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By Todd Leopold
CNN
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SANTA MONICA, California (CNN) -- Lindsay Lohan received an exclamation point on her terrible 2007 at the 28th annual Golden Raspberry Awards on Saturday morning, with her film "I Know Who Killed Me" earning a record eight Razzies -- including three for Lohan herself.

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Lindsay Lohan played two roles in "I Know Who Killed Me" and was razzed for both performances.

"I Know Who Killed Me," a thriller the Razzie organizers described as a cross between "the 'Hostel'/'Saw' genre of 'teen torture porn' and ... the old 'Patty Duke Show,' " picked up Razzies for worst director, worst screenplay, worst excuse for a horror movie, worst remake or rip-off, worst screen couple (Lohan's portrayal of two identical-looking characters), worst actress (two trophies for a tie between Lohan and Lohan) and worst film of the year.

"I Know Who Killed Me's" achievement surpassed -- if that's the correct word -- the seven Razzies won by "Showgirls" (1995) and "Battlefield Earth" (2000).

Eddie Murphy, whose "Norbit" was up for eight Razzies, also won three awards -- worst actor, worst supporting actress and worst supporting actor.

Murphy is "the Woody Allen of our awards," noted the Razzie presenters, observing the comic actor had been nominated as a writer as well as a performer.

"I Know Who Killed Me" and "Norbit" won all but one Razzie category. That last honor, worst prequel or sequel, went to "Daddy Day Camp," a follow-up to a Murphy vehicle, "Daddy Day Care," that substituted Cuba Gooding Jr. for Murphy in the lead role. ("And we all know how high his standards are," the presenters said of Murphy.)

The Razzie show, which moved to the Abracadabra Theater at Santa Monica's Magicopolis complex after several years at a Hollywood theater, led off with a tribute to its 10 a.m. start time, "Good Morning Razzie Day," a parody of "Hairspray's" "Good Morning Baltimore."

The show also got in knocks at the writers strike, the Golden Globes and "Daddy Day Camp" star Gooding, who was described as having "a career trajectory only a masochist could envy." See highlights from the show »

Among the Razzies' "losers": the Adam Sandler film "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry," which was nominated for eight Razzies and won zero, making it the "Turning Point" (0-for-11 at the Oscars) of the Golden Raspberries.

"It shows that even Adam Sandler has a hard time catching up to Lindsay Lohan or Eddie Murphy when they're at their worst," Razzie creator John Wilson told CNN.

"Though," he added, "I thought Rob Schneider would win over Murphy" for best supporting actor.

Both performers played cliched Asian characters in their respective movies.

But, in general, it was Lohan's show, with the actress and "I Know Who Killed Me" steamrolling over competition that included "Bratz: The Movie," "Who's Your Caddy?", "Epic Movie," "Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem," Diane Keaton in "Because I Said So" and Jessica Alba in "Awake," "Fantastic Four: The Rise of the Silver Surfer" and "Good Luck Chuck."

Wilson was asked if he was surprised that Lohan did so well, given that she may have earned some sympathy from Razzie voters given her rough 2007, which included two arrests, three stints in rehab and community service.

Wilson said that though Lohan was in another 2007 stinker, "Georgia Rule," she was actually decent in that film and the Razzie voters "left her alone," admitting that -- given her Razzie haul -- "that's small compensation."

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Neither Lohan nor Murphy was present to accept their bounty of awards, despite e-mails and phone calls from Wilson requesting their attendance. But he wasn't surprised by their absence, he said.

"It's not the kind of awards show where they're likely to show up," he said. E-mail to a friend E-mail to a friend

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