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The 16th Annual Kick Ass Awards

With the Academy Award happening this coming weekend, it’s time for Everything Action to hand out our own awards with the 16th Annual Kick Ass Awards.  What movie will be the Kick-Ass Movie of 2021?  Read on to find out.

Gremlins: The World War II Batch Award: Shadow in the Clouds

Best Liam Neeson Actioner: The Ice Road (Runner Up: The Marksman)

Creepiest Jared Leto Performance: The Little Things

Most Ridiculous Jared Leto Performance: House of Gucci

Worst Nicolas Cage Movie: Willy’s Wonderland

Best Nicolas Cage Movie: Pig

Craziest Nicolas Cage Movie: Prisoners of the Ghostland

Worst Dystopian YA Adaptation: Chaos Walking

Best Time Loop Movie: Boss Level

Worst Bruce Willis Geezer Teaser: Apex (Runners Up: Cosmic Sin, Out of Death, Midnight in the Switchgrass)

Best Redemption: Zack Snyder’s Justice League

Biggest Brawl: Godzilla vs Kong

Worst Original Character Added to An Existing Franchise: Cole Young in Mortal Kombat

Most Heartwarming Robot Apocalypse: The Mitchells vs The Machines

Best Tom Clancy Movie: Without Remorse

Worst Heist Plan: Army of the Dead

Best Throwback to Firestorm: Those Who Wish Me Dead

Most Ridiculous Villain Voice: Spiral Killer in Spiral

Best Replacement John Krasinski: Cillian Murphy in A Quiet Place Part II

Copy and Paste Award: The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard for being pretty much just the first movie again

Most Ridiculous Moment in F9: The Rope Bridge Car Swing

Best Video Game Adaptation: Werewolves Within

Probably Just Go Watch Drunk History Instead Award: America: The Motion Picture

Zapp Branigan Award for Military Planning: Throwing wave after wave of barely trained civilians at the aliens in The Tomorrow War

Maybe The Purge Was a Bad Idea? Award: The Forever Purge

Law & Order: Paranormal Award: The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Best Horror Trilogy: Fear Street

Best New MCU Character: Yelena Belova (Runners Up: Kate Bishop, Shang-Chi)

A Crummy Commercial?! Award: Warner Bros. promoting Warner Bros. in Space Jam: A New Legacy

Biggest Differences Between Regular and Extended Versions: New characters and plotline in the Extended version of Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

Worst Attempt to Reboot an IP: Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins

Weirdest Backstory for a Dwayne Johnson Character: Being a thousands of year old cartographer turned corny jungle cruise skipper in Jungle Cruise

Most Visually Stunning Arthurian Legend Adaptation: The Green Knight

Most Over the Top Villain: Rasputin in The King’s Man

Biggest Asshole of The Suicide Squad Assholes: Peacemaker (at least before his show)

Best Combination of Tron and The Truman Show: Free Guy

Best Disney Villain Origin: Cruella

Weirdest Redemption Arc: Stephen Lang’s Norman Nordstrom in Don’t Breathe 2

Most Blatant Attempt to Make a Christopher Nolan Movie: Reminiscence

La Femme Nikita Award: Maggie Q in The Protégé

Roughest Years Between Movie and TV Show: Vesemir in Nightmare of the Wolf and The Witcher Season 2

Most Confusing Addition to Lore: The Candyman Hive in Candyman

Best Martial Arts Action in an MCU Movie: Shang-Chi

Best Assault on Precinct 13 Riff: Copshop

Craziest Break Up: Eddie Brock and Venom in Venom: Let There Be Carnage

Best Send-Off for a James Bond Actor: Daniel Craig in No Time to Die

Dumbest Townsfolk: The Citizens of Haddonfield in Halloween Kills

Best Second Attempt at Adapting a Legendary Sci-fi Novel: Dune

Grossest Horror Monster: The Wendigo in Antlers

Best Ralph Bakshi Throwback: The Spine of Night

Worst MCU Villain: Kro in Eternals

Cheapest Looking Movie That Cost Over $200 Million: Red Notice

Worst Attempt to Reboot a Classic Franchise: Home Sweet Home Alone

Worst Lack of Creativity: Literally just doing the same ending as Ghostbusters in Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Most Rushed Retelling of Video Games: Trying to cram Resident Evil and Resident Evil II into one movie

Most Meta Entry in a Long-Running Franchise: The Matrix Resurrections

Biggest Earworm: “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” from Encanto

Best 60s Throwback: Last Night in Soho

Ass Kicker of the Year: Bob Odenkirk in Nobody

Lincoln Hawks Memorial Over the Top Award (Most Insane Movie of the Year): Malignant

Jason Statham Award for Excellence in Stathaming: Wrath of Man

Kick-Ass Movie of the Year: Spider-Man: No Way Home

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