Celeb Arrests: 9...Like father, like son ... actor Nick Nolte's son was arrested for DUI this year. His mugshot may not be as wacky as his dad's, but they both have the same issues with the bottle.
Celeb Arrests: 8...The Rolling Stones legend proved he has a lot of issues when it comes to matters of the heart. In December, Wood was "arrested on suspicion of assault in connection with a domestic incident," involving his much younger Russian girlfriend, Ekaterina Ivanova. (Photo: AP)
Celeb Arrests: 7...The rapper and actor turned himself into the IRS in October for "failing to file income tax returns for the state of New York between 2004 and 2007 and owes nearly $33,000 in taxes." (Photo: AP)
Celeb Arrests: 6...The actress and environmental activist was one of 31 people arrested on June 23, 2009, in a protest against mountaintop removal in southern West Virginia. (Photo: AP)
Celeb Arrests: 5...The lead of USA's hit drama "Burn Notice" got a little too frisky behind the wheel after some late night partying and got picked up for a DUI.
Celeb Arrests: 4...The increasingly bizarre couple skipped out on their hotel bill but the law wasn't buying their plea that it was really a freebie. Currently there are bench warrants out for their arrest for not appearing at court hearings.
Celeb Arrests: 3...Actor Charlie Sheen was arrested on December 25, 2009 in Aspen, Colorado. According to the Aspen Police Department, Sheen was charged with second degree assault, menacing and criminal mischief after his wife called 911. (Photo by Aspen Police Department via Getty Images)
Celeb Arrests: 2...The Academy Award winning director has been on the lam from the U.S. after pleading guilty to unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor in 1977. In September 2009 Polanski was arrested by Swiss police and is being prepped for extradition back to the U.S. (Photo: AP)
Celeb Arrests: 1...The up-and-coming R&B singer may have killed his chance of super stardom after he pleaded guilty to felony assault of singer Rhianna. He was subsequently sentenced to five years probation and six months of community service. (Photo: AP)
Worst Films: 9. ...Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhardt slum it in this blandly-titled, unoriginal weeper romance.
Worst Films: 8. ...The fourth film in the franchise, "Salvation" disappoints by not delivering on its very cool premise of finally taking place in the post-apocalyptic future of John Connor's destiny. Bale is one-note and aside from that there's not much to care about outside of the action sequences. (Photo: WB)
Worst Films: 7. ...Seth Rogen leads a cast of creepy, socially irredeemable characters in this very dark film that only earns squirms rather than laughs. (Photo: WB)
Worst Films: 6. ...Sandra Bullock tempers her comeback year with this "comedy" about a really annoying stalker in red boots. Why Sandy, why?
Worst Films: 5. ...Alan Moore's "unfilmable" graphic novel masterpiece actually ended up being rather boring when turned into a movie. Zach Snyder's adaptation was wildly hit (the awesome opening credits) or miss (the laughable love scene) making for a massively uneven epic. (Photo: WB)
Worst Films: 4. ...Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway get to act out an absolutely appalling array of bridal-induced catty antics conjured up by a writer that assumes when two life-long best friends get engaged they also collectively lose their minds.
Worst Films: 3. ...Nick Cage actually does a great job playing a grieving widower that discovers a numeric-prophecy involving his son. However, the film completely derails with the most ridiculous ending of the year. (Photo: Summit)
Worst Films: 2. ...Usually actress Isla Fisher is cute as a button and really funny, but this movie is way too vapid, narcissistic and stupid for her to overcome. It's like everyone that developed this offensive movie forgot there's a recession going on and being broke isn't cute.
Worst Films: 1. ...Seriously one of the most random, stupid thrillers to come down the movie pike in years. Ali Larter plays an obsessed temp that wants married boss Idris Elba all for herself. Why? Who knows! This movie never bothers to explain why the psycho has set her targets on "this" man but 20 minutes into it, no one cares anymore anyway.
