So strap in and prepare for an Adam Sandler, a Dennis Rodman, a handful of John Travoltas, and quite a few unnecessary sequels. These tasks have been panned exhausting and put away moist. And now they have a brand new member added to their clique.
Films with 0% on Rotten Tomatoes
Staying Alive (1983)
This forgettable follow-up to 1977’s Saturday Night time Fever, directed by Sylvester Stallone, noticed John Travolta return as dance-till-you-drop Tony Manero. Reviewers hailed it/nailed it as laughably cheesy and missing the realism of the primary movie.
With sufficient erotic content material to warrant an “X” ranking, Bo Derek’s terrible “Journey in Ecstasy,” Bolero, was ultimately launched with no ranking and strict tips to not admit anybody beneath 17. In hindsight, given the opinions, the studio ought to have expanded that restriction to incorporate anybody of any age.
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
The fourth Jaws film killed Roy Scheider’s police chief Martin Brody off-screen (coronary heart assault), leaving his widow, Lorraine Gary’s Ellen (plus an errant Michael Caine) to tangle with the ornery one-ton terror and all of the rotten and rushed particular results that got here with it.
Police Academy 4: Residents on Patrol (1987)
Apparently the Police Academy movies did not backside out, review-wise, till the fourth installment, which featured Steve Guttenberg in his ultimate look as Mahoney and David Spade in his first-ever movie function.
Mac and Me (1988)
Principally an enormous industrial for each McDonald’s and Coca-Cola, Mac (get it?) and Me was a dreary E.T. knockoff which is barely remembered right now due to a working bit the place Paul Rudd would present a clip for it, it doesn’t matter what movie he was plugging, at any time when he’d seem as a visitor on Conan O’Brien’s numerous late evening exhibits.
Drawback Youngster (1990)
Highlander 2: The Quickening (1991)
Return to the Blue Lagoon (1991)
This confounding field workplace bomb reboot-quel to 1980’s The Blue Lagoon, starring Milla Jovovich and Brian Krause, was a savagely boring coming-of-age story about two children rising up on a abandoned island and falling in love.
Of us! (1992)
A mustache-less Tom Selleck starred on this dismal flick (which tried to mine humor from dementia) a few man whose life will get turned the wrong way up when he is pressured to soak up his dad and mom.
Look Who’s Speaking Now! (1993)
The third and ultimate installment within the Look Who’s Speaking sequence managed to carry again each John Travolta and Kirstie Alley however not Bruce Willis, Roseanne Barr, or any of the opposite actors who voiced the infants within the earlier movies. As an alternative it targeted extra on the household’s new canines, voiced by Danny DeVito and Diane Keaton. An abysmal outing.
A Low Down Soiled Disgrace (1994)
Keenen Ivory Wayans wrote, directed, and starred on this action-comedy a few suave P.I. named Andre Disgrace going after a menacing drug lord he thought was killed years earlier. On the time, the movie was picked aside for being riddled with cliches and for Wayans not being plausible as an motion star.
Wagons East (1994)
Launched only a few months after John Sweet’s dying, Wagons East was a woefully witless Western send-up starring Richard Lewis as a hapless settler who could not hack it out on the frontier and Sweet because the information employed to take him again residence.
Shadow Conspiracy (1997)
Simon Sez (1999)
This slapdash mess of an motion car for “The Worm” Dennis Rodman featured the NBA star as an Interpol agent making an attempt to rescue a kidnapped lady with the assistance of some dancing “cyber monks.”
three Strikes (2000)
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
As the primary official direct-to-DVD movie on the checklist, Jean-Claude van Damme’s Derailed was a preposterous, cliche-filled actioner a few authorities agent assigned to guard a scientist from terrorists on a prepare.
Killing Me Softly (2002)
Merci Docteur Rey (2002)
The English-dubbed model of Roberto Benigni’s live-action Pinocchio — that includes the voices of Breckin Meyer, Glenn Shut, and Kevin James — obtained scathing opinions and was referred to as a “creepy vainness challenge.”
Nationwide Lampoon’s Gold Diggers (2003)
This clueless comedy, about two younger males (Will Friedle and Chris Owen) who marry aged ladies with a purpose to inherit their wealth, was buried beneath an avalanche of opinions calling it “low cost” and “mean-spirited.”
