Reunions, Silly Faces and Smooches: See All the Candid Moments From the 2020 Golden Globes

Here's an unfiltered look at the 2020 Golden Globes.

By Samantha Schnurr Jan 06, 2020 1:20 PMTags
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There's a reason they call the Golden Globes one of the biggest nights in Hollywood—because they're jam-packed with moments. 

For the 77th time, the Golden Globes unfolded in star-studded fashion on Sunday night at the Beverly Hilton in Calif., helmed by returning host Ricky Gervais. And, with a room filled with such stars, there was plenty for the cameras to capture. 

Of course, there were the exciting wins, like the first for Farewell star Awkwafina and the fifth for Marriage Story actress Laura Dern. There was a signature roast from fifth-time host Gervais and a speech from Cecil B. DeMille Award honoree Tom Hanks that instantly melted our hearts. Carol Burnett Award recipient Ellen DeGeneres brought the laughs while Joker winner Joaquin Phoenix made a declaration of love and nominee Beyoncé managed to magically appear in the audience.

Needless to say, Sunday's ceremony gave pop culture fans plenty to talk about come Monday morning—and that was just the ceremony. 

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Fortunately for curious fans watching from home, photographers chronicled every big moment and the unfiltered little ones in between. From red carpet reunions and smooches to Tiffany Haddish befriending a law enforcement dog, there was no telling it all would unfold at Sunday's main event—but we're glad we have the pictures to prove it all and remember it for years to come. 

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Keep scrolling to see all the Golden Globes candid moments for yourself in E!'s gallery below!

Brad Pitt

The Once Upon a Time in Hollywood winner was equipped to capture the big night with his own camera. 

Jason Momoa

The Aquaman star flashed the cameras a smile and Shaka sign. 

Alex Rodriguez & Jennifer Lopez

The engaged stars were clearly very happy to be at the 2020 Golden Globes. 

Kyle Chandler

The Catch-22 actor didn't take himself too seriously in front of photographers on the red carpet. 

Cynthia Erivo & Billy Porter

The Golden Globe-nominated performers joyfully embraced in front of the cameras on the red carpet. 

Phoebe Waller-Bridge

The Fleabag winner was clearly shocked by something on her unforgettable night. 

Andrew Scott, Tobias Menzies & Josh O'Connor

The dapper actors shared a laugh on the red carpet. 


The Farewell winner was rightfully ecstatic about her first-ever win. 

Kate McKinnon, Gillian Anderson & Ellen DeGeneres

The trio of stars beamed for the camera. 

Jesse Plemons & Kirsten Dunst

The famous engaged parents shared a moment in between red carpet poses. 

Elton John, Bernie Taupin & Laura Dern

What's one of the best parts of winning a Golden Globe? Pictures like this one!

Renee Zellweger, Scarlett Johansson & Nicole Kidman

The nominated actresses, including former Cold Mountain co-stars Zellweger and Kidman, sweetly held hands in a group moment on the red carpet. 

Olivia Colman & Ansel Elgort

The actor took a moment to kiss the Crown star's hand. After all, she does play the queen. 

Reese Witherspoon & Joaquin Phoenix

We were crossing our fingers for an adorable Walk the Line reunion like this!

Tiffany Haddish

The Like a Boss star shared a sweet moment with a law enforcement pup. 

Scarlett Johansson & Colin Jost

The engaged pair shared a picture perfect kiss on the red carpet. 

Sandra Bullock, Jennifer Aniston & Glenn Close

The powerhouse trio posed together at Netflix's Golden Globes after-party. 

With all that glamour, laughs and candor, it's no surprise the star-studded evening, which aired on NBC, was primetime's no. 1 top rated entertainment broadcast since the 2019 Oscars—and the most-watched entertainment show since May's Big Bang Theory series finale.

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