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The Razzies are Out and (Surprise!) Adam Sandler Is A Contender


Every year around Oscar time, another part of Hollywood honors the town’s least loved films with an awards show of its own. This past year was filled with some real stinkers like After Earth, Grown Ups 2 and the dismal Movie 43. All of them–and a whole lot more–got the dis-honors they deserved with nominations for this year’s Razzie Awards.

This year’s list of nominees includes a total of nine awards. In addition to the usual list of Worst Movie, Actor and Actress, Supporting Actor and Actress, Screenplay and Director categories, they also threw in some special nods for the past year’s Worst On-Screen Combo and Remake, Rip-off or Sequel. So it probably shouldn’t be a surprise that Adam Sandler and Grown Ups 2 were all over the nomination list. In fact, the film earned a nod in every single category except for Worst Actress.

Of course, Sandler wasn’t the only person who caught the Razzies’ attention. M. Night Shyamalan’s After Earth picked up six nominations for Worst Picture, Worst Actor (Jaden Smith) Worst Supporting Actor (Will Smith), Worst Director, Worst Screen Combo and Worst Screenplay. The summer movie season remake of The Lone Ranger picked up four nominations for Worst Picture, Actor (Johnny Depp), Director (Gore Verbinski) and Remake, Rip-off or Sequel. A Madea Christmas and Movie 43 rounded out the rest of the Worst Picture category with a total of five and six nominations respectively.

Here’s the full list of nominations–including notable names such as Ashton Kutcher for his performance in the disappointing Jobs, Razzie perennial favorite Sylvester Stallone for his work in Bullet to the Head, Escape Plan and Grudge Match, and  Lindsay Lohan picking up a Worst Actress nomination for the The Canyons. Lindsay also lands a Worst Supporting Actress nod for In-App-Propriate Comedy and Scary Movie 5, and a Worst On-Screen Duo nomination for Scary Movie 5 with  Charlie Sheen. You know, we’re going to admire some of Lindsay’s sexier work while you check out these noms…


  • After Earth
  • Grown Ups 2
  • The Lone Ranger
  • A Madea Christmas
  • Movie 43


  • 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


  • Halle Berry: Movie 43, The Call
  • Selena Gomez: Getaway
  • Lindsay Lohan: The Canyons
  • Tyler Perry: A Madea Christmas
  • Naomi Watts: Diana, Movie 43


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • The Entire Cast of Groan-Ups, Too
  • 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”


  • Grown Ups 2
  • Hangover III
  • The Lone Ranger
  • Scary Movie 5
  • Smurfs 2
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