Zoolander 2 dominates Razzie nominations with worst actor and film

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Zoolander 2 is the top nominee at this year's Razzies, with nine mentions.

The Razzies, also known as the Golden Raspberry Awards, offer prizes to the worst films of the year.

Ben Stiller is up for worst actor and worst director, while the film is also nominated for worst movie.

In second place is Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which has eight nominations, including worst picture and worst screen combo for Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill.

The pair compete against each other in the worst actor category.

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Independence Day: Resurgence, Dirty Grandpa, Gods of Egypt and Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party complete the line-up for worst film.

Naomi Woods, Julia Roberts and Shailene Woodley are nominated for worst actress.

The awards have been extended to six nominees this year.

"The crop of cinematic [rubbish] in 2016 was so extensive that this year's 37th annual Razzie Awards is expanding the number of nominees from the usual five to an unprecedented six contenders in each of its nine worst achievement in film categories," the group said in its press release.

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A ceremony will take place on 25 February, where winners will be announced.

More than 1,000 Razzie members from 23 countries voted for nominees across all categories, except for worst screen combo.

Those were chosen through votes made on the Rotten Tomatoes review website.

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