Jupiter Ascending and Pixels lead the 2015 Golden Razzie Nominations

The Golden Raspberry nominees for 2015 have been announced, and as usual a few genre movie duds are among the "honorees."

For more than three decades, the Razzies have been recognizing the (supposedly) worst achievements in filmmaking, and every Oscars Eve they hand out "awards" to mock bad movies, bad performances, bad directing and more. Because we get a lot of genre films these days, and because some of those genre films are destined to, let's say, overreach, science fiction and fantasy flicks regularly make the cut. So, which genre movies took the most Razzie nominations for 2015? Well, if you've been paying attention, it's probably not too hard to guess.

The Wachowskis' ambitious flop Jupiter Ascending -- which, to be fair, definitely has its share of devoted defenders -- and Adam Sandler's video-game-centric adventure Pixels led the nominations (tied with Fifty Shades of Grey and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2) with six each, while the infamously disappointing Fantastic Four earned five. Among the other genre films to earn nods were Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road ChipHuman Centipede 3: Final SequenceHot Tub Time Machine 2Pan and Seventh Son

Among Jupiter Ascending's nominations are Worst Picture, Worst Actor (Channing Tatum), Worst Actress (Mila Kunis), Worst Supporting Actor (Eddie Redmayne), Worst Director and Worst Screenplay (Andy and Lana Wachowski), while Pixels was nominated for Worst Picture,  Worst Actor (Adam Sandler), Worst Supporting Actor (Kevin James and Josh Gad), Worst Supporting Actress (Michelle Monaghan) and Worst Screenplay (Tim Herlihy and Timothy Downing). 

It's not all bad for genre stars, though. The Razzies also hands out a "Razzie Redeemer" award for past nominees who've stepped up their game, and two genre stars made the list: Will Smith, for making Concussion after the failure of After Earth, and M. Night Shyamalan, for making The Visit after years of letdowns.

The 36th Golden Raspberry Awards will be handed out on Saturday, Feb. 27. Check out the full list of nominees below, and let us know who you think really deserved it in the comments.

Fantastic Four
Fifty Shades of Grey
Jupiter Ascending
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

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

Katherine Heigl, Home Sweet Hell
Dakota Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey
Mila Kunis, Jupiter Ascending
Jennifer Lopez, The Boy Next Door
Gwyneth Paltrow, Mortdecai

Chevy Chase, Hot Tub Time Machine 2 & Vacation
Josh Gad, Pixels & The Wedding Ringer
Kevin James, Pixels
Jason Lee, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Eddie Redmayne, Jupiter Ascending

Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip [Voice Only] & The Wedding Ringer
Rooney Mara, Pan
Michelle Monaghan, Pixels
Julianne Moore, Seventh Son
Amanda Seyfried, Love the Coopers & Pan

Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip
Fantastic Four
Hot Tub Time Machine 2
Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

All Four “Fantastics,” Fantastic Four
Johnny Depp & His Glued-On Moustache, Mortdecai
Jamie Dornan & Dakota Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey
Kevin James & EITHER His Segue OR His Glued-On Moustache, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Adam Sandler & Any Pair of Shoes, The Cobbler

Andy Fickman, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2
Tom Six, Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)
Sam Taylor-Johnson, Fifty Shades of Grey
Josh Trank (& Alan Smithee?), Fantastic Four
The Wachowskis (Andy & Lana), Jupiter Ascending

Fantastic Four Screenplay by Simon Kinberg, Jeremy Slater and Josh Trank, Based on the Marvel comic book by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby
Fifty Shades of Grey Screenplay by Kelly Marcel, Based on the Novel by E.L. James
Jupiter Ascending Written by Andy and Lana Wachowski
Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 Screenplay by Kevin James & Nick Bakay
Pixels Screenplay by Tim Herlihy and Timothy Dowling, Story by Herlihy, Based on a Work by Patrick Jean

Elizabeth Banks (RAZZIE “Winner” for MOVIE 47, Multiple Hit Movies This Year)
M. Night Shyamalan (Perennial RAZZIE nominee & “winner,” director of The Visit)
Will Smith (For following up After Earth with Concussion)
Sylvester Stallone (All-Time RAZZIE Champ, award contender for Creed)

(Via The Wrap)

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