LOS ANGELES — “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2” may have earned more than $800 million internationally at the box office, but the final chapter in the romantic tale of Bella and Edward also dominated the 33rd annual Razzie nominations.
The Golden Raspberry Awards celebrate “the worst accomplishments in film.” The nominations were announced this morning, the day before the Academy Award nominations will be unveiled.
“Twilight Saga” received 11 nominations — including worst picture, worst actor for Robert Pattinson, worst actress for Kristen Stewart (her nomination also is for “Snow White and the Huntsman”) worst supporting actress for Ashley Green, worst supporting actor for Taylor Lautner and worst director for Bill Condon. It was also nominated in the categories of worst ensemble cast, worst screenplay, worst screen couple and worst remake, rip-off or sequel.
Vying with “Twilight Saga” in the worst-picture category are “Battleship,” “Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure,” “That’s My Boy!” and “A Thousand Words.”
Besides Pattinson, worst actor nominees are Nicolas Cage for “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance” and “Seeking Justice”; Eddie Murphy for “A Thousand Words”; Tyler Perry for “Alex Cross” and “Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds”; and Adam Sandler for “That’s My Boy!”
Joining Stewart in the worst actress category are Katherine Heigl for “One for the Money”; Milla Jovovich for “Resident Evil: Retribution”; Tyler Perry as Madea in “Madea’s Witness Protection”; and Barbra Streisand in “The Guilt Trip.”
The awards will be handled out on Feb. 23 — the evening before the Academy Awards — at a location to be announced.