It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…

It’s that time of year when awards season is in full swing for Hollywood and most people couldn’t be more excited. Lots of great titles have been nominated for Oscars and the betting pools on who will win what are underway.

That being said, it’s also the time of year for another kind of award show that most actors and actresses don’t want to be nominated for. The 2018 Razzie Awards (now in its 37th year) were announced earlier this month and there are some hilarious (but also bizarre) choices amongst the nominees. The bets are also on to guess who’ll take home the notorious award.

You can check out the full list below but some of my favourite moments from this year’s list include Mark Wahlberg’s double nomination for Worst Actor (Daddy’s Home 2Transformers: The Last Knight), Mother!‘s numerous nominations across the board, and basically all the shade being thrown in the Worst Screen Combo category. It’s also worth noting, I guess, that Johnny Depp was also given a double nomination for Worst Actor but I honestly would’ve just preferred that he wasn’t in anything at all in 2017. Or 2018. Or 2019…

“The Emoji Movie”
“Fifty Shades Darker”
“The Mummy”
“Transformers: The Last Knight”

Katherine Heigl, “Unforgettable”
Dakota Johnson, “Fifty Shades Darker”
Jennifer Lawrence, “Mother!”
Tyler Perry, “Boo! 2: A Madea Halloween”
Emma Watson, “The Circle”

Tom Cruise, “The Mummy”
Johnny Depp, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”
Jamie Dornan, “Fifty Shades Darker”
Zac Efron, “Baywatch”
Mark Wahlberg, “Daddy’s Home 2” & “Transformers: The Last Knight”

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

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

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

“Boo! 2: A Madea Halloween”
“Fifty Shades Darker”
“The Mummy”
“Transformers: The Last Knight”

Darren Aronofsky, “Mother!”
Michael Bay, “Transformers: The Last Knight”
James Foley, “Fifty Shades Darker”
Alex Kurtzman, “The Mummy”
Anthony Leonidis, “The Emoji Movie”

“The Emoji Movie”
“Fifty Shades Darker”
“The Mummy”
“Transformers: The Last Knight”

I feel really bad for Sofia Boutella who I absolutely adore. I honestly feel as though she did her best with the worst script possible for The Mummy. I guess at least she got to have a great role alongside Charlize Theron in Atomic Blonde last year to make up for that dud.

Which films and actors deserve to take home the Razzie Award? Let us know in the comments below!

Stephanie Cooke
Stephanie is a Toronto based writer and editor. She's a comic book fan, avid gamer, movie watcher, lover of music, and sarcasm. She is a purveyor of too many projects and has done work for Talking Comics,, Agents of Geek, Word of the Nerd, C&G Magazine, Dork Shelf, and more. Her writing credits include "Home Sweet Huck" (Mark Millar's Millarworld Annual 2017), "Lungarella (Secret Loves of Geek Girls, 2016), "Behind Enemy Linens" (BLOCKED Anthology, 2017), "Home and Country" (Toronto Comics Anthology, 2017) and more to come. You can read more about her shenanigans over on her <a href="">personal web site</a>.

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