“The Emoji Movie” Leads the 38th Razzies with Four “Awards” (Video)

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As usual, the 2017 Golden Raspberry Awards aka “The Razzies” were handed out the day before the Oscars, and possibly for the first time ever, an animated movie led the “winners” as Sony’s The Emoji Movie received four Razzies.

Razzie voters really hated the movie, giving it the top award of “Worst Picture” as well as Razzies for director Tony Leondis, Worst Screen Combo and Worst Screenplay. I’m sure that if they had a prize for “Worst Idea for a Movie” it would have won that as well, because no one who didn’t work for Sony thought an “emoji movie” was a good idea, even though it managed to gross over $200 million worldwide.

Universal Pictures received three Razzies, one for Tom Cruise’s performance in The Mummy and two for last year’s Fifty Shades Darker, including Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel and a Supporting Actress “prize” for Kim Basinger. It was Cruise’s fifth nomination and second win, previously sharing a Razzie with Brad Pitt for their performances in Interview with a Vampire.

The Razzies’ favorite target Tyler Perry converted his thirteenth nomination into his second “win,” receiving the Razzie for Worst Actress for his cross-dressing portrayal of Madea in Boo 2! A Madea Halloween after losing in the category last year for Boo! Perry’s previous win was in the same category, also for playing Madea in A Madea Christmas. We can probably expect Perry’s next Madea portrayal to be nominated for a Razzie again.

Michael Bay’s Transformers: The Last Knight was snubbed despite receiving nine Razzie nominations, the most of any movie in the running.

You can watch the announcement video below to hear all the winners or scroll down further to the list of nominees and winners.



**WINNER: The Emoji Movie**

Fifty Shades Darker

The Mummy

Transformers XVII: The Last Knight


Katherine Heigl / Unforgettable

Dakota Johnson / Fifty Shades Darker

Jennifer Lawrence / Mother!

**WINNER: Tyler Perry / BOO! 2: A Medea Halloween**

Emma Watson / The Circle


**WINNER: Tom Cruise / The Mummy**

Johnny Depp / Pirates of The Caribbean XIII: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Jamie Dornan / Fifty Shades Darker

Zac Efron / Baywatch

Mark Wahlberg / Daddy’s Home 2 & Transformers XVII: The Last Knight


Javier Bardem / Mother! & Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Russell Crowe / The Mummy

Josh Duhamel / Transformers XVII: Last Knight

**WINNER: Mel Gibson / Daddy’s Home 2**

Anthony Hopkins / Collide & Transformers XVII: Last Knight


**WINNER: Kim Basinger / Fifty Shades Darker**

Sofia Boutella / The Mummy

Laura Haddock / Transformers XVII: 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 XVII: Last Knight

**WINNER: Any Two Obnoxious Emojis / The Emoji Movie**

Johnny Depp & His Worn Out Drunk Routine / Pirates of the Caribbean XIII: Dead Careers Tell No Tales

Tyler Perry & Either The Ratty Old Dress or Worn Out Wig / BOO! 2: A Madea Halloween



BOO 2: A Medea Halloween

**WINNER: Fifty Shades Darker**

The Mummy

Transformers XVII: Last Knight


Darren Aronofsky / Mother!

Michael Bay / Transformers XVII: Last Knight

James Foley / Fifty Shades Darker

Alex Kurtzman / The Mummy

**WINNER: Anthony (Tony) Leonidis / The Emoji Movie**



**WINNER: The Emoji Movie**

Fifty Shades Darker

The Mummy

Transformers XVII: The Last Knight

  | East Coast Editor
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