The 2016 Razzie Nominations Are Here!

By January 13, 2016

Fellow haters, our time has come. Nevermind the Academy Awards and all those fancy pants nominations coming out tomorrow; It’s time to talk about the worst of the worst, the Razzie nominations.

I’ll let you look at the toilet paper, I mean list for yourself, via EW :


Fantastic Four
Fifty Shades of Grey
Jupiter Ascending
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

Johnny Depp, Mortdecai
Jamie Dornan, Fifty Shades of Grey
Kevin James, Paul Blart Mall Cop 2
Adam Sandler, The Cobbler and Pixels
Channing Tatum, Jupiter Ascending

Katherine Heigl, Home Sweet Hell
Dakota Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey
Mila Kunis, Jupiter Ascending
Jennifer Lopez, The Boy Next Door
Gwyneth Paltrow, Mortdecai

Chevy Chase, Hot Tub Time Machine 2 and Vacation
Josh Gad, Pixels and The Wedding Ringer
Kevin James, Pixels
Jason Lee, Alvin & The Chipmunks: Road Chip
Eddie Redmayne, Jupiter Ascending

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Alvin & The Chipmunks: Road Chip and The Wedding Ringer
Rooney Mara, Pan
Michelle Monaghan, Pixels
Julianne Moore, Seventh Son
Amanda Seyfried, Love the Coopers and Pan

Alvin & The Chipmunks: Road Chip
Fantastic Four
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)
Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

All Four “Fantastics,” Fantastic Four
Johnny Depp and His Glued-On Moustache, Mortdecai
Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey
Kevin James and EITHER His Segue OR His Glued-On Moustache,Paul Blart Mall Cop 2
Adam Sandler and Any Pair of Shoes, The Cobbler

Andy Fickman, Paul Blart Mall Cop 2
Tom Six, Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)
Sam Taylor-Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey
Josh Trank, Fantastic Four
Andy and Lana Wachowski, Jupiter Ascending

Fantastic Four (screenplay by Simon Kinberg, Jeremy Slater and Josh Trank, Based on the Marvel comic book by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby)
Fifty Shades of Grey (screenplay by Kelly Marcel, Based on the Novel by E.L. James)
Jupiter Ascending (written by Andy and Lana Wachowski)
Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 (screenplay by Kevin James & Nick Bakay)
Pixels (screenplay by Tim Herlihy and Timothy Dowling, Story by Herlihy, Based on a Work by Patrick Jean)

Elizabeth Banks (RAZZIE “Winner” for MOVIE 47, Multiple Hit Movies This Year)
M. Night Shyamalan (Perennial RAZZIE nominee & “winner,” director of The Visit)
Will Smith (For following up After Earth with Concussion)
Sylvester Stallone (All-Time RAZZIE Champ, award contender forCreed)

Wow. Some prophetic internet dudes are no doubt laughing at all those Fantastic Four nominations. I mean, some of us thought that movie would be terrible but who knew it would be this level bad? Adam Sandler is quickly becoming the Meryl Streep of the Razzies. My personal favorite nomination? Adam Sandler and any pair of shoes.

Also, how about Eddie Redmayne going from from Oscar winner to Razzie contender after that weird performance in Jupiter Ascending? That was the first movie I saw in 2015 and I’m proud to say I still watch film.

It’s not all negative, either. Last year Ben Affleck won the Razzie redeemer award and rightfully so. I’ll gladly place bets on Sylvester Stallone or M. Night Shyamalan for this year. The winner of overall worst film in 2015 was Saving Christmas. Hard to top that, but something tells me I’m not the only who almost gave up on life entirely after viewing the Paul Blart 2 trailer for the 2,000th time while trying to watch actual movies at the theater. I think I was about two viewings away from total loss of mental and physical control.

Here’s to giving bad movies the recognition they deserve, GeekNation. Disagree with anything in the list? Who’s your vote for redeemer of the year?

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  • Erin Parisien

    So, I’ve only seen one film on all of these lists and it was Fifty Shades Of Grey… which is why I disagree with the inclusion of Sam Taylor-Johnson in the list. While the film overall was whatever, her direction was the only thing that made it even remotely watchable. Say what you will about the rest of the film, but it was shot beautifully.