Razzie Awards Make 2010 Picks: M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Last Airbender' & Twilight's 'Eclipse' Worst Offenders

The 31st Annual RAZZIE Awards announced their nominations, with sequels, remakes, and rip-offs dominating. The so-called “winners of the worsts” will be awarded on Hollywood’s Barnsdall Gallery Theatre on Saturday, February 26. “RAZZIE repeat offender M. Night Shyamalan ‘re-imagined’ the faux-anime  TV series THE LAST AIRBENDER into a jumbled, jump-cut mess of a movie that fans of the TV show hated even more than critics did (if that’s even possible!). In addition to Worst Director and Worst Picture, the film is up for Worst Remake, Worst Screenplay, Worst Screen Couple/Ensemble (the entire cast) and a brand-new RAZZIE category for 2010, Worst Eye-Gouging Mis-Use of 3-D.” TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE also received 9 nominations. All three of the principal characters of ECLIPSE are individually nominated for their acting, and the entire cast is also up for Worst Screen Ensemble.

WORST PICTURE
THE BOUNTY HUNTER (Columbia Pictures/Relativity Media)
THE LAST AIRBENDER (Paramount/Nickelodeon Movies)
SEX & THE CITY #2 (Warner Bros/New Line/HBO Pictures)
TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE (Summit Entertainment)
VAMPIRES SUCK (20th Century-Fox/Regency Enterprises)

WORST ACTOR
Jack Black / GULLIVER’S TRAVELS
Gerard Butler / THE BOUNTY HUNTER
Ashton Kutcher / KILLERS and VALENTINE’S DAY
Taylor Lautner / TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE and VALENTINE’S DAY
Robert Pattinson / REMEMBER ME and TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE

WORST ACTRESS
Jennifer Aniston / THE BOUNTY HUNTER and THE SWITCH
Mylie Cyrus / THE LAST SONG
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis & Cynthia Nixon / SEX & THE CITY 2
Megan Fox / JONAH HEX
Kristen Stewart / TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Jessica Alba / THE KILLER INSIDE ME, LITTLE FOCKERS, MACHETE and VALENTINE’S DAY
Cher / BURLESQUE
Liza Minnelli / SEX & 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 TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE
Rob Schneider / GROWN UPS

WORST EYE-GOUGING MIS-USE Of 3-D (Special Category for 2010!)
CATS & DOGS #2: REVENGE OF KITTY GALORE
CLASH OF THE TITANS
THE LAST AIRBENDER
NUTCRACKER 3-D
SAW 3-D (aka SAW VII)

WORST SCREEN COUPLE / WORST SCREEN 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 & THE CITY #2
The Entire Cast of TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE

WORST DIRECTOR
Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer / VAMPIRES SUCK
Michael Patrick King / SEX & THE CITY #2
M. Night Shyamalan / THE LAST AIRBENDER
David Slade / TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE
Sylvester Stallone / THE EXPENDABLES

WORST SCREENPLAY
LAST AIRBENDER Written by M. Night Shyamalan, based on the TV series created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Brian Konietzko
LITTLE FOCKERS, Written by John Hamburg and Larry Stuckey, based on Characters Created by Greg Glenna & Mary Roth Clarke
SEX & THE CITY #2, Written by Michael Patrick King, Based on the TV Series Created by Darren Star
TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE, Screenplay by Melissa Rosenberg, Based on the Novel by Stephenie Meyer
VAMPIRES SUCK, Written by Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer

WORST PREQUEL, REMAKE, RIP-OFF or SEQUEL (Combined Category for 2010)
CLASH OF THE TITANS
THE LAST AIRBENDER
SEX & THE CITY #2
TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE
VAMPIRES SUCK!

    1. How is The Tourist shut out of these awards?! Unfair!!

      And don’t diss Aniston’s furrowed brow, it’s the only part of her that actually acts.

      1. Because it wasn’t the worse. It was what it was supposed to be: a pretty movie, light-hearted caper.
        BTW currently it has made $205 million

        1. “Tourist” was in no way shape or form anything close to resembling a caper movie.

          It was a botched attempt at mixing Bond and Hitchcock and glamourous action and when it fell flat they tried to sell it as a comedy.

          1. No. You’re wrong about that. The Tourist clearly showed scenes of comedy in all the trailers. It was always meant to have comedic elements and it did.

