Adam Sandler has never been nominated for an Oscar but he's a strong chance to win a bunch of Razzies, the awards almost no one wants.
On the eve of the Academy Awards, nominations for the 32nd annual Razzies were announced, with Sandler topping the list with an unprecedented 11 nods as the star, producer or writer on three movies: Jack and Jill, Just Go with It and Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star.
Sandler's 'feat' eclipses the previous best, or worst, effort: five noms for Eddie Murphy for 2007's Norbit.
"It's almost karmic for someone to have made that much razz-able stuff in one year," said John Wilson, a movie buff who founded the Razzies to dishonour the worst achievements in film. "He has angered someone really powerful, I would say."
Historically, the Razzies winners were announced the day before the Oscars but Wilson switched the date this year, fittingly to April Fool's Day, to give voters more time to “see the dreck" before casting their ballots.
The winners get a golf ball-sized raspberry which sits atop a Super 8 mm film reel spray painted in gold, which each cost about $5.
In 2010, Sandra Bullock sportingly turned up to accept the worst actress and worst couple gongs for All About Steve. The following night she collected the best actress Oscar for The Blind Side, becoming the first actor to win a Razzie and an Oscar in the same year.
The gender-bender so-called comedy Jack and Jill (pictured) earned 12 nominations, including worst film, actor and actress for Sandler, supporting actress for Katie Holmes and supporting actor for Al Pacino.
Sandler earned a second worst actor nomination for Just Go With It, competing against Russell Brand for Arthur, Nicolas Cage for three shockers — Drive Angry, Season of the Witch and Trespass — Taylor Lautner for Abduction and Breaking Dawn, and Nick Swardson for Bucky Larson.
Also up for worst actress are Sarah Palin for the doco Sarah Palin: The Undefeated, Sarah Jessica Parker for both I Don't Know How She Does It and New Year's Eve, and Kristen Stewart for Breaking Dawn.