The Golden Raspberries started off as an informal joke. Something for a publicist and his friends to do after the Oscars had ended. Over time, it has become and enduring and irreverent tradition. In theory, The Razzies poke fun at the worst movies of the year. But like any awards ceremony, the Razzies frequently make the wrong call. We’re going back and looking at the history of the Golden Raspberry Awards one year at a time.
The twenty-seventh annual Razzies nominated the movies of 2006. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest and Night at the Museum, were the highest-grossing movies that year. Martin Scorsese finally won Best Director for The Departed which was also named Best Picture. The Razzies were busy sticking it to an old favorite, a pair of brothers and a director who had lost control of his ego.
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