Razzie Award Winners 2013: Twilight Wins the Worst

The Razzie Awards, in their 33rd year of "incinerating cinema sins," announced the recipients of the worst film achievements in 2012 on Oscar Eve, Saturday, February 23, 2013. This year, the winner of the Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel category was chosen by our devoted Rotten Tomatoes readers by online ballot.

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 swept the evening, "winning" Worst Picture, Worst Actress (Kristen Stewart) Worst Supporting Actor (Taylor Lautner) Worst Screen Couple (Lautner and 12 year-old Mackenzie Foy), Worst Screen Ensemble, Worst Remake/Rip-Off or Sequel and Worst Director (Bill Condon).

Earning his second consecutive Worst Actor award is Adam Sandler for That's My Boy. Here is the full list of recipients:

Comments

Mike DeSimone

Mike DeSimone

No mention of The Tall Man? That had to be the single worst thing I saw last year.

Feb 23 - 08:01 PM

neon critic

Mark Pallett

good call that was a true howler, my glasses through a protest in the first ten minutes and jumped from my face

Feb 24 - 11:13 AM

neon critic

Mark Pallett

*threw*

Feb 24 - 11:13 AM

Jessie Hazard

Jessie Hazard

Right on! What a piece of crap.

Feb 24 - 01:08 PM

Bertram Krogh

Bertram Krogh

I would mention the film LOL, which was the worst piece of garbage I ever saw. Miley Cyrus delivered what is probably her worst performance yet. Yes. And Demi Moore might finally have a contender for her long-awaited career-ending performance.

Feb 24 - 01:28 PM

Vits

Vicente Torres

It wasn't elegible because of its limited release.

Feb 25 - 09:38 AM

NasheemTDK

Nasheem khabir

yeah it was so bad i couldnt even finish watching the last 5 minutes of it. I went in with high hopes though.

Feb 24 - 06:50 PM

NasheemTDK

Nasheem khabir

yeah it was so bad i couldnt even finish watching the last 5 minutes of it. I went in with high hopes though.

Feb 24 - 06:50 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

yeah, piece of a shit Slender rip-off

Feb 24 - 08:19 PM

Rj Glenn

Rj Glenn

Slender is a piece of shit rip-off of the whole Slender Man mythos. Your point is invalid.

Feb 25 - 09:15 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Slender/Slender Man, same thing dipshit

Jul 28 - 11:48 PM

Kaisher Moi

Kaisher Moi

@Glenn Forget Punctuation, Man.

Aug 6 - 02:57 AM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

I wish the Razzies actually gave these awards to truly awful movies instead of popular movies to bash. Chernobyl Diaries was the worst film of 2012.

Feb 23 - 08:05 PM

David Ledford

David Ledford

I agree. It's just a way for them to grab headlines now. Nobody would care if a movie that nobody went to see won, but take a movie that has a fan following now you've made every local 6 p.m. newscast. The Razzies are more unnecessary then ever.

Feb 24 - 05:34 AM

Kevin Griffiths

Kevin Griffiths

the oscars are just as bad, especially since they're dealing with "good" movies

Feb 24 - 07:40 AM

Orlando Montalvo

Orlando Montalvo

I respectfully disagree. The truly worst movies are ones you would never see anyway. This way, you get the to see which hyped movies you shouldn't see.

Feb 24 - 10:01 AM

Bigbrother

Big Brother

Yeah, but if that was there purpose they'd do these while they were still in theaters or not out on BR.

Feb 24 - 04:00 PM

Daniel Irwin

Daniel Irwin

No, "The Devil Inside" was the worst film of 2012. That film almost killed the horror genre for good!

Feb 24 - 06:49 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

See? Another film more deserving of these awards!

Feb 24 - 10:36 PM

Patrick H.

Patrick Howard

Sometimes the worst movies are the most popular movies of the year.

Feb 25 - 09:00 AM

Phillip King

Phillip King

Not sometimes, most times.

Feb 25 - 12:19 PM

Lihui Chang

Lihui Chang

exactly. These people judge a movie based on how many people who liked it. You can say a show full of 'haters(?)'

Feb 26 - 01:35 AM

Brad and Netflix

Bradly Martin

I think This has been a long time coming for twilight and Stewart's horrid acting and Yes a 7 year old Girl in love with 21 year old Man is by far the worst screen couple. Gross. I am shocked to see they hate Adam Sandler more than Robert Pattinson though.

Feb 25 - 12:03 PM

Vits

Vicente Torres

The way you're saying it is like they ONLY vote based on the TWILIGHT hatred. Voters said that Pattinson has been gorwing up as an actor in the past few years (mainly in movies outside the saga), while Sandler keeps gettings worse.

Feb 26 - 08:03 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

George Roman comes to defend Twilight in 3...2...1...

Feb 23 - 08:16 PM

Kaisher Moi

Kaisher Moi

The Fuck is George R.? Did he 4-Star this film?

