Worst Films of 2005

by christophershobris | created - 03 Oct 2013 | updated - 14 Dec 2015 | Public

A year full of movies that leave a bad taste in your mouth, or make you feel uneasy. 2005 had a lot of these films and this list will be pretty long. These films were panned by critics, were box office bombs, were awarded or nominated for a Razzie, and had a low rating on Rotten Tomatoes between 0-30% no more. Here are the worst films of 2005. Enjoy!

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1. Alone in the Dark (2005)

R | 96 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

9 Metascore

A detective of the paranormal slowly unravels mysterious events with deadly results.

Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff, Frank C. Turner

Votes: 40,433 | Gross: $5.18M

1% It's called "Alone in the Dark" and yet there is a picture of an x-ray of someone's ribs, very convincing. Not! And also, who is the one person who have this film a positive review? He must like everything, doesn't matter if its this, or The Garbage Pail Kids.

2. Dirty Love (2005)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Romance

9 Metascore

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.

Director: John Asher | Stars: Jenny McCarthy, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Carmen Electra, Victor Webster

Votes: 6,611 | Gross: $0.06M

4% Luckily I never saw this. But by the way it looks I'd say its a bad movie. Then I saw review, and I was convinced afterwards.

3. The Fog (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Horror

27 Metascore

A thick mist full of vengeful spirits haunts a prosperous island town off the coast of Oregon, as its inhabitants try to learn their town's dark secret in order to stop it.

Director: Rupert Wainwright | Stars: Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Selma Blair, DeRay Davis

Votes: 33,162 | Gross: $29.51M

4% Anyone can make a title cover look appealingly scary to make you believe its actually good. Don't judge a book, or in this case, a DVD case by it's cover.

4. Son of the Mask (2005)

PG | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

20 Metascore

Tim Avery, an aspiring cartoonist, finds himself in a predicament when his dog stumbles upon the mask of Loki. Then after conceiving an infant son "born of the mask", he discovers just how looney child raising can be.

Director: Lawrence Guterman | Stars: Jamie Kennedy, Traylor Howard, Alan Cumming, Liam Falconer

Votes: 49,107 | Gross: $17.02M

6% This has been done many times before, where someone makes a really good film like The Mask and it become a success. Then the studio makes someone else make a sequel that usually doesn't live up to the first. In this case this film is just one of those sequels that you wish never happened.

5. The Perfect Man (2005)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

27 Metascore

A lonely mother begins receiving romantic e-mails from a secret admirer, unaware that this perfect man is really a creation of her daughter who is trying to cheer her up.

Director: Mark Rosman | Stars: Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Aria Wallace, Chris Noth

Votes: 26,888 | Gross: $16.25M

6%

6. A Sound of Thunder (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

24 Metascore

When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways.

Director: Peter Hyams | Stars: Edward Burns, Ben Kingsley, Catherine McCormack, Armin Rohde

Votes: 18,111 | Gross: $1.89M

6% I actually own this films because someone else bought it but I never watched and I'm glad I saved those 2 hours of my life.

7. Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005)

PG | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

34 Metascore

The Bakers, while on vacation, find themselves competing with a rival family of eight children.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt, Hilary Duff, Eugene Levy

Votes: 50,583 | Gross: $82.57M

6% Steve Martin needs to rethink his movie choices.

8. Underclassman (2005)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

19 Metascore

A young detective goes undercover at an elite private school to destroy an international stolen car ring.

Director: Marcos Siega | Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Shawn Ashmore, Kelly Hu, Nick Cannon

Votes: 5,260 | Gross: $5.65M

6%

9. Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)

PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

38 Metascore

A widowed Coast Guard Admiral and a widow handbag designer fall in love and marry, much to the dismay of her 10 and his 8 children.

Director: Raja Gosnell | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Rene Russo, Jerry O'Connell, Sean Faris

Votes: 24,980 | Gross: $53.41M

6%

10. Undiscovered (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

29 Metascore

A group of aspiring entertainers try to establish careers for themselves in the city of Los Angeles.

