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Razzies 2012: Adam Sandler Tops with Record 11 Nominations
Published in Amwal Al Ghad on 26 - 02 - 2012

Adam Sandler topped the 2012 Razzie nominations, which were announced on Feb. 25, on the eve of the Oscars, with a record 11 listings. Sandler received nominations as the Worst Star, Worst Producer or Writer for three of his 2011 films - "Jack and Jill", "Just Go with It" and "Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star"
Incidentally, the previous record number of nominations was held by Eddie Murphy, who had 5 last year, for "Norbit".
Interestingly, Sandler has been nominated for both Worst Actor and Worst Actress, for dual roles in "Jack and Jill".
"It's almost karmic for someone to have made that much razz-able stuff in one year.He has angered someone really powerful, I would say," Razzies founder John Wilson was quoted as saying by Todayonline.
"Jack and Jill" leads with 12 nominations; "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" is second with nine and "Breaking Dawn" is third with eight.
The Razzie nominees in full are:
Worst Picture
"Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star"
"Jack & Jill"
"New Year's Eve"
"Transformers: Dark of the Moon"
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1"
Worst Actor
Russel Brand, for "Arthur"
Nicolas Cage, for "Drive Angry 3D", "Season of the Witch" and "Trespass"
Taylor Lautner, for "Abduction" and "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1"
Adam Sandler, for "Jack & Jill" and "Just Go With It"
Nick Swardson, for "Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star"


Worst Actress

Martin Lawrence (as Momma), in "Big Mommas: Like Father Like Son"
Sarah Palin (as herself), in "Sarah Palin: Undefeated"
Sarah Jessica Parker, for "I Dont Know How She Does It" and "New Year's Eve"
Adam Sandler (as Jill), for "Jack & Jill"
Kristen Stewart, for "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1"

Worst Supporting Actress

Katie Holmes, for "Jack & Jill"
Brandon T. Jackson (as Charmaine), for "Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son"
Nicole Kidman, for "Just Go With It"
David Spade (as Monica), "for Jack & Jill"
The Underwear Model (aka Rosie Huntington-Whiteley), for "Transformers: Dark Of The Moon"
Worst Supporting Actor
Patrick Dempsey, for "Transformers: Dark Of The Moon"
James Franco, for "Your Highness"
Ken Jeong, for "Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son", "The Hangover Part 2", "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" and "The Zookeeper"
Al Pacino (as Al Pacino), for "Jack & Jill"
Nick Swardson, for "Jack & Jill" and "Just Go with It"

Worst Screen Ensemble

The Entire Cast of "Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star"
The Entire Cast of "Jack & Jill"
The Entire Cast of "New Year's Eve"
The Entire Cast of "Transformers: Dark Of The Moon"
The Entire Cast of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I"

Worst Director

Michael Bay, for "Transformers: Dark Of The Moon"
Tom Brady, for "Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star"
Bill Condon, for "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I"
Dennis Dugan, for "Jack & Jill and Just Go With It"
Garry Marshall, for "New Year's Eve"

Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel

"Arthur"
"Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star" (Rip-Off of "Boogie Nights" and "A Star Is Born")
"The Hangover Part 2" (Both a sequel and a remake!)
"Jack & Jill" (Remake/Rip-Off of Ed Woods' "Glen or Glenda")
"Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part I"

Worst Screen Couple

Nicolas Cage & Anyone Sharing the Screen with Him in Any of His Three 2011 Movies
Shia Lebeouf & The Underwear Model (Aka Rosie Huntington-Whiteley), for "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"
Adam Sandler & Either Jennifer Aniston or Brooklyn Decker, for "Just Go With It"
Adam Sandler & Either Katies Holmes, Al Pacino or Adam Sandler, for "Jack & Jill"
Kristen Stewart & Either Taylor Lautner or Robert Pattinson, "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1"

Worst Screenplay

"Bucky Larson: Born To Be A Star, Written by Adam Sandler, Allen Covert and Nick Swardson
"Jack & Jill", Screenplay by Steve Koren & Adam Sandler, Story by Ben Zook
"New Year's Eve", Written by Katherine Fugate
"Transformers: Dark Of the Moon", Written by Ehren Kruger
"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1", Screenplay by Melissa Rosenberg, from the novel by Stephenie Meyer
Source: International business times


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