The worst movies I ever saw in a movie theaterby think_bip | created - 18 Oct 2013 | updated - 26 Dec 2013 | Public
I actually paid money to see this crap! Granted - some of these I walked out of during the screening. I should have walked out of ALL OF THEM.
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1. Toys (1992)
PG-13 | 118 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
When a military general inherits a toy making company and begins making war toys, his employees band together to stop him before he ruins the name of Zevo Toys forever.
Votes: 29,434 | Gross: $21.45M
This film is an exercise of what happens when every decision you choose to make a movie is 100% wrong. Please explain to me how garbage like this gets made. DO NOT WATCH THIS MOVE! It totally stinks.
2. Prometheus (I) (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Following clues to the origin of mankind, a team finds a structure on a distant moon, but they soon realize they are not alone.
Votes: 544,967 | Gross: $126.48M
I walked out of this movie 45 minutes in, because I just didn't care anymore. I would say that this is the worst movie that I ever saw, but I have yet to watch the entire movie.
3. Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)
R | 100 min | Action, Thriller
Casey Ryback hops on a Colorado to LA train to start a vacation with his niece. Early into the trip, terrorists board the train and use it as a mobile HQ to hijack a top secret destructive US satellite.
Votes: 41,638 | Gross: $50.02M
This movie is so horribly bad, it could almost be a comedy. Laugh out loud stupidity.
4. Girl 6 (1996)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
An aspiring actress disappointed by her treatment in the movie industry turns to phone sex to make a living.
Votes: 5,583 | Gross: $4.90M
Actually, not the worst Spike Lee movie.
5. Howard the Duck (1986)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop a hellish alien invasion with the help of a nerdy scientist and a cute struggling female rock singer who fancies him.
Votes: 40,459 | Gross: $16.30M
Possibly the worst movie I have ever seen.
6. Starship Invasions (1977)
PG | 89 min | Sci-Fi
An advance team from a dying, far-off civilization seeks a new world to conquer and inhabit -- Earth.
This movie flat out stinks.
7. Disorderlies (1987)
PG | 86 min | Comedy
Three bumbling orderlies are hired to take care of an old rich man. Humorous mayhem follows.
Votes: 1,894 | Gross: $10.35M
The Fat Boys attempted to reinvent The Three Stooges.
8. Color of Night (1994)
R | 121 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A color-blind psychiatrist Bill Capa is stalked by an unknown killer after taking over his murdered friend's therapy group, all of whom have a connection to a mysterious young woman that Capa begins having intense sexual encounters with.
Votes: 21,639 | Gross: $19.72M
Walked out of this mess of a movie. The trailer is fantastic!
9. Jaws 3-D (1983)
PG | 99 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
The sons of police chief Brody must protect customers at a SeaWorld theme park after a thirty-five-foot shark becomes trapped in the park with them.
Votes: 36,610 | Gross: $45.52M
Laugh out loud bad.
10. The Art of War (2000)
R | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
UN's secretary general uses covert operations to help diplomacy along. Shaw's called back 6 months after one such operation. He witnesses the murder of Chinese UN ambassador at UN, NYC, chases the assassin and ends up a suspect.
Votes: 27,665 | Gross: $30.21M
I actually went to go and see this movie for some laughs. I was not disappointed. Here is a tip: Do not use the title of the movie in the dialog of the movie.
11. The Thin Red Line (1998)
R | 170 min | Drama, War
Adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.
Votes: 162,627 | Gross: $36.40M
Fantastic cast, visually stunning, 100% crap. The performances by Nick Nolte, and John Travolta may be the worst I have ever seen by them. I actually would like my money back for this one. What a waste of time.
12. Hollow Man (2000)
R | 112 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
When the leader of a team of scientists volunteers to be the test subject for their experiment in human invisibility, he slowly unravels and turns against them, with horrific consequences.
Votes: 116,385 | Gross: $73.21M
Entertaining for about 5 minutes. Apparently, becoming invisible turns you into a homicidal rapist.
13. 1941 (1979)
PG | 118 min | Action, Comedy, War
Hysterical Californians prepare for a Japanese invasion in the days after Pearl Harbor.
Votes: 29,641 | Gross: $31.76M
I actually used to really like this movie. What was I thinking?
14. Superman III (1983)
PG | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Synthetic kryptonite laced with tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel.
Votes: 60,713 | Gross: $59.95M
A complete mess.
15. Dragnet (1987)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Crime
The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery.
Votes: 29,894 | Gross: $57.39M
I did not laugh at all.
16. Vegas Vacation (1997)
PG | 93 min | Comedy
In the fourth outing for the vacation franchise, the Griswolds have to survive Vegas fever when they go to Las Vegas for a fun family vacation.
Votes: 41,106 | Gross: $36.43M
PLEASE stop making these movies.
17. Demolition Man (1993)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society.
Votes: 148,037 | Gross: $58.06M
The best thing about this movie is the EP by Sting.
