Award season began in Hollywood on Sunday with the 20th annual Hollywood Film Awards.

Winners such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro used their speeches to urge American voters to vote this Tuesday.

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    Accepting an award for his documentary “Before the Flood,” DiCaprio talked about climate change as “an urgent threat to life on earth as we know it.”

    “Please vote on November 8th,” said the 41 year-old. “Vote for people who believe in the science of climate change.”

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    Robert De Niro openly urged support for Hillary Clinton on stage.

    The 73-year-old used his speech to compare the possibility of a Donald Trump president to the “insane” character in the Stanley Kubrick movie ”Dr. Strangelove” from 1964.

    “Wacky comedies right? Well, not so fast”, said the actor.

    “We have the opportunity to prevent a comedy from turning into a tragedy,” he said.

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    -With files from The Associated Press

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