Popular Flicks That I Didn't Care For

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1.
About Schmidt (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected. (125 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
“ Not really a bad movie per se. Just a morose character, living a tragic life with a depressing ending. Jack Nicholson is one of the greatest actors of all time. The writing, I think, was suppose to be a black comedy. It just kept finding more and more ways to be tragic. I wanted to commit suicide after watching this movie. ” - iBughouse
 
2.
Arthur (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman his family doesn't like. (110 mins.)
Director: Jason Winer
“ It took a struggling Screen Writer from Dallas to tell me why Hollywood keeps cranking out badly made remakes...Money.
But, what's funny to me is that these re-makes aren't making much money, and thank God for that! Maybe Hollywood will start looking at more Indendent Writers, and foresake formulas.
Now, this movie should never have been remade. "Arthur" (1981) was Dudley Moore, Hobson was the irreplaceable Sir John Gilgeud and Liza Minelli and the chemistry between those three was magic. ” - iBughouse
 
3.
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
In this third film of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promoter/hustler who... (91 mins.)
Director: John Berry
“ Some People call "The Bad News Bears" movies a trilogy. Not quite, a trilogy is a continuous story. "The Bad News Bears" movies were a vehicle, the first two movies did great box office, but the third movie, even with Tony Curtis, couldn't save this rehashed formula of little boys using foul language. ” - iBughouse
 
4.
The Constant Gardener (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption. (129 mins.)
“ A movie that was hard to follow, difficult to care about the characters and predictable. ” - iBughouse
 
5.
The English Patient (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair. (162 mins.)
“ A Movie That Started Out Very Interesting And Promising, Then An Hour Later, I Was Trying To Figure Out Where Did This Movie Took That Wrong Turn Into A Mess And Confusion?
Another Movie That Should Never Have Won The Oscar For Best Picture, As Well As Being Nominated. ” - iBughouse
 
6.
Flight of the Phoenix (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Survivors of a plane crash in the Mongolian desert work together to build a new plane. (113 mins.)
Director: John Moore
“ Another Hollywood remake/ripoff. Forget this version, you won't miss anything, and instead, watch the 1965 version, "THE Flight Of The Phoenix." ” - iBughouse
 
7.
For Love of the Game (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A washed up pitcher flashes through his career. (137 mins.)
Director: Sam Raimi
“ I'm a big Baseball fan, it's my favorite sport to watch. Most Baseball themed movies are great, Baseball movies with Kevin Costner are excellent...until this one came out. I was so disappointed.
Field Of Dreams Is My All-Time favorite movie, and Bull Durham is wonderful. This movie is just a love story, more romance than sport. Costner went to the Baseball Well just one too many times. ” - iBughouse
 
8.
The Good Shepherd (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The tumultuous early history of the Central Intelligence Agency is viewed through the prism of one man's life. (167 mins.)
Director: Robert De Niro
“ If you ever wanted to know what it's like to be in a coma, watch this movie. I was stoked when I first heard about this movie. A film about the beginnings of the C.I.A., you would think, would have some action and suspense. One slightly disturbing scene at the end of this movie, other than that, this movie staggered its way from start to finish at the speed of sap. ” - iBughouse
 
9.
Here Come the Tigers (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
Amiable cop Eddie Burke and his clumsy partner Burt Honneger get the impossible job of coaching a little... (87 mins.)
“ A Shameless and boring rip off of The Bad News Bears. ” - iBughouse
 
10.
The In-Laws (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his future son-in-law's father is a free-wheeling international spy. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Fleming
“ Alan Arkin and Peter Falk had a special chemistry in the original, "The In-Laws." (1981). This 21st century version of the movie had no business being rehashed. Just a waste of time and another attempt of Hollywood trying to scam the public out of money. ” - iBughouse
 
11.
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner's vengeful plans for the same. (153 mins.)
“ First of all, "Bastards" is misspelled in the title. Secondly, the 1978 version of "The Inglorious Bastards" is better than this movie, despite the simular titles. Finally, takes way too many liberties with history. SPOLIER ALERT: The Basterds did not kill Adolf Hitler in a movie theater. This movie was a Jewish Wet Dream. ” - iBughouse
 
12.
The Last Emperor (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The story of the final Emperor of China. (163 mins.)
“ This movie was too long for its own benefit. There are some Movies that are great because they were long: Dances With Wolves; The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy; The Godfather Trilogy, because as long as they are, they still have a story to tell.
This movie has too many shots of the protaganist staring off into the distance as filler. Shouldn't have won the Oscar for Best Picture for 1987, but it was plausible enough to have been the last nominee just to round out the field. ” - iBughouse
 
