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5 Most Successful Movies To Get The Worst Film Awards!


Cinemaroll - You must be familiar with Hollywood's most prestigious film awards ceremony, the Oscars. The Oscars give awards to films and filmmakers who are considered the best. However, did you know that Hollywood also has events that reward the worst movies and filmmakers? Yep, the name of the awards show is Razzie Awards.

Hollywood movies that are considered ugly by critics are not only felt by films that fail on a revenue basis. The hard-selling film also received a lot of criticism and ended up being nominated for the "Worst Picture" or "Worst Film" Razzie Awards. In fact, the following hugely successful films "managed" to get the "Worst Film" award from the Razzie Awards.

Well, what are the best-selling Hollywood movies that get the "Worst Film" award from the Razzie Awards?

1. The Emoji Movie (2017)

The idea of making a movie can come from anywhere. Who would have thought, sony pictures even made an animated movie called The Emoji Movie, which was inspired by the phenomenon of using emoji in messaging services! The film, directed by Tony Leondis, is about a multi-expression emoji named Gene who embarks on a journey to become a "meh" emoji like his parents.

With a budget of 50 million dollars, The Emoji Movie managed to earn revenues of 218 million dollars. Despite earning double its budget, The Emoji Movie has received a lot of negative reviews from critics, even scoring only 7% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Many things are criticized from The Emoji Movie, ranging from stories, humor that is not funny, advertisements that are too blatant, to the voice acting of the actors. As a result, The Emoji Movie was awarded the "Worst Picture" Razzie Awards 2018. Not only one award, but the film also received "Worst Director", "Worst Screen Combo", and "Worst Screenplay" at the 2018 Razzie Awards.

2. Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)


In 2015, Universal Pictures finally released a film adapted from the erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey. The film, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, is about a fresh graduate girl named Anastasia Steele who begins a sadomasochistic relationship with a young businessman named Christian Grey.

The erotic story featured by Fifty Shades of Grey managed to attract the attention of many viewers. With a budget of 40 million dollars, Fifty Shades of Grey earned 570 million dollars. Unfortunately, this controversial feature film only scored 24% on Rotten Tomatoes.

In addition to the storyline, the acting of Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson turned out to be the most heavily criticized of Fifty Shades of Grey. As a result, the film received the "Worst Picture" Razzie Awards 2016. Not only one award, but Fifty Shades of Grey also received "Worst Actor", "Worst Actress", "Worst Screen Combo", and "Worst Screenplay".

3. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 (2012)

Who used to be infatuated with the Twilight Saga film series? The love triangle between humans, vampires, and werewolves raised in the film series managed to attract the attention of teenage girls in the era of 2008-2012. After opening with Twilight (2008), the twilight saga finally closed through breaking dawn – part 2.

As one of the most popular film franchises of its time, the release of Breaking Dawn – Part 2 is certainly highly anticipated by fans. No wonder that the film earned 830 million dollars from the budget of 120 million dollars. In contrast to its revenue, Breaking Dawn – Part 2 only scored 49% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Due to the critically positive reviews of Breaking Dawn – Part 2, the film received seven Razzie Awards in 2013. In addition to getting "Worst Picture", Breaking Dawn – Part 2 also received "Worst Actress", "Worst Supporting Actor", "Worst Screen Couple", "Worst Sequel", "Worst Director", and "Worst Screen Ensemble".

4. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

The success of Transformers (2007) finally led Paramount Pictures to release a sequel titled Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Set two years after the first film, Revenge of the Fallen tells the story of Sam Witwicky who is caught up in a war between the Autobots led by Optimus Prime and the Decepticons led by Megatron.

Like the first film, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen turned out to be so eagerly awaited by fans. With a budget of 200 million dollars, the film, directed by Michael Bay, grossed 837 million dollars. In contrast to its revenue, Revenge of the Fallen only scored 20% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Although the visual effects of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen are among the topnotch, critics highlight the storyline as well as the character development that is not maximal. As a result, the film received the "Worst Picture" Razzie Awards 2010. Not only one, but Revenge of the Fallen also received "Worst Director" and "Worst Screenplay" at the 2010 Razzie Awards.

5. Indecent Proposal (1993)

The 1990s were arguably the glory years for Demi Moore. He has starred in various film titles in the 1990s, one of which was Indecent Proposal. The film, directed by Adrian Lyne, is about a married couple whose relationship is chaotic after a stranger offers $1 million for his wife to spend the night with him.

With a budget of 38 million dollars, Indecent Proposal earned revenues of 267 million dollars. The film actually has an interesting premise, but the director is considered difficult to maintain the storyline. As a result, Indecent Proposal only scored 35% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Unabashed, Indecent Proposal even got included in the seven nominations Razzie Awards 1994. The film eventually received three awards, among them "Worst Picture", "Worst Supporting Actor", and "Worst Screenplay”.

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