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May This Razzie Be the Only Award Mel Gibson Receives on His “Rehabilitation” Tour

Nominations for the 38th Annual Razzie Awards are out, one day before the nominations for the Academy Awards will be announced. They include the usual favorites, like the Transformers, Fifty Shades, and Medea franchises, as well as expected entries like The Emoji Movie and The Mummy. Darren Aronofsky’s mother! also picked up a bunch of nominations.

For me, though, the most welcome nomination was Mel Gibson’s nomination for Worst Supporting Actor in Daddy’s Home 2. Gibson is currently on his rehabilitation tour, despite having shown what feels like very little contrition for his past behavior, which includes accusing Jews of causing “all the wars in the world” during a police confrontation as well as making abusive phone calls and pleading no-contest to misdemeanor battery of his then-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva. Until he owns up to those actions, it will continue to be deeply uncomfortable to see him in a comedy about families.

The Razzie winners will be announced on Saturday, March 3, 2018.

Worst Picture

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

 

Worst Remake, Rip-Off, or Sequel

  • Baywatch
  • BOO 2: A Medea Halloween
  • Fifty Shades Darker
  • The Mummy
  • Transformers XVII: Last Knight

 

Worst Director

  • Darren Aronofsky for mother!
  • Michael Bay for Transformers XVII: Last Knight
  • James Foley for Fifty Shades Darker
  • Alex Kurtzman for The Mummy
  • Anthony “Tony” Leonidis for The Emoji Movie

 

Worst Actor

  • Tom Cruise in The Mummy
  • Johnny Depp in Pirates of The Caribbean XIII: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Jamie Dornan in Fifty Shades Darker
  • Zac Efron in Baywatch
  • Mark Wahlberg in Daddy’s Home 2 and Transformers XVII: The Last Knight

 

Worst Actress

  • Katherine Heigl in Unforgettable
  • Dakota Johnson in Fifty Shades Darker
  • Jennifer Lawrence in mother!
  • Tyler Perry in BOO! 2: A Medea Halloween
  • Emma Watson in The Circle

 

Worst Screen Combo

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

 

Worst Supporting Actor

  • Javier Bardem in Mother! and Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
  • Russell Crowe in The Mummy
  • Josh Duhamel in Transformers XVII: Last Knight
  • Mel Gibson in Daddy’s Home 2
  • Anthony Hopkins in Collide and Transformers XVII: Last Knight

 

Worst Supporting Actress

  • Kim Basinger in Fifty Shades Darker
  • Sofia Boutella in The Mummy
  • Laura Haddock in Transformers XVII: Last Knight
  • Goldie Hawn in Snatched
  • Susan Sarandon in A Bad Moms Christmas

 

Worst Screenplay

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

(Via The Hollywood Reporter; featured image: SND Films)

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