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Entertainment: Potential Razzie Award Candidates Released


While many films strive to win an Academy Award, some don’t quite cut the mustard. However, those films have their own special awards, the Golden Raspberry’s, or as they are most commonly known the Razzies.

For the last 35 years, the Razzies have been given out to the worst films of the year, and this year’s list of finalists is full of epic cinema failures for the year of 2014. This year’s big winners (or losers) include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Transformers: Age of Extinction, and I, Frankenstein.

This year’s best picture category is filled with quality contenders. The favorite is likely the Nicholas Cage Sci-fi film Left Behind, which deals with the mysterious events of a religious happening.

A potential dark horse could be The Legend of Hercules, whose main star Kelan Lutz proved he was indeed one of Hollywood’s worst up-and-coming actors.

Lutz is also on the short  list for worst actor, which also includes Nicholas Cage (Left Behind) and Johhny Depp (Transcendence). However, don’t rule out Arnold Schwarzenegger, as his role in the film Sabotage was on par with his less than stellar performance in Jingle All The Way.

Here are some of the more notable categories.

WORST ACTOR

Seth MacFarlane / A Million Ways to Die in the West
Johnny Depp / Transcendence
Adam Sandler / Blended
Seth Rogen / The Interview
Kellan Lutz / The Legend of Hercules
Marlon Wayans / A Haunted House 2
Arnold Schwarzenegger / Sabotage
Aaron Eckhart / I, Frankenstein
Alex Pettyfer / Endless Love
Kirk Cameron /Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas
James Franco / The Interview
Nicolas Cage / Left Behind

WORST PICTURE

Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas
Transcendence
A Million Ways to Die in the West
Atlas Shrugged: Part III
The Legend of Hercules
Sex Tape
A Haunted House 2
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Left Behind
The Interview
Transformers: Age of Extinction
I, Frankenstein

WORST ACTRESS

Charlize Theron / A Million Ways to Die in the West
Elizabeth Banks / Walk of Shame
Jennifer Aniston / Horrible Bosses 2
Cameron Diaz / The Other Woman and Sex Tape
Gabriella Wilde / Endless Love
Nicole Kidman / Before I Go to Sleep
Melissa McCarthy / Tammy
Drew Barrymore / Blended
Gaia Weiss / The Legend of Hercules
Lea Michele (Voice Only) Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return

Voting for the Razzies ends on January 10th, and the final nominees will be announced on January 14th.


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