The Emoji Movie has swept the board at Hollywood’s Razzie awards, which highlight the year’s worst films.
The animated film starring James Corden and Patrick Stewart was given four Golden Raspberry titles, including worst picture, director and screenplay.
In a statement, Razzies organizers branded
The Emoji Movie a “talking poop opus”.
Tom Cruise was named worst actor for his performance in the reboot of
The Mummy was poorly reviewed by critics, who described it as “empty headed” and “one-note”.
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Mel Gibson was named the worst supporting actor for the comedy
Daddy’s Home 2.
In 1990, Donald Trump won the title for his cameo in
Ghosts Can’t Do It.
The worst actress award was given to Tyler Perry for his performance as an elderly woman in
Boo 2: A Medea Halloween.
Tyler Perry was nominated for the same award last year.
Worst supporting actress was
Kim Basinger was named worst supporting actress for her performance in
Fifty Shades Darker. The movie is the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey which won four Razzies in 2016.
The Razzies ceremony is held in Los Angeles every year, the day before the Academy Awards.
Organizers lampoon the nominees, voted for by the public, in a series of comedy sketches and show tunes.
Ahead of the awards, organizers said 87 of the top-earning 100 films in 2017 were “sequels, remakes or rip-offs”.
Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith were big winners at the annual Golden Raspberry Awards (Razzie), picking up three prizes for their sci-fi flop
Jaden Smith, 15, won the statuette for worst actor, while his famous father won the supporting actor Razzie.
Will and Jaden Smith were also voted worst screen combo.
Taking place on the eve of the Oscars, and just a short walk from the Academy Awards red carpet, the Razzies highlight the worst films of the year.
The worst picture prize went to
Movie 43, a comedy anthology with an ensemble cast including Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman and Halle Berry.
Will Smith and his son Jaden Smith were big winners at the annual Golden Raspberry Awards
Described by one critic as “the Citizen Kane of awful”, the film also won for worst screenplay (written by at least 19 people) and worst director (credited to 13 people).
Tyler Perry was named worst actress for
A Madea Christmas, while Kim Kardashian was worst supporting actress for Tyler Perry’s Temptation.
The Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp as Tonto, was worst remake or sequel.
Despite its eight nominations, Adam Sandler’s hit film sequel
Grown Ups 2 went home empty-handed.
Officially known as the Golden Raspberry Awards, the Razzies were created in 1980 “as the logical antidote to Tinsel Town’s annual glut of self-congratulatory awards”.
Winners generally fail to show up – although Halle Berry and Sandra Bullock have collected their gold spray-painted prizes in person.
As at the Oscars, the Razzies have an In Memoriam section, which this year included former Razzie nominee Peter O’Toole, the film critic Roger Ebert and Blockbuster video stores.
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