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Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy

The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy is an award presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. It is given in honor of an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role in a musical or comedy film. Previously, there was a single award for
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The Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy is an award presented annually by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. It is given in honor of an actor who has delivered an outstanding performance in a leading role in a musical or comedy film. Previously, there was a single award for "Best Actor in a Motion Picture", but the creation of the category in 1951 allowed for recognition of it and the Best Actor – Drama.

The formal title has varied since its inception. In 2006, it was officially called: "Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy". As of 2013, the wording is "Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy".

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Vice is an upcoming American biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam McKay. The film stars Christian Bale as Dick Cheney,[3] with Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Alison Pill and Jesse Plemons in supporting roles. The plot follows Cheney in his desire to become known as the most powerful Vice President in America's history.[4][5] It is the second theatrical film to depict the George W. Bush administration, following Oliver Stone's W., and is the third collaboration between Bale and Adams, following The Fighter and American Hustle.Wikipedia
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Vice is an upcoming American biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam McKay. The film stars Christian Bale as Dick Cheney,[3] with Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Alison Pill and Jesse Plemons in supporting roles. The plot follows Cheney in his desire to become known as the most powerful Vice President in America's history.[4][5] It is the second theatrical film to depict the George W. Bush administration, following Oliver Stone's W., and is the third collaboration between Bale and Adams, following The Fighter and American Hustle.

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Christian Bale ("Vice")

Vice is an upcoming American biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam McKay. The film stars Christian Bale as Dick Cheney,[3] with Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell, Alison Pill and Jesse Plemons in supporting roles. The plot follows Cheney in his desire to become known as the most powerful Vice President in America's history.[4][5] It is the second theatrical film to depict the George W. Bush administration, following Oliver Stone's W., and is the third collaboration between Bale and Adams, following The Fighter and American Hustle.

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Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall and written by David Magee, from a story by Magee, Marshall, and John DeLuca. Based on the book series by P. L. Travers, this sequel to 1964's Mary Poppins stars Emily Blunt as the title character, with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, and Meryl Streep in supporting roles. Van Dyke is the only actor from the original to return, portraying the son of one of his original characters. Set in 1930s London, two decades after the events of the original film, it sees Poppins, the former nanny of Jane and Michael Banks, returning after a family tragedy.Wikipedia
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Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall and written by David Magee, from a story by Magee, Marshall, and John DeLuca. Based on the book series by P. L. Travers, this sequel to 1964's Mary Poppins stars Emily Blunt as the title character, with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, and Meryl Streep in supporting roles. Van Dyke is the only actor from the original to return, portraying the son of one of his original characters. Set in 1930s London, two decades after the events of the original film, it sees Poppins, the former nanny of Jane and Michael Banks, returning after a family tragedy.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda ("Mary Poppins Returns")

Mary Poppins Returns is a 2018 American musical fantasy film directed by Rob Marshall and written by David Magee, from a story by Magee, Marshall, and John DeLuca. Based on the book series by P. L. Travers, this sequel to 1964's Mary Poppins stars Emily Blunt as the title character, with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, and Meryl Streep in supporting roles. Van Dyke is the only actor from the original to return, portraying the son of one of his original characters. Set in 1930s London, two decades after the events of the original film, it sees Poppins, the former nanny of Jane and Michael Banks, returning after a family tragedy.

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Green Book is a 2018 American comedy-drama film about a tour of the Deep South in the 1960s by African-American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) and Tony Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen), an Italian-American bouncer who served as Shirley's driver and bodyguard. Directed by Peter Farrelly, the screenplay was written by Farrelly, Brian Hayes Currie and Vallelonga's son Nick Vallelonga, based on interviews with his father and Shirley, as well as letters his father wrote to his mother.[5] The film is named after The Negro Motorist Green Book, informally called the Green Book, a mid-20th century guidebook for African-American travelers, written by Victor Hugo Green to help them find motels and restaurants that would accept them.Wikipedia
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Green Book is a 2018 American comedy-drama film about a tour of the Deep South in the 1960s by African-American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) and Tony Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen), an Italian-American bouncer who served as Shirley's driver and bodyguard. Directed by Peter Farrelly, the screenplay was written by Farrelly, Brian Hayes Currie and Vallelonga's son Nick Vallelonga, based on interviews with his father and Shirley, as well as letters his father wrote to his mother.[5] The film is named after The Negro Motorist Green Book, informally called the Green Book, a mid-20th century guidebook for African-American travelers, written by Victor Hugo Green to help them find motels and restaurants that would accept them.

