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1.
Wired (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
The ghost of John Belushi looks back on his troubled life and career, while journalist Bob Woodward researches Belushi's life as he prepares to write a book about the late comic actor. (112 mins.)
Director: Larry Peerce
“ One of the sloppiest "bio-pics" of all time. It spits in the face of John Belushi's legacy. ” - JupinWHM
 
2.
Number One with a Bullet (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A pair of detectives is assigned to investigate a murder, and discover a trail of corruption and criminal activity that leads right back to their own police department. (103 mins.)
Director: Jack Smight
“ A film that follows the Lethal Weapon formula... before Lethal Weapon did it. Plus it has Billy Dee Williams! ” - JupinWHM
 
3.
The Pack (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The residents of vacation spot Seal Island find themselves terrorized by a pack of dogs -- the remnants of discarded pets by visiting vacationers. (95 mins.)
Director: Robert Clouse
“ Joe Don Baker fights a wild pack of dogs with his bare fists. ” - JupinWHM
 
4.
Congo (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
When an expedition to the African Congo ends in disaster, a new team is assembled to find out what went wrong. (109 mins.)
Director: Frank Marshall
“ Trying to bank off of the success of 'Jurassic Park', this crazed-ape fiasco is just the worst. Also, Joe Don Baker as a villain. ” - JupinWHM
 
5.
The Death Wheelers (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A gang of young people call themselves the Living Dead. They terrorize the population from their small town... (85 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
“ Also known as 'Psychomania,' this film features the dandiest biker gang ever captured on film. ” - JupinWHM
 
6.
The Hand (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident... (104 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ Michael Caine stars in this early Oliver Stone film. Caine's severed hand ruins his professional life and destroys his family. ” - JupinWHM
 
7.
K-9 (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
To stop an elusive criminal, a maverick detective enlists the aid of a police dog who's an unusually intelligent smart alec. (101 mins.)
Director: Rod Daniel
“ James Belushi wrassles a dog in his underwear. The dog is also his police partner. ” - JupinWHM
 
8.
The Wrong Guys (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Five former cub scouts have a reunion and go camping on the mountain they never conquered. High jinks... (86 mins.)
Director: Danny Bilson
“ Louie Anderson and his gang of 1980s comedians star in this 'adventure' where grown men act like cub scouts. ” - JupinWHM
 
9.
Dead Heat (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two cops are brought back to life to chase down supernatural criminals. (86 mins.)
Director: Mark Goldblatt
“ Joe Piscopo has a starring role. Enough said. ” - JupinWHM
 
10.
Evilspeak (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
An outcast military cadet taps into a way to summon demons and cast spells on his tormentors through his computer. (97 mins.)
Director: Eric Weston
“ Clint Howard contacts a demon via his 1980s computer. Yup. ” - JupinWHM
 
11.
Gone Fishin' (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip. (94 mins.)
“ Joe Pesci and Danny Glover act like man-children for 90 minutes. ” - JupinWHM
 
12.
The Net (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A computer programmer stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger. (114 mins.)
Director: Irwin Winkler
“ Sandra Bullock plays a computer geek who gets involved in a sordid criminal affair. She also orders a pizza over the internet. ” - JupinWHM
 
13.
Superman III (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Synthetic kryptonite laced with tobacco tar splits Superman in two: good Clark Kent and bad Man of Steel. (125 mins.)
Director: Richard Lester
“ Superman gets drunk and attends his high school reunion. ” - JupinWHM
 
14.
Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
The Man of Steel crusades for nuclear disarmament and meets Lex Luthor's latest creation, Nuclear Man. (90 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
“ Superman decides to abolish all nuclear technology on earth. Gene Hackman returns to the franchise for some reason. ” - JupinWHM
 
15.
Boys and Girls (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A friendship is put to the ultimate test when two best friends wind up in bed together. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
“ Freddie Prinze Jr. something, something... ” - JupinWHM
 
16.
Fuzz (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Police in Boston search for a mad bomber trying to extort money from the city. (92 mins.)
“ Burt Reynolds dresses up like a nun and sexually harasses Raquel Welch. ” - JupinWHM
 
17.
Deep Impact (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive? (120 mins.)
Director: Mimi Leder
“ This is worse than 'Armageddon.' ” - JupinWHM
 
18.
Captain America (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
Frozen in the ice for decades, Captain America is freed to battle against arch-criminal, The Red Skull. (97 mins.)
Director: Albert Pyun
“ J.D. Salinger's son plays our hero in an adaptation that makes Red Skull Italian for some reason. ” - JupinWHM
 
19.
Thor (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The powerful but arrogant god Thor is cast out of Asgard to live amongst humans in Midgard (Earth), where he soon becomes one of their finest defenders. (115 mins.)
Director: Kenneth Branagh
“ One of WHM's 'Worst of Summer 2011' ” - JupinWHM
 
20.
Zookeeper (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A group of zoo animals decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zoo keeper find love -- without opting to leave his current job for something more illustrious. (102 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
“ One of WHM's 'Worst of Summer 2011' ” - JupinWHM
 
