Golden Globes 2024: How Many Awards did Barbie and Oppenheimer win?

Combined, how many Golden Globes did Barbenheimer win?

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All thanks to the 81st Golden Globes, our Instagram feeds are totally flooded with lots of award-night viral moments, iconic celebrity looks, heartfelt triumph speeches, years-long reunions, and much more, all at once at the start of the year.

Started in 1944, the Golden Globe trophy holds utmost significance in the Hollywood industry, as it's a symbol of ultimate recognition for one's outstanding work in television and movies. Last year, cinema was at its peak, as we got to witness some of the biggest blockbusters and had fun at the theaters, especially during the historic Barbenheimer phase.

Both movies were successful in creating a lot of buzz among fans, dominating the box office and, of course, the internet. Barbie and Oppenheimer had some winning moments at the Golden Globes, too. Specifically, Oppenheimer who managed to sweep away major awards with five wins, followed by the television series Succession, who was a runner-up in this race with four wins.

List of Golden Globe Awards Oppenheimer and Barbie won

Best Motion Picture - Drama


Trivia: Oppenheimer is the first Christopher Nolan movie to win and the second to receive a nomination in this particular category. Previously, Dunkirk was also nominated but lost it to Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, which was directed by Martin McDonagh.

Best Director- Motion Picture

Christopher Nolan (Oppenheimer)

Trivia: Nolan was also nominated for the best director category at the 75th Golden Globe for Dunkirk.

Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role in any Motion Picture

Robert Downey Jr., Cillian Murphy
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Robert Downey Jr as Lewis Strauss in Oppenheimer

Trivia: Downey Jr. took home the Golden Globe for a television series named Ally McBeal in 2001. In the past, he was also nominated in the same category for Tropic Thunder, a satirical action comedy where he played the role of Kirk Lazarus. Overall, the Iron Man actor holds four Golden Globe Awards for his performances in Short Cuts, Ally McBeal, Sherlock Holmes and now Oppenheimer.

Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Drama

Cillian Murphy
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Cillian Murphy as Robert J. Oppenheimer

Trivia: Oppenheimer was Cillian Murphy's first Golden Globe victory and second nomination, as the first one was for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture—Comedy or Musical—in Breakfast on Pluto, where he portrayed a young trans woman called Patrick.

Best Original Score - Motion Picture

Ludwig Göransson

Trivia: Ludwig Göransson is a renowned music composer, whose Oppenheimer scores have garnered high appreciation for how extraordinarily and masterfully they were done, which complemented well with different stages of Oppenheimer's journey, right from being anxious and unleashing his intelligence by creating a mass destruction weapon to confronting victory and emotional turmoil that accompanied it. He has also been renowned for his works in Black Panther, Creed, Rocky, and Tenet. This was his official first Golden Globe Award after being nominated three times previously.

Cinematic and Box Office Achievement Award

Greta Gerwig, Margot Robbie
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Trivia: Greta Gerwig's Barbie dominated the box office by earning almost $1.4 billion, becoming the highest grossing and most successful movie of 2023, both domestically and globally. As a producer, Margot Robbie accepted the Golden Globe along with Gerwig and other cast members presence on stage.

Best Original Song- Motion Picture

Margot Robbie, Billie Eilish
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What Was I Made For? by Billie Eilish

Trivia: For Eilish, this was the second time she was holding the Golden Globe Trophy, having received the first one in 2022 for No Time to Die.

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