30 Movies That Aren’t As Bad As You Remember

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    • Bandit1

      Mar 26th 2013, 7:14

      ....you lost me at #30. But after a few minutes recovery I made it through the list. Well, I always loved "Hudson Hawk". And I thought "Mystery Men" has quite a good reputation. I also enjoyed "Miami Vice", "Hook" and "Last Action Hero" (which was completely misunderstood at the time). From my side absolutely no love for "Twilight", "John Carter" and "Spiderman 3". And the only decent thing about "Lady in the Water" was P. Giamatti.

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    • elispaul

      Mar 26th 2013, 7:15

      Love this list. I think there are so many movies, especially highly anticipated movies, that are remembered as wretched when they were merely mildly disappointing. Although, I have to be honest, I'd add "Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" to this list before "Twilight".

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    • johndevoy

      Mar 26th 2013, 8:57

      meh...I have see so many on this list that I can safely say that yes they are mostly bad. Really bloody terrible. Life's to short to watch most of the c**p on here...again.

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    • LukeSween

      Mar 26th 2013, 9:22

      I personally enjoy Last Action Hero. Just watching it as Arnie taking the p**s out of himself it is impossible not to like

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    • rarizaldi

      Mar 26th 2013, 9:37

      How about ghost rider 2, i think it doesn't deserve the bashing comment

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    • Toursiveu

      Mar 26th 2013, 9:42

      Brandon Routh was EXCELLENT as Superman! I didn't care much for the film (Kevin Spacey was particularly irritating!) but Routh was almost perfect! That had to be said.

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    • Omerta

      Mar 26th 2013, 9:45

      This list is terrible, the majority of these were awesome the first time round.

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    • MikeyRix

      Mar 26th 2013, 11:04

      "Cars" is alright and "John Carter" wasn't bad at all. It was highly forgettable, which IS bad when it costs $200m. "Cowboys & Aliens" is STILL terrible, however, even with a second viewing. "Superman Returns" and "Tron: Legacy" suffered from being boring and/ or overlong. And "Alien 3" not bad? Really?!

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    • Hadouken76

      Mar 26th 2013, 11:15

      I think a lot of these were hyped to the nuts and the pay off was disappointment. Maybe one day Prometheus will be in the list. Okay fair enough, everyone was fooled into thinking it would be a prequel to Alien, there weren't enough scares, the characters were non-existent.. nothing made sense because Damon Lindeof is a lazy writer who can't be arsd to explain anything, just wants to look mysterious and hope no-one finds out he is a fraud, and the big squid thing at the end was awful, followed by an even more awful xenomorph. The whole movie looks like something shatt out of P WS Anderson, no-one can believe the great Ridley Scott is actually directing. NO. FORGET IT. JUST LET IT DIE!! Phew..

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    • CaptainCrazy

      Mar 26th 2013, 12:09

      There should be a disclaimer on this article: The views of the author are not necessarily those of TF editorial staff. TF gave some of these films horrible reviews so it’s not really a case of “30 Movies That Aren’t As Bad As You Remember" now, is it?

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    • 2Dglasses

      Mar 26th 2013, 12:24

      Probably go with all except Cowboys and Aliens and Terminator salvation. Are some of these really thought of as bad or was it just at the time? Alien3 is pretty known to be a marmite film, with some very decent elements but other parts were baffling (the start) and disappointing (the alien CGI? Puppet?)

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    • DanRose

      Mar 26th 2013, 12:32

      Plus it boasts one of the greatest assemblies of comedy actors we’ve ever seen, - How dare you. That single line in regards to 'Grown-Ups' makes me what to find you Josh Winning and hurt you. That sir, is a disgrace.

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    • TheDigitalZombi

      Mar 26th 2013, 12:32

      I'd add Batman Forever to the list. People bash it now, but it's really not as bad as everyone seems to remember and had the right balance between light and dark. It wasn't until Batman and Robin came along that everybody started dumping all over it. That being said Twilight and The Phantom Menace, are and always will be terrible. I'd love to see a list of films that aren't as good as people remember.

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    • joshwinning

      Mar 26th 2013, 12:35

      @DanRose - Hehe. Is there any salt lying around there? I need a pinch of it.

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    • DanRose

      Mar 26th 2013, 12:35

      Sorry to be pedantic but 'kind of scenery you really want to get your teeth around.'... You're getting your idioms all wrong there.

