Fifty Shades of Grey, based on the best-selling E.L. James novels, dominated the tongue-in-cheek awards announced annually on the eve of the Oscars ceremony. Stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson took their whacks for worst actor and actress, as well as worst screen combo.
The smash hit from Universal Pictures, which earned $571 million worldwide, also “won” worst screenplay and tied with sci-fi adventure Fantastic Four as worst film.
Stallone was not alone in being lauded by both the Razzies and the Oscars in the course of a single weekend. He was joined by Eddie Redmayne, who was named worst supporting actor for the sci-fi film Jupiter Ascending. Redmayne
Fantastic Four was also dubbed the year’s worst remake, rip-off or sequel, while Josh Trank copped the worst director prize. Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco took worst supporting actress for her roles in both Alvin and the Chipmunks 4: Road Chip and The Wedding Ringer.
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