Eddie Murphy, Tyler Perry Up for ‘Year’s Worst’ Razzie Awards

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  • Nominees for the 33rd Annual RAZZIE Awards, “honoring” the Worst Achievements in Film for 2012, include the work of filmmaker Tyler Perry and actor Eddie Murphy.

    While “Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” led all nominees with 11, and Adam Sandler’s “That’s My Boy” followed with 8 nominations, including Worst Picture and Worst Actor for Sandler himself Eddie Murphy’s “A Thousand Words” was also nominated for Worst Picture, and Tyler Perry (in drag) for Worst Actress in “Madea’s Witness Protection” and Worst Actor for his 2012 non-Madea movies “Good Deeds” and “Alex Cross.”

    Also competing for Worst Picture: Rihanna’s box office catastrophe “Battleship” and the lowest-grossing nationwide release of all time, “The Oogieloves In Big Balloon Adventure” (which made a whopping $47 per theatre on its opening night last August).

    Facing Perry in the Worst Actress category are Barbra Streisand for “Guilt Trip,” Kristen Stewart for “Twilight,” Katherine Heigl and Milla Jovovich.

    Winners will receive a $4.79 gold-spray-painted RAZZIE trophy as a reward for their work.

    For nine of this year’s 10 RAZZIE categories, contenders were determined by seeking online votes from 647 G.R.A.F. Members in 47 U.S. states and 18 foreign countries. Nominations for the 10th category, Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel, were determined by votes from 48,000 users at the popular movie review website Rotten Tomatoes.com.

    “Winners” in all categories will be announced on the now traditional date of “Oscar Eve,” Saturday, February 23.

    View all nominees below:

    Worst Picture
    Battleship
    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”), Pirannha 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 inThe 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
    Battleship
    That’s My Boy!
    A Thousand Words
    Twilight S.B.D. #2

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