When Oscar ballots are mailed in the coming weeks, "Forrest Gump" will be riding a Golden Globe wave.

The Tom Hanks movie collected a leading seven nominations for the prize ceremony that precedes - and often parallels - Academy Award nominations.The Globes, which are chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, will be awarded Jan. 21. Oscar nominations are set for Feb. 14.

Unlike Oscar's, Golden Globe voters make nominations in two categories - dramatic films and comic or musical movies.

In addition to "Forrest Gump," the Golden Globe nominees for best dramatic movie were "Legends of the Fall," "Nell," "Quiz Show" and "Pulp Fiction," which received six nominations.

For best musical or comic motion picture, the nominees were "The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert," "Ed Wood," "Four Weddings and a Funeral," "The Lion King" and "Ready to Wear."

"Forrest Gump" also was nominated for best dramatic actor (Hanks), best supporting actress (Robin Wright), best director (Robert Zemeckis), best screenplay (Eric Roth), best supporting actor (Gary Sinise) and best score.

"Pulp Fiction" collected nominations for best dramatic actor for John Travolta and best director and screenplay for Quentin Tarantino. Uma Thurman and Samuel Jackson were nominated for their supporting roles.

The nominations for best dramatic actress were Jodie Foster for "Nell," Jessica Lange for "Blue Sky," Jennifer Jason Leigh for "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle," Miranda Richardson for "Tom & Viv" and Meryl Streep for "The River Wild."

Best dramatic actor selections, in addition to Hanks and Travolta, were Morgan Freeman for "The Shawshank Redemption," Paul Newman for "Nobody's Fool" and Brad Pitt for "Legends of the Fall."

Nominated for best musical or comic actress were Geena Davis in "Speechless," Andie MacDowell in "Four Weddings and a Funeral," Shirley MacLaine for "Guarding Tess," Jamie Lee Curtis for "True Lies" and Emma Thompson for "Junior."

Best musical or comic actor nominees were Arnold Schwarzenegger for "Junior," Jim Carrey for "The Mask," Johnny Depp for "Ed Wood," Hugh Grant for "Four Weddings and a Funeral" and Terrence Stamp for "The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert."

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MOTION PICTURE

DRAMA: "Forrest Gump," "Legends of the Fall," "Nell," "Pulp Fiction," "Quiz Show."

MUSICAL COMEDY: "The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert," "Ed Wood," "Four Weddings and a Funeral," "The Lion King," "Ready to Wear."

ACTRESS DRAMA: Jodie Foster, "Nell"; Jessica Lange, "Blue Sky"; Jennifer Jason Leigh, "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle"; Miranda Richardson, "Tom & Viv"; Meryl Streep, "The River Wild."

ACTOR DRAMA: Morgan Freeman, "The Shawshank Redemption"; Tom Hanks, "Forrest Gump"; Paul Newman, "Nobody's Fool"; Brad Pitt, "Legends of the Fall"; John Travolta, "Pulp Fiction."

ACTRESS MUSICAL-COMEDY: Jamie Lee Curtis, "True Lies"; Geena Davis, "Speechless"; Andie MacDowell, "Four Weddings and a Funeral"; Shirley MacLaine, "Guarding Tess"; Emma Thompson, "Junior."

ACTOR MUSICAL-COMEDY: Jim Carrey, "The Mask"; Johnny Depp, "Ed Wood"; Hugh Grant, "Four Weddings and a Funeral"; Arnold Schwarzenegger, "Junior"; Terrence Stamp, "The Adventures of Priscilla: Queen of the Desert."

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM: "Eat Drink Man Woman," "Farinelli," "Queen Margot," "Red," "To Live."

SUPPORTING ACTRESS DRAMA: Kirsten Dunst, "Interview With the Vampire"; Sophia Loren, "Ready to Wear"; Uma Thurman, "Pulp Fiction"; Diane Wiest, "Bullets Over Broadway"; Robin Wright, "Forrest Gump."