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    • Jareth64

      Mar 26th 2013, 12:49

      Some of these are okay, but Star Wars is just s**t. It's got nothing to do with it being from the Star Wars franchise, it's just a very bad film. The same goes for Alien 3. I'd add in 1999's hugely underrated Ravenous to this list. Frankly it should be at No. 1. The second half plunges badly, but the first hour is amazing stuff.

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    • TheShamrock

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:03

      Waterworld is quality! I enjoyed it the first time round and I still enjoy it now. Dennis Hopper is class! Last Action Hero is great, when you are old enough to get that its pure Arnie satire. I thought Spawn was great when i was younger but when I watched it recently, it isnt as cool as I remember - it should be rebooted. Shoot me down if you like but I didnt mind John Carter, its only downfall was it was there was too much going on for its own good. Superman Returns & Miami Vice should not be in the list as they are and always will be crapola.

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    • kardom10

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:04

      Trying to think which films you mean that are worse than Hook from Spielberg since Hook. The Jurassic Park films (ok 2nd one not great), Schindlers List, Munich, Minority Report, War Horse, AI, Catch Me if You Can, TinTin, Lincoln, Saving Private Ryan, Amistad all better than Hook. I suppose there's Indy 4 but that's clearly a George Lucas film.

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    • badblokebob

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:13

      Considering barely any Skyfall review could go past without slagging it off, it's clear that the actually-quite-good Quantum of Solace needs to be on this list. And Cutthroat Island doesn't. I loved it as a kid in the cinema, but watching it again a couple of years ago realised it's godawful. Lots of other good choices on here though (Mystery Men, Speed Racer, Miami Vice, Terminator Salvation...), so I shan't grumble too much

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    • DrSax

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:15

      Miami Vice is a great film. I loved it first, second, third, fourth (etc.) time around.

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    • RaveyDaveyGravy

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:15

      Exorcist III is a classic and has THE BEST jump scene ever. Great list! Dont agree with everything, Halloween 2007 and speed racer really are shyte.

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    • vidoardes

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:22

      @DrSax I loved Miami Vice too, so what if it had only it's name in common with the TV series, that's a good thing! Much more grown up version of "Bad Boys" . @badblokebob Sorry Quantum of Solace was a meandering pile of tripe. Never really went anywhere, had very little plot, and most of all, just plain boring. I thought Brandon Routh made a good superman, but that doesn't mean the film was good. It was c**p, As was the Phantom Menace, one good fight scene does not a good film make!

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    • craigmustdie

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:23

      I can get behind a bunch of these, Hulk, Terminator: Salvation, definitely Last Action Hero, but a big, big no to Zombie's Halloween, it's absolute garbage. Zombie spends the first half draining the story of all of its inherent mystery by turning the Explainatron 5000 up to 11 and giving us a backstory no one wanted and that anyone with even a distance learning course in psychology could pick apart with ease. Then he tries cramming the entirety of Carpenter's beautifully paced movie into 45 minutes and fluffs it totally, offering a grand total of no scares and zero suspense. Add in his irritating need to fill every movie with charmless, potty mouthed redneck stereotypes and you have a real dog's dinner.

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    • DrSax

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:23

      How did I know Hulk would be on here too? Hulk was awesome. It had it's flaws, sure. But it was sooooo much better than Norton's green floater and deserves much more recognition as one of the good superhero movies. It was like a Greek tragedy but with less mother-loving and more smashing up sh!t. The depth of the characterisation and 'beast within' motif was excellent.

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    • craigmustdie

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:26

      Oh, and the Grown Ups cast is a great line up? Dear god! Anchorman has a great line up, Airplane, Tropic Thunder, Grown Ups is the Adam Sandler leg-up program for unloved sitcoms actors (and Chris Rock, poor, poor Chris Rock).

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    • ericwillard

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:26

      Spawn. John Leguizamo nailed the clown. Hudson Hawk was always great (Tub-O) Mystery Men bad? What's my super power? Here, pull my finger. I'm hit! Weapons check!

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    • gemmamcculloch

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:27

      Sorry, but I won't be giving John Carter another chance. It was super long, super complicated, and I don't think Taylor Kitsch is a leading man at all. Saying that, I remember LOVING Spider-Man 3 at the cinema, then I came home, had a think about it and realized it was terrible. So, my opinion is probably not that reliable.