Director: Meiert Avis | Stars: Kip Pardue, Carrie Fisher, Shannyn Sossamon, Pell James

Votes: 2,710 | Gross: $1.07M

7%

11. White Noise (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

30 Metascore

An architect's desire to speak with his wife from beyond the grave becomes an obsession with supernatural repercussions.

Director: Geoffrey Sax | Stars: Michael Keaton, Deborah Kara Unger, Ian McNeice, Chandra West

Votes: 45,389 | Gross: $56.39M

8%

12. Man of the House (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime

35 Metascore

A Texas Ranger must protect a group of cheerleaders who have witnessed a murder.

Director: Stephen Herek | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Christina Milian, Kelli Garner, Cedric the Entertainer

Votes: 21,812 | Gross: $19.70M

8%

13. Venom (2005)

R | 87 min | Horror

25 Metascore

A group of teenagers fear for their lives in the swamps of Louisiana, chased by Mr. Jangles, a man possessed by 13 evil souls, and now relentless in his pursuit of new victims.

Director: Jim Gillespie | Stars: Agnes Bruckner, Jonathan Jackson, Meagan Good, Bijou Phillips

Votes: 9,202 | Gross: $0.88M

8% Another movie trying to get your money so you can watch a money-waster. I'm glad I didn't waste mine on this.

14. Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo (2005)

R | 83 min | Comedy

23 Metascore

Deuce is tricked again into man-whoring by T.J., only in Amsterdam while other man-whores are being murdered in his midst.

Director: Mike Bigelow | Stars: Rob Schneider, Eddie Griffin, Jeroen Krabbé, Til Schweiger

Votes: 46,056 | Gross: $22.26M

9% What else would you expect from Rob Schneider?

15. Æon Flux (2005)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

36 Metascore

Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.

Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sophie Okonedo, Marton Csokas

Votes: 119,382 | Gross: $25.86M

10%

16. Elektra (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

34 Metascore

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Jennifer Garner, Goran Visnjic, Will Yun Lee, Kirsten Zien

Votes: 82,324 | Gross: $24.41M

10% One word: horrible.

17. The Wedding Date (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance

32 Metascore

Single-girl anxiety causes Kat Ellis to hire a male escort to pose as her boyfriend at her sister's wedding. Her plan, an attempt to dupe her ex-fiancé, who dumped her a couple years prior, proves to be her undoing.

Director: Clare Kilner | Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Amy Adams

Votes: 45,282 | Gross: $31.73M

10%

18. Are We There Yet? (2005)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

27 Metascore

To impress a foxy divorcee, ladies' man Nick offers to take her kids on an extended road trip, unaware of the torture he's in for.

Director: Brian Levant | Stars: Ice Cube, Nia Long, Aleisha Allen, Philip Bolden

Votes: 26,912 | Gross: $82.67M

11% That's what people probably asked during the movie. They were wondering if it will ever end.

19. The Man (2005)

PG-13 | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

33 Metascore

Special Agent Derrick Vann is a man out to get the man who killed his partner, but a case of mistaken identity leads him to Andy Fiddler, a salesman with too many questions and a knack of getting in Vann's way.

Director: Les Mayfield | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Eugene Levy, Miguel Ferrer, Luke Goss

Votes: 23,882 | Gross: $8.33M

11% Sam Jackson can be cast in anything and come out without a dent in his career. But Levy on the other hand ruined his with this.

20. The Cave (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

30 Metascore

Bloodthirsty creatures await a pack of divers who become trapped in an underwater cave network.

Director: Bruce Hunt | Stars: Piper Perabo, Morris Chestnut, Cole Hauser, Eddie Cibrian

Votes: 33,088 | Gross: $15.01M

11%

21. Hide and Seek (2005)

R | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

35 Metascore

As a widower tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide, his daughter finds solace, at first, in her imaginary friend.

Director: John Polson | Stars: Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen, Elisabeth Shue

Votes: 78,102 | Gross: $51.10M

13% When you've had a film career like Robert De Niro's you can afford to play around.

22. The Dukes of Hazzard (2005)

PG-13 | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy

33 Metascore

Cousins Bo, Luke, and Daisy Duke, and their uncle Jesse, egg on the authorities of Hazzard County, Boss Hogg and Sheriff Coltrane.

