Angelina Jolie has scored a Golden Globe nomination for best actress, but it was British love story "Atonement" that has taken the lead.
The war drama earned acting nods for Keira Knightley and James McAvoy as well as Best Picture honors.
"Charlie Wilson's War" and "Michael Clayton" are taking early leads with two nods each.
Julia Roberts and Philip Seymour Hoffman were nominating for supporting roles in "Charlie Wilson's War." Tilda Swinton and Tom Wilkinson are up for best supporting actors in "Michael Clayton.
Other Best Picture Drama contenders include "Sweeney Todd," "There Will Be Blood" and "American Gangster," "Eastern Promises," "The Great Debaters," "Michael Clayton" and "No Country For Old Men."
As for Best Picture Musical or Comedy, it's "Sweeney Todd," "Juno," "Hairspray," "Charlie Wilson's War" and "Across the Universe."
Johnny Depp scored a Best Actor nod for "Sweeney," as did Helena Bonham Carter.
But Johnny will compete with Ryan Gosling, Tom Hanks, Philip Seymour Hoffman and John C. Reilly.
Bonham Carter will compete with Amy Adams, Nikki Blonsky, Marion Cotillard and "Juno" newcomer Ellen Page.
As for Best Actor Drama, it's George Clooney, Daniel Day-Lewis, Viggo Mortensen and Denzel Washington. Best Actress Drama includes Keira, Angelina, Cate Blanchett, Julie Christie and Jodie Foster.
Ben Affleck's younger brother Casey scored a Supporting Actor nod for "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," but star Brad Pitt wasn't mentioned in any category. Other Supporting Actor nods went to John Travolta for "Hairspray" and Javier Bardem.
The Golden Globes will be handed out Jan. 13 in Los Angeles.