Worst movies ever made.

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Okay, what do you guys think are some of the worst movies of all time? And anything by Troma Films doesn't count. That's what thier trying for.

-- Brian (DARKRYSTAL@ign.com), August 22, 2000


Well it would probably be MUCH easier to just list the 'better' movies of all time, and then anything that does not make it into the list would simply not warrant attention...but then where would the fun be in that. SO here is a list.of some of the worst pieces of crap I have ever lost time on and limited to paid an admission price to see. (in no partiicular order): * Batman Forever / Batman and Robin * Eraser * Santa Clause * Street Fighter * Beverly Hills Cop 3 * Dick * The MAsk * Dumber and Dumber * Toys * All the NInja Turtle Moives ;( * Masters of the Universe * Free Willy * Tombstone

Theres a lot more..but I am mentally exhausted now.

-- John Wishbone (wishbonex@hotmail.com), August 22, 2000.

Tombstone? Really? Gosh. I haven't seen that yet, and 5 different people have told me that I've just GOT to see it... then again, we are talking about the same group of people that really enjoyed Batman Returns. I guess that should speak for itself.

The last movie that I saw that just flat-out sucked (and wasn't 3-D porn) was The Stendahl Syndrome. It blew. It really did.

-- wendy (ironballsmcginty@hotmail.com), August 23, 2000.

I dunno. I thought The Stendahl Syndrome had some really original scenes. It wasn't good, but it was worth seeing if you are really into film.

Tombstone blew.

I think one of one of the worst for me was Godzilla. It was a trumpet call for the independent filmmaker. We saw that and KNEW that with a buck fifty, a bolex, and a few reels of film we could make something better. That bastard Emmerich still owes me for that one. Hey, if you can't be a shining example be a terrible warning.

Anything by Renny Harlin (except maybe Long Kiss Godnight).

Deep Rising .

Apollo13, just because it wasn't Backdraft. Backdraft spoiled me for Ron Howard films. Damn Backdraft was pretty.

Wow, the list goes on for days.

-- Michael Fitts (michael@noextraday.com), August 23, 2000.

Batman and Robin & The Cell.

-- dolphin (lilmac5@theglobe.com), August 30, 2000.

Downhill Willie

I finally saw it. That film made me sicker than a bottle of tequilla and a handfull of Pop-Rocks.

-- The Furry Gaffer (waddage@earthlink.net), September 25, 2000.

so hard to say in a medium filled with crap, but probably the most recent turd ive seen was American Pie. i saw it in the 80's...it was called porky's, and it wasnt that funny then either. and while im on the subject of movies i heard good things about, that turned out to be garbage, let's throw in 2001...for that matter everything kubrick did (besides full metal jacket and the shining). especially eyes wide shut. jesus...does this guy understand you dont have to use EVERYTHING you shoot? i know, i know...he was such an artist. if making me sleep was his art, then i agree. bring on the tongue lashings....

-- papa smurf (parkranger25@yahoo.com), September 29, 2000.

I agree. Kubrick had diarrhea of the camera for Eyes and 2001. Clockwork and Full Metal more than made up for it. They were amazing. I thought that Eyes was as big of a travesty as Batman and Robin though. I was laughing my ass off at all the Faux-Filmloves all doing their Emporer's New Clothes act with it. All ascots and Pipes.

Before you defend Eyes, answer me this:

Would you have liked that movie if it didn't have Kubricks name on it? If it were exactly the same movie, but was made by...say...Renny Harlin?

Same question for Star Wars Ep1

-- Michael Fitts (michael@noextraday.com), September 29, 2000.

Even Kubrick knew it sucked.

There was a reason it took him years to make it.

Whoops, sorry Mike.

-- Lister VonLister (iatehitlersbrainwithasideoffries@mindspring.com), September 29, 2000.

Fair shot. One difference though.

I'm ready to finish right now. You supply the green and I'll finish it AND get you a special screening. Popcorn and everything.

Kubrick had cash.

-- Michael Fitts (michael@noextraday.com), September 29, 2000.

Batman and Robin was one of the first movies that I found literally PAINFUL to watch. I will usually sit through anything, no matter how poor (I find bad movies generally amusing, and so will continue to watch them. Sadistic is the word). Freejack is also a VERY bad movie. So many names, so little style.

-- Ash (badash2000@hotmail.com), October 31, 2000.

I thought Dumb and Dumber was rather humorous. It wasn't one of Jim's best films, but it was good.

The worst movie ever was Jury Duty with Pauly Shore. Of course all Pauly Shore movies are horrible but Jury Duty takes the cake. I actually fell asleep in the movie theater watching it. Also, King Cobra is a really horrible film. If you haven't seen it, rent it for a laugh but don't forget to rent something good along with it (perhaps Braveheart). Let's say it's a "low budget Anaconda."

-- Shawn Nelson (bagslucky@aol.com), November 29, 2000.

the worst movies ever made are:tomorrow never dies,golden eye,free willy,mission imposible 1

-- kirstin wilson (sleeper2006@juno.com), December 04, 2000.

