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Razzie Nominations 2016: ‘Fifty Shades,’ ‘Jupiter Ascending’ and more

As you may know, the prestigious Academy Award nominees will be announced tomorrow. So as always, The Golden Raspberry Awards (the Razzies) have announced their nominations for cinema’s worst contributions of 2015.

Some of the titles that made the list were Fifty Shades of Grey (no surprise there), Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, Pixels and Jupiter Ascending. All of these films tied for the most nominations, scoring 6 nominations each.

Fifty Shades, which follows the strange story of a steamy romance between a literature student and a tormented billionaire, was nominated for worse picture, worst screen combo, worst actress, worst actor, worst screenplay and worst director. OUCH.

Along with the most-nominated titles, Fantastic Four received a nod for worst picture.

This year we saw some of Hollywood’s best land on the list of worsts. Eddie Redmayne, who won an Oscar for best actor in a leading role last year, received a Razzie nomination for worst supporting actor for his work in Jupiter Ascending. He was joined by Julianne Moore (for Seventh Son) and Gwyneth Paltrow and Johnny Depp (for Mortdecai).

The Razzies are pretty much the opposite of the Oscars. The winners even receive a spray-painted trophy worth practically nothing, unlike the sought-after gold statue Oscar winners receive.

However, the ceremony does contain one “good” award. It has the Razzie Redeemer Award, which honors previous nominees and winners who have since made up for their bad performances, according to PEOPLE.

This year, Will Smith, Sylvester Stallone and Elizabeth Banks were nominated.

The 36th annual Razzie winners will be announced the night before the Academy Awards take place, Feb. 27.

Here’s the full list of the best of the worst, or the Razzie nominees (courtesy of E!):


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


  • Johnny Depp / Mortdecai
  • Jamie Dornan / Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Kevin James / Paul Blart Mall Cop 2
  • Adam Sandler / The Cobbler & 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 & Vacation
  • Josh Gad / Pixels & The Wedding Ringer
  • Kevin James / Pixels
  • Jason Lee / Alvin & The Chipmunks: Road Chip
  • Eddie Redmaine / Jupiter Ascending


  • Kayley Cuoco-Sweeting / Alvin & The Chipmunks: Road Chip [Voice Only] & The Wedding Ringer
  • Rooney Mara / Pan
  • Michelle Monaghan / Pixels
  • Julianne Moore / Seventh Son
  • Amanda Seyfried / Love the Coopers & 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 & His Glued-On Moustache / Mortdecai
  • Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson / Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Kevin James & EITHER His Segue OR His Glued-On Moustache / Paul Blart Mall Cop 2
  • Adam Sandler & 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 (& Alan Smithee?) / Fantastic Four
  • The Wachowskis (Andy & Lana) / 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” / THE VISIT)
  • Will Smith (For following up AFTER EARTH with CONCUSSION)
  • Sylvester Stallone (All-Time RAZZIE® Champ / Award Contender for CREED)

Be sure to remember that these films weren’t all bad. It can be fun to mock bad flicks, but everyone worked hard to make them happen. Cut them a little slack. They’ve already been nominated at the Razzies!

About Meredith Rodefer

Meredith Rodefer is a freelance writer, who focuses on anything from lifestyle blogging to hard news, and dancer. Beyond Youth Independent, she has written for sites such as Natmonitor.com, CheekyChicago.com and FamilyFocusBlog.com. Contact Meredith: [email protected]