‘Transformers’, ‘The Mummy’, & ‘Fifty Shades’ Top 2018 Razzie Awards Nominations

Razzie Awards Transformers The Last Knight The Mummy Fifty Shades DarkerAs the Academy Awards get ready to honor this year’s best movies, the Golden Raspberry Awards slink in just ahead to dishonor the worst. Leading the Razzie buzz are Transformers: The Last KnightThe Mummy, and Fifty Shades Darker.

Transformers unsurprisingly leads the pack with 9 nominations, as the franchise has been a Razzie-favorite whipping post since the surprisingly-decent original was followed up with Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Just behind Transformers are Fifty Shades with 8 nominations and The Mummy with 7 nominations. Other Razzie “favorites” include Baywatch (5 nomintations), and The Emoji Movie (4 nominations), which alongside the three aforementioned movies serve as the primary contenders for the “coveted” Worst Picture award.

The full list of nominees are as follows:

Worst picture
Baywatch
The Emoji Movie
Fifty Shades Darker
The Mummy
Transformers XVII: The Last Knight

Worst actress
Katherine Heigl (Unforgettable)
Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades Darker)
Jennifer Lawrence (mother!)
Tyler Perry (BOO! 2: A Madea Halloween)
Emma Watson (The Circle)

Worst actor
Tom Cruise (The Mummy)
Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean XIII: Dead Careers Tell No Tales)
Jamie Dornan (Fifty Shades Darker)
Zac Efron (Baywatch)
Mark Wahlberg (Daddy’s Home 2 and Transformers XVII: The Last Knight)

Worst supporting actor
Javier Bardem (mother! and Pirates of the Caribbean XIII: Dead Careers Tell No Tales)
Russell Crowe (The Mummy)
Josh Duhamel (Transformers XVII: The Last Knight)
Mel Gibson (Daddy’s Home 2)
Anthony Hopkins (Collide and Transformers XVII: The Last Knight)

Worst supporting actress
Kim Basinger (Fifty Shades Darker)
Sofia Boutella (The Mummy)
Laura Haddock (Transformers XVII: The Last Knight)
Goldie Hawn (Snatched)
Susan Sarandon (A Bad Moms Christmas)

Worst screen combo
Any Combination of Two Characters, Two Sex Toys or Two Sexual Positions (Fifty Shades Darker)
Any Combination of Two Humans, Two Robots or Two Explosions (Transformers XVII: Last Knight)
Any Two Obnoxious Emojis (The Emoji Movie)
Johnny Depp and His Worn Out Drunk Routine (Pirates of the Caribbean XIII: Dead Careers Tell No Tales)
Tyler Perry and Either the Ratty Old Dress or Worn Out Wig (BOO! 2: A Madea Halloween)

Worst remake, ripoff or sequel
Baywatch
BOO! 2: A Madea Halloween
Fifty Shades Darker
The Mummy
Transformers XVII: The Last Knight

Worst director
Darren Aronofsky (mother!)
Michael Bay (Transformers XVII: The Last Knight)
James Foley (Fifty Shades Darker)
Alex Kurtzman (The Mummy)
Anthony (Tony) Leonidis (The Emoji Movie)

Worst screenplay
Baywatch
The Emoji Movie
Fifty Shades Darker
The Mummy
Transformers XVII: The Last Knight

The sole “positive” Razzie — the Razzie Redeemer Award, given to former Razzie nominees and winners who manage to turn themselves around with a great movie after previous shoddy work — is conspicuously absent from this year’s nominations list. In addition, some of last year’s critically-maligned movies that got snubbed include The Book of HenryThe Dark TowerThe Snowman, and Geostorm.

Source: YouTube

The 10 Movie Trailers With The Most Views In 24 Hours, Ranked

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Transformers Spider-Man It Movie PennywiseNot all trailers are created equal. Some give away too many plot points while some don’t reveal enough. Some only earn a couple thousand views in their lifetime, while others earn up to 197 million views in just 24 hours. At this point, trailers have become an art form in themselves as they sell the movie to audiences who have thousands of different entertainment projects competing for their attention. To win the public’s attention, studios often spend big money on marketing campaigns designed to draw as many eyes onto a franchise as possible.

Heroic Hollywood has gathered the ten trailers that generated the most views in their 24 hours and ranked them from worst to best. Just because a trailer is on the top ten doesn’t mean that it’s good (the same applies for the movies mentioned in this list), it just means it succeeded in capturing the attention of the world for a moment. In the dog-eat-dog world that is the entertainment industry, if you aren’t able to generate buzz around your product months before it’s even released, then you’re doing something wrong.

Hit Next to learn how we ranked the 10 trailers with the most views in their first 24 hours.

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Grant Davis

Grant Davis

A Texan freelance writer with interests in Star Wars, superhero movies, and entertainment in general.

  • Clark

    I laughed at Depps nom 😂😂😂