13.
Look Who's Talking (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over. (93 mins.)
Director: Amy Heckerling
“ A Waste of Time That I'll Never Get Back. Tries Too Hard To Be Too Cute. ” - iBughouse
 
14.
The Manchurian Candidate (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In the midst of the Gulf War, soldiers are kidnapped and brainwashed for sinister purposes. (129 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ Once Again, Another Hollywood Remake that is nowhere as good as the 1962 original. ” - iBughouse
 
15.
Natural Born Killers (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two victims of traumatized childhoods become lovers and psychopathic serial murderers irresponsibly glorified by the mass media. (118 mins.)
Director: Oliver Stone
“ So monotonous to the point of being a Remedial Comic Book for the Blatantly Dumb. ” - iBughouse
 
16.
Poseidon (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
On New Year's Eve, the luxury ocean liner Poseidon capsizes after being swamped by a rogue wave. The survivors are left to fight for their lives as they attempt to escape the sinking ship. (98 mins.)
“ Another worthless remake. "The Poseidon Adventure" (1972) was a great flick.
Poseidon (2006) wasn't.
I believe this scam was actually trying to be the next "Titanic" (1997) It failed on all levels. ” - iBughouse
 
17.
Romancing the Stone (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister, and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure. (106 mins.)
Director: Robert Zemeckis
“ A "Raiders Of The Lost Ark" Wanna-Be. Totally unoriginal and barely entertaining. ” - iBughouse
 
18.
Rhinestone (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
A country music star must turn an obnoxious New York cabbie into a singer in order to win a bet. (111 mins.)
Director: Bob Clark
“ Typical "Fish Out Of Water" story, except having to listen to Sylvester Stallone Attempt to sing, more like moan, Country Western Music with a thick Brooklyn accent. ” - iBughouse
 
19.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. (100 mins.)
Director: Jim Sharman
“ The most Over Rated Movie of all Time! Started out fun with some laughs and catchy tunes, then about halfway through the movie, it shifted gears backwards then limped to a bitter end. ” - iBughouse
 
20.
Saturn 3 (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Two lovers stationed at a remote base in the asteroid fields of Saturn are intruded upon by a retentive technocrat from Earth and his charge: a malevolent 8-ft robot. Remember, in space no one can hear you scream. (96 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
“ Kirk Douglas, Farrah Fawcet and a Robot. That's about all I can remember from that flick. I know I watched it at least twice on cable in the early 80s. Uhh... ” - iBughouse
 
21.
Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A Mumbai teen reflects on his upbringing in the slums when he is accused of cheating on the Indian Version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" (120 mins.)
“ Started Off Interesting, Petered Out Very Quickly. I Cannot Believe This Smarmy Nonsense Won The Oscar For Best Picture For 2008, Let Alone Was Nominated For Best Picture. ” - iBughouse
 
22.
Straight Talk (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A woman ditches her small town life for big city Chicago, where she becomes a sensation as a radio show host. (91 mins.)
Director: Barnet Kellman
“ B. O. R. I. N. G. ” - iBughouse
 
23.
S.W.A.T. (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody and only the LAPD's Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it. (117 mins.)
Director: Clark Johnson
“ I Turned This Movie Off Fifteen Minutes After I Had Started It. I Had Seen All Of This "Tedious Hollywood Formula For All Action Movies" Before, Just In Other Movies. There's Was The Odd Ball Cast Of Characters On The Team, Including The Cute, Yet Very Tough Girl. ” - iBughouse
 
24.
The Taking of Pelham 123 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day's work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime. (106 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ Another cheap Hollywood Remake that Denzel Washington is in, again. The 1974 Original "The Taking Of Pelham One-Two-Three" (NOTE: The Numbers Are Spelled), with Walter Mathau, Robert Shaw and Martin Balsam, is so much better than this 2009 piece of junk. ” - iBughouse
 
25.
There Will Be Blood (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business. (158 mins.)
“ The Only Redeeming Thing About This Movie Is Watching The Mastery Of Daniel Day-Lewis's Acting. A Great Actor In A Great Role In An Off Kiltered Movie. ” - iBughouse
 
26.
Top Gun (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
As students at the United States Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom. (110 mins.)
Director: Tony Scott
“ Loved the Flight Sequences, Hated the Rest of the Movie. It was very Contrite and Formula Driven. The Love Story...The Sappy Loss of a Goofy Close Friend...The Testosterone Laden Strutting Competition between Colleagues. ” - iBughouse
 
27.
Zapped! (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A high school science nerd gains telekinetic powers after a laboratory accident and uses them for revenge upon bullies. (98 mins.)
“ Totally Goofy, Inane and Idiotic. ” - iBughouse