40. Bad Company (2002)
> IMDb rating: 5.6
> Rotten tomatoes audience score: 35
> Worldwide ticket sales, adjusted for inflation: $109.2 million
> Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Peter Stormare, Gabriel Macht
Featuring big-name talent both in front of the camera and behind the scenes, this action comedy nevertheless fails to rise above its many contrivances. Chris Rock plays small-time hustler Jake Hayes, who assumes the identity of his dead twin brother for a deadly CIA mission.
39. Baby: Secret of the Lost Legend (1985)
> IMDb rating: 5.1
> Rotten tomatoes audience score: 38
> Worldwide ticket sales, adjusted for inflation: $36.8 million
> Starring: William Katt, Sean Young, Patrick McGoohan, Julian Fellowes
In this dark adventure fantasy, a married couple must protect a baby brontosaurus from deadly hunters. Creatives brought the dinosaur to life using a combination of animatronics and puppetry. “No plot, no heart, no soul,” wrote critic Marie Mahoney for the Austin Chronicle.
38. Breakfast of Champions (1999)
> IMDb rating: 4.6
> Rotten tomatoes audience score: 32
> Worldwide ticket sales, adjusted for inflation: $0.3 million
> Starring: Bruce Willis, Nick Nolte, Albert Finney, Barbara Hershey
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s iconic novel laid the groundwork for this messy adaptation, which quickly loses the plot. An erratic portrait of small-town American life, the movie depicts quirky characters in various states of mental disarray.
37. Another Stakeout (1993)
> IMDb rating: 5.6
> Rotten tomatoes audience score: 28
> Worldwide ticket sales, adjusted for inflation: $44.5 million
> Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Emilio Estevez, Rosie O’Donnell, Dennis Farina
Despite the return of all the major players — including director John Badham — this shoddy sequel suffers from a case of cash-grab-itis. Rosie O’Donnell brings her unique energy to the fold as an assistant district attorney, who joins Detectives Leece (Richard Dreyfuss) and Reimers (Emilio Estevez) on their latest stakeout.
36. Man of the House (1995)
> IMDb rating: 5.3
> Rotten tomatoes audience score: 33
> Worldwide ticket sales, adjusted for inflation: $84.3 million
> Starring: Chevy Chase, Farrah Fawcett, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, George Wendt
A lawyer (Chevy Chase) is up against two foes in this campy comedy. One of them is his girlfriend’s son (Jonathan Taylor Thomas), and the other is a deadly criminal on the path for revenge. Were this movie released a full decade earlier, Chase might have been able to make it slightly less terrible.