popular films i don't like

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1.
The Godfather (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
The aging patriarch of an organized crime dynasty transfers control of his clandestine empire to his reluctant son. (175 mins.)
“ watching this is like being in a doctors waiting room reading all the posters. i have watched it four times over the years thinking as i got older, i would start to appreciate it. i still don't. ” - rayraysworld
 
2.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle-station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the evil Darth Vader. (121 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ should have watched it when i was a kid. i may have appreciated it then. really don't like it. i do believe that if i had seen it back in the day, i would have more affection for it. ” - rayraysworld
 
3.
Saving Private Ryan (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action. (169 mins.)
“ yawn............yes, you can stick your '1st 15 minutes' talk. i was even bored watching that. not a fan of war films at the best of times so its not my genre. however, i do like others such as Platoon and possibly another one and i do appreciate good film making. i wasn't that interested in any of it. Of course, not being into the genre didn't help from the start. ” - rayraysworld
 
4.
The French Connection (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A pair of NYC cops in the Narcotics Bureau stumble onto a drug smuggling job with a French connection. (104 mins.)
“ dated drivel

more action, less talkin n walkin please. some call this a classic. i call it one to avoid. I could put it down to the fact that a slower pace was a reflection of the 70s but then i adore films that are way older, so i'm not going to excuse it for that. ” - rayraysworld
 
5.
The Matrix (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers. (136 mins.)
“ could not wait for it to end. drove me mad

I feel this one may deserve a re-watch. ” - rayraysworld
 
6.
It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
“ supposed to make you feel good. i felt nothing at all. ” - rayraysworld
 
7.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A criminal pleads insanity after getting into trouble again and once in the mental institution rebels against the oppressive nurse and rallies up the scared patients. (133 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
“ not for me. pretty dull. it has a memorable scene or two. ” - rayraysworld
 
8.
The Dark Knight (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
When the menace known as the Joker wreaks havoc and chaos on the people of Gotham, the caped crusader must come to terms with one of the greatest psychological tests of his ability to fight injustice. (152 mins.)
“ how over rated and over hyped can a movie be? overlong and over hyped. the convicts on the boat was pure filler. no need for it.

it took an actor to die for a superhero film to finally be taken seriously. if that hadn't happened, this would have settled at a nice 6 or 7 out of 10.
People believe the hype....they really do.....and others follow. ” - rayraysworld
 
9.
Rear Window (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. (112 mins.)
“ tried many times to apprecate this but......its rubbish.
i felt like i was watching a cheap theatre show with a cheap stage set. ” - rayraysworld
 
10.
The Deer Hunter (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
An in-depth examination of the ways in which the U.S. Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of people in a small industrial town in Pennsylvania. (183 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

seriously.............are u guys just being pretentious? ” - rayraysworld
 
11.
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
A meek Hobbit and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the One Ring and the Dark Lord Sauron. (178 mins.)
Director: Peter Jackson
“ watched all three. they are all crap
how much travelling can they do? Jeez!
Huge books to adapt from, but it still felt overlong ” - rayraysworld
 
12.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. (152 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ fell asleep at the cinema
never heard a title character referred to as many times as in the potter films. lol ” - rayraysworld
 
13.
Crimson Tide (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
On a US nuclear missile sub, a young first officer stages a mutiny to prevent his trigger happy captain from launching his missiles before confirming his orders to do so. (116 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ the only time i have ever walked out of a cinema without finishing a movie
and i resisted walking out for at least half an hour. i would never want to leave a cinema but i couldn't hack it. my friends stayed and watched it. to me, it was like a punishment. i'd rather do a day in prison than watch this again ” - rayraysworld
 
14.
The Usual Suspects (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A sole survivor tells of the twisty events leading up to a horrific gun battle on a boat, which begin when five criminals meet at a seemingly random police lineup. (106 mins.)
Director: Bryan Singer
“ great ending,crap film

yes yes the ending is iconic and it really is a great ending. but what precedes it is a bit of a shambles ” - rayraysworld
 
15.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home. (103 mins.)
Director: Lee Unkrich
“ loved the first two but this was bob

really loved the first two. this one kept making me drift off somewhere else and it lacked the charm of the others. one too many ” - rayraysworld
 
16.
North by Northwest (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A hapless New York advertising executive is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies, and is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. (136 mins.)
“ garbage

look....take out the famous aeroplane scene and this is not worth watching. and even the plane scene doesn't work that well ” - rayraysworld
 
17.
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a war room full of politicians and generals frantically try to stop. (95 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
“ waste of time really looked forward to this. love Sellers and it looked quotable and watch worthy. hmmmmm.....was i disappointed?


