12 Golden Globe® Nominees & Winners Streaming Now on Hulu
Hulu broke a personal record this year with 10 Golden Globe® nominations — doubling the nods we received in 2020. Check out fan favorites like The United States vs. Billie Holiday, The Great, Palm Springs, and more. Plus, get the scoop on this year’s nominees and winners streaming now on Hulu.
The Hulu Original The Great is one not to be missed. Emmy®, and now Golden Globe® nominated, the satirical comedy-drama is inspired by the rise of Catherine the Great, the longest-reigning female ruler of Russia. Not to mention, it delivers some major female empowerment vibes.
Previously praised by the Television Academy for its directing and writing, the series received three 2021 Golden Globe nominations, including:
- Best Television Series – Musical Or Comedy
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (Elle Fanning)
- Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy (Nicholas Hoult)
Watch: The Great
The United States vs. Billie Holiday
When you think about the leaders of the civil rights movement, does the name Billie Holiday come to mind? If not, it likely will after you watch the Hulu Original The United States vs. Billie Holiday.
Director Lee Daniels presents the story of the jazz music icon and civil rights pioneer, whose rendition of the song “Strange Fruit” brought national attention to the lynching of Black Americans in the South. It wasn’t long before persistent Holiday made enemies with the FBI and found herself caught in the crossfire of the war on drugs.
In her breakout role as Billie Holiday, actress and singer-songwriter Andra Day took home the 2021 Golden Globe® award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama. In addition, she and singer-songwriter Raphael Saadiq were nominated for Best Original Song – Motion Picture for the song “Tigress & Tweed.”
Starring dynamo Nicole Kidman and ever-charming Hugh Grant, the heart-racing HBO drama The Undoing follows accomplished therapist Grace Fraser (Kidman) on an emotional roller coaster ride after her husband (Grant) becomes intertwined with a tragedy that shook Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
The limited series was nominated for four 2021 Golden Globe® awards, including:
- Best Television Limited Series
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series (Nicole Kidman)
- Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series (Hugh Grant)
- Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Supporting Role (Donald Sutherland)
Watch: The Undoing*
*The Undoing requires Hulu with HBO Max® add-on subscription.
Award-winning actress Frances McDormand stars in Nomadland, the story of one woman’s unforgettable journey of heartbreak and self-discovery.
After losing everything in the Great Recession, Fern (McDormand) takes to the road as a van-dwelling modern-day nomad, where she copes with her grief, finds her tribe, and discovers what’s truly important in life.
Nomadland received four 2021 Golden Globe® nominations, including:
- Best Motion Picture, Drama – WINNER
- Best Director – Motion Picture (Chloé Zhao) – WINNER
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama (Frances McDormand)
- Best Screenplay – Motion Picture (Chloé Zhao)
Based on Sally Rooney’s best-selling novel, Normal People follows unlikely couple Marianne (Daisy Edgar-Jones) and Connell (Paul Mescal) for several years throughout their on-again, off-again whirlwind romance.
In addition to four Emmy® nominations in 2020, the limited series earned 2021 Golden Globe® nominations in two categories, including:
- Best Television Limited Series
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series (Daisy Edgar-Jones)
Watch: Normal People
The Comey Rule
Based on the novel A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership by former FBI Director James Comey, The Comey Rule two-part series provides a glimpse into the relationship between Comey (Jeff Daniels) and President Trump (Brendan Gleeson) following the 2016 presidential election.
The SHOWTIME® limited series received two 2021 Golden Globe® nominations, including:
- Best Performance by An Actor in a Limited Series (Jeff Daniels)
- Best Performance by An Actor in a Television Supporting Role (Brendan Gleeson)
Watch: The Comey Rule*
*The Comey Rule requires SHOWTIME® on Hulu add-on subscription.
The Hulu Original movie Palm Springs finished the year strong as our most-watched movie of 2020 — likely because it’s super relatable and provides the comic relief we all need right now. It follows Nyles (Adam Samberg) and Sarah (Cristin Milioti) as they navigate a time warp, reliving their best friends’ destination wedding over and over again.
The popular rom-com earned two 2021 Golden Globe® nominations, including:
- Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
- Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Andy Samberg)
Watch: Palm Springs
I Know This Much Is True
The limited series I Know This Much Is True, based on a novel of the same name, follows identical twin brothers played by Mark Ruffalo, who recently won an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series for his role. The story, which dives into the heart-wrenching implications of mental illness, is one of shocking betrayal, unbelievable sacrifice, and forgiveness.
Mark Ruffalo took home a 2021 Golden Globe® award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series.
Watch: I Know This Much Is True*
*I Know This Much Is True requires Hulu with HBO Max® add-on subscription.
Think your family is old school? Try being Ramy, a first-generation Egyptian American who’s caught between his New Jersey Muslim community and his twenty-something millennial peers.
Produced by and starring Ramy Youssef, Ramy has been praised for its realistic portrayal of Muslim-American culture, taking viewers on a hilarious journey of self-discovery and delivering lots of relatable moments and laughs along the way.
In addition to several Emmy® nominations, the Hulu Original won a Golden Globe® Award in 2020 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Comedy (Ramy Youssef), and was nominated again in 2021 under the same category.
Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist
We all wish we could read minds from time to time, but Zoey Clarke (Jane Levy) takes this to another level. After a routine medical procedure gone wrong, Zoey finds herself reading the innermost desires of those around her — get this — through popular songs.
The popular NBC drama scored a 2021 Golden Globe® nomination for Best Performance by An Actress in a Television Series (Jane Levy).
Here she comes, Mrs. America! This popular FX on Hulu series captures the story of the movement to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, a constitutional amendment that would give men and women equal rights under the law.
The series depicts prominent figures in the culture wars of the ‘70s, including the “sweetheart of the silent majority” Phyllis Schlafly (Cate Blanchett) and feminist pioneers like Gloria Steinem (Rose Byrne), Jill Ruckelshaus (Elizabeth Banks), Shirley Chisholm (Uzo Aduba, who won an Emmy® for her role in 2020).
To mark the series’ 49th award nomination, Cate Blanchett scored a 2021 Golden Globe® nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series.
Watch: Mrs. America
The Good Lord Bird
Based on the novel by best-selling author James McBride, The Good Lord Bird tells the story of controversial abolitionist John Brown (Oscar® nominee Ethan Hawke). The SHOWTIME® seven-part series is told from the perspective of Henry “Onion” Shackleford, a fictional character recounting very real events.
The historical drama was Golden Globe® nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series (Ethan Hawke).
Watch: The Good Lord Bird*
*The Good Lord Bird requires SHOWTIME® on Hulu add-on subscription.