Roger Ebert's Zero-Star Filmsby raisleygordon | created - 12 Sep 2011 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Jamie Lee Curtis: Hoolywood Chutes and Ladders A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
- Instant Watch Options
- Movies or TV
- IMDb Rating
- In Theaters
- On TV
- Release Year
1. 10 to Midnight (1983)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A LAPD detective is on the trail of a very handsome young man who had been seducing and slashing many young women to death.
Votes: 4,941 | Gross: $7.10M
2. Africa addio (1966)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Horror
The cruel acts of animal poaching and violence, executions, and tribal slaughtering, all taking place on the African continent.
a.k.a. "Africa Blood and Guts"
R | 86 min | Comedy
When a rookie filmmaker with the unfortunate name Alan Smithee realizes he's an unwitting studio puppet, being forced to make a big-budget action film he knows is horrible, he steals the master reels and tries to make a deal.
Votes: 3,071 | Gross: $0.05M
4. B*A*P*S (1997)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy
Two tacky homegirls move to L.A. to become dancers; instead they scam a dying millionaire but eventually become B*A*P*S (Black American Princesses).
Votes: 3,067 | Gross: $7.24M
6. Caligula (1979)
Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History
Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.
Votes: 29,354 | Gross: $23.44M
7. Chaos (I) (2005)
Not Rated | 74 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller
Emily and her friend Angelica go to a rave in the woods, and when they arrive, they meet a stranger called Swan that promises some Exstasy for the girls. They follow him to a cabin into the... See full summary »
8. Dangerously Close (1986)
R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Rebel without a cause or a clue at an elite but uptight High School discovers some of his classmates have formed an even more elite clique more or less hell-bent on ridding the school, and ... See full summary »
Votes: 939 | Gross: $2.39M
9. Death Race 2000 (1975)
R | 80 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
In a dystopian future, a cross country automobile race requires contestants to run down innocent pedestrians to gain points that are tallied based on each kill's brutality.
Votes: 21,388 | Gross: $8.00M
10. Death Wish II (1982)
X | 88 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Architect Paul Kersey once again becomes a vigilante when he tries to find the five street punks who murdered his daughter and housekeeper, this time on the dark streets of Los Angeles.
Votes: 11,457 | Gross: $16.10M
11. Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)
R | 83 min | Comedy
Deuce is tricked again into man-whoring by T.J., only in Amsterdam while other man-whores are being murdered in his midst.
Votes: 43,654 | Gross: $22.26M
12. The Devils (1971)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 17th-century France, Father Urbain Grandier seeks to protect the city of Loudun from the corrupt establishment of Cardinal Richelieu. Hysteria occurs within the city when he is accused of witchcraft by a sexually repressed nun.
13. Dice Rules (1991)
NC-17 | 88 min | Comedy, Documentary
Before he was The Diceman, he was a poor, pathetic, put-upon Jew from New York who was disrespected by everyone he came across. Everyone. Then - he got the studded vanity leather jacket--... See full summary »
Votes: 540 | Gross: $0.64M
14. Dirty Love (2005)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
A jilted photographer sets off on a mission to get back at her philandering model boyfriend and along the way discovers that not all love is created equal.
Votes: 6,242 | Gross: $0.06M
15. The Doom Generation (1995)
R | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Jordan White and Amy Blue, two troubled teens, pick up an adolescent drifter, Xavier Red. Together, the threesome embark on a sex and violence-filled journey through an America of psychos and quickiemarts.
Votes: 12,220 | Gross: $0.26M
16. Eréndira (1983)
103 min | Drama
While Erendira, a beautiful teenage girl, has a surreal mystical vision, her grandmother's house catches on fire and burns to the ground. Her grandmother holds Erendira responsible and, in ... See full summary »
18. The Exterminator (1980)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
19. Fathom (1967)
Approved | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy
In Southern Spain with a U.S. team, skydiver Fathom Harvill is approached by a Scottish colonel working for a top-secret Western agency. He's after a vital lost atomic device, and wants her... See full summary »
20. The Female Bunch (1971)
R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After a string of bad times with men, Sandy tries to kill herself. Co-waitress Libby saves her and takes her to meet some female friends of hers who live on a ranch in the desert. Grace, ... See full summary »
22. Freddy Got Fingered (2001)
R | 87 min | Comedy
An unemployed cartoonist moves back in with his parents and younger brother Freddy. When his parents demand he leave, he begins to spread rumors that his father is sexually abusing Freddy.
Votes: 41,469 | Gross: $14.25M
23. Frogs for Snakes (1998)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Eva is a legit actress, who also does debt collecting jobs on the side for her ex-husband, loan shark Al. She doesn't want to go on with collecting, but Al asks her to do one last job, finding a missing $600,000 stolen from him by Flav.
Votes: 287 | Gross: $0.02M
25. Addio zio Tom (1971)
Unrated | 123 min | Drama
Two documentary filmmakers go back in time to the pre-Civil War American South, to film the slave trade.
a.k.a "Farewell Uncle Tom"
26. The Green Berets (1968)
G | 142 min | Drama, War
Col. Mike Kirby picks two teams of crack Green Berets for a mission in South Vietnam. First off is to build and control a camp that is trying to be taken by the enemy the second mission is to kidnap a North Vietnamese General.
Votes: 10,558 | Gross: $21.71M
27. Guyana: Cult of the Damned (1979)
R | 90 min | Drama, Thriller
Reverend Jim Jones, the priest of an independent church in the South American country Guyana, orders his followers to commit suicide. But not all of them follow him blindly and begin to think on their own.
a.k.a. "Guyana: Crime of the Century"
28. Hardly Working (1980)
PG | 91 min | Comedy
In Jerry Lewis's first film in a decade, he plays Bo Hooper, an unemployed circus clown who can't seem to hold down a job. The film opens with a brief montage of clips from past Lewis ... See full summary »
29. The Hitcher (1986)
R | 97 min | Thriller
A young man who escapes the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked by the hitcher and framed for his crimes.