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    • DrSax

      Mar 26th 2013, 13:29

      Yes vidoardes! That's EXACTLY what Vice is - a Bad Boys for grown-ups. I loved the whispering leads (they're undercover partners, of course they dont need to shout and explain themselves to each other). Miami Vice was like a modern reworking of the TV series - similar to what Casino Royale did for the Bond franchise.

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    • SiMan

      Mar 26th 2013, 14:11

      Almost half of these films are ones that i've watched on more than one occassion (love Last Action Hero and whenvever i watch the Alien boxset i enjoy watching 3 - 4, not so much though). As someone else has said above, it'd be interesting to see a list of films that were initially thought of as great, but in retrospect aren't (if prometheus doesn't make that list i'm giving up on humanity!)

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    • IrishBlue2005

      Mar 26th 2013, 14:15

      HULK is a classic. The way Ang Lee brought it together was excellent, it was about a man with anger issues related to his upbringing. I would have continued with Bana for the second movie. The comic panelling etc was excellent. Love it. Also loved Miami Vice, John Carter, Terminator:Salvation and Last Action Hero too. Superman was also top notch, but they needed a better bad guy or maybe to make Lex Luthor less cartoonish.

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    • DrSax

      Mar 26th 2013, 14:23

      IrishBlue2005 I think I love you. Preach it sister!

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    • DrSax

      Mar 26th 2013, 14:23

      Or brother.

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    • DrSax

      Mar 26th 2013, 14:24

      "Where's the fetus gonna gestate? You gonna keep it in a box?" etc. etc.

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    • LSJShez

      Mar 26th 2013, 14:59

      I never had a problem with Ang Lee's Hulk. In fact when he changed, it had some of the best action in that year. Miami Vice was pure sh*te; same goes for Spawn, which was one of the biggest wasted opportunities ever.

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    • richutting

      Mar 26th 2013, 15:04

      No Ghostbusters 2? Everyone i know slams that film until i point out that their favorite part of Ghostbusters is actually from the sequel. Slimy bathtub Scary painting anybody?

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    • TheseFourWords

      Mar 26th 2013, 15:06

      I honestly thought Tron: Legacy was amazing the first time I watched it.

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    • ansariizaz

      Mar 26th 2013, 15:13

      John Carter wasn't that bad to be listed as #26. It was good, but yes the later half was a bit as usual known script. The vfx part clubbed with the story was good. Though it didn't do well as the novel read. :)

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    • danarlington

      Mar 26th 2013, 15:28

      Superman Returns? Ae you kidding me? That will never be good any time around. What an absolute turkey!

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    • ggoblin31

      Mar 26th 2013, 15:37

      Routh is and always will be the George Lazenby of the Superman films. Thought OHMSS is MILES better than Superman Returns.

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    • ggoblin31

      Mar 26th 2013, 16:03

      @TheDigitalZombi -- Batman Forever gets worse as the years go by. When I first saw it I was blinded/taken with the shift in tone and scale, but today it's more clear than ever that it's a terrible, terrible movie.

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    • justincurtis

      Mar 26th 2013, 16:33

      Cutthroat Island is, how do you say, total rubbish. the film that robbed us of a blood-soaked Schwarzenegger-Verhoeven Crusade epic is rightfully loathed.

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    • Ali1748

      Mar 26th 2013, 17:28

      John Carter was better than just ok and it's a real shame we won't be seeing any sequels made.

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    • Ali1748

      Mar 26th 2013, 17:29

      Tron Legacy is ok but I only really enjoyed it because it brought out the true potential of my blu ray player.

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    • Hadouken76

      Mar 26th 2013, 18:40

      Return of the Jedi gets a bad rep because of the Ewoks. But there are some stunning set-pieces, the Falcon chase through the death star. The Speedbike chase. Honestly, the opening rescue featuring leia in a metal bikini instantly redeems anything that comes after it.

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    • roddersj04

      Mar 26th 2013, 19:47

      Really? Grown Ups? "one of the greatest assemblies of comedy actors we’ve ever seen". Rob Schneider, Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade. Far from a great assembly, and VERY far from comedic, let alone humorous.

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    • srstephen234

      Mar 26th 2013, 21:40

      Nope, Twilight is utter s**te no matter how many times you watch it. In fact it actually gets worse the more times you watch it. I think they used this movie as torture at Guantanamo Bay, much more effective than water boarding.

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    • DravenCage

      Mar 26th 2013, 21:49

      I think Spawn is a great movie and I'd love to see the character get another go round.

