'12 Years A Slave' Wins Best Picture Drama At 2014 Golden Globe Awards

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"12 Years A Slave" was named Best Picture - Drama at the 71st annual Golden Globes awards. Steve McQueen's film, based on the 1853 memoir by Solomon Northup, a free man who was kidnapped into slavery in 1841, was the most-nominated drama of the night with seven total nods. The Best Picture win was its sole award of the night

"12 Years A Slave" first debuted at the Telluride Film Festival in August, and had its official premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. McQueen's film, his third feature following "Hunger" and "Shame," is favorite to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards in March.

The other Best Picture - Drama nominees were "Captain Phillips," "Gravity," "Philomena" and "Rush."

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 71st annual Golden Globes, which were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Last year, "Argo" won Best Picture - Drama at the Golden Globes. Ben Affleck's film went on to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards as well.

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It was the only win of the night for "12 Years A Slave," but it was a big one. Steve McQueen's acclaimed drama won Best Picture - Drama, besting "Gravity," "Philomena," "Rush" and "Captain Phillips."

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All right, all right, all right.

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A no-brainer.

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"American Hustle" wins Best Motion Picture - Musical Or Comedy, besting "The Wolf Of Wall Street," "Her," "Nebraska" and "Inside Llewyn Davis."

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"This is an incredible, incredible honor." DiCaprio, ever classy, thanks his fellow nominees (Christian Bale, Bruce Dern, Oscar Isaac and Joaquin Phoenix) and also Martin Scorsese. "You're a risk taker. You're a visionary."

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The Globes love them some "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which has been on the air for half a season.

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In a bit of an upset, Alfonso Cuaron won Best Director for "Gravity," besting Steve McQueen, David O. Russell, Paul Greengrass and Alexander Payne.

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YAYYYYYYYYY!

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OF COURSE IT DID!

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Douglas won for playing Liberace in "Behind the Candelabra." During his acceptance speech, Douglas remembers finding out about the project from Steven Soderbergh on the set of 2000's "Traffic."

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It was expected that "Blue Is The Warmest Color" would win, but the award went to Paolo Sorrentino's latest film.

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Samberg beat out Jason Bateman ("Arrested Development"), Don Cheadle ("House Of Lies"), Jim Parsons ("The Big Bang Theory") and Michael J. Fox ("The Michael J. Fox Show").

More on Samberg's big win in the Best Actor category here.

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"You guys, the Globes, right? Who knew?" Andy Samberg was not prepared to win his Golden Globe, but he's happy to accept the award anyway.

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Jonze was an upset winner, topping expected contenders John Ridley (for "12 Years A Slave"), David O. Russell (for "American Hustle"), Steve Coogan and Jeff Pope (for "Philomena") and Bob Nelson (for "Nebraska"). Jonze thanked his cast and also fellow nominee Russell for supporting him throughout the process.

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In her speech, she thanked the crew, Netflix and Kevin Spacey, calling her co-star "the best playdate ever."

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He defeated Barkhad Abdi, Daniel Bruhl, Bradley Cooper and Michael Fassbender for the win. During his speech, Leto jokes about not having to get a Brazilian wax for his role as a transgender woman who suffers from the AIDS virus.

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