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Albert Nobbs (2011)
While the overall movie was mixed, it did manage to earn nominations for its makeup, as well for stars Glenn Close and Janet McTeer.
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It didn't get Oscar buzz that Warner Bros. and Oliver Stone hoped for, but it did became a Razzie contender as it earned six nominations including Worst Picture.
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Australia (2008)
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Big Eyes (2014)
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That movie instead got five Razzie nominations in total.
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Nominated for a Razzie for Penelope Cruz as Worst Actress.
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Casino Jack (2010)
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Conviction (2010)
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The Counselor (2013)
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Razzie nominee for Naomi Watts as Worst Actress.
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While critics poked fun at the movie at being too mawkish, that didn't stop it from getting nominations for Best Picture and Best Supporting Actor (Max von Sydow)
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Factory Girl (2006)
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When you look at these movies that were considered Oscar contenders prior to their release, many thought each were earn critical and commercial acclaim. But then once some of those came out, everyone realizes how they all went wrong concerning the cast and crew as well as a mediocre story at the front. Here's a look at movies that were considered Oscar-worthy, but then fall apart. If there's anything else I'm missing, leave a comment below.

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Posted: 4 years, 6 months ago at Mar 8 3:38
I thought Glenn Close was nominated for Best Actress for Albert Nobbs? Idk, I could be wrong.
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Posted: 4 years, 6 months ago at Mar 8 5:22
Albert Nobbs did indeed earn Oscar nods for Best Actress (Glenn Close), Best Supporting Actress (Janet McTeer) and Best Makeup, but many critics felt the story wasn't up to snuff.

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