Golden Globes 1981

Best Film – Drama
* On Golden Pond
The French Lieutenant’s Woman
Prince of the City

Best Film – Musical or Comedy
* Arthur
The Four Seasons
Pennies from Heaven
Zoot Suit

Best Actor – Drama
* Henry Fonda – On Golden Pond
Warren Beatty – Reds
Timothy Hutton – Taps
Burt Lancaster – Atlantic City
Treat Williams – Prince of the City

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy
* Dudley Moore – Arthur
Alan Alda – The Four Seasons
George Hamilton – Zorro, the Gay Blade
Steve Martin – Pennies from Heaven
Walter Matthau – First Monday in October

Best Actress – Drama
* Meryl Streep – The French Lieutenant’s Woman
Sally Field – Absence of Malice
Katharine Hepburn – On Golden Pond
Diane Keaton – Reds
Sissy Spacek – Raggedy Man

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy
* Bernadette Peters – Pennies from Heaven
Blair Brown – Continental Divide
Carol Burnett – The Four Seasons
Jill Clayburgh – First Monday in October
Liza Minnelli – Arthur

Best Supporting Actor
* John Gielgud – Arthur
James Coco – Only When I Laugh
Jack Nicholson – Reds
Howard E. Rollins, Jr. – Ragtime
Orson Welles – Butterfly

Best Supporting Actress
* Joan Hackett – Only When I Laugh
Jane Fonda – On Golden Pond
Kristy McNichol – Only When I Laugh
Maureen Stapleton – Reds
Mary Steenburgen – Ragtime

Best Director
* Warren Beatty – Reds
Miloš Forman – Ragtime
Sidney Lumet – Prince of the City
Louis Malle – Atlantic City
Mark Rydell – On Golden Pond
Steven Spielberg – Raiders of the Lost Ark

Best Foreign Film
* Chariots of Fire, UK
Atlantic City, Canada/France
The Boat (Das Boot), West Germany
Gallipoli, Australia
Pixote: The Law of the Weakest (Pixote: A lei do mais fraco), Brazil

Best Original Song
* “Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)” performed by Christopher Cross – Arthur
“It’s Wrong For Me to Love You” – Butterfly
“Endless Love” – Endless Love
“For Your Eyes Only” – For Your Eyes Only
“One More Hour” – Ragtime

Best Screenplay
* On Golden Pond – Ernest Thompson
Absence of Malice – Kurt Luedtke
The Four Seasons – Alan Alda
The French Lieutenant’s Woman – Harold Pinter
Reds – Warren Beatty and Trevor Griffiths