Votes: 36,638 | Gross: $5.84M
30. The Human Centipede II (Full Sequence) (2011)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror
Inspired by the fictional Dr. Heiter, disturbed loner Martin dreams of creating a 12-person centipede and sets out to realize his sick fantasy.
Votes: 29,659 | Gross: $0.12M
31. I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller
An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
35. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Chief Brody's widow believes that her family is deliberately being targeted by another shark in search of revenge.
Votes: 33,779 | Gross: $20.76M
37. Last Rites (1988)
R | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Angela, the beautiful Mexican mistress of a NY mobster, asks virginal Father Michael for protection after Zena, the mobster's wife, kills her cheating husband. Michael becomes torn between his vows, Angela and his sister - Zena.
Votes: 875 | Gross: $0.43M
39. Little Indian, Big City (1994)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
The Parisian broker Steph only needs the signature from his wife Patricia for their divorce - but she left 13 years ago for living with Amazonas indians. Steph finds her in the village and ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,408 | Gross: $1.00M
40. Lumiere (1976)
R | 95 min | Drama, Romance
Sarah, an actress nearing 40, has invited the woman who has been her best friend for 16 years and two younger women to her vacation retreat in Provence. There are the simple pleasures of ... See full summary »
41. Mad Dog Time (1996)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
With his boss in the madhouse, a mobster is temporary boss of the criminal empire just as vicious rivals threaten the control of the empire.
Votes: 2,441 | Gross: $0.08M
45. Murder at 1600 (1997)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A 25 year old female White House staffer, Carla Town, is murdered in the White House. D.C. homicide detective Regis is assigned to investigate, only to find evidence suppressed by the ... See full summary »
Votes: 25,143 | Gross: $25.83M
46. North (1994)
PG | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Sick of the neglect he receives from his mom and dad, a young boy leaves home and travels the world in search of new parents.
Votes: 11,930 | Gross: $7.14M
47. Pink Flamingos (1972)
NC-17 | 93 min | Comedy, Crime
Notorious Baltimore criminal and underground figure Divine goes up against a sleazy married couple who make a passionate attempt to humiliate her and seize her tabloid-given title as "The Filthiest Person Alive".
Votes: 18,388 | Gross: $0.18M
48. Police Academy (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy
A group of good-hearted but incompetent misfits enter the police academy, but the instructors there are not going to put up with their pranks.
Votes: 96,257 | Gross: $81.20M
49. Prison Girls (1972)
X | 93 min | Drama
Six female prisoners are given a weekend furlough to prepare them for their upcoming parole. While out, they all have miscellaneous sexual experiences, some good, some bad. One returns to ... See full summary »
50. Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (1990)
PG | 117 min | Comedy, Drama
Two minor characters from the play 'Hamlet' stumble around unaware of their scripted lives and unable to deviate from them.
Votes: 18,274 | Gross: $0.74M
51. Rude Awakening (1989)
R | 100 min | Comedy
In the 1960s, two hippies go off into the jungle to evade the FBI. When they come back to New York in the 1980s, their fellow hippie friends have become rich yuppies.
Votes: 1,130 | Gross: $3.17M
54. Slackers (2002)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Romance
When geeky Ethan discovers three fellow students scamming the examination system, he blackmails them to win over the college's most popular girl.
Votes: 12,869 | Gross: $4.81M
55. Sour Grapes (1998)
R | 91 min | Comedy
Two cousins and friends, Richie and Evan, go to Atlantic City to gamble. Richie loses all he has at slot machines and asks Evan for two more coins for a last attempt. That last attempt ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,497 | Gross: $0.22M
56. Speed Zone (1989)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Action
An illegal race that takes place over the United States and nothing will stop this bunch of racers except for the occasional cop or a damsel in distress. Jackie Chan's car is not in this ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,637 | Gross: $3.08M
57. The Statue (1971)
R | 84 min | Comedy
Bolt, a British linguist, develops a universal language, so he's a sudden sensation and receives a Nobel prize. An ambitious diplomat, capitalizing on Bolt's celebrity, arranges for the U.S... See full summary »
58. Survive! (1976)
R | 85 min | Drama, Thriller
A Uruguayan rugby team crashes in the Andes Mountains and has to survive the extremely cold temperatures and rough climate. As some of the people die, the survivors are forced to make a terrible decision between starvation and cannibalism.
59. Tempest (1982)
PG | 140 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,889 | Gross: $5.01M
60. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
R | 98 min | Horror
After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Votes: 116,037 | Gross: $80.57M
61. Tomcats (2001)
R | 95 min | Comedy
Seven years ago, a bunch of friends make a bet that'll give the last remaining bachelor a ton of money. Now, after losing a ton of money at a Vegas Casino, Michael Delaney has to quickly ... See full summary »
Votes: 16,002 | Gross: $13.56M
62. Walker (1987)
R | 94 min | Biography, Drama, History
An unconventional retelling of the life of William Walker, a 19th century American mercenary leader who became the president of Nicaragua.
Votes: 2,720 | Gross: $0.26M
63. Wolf Creek (2005)
R | 99 min | Horror
Three backpackers stranded in the Australian outback are plunged in a hellish nightmare of insufferable torture by a sadistic psychopathic local.
Votes: 59,922 | Gross: $16.19M