Worst Films of 1998

Every year bad movies come out, and there is no stopping that. As long as people keep making movies we will get ones like these. But that is what makes it fun, to be able to point out what those bad movies are. These movies were panned by critics, bombed at the box office, and were awarded bad movie awards, and had a low rating on Rotten Tomatoes.com between 0-30%. Here are the worst of the worst from 1998. Enjoy!
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1.
Slappy and the Stinkers (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Five 2nd-grade kids who don't follow strict rules by their school principal Brinway are dubbed "Stinkers" by him... (78 mins.)
Director: Barnet Kellman
“ 0% ” - christophershobris
 
2.
Meet the Deedles (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Two surfers end up as Yellowstone park rangers and have to stop a former ranger who is out for revenge. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Boyum
“ 3% ” - christophershobris
 
3.
The Avengers (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
Two British agents team up to stop Sir August de Wynter from destroying the world with a weather-changing machine. (89 mins.)
“ 5%
This is "not" the 2011 version. No way. But this one sucks. ” - christophershobris
 
4.
Senseless (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A student gets his senses enhanced by an experimental drug. But abuse is not an option. (93 mins.)
“ 6%
Indeed ” - christophershobris
 
5.
Tarzan and the Lost City (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Tarzan returns to his homeland of Africa to save his home from destruction. (83 mins.)
Director: Carl Schenkel
“ 6% ” - christophershobris
 
6.
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
The murderous fisherman with a hook is back to once again stalk the two surviving teens, Julie and Ray, who left him for dead, as well as cause even more murder and mayhem, this time at a posh island resort. (100 mins.)
Director: Danny Cannon
“ 7%
A really great first film followed by a really horrible film. ” - christophershobris
 
7.
Species II (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
An astronaut gets infected with alien DNA during the first mission on Mars and runs amok on earth. Preston and Laura team up with a peaceful, genetically re-engineered Sil to track the monster down. (93 mins.)
Director: Peter Medak
“ 9% ” - christophershobris
 
8.
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury. (82 mins.)
“ 11% ” - christophershobris
 
9.
Firestorm (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Firefighter Jesse Graves has to save ornithologist Jennifer and other people caught in a forest fire... (89 mins.)
Director: Dean Semler
“ 12% ” - christophershobris
 
10.
Holy Man (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm. (114 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ 12% ” - christophershobris
 
11.
Sphere (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A spaceship is discovered under three hundred years' worth of coral growth at the bottom of the ocean. (134 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
“ 12%
Despite the incredible cast. I just wasn't meant to be. ” - christophershobris
 
12.
Hush (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Helen is the young girlfriend of good-looking Jackson Baring. When Helen gets pregnant and marries Jackson... (96 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Darby
“ 13% ” - christophershobris
 
13.
Chairman of the Board (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  
A surfer becomes the head of a major company. (95 mins.)
Director: Alex Zamm
“ 13% ” - christophershobris
 
14.
Phantoms (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
150 dead and 350 missing in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, Colorado. And that's only the beginning... (96 mins.)
Director: Joe Chappelle
“ 13% ” - christophershobris
 
15.
Krippendorf's Tribe (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
An anthropologist creates a fictitious lost New Guinea tribe using his family members to cover-up for his mis-use of grant moneys. (94 mins.)
Director: Todd Holland
“ 14% ” - christophershobris
 
16.
54 (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Famous 70s NYC nightclub seen and told through the eyes of a young employee. (93 mins.)
“ 15% ” - christophershobris
 
17.
Godzilla (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A giant, reptilian monster surfaces, leaving destruction in its wake. To stop the monster (and its babies), an earthworm scientist, his reporter ex-girlfriend, and other unlikely heroes team up to save their city. (139 mins.)
Director: Roland Emmerich
“ 16%
The only two things that really stand out about Matthew Broderick's career, is Ferris Beuller's Day Off, and The Lion King, other then that there isn't much success for Mr. Broderick. I like him as an actor, I just which he was in better stuff. Godzilla is an example. ” - christophershobris
 
18.
Desperate Measures (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
San Francisco police officer Frank Connor is in a frantic search for a compatible bone marrow donor for his gravely ill son... (100 mins.)
“ 17% ” - christophershobris
 
19.
Mercury Rising (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Shadowy elements in the NSA target a nine-year old autistic savant for death when he is able to decipher a top secret code. (111 mins.)
Director: Harold Becker
“ 17% ” - christophershobris
 
20.
My Giant (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Billy Crystal plays a Hollywood agent who stumbles upon Max, a giant living in Romania, and tries to get him into the movies. (103 mins.)
Director: Michael Lehmann
“ 19% ” - christophershobris
 
21.
Practical Magic (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The wry, comic romantic tale follows the Owens sisters, Sally and Gillian, as they struggle to use their hereditary gift for practical magic to overcome the obstacles in discovering true love. (104 mins.)
Director: Griffin Dunne
“ 20% ” - christophershobris
 
22.
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Gus Cantrell is a major league pitcher in the twilight of his career. He contacted by Roger Dorn, General Manager of the Minnesota Twins... (100 mins.)
Director: John Warren
“ 21% ” - christophershobris
 
23.
The Odd Couple II (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Oscar and Felix take a road trip to their son and daughter's wedding. (97 mins.)
Director: Howard Deutch
“ 22% ” - christophershobris
 
24.
Nightwatch (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders. (101 mins.)
Director: Ole Bornedal
“ 23%
Released April 7, 1998 in USA. ” - christophershobris
 
25.
Ringmaster (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.2/10 X  
Jerry Springer stars as more or less himself, the host of a raunchy, controversial and popular Los Angeles... (90 mins.)
Director: Neil Abramson
“ 25%
Well, we found out one thing from this. It's that Jerry Springer cannot act. ” - christophershobris
 
26.
Lost in Space (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
The Robinson family was going into space to fight for a chance for humanity. Now they are fighting to live long enough to find a way home. (130 mins.)
Director: Stephen Hopkins
“ 27% ” - christophershobris
 
27.
Kissing a Fool (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Max is a popular local sports broadcaster and his marriage with attractive Sam is already set up. Max... (93 mins.)
Director: Doug Ellin
“ 27% ” - christophershobris
 
28.
Half Baked (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story of three not so bright men who come up with a series of crazy schemes to get a friend out of jail. (82 mins.)
Director: Tamra Davis
“ 29% ” - christophershobris
 
29.
Hard Rain (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In Huntingburg, the armored truck with three million dollars driven by Tom and his Uncle Charlie gets... (97 mins.)
Director: Mikael Salomon
“ 29% ” - christophershobris
 
30.
3 Ninjas: High Noon at Mega Mountain (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.8/10 X  
Three young boys, Rocky, Colt and Tum Tum together with their neighbor girl, computer whiz Amanda are... (93 mins.)
Director: Sean McNamara
“ 29% ” - christophershobris
 
31.
Break Up (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Jimmy is married to the abusive Frank, but she's building a nest egg so she can leave. For a year, she's been deaf as a result of one of his beatings... (100 mins.)
Director: Paul Marcus
“ My heart was broken up. ” - christophershobris
 
32.
Psycho (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A young female embezzler arrives at the Bates Motel, which has terrible secrets of its own. (105 mins.)
Director: Gus Van Sant
 
33.
Dirty Work (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A loser finds success in the revenge-for-hire business. (82 mins.)
Director: Bob Saget
 
34.
Armageddon (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, N.A.S.A. recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet. (151 mins.)
Director: Michael Bay
 
35.
Almost Heroes (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A road comedy about 2 guys whose mission is to beat Lewis and Clark. (90 mins.)
 
36.
Mafia! (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Takeoff on the Godfather with the son of a mafia king taking over for his dying father (87 mins.)
Director: Jim Abrahams
 
37.
The Souler Opposite (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
All Barry Singer wants, "is a woman to like him for who he pretends to be," ...or so he says in his act... (104 mins.)
Director: Bill Kalmenson