LOS ANGELES, Dec 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Civil War-era drama"Lincoln" led the Golden Globe nominations on Thursday withseven nods overall including best drama and best actor forDaniel Day-Lewis.
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LOS ANGELES, Dec 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Civil War-era drama "Lincoln" led the Golden Globe nominations on Thursday with seven nods overall including best drama and best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis.

Following the film among top nominees for the Hollywood awards were Iran hostage drama "Argo" and Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" with five nods each.

The best drama nominees were rounded out by thriller "Zero Dark Thirty" about the hunt for Osama bin Laden, and shipwreck tale "Life of Pi."

The Golden Globe Awards, which will be given out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Jan. 13, are among the most widely-watched honors programs leading up to the Oscars in February. (Reporting By Jill Serjeant; Editing by Xavier Briand)