The Top 25 How Was This Film Ever Made List

You know you've all been there -- maybe you were coerced by a friend, a girlfriend, a boyfriend, a parent; maybe it was late and you were bored; maybe you thought you wanted a mindless movie to just make fun of and regretted ever picking it up off the shelves. This list is for all of you out there who thought after watching a movie, who the hell greenlit that piece of junk and how come I don't have his job?
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1.
Double Team (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Counter-terrorist Jack Quinn misses his target, Stavros, on the eve of his final mission. From there... (93 mins.)
Director: Hark Tsui
“ Van Damme had already lost popularity, and they decide, hey, buddy cop duo with Rodman? ” - mercurysnake77
 
2.
Tank Girl (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Based on the British cult comic-strip, our tank-riding anti-heroine fights a mega-corporation, which controls the world's water supply. (104 mins.)
Director: Rachel Talalay
“ While this is based on a comic with a cult following and a satire about an unlikely super hero could be funny, the second they cast Lori Petty, it goes on the list. For like a year I never let a friend of mine win a debate, because he went to see this in the theater. The conversation went like this:

"Oh yeah, I was dumb for doing this, well, you paid to see Tank Girl, so you can shut your mouth!" ” - mercurysnake77
 
3.
Meet the Feebles (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Multiple animals and insects experience the sleazier side of show business while working on a variety show. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ Did anyone ever say you know what's missing from those muppet movies? Illicit drug use and hardcore sex! Yes, we can all get on board with that. Maybe not. ” - mercurysnake77
 
4.
Swept Away (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
A snooty socialite is stranded on a Mediterranean island with a communist sailor. (89 mins.)
Director: Guy Ritchie
“ One has to imagine the thinking behind Guy Ritchie making this movie -- "I love my wife very much, what should I get her for her birthday?

"Oh, I know! An acting vehicle for her immense talent." ” - mercurysnake77
 
5.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
In the future, a man struggles to keep his lunar nightclub out of the hands of the mafia. (95 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
“ This movie kept getting shelved for production problems: solution, throw more money at it! ” - mercurysnake77
 
6.
Laser Mission (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Mercenary Gold is sent from the CIA to seize the laser expert Braun in Cuba, before the KGB catches him... (84 mins.)
Director: Beau Davis
“ For the name alone it deserves to be on this list. ” - mercurysnake77
 
7.
Town & Country (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps... (104 mins.)
Director: Peter Chelsom
“ The movie might have had potential, but when Warren Beatty asks for a $100 million check to make it, you should probably say no. ” - mercurysnake77
 
8.
Howard the Duck (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop an alien invader. (110 mins.)
Director: Willard Huyck
“ This movie almost didn't make the list, because it's just too easy -- but George Lucas? Really? You heard the words talking alien duck detective and thought to yourself, let's give this man a budget to work with! ” - mercurysnake77
 
9.
Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge. (89 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
“ After years of horrifying encounters with rogue sharks, the Brady family decides to move to the Caribbean. Somehow the original shark's offspring somehow gets their travel itinerary and decides to show up first -- to get revenge...yes, revenge. ” - mercurysnake77
 
10.
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career. (87 mins.)
“ Yes, we think that pairing up one of the baddest mofo action stars ever to grace the silver screen with the tiny woman from The Golden Girls is pure genius too. ” - mercurysnake77
 
11.
From Justin to Kelly (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  
A waitress from Texas and a college student from Pennsylvania meet during spring break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and come together through their shared love of singing. (81 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
“ I honestly don't think the producers of this film understood how terrible those old Frankie Avalon movies actually were. Maybe they do now. ” - mercurysnake77
 
12.
The Hottie & the Nottie (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  
A woman agrees to go on a date with a man only if he finds a suitor for her unattractive best friend. (91 mins.)
Director: Tom Putnam
“ Well, Paris Hilton is this..... don't need to hear any more, it's on the list. ” - mercurysnake77
 