Best Films: 9. "...Director Sam Raimi gets back to the scary place he belongs and creates a full-out horror film that really delivers. (Photo: Universal)
Best Films: 8. "...As a corporate downsizer, George Clooney proves again why he's one of Hollywood's leading men. (Photo: DreamWorks)
Best Films: 7. "...It took a moderately funded sci-fi film by a first-time director to remind everyone that it IS the story that really makes all the difference when crafting a great film - genre or not. (Photo: TriStar Pictures)
Best Films: 6. "...Certainly not your father's version of the detective, Downey Jr. gives the sleuth some scrappy charm and a much-needed kick in the pants. (Photo: WB)
Best Films: 5. "...Neil Gaiman's story harkens back to the good old days of children's filmmaking (i.e "The Dark Crystal" or "Return to Oz") when seeing something scary was ok and perhaps even an important right of passage. (Photo: Universal)
Best Films: 4. "...James Cameron boggles the eyes with his 3-D epic extravaganza. (Photo: 20th Century Fox)
Best Films: 3. "...Maybe the most fun we had all year inside a darkened theater. Zombies, a perfect cameo, and the pitch perfect cast made this a surprising must-see. (Photo: Columbia Pictures)
Best Films: 2. "...J.J. Abrams and company did the impossible - they managed to resurrect the "Trek" franchise with a cheeky time tweaking storyline, a stellar cast and an infectious sense of fun. Talk about boldly going... (Photo: Paramount)
Best Films: 1. "...Pixar continues making computer animated masterpieces that feel more emotionally grounded and real than just about anything else out there. (Photo: Disney/Pixar)
It Girls: 9. Zoe...Zoe Saldana blasted off as the updated Uhura in J.J. Abrams' "Star Trek" and is making waves as Neytiri in Cameron's "Avatar." (Photo:Getty Images)
It Girls: 8. Lea...Funny girl Lea Michele makes sweet music on and off screen as"Glee's" Rachel Berry. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images for Fox)
It Girls: 7. Car...English actress Carey Mulligan schooled the world on what it means to be an actress in "Public Enemies" and in her breakout role as Jenny in "An Education." (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)
It Girls: 6. Eli...Already a star in Italy, the lovely Elisabetta made waves across the pond when she snagged the heart of Hollywood's most eligible bachelor George Clooney. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)
It Girls: 5. Jan..."Mad Men" star January Jones made more than a few fellas crazy when she posed for the cover of GQ in '09. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
It Girls: 4. Lad...The world has gone gaga for this singing superstar and all her wild attire. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for MOCA)
It Girls: 3.Tayl...The cute crooner's swift rise to fame, Kanye catastrophe at the MTV music awards, and reported romance with "Twilight" star Taylor Lautner started a love story with her fans that looks like it's going to last. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
It Girls: 2. Kri..."Twilight" kicked off Stewart's rising fame, but it was her rumored real-life romance with co-star Robert Pattinson that kept her on tabloid covers for the duration of '09 and kept teen girls everywhere nail-bitingly jealous. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
It Girls: 1. Meg...There are few starlets in Hollywood foxier than Megan Fox. Not to mention more outspoken. Whether she's talking crazy or just looking perfect, the public can't get enough of the "Transformers" mega-star. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
15 Minutes of Fa...After years of "Watchmen" movie non-starters, blogs, fan-boys and moviegoers couldn't take their eyes off the trailers and clips for this classic-graphic-novel-turned-pop-cultural-event. But after all the opening day smoke cleared, the film failed to capture mass attention. (Photo: Warner Brothers)
15 Minutes of Fa...Birkitt was romantically linked to David Letterman after her ex-boyfriend, CBS television producer Joe Halderman, attempted to extort the late-night host in exchange for keeping the news of his lascivious tendencies quiet. (Photo: CBS News)
15 Minutes of Fa...Baby-daddy and former fiance to Vice-Presidential candidate Sarah Palin's daughter Bristol, Levi sure knows how to milk his brief spotlight. He acted as escort to funny-lady Kathy Griffin at the Teen Choice Awards and most recently posed for Playgirl. Perhaps some cougars are in his future? (Photo: Getty)
15 Minutes of Fa...Falcon's parents were full of hot air when they falsely claimed that he had floated away in a hot air balloon, making for a wild ride that kept cable news watchers glued to their screens for a couple of hours. (Photo: Getty)
15 Minutes of Fa...Hot on the heels of Gibson's divorce, Mel's new lady Oksana Grigorieva arrived on the red carpet from Russia with love. The aspiring pop star released a music video directed by Gibson and not long after it was announced that Oksana was pregnant. (Photo: Getty)
15 Minutes of Fa...Not only did the former Miss California USA cause an uproar with her views on same-sex marriage and her ongoing lawsuit with the Miss Universe organization, but also with her sexy new interpretation of The Bible. (Photo: Getty)
15 Minutes of Fa...Already a single mother of six, Suleman gained worldwide attention when she gave birth to octuplets. She kept that attention by selling her story to the highest TV bidder and revealing her ongoing obsession with Angelina Jolie. (Photo: AP)
15 Minutes of Fa...Ratings soared for TLC as America watched the reality couple navigate the bumpy road of marriage and raising eight children. Then came the 2 a.m. pizza delivery and the mystery woman in Jon's car. Finally, the real-life "Just the 10 of Us" called it quits, with Kate taking the kids and Jon taking Hailey Glassman. (Pooto:Getty)
15 Minutes of Fa...Only two of the 18 rumored mistresses are pictured here, but Jamie Grubbs and Rachel Uchitel are more than enough to show Tiger's true alley cat tendencies. (Photo: Getty/Damea Dorsey)
Shocking Moments...As country superstar Taylor Swift was attempting to get out her acceptance speech for Best Female Video Kanye West stormed the stage and stole the mic.