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    • MoodyMonkey

      Mar 26th 2013, 23:53

      The Cat People remake... If only for Bowie's theme - 'Putting out fire...WITH GASOLINE!!!'

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    • FBLHealy85

      Mar 27th 2013, 0:42

      LOVED Superman Returns and Alien 3... Actually, I love a lot of these movies!

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    • akgirl78

      Mar 27th 2013, 1:18

      Twilight sucks. It just plain sucks. The first movie sucked because of the director, I'm sorry but have you seen Red Riding Hood? The rest of the movies sucked because of Kristen Stewart.

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    • ethanrodgers

      Mar 27th 2013, 2:06

      Fire Walk with Me was never bad. You just need to watch it a couple times. It might be an ineffective film on first viewing, but for me (a couple minor retcons aside) it really adds to the series, especially once you've read up a bit on some of the different interpretations.

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    • lennychuck

      Mar 27th 2013, 3:57

      "(Burroughs was a real person who really met John Carter!)" Hurm..... :-/ Edgar Rice Burroughs really did exi... oh never mind.

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    • terrybernard

      Mar 27th 2013, 12:25

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    • dex2010

      Mar 27th 2013, 14:27

      Liked and Loved a lot of those movies- Last Action Hero, Lady In The Water, Mystery Men,Superman Returns ,All really enjoyable movies

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    • Ichi1

      Mar 27th 2013, 15:17

      Exorcist 3 is on this list....you just lost any cred as a horror movie fan. Exorcist 3 has always been fantastic. Plus it has the greatest jump scare ever...and it ain't a cheap one either.

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    • NickyC

      Mar 27th 2013, 16:56

      Just remembering some of the movies on this list has got me riled. Nice one TF, I get to rant on a Friday afternoon, as is my wont. Cowboys and Aliens had rubbish aliens that made the cowboys rubbish by proxy. Terminator Salvation wasn't about John Connor so who gives a s**t? Should have stuck with the Connors, McG ... THEY'RE the franchise, not the robots ... just as Alien is about Ripley and not the xenomorph. Tron: Legacy is the most beautiful piece of c**p I've ever seen because Clu is a paint-by-numbers bad guy and the plot thinks that trying to be unnecessarily epic will raise the stakes. It doesn't (and it didn't work in Dark Knight Rises either, but people refuse to learn). Personally, I'm a big Michael Mann fan and I think Miami Vice got a lot of stick it didn't deserve. Ang Lee's Hulk is also underrated. Lee wasn't afraid to really explore Banner's psyche, it's the audience who didn't rise to the bar that Lee set. They wanted Hulk Smash, but Lee doesn't do that sort of garbage. Superman Returns was s**t, though. c**p script, about 45 minutes too long, bad casting (Routh and Spacey are gold, Langella was underused but still brilliant, but Marsden should have been Jimmy and Bosworth is not an actor and only got the job because she was bopping Orlando Bloom. There is roadkill on the M25 that would have been better for the role ... Terri Hatcher would have been better for f**k's sake). Grrrrrrr.

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    • DrSax

      Mar 27th 2013, 17:08

      I like the cut of your gib, NickyC.

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    • waynelawton

      Mar 27th 2013, 20:34

      The one on there which I think is a travesty of a movie is Alien 3. What a load of f****g s**t!!!! I can NEVER forgive the producers for killing off Hicks and Newt and even the 'alternate' cut is s**t. All that heroism by Ripley at the end of Aliens where she saves Newt not ONCE but TWICE and for what????????? If you ask me I think Sigourney Weaver was worried that the franchise would go to another cast (Michael Biehn's Hicks taking over the franchise would have been awesome) as she obviosuly realised that both Hicks and Newt were VERY popular characters. Ones I really dont mind on the list though are Superman III, Waterworld, TRON: Legacy (underrated). Those of you who like Superman Returns, well, just remember what Patrick Stewart said about it at the end of TED: "Talk about getting our hopes up and taking a giant s**t on us!!!!" Lol!!!

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    • Ali1748

      Mar 27th 2013, 21:27

      Alien Resurrection > Alien 3

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    • MoodyMonkey

      Mar 28th 2013, 15:54

      Aliens is an awesome action movie, one of the very best, but is nowhere near as thoughtful, provocative, or just plain disturbing as Alien 3.