SUPPORTING ACTOR DRAMA: Kevin Bacon, "The River Wild"; Samuel L. Jackson, "Pulp Fiction"; Martin Landau, "Ed Wood"; Gary Sinise, "Forrest Gump"; John Turturro, "Quiz Show."

DIRECTOR: Robert Redford, "Quiz Show"; Oliver Stone, "Natural Born Killers"; Quentin Tarantino, "Pulp Fiction"; Robert Zemeckis, "Forrest Gump"; Edward Zwick, "Legends of the Fall."

SCREENPLAY: "Quiz Show," "Four Weddings and a Funeral," "The Shawshank Redemption," "Forrest Gump," "Pulp Fiction."

ORIGINAL SCORE: "Interview With the Vampire," "Legends of the Fall," "Nell," "Forrest Gump," "The Lion King."

ORIGINAL SONG: "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?" from "The Lion King"; "Circle of Life" from "The Lion King"; "The Color of the Night" from "Color of Night"; "Far Longer Than Forever" from "The Swan Princess"; "I'll Remember" from "With Honors"; "Look What Love Has Done" from "Junior."

TELEVISION

BEST TELEVISION SERIES: "Chicago Hope," "ER," "NYPD Blue," "Picket Fences," "The X-Files."

ACTRESS DRAMA: Kathy Baker, "Picket Fences"; Claire Danes, "My So-Called Life"; Angela Lansbury, "Murder, She Wrote"; Heather Locklear, "Melrose Place"; Jane Seymour, "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman."

ACTOR DRAMA: Dennis Franz, "NYPD Blue,"; Mandy Patinkin, "Chicago Hope"; Jason Priestley, "Beverly Hills, 90210"; Tom Skerritt, "Picket Fences"; Sam Waterson, "Law & Order."

SERIES MUSICAL-COMEDY: "Frasier," "Grace Under Fire," "Home Improvement," "Mad About You," "Seinfeld."

ACTRESS MUSICAL-COMEDY: Candice Bergen, "Murphy Brown"; Brett Butler, "Grace Under Fire"; Ellen Degeneres, "Ellen"; Helen Hunt, "Mad About You"; Patricia Richardson, "Home Improvement."

ACTOR MUSICAL-COMEDY: Tim Allen, "Home Improvement"; Kelsey Grammer, "Frasier"; Craig T. Nelson, "Coach"; Paul Reiser, "Mad About You"; Jerry Seinfeld, "Seinfeld"; Garry Shandling, "The Larry Sanders Show."

MINI-SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION: "The Burning Season," "Fatherland," "The Return of the Native," "Roswell," "White Mile."

ACTRESS MINI-SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Kirstie Alley, "David's Mother," Irene Bedard, "Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee," Diane Keaton, "Amelia Earhart: The Final Flight," Diana Ross, "Out of Darkness,"; Joanne Woodward, "Breathing Lessons - A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation."

ACTOR MINI-SERIES OR MOVIE MADE FOR TELEVISION: Alan Alda, "White Mile"; James Garner, "Breathing Lessons - A Hallmark Hall of Fame Presentation"; Rutger Hauer, "Fatherland"; Samuel L. Jackson, "Against the Wall"; Raul Julia, "The Burning Season."

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Sonia Braga, "The Burning Season"; Tyne Daly, "Christy"; Jane Leeves, "Frasier"; Laura Leighton, "Melrose Place"; Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Seinfeld"; Laurie Metcalf, "Roseanne"; Miranda Richardson, "Fatherland"; Liz Torres, "The John Larroquette Show"; Leigh Taylor Young, "Picket Fences."

SUPPORTING ACTOR: Jason Alexander, "Seinfeld"; Fyvush Finkel, "Picket Fences"; John Malkovich, "Heart of Darkness"; Edward James Olmos, "The Burning Season"; David Hyde Pierce, "Frasier."