The Razzies 2019: Holmes and Watson

Posted on February 23, 2019 at 8:04 pm

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The Golden Raspberry Awards, known as the Razzies, announced their winners Saturday, awarding the best of the worst in film. As usual, the Razzies tend to go for the obvious and repetitive, and sometimes blame the performers when it isn’t their fault. This year they got rather political. And there’s a bit of a surprise here with Melissa McCarthy being called out for two terrible movies, when tomorrow night she’s up for an Oscar for an excellent one.

Worst picture: Holmes and Watson
Runners-up:
“Gotti”
“The Happytime Murders”
“Robin Hood”
“Winchester”

Worst director: Etan Cohen, “Holmes & Watson”
Runners-up:
Kevin Connolly, “Gotti”
James Foley, “Fifty Shades Freed”
Brian Henson, “The Happytime Murders”
The Spierig Brothers (Michael and Peter), “Winchester”

Worst actress: Melissa McCarthy, “The Happytime Murders”and “Life of the Party”
Runners-up:
Jennifer Garner, “Peppermint”
Amber Heard, “London Fields”
Helen Mirren, “Winchester”
Amanda Seyfried, “The Clapper”

Worst actor: Donald J. Trump (as himself), “Death of a Nation” and “Fahrenheit 11/9”
Runners-up:
Johnny Depp, “Sherlock Gnomes”
Will Ferrell, “Holmes & Watson”
John Travolta, “Gotti”
Bruce Willis, “Death Wish”

Worst supporting actress: Kellyanne Conway (as herself), “Fahrenheit 11/9”
Runners-up:
Marcia Gay Harden, “Fifty Shades Freed”
Kelly Preston, “Gotti”
Jaz Sinclair, “Slender Man”
Melania Trump (as herself), “Fahrenheit 11/9”

Worst supporting actor: John C. Reilly, “Holmes & Watson”
Runners-up:
Jamie Foxx, “Robin Hood”
Ludacris (voice), “Show Dogs”
Justice Smith, “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”

Worst screen couple: “Donald J. Trump and his self-perpetuating pettiness,” “Death of a Nation” and “Fahrenheit 11/9”
Runners-up:
“Any two actors or puppets,” “Happytime Murders”
“Johnny Depp and his fast-fading film career,” “Sherlock Gnomes”
“Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly (trashing two of literature’s most beloved characters),” “Holmes & Watson”
“Kelly Preston and John Travolta (getting ‘Battlefield Earth’-type reviews!),” “Gotti”

Worst screenplay: “Fifty Shades Freed”
Runners-up:
“Death of a Nation”
“Gotti”
“The Happytime Murders”
“Winchester”

Worst remake, ripoff or sequel: “Holmes & Watson”
“Death of a Nation”
“Death Wish”
“The Meg” (ripoff of “Jaws”)
“Robin Hood”

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