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Not so good movies

  1. Aug 1, 2005 #1

    JamesU

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    the good movies thread gave me some inspiration, and I want to know what awful, terrible movies people have seen (so I can watch them :biggrin: )
    I'll start:

    the grudge
    the ring
    sahara (it was okay )
    I already know about attack of the killer tomatoes.
     
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  3. Aug 1, 2005 #2

    quasar987

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    I liked 'The Ring'. A movie that is highly rated but that I absolutely abhored was Batoru rowaiaru (Battle Royale).. The Matrix Reloaded and Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith sucked donkey balls too.
     
  4. Aug 1, 2005 #3

    JamesU

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    the blair witch prokect I and II (i heard) were awful
     
  5. Aug 1, 2005 #4

    quasar987

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    I've seen neither
     
  6. Aug 1, 2005 #5
    all teen movies are terrible :D
     
  7. Aug 2, 2005 #6

    quasar987

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    Don'T say that, American Pie rocked! :cool:

    **SPOILER**: If you don'T laugh at when he's got the lube tupe glued to one hand and the porno tape to the other, you'Re not from earth. :rofl:
     
  8. Aug 2, 2005 #7
    basically any michael bay movie.
     
  9. Aug 2, 2005 #8

    JamesU

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    that was american pie 2 :wink:
     
  10. Aug 2, 2005 #9

    Galileo

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    War of the worlds. :yuck:

    Bah, I say!
     
  11. Aug 2, 2005 #10

    honestrosewater

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    I didn't' like War of the Worlds either, but I didn't think it was terrible.
    Movies I could barely sit through (People forced me to watch most of these):
    Fabulous Four
    Constantine
    Phantom of the Opera
    Final Cut
    Ladder 49
    I Heart Huckabees
    The Whole Ten Yards
    Movies I couldn't even sit through:
    Miss Congeniality 2
    Legally Blonde 2
    Merchant of Venice (Pacino)
    The Life and Death of Peter Sellers
    The Life Aquatic

    Hmm... quite a few sequels in the list. :surprised
     
  12. Aug 2, 2005 #11

    Pengwuino

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    What!?!??!

    The Rock?
    Bad Boys?
    Enemy of the state?

    I cant believe im hearing this! *faints*
     
  13. Aug 2, 2005 #12

    arildno

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    Brad Pitt's butt couldn't save Troy from being an awful movie.
    It was a nice butt, though.
     
  14. Aug 2, 2005 #13

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    I totally agree about his butt, of course, but I thought the fights were cool.

    Did anyone see Alexander? I'm thinking of renting it for the fights - are they good?
     
  15. Aug 2, 2005 #14

    arildno

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    Some were rather good, yes. However, not good enough to save the movie, IMO.
    W. Petersen had a great actor in Sean Bean (Ulysses), but for some unfathomable reason, he didn't understand that.
    Instead, he slavered over that doe-eyed pansy-elf who hasn't got an actor's fibre in his body (not to mention the horrid woman who played Helen).

    Hedlund as Patroclus was a disaster, not to mention the liberties W.P. made as regards the relationship between Achilles and Patroclus.

    The guy who played Agamemnon was good, and, of course Peter O'Toole.
    Still, the plot was muddled and the film was in general boring&bad.
     
  16. Aug 2, 2005 #15
    I remember somewhere around 6 years back maybe, maybe 7, I saw the movie baby geniuses.... It was the worst movie I believe was EVER made
     
  17. Aug 2, 2005 #16

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    Movies that I suppose were decent but are way overrated and I just don't understand the appeal:

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
    Moulin Rouge
    Mystic River

    Movies that seemed terrible at first but are watchable in retrospect:

    Sphere
    Chronicles of Riddick
    Labyrinth
    The Fifth Element (the camp value has really grown on me, even though it's still really stupid)
    Friday
    Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (Alan Rickman saves it)

    Movies that have stood the test of time and remain forever terrible:

    The Postman (this might seriously be the single worst movie ever made and is probably worth seeing for the sheer spectacle)
    House of 1000 Corpses
    Jurassic Park III
    Troy
    Armageddon
    Anaconda

    Movies other people hate but I love:

    Dumb and Dumberer ("A half-boy, half-horse; he's perfect!")
    The Matrix: Reloaded (Revolutions sucked, but I don't see the complaint here)
    Valley of the Dolls
    Underworld
     
  18. Aug 2, 2005 #17

    arildno

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    Yes, the fifth element is a delightfully campy film (it was a stroke of genius to let jean-paul gaultier in on the movie) that remains thoroughly idiotic.
     
  19. Aug 2, 2005 #18

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    I wanted to see more of Odysseus too. Maybe they're planning to make The Odyssey?
    Okay, I agree with all of that. I thought the guy playing Hector was pretty good too. But I wasn't expecting much in those areas; I just saw it for the action. :biggrin:

    Oh, yeah, another thing that bothered me - the 10-year war was reduced to about 10 days! :rolleyes:
     
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  20. Aug 2, 2005 #19

    arildno

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    I'm all for everything Greek, dear, including the spelling of names.
    However, I thought Ulysses was the usual way of spelling the name in English.
    Who should play Circe?
     
  21. Aug 2, 2005 #20

    loseyourname

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    Ulysses is the latin spelling. One thing I didn't understand in the movie was that they used the Greek names for all the characters, but then called Achilleus by his latin name, Achilles.
     
  22. Aug 2, 2005 #21

    Lisa!

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    What do you think og 'Gigli'? :yuck: :yuck:
     
  23. Aug 2, 2005 #22

    arildno

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    Ben Affleck is about as good an actor as Orlando Bloom; they ought to get together and make the type of movies where their sole assets as "actors" can be fully realized (and, throw in Keanu in that bunch as well).
     
  24. Aug 2, 2005 #23
    Easily one of the worst films I've seen in my life was this oriental/vampire mix that had the vampires jumping around everywhere (I can't remember them using their arms at all).

    My friend and I just sat there, gob-smacked, and watched the whole thing through trying, and failing, to get a grasp of the film and try to find one redeeming feature.

    I believe the film was called "The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires" but I'm not quite sure because I cannot remember Peter Cushing being in the film :( (Mind you, the film actually makes your mind become numb).
     
  25. Aug 2, 2005 #24

    Lisa!

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    Orlando Bloom is girlish somehow. I really hate his role in Troy.
    Perhaps Keanu isn't a good actor. I don't know why he usually seems to be surprised. But I can tolerate him anyway!
     
  26. Aug 2, 2005 #25

    arildno

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    When I think of it, it is O.B.'s abysmal performance in Troy that really makes the movie stink. Every scene with him is a complete disaster, and when that Kruger woman is thrown into the scene, the movie passes beyond the horrendous.. :yuck:


    Oh, I have no problems about tolerating Keanu's presence on the screen..
     
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