      2. Apparently you haven’t seen any of these other movies. The Tourist is “The Social Network” compared to the pieces of crap on this list and has twice as high an RT score – 3 times as high in some cases. I saw The Tourist and it really isn’t as horrendous as some critics made it out to be. A little lazy, yes, but not “eye-gougingly” awful like The Bounty Hunter was. I dare you sit through 5 minutes of that movie without wanting to put a bullet through the foreheads of Aniston & Butler. Or 5 minutes of Twilight without jumping from your chair, grabbing your head and tearing every hair out by the root while running to the lobby to look for matches so you can set yourself on fire. Self-emolation is a great option when threatened with 2 hours of Pattinson, Stewart and Lautner. The fact that the Twilight movies make mega crazy bucks is unfathomable to me. And don’t even get me started on SATC 2. Wretched waste of time that it is.

  1. Finally a nomination for Aniston I can agree with! Yay.

    But if Megan Fox’s accent can be nominated why not Aniston’s furrowed brow? It’s certainly done more than its share of bad acting.

  2. I thought that Twilight-Eclipse was a hell of a lot better than the last two!! – but Jessica Alba in Machete yeah she deserves that nod! and glad too see the whole cast of STC2 is nominated!

  3. Thank God Rob Schneider has not been forgotten. I am pleased to see he is being singled out as the worst actor in the movie “Grown Ups.” No one else from that film has been nominated. I hope Rob sees this as a sign…a sign that says: Rob, you can’t act. You’re not talented. You’re not funny. Do us all a favor and go away! Please. Oh, and by the way, I know from personal interactions with you that you are a mean, spiteful and selfish prick, and thoroughly unlikable according to all accounts. So, really, take a hike.

  4. Oh those poor twihards. I have to check Razzie nominees on various sites. There will be war in comments section. I remember how Pattinson was nominated in one category (I think) last years and they were incredibly hilarious in the comments. And imagine that now whole gang is nominated :) They will gone wild in comments.

    And finally that is a good list for Razzies. It was fun before when they mocked those serious actors who were starring in bad movies. And the awards actually had some credibility. It was humiliated for actors to be nominated. And newspapers wrote about it. But then they start to nominate all those parodies like Meet the Spartans, Disaster movie or some Paris Hilton, Uwe Boll,Kim Kardashian, Jenny McCarthy… No one cares about that. Those are official losers. And those are stupid parodies who don’t take themselves serious.

    People want to see how they bring down those famous actors who take themselves serious and star in bad movies. Bounty Hunter and Eclipse don’t mean to be parodies. They are for real :) And apart from unnecessary nomination for Vampires Suck (no one cares about that) that is a very good list. That spot should be taken by some other movie.

    And did you see how Pattinson and Lautner were nominated for both of their movies but Stewart was not nominated for Runaways or Riles? Wow. Huge win for her :) And who the eff is Nicola Peltz / THE LAST AIRBENDER? Why nominate person that no one even knows? Jessica Biel for Valentine’s day should have take that spot. And Jennifer Gardner should be nominated too.

    1. I dislike The Last Airbender as much as the next guy, but does anyone else think it’s a little uncalled for to single out a 15/16 year old actress, who was 14 during filming?

      I’m not a fan of the actress and I don’t really know her, but she’s a kid.The others are adults.They know these awards are garbage, but it’s got to suck for a kid just starting out to get that nomination.She hasn’t been in the game long enough to let stuff like that roll off her skin.

  5. I wish they’d choose obscure films that were actually terrible, rather than mainstream films that were somewhat mediocre.

  6. In the words of Chandler Bing: Could I be any happier about Aniston’s nomination? Nope. Only thing better will be hearing her name announced as the winner (and seeing what story Huvane will plant to counter it — I’m guessing a new story about her
    “rebirth” and “getting on with her life” in 2011). America can never get enough Aniston “rebirths.”

    Next year the Razzies should establish a special award similar to the Irving Thalberg Award. they should give out the “Aniston” award each year to the actress who flips her hair, furrows her brow, stutters and looks the most confused in a film. Then Jen’s legacy can live on long after she’s gone.

  7. I hope TWILIGHT/ECLIPSE sweeps including Worst Ensemble. The “Wolf-Pack” is just ridiculous and lame. The Gay stripper “Wolf-Pack” in VAMPIRE SUCKS had more depth and character than in ECLIPSE. If they don’t win this year. There are two more ridiculous installments to come.

