worst films of all

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The Mist (2007)
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A freak storm unleashes a species of bloodthirsty creatures on a small town, where a small band of citizens hole up in a supermarket and fight for their lives. (126 mins.)
Director: Frank Darabont
“ Let me be clear, my expectations WERE low. ” - cat_aphanisis
The Book of Revelation (2006)
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An erotic mystery about power and sex, the entanglement of victim and perpetrator, and a man's struggle to regain his lost self. (118 mins.)
Director: Ana Kokkinos
“ Oh, god. What a terrible, terrible movie. Never watch this. It may have full frontal nudity from memory (if only I could forget) if you're into that kind of thing, but it's so not worth it. Trust me on this one or suffer the consequences. ” - cat_aphanisis
Taken (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris. (93 mins.)
Director: Pierre Morel
“ Again, not expecting particularly good screenwriting or anything, but even for a popcorn genre movie this was on the verge of unwatchable. Unfortunately forced to sit through the whole thing thanks to main film buff friend who insists on sitting out everything that we watch, no matter how terrible. (Luckily, he watched Burger Cop by himself.) ” - cat_aphanisis
Rachel Getting Married (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past ten years, returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding. (113 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Really disliked this movie, and I can tell it's the kind of movie some fans will be excitable about. Found it to be such a cliched depiction of someone with addiction issues and didn't like any of the characters in the film or the way I felt certain cloying sentimental strings being pulled. I ended up feeling resistant and kind of wishing she WOULD just run off and do some drugs, as it might be more interesting. Quelle horreur, I'm sure. Could not make it through the whole film, another fail as fans would be concerned, but I don't care, because I loathed the characters and the set-up. ” - cat_aphanisis
Sunshine (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A team of international astronauts are sent on a dangerous mission to reignite the dying Sun with a nuclear fission bomb in 2057. (107 mins.)
Director: Danny Boyle
“ Hired this out with The Earthsea Chronicles to watch on someone's birthday. Mistake! Read, crappiest way to spend a birthday ever. I was never forgiven. Nor should I have been. ” - cat_aphanisis
Paranormal Activity (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
After moving into a suburban home, a couple becomes increasingly disturbed by a nightly demonic presence. (86 mins.)
Director: Oren Peli
“ One word: pffft. ” - cat_aphanisis
Batman Begins (2005)
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After training with his mentor, Batman begins his fight to free crime-ridden Gotham City from the corruption that Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it. (140 mins.)
“ yes, controversially (most probs) I do believe this is overblown guff, although I do like it when Batman hallucinates. The Scarecrow is quite cool - just relatively scarce. Instead I has to spend a lot of time watching Katie Holmes talk out of the side of her mouth (some people call it acting). That sounds mean, but I mean it literally, and I was too bored for chases and explosions to save it for me. In fact, in both Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, I find the baddies the only compelling characters. I think this trend will continue with The Dark Knight Rises, since I've never seen Tom Hardy be less than brilliant in anything. ” - cat_aphanisis
Duplex (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
A young couple has a chance to move into a gorgeous duplex in the perfect New York neighborhood. All they have to do is bump off the current tenant, a cute little old lady. (89 mins.)
Director: Danny DeVito
“ Not all films look good, and sometimes you end up settling for something that looks meh, just because you haven't watched it before. Well, I knew Duplex was likely to sh*t me. And it did. Is it really *that* bad? Well.. yeah. It is nowhere near as bad as some films, but it did manage to profoundly irritate me. ” - cat_aphanisis
Hannibal (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Living in exile, Hannibal Lecter tries to reconnect with now disgraced FBI agent Clarice Starling and finds himself a target for revenge from a powerful victim. (131 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
House of Flying Daggers (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A romantic police captain breaks a beautiful member of a rebel group out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem. (119 mins.)
Director: Yimou Zhang
“ I kind of associate this film with the loss of one of my favourite storytellers - it marks a point in Zhang Yimou's career where his concerns seemed to shift to visuals above characters, flashy CGI and wire stunts above meaning. Difficult to believe it was the same person who made films as stunning and as moving as Raise the Red Lantern, Not One Less and To Live. Boo! And boo to anyone who would argue this is good cinema! ” - cat_aphanisis
Lost Highway (1997)
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After a bizarre encounter at a party, a jazz saxophonist is framed for the murder of his wife and sent to prison, where he inexplicably morphs into a young mechanic and begins leading a new life. (134 mins.)
Director: David Lynch
“ Lynch's worst film, and unwatchable, in my opinion. And I love David Lynch. ” - cat_aphanisis
Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
During a rescue mission into the Amazon rainforest, a professor stumbles across lost film shot by a missing documentary crew. (95 mins.)
Director: Ruggero Deodato
“ Only a few minutes in, we witnessed what appears (upon research) to be genuine animal cruelty, of the worst order. Was quite prepared to watch a film so terrible as to be fantastic, in terms of cult B films, but so not going to go where this one might take me. ” - cat_aphanisis
1421: The Year China Discovered America? (2004 Documentary)
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This documentary examines the controversial theory that a Chinese Ming Dynasty fleet, led by Zheng He, sailed past the Cape of Good Hope and crossed the Atlantic to discover the Americas, decades before Christopher Columbus. (113 mins.)
Director: David Wallace
“ starts out with a fascinating premise, which I was totally into. Then, after a number of assertions, you do start to wonder, "based on what evidence exactly?" Therein lies a massive problem, which ultimately inverts the whole thing as even the documentary makers start to question how reliable their historian's research actually is. I suppose that could be interesting, and most definitely a lot of documentaries are not very academically rigorous, in fact, there's a lot of fluff. But for the fantastic claims being advanced, you want it to be based on.. well, *something*. Put another way, it might be more useful to ask "wouldn't it be interesting if someone found evidence that China had discovered America long before Europeans?", a rhetorical question, rather than watching this thinking you might actually learn something real. Perhaps the weight of my reaction is in part disappointment, I think I was drawn in by the momentous idea, it completely failed to pay off, and I felt distinctly ripped off. ” - cat_aphanisis
Incendiary (2008)
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A woman's life is forever changed when tragedy strikes at a soccer match. (96 mins.)
Director: Sharon Maguire
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
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A New York City doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long odyssey of sexual and moral discovery after his wife admits that she once almost cheated on him. (159 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick