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    Here's How Different The "Worst Picture Of The Year" And The "Best Picture Of The Year" Have Been Since 1980

    Showgirls deserved Best Picture, come on now.

    Every year since 1980, the Razzies have awarded a Worst Picture of the year.

    Screenshot from the Razzie Awards

    And every year since 1927, the Academy Awards (obviously) pick their own Best Picture of the year.

    Oscars Best Picture nominees

    So, because I'm feeling random, let's see what movies won the Best Picture and the Worst Picture for each of the years these award shows overlapped.

    The Worst Picture of 1980: Can't Stop the Music

    Screenshot from "Can't Stop the Music"

    The Best Picture of 1980: Ordinary People

    Screenshot from "Ordinary People"

    The Worst Picture of 1981: Mommie Dearest

    Screenshot from "Mommie Dearest"

    The Best Picture of 1981: Chariots of Fire

    The Worst Picture of 1982: Inchon

    Screenshot from "Inchon"

    The Best Picture of 1982: Gandhi

    Screenshot from "Gandhi"

    The Worst Picture of 1983: The Lonely Lady

    Screenshot from "The Lonely Lady"

    The Best Picture of 1983: Terms of Endearment

    The Worst Picture of 1984: Bolero

    Screenshot from Bolero

    The Best Picture of 1984: Amadeus

    Screenshot from "Amadeus"

    The Worst Picture of 1985: Rambo: First Blood Part II

    Screenshot from "Rambo: First Blood Part II"

    The Best Picture of 1985: Out of Africa

    Screenshot from "Out of Africa"

    The Worst Picture of 1986: Howard the Duck...

    Screenshot from "Howard the Duck"

    ...and Under the Cherry Moon.

    Screenshot from "Under the Cherry Moon"

    The Best Picture of 1986: Platoon

    Screenshot from "Platoon"

    The Worst Picture of 1987: Leonard Part 6

    Screenshot from "Leonard Part 6"

    The Best Picture of 1987: The Last Emperor

    Screenshot from "The Last Emperor"

    The Worst Picture of 1988: Cocktail

    Screenshot from "Cocktail"

    The Best Picture of 1988: Rain Man

    Screenshot from "Rain Man"

    The Worst Picture of 1989: Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

    Screenshot from "Star Trek V: The Final Frontier"

    The Best Picture of 1989: Driving Miss Daisy

    Screenshot from "Driving Miss Daisy"

    The Worst Picture of 1990: The Adventures of Ford Fairlane...

    Screenshot from "The Adventures of Ford Fairlane"

    ...and Ghosts Can't Do It

    The Best Picture of 1990: Dances with Wolves

    Kevin Costner in "Dances with Wolves"

    The Worst Picture of 1991: Hudson Hawk

    Screenshot from "Hudson Hawk"

    The Best Picture of 1991: The Silence of the Lambs

    Screenshot from "The Silence of the Lambs"

    The Worst Picture of 1992: Shining Through

    Screenshot from "Shining Through"

    The Best Picture of 1992: Unforgiven

    Screenshot from "Unforgiven"

    The Worst Picture of 1993: Indecent Proposal

    Screenshot from "Indecent Proposal"

    The "Best Picture" of 1993: Schindler's List

    Screenshot from "Schindler's List"

    The Worst Picture of 1994: Color of Night

    Screenshot from "Color of Night"

    The Best Picture of 1994: Forrest Gump

    Screenshot from "Forrest Gump"

    The Worst Picture of 1995: Showgirls

    Screenshot from "Showgirls"

    The Best Picture of 1995: Braveheart

    Poster for "Braveheart"

    The Worst Picture of 1996: Striptease

    Poster for "Striptease"

    The Best Picture of 1996: The English Patient

    Screenshot from "The English Patient"

    The Worst Picture of 1997: The Postman

    Screenshot from "The Postman"

    The Best Picture of 1997: Titanic

    Screenshot from "Titanic"

    The Worst Picture of 1998: An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn

    Screenshot from "An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn"

    The Best Picture of 1998: Shakespeare in Love

    The Worst Picture of 1999: Wild Wild West

    Poster for "Wild Wild West"

    The Best Picture of 1999: American Beauty

    Poster for "American Beauty"

