Les Misérables is a British musical drama directed by Tom Hooper. The film made its world premiere in London on December 5, 2012 and was released in the USA on December 25, 2012. It stars Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as Inspector Javert, and Anne Hathaway as Fantine. It is nominated for 8 Academy Awards including Best Actor (Jackman) and Best Supporting Actress (Hathaway). Les Misérables won Golden Globes for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Jackman), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy (Hathaway).