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Vigo Mortensen ("Green Book")

Green Book is a 2018 American comedy-drama film about a tour of the Deep South in the 1960s by African-American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) and Tony Vallelonga (Viggo Mortensen), an Italian-American bouncer who served as Shirley's driver and bodyguard. Directed by Peter Farrelly, the screenplay was written by Farrelly, Brian Hayes Currie and Vallelonga's son Nick Vallelonga, based on interviews with his father and Shirley, as well as letters his father wrote to his mother.[5] The film is named after The Negro Motorist Green Book, informally called the Green Book, a mid-20th century guidebook for African-American travelers, written by Victor Hugo Green to help them find motels and restaurants that would accept them.

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The Old Man & the Gun is a 2018 American biographical film written and directed by David Lowery, based on the true-life story of Forrest Tucker, a career criminal and prison escape artist. The script is based on David Grann's 2003 article in The New Yorker titled
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The Old Man & the Gun is a 2018 American biographical film written and directed by David Lowery, based on the true-life story of Forrest Tucker, a career criminal and prison escape artist. The script is based on David Grann's 2003 article in The New Yorker titled "The Old Man and the Gun", which was later collected in Grann's 2010 book The Devil and Sherlock Holmes. It stars Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover, Tika Sumpter, Tom Waits and Sissy Spacek. It is Redford's final role, as he announced his intent to retire from acting in August 2018.[3]

The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on August 31, 2018 and was released in the United States on September 28, 2018, by Fox Searchlight Pictures. It received generally positive reviews from critics, and at the Golden Globe Awards, Redford was nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

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Robert Redford ("The Old Man and the Gun")

The Old Man & the Gun is a 2018 American biographical film written and directed by David Lowery, based on the true-life story of Forrest Tucker, a career criminal and prison escape artist. The script is based on David Grann's 2003 article in The New Yorker titled "The Old Man and the Gun", which was later collected in Grann's 2010 book The Devil and Sherlock Holmes. It stars Robert Redford, Casey Affleck, Danny Glover, Tika Sumpter, Tom Waits and Sissy Spacek. It is Redford's final role, as he announced his intent to retire from acting in August 2018.[3]

The film had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on August 31, 2018 and was released in the United States on September 28, 2018, by Fox Searchlight Pictures. It received generally positive reviews from critics, and at the Golden Globe Awards, Redford was nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

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Stan & Ollie is a 2018 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Jon S. Baird from a screenplay by Jeff Pope. Based on the lives of the comedy double act Laurel and Hardy, the film stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on 28 December 2018 and on 11 January 2019 in the United Kingdom. At the Golden Globe Awards, Reilly was nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.Wikipedia
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Stan & Ollie is a 2018 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Jon S. Baird from a screenplay by Jeff Pope. Based on the lives of the comedy double act Laurel and Hardy, the film stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on 28 December 2018 and on 11 January 2019 in the United Kingdom. At the Golden Globe Awards, Reilly was nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

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John C. Reilly ("Stan and Ollie")

Stan & Ollie is a 2018 biographical comedy-drama film directed by Jon S. Baird from a screenplay by Jeff Pope. Based on the lives of the comedy double act Laurel and Hardy, the film stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on 28 December 2018 and on 11 January 2019 in the United Kingdom. At the Golden Globe Awards, Reilly was nominated for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy.

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