Aug 6 - 03:01 AM

Myron

Myron Kinsey

Yes Twilight was terrible, but worst than an Adam Sandler comedy? I think not. I'm pretty sure they just wanted to bash the Twilight series (which I am okay with) but I don't think they deserved to win. I question their credibility

Feb 23 - 08:18 PM

Mohd Syafiq Bin Jabaruddin

Mohd Syafiq Bin Jabaruddin

Seriously, many people make pedophilia jokes about Breaking Dawn but with That's My Boy the movie made that joke for the viewers. And because it is not enough, Adam Sandler is nice enough to add a little taste of incest with it.

Feb 24 - 07:20 AM

Gregory Rinehart

Gregory Rinehart

I think Twilight winning was more of a lifetime achievement. While arguably not the worst movie of the year it's detrimental impact on cinema as well as literature more than earned it the award.

Feb 24 - 09:33 AM

Phoenix Gabe

Phoenix Gabe

Totally agree

Feb 24 - 07:46 PM

Frisby2007

Frisby 2007

They gave "Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" the Worst sequel award over "Disaster Movie", nominated the shit out of Eclipse over THE LAST AIRBENDER, & no nominations to Vampires Suck. What credibility could they possibly have?

Feb 24 - 09:00 PM

Vits

Vicente Torres

VAMPIRES SUCK was nominated for Worst Picture (although it didn't win anything).

Feb 25 - 09:41 AM

Frisby2007

Frisby 2007

In that case, my point still stands

Feb 25 - 11:48 PM

Justin Kermgard

Justin Kermgard

I'm no Twi-Hard, but I seriously believe there were worse movies than Twilight from the past year. The series as a whole may not be an astounding acting achievement, but there has been far worse. I thought it was a nice ending to the story(this is coming from someone who never read the books). I'm surprised I didn't see the Total Recall remake nominated(aside from Jessica Biel).

Feb 23 - 08:18 PM

Gimhana Fernando

Gimhana Fernando

Twilight was the worst movie of the year for me.Went to see how it ended,walked out about 30 minutes later.Haven't seen Chernobyl Diaries,Battleship and skipped Total Recall.

Feb 23 - 08:39 PM

Bigbrother

Big Brother

So you watched the rest of the series and DIDN'T realize what it was going to be? That's not on the movie my friend, that's on you.

Feb 23 - 09:24 PM

Lihui Chang

Lihui Chang

I can respect your opinion if you stayed and watched the whole movie. This just sounds like someone who is complaining with no reasons to back their opinion up.

Feb 26 - 01:39 AM

Tyler Lee

Tyler Lee

Wow...I can name a dozen movies worse than twilight.
They forgot Last Ounce of Courage, Supernatural Activity, Playing for Keeps, etc.

I figured we've all grown up from lazily bashing on something because the material is too easy to bash, but what do I know?

Feb 23 - 08:40 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Do you mean Paranormal Activity, or some Asylum studio mock-buster? Because honestly, anything Asylum produces is more deserving of these awards.

Feb 23 - 08:48 PM

Alberto Zeeky

Alberto Zeeky

Ghost Rider 2 definitely should've had a nomination for worst picture easily...

Feb 24 - 12:44 AM

Vits

Vicente Torres

PFK was on the ballots for Worst Picture. SA wasn't elegible because of its limited release. A Worst Propaganda Film category was suggested to nominated LOOC (among ATLAS SHRUGGED and 2016).

Feb 25 - 09:47 AM

Dick Travis

Mick Travis

Zero Dark Propaganda would have fit snugly in that last category.

Feb 26 - 08:37 AM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Do you mean Paranormal Activity, or some Asylum studio mock-buster? Because honestly, anything Asylum produces is more deserving of these awards.

Feb 23 - 08:48 PM

Russ Little

Russ Little

As another commenter mentioned, I am no fan of the twilight series, but for it to win (or rather lose) any category that featured the likes of "That's my Boy" or "Piranha 3-DD" would seem to invalidate the entire process of choosing the worst of the worst.

Feb 23 - 08:51 PM

Mohd Syafiq Bin Jabaruddin

Mohd Syafiq Bin Jabaruddin

Need I remind you of the time Stanley Kubrick was nominated for Worse Director for The Shining?

Feb 24 - 07:22 AM

King  S.

King Simba

And Brian De Palma also got nominated for a Razzie for Dressed to Kill and then again for Scarface.

Feb 24 - 08:08 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

They also nominated Blair Witch Project and Cliffhanger for razzies

Feb 24 - 10:19 AM

Vits

Vicente Torres

At the time, EVERYONE hated THE SHINING.

Feb 25 - 09:48 AM

Romeo Garcia

Romeo Garcia

at least PIRANHA 3-DD have sexy girls and gore...Twilight have NOTHING

Jul 12 - 07:01 PM

Tevi Supangat

Tevi Supangat

Where is 'Resident Evil 5' ????

Feb 23 - 09:08 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Milla was nominated for worst actress.

Feb 23 - 09:10 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Her "performance" was far more atrocious than Stewart's

Feb 23 - 09:14 PM

Brad and Netflix

Bradly Martin

I really would have to see it to believe it, but I have not seen any Resident Evil film's since the second one. Which one are they up to now?