  8. The Twilight Saga and its spawn – Pattinson and Stewart – both of whom couldn’t act their way out of a paper bag, which I’d need if I had to sit through parts 4 and 5; I tried to enjoy parts 1, 2 and 3 for the escapist fantasy that it was but I just can’t subject myself to the utter garbage of Rosenberg’s script or its delivery by an even worst cast any longer.

  9. a) Whoever wins needs to show up to accept… Sandra Bullock set the bar for class.

    b) Whoever ‘wins’ needs to let it pass. An inconsequential gag is getting way out of hand.

  10. I must say I’m relieved Kristen Bell didn’t get ANY nominations. After a promising start in 2008 (Forgetting Sarah Marshall), she had 3 flops in 2010 – both commercial and critical – BUT I still think she is a promising talent and I’m glad she didn’t get trashed here. Hopefully she will make better career choices in the future…maybe a few promising little indies ? Dance of the Mirlitons is definitely a step in the right direction and even Everybody loves Whales could be good. Good luck !
    And though I also think The Bounty Hunter was a terrible film, I think it’s unfair to list Aniston as worst actress for The Switch, too, because that film was good…nothing great, or groundbreakingly original, but good. Though she WAS overshadowed by Batemen and Juliette ‘scenestealer’ Lewis, that doesn’t make her ‘Worst Actress’. For The Bounty Hunter ? Maybe. For The Switch ? Definitely not.
    It’s kind of cheap that they go for the ‘easy targets’: for example Twilight IS indeed shit but the two leads are promising : Remember me wasn’t a good film, but Pattinson didn’t give a bad performance in it, and definitely not one of the ‘worst’ of 2010 and I don’t think it’s fair to nominate Stewart here, when she gave two critically acclaimed performances last year (The Runaways, Welcome to the Rileys), and that’s NOT the kind of accomplishment one of the ‘Worst Actress’ contenders could pull off.
    Having said that, I haven’t seen Eclipse though I’ve seen the reviews…and a 58 MC-score and a 67 RT-Top Critics-score doesn’t exactly scream ‘Worst’…especially considering the horrible films that didn’t make the cut in ‘Worst Picture’ : Little Fockers, Clash of the Titans, Killers, Charlie St. Cloud.
    Anyway, I guess they are hoping for more press in case they nominate big names and a hit like the Twilight-franchise.

  11. It would be more offensive to these awful movies if they were more serious with their categories and specially their nominees.

    Sure it’s all a joke, but the categories and the nominees (accents? faces?) don’t need to be jokes too.

    I do think they did the right thing honoring the worst in 3D. However, more serious and more real would’ve been nominating movies like Toy Story 3, where exactly was the need to add 3D to this? And where was it in the final product?

  12. Anyway, I despise the Twilight-franchise (I can’t tolerate bad screenplays), but based on reviews, I don’t get the Eclipse-hate here. I guess they are hoping for more press in case they nominate big names and a hit like the Twilight-franchise.
    And that makes them just as unoriginal as their nominees…

  13. Awww poor Jessica Alba has been nominated for three films. Maybe that’s the fault of the writers and nothing to do with her acting ability hahaha.

  14. they must not have watched Jonah Hex all that carefully. That movie should have picked up a lot more nominations/awards on this list.

  15. The Tourist should definitely have been in there. Pretty decent list otherwise, some proper stinkers in there. I fear the day Aniston decides to star in a Shyamalan movie.

    1. Don’t worry – it’ll never happen. Shyamalan will have to fall a lot further before he’ll stoop to work with a C-list bad romcom hack like Aniston. Aniston’s not get many offers these days for a reason – 2 of which earned her nominations for Razzies and another of which has to do with her lack of ability to put butts in seats. Unfortunately she was offered a lot of work last year before Bounty Hunter and The Switch bombed so next year she’ll be nominated for 3 Razzies instead of 2. After that, if there is a merciful God, let the work dry up people! This is a woman who needs to be in theatrical movies about like Paris Hilton needs to be in another home sex video.

  16. The last few years they’ve softened up on the heavy hitters and take more and more cheap shots. Where are De Niro, Depp, Jolie, Sandler, Meet the Fockers, The Tourist and Grown Ups? Some truly terrible stuff there.

    1. ‘conviction’ and hillary swank’s performance thereto should be included on the razzie ballots.

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