narcos"
Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"
Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan"

Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama
Caitriona Balfe, "Outlander"
Viola Davis, "How to Get Away With Murder" - Likely winner
Eva Green, "Penny Dreadful"
Taraji P. Henson, "Empire"
Robin Wright, "House of Cards"

Best Drama - TV Series
"Empire" - Likely winner
"Game of Thrones"
"Mr. Robot"
"Narcos"
"Outlander"

Best Actor in a TV Series, Musical/Comedy
Aziz Ansari, "Master of None"
Gael Garcia Bernal, "Mozart in the Jungle"
Rob Lowe, "The Grinder"
Patrick Stewart, "Blunt Talk"
Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent" - Likely winner

Best Comedy/Musical – TV Series
Casual
Mozart in the Jungle
Silicon Valley
Transparent
Orange is the New Black
Veep - Likely winner

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