Director: Jay Chandrasekhar | Stars: Seann William Scott, Johnny Knoxville, Jessica Simpson, Alice Greczyn

Votes: 72,511 | Gross: $80.27M

13% The only good thing in this film is how hot Jessica Simpson is. Other then that, it doesn't live up to the TV show.

23. Rebound (2005)

PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

36 Metascore

An acclaimed college basketball coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.

Director: Steve Carr | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Megan Mullally, Breckin Meyer, Wendy Raquel Robinson

Votes: 11,757 | Gross: $16.81M

13%

24. Boogeyman (2005)

PG-13 | 89 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

32 Metascore

A young man tries to deal with the childhood terror that has never stopped haunting him.

Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Barry Watson, Emily Deschanel, Lucy Lawless, Skye McCole Bartusiak

Votes: 28,598 | Gross: $46.75M

13%

25. Stealth (2005)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

35 Metascore

Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard

Votes: 49,692 | Gross: $32.12M

13%

26. The Honeymooners (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

31 Metascore

Working class New York bus driver Ralph Kramden is always coming up with get-rich-quick schemes for him and his best friend, Ed Norton, who's always around to help him get in (and out of) trouble.

Director: John Schultz | Stars: Cedric the Entertainer, Mike Epps, Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall

Votes: 6,788 | Gross: $12.83M

14%

27. In the Mix (2005)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

31 Metascore

A successful DJ manages to rescue a powerful mobster one night. In order to repay him, the mobster gives him the task of protecting his daughter.

Director: Ron Underwood | Stars: Usher Raymond, Chazz Palminteri, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Robert Costanzo

Votes: 7,815 | Gross: $10.11M

14%

28. Miss Congeniality 2: Armed & Fabulous (2005)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

34 Metascore

After Cheryl Frasier and Stan Fields are kidnapped, Gracie goes undercover in Las Vegas to find them.

Director: John Pasquin | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Regina King, William Shatner, Enrique Murciano

Votes: 64,209 | Gross: $48.48M

15%

29. Cursed (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Horror

31 Metascore

A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill it in order to avoid becoming werewolves themselves.

Director: Wes Craven | Stars: Christina Ricci, Jesse Eisenberg, Portia de Rossi, Mya

Votes: 28,863 | Gross: $19.30M

16%

30. Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005)

R | 117 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

45 Metascore

A tale of an inner city drug dealer who turns away from crime to pursue his passion, rap music.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: 50 Cent, Joy Bryant, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Omar Benson Miller

Votes: 41,497 | Gross: $30.98M

16% Any movie can be good if it's made well.

31. xXx: State of the Union (2005)

PG-13 | 101 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

37 Metascore

Darius Stone, a new agent in the xXx program, is sent to Washington, D.C. to stop a coup attempt against the President of the United States.

Director: Lee Tamahori | Stars: Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman

Votes: 63,811 | Gross: $26.87M

16% What a terrible year for Ice Cube.

32. Domino (2005)

R | 127 min | Action, Biography, Crime

36 Metascore

A recounting of Domino Harvey's life story. The daughter of actor Laurence Harvey turned away from her career as a Ford model to become a bounty hunter.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Keira Knightley, Mickey Rourke, Edgar Ramírez, Delroy Lindo

Votes: 62,476 | Gross: $10.17M

19%

33. Doom (2005)

R | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

34 Metascore

Space Marines are sent to investigate strange events at a research facility on Mars but find themselves at the mercy of genetically enhanced killing machines.

Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak | Stars: Karl Urban, Rosamund Pike, Dwayne Johnson, Deobia Oparei

Votes: 99,802 | Gross: $28.03M

19%

34. The Pacifier (2005)

PG | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

30 Metascore

Having recovered from wounds received in a failed rescue operation, Navy SEAL Shane Wolfe is handed a new assignment: Protect the five Plummer kids from enemies of their recently deceased father -- a government scientist whose top-secret experiment remains in the kids' house.

Director: Adam Shankman | Stars: Vin Diesel, Brittany Snow, Max Thieriot, Brad Garrett

Votes: 80,582 | Gross: $113.09M

20%

35. The Ring Two (2005)

PG-13 | 110 min | Horror, Mystery

44 Metascore

6 months after the incidents involving the lethal videotape, new clues prove that there is a new evil lurking in the darkness.

Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Naomi Watts, David Dorfman, Sissy Spacek, Simon Baker

Votes: 85,944 | Gross: $76.23M

20%

36. The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (2005)

PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

38 Metascore

A young boy is recruited by his imaginary friends Sharkboy and Lavagirl to help save their planet.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Cayden Boyd, George Lopez, Kristin Davis, David Arquette

Votes: 27,273 | Gross: $39.18M

20% I don't think this has any redeeming quality in it whatsoever. No one will ever relate to this, except little Bill Jr. who is 2 years old.

37. Rumor Has It... (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

35 Metascore

Sarah Huttinger is a woman who learns that her family was the inspiration for the book and film "The Graduate" -- and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event.

Director: Rob Reiner | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Mark Ruffalo, Shirley MacLaine, Kevin Costner

Votes: 48,575 | Gross: $43.00M

20%

38. Into the Blue (2005)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

45 Metascore

A group of divers find themselves in deep trouble with a drug lord after they come upon the illicit cargo of a sunken airplane.

Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Scott Caan, Ashley Scott

Votes: 70,199 | Gross: $18.47M

21%

39. Two for the Money (2005)

R | 122 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller

50 Metascore

After suffering a career-ending knee injury, a former college football star aligns himself with one of the most renowned touts in the sports-gambling business.

Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Al Pacino, Rene Russo, Armand Assante

Votes: 41,112 | Gross: $22.86M

22%

40. The Amityville Horror (2005)

R | 90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

33 Metascore

Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.

Director: Andrew Douglas | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Melissa George, Jimmy Bennett, Jesse James

Votes: 99,378 | Gross: $65.23M

23% I can tell this tried to be good but it just didn't work out.

41. Bewitched (2005)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

34 Metascore

Thinking he can overshadow an unknown actress in the part, an egocentric actor unknowingly gets a witch cast in an upcoming television remake of the classic sitcom Bewitched (1964).

Director: Nora Ephron | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine

Votes: 65,381 | Gross: $62.25M

25%

42. The Legend of Zorro (2005)

PG | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

47 Metascore

Despite trying to keep his swashbuckling to a minimum, a threat to California's pending statehood causes the adventure-loving Don Alejandro de la Vega (Antonio Banderas) and his wife, Elena (Catherine Zeta-Jones), to take action.

Director: Martin Campbell | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Rufus Sewell, Alberto Reyes

Votes: 86,162 | Gross: $46.46M

26%

43. Fantastic Four (I) (2005)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

40 Metascore

A group of astronauts gain superpowers after a cosmic radiation exposure and must use them to oppose the plans of their enemy, Doctor Victor Von Doom.

Director: Tim Story | Stars: Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans, Jessica Alba

Votes: 297,520 | Gross: $154.70M

27%

44. Stay (I) (2005)

R | 99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

41 Metascore

This movie focuses on the attempts of a psychiatrist to prevent one of his patients from committing suicide while trying to maintain his own grip on reality.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Naomi Watts, Ryan Gosling, Kate Burton

Votes: 70,341 | Gross: $3.63M

27%

45. Elizabethtown (2005)

PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

45 Metascore

During a hometown memorial for his Kentucky-born father, a young man begins an unexpected romance with a too-good-to-be-true stewardess.

Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin

Votes: 64,309 | Gross: $26.84M

28%

46. Fun with Dick and Jane (2005)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime

47 Metascore

When an affluent couple lose all their money following a series of blunders, they turn to a life of crime to make ends meet.

Director: Dean Parisot | Stars: Jim Carrey, Téa Leoni, Alec Baldwin, Richard Jenkins

Votes: 125,379 | Gross: $110.33M

29% The beginning of Jim Carrey's downfall.

47. Be Cool (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

37 Metascore

Disenchanted with the movie industry, Chili Palmer tries the music industry, meeting and romancing a widow of a music executive on the way.

Director: F. Gary Gray | Stars: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Dwayne Johnson, Vince Vaughn

Votes: 64,755 | Gross: $56.05M

30%



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