It’s awards season! While actors like Leonardo DiCarpio, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Cate Blanchett are receiving buzz for their roles in last year’s movies, not everyone in Hollywood is faring as well.
The Golden Raspberry Awards, aka the Razzies, is a ceremony that acknowledges the worst films in Tinseltown. It’s a tongue-in-cheek counterpoint to serious accolade events like the Golden Globes. Just for laughs, it's held the day before the Oscars on March 1.
This year, some of America’s most beloved stars are up for Razzies, like Selena Gomez and Lady Gaga. While they might have successful music careers, the silver screen doesn’t seem to be for them-- at least according to the Razzies.
But it’s not like Gomez or Gaga should be too offended if they actually win the award. Oscar winners Sandra Bullock and Halle Berry have previously won Razzies and even accepted in person.
Gomez received her Razzie nom for Worst Actress her work in “Getaway,” which also starred Ethan Hawke. The movie didn’t fare well at the box office and only got a 2 percent positive rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Gaga is up for a Worst Supporting Actress nomination after she appeared in “Machete Kills,” which got a 30 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Kim Kardashian is also up for Worst Supporting Actress after she appeared in Tyler Perry’s “Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor.” It shouldn’t be too surprising for Kardashian since she’s a reality television star and not an actress.
One of the worst movies of the year, as touted by Razzie nominations, is M. Night Shyamalan’s “After Earth,” which garnered six awards. But that’s not the only one. Tyler Perry’s “A Madea Christmas” and “Movie 43” are also up for six awards apiece.
Check out the full list of Razzie nominations below:
Halle Berry: Movie 43, The Call
Selena Gomez: Getaway
Lindsay Lohan: The Canyons
Tyler Perry: A Madea Christmas
Naomi Watts: Diana, Movie 43
WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Lady Gaga: Machete Kills
Salma Hayek: Grown Ups 2
Katherine Heigl: The Big Wedding
Kim Kardashian: Tyler Perry’s Temptation
Lindsay Lohan: In-App-Propriate Comedy, Scary Movie 5
Johnny Depp: The Lone Ranger
Ashton Kutcher: Jobs
Adam Sandler: Grown Ups 2
Jaden Smith: After Earth
Sylvester Stallone: Bullet To The Head, Escape Plan, Grudge Match
WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Chris Brown: Battle Of The Year
Larry the Cable Guy: A Madea Christmas
Taylor Lautner: Grown Ups 2
Will Smith: After Earth
Nick Swardson: A Haunted House, Grown Ups 2
WORST REMAKE, RIP-OFF or SEQUEL
Grown Ups 2
The Lone Ranger
Scary Movie 5
Grown Ups 2
The Lone Ranger
A Madea Christmas
The 13 People Who Directed Movie 43
Dennis Dugan: Grown Ups 2
Tyler Perry: A Madea Christmas, Temptation
M. Night Shyamalan: After Earth
Gore Verbinski: The Lone Ranger
WORST SCREEN COMBO
The Entire Cast of Grown-Ups 2, The Entire Cast of Movie 43
Lindsay Lohan & Charlie Sheen: Scary Movie 5
Tyler Perry & EITHER Larry the Cable Guy OR That Worn-Out Wig & Dress: A Madea Christmas
Jaden Smith & Will Smith on Planet Nepotism: After Earth
After Earth: Screenplay by Gary Whitta and M. Night Shyamalan, Story by Will Smith
Grown Ups 2: Written by Fred Wolfe & Adam Sandler & Tim Herlihy
The Lone Ranger: Screen Story & Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Justin Haythe & Terry Rosso
A Madea Christmas: Written by Tyler Perry Movie 43: Written by 19 Screenwriters
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