‘Cats’ Earns Multiple Nominations in 2020 Golden Razzies Honoring the Worst of Cinema

The 2019 Cats movie, which had successfully earned the ire of many Broadway musical fans and film buffs, has officially been recognized in an annual awards show: The Golden Raspberry Awards. However, it’s not something the producers and the cast should be celebrating about.

CATS the Musical Movie

The Golden Raspberry Awards, or Razzies, is a parody awards show which honors the worst of cinema—a complete opposite of the coveted Oscar Awards. It’s been giving out trophies to films, celebrities, and directors since 1981. Leading the nominees this year is Cats with a total of 8 nominations, including Worst Picture and Worst Director for Tom Hooper.

Also racking up multiple nominations this year are Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral, Rambo: Last Blood, and The Haunting of Sharon Tate.

The Razzies’ voting body includes 1,071 members who hail from 50 US states and more than two dozen countries.

The full list of nominees is as follows:

WORST PICTURE

  • Cats
  • The Fanatic
  • The Haunting of Sharon Tate
  • A Madea Family Funeral
  • Rambo: Last Blood

WORST ACTOR

  • James Franco, Zeroville
  • David Harbour, Hellboy
  • Matthew McConaughey, Serenity
  • Sylvester Stallone, Rambo: Last Blood
  • John Travolta, The Fanatic and Trading Paint

WORST ACTRESS

  • Hilary Duff, The Haunting of Sharon Tate
  • Anne Hathaway, The Hustle and Serenity
  • Francesca Hayward, Cats
  • Tyler Perry (as Medea), A Madea Family Funeral
  • Rebel Wilson, The Hustle

WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

  • Jessica Chastain, Dark Phoenix
  • Cassi Davis, A Madea Family Funeral
  • Judi Dench, Cats
  • Fenessa Pineda, Rambo: First Blood
  • Rebel Wilson, Cats

(ALSO READ: Oscar Awards 2020: Here’s the Complete List of Nominees)

WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR

  • James Corden, Cats
  • Tyler Perry (as Joe), A Madea Family Funeral
  • Tyler Perry (as Uncle Heathrow), A Madea Family Funeral
  • Seth Rogen, Zeroville
  • Bruce Willis, Glass

WORST SCREEN COMBO

  • Any two half-feline/half-human hairballs, Cats
  • Jason Derulo and his CGI-neutered bulge, Cats
  • Tyler Perry and Tyler Perry (or Tyler Perry), A Madea Family Funeral
  • Sylvester Stallone and his impotent rage, Rambo: First Blood
  • John Travolta and any screenplay he accepts

WORST DIRECTOR

  • Fred Durst, The Fanatic
  • James Franco, Zeroville
  • Adrian Grunberg, Rambo: First Blood
  • Tom Hooper, Cats
  • Neil Marshall, Hellboy

WORST SCREENPLAY

  • Cats
  • The Haunting of Sharon Tate
  • Hellboy
  • A Madea Family Funeral
  • Rambo: Last Blood

WORST REMAKE, RIP-OFF OR SEQUEL

  • Dark Phoenix
  • Godzilla: King of the Monsters
  • Hellboy
  • A Madea Family Funeral
  • Rambo: Last Blood

(ALSO READ: 10 Non-Disney Films That Deserve Academy Awards)

WORST RECKLESS DISREGARD FOR HUMAN LIFE AND PUBLIC PROPERTY

  • Dragged Across Concrete
  • The Haunting of Sharon Tate
  • Hellboy
  • Joker
  • Rambo: First Blood

RAZZIE REDEEMER AWARD

  • Eddie Murphy, Dolemite Is My Name
  • Keanu Reeves, John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum and Toy Story 4
  • Adam Sandler, Uncut Gems
  • Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers
  • Will Smith, Aladdin

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