Totally Rotten Musicals, Dude!by TsarStepan | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public
Which of these nightmarishly terrible musicals* brings you the most dread?
Let's commiserate in tone deaf terms how much these musicals make our collective ears bleed ... over here.
(*Musicals from 1970 to 1999 with IMDb average rating no higher than 5.9)
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1. The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies.
Votes: 7,099 | Gross: $1.58M
2. Sextette (1977)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
On the day of her wedding to her sixth husband, a glamorous silver screen sex symbol is asked to intervene in a political dispute between nations, which leads to chaos.
3. The Creature Wasn't Nice (1981)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Musical
When the spaceship Vertigo stops to explore a previously unknown planet, the crew finds an unrecognized dollop of protoplasm and takes it aboard ship to return it to earth for analysis. On ... See full summary »
4. Yes, Giorgio (1982)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Musical
A famous opera singer, Giorgio Fini, loses his voice during an American tour. He goes to a female throat specialist, Pamela Taylor, whom he falls in love with.
Votes: 602 | Gross: $2.28M
So? Pavoratti has two Razzie nominations from being in this film?
7. Grease 2 (1982)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
An English student at a 1960s American high school has to prove himself to the leader of a girls' gang whose members can only date greasers.
Votes: 30,781 | Gross: $15.17M
10. Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.
Votes: 3,387 | Gross: $15.10M
11. Fairy Tales (1978)
R | 76 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
On his twenty-first birthday, the Prince goes on a quest that takes him across the land searching for the one woman that gets him sexually excited, Princess Sleeping Beauty.
12. The Pirate Movie (1982)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Musical
The crew of a large ship sail the high seas encountering other pirates from other ships. The boy from the ship ends up having to save his girlfriend who is kidnapped by a bunch of other pirates.
15. Freddie as F.R.O.7. (1992)
PG | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The story about a man-sized frog named Prince Frederic who is turned into a frog by his wicked aunt Messina and hired by British Intelligence to solve the mysterious disappearances of some ... See full summary »
Votes: 621 | Gross: $1.12M
16. The First Nudie Musical (1976)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Musical
The son of famous studio owner is forced to make porno films to keep the bankrupt studio from being made into a shopping center. In an attempt to get back on the high ground he makes a ... See full summary »
18. A Little Night Music (1977)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Fredrik Egerman is very happy in his marriage to a seventeen-year-old virgin, Anne. Only she's been a virgin for the whole eleven months of the marriage, and being a bit restless, Fredrik ... See full summary »
19. Fast Forward (1985)
PG | 110 min | Drama, Musical
Eight young people from Ohio, who are dancers, come to New York City to compete in a major talent competition. But, when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before ... See full summary »
21. Shock Treatment (1981)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Musical
Janet and Brad become contestants on a game show... but wind up as captives instead.
The unwanted bastard child of The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)?
22. The Return of Captain Invincible (1983)
PG | 90 min | Musical, Fantasy, Comedy
In World War II, Captain Invincible used his superpowers against the Nazis, and he was a hero. But when they accused him of supporting the Communists, he retired to Australia. Now, after a ... See full summary »
23. Back to the Beach (1987)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Musical
Frankie and Annette, having grown up and put aside their beach-partying lifestyle, visit their daughter in Southern California and discover there's still some wild times left in them.
Votes: 2,564 | Gross: $13.11M
24. A Chorus of Disapproval (1989)
PG | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A man new to a smallish British town joins an amateur theatre company. Once there, he discovers that the drama on stage is quite often nothing compared to what's happening behind the scenes... See full summary »
Votes: 683 | Gross: $0.22M
25. The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
R | 114 min | Comedy, Musical
A town's Sheriff and regular patron of a historical whorehouse fights to keep it running when a television reporter targets it as the Devil's playhouse.
Votes: 9,216 | Gross: $69.70M
29. All of the Above (2014)
56 min | Comedy
Two friends decide to open a coffee shop.
ALL OF THE ABOVE! All of the above movies fill me with dread!
30. The Meaning of Life (1983)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Musical
The comedy team takes a look at life in all its stages in their own uniquely silly way.
Votes: 106,196 | Gross: $14.93M
To paraphrase two British philosophers: All musicals are sacred. None of these musicals are terrible. Each one is a wonderful work of lyrical art in its own fashion.