La La Land made Golden Globes history Sunday night with its incredible, dominant presence.
La La Land won seven Golden Globe Awards last night, and in the process, set the record for the most awards won for a film in Golden Globe history. The Los Angeles-set musical hurdled over classic movies like One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Midnight Express, The Godfather and more to reach this milestone.
Here are all the categories the film won for:
Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, for Ryan Gosling
Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy, for Emma Stone
Best Director, for Damien Chazelle
Best Screenplay, for Damien Chazelle
Best Original Score, for Justin Hurwitz
Best Original Song, for "City of Stars" (Hurwitz, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul)
It's difficult to imagine another film topping this record, considering the last time a movie won at least five wins was 1978's Midnight Express.
Gosling and Stone both gave heartfelt speeches on stage. Stone thanked her mother "for everything" before stating, "I moved here 13 years ago this week, and without my mom and my dad and my brother, who has put up with me his whole life - thank you, Spence, you're the best!"
Gosling gave a shoutout to his wife, Eva Mendes: "There's just no time to thank everyone I just would like to try and thank one person properly and say that while I was singing and dancing and playing piano and having one of the best experiences I've ever had on a film, my lady was raising our daughter, pregnant with our second and trying to help her brother fight his battle with cancer. If she hadn't have taken all that on so that I could have this experience, it would surely be someone else up here other than me today. So, sweetheart, thank you."
Meanwhile, La La Land is doing very well at the box office, becoming the no. 1 limited release of 2016 before being expanded to more theaters in 2017. The film has now grossed over $50 million at the box office despite still being in 1,500 theaters. If the studio decides to expand the film to even more theaters, we could see a real explosion at the box office.