The Best and Worst Brendan Fraser Movies

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26. Journey to the End of the Night (2006)
> IMDb user rating: 5.7/10 (2,625 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 43% (2,495 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 0% (1 review)
> Directed by: Eric Eason

Living on the fringes of Brazilian society, a brothel owner (Scott Glenn) and his son (Fraser) come upon a suitcase full of drugs in this lurid thriller. Their subsequent scheme quickly unravels due to unforeseen obstacles and bad choices. According to legend, director Darren Aronofsky cast Fraser in “The Whale” after seeing a trailer for this film.

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25. The Nut Job (2014)
> IMDb user rating: 5.7/10 (28,999 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 43% (38,882 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 12% (97 reviews)
> Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis

This computer-animated comedy rolled out to largely negative reviews but nevertheless made enough profit to warrant a sequel. It tells the story of a devious squirrel (voiced by Will Arnett) and his team of misfits, who plan to rob a local nut shop. Fraser provides the voice of a rival squirrel named Grayson.

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24. Encino Man (1992)
> IMDb user rating: 5.8/10 (41,706 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 56% (124,843 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 17% (35 reviews)
> Directed by: Les Mayfield

This sophomoric comedy helped launch the respective movie careers of both Fraser and co-star Pauly Shore. Two stoners (Shore and Sean Astin) unthaw a caveman (Fraser) and bring him to high school under the guise of a foreign exchange student. It made just over $40 million at the worldwide box office against a reported budget of $7 million.

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23. The Last Time (2006)
> IMDb user rating: 6.0/10 (3,879 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 39% (4,693 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 35% (17 reviews)
> Directed by: Michael Caleo

This dark indie dramedy tells the story of New York businessman Ted Ryker (Michael Keaton), who’s tasked with mentoring new hire Jamie Bashant (Fraser). Things dial up a notch when Ryker starts sleeping with Bashant’s wife (Amber Valletta). Is it unbridled lust or is there more to this affair than first meets the eye?

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22. Airheads (1994)
> IMDb user rating: 6.1/10 (52,785 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 50% (126,210 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 23% (35 reviews)
> Directed by: Michael Lehmann

While not a theatrical box office success, this satirical comedy has earned a loyal cult following over time. Fraser and co-stars Adam Sandler and Steve Buscemi play the members of a struggling rock band, who hijack a Los Angeles radio station in vying for airplay.

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