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Encyclopedia > Golden Raspberry

The Golden Raspberries or Razzies were created by John Wilson in 1980, intended to complement the Academy Awards by dishonoring the worst acting, screenwriting, songwriting, directing, and films that the film industry had to offer. Current awards are voted upon by the membership of the Golden Raspberry Award Foundation. Traditionally, "nominations" are announced one day before the Motion Picture Academy announces its Oscar nominations, and the "awards" are presented one day before the Oscar ceremony.


The term "raspberry" is used in its irreverent sense, as in "Bronx cheer."


Many quite distinguished actors, directors and producers have received the recognition of a Golden Raspberry.

Golden Raspberry Awards
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004

See also

External links

  • Golden Raspberry Official Website (http://www.razzies.com)

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