13.
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  
The Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents. (81 mins.)
“ If it weren't for Mystery Science Theater 3000, I would have never found out Tim Burton and Henry Selick's inspiration for their haunting tale of Jack Skellington and his wish for bringing Christmas to the children -- no, I'm not being serious. ” - mercurysnake77
 
14.
Simon Sez (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  
Basketball superstar Dennis Rodman stars as a hip Interpol agent attempting to defeat the deadly plans of a crazed arms dealer. (85 mins.)
Director: Kevin Elders
“ Dennis Rodman's brilliant performance in Double Team earned him this masterful role -- OK, I can't keep a straight face Dennis Rodman plays a spy? Really? Also, Dane Cook is in it. I mean, come on. ” - mercurysnake77
 
15.
Scream 4 (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Ten years have passed, and Sidney Prescott, who has put herself back together thanks in part to her writing, is visited by the Ghostface Killer. (111 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ If 2 and 3 weren't bad enough, they decided to give Wes Craven one more crack at getting the sequel right. ” - mercurysnake77
 
16.
Cool as Ice (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
A rap-oriented remake of "The Wild One", with heavy emphasis on the fact that rap star Vanilla Ice has assumed the Marlon Brando role. (91 mins.)
Director: David Kellogg
“ Oh yes, that says Vanilla Ice in bold block letters at the top of that purple cover. ” - mercurysnake77
 
17.
Anus Magillicutty (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  
When Anus Magillicutty's woman stops a would-be assassin, Anus is forced to interrupt his life of guzzling beer and women to dispose of the corpse... (70 mins.)
Director: Morey Fineburgh
“ Who hears that title and wants them to continue the pitch? ” - mercurysnake77
 
18.
Son of the Mask (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  
Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be. (94 mins.)
“ Baby with superpowers who fights the Norse god Loki for control of the Mask -- sure, that sounds like a perfectly legitimate storyline for a sequel. ” - mercurysnake77
 
19.
Santa with Muscles (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
An evil millionaire believes he is Santa Claus after an accident renders him amnesiac. (97 mins.)
Director: John Murlowski
“ Hulk Hogan as an evil millionaire (OK, I can buy that, especially after the horrorshow that was Hogan Knows Best) who wakes up with amnesia and thinks he's Santa Claus -- nope, it's on the list. ” - mercurysnake77
 
20.
The Postman (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America. (177 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
“ Yes my friends, a no-name drifter who commits a felony by impersonating a federal postal worker brings civilization back from the brink of destruction in three short hours. ” - mercurysnake77
 
21.
Anne B. Real (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  
ANNE B. REAL is the coming of age story of a young female rapper, who finds her inspiration by reading the Diary of Anne Frank. (91 mins.)
Director: Lisa France
“ Yo check my flow -- The Diary of Anne Frank...the rap edition! ” - mercurysnake77
 
22.
Lawnmower Man 2: Beyond Cyberspace (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
Jobe is resuscitated by Jonathan Walker. He wants Jobe to create a special computer chip that would... (93 mins.)
Director: Farhad Mann
“ Because the first one was so brilliant, we just had to make a sequel! ” - mercurysnake77
 
23.
Leprechaun (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
An evil, sadistic Leprechaun goes on a killing rampage in search of his beloved pot of gold. (92 mins.)
Director: Mark Jones
“ Yes, my friends. I know it is a cult favorite, but seriously -- we have this evil leprechaun who comes to life when his gold gets stolen, who rides a tricycle at highway speeds and is slowed down only by his obsessive desire to shine shoes...it's on the list. ” - mercurysnake77
 
24.
Kazaam (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
Being a lone young boy in the 'hood" is dangerous and unpleasant. This is what Max experiences when... (93 mins.)
Director: Paul M. Glaser
“ Because shaquille o'neal as a genie...yeah ” - mercurysnake77
 
25.
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury. (82 mins.)
“ Two socially awkward mutes who bob their heads to one of the worst abominations of a song ever to come out of the dance craze of the 90's was annoying for 90 seconds, yet somehow someone thought it was a good idea to stretch it out for 90 MINUTES! ” - mercurysnake77