Grown-Ups 2 leads the way for the 2014 Razzie awards

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At the beginning of the year, there’s only one awards show that really matters. We’re not talking about the usual Hollywood circle-jerks known as the Oscars. Oh hell no, we want to celebrate the very worst of 2013. And once again, the Razzies will be leading the way in that particular awards category.

In what should be a move that surprises nobody, Grown Ups 2 is leading the way in Razzie nominations, netting 8 in total. Here’s the full list of nominees for the worst of 2013:


After Earth
Grown Ups 2
The Lone Ranger
A Madea Christmas
Movie 43


Johnny Depp: The Lone Ranger
Ashton Kutcher: Jobs
Adam Sandler: Grown Ups 2
Jaden Smith: After Earth
Sylvester Stallone: Bullet To The Head, Escape Plan, Grudge Match


Halle Berry: Movie 43, The Call
Selena Gomez: Getaway
Lindsay Lohan: The Canyons
Tyler Perry: A Madea Christmas
Naomi Watts: Diana, Movie 43


Lady Gaga: Machete Kills
Salma Hayek: Grown Ups 2
Katherine Heigl: The Big Wedding
Kim Kardashian: Tyler Perry’s Temptation
Lindsay Lohan: In-App-Propriate Comedy, Scary Movie 5


Chris Brown: Battle Of The Year
Larry the Cable Guy: A Madea Christmas
Taylor Lautner: Grown Ups 2
Will Smith: After Earth
Nick Swardson: A Haunted House, Grown Ups 2


The 13 People Who Directed Movie 43
Dennis Dugan: Grown Ups 2
Tyler Perry: A Madea Christmas, Temptation
M. Night Shyamalan: After Earth
Gore Verbinski: The Lone Ranger


The Entire Cast of Groan-Ups, Too
The Entire Cast of Movie 43
Lindsay Lohan & Charlie Sheen: Scary Movie 5
Tyler Perry & EITHER Larry the Cable Guy OR That Worn-Out Wig & Dress: A Madea Christmas
Jaden Smith & Will Smith on Planet Nepotism: After Earth


After Earth: Screenplay by Gary Whitta and M. Night Shyamalan, Story by Will Smith
Grown Ups 2: Written by Fred Wolfe & Adam Sandler & Tim Herlihy
The Lone Ranger: Screen Story & Screenplay by Ted Elliott, Justin Haythe & Terry Rosso
A Madea Christmas: Written by Tyler Perry
Movie 43: Written by 19 “Screenwriters”


Grown Ups 2
Hangover III
The Lone Ranger
Scary Movie 5
Smurfs 2

Honestly, for as much flak as what Grown Ups 2 has gotten, it’s nowhere near as bad as Movie 43. That’s going to make for some stiff competition, and another fun evening. Traditionally held a day before the Oscars. That means March 1 for the Razzies, which sometimes sees the actors nominated arrive to fetch their award much like Halle Berry did a couple of years ago for Catwoman. And you know what? That’s a good move. It’s one thing to be ina  bad movie, but to have pride in doing it, creates an endearing feeling from audiences who will actually then support such a film for being so terrible.

Which is why I’m personally hoping that the Grown-Ups 2 cast arrives to accept that award so that we can get Grown-Ups 3: The Re-GrownUppining.

Last Updated: January 16, 2014

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