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'The Revenant,' 'The Martian' survive a bleep-filled Globes

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Associated Press, NBC – Two frontier survival tales - "The Revenant" and "The Martian" - led a bleep-filled Golden Globes where the star power of Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Jennifer Lawrence was challenged only by the relentless mocking of the show's beer-wielding host, Ricky Gervais.

Golden Globes 2016: Winners

In an upset, Alenjaro Innaritu's bloody 1820s thriller "The Revenant" won best film drama, as well as best director for Inarritu and best actor for Leonardo DiCaprio. Though Inarritu had a similar run at the Academy Awards last year with the best-picture winning "Birdman," he won only a share of best screenplay at last year's Globes.

"Pain is temporary," said Inarritu, referring to the film's arduous shoot in the Canadian Rockies. "A film is forever."

Gallery: Golden Globes 2016 Red Carpet

In an awards season that has lacked definition, two of the top critical picks - the journalism procedural "Spotlight" and Todd Haynes' lesbian romance "Carol" - went home empty-handed.

Instead, it was "The Revenant" - made with the same seamless cinematography of "Birdman" - that emerged triumphant on the same weekend it nearly toppled the box-office juggernaut "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" with a $38 million opening.

DiCaprio, who appears headed for his first Oscar, dedicated his award to "First Nations people represented in this film and all the indigenous peoples around the world."

Best Motion Picture, Drama

Winner: "The Revenant"

"Carol"

"Mad Max: Fury Road"

"Room"

"Spotlight"

Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Winner: "The Martian"

"The Big Short"

"Joy"

"Spy"

"Trainwreck"

Best Director, Motion Picture

Winner: Alejandro González Iñárritu, "The Revenant"

Todd Haynes, "Carol"

Tom McCarthy, "Spotlight"

George Miller, "Mad Max: Fury Road"

Ridley Scott, "The Martian"

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama

Winner: Brie Larson, "Room"

Cate Blanchett, "Carol"

Rooney Mara, "Carol"

Saoirse Ronan, "Brooklyn"

Alicia Vikander, "The Danish Girl"

Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Comedy or Musical

Winner: Jennifer Lawrence, "Joy"

Melissa McCarthy, "Spy"

Amy Schumer, "Trainwreck"

Maggie Smith, "Lady in the Van"

Lily Tomlin, "Grandma"

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Winner: Kate Winslet, "Steve Jobs"

Jane Fonda, "Youth"

Jennifer Jason Leigh, "The Hateful Eight"

Helen Mirren, "Trumbo"

Alicia Vikander, "Ex Machina"

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama

Winner: Leonardo DiCaprio, "The Revenant"

Bryan Cranston, "Trumbo"

Michael Fassbender, "Steve Jobs"

Eddie Redmayne, "The Danish Girl"

Will Smith, "Concussion"

Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy

Winner: Matt Damon, "The Martian"

Christian Bale, "The Big Short"

Steve Carell, "The Big Short"

Al Pacino, "Danny Collins"

Mark Ruffalo, "Infinitely Polar Bear"

Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Winner: Sylvester Stallone, "Creed"

Paul Dano, "Love & Mercy"

Idris Elba, "Beasts of No Nation"

Mark Rylance, "Bridge of Spies"

Michael Shannon, "99 Homes"

Best Screenplay, Motion Picture

Winner: Aaron Sorkin, "Steve Jobs"

Emma Donoghue, "Room"

Tom McCarthy, Josh Singer, "Spotlight"

Charles Randolph, Adam McKay, "The Big Short"

Quentin Tarantino, "The Hateful Eight"

Best Animated Feature Film

Winner: "Inside Out"

"Anomalisa"

"The Good Dinosaur"

"The Peanuts Movie"

"Shaun the Sheep Movie"

Best Original Song

Winner: "Writing's on the Wall," "Spectre"

"Love Me Like You Do," "50 Shades of Grey"

"One Kind of Love," "Love & Mercy"

"See You Again," Furious 7

"Simple Song No. 3," "Youth"

Best Original Score

Winner: Ennio Morricone, "The Hateful Eight"

Carter Burwell, "Carol"

Alexandre Desplat, "The Danish Girl"

Daniel Pemberton, "Steve Jobs"

Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto, "The Revenant"

Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language

Winner: "Son of Saul"

"The Brand New Testament"

"The Club"

"The Fencer"

"Mustang"

Best TV Series, Drama

Winner: "Mr. Robot"

"Empire"

"Game of Thrones"

"Narcos"

"Outlander"

Best TV Series, Comedy

Winner: "Mozart in the Jungle"

"Casual"

"Orange Is the New Black"

"Silicon Valley"

"Transparent"

"Veep"

Best TV Movie or Limited Series

Winner: "Wolf Hall"

"American Crime"

"American Horror Story: Hotel"

"Fargo"

"Flesh and Bone"

Best Actress in a TV Series, Drama

Winner: Taraji P. Henson, "Empire"

Caitriona Balfe, "Outlander"

Viola Davis, "How to Get Away With Murder"

Eva Green, "Penny Dreadful"

Robin Wright, "House of Cards"

Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama

Winner: Jon Hamm, "Mad Men"

Rami Malek, "Mr. Robot"

Wagner Moura, "Narcos"

Bob Odenkirk, "Better Call Saul"

Liev Schreiber, "Ray Donovan"

Best Actor in a TV Series, Comedy

Winner: Gael Garcia Bernal, "Mozart in the Jungle"

Aziz Ansari, "Master of None"

Rob Lowe, "The Grinder"

Patrick Stewart, "Blunt Talk"

Jeffrey Tambor, "Transparent"

Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical

Winner: Rachel Bloom, "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"

Jamie Lee Curtis, "Scream Queens"

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Veep"

Gina Rodriguez, "Jane the Virgin"

Lily Tomlin, "Grace & Frankie"

Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited Series or TV Movie

Winner: Maura Tierney, "The Affair"

Uzo Aduba, "Orange Is the New Black"

Joanne Froggatt, "Downton Abbey"

Regina King, "American Crime"

Judith Light, "Transparent"

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series or TV Movie

Winner: Christian Slater, "Mr. Robot"

Alan Cumming, "The Good Wife"

Damian Lewis, "Wolf Hall"

Ben Mendelsohn, "Bloodline"

Tobias Menzies, "Outlander"

Best Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Winner: Oscar Isaac, "Show Me a Hero"

Idris Elba, "Luther"

David Oyelowo, "Nightingale"

Mark Rylance, "Wolf Hall"

Patrick Wilson, "Fargo"

Best Actress in a Limited Series or TV Movie

Winner: Lady Gaga, "American Horror Story: Hotel"

Kirsten Dunst, "Fargo"

Sarah Hay, "Flesh & Bone"

Felicity Huffman, "American Crime"

Queen Latifah, "Bessie"