Awards for 1988

Razzie Award

Worst Picture

WINNER

Leonard Part 6: Bill Cosby
Cosby became the first person to ever accept a Razzie Award, when his three statues were presented to him on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Fox Broadcasting Company had honored Cosby's request for his statues to be replicated (from the plastic originals) in gold and marble, at a cost of $30,000. Cosby later stated "I said to my publicist when I got the word, 'I want my Golden Raspberry and if it isn't golden, I'm going to the press.' My publicist called back and said they were upset, that they said they were just a little outfit operating out of one room. They tried to cop out. But if you take a big name and you say 'worst,' you have to perform. So they came up with the trophies and I got them on a show on the Fox network. It was a lot of fun to do, because they weren't serious and had never been called on it by anyone who got a Razzie."

NOMINEES




Worst Actor

WINNER

NOMINEES

Jaws: The Revenge: "Bruce the shark"



Worst Actress

WINNER

NOMINEES




Worst Supporting Actor

WINNER

NOMINEES




Worst Supporting Actress

WINNER

NOMINEES




Worst Director

WINNERS

Tough Guys Don't Dance: Norman Mailer
Tied with Elaine May for Ishtar.

Ishtar: Elaine May
Tied with Norman Mailer for Tough Guys Don't Dance.

NOMINEES



Worst Screenplay

WINNER

NOMINEES




Worst Visual Effects

WINNER

Jaws: The Revenge: Henry Millar (special effects supervisor)

NOMINEES

The Garbage Pail Kids Movie: John Carl Buechler (animatronics) (Mechanical Make-Up Imageries, Inc. (animatronics))

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace: Harrison Ellenshaw (special effects supervisor), John Evans (special effects supervisor)

Worst Original Song

WINNER

Beverly Hills Cop II: George Michael
For the song "I Want Your Sex".

NOMINEES

Who's That Girl: Coati Mundi
For the song "El Coco Loco (So, So Bad)".

Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol: Brian Wilson, Eugene E. Landy, Gary Usher
For the song "Let's Go to Heaven in My Car".

Million Dollar Mystery: Barry Mann, John Lewis Parker
For the song "Million Dollar Mystery".

The Garbage Pail Kids Movie: Michael Lloyd
For the song "You Can Be a Garbage Pail Kid".

Worst New Star

WINNER

NOMINEES

The Garbage Pail Kids Movie: Ali Gator, Greaser Greg, Nat Nerd, Foul Phil, Messy Tessie, Valerie Vomit, Windy Winston
For playing The Garbage Pail Kids.

The Barbarians: David Paul (as The Barbarian Brothers), Peter Paul (as The Barbarian Brothers)


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