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John Travolta Wins Worst Actor Razzie For Fred Durst’s The Fanatic

The votes are in — John Travolta has taken home the Golden Raspberry for Worst Actor in Fred Durst’s The Fanatic.

If you haven’t watched it already, now might be the time to catch Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst’s movie The Fanatic. Part horror flick, part social commentary about Hollywood, and entirely confused, the film has already garnered a ton of baffled praise in the same way The Room and Glenn Danzig’s Verotika have — so much so that both Durst and lead actor John Travolta were nominated for the coveted Golden Raspberries, or Razzies, for Worst Director and Worst Actor. Now, the votes are in, and while Durst was spared, Travolta came out a winner (of sorts).

Travolta won the Razzie for Worst Actor, both for his film Trading Paint and for The Fanatic’s portrayal of Moose, an obsessed superfan who takes his love of movie star Hunter Dunbar (Devon Sawa) way too far (it is never explicitly stated in the film that Moose is either autistic or mentally handicapped, though Travolta’s performance certainly suggests it). The Grease actor beat some pretty tough competition for the award, with the other nominees including James Franco for Zeroville, David Harbour for Hellboy, Matthew McConaughey for Serenity, and Sylvester Stallone for Rambo: Last Blood.

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Unfortunately, The Fanatic won neither Worst Picture nor Worst Director, as it was beaten in both categories by Cats, which swept the Razzies with a total of six awards.

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Here’s the complete list of nominees and winners below:

Worst Picture
Cats - WINNER
The Fanatic
The Haunting of Sharon Tate
A Madea Family Funeral
Rambo: Last Blood

Worst Actor
John Travolta – The Fanatic, Trading Paint - WINNER
James Franco – Zeroville
David Harbour – Hellboy
Matthew McConaughey – Serenity
Sylvester Stallone – Rambo: Last Blood

Worst Actress
Hilary Duff – The Haunting of Sharon Tate - WINNER
Anne Hathaway – The Hustle, Serenity
Francesca Hayward – Cats
Tyler Perry (as Medea) – A Madea Family Funeral
Rebel Wilson – The Hustle

Worst Supporting Actress
Rebel Wilson – Cats - WINNER
Jessica Chastain – Dark Phoenix
Cassi Davis – A Madea Family Funeral
Judi Dench – Cats
Fenessa Pineda – Rambo: Last Blood

Worst Supporting Actor
James Corden – Cats - WINNER
Tyler Perry – A Madea Family Funeral (as ‘Joe’)
Tyler Perry – A Madea Family Funeral (as ‘Uncle Heathrow’)
Seth Rogan – Zeroville
Bruce Willis – Glass

Worst Screen Combo
Any Two Half-Feline/Half-Human Hairballs – Cats - WINNER
Jason Derulo & His CGI-Neutered ‘Bulge’ – Cats
Tyler Perry & Tyler Perry (or Tyler Perry) – A Madea Family Funeral
Sylvester Stallone & His Impotent Rage – Rambo: Last Blood
John Travolta & Any Screenplay He Accepts

Worst Director
Tom Hooper – Cats - WINNER
Fred Durst – The Fanatic
James Franco – Zeroville
Adrian Grunberg – Rambo: Last Blood
Neil Marshall – Hellboy

Worst Screenplay
Cats – Lee Hall, Tom Hooper - WINNER
The Haunting of Sharon Tate – Danial Farrands
Hellboy – Andrew Cosby
A Madea Family Funeral – Tyler Perry
Rambo: Last Blood – Matthew Cirulnick, Sylvester Stallone

Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel
Rambo: Last Blood - WINNER
Dark Phoenix
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Hellboy
A Madea Family Funeral

Worst Reckless Disregard for Human Life and Public Property
Rambo: Last Blood - WINNER
Dragged Across Concrete
The Haunting of Sharon Tate
Hellboy 
Joker

Razzie Redeemer Award
Eddie Murphy – Dolemite Is My Name - WINNER
Keanu Reeves – John Wick 3, Toy Story 4
Adam Sandler – Uncut Gems
Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers
Will Smith – Aladdin

The Fanatic is currently available to watch for free with an Amazon Prime membership.

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Posted on March 18th 2020, 12:54pm
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