"I'm sorry, but Beyoncé had one of the best videos of all time," he said as Swift stood next to him aghast.
Kanye apologized to Taylor and his fans in a statement posted on his Web site the following day. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)
Shocking Moments...The Scottish singer wowed the world when she belted out “I Dreamed a Dream” from Les Miserables on the April 11, 2009, episode of “Britain’s Got Talent.”
Boyle's first album, "I Dreamed a Dream," was released on November 23, 2009 and has become Amazon's best-selling album in pre-sales. (AP Photo, File)
Shocking Moments...It was a sad day when "Idol’s" female force announced on Aug. 4, 2009, via Twitter, that she would not be returning to her chair nestled between Simon and Randy.
"With sadness in my heart, I've decided not to return to "Idol," she posted on her Twitter page. "I'll miss nurturing all the new talent, but most of all being a part of a show that I helped from day 1 become an international phenomenon." (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Shocking Moments...The 33-year-old’s crowning achievement of being the best golfer in the world has been overshadowed by the acts of adultery.
More than a dozen women have come forward as of late November, to say they had a sexual relationship with Woods. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Shocking Moments...The chart-topping couple was supposed to appear at the Grammys, but instead they were busy dealing with the fallout of a domestic violence incident.
On June 22, 2009, Brown plead guilty as part of a plea deal. Brown was ordered to complete 180 days of labor service in Virginia, five years of probation and was ordered to attend a domestic-abuse program for a year. In addition, Brown isn’t permitted to have any contact with his ex and must stay away from her at industry events. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
Shocking Moments...Jett Travolta, the 16-year-old son of actor John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston, died on while on vacation with his family in the Bahamas.
In this photo the Travoltas are seen leaving a Nassau, Bahamas court building after John testified against two people accused of trying to blackmail him with private information about the rescue effort. (AP Photo/Kris Ingraham)
Shocking Moments...Tony Award-winning actress Natasha Richardson died on March 18, 2009, two days after being admitted to the hospital for head injuries she sustained while skiing two days prior north of Montreal. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)
Shocking Moments...In September 2009 actress Mackenzie Phillips released a tell-all entitled “High on Arrival,” in which she detailed her relationship with cocaine starting at the age of 11 and an incestuous relationship with her father John Phillips of the Mamas & the Papas. (AP Photo/File)
Shocking Moments...On June 25, Jackson was pronounced dead at the age of 50. The King of Pop was preparing to return to the music scene with a concert tour to rival any performance the world had ever seen.