"Pacific Heights" sucked raw sewage. I actually rooted out loud for Keaton to kill everyone. "To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday"--Michael Pressman should be flogged with oil rags. "Johnny Mnemonic"; more like Johnny Moronic. My wife and I fell asleep in the theater during that stinker, along with everyone else. Against my better judgment I stomached "Speed 2: Cruise Control", then went home, took some Tums, and watched the original on video. "Sphere". Levinson should've known better. Hoffman, Stone and Jackson should have known better, too. "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas"...Just try to get through it without losing your cookies! "Solarbabies" makes "Xanadu" watchable. All the "Highlander" movies: what's the point? And a television series to rub salt in our wounds?! "Hook"--Spielberg's biggest flop...nevermind "1941" and "Always": "Hook" sucks the big one! And what was Chuck Connors thinking in 1989 when he made "High Desert Kill"? "Message in a Bottle", one of the all-time bombs with...who else?...Kevin Costner. And let's not forget "Waterworld", another lame excuse for Costner to mug around on the big screen. All the "Iron Eagle" movies were brainless "Rambo" rip-offs. Which reminds me: "Rambo III" sucked very, very badly. While we're on the subject of grunting, how about Schwarzenegger's duds? Count 'em: "End of Days" (I kept waiting for it to get better and, well, you know...), "Jingle All the Way" (somehow Christmas and Ahnold don't mix), "The Last Action Hero" (we can only hope), "Batman & Robin" (but that wasn't really his fault!); I could go on with the Connan movies and such, but let's not pick on just one guy. "Dead Calm", one of '89's worst--truly sickening. "Independence Day" (1996)--I know it made tons of money and a lot of people liked it, but I thought it was shameful. "Bloodsucking Freaks (The Incredible Torture Show)" is pretty vile. "Anastasia" (1997)--I hate bad animated films, this one most of all! "Dune" was a $47 million atrocity. Really awful! "Mannequin" and "Mannequin Two: On the Move" sucked. So did the "Short Circuit" and "Police Academy" movies. "Mommie Dearest", however, has to be the all-time pile of crap-ola! I still laugh all the way through it, though. Back to Stallone: "Over the Top" was, well... OK, how about Patrick Swayze: "Dirty Dancing" was dreadful, but "Road House" was worse! Much, much worse! On to Disney: all the "Mighty Duck" flicks (bad! bad! bad!). Oh, yeah, let's not forget the "Free Willy" series: a bunch of tripe about the warm, fuzzy friendship between a kid and his killer whale. Great family entertainment. "Mars Attacks!"--loud, unpleasant...requires barf bags for viewing. "The Stupids", a new low for an otherwise good director, John Landis. "Stigmata"; see "The Exorcist" instead! "Showgirls", the Paul Verhoeven mess Kyle MacLachlan would rather forget. "Double Team"--has Jean-Claude Van Damme ever been in anything good? "Theodore Rex", although it wasn't Whoopi's only disaster, it's probably her worst. "Weekend at Bernie's II" was worse than the first, obviously. "Young Guns" and "Young Guns II" needed to be shelved. The 1990 Michael Cimino reworking of "The Desperate Hours" is almost as bad as Cimino's 1980 bomb, "Heaven's Gate"--almost. "Leonard Part 6" was Bill Cosby's big dud--that and "Ghost Dad". "Rob Roy" was a laugh-riot, although it wasn't intended to be. "The Postman"--Costner...again... I'll finish with my wife's choice for the three worst films in her recent memory: "Practical Magic" (gag!), "Diabolique" (Sharon Stone looks great, but the rest...), and "Addicted to Love" (sucks!).

-- Electric Monk 003 (electricmonk003@yahoo.com), December 31, 2000.

This is for Michael Fitts - Eyes Wide Shut was 10 times as good as Star Wars EP1.

-- Frank J. Merritt (frankmerritt@hotmail.com), February 25, 2001.

One of the worst films I have ever watched has to be Dune(Just thought that I would stir the Toilet Bowl a little bit more!).

-- Frank J. Merritt (frankmerritt@hotmail.com), February 25, 2001.

Also for Michael Fitts, Apollo 13 was one of the best films that year.

-- Frank J. Merritt (frankmerritt@hotmail.com), February 25, 2001.

I believe I have seen the absolute worst movies ever made. One of them is called " The Barbarians" starring the Barbarian brothers.It is really bad. Then there is a film called "Jack Frost" and I am not talking about the one starring Michael Keaton. This one is about a killer snowman. It is so bad that you are almost compelled to continue watching it just to see if it could possibly get any worse. I don't know if it is by Troma films or not. It does have a sequel and it is painful to watch. I'm not sure if it gets worse than this. I recently rented "Supernova" . I didn't even finish it. It was that bad.

-- jennifer green (jenna99@texas.net), March 09, 2001.

You forgot the worst movie ever Contact(the one with Jodie Foster), and you also forgot the absolute worst movie of all-time Repo Man!!!

-- Sean Richardson (RATM217358@aol.com), October 14, 2001.

Michael, one question that you asked still is with me, - If Kubrick had not directed Eyes, would I still like it? The same question for Star Wars EP1. My answer is that you have a point on Star Wars EP1 - If George Lucas's name wasn't on it, and, obviously, did not have that huge build up from the original trilogy - which was great, nobody would give a shit about Star Wars EP1. As far as Eyes - its not perfect, but I got real kick out of it, and it is a good film, by Kubrick, and I would like it whether Kubrick had directed it or not.

-- Frank J. Merritt (frankmerritt@hotmail.com), October 21, 2001.

Well, I have some real bones to pick with it. And besides that I just didn't like it. But I applaud you for sticking by your guns. Hell, I love Hudson Hawk and Night of the Comet. I can't really throw stones.

-- Michael Fitts (michael@noextraday.com), October 26, 2001.

I'd really like to say Timecode was one of the worst movies ever made, since I couldn't even force myself to watch past the first 30 minutes. But maybe it got really good after that point, and I'm missing out because I didn't watch the entire thing... I'm so confused.

-- wendy (bobfengshui@home.com), October 27, 2001.

The worst film in the world has to be Spiceworld. If it wasn't inflincted upon you yanks count yourself lucky. It stank. Alos, anyone who dares put 007 anywher near these films is commiting treason punishable by eing hung drawn and quatered!

-- DanieL Miles (England) (flnadersNed@freeserve.co.uk), November 11, 2002.

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