21.
Larry Crowne (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After losing his job, a middle-aged man reinvents himself by going back to college. (98 mins.)
Director: Tom Hanks
“ One of WHM's 'Worst of Summer 2011' ” - JupinWHM
 
22.
Green Lantern (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ One of WHM's 'Worst of Summer 2011' ” - JupinWHM
 
23.
Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
The life of a businessman begins to change after he inherits six penguins, and as he transforms his apartment into a winter wonderland, his professional side starts to unravel. (94 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
“ One of WHM's 'Worst of Summer 2011' ” - JupinWHM
 
24.
Wedlock (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A male prison escapee heads for his hidden loot electronically attached to a female prisoner. (101 mins.)
Director: Lewis Teague
“ Also known as 'Deadlock,' Rutger Hauer goes to a future-jail run by the great Stephen Tobolowsky. ” - JupinWHM
 
25.
The Principal (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A teacher is assigned to be the principal of a violent and crime ridden high school. (109 mins.)
“ Jim Belushi takes over a crime-ridden high school and defeats the world's oldest "Super Senior." ” - JupinWHM
 
26.
18 Again! (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
By means of an accident the soul of David and his swinging grandfather get swapped. While the grandfather's body is still in coma... (93 mins.)
Director: Paul Flaherty
“ George Burns uses his grandson's body for sexual gain after a tragic, body-swapping accident. ” - JupinWHM
 
27.
A Shock to the System (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
When you think you're at the top of the corporate ladder and then discover they have managed to pull that ladder away... (88 mins.)
Director: Jan Egleson
“ Michael Caine climbs the corporate ladder by killing off the competition... with magic? ” - JupinWHM
 
28.
The Ewok Adventure (1984 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Wicket the Ewok and his friends agree to help two shipwrecked human children on a quest to find their parents. (96 mins.)
Director: John Korty
“ A family crash-lands on Endor and the kids make nice with the Ewoks... even though the Ewoks probably hate their stinking guts. ” - JupinWHM
 
29.
I Come in Peace (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Jack Caine (Dolph Lundgren) is a Houston vice cop who's forgotten the rule book. His self-appointed... (91 mins.)
Director: Craig R. Baxley
“ Also known as 'I Come in Peace,' this movie features Dolph Lundgren facing off against alien drug dealers who are just out to make a buck. ” - JupinWHM
 
30.
Visiting Hours (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A deranged, misogynistic killer attacks a journalist. When he discovers that she survived the attack, he follows her to the hospital to finish her off. (105 mins.)
“ Michael Ironside terrorizes patients and personnel in a hospital. William Shatner is also around somewhere. ” - JupinWHM
 
31.
Wolf (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Publisher Will Randall becomes a werewolf and has to fight to keep his job. (125 mins.)
Director: Mike Nichols
“ Jack Nicholson and James Spader turn into werewolves and fight for the heart (literally) of Michelle Pfeiffer. ” - JupinWHM
 
32.
976-EVIL (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. (92 mins.)
Director: Robert Englund
“ A cheesy horror movie that may have been responsible for driving one of the leads into hardcore, gay pornography. Directed by Robert 'Freddy Kruger' Englund. ” - JupinWHM
 
33.
The Haunting (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
When Eleanor, Theo, and Luke decide to take part in a sleep study at a huge mansion they get more than they bargained for when Dr. Marrow tells them of the house's ghostly past. (113 mins.)
Director: Jan de Bont
“ A big budget doesn't translate into big scares with this horrific failure of a film. Plus, Baby Ghosts. ” - JupinWHM
 
34.
Babycakes (1989 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Grace, an overweight girl, spends her Christmas trying to start up a romance with a guy who controls the subway she boards for work each day. (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Schneider
“ A 100% anti-overweight-people film, this is about Ricki Lake creepily stalking a man who is engaged to be married. Yikes. ” - JupinWHM
 
35.
Judge Dredd (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
In a dystopian future, Joseph Dredd, the most famous Judge (a police officer with instant field judiciary powers), is convicted for a crime he did not commit and must face his murderous counterpart. (96 mins.)
Director: Danny Cannon
“ Sylvester Stallone ruins a great comic by making a movie out of the property and starring in said movie. Also, Rob Schneider doesn't help. ” - JupinWHM
 
36.
No Retreat, No Surrender (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Jason Stillwell, a Bruce Lee fan, is beaten numerous times and trains from the ghost of Lee. Jason then... (85 mins.)
Director: Corey Yuen
“ A martial arts enthusiast trains with the ghost of Bruce Lee. No kidding. ” - JupinWHM
 
37.
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents... (94 mins.)
Director: Jim Wheat, Ken Wheat
“ An unnecessary sequel that shows how great Wilford Brimley gets along with children. ” - JupinWHM
 
38.
Poison Ivy (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A seductive teen befriends an introverted high school student and schemes her way into the lives of her wealthy family. (90 mins.)
Director: Katt Shea Ruben
“ Drew Barrymore is a bad influence. Tom Skerritt sleeps with a seventeen year old girl. ” - JupinWHM
 
39.
The Conqueror (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan. (111 mins.)
Director: Dick Powell
“ The Duke plays Genghis Khan. Dozens of people die from radiation poisoning. In real life. ” - JupinWHM
 