    The Worst Picture of 2000: Battlefield Earth

    Screenshot from "Battlefield Earth"

    The Best Picture of 2000: Gladiator

    Screenshot from "Gladiator"

    The Worst Picture of 2001: Freddy Got Fingered

    Poster for "Freddy Got Fingered"

    The Best Picture of 2001: A Beautiful Mind

    Russell Crowe in "A Beautiful Mind"

    The Worst Picture of 2002: Swept Away

    Screenshot from "Swept Away"

    The Best Picture of 2002: Chicago

    Screenshot from "Chicago"

    The Worst Picture of 2003: Gigli

    Screenshot from "Gigli"

    The Best Picture of 2003: The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

    Screenshot from "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King"

    The Worst Picture of 2004: Catwoman

    Halle Berry in "Catwoman"

    The Best Picture of 2004: Million Dollar Baby

    Hilary Swank in "Million Dollar Baby"

    The Worst Picture of 2005: Dirty Love

    Screenshot from "Dirty Love"

    The Best Picture of 2005: Crash

    Screenshot from "Crash"

    The Worst Picture of 2006: Basic Instinct 2

    Screenshot from "Basic Instinct 2"

    The Best Picture of 2006: The Departed

    Screenshot from "The Departed"

    The Worst Picture of 2007: I Know Who Killed Me

    Screenshot from "I Know Who Killed Me"

    The Best Picture of 2007: No Country for Old Men

    Screenshot from "No Country for Old Men"

    The Worst Picture of 2008: The Love Guru

    Screenshot from "The Love Guru"

    The Best Picture of 2008: Slumdog Millionaire

    Screenshot from "Slumdog Millionaire"

    The Worst Picture of 2009: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

    Screenshot from "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen"

    The Best Picture of 2009: The Hurt Locker

    Screenshot from "The Hurt Locker"

    The Worst Picture of 2010: The Last Airbender

    Screenshot from "The Last Airbender"

    The Best Picture of 2010: The King's Speech

    Screenshot from "The King's Speech"

    The Worst Picture of 2011: Jack and Jill

    Screenshot from "Jack and Jill"

    The Best Picture of 2011: The Artist

    Screenshot from "The Artist"

    The Worst Picture of 2012: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2

    Screenshot from "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn — Part 2"

    The Best Picture of 2012: Argo

    Screenshot from "Argo"

    The Worst Picture of 2013: Movie 43

    Screenshot from "Movie 43"

    The Best Picture of 2013: 12 Years a Slave

    Screenshot from "12 Years a Slave"

    The Worst Picture of 2014: Saving Christmas

    Poster for "Saving Christmas"

    The Best Picture of 2014: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

    Screenshot from "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)"

    The Worst Picture of 2015: Fantastic Four...

    ...and Fifty Shades of Grey

    "Screenshot from "50 Shades of Grey"

    The Best Picture of 2015: Spotlight

    Screenshot from "Spotlight"

    The Worst Picture of 2016: Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party

    Poster for "Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party"

    The Best Picture of 2016: Moonlight

    Screenshot from "Moonlight"

    The Worst Picture of 2017: The Emoji Movie

    "The Emoji Movie"

    The Best Picture of 2017: The Shape of Water

    Screenshot from "The Shape of Water"

    The Worst Picture of 2018: Holmes & Watson

    Screenshot from "Holmes & Watson"

    The Best Picture of 2018: Green Book

    Screenshot from "Green Book"

    The Worst Picture of 2019: Cats

    Screenshot from "Cats"

    The Best Picture of 2019: Parasite

    Screenshot from "Parasite"

    The Worst Picture of 2020: Absolute Proof

    Screenshot from "Absolute Proof"

    The Best Picture of 2020: Nomadland

    Screenshot from "Nomadland"

    The Worst Picture of 2021: Diana: The Musical

    Screenshot from "Diana: The Musical"

    The Best Picture of 2021: CODA

    Screenshot from "CODA"

    And lastly, here are the Worst Picture nominees for this year:

    Blonde
    Disney’s Pinocchio
    Good Mourning
    The King’s Daughter
    Morbius

    And here are the Best Picture nominees:

    Nominees for 2023 Best Picture