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The Razzies!

posted by Nell Minow

The Razzies salute the worst movies of the year. A day before the Oscar nominations, they announce their candidates for the most excruciatingly painful cinematic experiences of the previous 12 months. The best thing about them — anyone can vote! If you suffered through something truly awful in the theater last year and want to get your revenge, now is your chance. Here is the Hall of Shame, I mean list of candidates:
Worst Picture
“The Bounty Hunter”
“The Last Airbender”
“Sex and the City 2″
“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”
“Vampires Suck”
Worst Actor
Jack Black – “Gulliver’s Travels”
Gerard Butler – “The Bounty Hunter”
Ashton Kutcher – “Killers” and “Valentine’s Day”
Taylor Lautner – “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” and “Valentine’s Day”
Robert Pattinson – “Remember Me” and “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”
Worst Actress
Jennifer Aniston – “The Bounty Hunter” and “The Switch”
Miley Cyrus – “The Last Song”
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia Nixon – “Sex and the City 2″
Megan Fox – “Jonah Hex”
Kristen Stewart – “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”
Worst Supporting Actress
Jessica Alba – “The Killer Inside Me,” “Little Fockers,” “Machete” and “Valentine’s Day”
Cher – “Burlesque”
Liza Minnelli – “Sex and the City 2″
Nicola Peltz – “The Last Airbender”
Barbra Streisand – “Little Fockers”
Worst Supporting Actor
Billy Ray Cyrus – “The Spy Next Door”
George Lopez – “Marmaduke,” “The Spy Next Door” and “Valentine’s Day”
Dev Patel – “The Last Airbender”
Jackson Rathbone – “The Last Airbender” and “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”
Rob Schneider – “Grown-Ups”
Worst Eye-Gouging Misuse of 3-D
“Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore”
“Clash of the Titans”
“The Last Airbender”
“The Nutcracker 3D”
“Saw 3D”
Worst Screen Couple/Ensemble
Jennifer Aniston & Gerard Butler – “The Bounty Hunter”
Josh Brolin’s Face & Megan Fox’s Accent – “Jonah Hex”
The Entire Cast of “The Last Airbender”
The Entire Cast of “Sex and the City 2″
The Entire Cast of “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”
Worst Director
Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer – “Vampires Suck”
Michael Patrick King – “Sex and the City 2″
M. Night Shyamalan – “The Last Airbender”
David Slade – “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”
Sylvester Stallone – The Expendables
Worst Screenplay
“The Last Airbender”
“Little Fockers”
“Sex and the City 2″
“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”
“Vampires Suck”
Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel
“Clash of the Titans”
“The Last Airbender”
“Sex and the City 2″
“The Twilight Saga: Eclipse”
“Vampires Suck”



  • monkie

    It’s down to you I have the pleasure of saying I never saw any of the above listed movies :D
    Thank you, Nell!

  • http://blog.beliefnet.com/moviemom/ Nell Minow

    You’re very lucky or wise — or both, monkie! But I have to say I saw worse movies than these last year.

  • Isaac

    Pick on the poor Airbender kids, why dontcha?!? Seriously, its as if the Razzie committee only saw seven or eight films in the entire year and relentlessly targeted the most successful ones. Eclipse wasn’t even that bad! And I notice that the nauseating Furry Vengeance is nowhere to be seen.

  • http://blog.beliefnet.com/moviemom/ Nell Minow

    I was very disappointed in the Razzies this year, Isaac. It seemed to me they went for the easy ones and left out true atrocities like “Furry Vengeance.” I don’t think they should include movies like “Vampires Suck,” which are intended to be dumb.

  • Isaac

    Agreed completely. They chose easy targets this year and there was very little variety among the nominations. The Razzies seem like, in an attempt to gain the public’s attention, they are losing the humorous spirit that made them fun to watch in the first place.

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