70. RoboCop 3 (1993)
> Genre: Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
> Directed by: Fred Dekker
> Starring: Robert John Burke, Nancy Allen, Mario Machado
The original action flick “Robocop” (1987) received ratings of 90% from critics and 84% from audiences who reviewed it on Rotten Tomatoes. “Robocop 3” (1993) — in which the mechanical humanoid fights against his now-corrupted creators bent on seizing Detroit real estate and expelling its poor residents — found favor with just 6% of critics and 15% audience reviewing it. Critics Consensus called the sequel “asinine” and “should be placed under arrest.”
69. Barb Wire (1996)
> Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
> Directed by: David Hogan
> Starring: Pamela Anderson, Amir AboulEla, Adriana Alexander
Based on a comic book, “Barb Wire” stars Pamela Anderson as a bounty hunter in civil war-torn America in 2017. The film is actually thought higher of by critics than audiences, with 28% of the former liking it versus 14% of the latter. It has a 3.3 rating out of 10 among IMDb users. Derek Adams of Time Out said the movie is “haphazardly edited, lacks narrative clout, and rambles on to a ludicrously extended conclusion.” The movie was nominated for six Razzie Awards, and star Pamela Anderson “won” one for Worst New Star.
68. The Legend of Hercules (2014)
> Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
> Directed by: Renny Harlin
> Starring: Kellan Lutz, Gaia Weiss, Scott Adkins
There are gods and gladiators aplenty in this movie billed as an “epic origin story,” but it’s still “cheap-looking, poorly acted, and dull,” and works as neither drama or action movie, according to critics on Rotten Tomatoes — which accorded it a 4% Freshness score. The movie bombed financially as well, grossing less than $19 million at the domestic box office against a $70 million budget.
67. Vice (2015)
> Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
> Directed by: Brian A. Miller
> Starring: Thomas Jane, Bruce Willis, Ambyr Childers
Golden Globe-winner Bruce Willis (Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, “Moonlighting”) and three-time Golden Globe-nominee Thomas Jane star in this sci-fi dud about a futuristic resort where customers can live out their fantasies with humanlike artificial beings. A mere 4% of critics and 15% of audiences liked it on Rotten Tomatoes, with the Critics Consensus stating “that star power in service of a lousy script is no virtue.”
66. One Missed Call (2008)
> Genre: Horror, Mystery
> Directed by: Eric Valette
> Starring: Edward Burns, Shannyn Sossamon, Ana Claudia Talancón
French director Eric Valette remade the popular Japanese movie about people who receive phone calls from the future in which they hear themselves murdered. There wasn’t a single positive review from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, and critics on the site agreed the movie was uninspired and lacked terror. Twenty-nine percent of audiences liked the movie.
65. A Sound of Thunder (2005)
> Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror
> Directed by: Peter Hyams
> Starring: Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, Catherine McCormack
“A Sound of Thunder” is a time travel movie about hunters who are whisked back to prehistoric times to prey on dinosaurs, with catastrophic results. Critics questioned the logic of the film and gave it a 6% Freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes, while just 18% of audiences liked it, despite a cast that includes Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, David Oyelowo, and Catherine McCormack.
64. Holmes & Watson (2018)
> Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery
> Directed by: Etan Cohen
> Starring: Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly, Ralph Fiennes
“Holmes & Watson” was a comedy take on the beloved British sleuths created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who might have recoiled in horror over the treatment of his characters by Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. David Fear of Rolling Stone said the movie was “so painfully unfunny we’re not sure it can legally be called a comedy.” Only 10% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie a Freshness score. The film received four Razzie Awards, including Worst Picture.
63. The Devil Inside (2012)
> Genre: Horror
> Directed by: William Brent Bell
> Starring: Fernanda Andrade, Simon Quarterman, Evan Helmuth
“The Devil Inside” combines two of the horror genre’s most popular trends at the time of its release — found footage and a plot involving an exorcism. The results disappointed critics, however, who found it “a cheap, choppy, unscary mess” with “one of the worst endings in recent memory,” according to Critics Consensus on Rotten Tomatoes. Only 6% of critics delivered positive reviews on the site, and 22% of audiences liked it.
62. Mac and Me (1988)
> Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
> Directed by: Stewart Raffill
> Starring: Christine Ebersole, Jonathan Ward, Tina Caspary
“E.T.” imitator “Mac And Me” tells the story of a handicapped boy who aids an alien on the run from NASA agents. The movie has been criticized for many of its aspects, including its heavy-handed product placement. It has a 0% approval rating from critics on Rotten Tomatoes, and IMDb users gave it a rating of 3.4 out of 10.
61. Movie 43 (2013)
> Genre: Comedy
> Directed by: Various
> Starring: Emma Stone, Stephen Merchant, Richard Gere
Critics Consensus on Rotten Tomatoes called this one a “star-studded turkey,” the stars including Josh Duhamel, Kristen Bell, Emma Stone, Richard Gere, Kate Winslet, Terrence Howard, Liev Schreiber, and Halle Berry, among many others, and only 4% of critics delivered positive reviews. This raunchy comedy “is utterly disgusting throughout,” according to Entertainment Weekly. Elizabeth Weitzman of the New York Daily News described it as probably the worst movie she’d seen in 15 years.
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