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Alexander on movie stinkers list
Alexander received a critical mauling in the US
Oliver Stone's Alexander and Catwoman, starring Halle Berry, have been handed the leading places in the annual US awards for worst movies of the year.

Catwoman has seven nominations for the Golden Raspberries, or Razzies, while the much-maligned Alexander has six.

Organiser John Wilson said: "Catwoman is the cinematic equivalent of a clump in the cat-litter box - a sad little thing lying there stinking."

The New York Post called Alexander, starring Colin Farrell, a "travesty".

US President George Bush's Fahrenheit 9/11 appearance is up for worst actor.

Halle Berry is nominated for worst actress for her role in Catwoman

The president was the subject of Michael Moore's controversial documentary, while Condoleezza Rice and Britney Spears are both in the worst supporting actress category for cameo appearances in the film.

Anniversary awards

Catwoman and Alexander were both panned by critics and Catwoman made $82m (44m) at global box offices - low for a Hollywood blockbuster - while Alexander fared better with $137m (73m).

In the worst picture category, they will be up against comedies SuperBabies: Baby Geniuses 2, Surviving Christmas and White Chicks.

Along with Farrell and Bush, the worst actor shortlist includes Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel and Ben Stiller.

Berry - who won a best actress Oscar for Monster's Ball in 2002 - is joined in the worst actress category by Hilary Duff, Angelina Jolie and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Shawn and Marlon Wayans, brothers who dressed in drag for White Chicks, are also nominated for worst actress.

Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a special set of awards to celebrate the Razzies' 25th anniversary after accruing eight nominations during his career.


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