Feb 25 - 12:05 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

They are making a 6th one. It doesn't help Milla that her character is flat and uninteresting.

Feb 25 - 12:17 PM

Vits

Vicente Torres

I'd say Kristen is more passable in BREAKING DAWN PART 2. But in SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, I'd say she's as bad as Milla in RE5.

Feb 26 - 08:04 AM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

Milla was nominated for worst actress.

Feb 23 - 09:10 PM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Her "performance" was far more atrocious than Stewart's

Feb 23 - 09:14 PM

Brad and Netflix

Bradly Martin

I really would have to see it to believe it, but I have not seen any Resident Evil film's since the second one. Which one are they up to now?

Feb 25 - 12:05 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

They are making a 6th one. It doesn't help Milla that her character is flat and uninteresting.

Feb 25 - 12:17 PM

Vits

Vicente Torres

I'd say Kristen is more passable in BREAKING DAWN PART 2. But in SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, I'd say she's as bad as Milla in RE5.

Feb 26 - 08:04 AM

Lee Augustus

Lee Augustus

Her "performance" was far more atrocious than Stewart's

Feb 23 - 09:14 PM

Brad and Netflix

Bradly Martin

I really would have to see it to believe it, but I have not seen any Resident Evil film's since the second one. Which one are they up to now?

Feb 25 - 12:05 PM

Bazooka Jew

Bazooka Jew

They are making a 6th one. It doesn't help Milla that her character is flat and uninteresting.

Feb 25 - 12:17 PM

Vits

Vicente Torres

I'd say Kristen is more passable in BREAKING DAWN PART 2. But in SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, I'd say she's as bad as Milla in RE5.

Feb 26 - 08:04 AM

Gab

Gavn' Woody

Lovely, just lovely.

Feb 23 - 09:17 PM

Bigbrother

Big Brother

So you watched the rest of the series and DIDN'T realize what it was going to be? That's not on the movie my friend, that's on you.

Feb 23 - 09:24 PM

Leo Logan

Leo Logan

I'm glad that Twilight: Breaking Dawn 2 nearly swept the show. Did not expect Foy and Lautner to win Worst Couple as I thought Pattinson and Stewart would finally win that category. I also thought that the movie would win Worst Screenplay instead of That's My Boy.

Feb 23 - 09:47 PM

Rick Beck

Rick Beck

I said "Breaking Wind" is a better name for the picture when I first heard of it and I'm sticking
to it! What we need is more Zombies! Especially like the Martian Zombies playing in the
marsparadisio.net website! Go Farnek "Marvin-the-Martian" Jamel - go!

Feb 24 - 10:15 PM

Chris Maner

Chris Maner

I will agree that some of the movies might have been worst than Twilight, but none of them treated its fan base with less respect than this movie did. The ending of this movie showed not just how poor of a righter Stephenie Meyer is but also how weak the franchise as a hole is.
To say that it was just a dream and that everyone just goes home afterwords after some guy shows up to tell everyone it will be okay and they shouldn't kill each other, is just not insulting but also incredibly dumb. I can at least say in all the other movie there was cause and consequence to actions in those movies, but in Twilight there where literally none. Also Pedo werewolve not cool man.

Feb 23 - 09:48 PM

Lindi Davids

Lindi Davids

Hehehehehe. Although I may agree with you the fact that you bash Stephenie Meyers "writing" skills whilst spelling the word incorrectly just kills me... Thanks for the giggle.

Feb 24 - 12:08 AM

Leigh Hogan

Leigh Hogan

Yes, but "the franchise was weak as a hole"! *giggle*

Feb 24 - 03:38 AM

Janson Jinnistan

Janson Jinnistan

To be fair, it's a well-worn hole.

Feb 24 - 08:31 AM

Mohd Syafiq Bin Jabaruddin

Mohd Syafiq Bin Jabaruddin

You just described why the movie deserved to not win a Razzie. That was one of the best moments in 2012 movies.

Feb 24 - 07:17 AM

Lyle Groniger

Lyle Groniger

wow, i didnt think that twilight could be worse than an adam sandler flick, a shitty board game adaption, a bad eddie muphy movie, and even that kids film noone in their right minds would go see

Feb 23 - 09:49 PM

Mohd Syafiq Bin Jabaruddin

Mohd Syafiq Bin Jabaruddin

It's not. This is one reason the Razzie isn't treated all that seriously.

Feb 24 - 07:22 AM

Alex Lehew

Alex Lehew

Chernobyl Diaries...this award has Paranormal Activity 4 written ALLLLLL over it

Feb 23 - 09:52 PM

Brian Todd

Brian Todd

I don't know why each year they pick one movie to give all the awards to. Twilight won nearly every award as if it's the worst movie of all time, while the Rotten Tomato Meter is at nearly half.

Feb 23 - 09:57 PM

Wendy Tressler

Wendy Tressler

It's a series achievement award, like how Return of the King won best picture.

Feb 24 - 12:07 PM

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