Razzies 2017: Batman v Superman, Hillary's America win big at worst film awards

The tongue-in-cheek ceremony went political this year

Jacob Stolworthy
Saturday 25 February 2017 17:26 GMT
This film just won worst film at the Razzies

This year's Razzies have taken place, the event awarding the worst films of the year which annually takes place one day ahead of the Oscars.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Hillary's America, a mockumentary criticising Donald Trump's presidential rival Hillary Clinton, have tied as the least popular films of 2016 with four award wins each.

The annual ceremony, also known as the Golden Raspberry awards, went political by giving the prize of worst film to Dinesh D'Souza's documentary, subtitled The Secret History of the Democratic party, wit D'Souza winning worst actor and director alongside Bruce Schooley. The unnamed actor who portrayed Clinton in the film was named worst actress.

The event's other big winner, Zack Snyder's DC film Batman v Superman, won for worst screenplay, worst screen combo (Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill), worst “remake, rip-off or sequel' and worst supporting actor for Jesse Eisenberg. The worst supporting actress award went to Kristen Wiig's Zoolander 2 performance.

Former Hollywood outcast Mel Gibson was honoured with the Razzie Redeemer Award following his success with Hacksaw Ridge, the six-time Oscar-nominated war drama which has recognised him in the directing category.

Razzie winners are voted for by around 1,000 members from 24 countries, who sign up online and pay a $40 membership fee.

The Oscars take place tomorrow (26 February) hosted by Jimmy Kimmel. Here's everything you need to know about where to watch them.

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