Fans around the world gathered to celebrate the life and work of Michael Jackson after his passing. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)
Top Weddings: 9....“Heroes” star Ali Larter and fellow actor Hayes MacArthur opted for an outdoor ceremony at his family estate in Kennebunkport, Maine on August 1, 2009. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Top Weddings: 8....“Mad Men” star Christina Hendricks and “(500) Days of Summer” actor Geoffrey Arend wed at Il Buco restaurant in New York City on October 11, 2009. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
Top Weddings: 7....Tennis star Andy Roddick and his model girlfriend Brookyln Decker aced their vows during a in a sunset ceremony at his home in Austin, Texas on April 18, 2009. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for IMG)
Top Weddings: 6....The indie pair tied the knot in a private ceremony September 19, 2009, just outside of Seattle, Washingston. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Top Weddings: 5....The actress and French magnate Francois-Henri Pinault were originally married in a small civil ceremony in Paris last Valentine's Day then they renewed their vows at a star-studded event in Venice, Italy. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Top Weddings: 4....Not-so-affectionately dubbed “Speidi” this over-the-top MTV couple made their commitment to one another official in front of family and friends on April 25, 2009, in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Top Weddings: 3....Ivanka Trump married New York Observer owner Jared Kushner Sunday in a private Orthodox Jewish ceremony at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. (Photo Brian Marcus/Fred Marcus Photography via Getty Images)
Top Weddings: 2....Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian wed Los Angeles Laker Lamar Odom Sept. 27 at the Los Angeles mansion of music mogul Irving Azoff in a Vera Wang gown. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Top Weddings: 1....The Victoria’s Secret supermodel and her quarterback beau said “I Do” at St. Monica church in Santa Monica, California on February 26, 2009. By year's end, they'd welcomed their first child, Benjamin. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Next: Biggest Ce...Who called it quits in 2009? (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for IMG)
Top Celebrity Sp...We may never know which Hogan actually knows best, but we do know that after 20 years wife Linda felt it was time to throw in the towel. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
Top Celebrity Sp...Robyn stood by Mel through 28 years of questionable behavior. So the divorce came as a bit of a shock. We wonder: what was the tipping point? Not sure, but Robyn filed for divorce from her devoutly Catholic hubby right around the time rumors of Mel’s Russian ladyfriend started to surface.(Photo: AP)
Top Celebrity Sp...On-again-off–again couple Sean and Robin filed for divorce not once, but twice before it finally stuck. Suspicions arose that the couple was in a troubled state when Penn failed to thank Wright in his Oscar speech. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Top Celebrity Sp...Cutest couple of all-time, Reese and Jake officially split after two years of dating and countless rumors about Jake buying a ring. The couple has been vague about the reasons for the split, but we wonder if it has something to do with the beefcake look that Jake's been sporting for “Prince of Persia: Sands of Time.” (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Top Celebrity Sp...For a while it looked like Hudson has finally hit a home run in the romance department. Apparently Team Kate-Rod wasn’t big enough for two divas. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Top Celebrity Sp...Simpson fans were blindsided, while many Cowboys fans rejoiced, when the couple made in Texan heaven split. Romo called timeout just before Simpson’s 29th birthday and the Cowboy curse seemed to be over. (Photo: Getty)
Top Celebrity Sp...The poster children for L.A. nightlife seemed to complement each other perfectly. One only wears pants, the other never wears pants. One throws parties, the other … parties … But alas, Cristal does not a relationship make. No matter how many glasses you have. (Photo by Junko Kimura/Getty Images for Charlotte Ronson)
Top Celebrity Sp...Just before the year ends, the Oscar-winning actors reveal that they quit their 23-year relationship over the summer. Sarandon and Robbins never married, but have two children. Perhaps the next "celebrity" couple on the list should have taken some pointers from this Hollywood twosome about keeping your private life, well, private. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Top Celebrity Sp...What's worse: America's mommy and daddy of eight always fighting? Or, when they divorce and daddy starts wearing Ed Hardy clothing and dating ex-coeds with mugshots? (Photo: Getty)
Colossal Comebac...Lionel's little girl has undergone a total transformation. We were first introduced to Nicole as a misbehaving teen on reality show “The Simple Life,” but we now know her as the responsible (and always fashionable) mother of two young children with rocker boyfriend Joel Madden.
