Razzie Nominations Assert 'Twilight', 'Madea' Franchies Are Not Very Good

January 9, 2013


The 33rd Annual Razzie Nominations have been announced, and yet again, pretending to be a woman has proven to be to the Razzies what playing mentally disabled is to the Oscars, with Tyler Perry pulling nods for his male roles (in Alex Cross and Tyler Perry's Good Deeds), his drag role (Madea's Witness Protection), and, admirably, the drag costume itself. Adam Sandler fared similarly last year with Jack & Jill--in the process setting a new record for nominations--and he reliably makes an appearance this year as well, he, Nick Swardson, and Vanilla Ice all earning disparaging nods for That's My Boy. The universally-reviled Eddie Murphy comedy A Thousand Words, rare earner of a 0% on RottenTomatoes, too got its expected nominations for Worst Picture, Screenplay, and Actor (Murphy's stalwart director Brian Robbins was robbed). But in the end, it was The Twilight Saga proving itself the most dependable target, Breaking Dawn, Part 2 dominating in its farewell year with 11 nominations from the only ten categories.

Here's the full list. Good job being terrible, everyone.

Worst Picture
Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure
That's My Boy!
A Thousand Words
Twilight Saga:Breaking Dawn Part 2

Worst Actress
Katherine Heigl - One For The Money
Milla Jovovich - Resident Evil #5: Retribution
Tyler Perry (In Drag) - Madea's Witless Protection
Kristen Stewart - Snow White and The Huntsman & Twilight S.B.D. #2
Barbra Streisand - Guilt Trip

Worst Actor
Nicolas Cage - Ghost Rider 2: Spirit of Vengeance & Seeking Justice
Eddie Murphy - A Thousand Words
Robert Pattinson - Twilight S.B.D. #2
Tyler Perry (Not in Drag) - Alex Cross & Tyler Perry's Good Deeds
Adam Sandler - That's My Boy!

Worst Supporting Actress
Jessica Biel - Playing For Keeps & Total Recall
Brooklyn Decker - Battleship & What To Expect When You're Expecting
Ashley Green - Twilight S.B.D. #2
Jennifer Lopez - What to Expect When You're Expecting
Rihanna - Battleship

Worst Supporting Actor
David Hasselhoff (as "Himself") - Piranha 3-DD
Taylor Lautner - Twilight S.B.D. #2
Liam Neeson - Battleship & Wrath of the Titans
Nick Swardson - That's My Boy
Vanilla Ice (as "Himself") - That's My Boy

Worst Screen Couple
Any Combination of Two Cast Members from "Jersey Shore" - The Three Stooges
Mackenzie Foy (as "Little Renesmee") & Taylor Lautner - Twilight: S.B.D. #2
Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart - Twilight: S.B.D. #2
Tyler Perry & His Drag Get-Up - Tyler Perry's Madea's Witless Protection
Adam Sandler and either Leighton Meester, Andy Samberg or Susan Sarandon - That's My Boy

Worst Director
Sean Anders - That's My Boy
Peter Berg - Battleship
Bill Condon - Twilight S.B.D. #2
Tyler Perry - Good Deeds & Madea's Witless Protection
John Putch - Atlas Shrugged: Part II

Worst Screen Ensemble
The Entire Cast of Battleship
The Entire Cast of Oogieloves in The Big Balloon Adventure
The Entire Cast of That's My Boy!
The Entire Cast of Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn, Part 2
The Entire Cast of Madea's Witless Protection

Worst Screenplay
Atlas Shrugged: Part II
That's My Boy!
A Thousand Words
Twilight S.B.D. #2

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