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ALL THAT RAZZ – The 35th Annual Razzie Nominations

By Erin Maxwell

The best of the worst have been announced, but this year, there is redemption for those who have clawed their way back to the top. That’s right, kids. The 35th Annual Razzie nominations have been announced.

Topping the list for worst of 2014 is “Transformers 4: Age of Extinction,” with seven nominations, including worst picture, worst actor and worst screenplay.

The Mark Wahlberg-starrer will duke it out over worst picture “honors” with “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas,” “Left Behind” (the Nic Cage remake of the friggin’ awful OTHER Kirk Cameron movie), “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “The Legend of Hercules.”

This year, however, there is a bit of twist. The Redeemer Award category honors former nominees who crawled their way back into the good graces of critics and fans after a few humbling bad career decisions.

Nominees this year include Ben Affleck, once nominated for the terrible, terrible, terrible“Gigli” but redeemed through this year’s critical darling “Gone Girl.”

Four-time Razzie nominee Jennifer Aniston also made the list with her turn in “Cake,” which earned her nods from the Golden Globes and SAG. Other redeemers include Mike Myers for the docu “Supermensch”, Keanu Reeves for the under appreciated “John Wick” and Kristen Stewart for “Camp X-Ray.”

Check out the full list of nominees after the jump.

Worst Picture

  • “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas”
  • “Left Behind”
  • “The Legend of Hercules”
  • “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”
  • “Transformers: Age of Extinction”

Worst Actor

  • Nicolas Cage, “Left Behind”
  • Kirk Cameron, “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas”
  • Kellan Lutz, “The Legend of Hercules”
  • Seth MacFarlane, “A Million Ways to Die in the West”
  • Adam Sandler, “Blended”

Worst Actress

  • Drew Barrymore, “Blended”
  • Cameron Diaz, “The Other Woman,” “Sex Tape”
  • Melissa McCarthy, “Tammy”
  • Charlize Theron, “A Million Ways to Die in the West”
  • Gaia Weiss, “The Legend of Hercules”

 
Worst Supporting Actress

  • Cameron Diaz, “Annie”
  • Megan Fox, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”
  • Nicola Peltz, “Transformers: Age of Extinction”
  • Brigitte Ridenour, “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas”
  • Susan Sarandon, “Tammy”

Razzie Redeemer Award

  • Ben Affleck
  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Mike Myers
  • Keanu Reeves
  • Kristen Stewart

Worst Supporting Actor

  • Mel Gibson, “The Expendables 3”
  • Kelsey Grammer, “The Expendables 3,” “Legends of Oz,” “Think Like a Man Too,” “Transformers: Age of Extinction”
  • Shaquille O’Neal, “Blended”
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, “The Expendables 3”
  • Kiefer Sutherland, “Pompeii”

Worst Director

  • Michael Bay, “Transformers: Age of Extinction”
  • Darren Doane, “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas”
  • Renny Harlin, “The Legend of Hercules”
  • Jonathan Liebesman, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”
  • Seth MacFarlane, “A Million Ways To Die in the West”

Worst Screen Combo

  • Kirk Cameron and his ego, “Saving Christmas”
  • Seth MacFarlane and Charlize Theron, “A Million Ways to Die in the West”
  • Any two robots, actors (or robotic actors), “Transformers”
  • Cameron Diaz and Jason Segel, “Sex Tape”
  • Kellan Lutz and either his abs, pecs or glutes, “Legend of Hercules”

Worst Screenplay

  • “Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas”
  • “Left Behind”
  • “Sex Tape”
  • “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”
  • “Transformers: Age of Extinction”

Worst Remake, Rip-off or Sequel

  • “Annie”
  • “Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?”
  • “The Legend of Hercules”
  • “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

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