Superbabies: Child Geniuses 2 (2004)
The nightmarish Child Geniuses franchise (which narrowly escaped the Zero % Membership with its first movie by receiving a 2%) chugged together with a narrative concerning the child heroes thwarting the plans of a prison mastermind (the returning Jon Voight) to brainwash the world.
Referred to as an unfocused and schmaltzy Hallmark film by critics, Constellation starred Billy Dee Williams, Hill Harper, Zoe Saldana, and Gabrielle Union within the story of an estranged household pressured to confront its painful previous.
One Missed Name (2008)
The lamest J-horror adaptation ever was One Missed Name, starring Shannyn Sossamon and Edward Burns within the laughable story of a cell-phone name from the longer term that foreshadows one’s personal dying. (Learn IGN’s One Missed Name evaluation.(
That includes Jon Hamm, throughout his first years on Mad Males, this low-budget, leaden homicide thriller was described as a “tough slog.” Josh Lucas, James Van Der Beek, and Jessica Chastain additionally starred.
A sequel to Nationwide Lampoon’s Dorm Daze 2: School @ Sea (oh…kay?), Transylmania adopted a gaggle of school college students who embark on a wild and horny semester overseas in Transylvania. Naturally, it is 90 minutes of idiocy.
The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star (2011)
From Adam Sandler’s Pleased Madison Productions, Bucky Larson was meant to be the headlining comedy car for Nick Swardson. As an alternative it is thought-about to be one of many worst movies of all time.
Darkish Tide (2012)
A Thousand Phrases (2012)
The Ridiculous 6 (2015)
Adam Sandler’s first film, as a part of his landmark Netflix deal, was additionally his worst. The Ridiculous 6 is a lazily offensive and aggressively terrible try at a Western comedy. (Learn IGN’s The Ridiculous 6 evaluation.)
Cabin Fever (2016)
Soooo…there was a remake of Eli Roth’s Cabin Fever again in 2016? Okay. Nicely, apparently it was horrible. And starred Teen Wolf’s Gage Golightly, Shadowhunters’ Matthew Daddario, and Watchmen’s Agent Petey, Dustin Ingram.
Darkish Crimes (2016)
As one in every of Jim Carrey extra pointedly misguided forays into gritty drama, Darkish Crimes was a few detective investigating a homicide who comes to understand his case holds similarities to a broadcast thriller e book. It tried to repeat the ugly enchantment of True Detective however as an alternative was labeled as misogynistic and miserable. (Learn IGN’s Darkish Crimes evaluation.)
The Disappointments Room (2016)
The very succesful and normally enjoyable D. J. Caruso directed this stinker of a psychological horror movie starring Kate Beckinsale and Mel Raido as a pair whose home comprises a hidden room with a haunted previous.
Max Metal (2016)
The hit toy line Max Metal got here to life in a live-action journey that was the epitome of the worst cut-and-paste superhero dreck round. (Learn IGN’s Max Metal evaluation.)
Valuable Cargo (2016)
The straight-to-video Valuable Cargo, starring Bruce Willis and Mark-Paul Gosselaar, was mauled by critics. Those that noticed the hack thriller, a few crime boss searching for revenge on the thief who betrayed him, referred to as it “sloppily written” and “silly.”
This British shoot-em-up, directed by Con Air’s Simon West, starred Dominic Cooper and Tyler Hoechlin as troopers monitoring a terrorist cell. It was broadly panned as a predictable, rushed collage of cliches.
For some time, a decade in the past, Gotti had names like Pacino and Pesci hooked up to it. Now it is nothing greater than John Travolta’s Zero % Membership hat trick as he performed infamous New York Metropolis mobster John Gotti in a travesty of a film. Entourage’s Kevin Connolly directed.
London Fields (2018)
Based mostly on the darkly comedic and beloved British thriller novel, London Fields showcased a stellar forged (Billy Bob Thornton, Amber Heard, Jim Sturgess, and extra) however landed with a thud when critics referred to as it a boring and garish chore.
The Final Days of American Crime (2020)
Based mostly on a graphic novel, Netflix’s The Final Days of American Crime is an empty and boring heist film that takes place within the midst of a police state America that is about to unleash a sign on its captive residents that may rob them of their free will. (Learn IGN’s The Final Days of American Crime evaluation.)
Matt Fowler is a author for IGN and a member of the Tv Critics Affiliation. Observe him on Twitter at @TheMattFowler and Fb at Fb.com/MattBFowler.