In the past year Richie teamed up with retailer A Pea in the Pod to create the new collection maternity clothes, gave birth to son Sparrow James Midnight Madden, built a playground for less privileged kids (pictured) and much more. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for the Richie-Madden Children's Foundation)
Colossal Comebac...Peter Who? Well, you may remember Facinelli from a handful of television and movie roles or even the 1998 film “Can’t Hardly Wait” opposite Jennifer Love-Hewitt. But unless you’ve been living in a coffin for the past year, you know him as the patriarch of the Cullen family in the immensely popular “Twilight” series. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Colossal Comebac...We’ve missed our ‘Friend’ Courteney Cox and couldn’t be happier that she’s back with a new comedy “Cougar Town.” The 45-year-old actress proved not every role is best filled by a young blonde. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Colossal Comebac...Almost 20 years after leaving Hollywood to pursue a boxing career, Mickey Rourke garnered critical acclaim for his role in "The Wrestler" and won He won a Golden Globe award and a BAFTA award, and was nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Academy Award for the portrayal of a washed up wrestler.
Look for Mickey next in "Iron Man 2" opposite Robert Downey Jr. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Colossal Comebac...This former mouseketeer was on a rollercoaster ride for most of 2008, but this year she hopped off and showed us why we loved her so much.
Spears climbed her way back on to the charts with the hit “Womanizer.” With this achievement Brit scored her fifth number one song on the chart, putting her in a tie for second place for most number one Top 40 songs, behind Mariah Carey. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Colossal Comebac...The diva has overcome drug addiction and a failed marriage to Bobby Brown to return to her rightful place in the spotlight. In September Houston released "I Look to You" is her first album in seven years. (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)
Colossal Comebac...Michael was in the middle of one of the biggest comebacks of all time before his untimely death.
"Michael Jackson's This Is It" captures his rehearsals in preparation for the concert series that was to kick off on July 13, 2009. In the film's opening weekend it grossed over $23 million in the U.S. making Jackson's film number one at the box office. (Photo by MJ Kim/Getty Images)
Colossal Comebac...She may have seemed to have always been around, but the truth is, before this year Sandra Bullock hadn’t been a part of a hit film since 2004’s “Crash.”
2009 was standout year for Bullock who two hugely successful films, “The Proposal” and “The Blind Side.” She is nominated for both performances at the 67th Golden Globe Awards. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Colossal Comebac...Director James Cameron returned to movie-making with "Avatar" after a 12 year hiatus.
Cameron had been brainstorming on the 3-D epic for decades, working on it for four years to make and $230 million to fund. Cameron’s last film was “Titanic” in 1997. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Mason Dash Disic...Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian and boyfriend Scott Disick welcomed their first child together on Dec. 14, 2009. Their baby boy, Mason Dash Disick weighed in at 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19.5 inches. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Sparrow James Mi...It’s a boy for Nicole Richie and Joel Madden! The couple welcomed son Sparrow James Midnight Madden on Sept. 9, 2009. Sparrow joined big sis Harlow Winter Kate who celebrates her second birthday on Jan. 11, 2010. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Lou Sulola Samue...Heidi Klum and Seal welcomed their fourth child, daughter Lou Sulola Samuel, on Oct. 9, 2009. She joins brothers Johan and Henry and sister Leni. (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Marion Loretta E...Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick became the proud parents of twins who were born to a surrogate mother in Martins Ferry, Ohio, on June 22, 2009. (Photo: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
Hank Baskett IVReality TV star and former Playboy Playmate Kendra Wilkinson and her NFL wide receiver husband Hank Baskett welcomed son, Hank Baskett IV, on Dec. 11, 2009. Kendra provides occasional updates about motherhood on Twitter, including the photo seen here. (Photo: http://twitter.com/KendraWilkinson)
David Daniel Otu...Oscar winner and former "American Idol" contestant Jennifer Hudson and her husband David Otunga had a baby boy in August. She was rumored to have been pregnant with her second child in December, but the claim was denied. (Photo: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
BenjaminThat's about all we've got for a name after supermodel Gisele Bundchen and NFL quarterback Tom Brady had their first child together on Dec. 8, 2009. The couple took a week to decide on a name, and Gisele announced on her Web site that the boy's name is Benjamin. (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)
Nancy Leigh (Nal...Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley adopted a baby girl from South Korea and named her "Naleigh," a combination of the names of Heigl's mother and sister, Nancy and Leigh. Heigl had long discussed adoption and has a sister from South Korea who was also adopted. (AP Photo/Cheyenne Ellis, PMK-HBH)
Charlotte Grace ...Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. welcomed their first child, a girl named Charlotte Grace Prinze, on Sept. 19, 2009. (Photo: Claire Greenway/Getty Images)