2011 Razzies Nominations

Grab your popcorn! It may be the biggest teen phenomenon of the millennium, but Twilight has failed to impress the judges of Hollywood’s annual worst film awards. The nominations are in for the 2011 Golden Raspberry Awards — the Dis-Honor Roll of The Film World — and Twilight’s vampires and werewolves and M Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender lead the pack at the Academy Awards spoof that hands out annual prizes for the year’s worst in film, earning a whopping nine nods each.

Razzies founder John Wilson says that though Vampires Suck was a Twilight spoof, Eclipse was actually funnier to watch.

Ouch.

“I know people who are into Twilight who take it totally seriously and they’re very vociferous,” says Wilson. “Those of us who are not Twi-hards, we don’t get it. I don’t actually know any teenage girls who have had to make the choice between a werewolf and a vampire.”

Wilson admits the inclusion of Eclipse, based on the third book in Stephenie Meyer’s blockbuster fantasy book series, will not be well received by the world’s legion of TwiHards.

“We’re going to get a lot of angry emails,” he said.

Dev Patel’s Airbender, based on the Nickelodeon animated series about a young hero with the power to reunite feuding nations of people who can control air, water, fire, and earth, is up for Worst Picture, Worst Director, Worst Remake, Worst Screenplay, Worst Screen Couple/Ensemble, and the newly-introduced Worst Eye-Gouging Misuse of 3D.

“All of this gobbledygook language about airbenders and fire benders and water benders,” Wilson retorted during a chat about the film. “You feel like you’re on a bender watching the movie. It’s completely illogical.”

Eclipse stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, and Jackson Rathbone all receive Worst Acting nods, while the film’s entire cast were handed a collective Golden Raspberry nod for Worst Screen Couple/Worst Screen Ensemble.

Other Worst Picture contenders are The Bounty Hunter, Sex And The City 2, and Vampires Suck.

Razzie winners, chosen by the group’s roughly 600 voters, will be announced on Feb. 26, the night before the 2011 Academy Awards.

The 31st Golden Raspberry Award nominees are:

Worst Picture:
The Bounty Hunter
The Last Airbender
Sex & The City 2
Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Vampires Suck

Worst Actor:
Jack Black (Gulliver’s Travels)
Gerard Butler (The Bounty Hunter)
Ashton Kutcher (Killers, Valentine’s Day)
Taylor Lautner (Twilight Saga: Eclipse, Valentine’s Day)
Robert Pattinson (Remember Me, Twilight Saga: Eclipse)

Worst Actress:
Jennifer Aniston (The Bounty Hunter, The Switch)
Miley Cyrus (The Last Song)
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis & Cynthia Nixon (Sex And The City 2)
Megan Fox (Jonah Hex)
Kristen Stewart (Twilight Saga: Eclipse)

Worst Supporting Actress:
Jessica Alba (The Killer Inside Me, Little Fockers, Valentine’s Day)
Cher (Burlesque)
Liza Minnelli (Sex And The City 2)
Nicola Peltz (The Last Airbender)
Barbra Streisand (Little Fockers)

Worst Supporting Actor:
Billy Ray Cyrus (The Spy Next Door)
George Lopez (Marmaduke, The Spy Next Door, Valentine’s Day)
Dev Patel (The Last Airbender)
Jackson Rathbone (The Last Airbender, Twilight Saga: Eclipse)
Rob Schneider (Grown Ups)

Worst Eye-Gouging Mis-Use of 3D (Special Category for 2010!):
Cats & Dogs 2: Revenge Of Kitty Galore
Clash Of The Titans
The Last Airbender
Nutcracker 3D
Saw 3D

Worst Screen Couple/Worst Screen Ensemble:
Jennifer Aniston & Gerard Butler (The Bounty Hunter)
Josh Brolin’s Face & Megan Fox’s Accent (Jonah Hex)
The Entire Cast of The Last Airbender
The Entire Cast of Sex & The City 2
The Entire Cast of Twilight Saga: Eclipse

Worst Director:
Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer (Vampires Suck)
Michael Patrick King (Sex And The City 2)
M. Night Shyamalan (The Last Airbender)
David Slade (Twilight Saga: Eclipse)
Sylvester Stallone (The Expendables)

Worst Screenplay:
The Last Airbender (written by M. Night Shyamalan, based on the TV series created by Michael Dante DiMartino and Brian Konietzko)
Little Fockers (written by John Hamburg and Larry Stuckey, based on characters created by Greg Glenna & Mary Roth Clarke)
Sex And The City 2 (written by Michael Patrick King, based on the TV series created by Darren Star)
Twilight Saga: Eclipse (screenplay by Melissa Rosenberg, based on the Novel by Stephenie Meyer
Vampires Suck (written by Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer)

Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel (Combined Category for 2010):
Clash Of The Titans
The Last Airbender
Sex And The City 2
Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Vampires Suck