18. Under the Cherry Moon (1986)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Two cousins from Miami are in the Mediterranean, enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50,000,000 from her father. At ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,888 | Gross: $10.09M
Garbage - in black & white.
19. Graffiti Bridge (1990)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Music
The unofficial sequel to 'Purple Rain' (1984). The Kid is now club owner and rival to Morris (Morris Day) who get into a fight for the Glam Slam Nightclub.
Votes: 1,659 | Gross: $4.56M
Save time, and just watch the music videos.
20. Commando (1985)
R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
A retired Special Forces colonel tries to save his daughter, who was abducted by his former subordinate.
Votes: 136,476 | Gross: $35.10M
21. Predators (2010)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A group of elite warriors parachute into an unfamiliar jungle and are hunted by members of a merciless alien race.
Votes: 202,557 | Gross: $52.00M
Great promise - horrible execution.
22. Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome (1985)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
After being exiled from the most advanced town in post apocalyptic Australia, a drifter travels with a group of abandoned children to rebel against the town's queen.
Votes: 119,818 | Gross: $36.20M
23. Batman & Robin (1997)
PG-13 | 125 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together even as they must stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.
Votes: 221,858 | Gross: $107.33M
I actually fell asleep in this movie.
24. Cast Away (2000)
PG-13 | 143 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A FedEx executive undergoes a physical and emotional transformation after crash landing on a deserted island.
Votes: 481,966 | Gross: $233.63M
25. A Good Day to Die Hard (2013)
R | 98 min | Action, Thriller
John McClane travels to Russia to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working undercover, causing the father and son to team up against underworld forces.
Votes: 190,607 | Gross: $67.35M
Too stupid to be silly. Watching this movie is literally torture.
26. The Jackal (1997)
R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An imprisoned I.R.A. fighter is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.
Votes: 100,852 | Gross: $54.93M
This story makes no sense at all. 100% comical performances!
27. The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After his mistress runs over a young teen, a Wall Street hotshot sees his life unravel in the spotlight and attracting the interest of a down and out reporter.
Votes: 20,474 | Gross: $15.69M
Fantastic book - great cast - horrible movie. Please read The Devil's Candy: The Anatomy Of A Hollywood Fiasco by Julie Salamon.
28. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Votes: 147,136 | Gross: $56.36M
I'm still not sure what this movie was about. Possibly the worst sequel, ever.
29. Mulholland Falls (1996)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In 1950's Los Angeles, a special crime squad of the LAPD investigates the murder of a young woman.
Votes: 14,964 | Gross: $11.50M
Really, really bad.
30. Popeye (1980)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
The adventures of the famous sailor man and his friends in the seaside town of Sweethaven.
Votes: 27,420 | Gross: $49.82M
Not entertaining at all.
31. Mission to Mars (2000)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting an unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.
Votes: 67,683 | Gross: $60.88M
32. Beverly Hills Cop III (1994)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Axel Foley, while investigating a car theft ring, comes across something much bigger than that: the same men who killed his boss are running a counterfeit money ring out of a theme park in Los Angeles.
Votes: 71,773 | Gross: $42.61M
33. Alien Resurrection (1997)
R | 109 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
200 years after her death, Ellen Ripley is revived as a powerful human/alien hybrid clone. Along with a crew of space pirates, she must again battle the deadly aliens and stop them from reaching Earth.
Votes: 214,840 | Gross: $47.75M
Stop the madness.
34. Tarzan the Ape Man (1981)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Drama
While on an African expedition with her father, Jane Parker meets Tarzan, and the two become fascinated by each other.
Votes: 4,906 | Gross: $36.57M
35. Ghostbusters II (1989)
PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
The discovery of a massive river of ectoplasm and a resurgence of spectral activity allows the staff of Ghostbusters to revive the business.
Votes: 170,771 | Gross: $112.49M
Just watch Ghostbusters, and forget this was ever made.
36. Legal Eagles (1986)
PG | 116 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A New York district attorney works and flirts with his adversary and her kooky artist client, who is on trial for a murder she didn't commit.
Votes: 9,270 | Gross: $49.85M
Stupid, stupid, stupid.
37. The Squeeze (1987)
PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A mysterious black box spells danger to a con man and female detective.
Votes: 942 | Gross: $2.23M
Stupid story and plot. No likable characters. Crummy dialog.
38. Starship Troopers (1997)
R | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Humans in a fascist, militaristic future wage war with giant alien bugs.
Votes: 254,076 | Gross: $54.81M
39. The Black Hole (1979)
PG | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A research vessel finds a missing ship, commanded by a mysterious scientist, on the edge of a black hole.
40. Se7en (1995)
R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.
Votes: 1,320,072 | Gross: $100.13M
A film completely absent of light bulbs rated more than 100 watts. A movie that probably looked really good on paper. Nothing enjoyable at all.
41. ¡Three Amigos! (1986)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Western
Three actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to perform their onscreen bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Votes: 63,860 | Gross: $39.25M