40.
Jack Frost (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever. (101 mins.)
Director: Troy Miller
“ Michael Keaton's ghost inhabits the body of... a snowman. ” - JupinWHM
 
41.
Money Train (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A vengeful New York transit cop decides to steal a trainload of subway fares; his foster brother, a fellow cop, tries to protect him. (110 mins.)
Director: Joseph Ruben
“ Harrelson. Snipes. Bickering. For two hours. ” - JupinWHM
 
42.
The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A vulgar private detective is hired to find a missing groupie and is drawn into a mystery involving a series of murders tied to the music industry. (104 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
“ The Dice Man stars as the world's greatest Rock and Roll detective. A koala bear is murdered. ” - JupinWHM
 
43.
Hider in the House (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A deranged man hides in the attic of a new house and becomes obsessed with the unsuspecting family that moves in. (104 mins.)
Director: Matthew Patrick
“ Gary Busey hides. In a house. ” - JupinWHM
 
44.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran. (98 mins.)
“ An alcoholic doctor tries to stop an Irishman from killing every kid in America. ” - JupinWHM
 
45.
Zandalee (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband... (100 mins.)
Director: Sam Pillsbury
“ Cage. Reinhold. Erotic thriller. ” - JupinWHM
 
46.
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Maximillian is the only survivor from a race of vampires on a Caribbean Island, and as a vampire, he must find a mate to keep the line from ending... (100 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ Eddie Murphy as a vampire... who is indeed in Brooklyn. ” - JupinWHM
 
47.
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two Jedi Knights escape a hostile blockade to find allies and come across a young boy who may bring balance to the Force, but the long dormant Sith resurface to reclaim their old glory. (136 mins.)
Director: George Lucas
“ The most racist 'Star Wars' yet! ” - JupinWHM
 
48.
Deadly Friend (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
After his friend is killed by her abusive father, the new kid in town attempts to save her by implanting robotic microchips into her brain. (91 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
“ A boy puts the brain of his dead robot companion into the corpse of his murdered girlfriend. Hilarious hijinks ensue. ” - JupinWHM
 
49.
Nukie (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.5/10 X  
An alien called Nukie searches for his brother Miko, who has been captured by the U.S. government. (95 mins.)
“ The worst movie in the history of cinema. ” - JupinWHM
 
50.
Cop & ½ (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Devon Butler is an eight-year old who dreams of being a cop. He watches police TV shows, knows police procedures... (97 mins.)
Director: Henry Winkler
“ Burt Reynolds urinates in front of a child. But he doesn't sexually harass anyone! ” - JupinWHM
 
51.
Off Beat (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Joe Gower's job is skating through library shelves, fetching books. A police officer/friend of his is... (92 mins.)
Director: Michael Dinner
“ Judge Reinhold impersonates a police officer to impress a girl... who is also a police officer. Plus! Choreographed dancing! ” - JupinWHM
 
52.
Hackers (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A young boy is arrested by the U.S. Secret Service for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday... (107 mins.)
Director: Iain Softley
“ Over-privileged kids get into trouble with their computers. ” - JupinWHM
 
53.
Crash (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Los Angeles citizens with vastly separate lives collide in interweaving stories of race, loss and redemption. (112 mins.)
Director: Paul Haggis
“ One of WHM's problems with the Oscars. ” - JupinWHM
 
54.
Forrest Gump (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him. (142 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ One of WHM's problems with the Oscars. ” - JupinWHM
 
55.
The Ghost Writer (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A ghostwriter hired to complete the memoirs of a former British prime minister uncovers secrets that put his own life in jeopardy. (128 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ One of the only good movies ever discussed on WHM. It also stars James Belushi! ” - JupinWHM
 
56.
The King's Speech (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. (118 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
“ One of WHM's problems with the Oscars. ” - JupinWHM
 
57.
The Hangover Part II (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry. (102 mins.)
Director: Todd Phillips
“ One of WHM's 'Worst of Summer 2011.' ” - JupinWHM
 
58.
Cycle Vixens (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Three Colorado girls decide to hop on their motorcycles and head to California. On the way they get mixed up in drugs, rape and stolen motorcycles. (80 mins.)
“ Girls road-tripping across the desert are murdered. (From the side-bar show, "A Side Order of Sleaze." ” - JupinWHM
 
59.
Night of the Demon (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Professor Nugget and his students try to track down Bigfoot, but end up uncovering something more sinister at work. (92 mins.)
Director: James C. Wasson
“ A crazy college professor recants multiple tales of Bigfoot. (From the side-bar show, "A Side Order of Sleaze." ” - JupinWHM
 
60.
Jack Frost (1997 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A serial killer dies, comes back as a snowman, and wreacks havoc. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Cooney
“ The spirit of a serial killer (not played by Michael Keaton) inhabits the body of... a snowman. (From the side-bar show, "A Side Order of Sleaze." ” - JupinWHM
 
61.
No Holds Barred (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for... (93 mins.)
“ Hulk Hogan wrassles a bunch of people, except this one guy who he makes just defecate himself. ” - JupinWHM