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    • tomevans

      Mar 29th 2013, 11:29

      Right ill take issue with this article, as a large majority of movies on here were utter rubbish and continue to be so. Twilight is woeful at best, Spawn was major tacky, John Carter was probably the most over hyped piece of c**p ever, spiderman 3 ruined what could have been a decent trilogy ( the bit where he swings past the USA flag at the end was particularly cringe worthy), terminator salivation is dam near unwatchable, pointless, phoned in, cash in sequel. I mean come on, they`re all terrible have you even sat through any of these film??. You can’t seriously be putting this on a site for movie buffs, when you are clearly not one yourself.

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    • tomevans

      Mar 29th 2013, 11:31

      Last action hero was ok though, but still the author of this article is a knob.

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    • tomevans

      Mar 29th 2013, 11:35

      Rather than having an article about c**p movies which are still c**p but some t*t thinks they might not be as bad as people thought, maybe you could do an article on movies which were good (and actually pick some good ones) that didn't do as well at the box office as they should have. Ill write it for you if you want seeing most of your staff appear to have caught down syndrome.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 12:33

      This movie was liked by many teenagers I know so its horses for courses with movies of this genre. I remember this movie as quite entertaining, lucid plot, with a nice looking couple easy on the eye.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 12:37

      I do agree that this falls between two stalls, comic books and videogames. As a bit of escapism its quite entertaining and unusual , worth a watch.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 12:45

      I really liked this movie for the visual effects, its a bit of pleasant escapism and Bryce Dallas Howard was extremely good as the sea nymph. Paul Giamatti is a good actor, its an unusual and distracting plot and both actors worked wel to make this an enjoyable hour or so of good storytelling.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:16

      My previous comments above are comments on films numbered from 30 to 28, Cuthroat Island No 27 I like my weeklly morning at the film club to be a stress free escape from my disabiility, so Cuthroat Island fits the bill. Lots of action bit of a pantomime, but enjoyable bit of pirate swash and buckle, very amusing, with a lot of cute right hooks I didn't see coming. Great fun. .

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:19

      John Carter No 26 Too complicated to fathom but I enjoyed the battles in space.

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    • FBDBullock

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:23

      Why is Hook in here?! That's legendary. I also enjoyed both Miami Vice & Tron: Legacy, both had their positives despite the weird CGI Jeff Bridges in the latter. However, really didn't enjoy Ang Lee's Hulk & often think Norton's is underrated instead!

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:24

      Hudson Hawk No 25 I love slapstick, the cruder the better, this movie was a laugh and a raspberry in parts. I like.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:28

      Spider Man 3 No 24 I love the Spider Man Comics, this movie has one too many layers, but I will watch it again.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:36

      Miami Vice No 23 If you ever get past Colin Farrells Hair, totally bizarre, this is a not too bad crime flick. Very few remakes from TV series are as good as the original. But I would give it another viewing.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:38

      Cowboys and Aliens No 23 Watchable for the acting talent and the other sort, otherwise its not very good. I wouldn't want to see it again.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:41

      Hook No 21 Very enjoyable panto with Dustin Hoffman utterly brilliant as Hook, Robin Williams is as usual great and I loved this film. ,

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:45

      The Razors Edge No 20 Bill Murray at his unmissable best as the WW1 survivor looking for the meaning of life. If he didn't find it, I did. I don't know why I like this actor but he is mesmerising in this film. A very good film.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:48

      Termination Salvation No 19 Good action themes but otherwise not on my list of films I want to see again. No doubt somebody out there loves this film.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:51

      Cars No 18 I didn't think I would like this movie but I did, it had funny moments and great animation. Will watch again.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:54

      Ishtar No 17 Watchable for Wrren Beatty and Duston Hoffmam, Paul Williams is a great singer so that makes the movie good if unusual comedy.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:56

      Tron Legacy No 16 Not as good as the original Tron but an interesting experience and I willl see it again sometime

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 15:58

      Halloween No 15 Miss it if you can , it is as bad as you remember. Too weird .

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:03

      The Matrix Reloaded No 14 Watched The Matrix on holiday in Killarney and thought it was brilliant so the sequel Matrix Reloaded isn't nearly as good but its still an interesting and in parts buzzing spectacle.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:06

      Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (1999) No 13 Hugely entertaining, great action, brilliant actors. I didn't compare it to the original Star Wars but if I had I would still thinks this is a good movie.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:10

      Waterworld No 12 I don't like this post apocalyptic genre (perhaps I fear it may somehow become real) and I didn't like this film which is not to say that Kevin Costner didn't try to make it entertaining.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:11

      Mystery Men No 11 Watchable and funny .

