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The 17th Annual Kick Ass Awards

As we get ready to see who the Oscars award this coming weekend, it’s time once again for the Kick Ass Awards, Everything Action’s own celebration of last year’s best and worst, including the prestigious Ass Kicker of the Year and The Kick Ass Movie of 2022.  Read on to check out all the winners (and losers).

Most Delayed Explanation for the Title: The 355

Best Horror Movie Co-Starring Jenna Ortega: Scream (Runners Up: X, Studio 666)

Most Entertaining Bodily Injuries: Jackass Forever

Stupidest Disaster Movie: Moonfall

Worst Liam Neeson Action Movie: Blacklight (Runner Up: Memory)

Best Video Game Movie: Uncharted (Runner Up: Sonic the Hedgehog 2)

Best DC Movie: The Batman

Snarkiest Time Travel Movie: The Adam Project

Best Movie That Could Be a Stage Play: The Outfit

Best Multiverse Movie: Everything Everywhere All at Once

Worst Marvel Movie: Morbius (Morbius was also awarded Most Ridiculous Internet Meme)

Most Tom Clancy Movie That Wasn’t Based on Anything Tom Clancy: The Contractor

Best Performance from Somone Playing Themselves: Nicolas Cage in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

Best Return to Form: Michael Bay with Ambulance

Franchise That Most Needs to End: The Fantastic Beasts Spin-Off series

Best Dance Sequence: Naatu Naatu from RRR

Best Naked Volcanco Duel: The Northman

Best MCU Villain: Wanda Maximoff in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Worst Stephen King Adaptation: Firestarter

Best Reboot of a Disney Afternoon Cartoon: Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers

Creepiest Horror Villain: The Grabber in The Black Phone

Best Action Sequences That Feel So Real You May Need a Barf Bag: Top Gun: Maverick

Now Eventually You Might Have Dinosaurs in This Jurassic World movie, Right? Award: Jurassic World: Dominion focusing on genetically modified locust

Most Bizarre Spin-Off: Lightyear

Most Unhinged Performance of the Year: Tom Hanks as Col. Tom Parker in Elvis (Runner Up: Tom Hanks in Pinocchio)

Most Unbalanced MCU Movie: Thor: Love and Thunder’s wild shifts in tone from serious to wacky

Best Netflix Action Movie: Day Shift (Runner Up: The Gray Man)

Strangest Villain: The UAP from Nope

Strangest Running Joke: The Thomas the Tank Engine stuff from Bullet Train

Best Entry Since the Original: Prey in the Predator franchise

Most Vertigo Inducing Movie: Fall

Worst Thing Instigated by Pete Davidson: Bodies Bodies Bodies

Best Creature Feature: Beast

Best Visuals, Weakest Plot: Mad God (Runner Up: Three Thousand Years of Longing)

Best Sylvester Stallone Vehicle: Tulsa King (Runner Up: Samaritan)

Worst Adaptation of a Horror Classic: The Invitation being a new take on Dracula

Worst Pinocchio Movie: Pinocchio: A True Story (Runner Up: Disney’s Pinocchio)

Best Mainstream Version of It Follows: Smile

Worst Product Placement: The Walgreens Sequence in Hocus Pocus 2 (Runner Up: Papa John’s in Uncharted)

Most Hated Version of a Classic TV Series: The Munsters

Most Disastrous Period Movie Featuring an All-Star Cast: Babylon (Runner Up: Amsterdam)

Best New Version of a Horror Icon: Jamie Clayton as Pinhead in Hellraiser

Most Baffling Series Finale: Halloween Ends

Biggest Tease That Will Never Be Resolved: Henry Cavill’s Return as Superman in Black Adam

Best Parody of Musical Biopics: Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Worst Setups for Future MCU Projects: Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Most Surprisingly Solid Sequel to a Beloved Classic: A Christmas Story Christmas

Best Whodunnit?: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Most Eye-Popping Visual Effects: Avatar: The Way of Water

Ass Kicker of the Year: Santa Claus in Violent Night

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

Kick Ass Movie of The Year: Top Gun: Maverick

 

 

 

 

 

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