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By Becca Longmire On January 9, 2013

'Twilight' Leads The Razzies 'Worst Film' Shortlist Despite Being A Box Office Hit

The movie made a whopping $814 million...

Although all you Twi-hards out there loved the final instalment of the 'Twilight' franchise, 'Breaking Dawn Part 2' has dominated the shortlist for this year's Razzies, which single out the worst movies of the last 12 months.

The movie, starring Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson, made a whopping $814million (£507million) at the box office, but has a total of 11 nominations in 10 categories, including worst film and worst sequel.

And although K-Stew and R-Pattz are back together in real life, their on-screen couple as Bella and Edward Cullen are also listed in the 'worst screen couple' category.

The movie may have fared relatively well with critics, but the Razzies claim that the films 'sucked the life out of cinemas.'

Rihanna's 'Battleship' also received seven nominations and amongst the seven was 'worst supporting actress' for the Bajan star, who made her acting debut as a US Navy Seal in the movie, based on the classic grid-based boardgame.

Other nominations included actor-director Tyler Perry, cited for worst actor and worst actress, thanks to his cross-dressing role in 'Madea's Witness Protection'.

Were you a fan of Twilight's 'Breaking Dawn Part 2'? (Photo: WENN/PR)

It is thought the annual awards bash has been waiting to pounce on the franchise - as a parallel to the way the Oscars waited for the final 'Lord Of The Rings' film before awarding it best picture.

"That's the analogy we're making, that this is the Razzies' flipside," said Razzies founder John Wilson.

"This is our equivalent to The Lord of the Rings. It's our members' last chance to razz 'Twilight'."

A spoof of the Academy Awards, the Razzies announcement arrived a day before Thursday's Oscar nominations. This year's winners will be announced on 23 February, the night before the Oscar show.

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