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The 12th Annual Kick Ass Awards

This weekend the 90th Academy Awards are happening but more important right now is the 12th Annual Kick Ass Awards, Everything Action’s celebration of the best and worst from the previous year including such important categories as the best Jason Statham movie, the biggest Ass Kicker and what is our Kick Ass Movie of 2017?  Read on to find out the winners of those and so much more.

Most Obscure Character Return: Eddie King in Arsenal

Best Directorial Comeback: M. Night Shyamalan with Split

Scariest Concept: The Sunken Place in Get Out

Best Xtreme Stuntz: xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

The “Thank God It’s Over” Award: Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Best Batman Movie: The Lego Batman Movie

Best Low Key Shootout: John Wick vs Cassian

PC Principal Award for Biggest Outrage: The Great Wall (Runner Up: Ghost in the Shell, The Last Jedi)

Best Character Finale: Logan

Best Kaiju Action: Kong: Skull Island

Best Car Chase/Soundtrack Synergy: Baby Driver

Worst Day at the Office: The Belko Experiment (Runner Up: Mayhem)

Worst Product Placement Presented by Krispy Kreme: Power Rangers

Worst Attempt to Be 21 Jump St: Baywatch (Runner Up: CHiPs)

Most Needing a Spin-Off: The Shaw Family from Fate of the Furious


Funniest MCU Movie: Thor: Ragnorak (Runner Up: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2)

Worst Explanation for Something That Didn’t Need Explaining: The Creation of the Xenomorphs in Alien: Covenant

The “That’s Enough, Johnny Depp” Award: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Worst Attempt at Updating a Classic Character: King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Best Thing About the DC Cinematic Universe: Wonder Woman

Worst Attempt to Start a Cinematic Universe: The Mummy (RIP Dark Universe)

The “Probably the Worst Final Action Sequence in History” Award: Transformers: The Last Knight


Welcome Home Award: Spider-Man: Homecoming

The “Everything is Better with Zouks” Award: The House

Most Misleading Title for a Still Great Movie: War For the Planet of the Apes

The “War is Hell” Award: Dunkirk

Best Looking Trainwreck: Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Most Exhaustingly Awesome Fight: Atomic Blonde

Worst Attempt at Condensing an Entire Book Series to One Movie: The Dark Tower

The “WTF is Even Happening” Award: Armed Response

Best Shane Black Impersonation: The Hitman’s Bodyguard

Best Use of Daniel Craig: Logan Lucky

Best Stephen King Adaptation: IT

Worst Use of Scott Adkins: American Assassin

Best Movie No One Saw: Blade Runner 2049

Strangest Plot Decision: Jackie Chan Disappearing for 1/3 of The Foreigner

Most Unforgivably Boring Disaster Movie: Geostorm

Worst Villain: Steppenwolf in Justice League

Worst Attempt to Relaunch a Horror Franchise: Jigsaw

The “Fun But Not As Good as the Book” Award: The Disaster Artist

Most Surprisingly Fun: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Best Use of “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by John Denver: Kingsman: The Golden Circle (Runners Up: Logan Lucky, Alien: Covenant)

Most Brutal Opening: Hostiles

Most Unnecessary Subplot: Finn and Rose’s Adventure in Canto Bight in The Last Jedi

Worst Netflix Original Movie: Bright

Ass Kicker of the Year: John Wick (Runner Ups: Wonder Woman, Lorraine Broughton, Deckard Shaw, Xander Cage, Logan)


Steven Seagal Direct to DVD Award, Sponsored by Lightning Energy: Savage Dog


Jason Statham Award for Excellence in Stathaming: The Fate of the Furious

Lincoln Hawks Memorial Over the Top Award: xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

Kick Ass Movie of the Year: Logan (Runners Up: John Wick Chapter 2, Lego Batman, Wonder Woman, IT, Guardians Vol. 2)


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