Thursday, April 18, 2024

Razzie Awards: Kirk Cameron Leads Pack, Gibson and Schwarzenegger Also Nominated


Nominations for the Razzie Awards are out. Kirk Cameron leads the pack with his “Saving Christmas.” Mel Gibson and Arnold Schwarzenegger will vy for Worst Actor from “Expendables 3.” Adam Sandler is also in that race. There must have been some snubs, but anyone was was over looked is probably happy about it.

Worst Picture
Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas
Left Behind
The Legend Of Hercules
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Transformers 4: Age of Extinction

Worst Director
Michael Bay, Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction
Darren Doane, Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas
Renny Harlin, The Legend of Hercules
Jonathan Liebesman, Teen-Age Mutant Ninja Turtles
Seth MacFarlane, A Million Ways To Die In The West

Worst Actor
Kirk Cameron, Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas
Nicolas Cage, Left Behind
Kellan Lutz, The Legend Of Hercules
Seth MacFarlane, A Million Ways To Die In The West
Adam Sandler, Blended

Worst Actress
Drew Barrymore, Blended
Cameron Diaz, The Other Woman and Sex Tape
Melissa McCarthy, Tammy
Charlize Theron, A Million Ways To Die In The West
Gaia Weiss, The Legend Of Hercules

Worst Supporting Actor
Mel Gibson, Expendables 3
Kelsey Grammer, Expendables 3, Legends Of Oz, Think Like A Man Too and Transformers 4
Shaquille O’Neal, Blended
Arnold Schwarzenegger, Expendables 3
Kiefer Sutherland, Pompeii

Worst Supporting Actress
Cameron Diaz, Annie
Megan Fox, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Nicola Peltz, Transformers 4: Age of Extinction
Susan Sarandon, Tammy
Brigitte Ridenour, Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas

Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel
Atlas Shrugged 3: Who Is John Galt?
The Legend Of Hercules
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction

Worst Screen Combo
Any Two Robots, Actors (or Robotic Actors), Transformers 4: Age Of Extinction
Kirk Cameron & His Ego, Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas
Cameron Diaz & Jason Segel, Sex Tape
Kellan Lutz & Either His Abs, His Pecs or His Glutes, The Legend Of Hercules
Seth McFarlane & Charlize Theron, A Million Ways To Die In The West

Worst Screenplay
Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas, Written by Darren Doane and Cheston Hervey
Left Behind, Screenplay by Paul LaLonde and John Patus; Based on the Novel by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins
Sex Tape, Screenplay by Kate Angelo and Jason Segel & Nicholas Stoller
Transformers 4: Age of Extinction, Written by Ehren Kruger; Based on Hasbro’s Transformers Action Figures
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Written by Evan Daugherty and Andre Nemec & Josh Applebaum; Based on Characters Created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman

Razzie Redeemer Award
Ben Affleck, From Razzie “Winner” for Gigli to Oscar darling for Argo and Gone Girl
Jennifer Aniston, From 4-time Razzie nominee to SAG award nominee for Cake
Mike Myers, From Razzie “Winner” for Love Guru to Docu Director of Supermensch
Keanu Reeves, From 6-time Razzie nominee to the critically acclaimed John Wick
Kristen Stewart, From 6-time Razzie “Winner” for Twilight to the art house hit Camp X-Ray

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