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:16

      Superman 111 No 10 This is a funny Superman movie but very enjoyable. I am not morbid by nature but often think of Christopher Reeve and how we are all mere mortals.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:19

      Grown Ups No 9 What a great collection of comedic masters and this is a movie to relax with. I will watch this movie again sometime. Good fun.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:22

      Hulk No 8 Just a fantastic comic book movie with great acting. I'd like to have a go at being The Hulk .

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:25

      Speed Racer No 7 Some heart stopping moments in this boy racer comic book movie. It's entertaining and visually very interesting.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:31

      Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992) No 6 I'm not a Twin Peaks afficiando so I watched this without any preconceptions. It's kinda weird but in a good way, quite watchable if you just take it for what it is a bit of fantasy.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:34

      The Exorcist III (1990) No 5 I really dislike these movies because they really scare me but I watched this one for the lead actor . George C Scott is good in this as he was in everything I think. Watch this and be afraid.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:39

      Last Action Hero (1993) No 4 I agree with "what's not to love" , its entertaining just to see what Arnie does next. Definately on the right track this action movie but occassionaly loses the plot ,whatever it was. Worth watching .

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:42

      Alien 3 (1992) No 3 Scary, improbable things happening, it's frightening entertainment . Not my cup of tea but I will always watch Sigourney Weaver whatever she is in she's really a great actor.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:45

      Plan 9 From Outer Space (1959) No 2 Not far from the worst film I've ever seen, there are a lot of stinkers and this is one without many redeeming features. Somebody out there loves this film, hope I don't know them. Bin it.

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    • jimmyorourke

      Mar 29th 2013, 16:48

      Superman Returns (2006) No 1 I would like to watch this movie again because the flying sequences were good, like the famed Curate's Egg, its good in parts .

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    • dojj singh

      Mar 29th 2013, 20:20

      Why is cars on that list? I've watched that film maybe 500 times with my kids (once 4 times in a row) and it's an absolutely fantastic film, perfect in almost every way, from the rendering to the soundtrack to the ending. Twilight however, I've seen the first one, i will never regain that wasted time again.

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    • pacadie

      Apr 1st 2013, 0:19

      Cirque du Soleil is not French. It is Canadian, French Canadian in fact.

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    • sineadshahrzad

      Apr 4th 2013, 11:53

      Great article! I especially agree with Twilight, Terminator Salvation and Alien 3!

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    • portland6

      Apr 4th 2013, 22:17

      God, I'm sick of reading reviews that criticise the Edgar Rice Burroughs bit in John Carter. Am I the only person who has read the book? It's totally in there! Oh, and Hulk is an abomination, ironically!

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    • FBPBoland

      Apr 5th 2013, 18:26

      I'm sorry but no Lady in the Water was just a big pile of self indulgent s**t.

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    • FBPBoland

      Apr 5th 2013, 18:44

      I enjoyed Waterworld and Mystery Men is excellent! But no, no, no, no, no! Phantom Menace is just wrong on every level. If Crystal Skull appeared on this list I would have find whoever compiled this list and remove their hands so they can never type again.

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    • YTWhitemanson

      Apr 7th 2013, 14:55

      list makes no sense. some of these movies are not bad at all and no one important ever called them bad. you re just making these nonsense lists cause you got nothin smarter to do

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    • nualasutton

      Apr 7th 2013, 21:30

      Why would people remember Last Action Hero as bad? It's a great film!

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    • barcodetheworld

      Apr 9th 2013, 15:29

      @Nicky C agree with your whole rant!! I think HULK was just too above the plebs and you actually had to use your brain which i don't think alot of people liked. It wasn't a perfect movie, but it was darn good with some great characters and fantastic set pieces. Alien 3 for me was the best of the lot...the simple premise of being stuck in a prison full of murders and rapists with no weapons to defend yourself against this killing machine was bloody scary, Its actually immensely visceral and claustrophobic which i felt added to the suspense and fear factor. Tron Legacy was just the original tron with spruced up effects with the same set pieces, but it was bloody beautiful if not that engaging on an emotional level the TV series is much better.

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    • TinEar85

      Apr 12th 2013, 22:32

      Decent list. Alien III and Waterworld aren't bad at all. But Ishtar is pretty freakin' bad, 'cept for that one scene with Isabelle Adjani.

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