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18th Golden Raspberry Awards
Date March 22, 1998
Site Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, California
Worst Picture The Postman
Most awards The Postman (5)
Most nominations Batman & Robin (11)
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The 18th Golden Raspberry Awards were held on March 22, 1998 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel to recognize the worst the movie industry had to offer in 1997. This year, the most nominated film was Batman & Robin with 11 nominations, followed by Speed 2: Cruise Control with 8 nominations, Anaconda with 6 nominations, The Postman with 5 nominations, and Fire Down Below with 4 nominations. The only film that took home the most awards that evening was The Postman, winning all five categories it was nominated for. The list of nominees follows, with recipients denoted in bold.

The Postman screenwriter Brian Helgeland also won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for L.A. Confidential in 1998. Only Helgeland, composer Alan Menken and actress Sandra Bullock won Razzies and Oscars at the same year.

Awards and nominations

     Winner (in bold)

Category Recipient
Worst Picture The Postman (Warner Bros.)
Anaconda (Columbia Pictures)
Batman & Robin (Warner Bros.)
Fire Down Below (Warner Bros.)
Speed 2: Cruise Control (20th Century Fox)
Worst Actor Kevin Costner in The Postman
Val Kilmer in The Saint
Shaquille O'Neal in Steel
Steven Seagal in Fire Down Below
Jon Voight in Anaconda
Worst Actress Demi Moore in G.I. Jane
Sandra Bullock in Speed 2: Cruise Control
Fran Drescher in The Beautician and the Beast
Lauren Holly in A Smile Like Yours and Turbulence
Alicia Silverstone in Excess Baggage
Worst Supporting Actor Dennis Rodman in Double Team
Willem Dafoe in Speed 2: Cruise Control
Chris O'Donnell in Batman & Robin
Arnold Schwarzenegger in Batman & Robin
Jon Voight in Most Wanted and U Turn
Worst Supporting Actress Alicia Silverstone in Batman & Robin
Faye Dunaway in Albino Alligator
Milla Jovovich in The Fifth Element
Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Fathers' Day
Uma Thurman in Batman & Robin
Worst Screen Couple Dennis Rodman and Jean Claude van Damme in Double Team
Sandra Bullock and Jason Patric in Speed 2: Cruise Control
George Clooney and Chris O'Donnell in Batman & Robin
Steven Seagal and his guitar in Fire Down Below
Jon Voight and the animatronic anaconda in Anaconda
Worst Remake or Sequel Speed 2: Cruise Control (20th Century Fox)
Batman & Robin (Warner Bros.)
Home Alone 3 (20th Century Fox)
The Lost World: Jurassic Park (Universal/Amblin)
McHale's Navy (Universal)
Worst Director Kevin Costner for The Postman
Jan de Bont for Speed 2: Cruise Control
Luis Llosa for Anaconda
Joel Schumacher for Batman & Robin
Oliver Stone for U Turn
Worst Screenplay The Postman, screenplay by Eric Roth and Brian Helgeland, based on the book by David Brin
Anaconda, written by Hans Bauer and Jim Cash & Jack Epps, Jr.
Batman & Robin, written by Akiva Goldsman
The Lost World: Jurassic Park, screenplay by David Koepp, based on the novel by Michael Crichton
Speed 2: Cruise Control, screenplay by Randall McCormick and Jeff Nathanson, story by Jan de Bont and McCormick
Worst New Star Dennis Rodman in Double Team
The animatronic anaconda in Anaconda
Tori Spelling in The House of Yes and Scream 2
Howard Stern in Private Parts
Chris Tucker in The Fifth Element and Money Talks
Worst Original Song The entire song score from The Postman, words and music by Jeffrey Barr, Glenn Burke, John Coinman, Joe Flood, Blair Forward, Maria Machado, and Jono Manson
"The End Is the Beginning Is the End" from Batman & Robin, written by Billy Corgan
"Fire Down Below" from Fire Down Below, music and lyrics by Steven Seagal and Mark Collie
"How Do I Live" from Con Air, written by Diane Warren (also Oscar-nominated!)
"My Dream" from Speed 2: Cruise Control, written by Orville Burrell, Robert Livingston, and Dennis Haliburton
Worst Reckless Disregard for Human Life and Public Property Con Air
Batman & Robin
The Lost World: Jurassic Park

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