Uwe Boll Carves Impressive Swath of Disrepute With Nine Razzie Nominations


When we first saw a leaked version of the 2008 Razzies Shortlist a few weeks back, we bemoaned the lack of nominations for Seven Pounds, and were dismayed by the possible inclusion of Zac Efron on this year's Schadenfreude-laden ballots. However, now that the final nominations for the 2008 Golden Raspberry Awards have been announced, HSM disciples can breathe a sigh of relief, for their body-hairless hero did not make the final cut. Rather, distressed comedian Mike Myers and internet punching bag Uwe Boll lead the way, the latter being singled out for the organization's first Career Achievement dis-honor since the rubber shark from the Jaws series took the prize home in 1988. See the complete list of nominations after the jump.

Worst Picture:
Disaster Movie and Meet The Spartans (a dual nomination!); The Happening; The Hottie and The Nottie; In The Name of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale; The Love Guru

Worst Actor:
Larry the Cable Guy (Witless Protection); Eddie Murphy (Meet Dave); Mike Myers (The Love Guru); Al Pacino (88 Minutes and Righteous Kill); Mark Wahlberg (The Happening and Max Payne)

Worst Actress:
The Cast of The Women (Annette Bening; Eva Mendes; Debra Messing; Jada Pinkett-Smith and Meg Ryan); Cameron Diaz (What Happens In Vegas); Paris Hilton (The Hottie And The Nottie); Kate Hudson (Fool's Gold and My Best Friend's Girl)

Worst Supporting Actor:
Uwe Boll (Uwe Boll’s Postal); Pierce Brosnan (Mamma Mia!); Ben Kingsley (The Love Guru and War, Inc and The Wackness); Burt Reynolds (Deal and In The Name Of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale); Verne Troyer (The Love Guru and Uwe Boll's Postal)

Worst Supporting Actress:
Carmen Electra (Disaster Movie and Meet The Spartans); Paris Hilton (Repo: The Genetic Opera); Kim Kardashian (Disaster Movie); Jenny McCarthy (Witless Protection); Leelee Sobieski (88 Minutes and In The Name Of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale)

Worst Screen Couple:
Uwe Boll & ANY Actor, Camera or Screenplay; Cameron Diaz & Ashton Kutcher (What Happens In Vegas); Paris Hilton and either Christine Lakin or Joel David Moore (The Hottie & The Nottie); Larry the Cable Guy & Jenny McCarthy (Witless Protection); Eddie Murphy IN Eddie Murphy (Meet Dave)

Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel:
The Day The Earth Blowed Up Real Good; Disaster Movie and Meet The Spartans; Indiana Jones and The Kingdom of The Crystal Skull; Speed Racer; Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Worst Director:
Uwe Boll (1968: Tunnel Rats; In The Name Of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale and Postal); Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer (Disaster Movie and Meet The Spartans); Tom Putnam (The Hottie & The Nottie); Marco Schnabel (The Love Guru); M. Night Shyamalan (The Happening)

Worst Screenplay:
Disaster Movie and Meet The Spartans (both written by Jason Friedberg & Aaron Seltzer); The Happening (written by M. Night Shyamalan); The Hottie & The Nottie (written by Heidi Ferrer); In The Name Of The King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (screenplay by Doug Taylor); The Love Guru (written by Mike Myers & Graham Gordy)

Worst Career Achievement:
Uwe Boll (Germany’s Answer to Ed Wood)

Razzies.com 2008 Nominations [Razzies.com]