(yes) ” - rayraysworld
 
18.
Blazing Saddles (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary. (93 mins.)
Director: Mel Brooks
“ not funny or interesting

yeah, but they fart! It's funny! Er....no....it's not! ” - rayraysworld
 
19.
Westworld (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park. (88 mins.)
“ we havent got any money to spend on effects so just pretend to be robots. complete twaddle ” - rayraysworld
 
20.
Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and lead the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks. (216 mins.)
Director: David Lean
“ cant get to sleep? watch this ” - rayraysworld
 
21.
Klute (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A small-town detective searching for a missing man has only one lead: a connection with a New York prostitute. (114 mins.)
Director: Alan J. Pakula
“ the reviews were good. the film was not ” - rayraysworld
 
22.
Requiem for a Dream (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
The drug-induced utopias of four Coney Island people are shattered when their addictions run deep. (102 mins.)
“ boring s***e ” - rayraysworld
 
23.
L.A. Confidential (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
As corruption grows in 1950s LA, three policemen - one strait-laced, one brutal, and one sleazy - investigate a series of murders with their own brand of justice. (138 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
“ glossy over acted tripe ” - rayraysworld
 
24.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
“ do people just pretend to like this? ” - rayraysworld
 
25.
Blade Runner (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A blade runner must pursue and try to terminate four replicants who stole a ship in space and have returned to Earth to find their creator. (117 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
“ forgettable. whenever this gets a repeat showing on tv, i watch it. i have watched it 5 or 6 times since i first saw it a s a teenager. I still don't remember anything about it. some films stick in my head after one viewing. ” - rayraysworld
 
26.
No Country for Old Men (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande. (122 mins.)
“ some good scenes, but they are not enough to save it. ” - rayraysworld
 
27.
Cool Hand Luke (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A man refuses to conform to life in a rural prison. (126 mins.)
“ looked forward to this..........its pants ” - rayraysworld
 
28.
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A police sergeant and an unlikely band of criminals defend a closing LA precinct office on New Years Eve against an army of gang members. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
“ plop ” - rayraysworld
 
29.
Into the Wild (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life. (148 mins.)
Director: Sean Penn
“ could have done this in half an hour not two and a half ” - rayraysworld
 
30.
Stand by Me (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
“ go on....jump on the bandwagon and say you like it. I didn't like the book much to be fair. this wasn't for me ” - rayraysworld
 
31.
The Night of the Hunter (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery. (92 mins.)
“ oooooh.....mitchum is terrifying
No....he is not at all ” - rayraysworld
 
32.
The Blues Brothers (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised. (133 mins.)
Director: John Landis
“ just dont like it. is it a comedy? if so...it's not funny. ” - rayraysworld
 
33.
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young couple move into an apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins to control her life. (136 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ you wait and you wait and it all builds up and you get.........nothing ” - rayraysworld
 
34.
Wait Until Dark (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A recently blinded woman is terrorized by a trio of thugs while they search for a heroin-stuffed doll they believe is in her apartment. (108 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
“ i detest this movie. pointless. extreme boredom. the type of person who finds this suspenseful should probably never go out of their house.
tame ” - rayraysworld
 
35.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The Bride continues her quest of vengeance against her former boss and lover Bill, the reclusive bouncer Budd and the treacherous, one-eyed Elle. (137 mins.)
“ liked the first one. but not this un. the pace and freshness all shifted. ” - rayraysworld
 
36.
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Blacksmith Will Turner teams up with eccentric pirate "Captain" Jack Sparrow to save his love, the governor's daughter, from Jack's former pirate allies, who are now undead. (143 mins.)
Director: Gore Verbinski
“ stop making this rubbish. glossy Hollywood pap for me. ” - rayraysworld
 
37.
3 Men and a Baby (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Three bachelors find themselves forced to take care of a baby left by one of the guys' girlfriends. (102 mins.)
Director: Leonard Nimoy
“ jog on. oh my gawd......this is a comedy! really......it's like a fly on the wall documentary. one good gag and nothing else. ” - rayraysworld
 
38.
Free Willy (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When a boy learns that a beloved killer whale is to be killed by the aquarium owners, the boy risks everything to free the whale. (112 mins.)
Director: Simon Wincer
“ the worst film ever? a contender. I seriously watched this in 4 stages as i couldn't handle how bad it was. ” - rayraysworld
 
39.
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife. (125 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
“ moronic waste of film. he looks nothing like a woman. its not funny, its not original, its not entertaining. its bad. ” - rayraysworld