The annual event, also known as the Golden Raspberry Awards, celebrates the worst films of the past 12 months.
Downey Jr has earned his nomination for his much derided Dr Dolittle remake, which is also nominated for Worst Film, Worst Director, Worst Remake and Worst Screenplay, reports the Hollywood Reporter.
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As if that wasn’t enough, Downey Jr and his “utterly convincing ‘Welsh’ accent” are also up for the Worst Screen Pairing accolade – giving the movie a total of six nods.
Watch the Dolittle trailer below...
The Iron Man actor will face off against Sandler, Mike Lindell, Michele Morrone and David Spade in the Worst Actor category. Meanwhile, the Worst Actress nominees include Hathaway, Kate Hudson and Katie Holmes.
Polish thriller 365 Days – which was criticised for glamorising rape and sex trafficking in the wake of its release on Netflix – also has six nominations, including Morrone’s Worst Actor nod.
It’s not just stars from the entertainment world who are in the firing line this year either and Rudy Giuliani is on two shortlists thanks to his appearances in the Borat, Subsequent Movie-Film.
While many of the nominated films or actors were universally panned upon their releases, there are a handful of surprising mentions.
Glenn Close is up for Worst Supporting Actress for her role in Hillbilly Elegy – despite the fact her star turn is expected to land her an Oscar nomination on Monday.
This year’s Razzies winners will be announced on the 24 April, 2021. See the full list of nominees below:
Robert Downey, Jr. - Dolittle
Mike Lindell (The “My Pillow” Guy) - Absolute Proof
Michele Morrone - 365 Days
Adam Sandler - Hubie Halloween
David Spade - The Wrong Missy
Watch the trailer for The Witches below...
Anne Hathaway - The Last Thing He Wanted AND Roald Dahl's The Witches
Katie Holmes - Brahms: The Boy II AND The Secret: Dare to Dream
Kate Hudson – Music
Lauren Lapkus - The Wrong Missy
Anna-Maria Sieklucka - 365 Days
Worst Supporting Actress
Glenn Close - Hillbilly Elegy
Lucy Hale - Fantasy Island
Maggie Q - Fantasy Island
Kristen Wiig - Wonder Woman 1984
Maddie Ziegler - Music
Worst Supporting Actor
Chevy Chase - The Very Excellent Mr. Dundee
Rudy Giuliani (As "Himself") - Borat, Subsequent Movie-Film
Shia LeBeouf - The Tax Collector
Arnold Schwarzeneggar - Iron Mask
Bruce Willis - Breach, Hard Kill AND Survive the Night
Worst Screen Combo
Maria Bakalova & Rudy Giuliani (Yes, That Really IS Rudy Giuliani!) - Borat Subsequent Movie-Film
Robert Downey Jr. & His Utterly Unconvincing "Welsh" Accent – Dolittle
Harrison Ford & That Totally Fake-Looking CGI “Dog” – Call of the Wild
Lauren Lapkus & David Spade - The Wrong Missy
Adam Sandler & His Grating Simpleton Voice - Hubie Halloween
Charles Band - All 3 Barbie & Kendra movies
Barbara Bialowas & Tomasz Mandes - 365 Days
Stephen Gaghan – Dolittle
Ron Howard - Hillbilly Elegy
Sia – Music
All 3 Barbie & Kendra Movies
Worst Remake, Rip-off or Sequel
365 Days (Polish Remake/Rip-Off of Fifty Shades of Grey)
Fantasy Island (Remake/”Re-Imagining”)
Hubie Halloween (Remake/Rip-Off of Ernest Scared Stupid)
Wonder Woman 1984 (Sequel)