The Best and Worst Brendan Fraser Movies

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31. Stand Off (2011)
> IMDb user rating: 5.5/10 (2,308 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 34% (50 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: N/A
> Directed by: Terry George

Alternately known as “Whole Lotta Sole,” this Irish crime comedy kicks off with the botched robbery of a Belfast fish market. Fraser stars as an American shopkeeper who gets mixed up in the chaos that ensues.

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30. Monkeybone (2001)
> IMDb user rating: 4.8/10 (18,326 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 27% (47,283 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 19% (114 reviews)
> Directed by: Henry Selick

This fantasy comedy, culled from the graphic novel “Dark Town” mixes live-action and stop-motion animation. Upon falling into a coma, a cartoonist (Fraser) finds himself trapped in a world of his own creation. Shot on a reported budget of $75 million, it made only $7.6 million at the worldwide box office.

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29. The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (2008)
> IMDb user rating: 5.2/10 (163,055 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 30% (340,665 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 12% (177 reviews)
> Directed by: Rob Cohen

The final installment of “The Mummy” film series was also the original trilogy’s biggest disappointment. Brought out of retirement, adventurer Rick O’Connell (Fraser) and his family must send a resurrected Chinese emperor (Jet Li) back to the grave.

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28. The Scout (1994)
> IMDb user rating: 5.4/10 (6,616 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 22% (7,510 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 22% (23 reviews)
> Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Fraser was making a name for himself in Hollywood even as he appeared in a string of box office failures, including this 1994 sports dramedy. It follows a struggling baseball scout (Albert Brooks) down to Mexico, where he discovers a talented but psychologically troubled pitcher (Fraser).

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27. Hair Brained (2013)
> IMDb user rating: 5.3/10 (2,234 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 25% (100 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 22% (100 reviews)
> Directed by: Billy Kent

This poorly reviewed fantasy dramedy premiered at the Brooklyn International Film Festival and then presumably went straight onto the home rental market. Fraser plays middle-aged gambling addict Leo Searly, who enrolls in college and forges an unlikely friendship with a 14-year-old Harvard reject (Alex Wolff).

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