John Travolta, Melissa McCarthy, Bruce Willis, Jennifer Garner and Donald Trump are among the acting nominees for the 39th annual celebration of the worst movies of the past year.
The nominations for the 39th annual Razzie Awards have been announced. The awards show "honors" the worst films of 2018.
This year's nominees for worst picture, as opposed to the Oscars' best picture, include Gotti, The Happytime Murders, Robin Hood, Winchester and the "comedy whose own ads admit it 'doesn't have a clue,'" the Razzies said in its announcement, Holmes & Watson.
Nominees for worst acting include John Travolta for Gotti, Melissa McCarthy for The Happytime Murders and Life of the Party, Bruce Willis for Death Wish and Jennifer Garner for Peppermint. The "best-known Razzie repeat offender" Donald Trump is also nominated for his appearances through archival footage in the documentaries Death of a Nation and Fahrenheit 11/9.
The 2019 Razzie Awards nominations were announced Sunday via a video on the Razzies Awards YouTube channel. The 39th annual Razzie Awards will take place Feb. 23, the night before the 91st Academy Awards.
Meanwhile, on Jan. 28, the Razzie revealed the five contenders for the Razzie Redeemer Award, given to a performer or studio "who redeemed themselves from Razzie-favorites to critic’s picks. We hope we might have had a tinge of influence in their progression."
The nominees are Melissa McCarthy (nominated for both an Oscar and two Razzies this year), Tyler Perry, director Peter Farrelly, the Transformers franchise and Sony Animation Studio. The winner be be selected by a public vote for the first time via the Razzies' website. "Usually the Razzie Organizers choose the winner for this particular category, but the choices were so intriguing we wanted to open it up to public voting," organizers said in a release. Past recipients include Ben Affleck, Mel Gibson and Sylvester Stallone.
A full list of the 2019 Razzie Awards nominees follows.
Updated Monday, Jan. 28: Added Razzie Redeemer Award nominees.
Actress: Melissa McCarthy, who went from a multi-Razzie darling to a critically acclaimed Oscar Nominee for her out-of-caricature role in Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Actor: Tyler Perry, from a multi-Razzie nominee and winner for his self-imposed Madea trap to his role as Colin Powell in the Oscar and Golden Globe favorite Vice
Director: Peter Farrelly from Razzie Winner for Movie 43 and more shallow choices like Dumb and Dumber 2 etc… to director/co-writer of the deeply heartfelt Green Book
Franchise: From the Razzie-targeted heap of metal Transformers to the more innocent and endearing three-dimensional approach taken with Bumblebee
Sony Animation Studio from crass multi-Razzie winner Emoji Movie to the highly acclaimed Spider Man Into The Spider-Verse, which was loved by critics and audiences alike
The Happytime Murders
Holmes & Watson
Jennifer Garner / Peppermint
Amber Heard / London Fields
Melissa McCarthy / The Happytime Murders and Life of the Party
Helen Mirren / Winchester
Amanda Seyfried / The Clapper
Johnny Depp (Voice Only) / Sherlock Gnomes
Will Ferrell / Holmes & Watson
John Travolta / Gotti
Donald J. Trump (As Himself) / Death of a Nation and Fahrenheit 11/9
Bruce Willis / Death Wish
Jamie Foxx / Robin Hood
Ludacris (Voice Only) / Show Dogs
Joel McHale / The Happytime Murders
John C. Reilly / Holmes & Watson
Justice Smith / Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
Kellyanne Conway (As Herself) / Fahrenheit 11/9
Marcia Gay Harden / Fifty Shades Freed
Kelly Preston / Gotti
Jaz Sinclair / Slender Man
Melania Trump (As Herself) / Fahrenheit 11/9
Any Two Actors or Puppets (Especially in Those Creepy Sex Scenes) / The Happytime Murders
Johnny Depp & His Fast-Fading Film Career (He’s doing voices for cartoons, fer kripesakes!) / Sherlock Gnomes
Will Ferrell & John C. Reilly (Trashing Two of Literature’s Most Beloved Characters) / Holmes & Watson
Kelly Preston & John Travolta (Getting BATTLEFIELD EARTH type Reviews!) / Gotti
Donald J. Trump & His Self-Perpetuating Pettiness / Death of a Nation and Fahrenheit 11/9
Death of a Nation (remake of Hillary’s America...)
Holmes & Watson
The Meg (rip-off of Jaws)
Etan Cohen / Holmes & Watson
Kevin Connolly / Gotti
James Foley / Fifty Shades Freed
Brian Henson / The Happytime Murders
The Spierig Brothers (Michael and Peter) / Winchester
Death of a Nation, Written by Dinesh D’Souza & Bruce Schooley
Fifty Shades Freed, Screenplay by Niall Leonard, from the Novel by E.L. James
Gotti, Screenplay by Leo Rossi and Lem Dobbs
The Happytime Murders, Screenplay by Todd Berger, Story by Berger and Dee Austin Robinson
Winchester, Written by Tom Vaughan and The Spierig Brothers