The Razzies: These Are The Worst Movies Of 2015

While there’s always still competition for the major awards to recognize the best movies of the year, there’s also the other set of awards. The Razzies exist to recognize the worst achievements in filmmaking. There were some god awful movies in 2015 and here’s a quick rundown of what they were. Strap in people, this one’s going to be rough.

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Worst Picture

Fantastic Four

Fifty Shades of Grey

Jupiter Ascending

Paul Blart Mall Cop 2


No surprises here. Both Fant4stic and Jupiter Ascending made our Most Disappointing movie list for 2015. Honestly, though, those two look like Oscar contenders compared to most of the rest of this list. Get ready to see a lot of Adam Sandler and Kevin James on this list. It’s going to be that kind of year. Never let it be said that people don’t go to bad movies though, as both Paul Blart and 50 Shades of Grey were financially successful. The latter ended up in the box office top 20 for 2015.

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Worst Actor

Johnny Depp, Mortdecai

Jamie Dornan, Fifty Shades of Grey

Kevin James, Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

Adam Sandler, The Cobbler and Pixels

Channing Tatum, Jupiter Ascending

We knew there was something missing from that first list. Mortdecai! Honestly, now we really want to give Jupiter Ascending a break this year (spoiler alert - the Razzies will not be giving Jupiter Ascending a break this year). Mortdecai fell victim to the old Hollywood adage that making Johnny Depp look silly will always create box office success. Unfortunately, they forgot to put him in a funny hat. Sander and James are both here again. Jamie Dornan is going to be pissed if he wins for a movie it doesn’t even look like he wanted to make. We’re hoping Channing Tatum will get nominated again next year for his Golden Globes award presentation.

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Worst Actress

Katherine Heigl, Home Sweet Hell

Dakota Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey

Mila Kunis, Jupiter Ascending

Jennifer Lopez, The Boy Next Door

Gwyneth Paltrow, Mortdecai

Now that we’re settling in, I hope everybody still has their lunch. I’m not going to lie to you. I write about movies for a living and I had to look up Home Sweet Hell. After doing so I regretted it. It appeared to have been going for a Serial Mom vibe but apparently didn’t get there. We’d forgotten about The Boy Next Door, which honestly we didn’t think was all that terrible, but there you go. The rest of these nominees have become old friends by now.

Here’s the rest of the dubious honorees.

Worst Supporting Actor

Chevy Chase, Hot Tub Time Machine 2 and Vacation

Josh Gad, Pixels and The Wedding Ringer

Kevin James, Pixels

Jason Lee, Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip

Eddie Redmayne, Jupiter Ascending

Worst Supporting Actress

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Alvin and the Chipmunks : Road Chip and The Wedding Ringer

Rooney Mara, Pan

Michelle Monaghan, Pixels

Julianne Moore, Seventh Son

Amanda Seyfried, Love the Coopers and Pan

Worst Director

Andy Fickman, Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

Tom Six, Human Centipede 3

Sam Taylor-Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey Josh Trank, Fantastic Four

Andy and Lana Wachowski, Jupiter Ascending

Worst Screenplay

Simon Kinberg, Jeremy Slater and Josh Trank, Fantastic Four

Kelly Marcel, Fifty Shades of Grey

Andy and Lana Wachowski, Jupiter Ascending

Kevin James and Nick Bakay, Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

Tim Herlihy and Timothy Dowling, Pixels

Worst Remake, Sequel, Or Rip-Off

Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Chip

Fantastic Four

Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Human Centipede 3

Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

Worst Screen Combo

Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell, Fantastic Four

Johnny Depp and his glued-on mustache, Mortdecai

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey

Kevin James and either his Segway or glued-on mustache, Paul Blart Mall Cop 2

Adam Sandler and any pair of shoes, The Cobbler

Redeemer Award

Elizabeth Banks (From Razzie "winning" Director for Movie 47 to directing the 2015 hit Pitch Perfect 2)

M. Night Shyamalan (From Perennial Razzie nominee & "winner" to directing the 2015 horror hit The Visit)

Will Smith (For following up Razzie "wins" for After Earth to starring in Concussion

Sylvester Stallone (From All-Time Razzie Champ to 2015 Award Contender for Creed)

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