12 Movies That Are Just Plain Awful, But We Love Them Anyway

It’s OK to like bad movies. You don’t need to defend your choices or agree with what the critics say. Movies are subjective, after all!

To make you feel better about your questionable favorites we gathered up some movies that are just plain awful, but we love anyway.

Mortal Kombat

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So much awful is going on with this movie. It takes advantage of very bad 90s CGI and combines it with mediocre acting from a (mostly) unknown cast. It’s also very cheesy while also seeming to take itself too seriously at times.

As a video game fan, though, I absolutely love this movie. And that’s saying something since video game movie adaptations are usually often famously bad.

Down Periscope

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This one is meant to be a comedy, not a serious film, and should definitely be taken that way. Besides being kind of meh but still beloved, something that makes Down Periscope even more interesting is that real life veterans have said that it’s the most accurate depiction of being in the navy they’ve ever seen.


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Keanu Reeves fans have a soft spot for Constantine even if it wasn’t all that great of a movie.

Part of the reason people didn’t like it is that it was too different from the source material (Hellraiser comics), but if you give Constantine a chance on its own it’s actually pretty good.

Fun With Dick and Jane

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Jim Carrey has made so many comedies that you can be forgiven for missing this one. It’s really dumb and silly, but that’s what makes it so funny. Definitely a must see if you’re a Jim Carrey fan!


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I’m always delighted when I see movies that have reviews like “4% on Rotten Tomatoes” and “74% of Users Liked This” on Google. That’s a sign that it’s an awful movie from a filmmaking standpoint, but still super fun and enjoyable to watch. Bio-Dome is one of those movies.

In true mid-90s dumb comedy, two guys accidentally get themselves trapped in a biological experiment.

If you’re brave enough to check out one of the (allegedly) worst movies ever made, this one’s actually available to stream for free on Tubi.


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Unlike a bad horror movie that becomes unintentionally funny, Rubber is meant to be hilarious.

Fun fact I want to share with you going into this (if you watch it): The tire (Robert) was originally meant to be pure evil, but during filming the creator decided to make him less bad and more silly. The final character, who is a bit like a stupid dog, was inspired by the beginning part of Wall-E.

Super Mario Bros. (1993)

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Everything about the original Super Mario Bros. movie that came out in 1993 was bad. First of all, it was absolutely nothing like the video games… They were New York plumbers! Seriously, what were they thinking?

Anyway, it’s great.

John Carter

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In reality, John Carter actually isn’t all that had of a movie, but when it came out back in 2012 they seriously failed at marketing this fun Sci-Fi/Western/Action style film. Besides not drawing the right audience, John Carter had too big of a budget and not enough substance to go with it.

Don’t let that deter you, though – this is still a great movie.

It’s also worth mentioning that it’s based on a book series that was written back in 1911.

The Day After Tomorrow

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I’m glad to see I’m not alone in the fact that I enjoyed The Day After Tomorrow. No, it’s not a good movie by most measures, but it’s still fun to watch. Can’t movies just be entertaining sometimes?

Van Helsing

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Leave our fun goth movies alone, Van Helsing is great! Even better because Hugh Jackman totally sells the character (at least in my opinion). Critics hated it (and said it was awful) but fans disagree. If you’re a fan of Dracula and other classic horror franchises then Van Helsing is a definite must-watch.

Fans also argue that it has one of the best live-action werewolf designs out of any movie they’ve seen, and I agree.

Resident Evil

Image Credit: Constantin Film.

This goes for the entire franchise, save for the latest film. Another great example of video game movies done right – they managed to capture the essence of the game with a new narrative.

Look, I’m not saying these movies are actually good. In fact, they’re pretty cheesy and rely a lot on shock, action, and horror, but they’re entertaining and unique.

This might be controversial, but as a fan I actually liked that they weren’t that scary.

Scooby-Doo (Live Action)

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It’s not exactly a summer blockbuster, but that doesn’t mean the live action Scooby-Doo movies aren’t cute and fun. Especially as a family movie!

Side note: A lot of people agree that Matthew Lillard was born to play Shaggy, but I can’t help thinking of his role in Halloween every time I watch these films.

Critics Agree: These 12 TV Shows Are the Absolute Worst

The Secret Life of an American Teenager
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What’s the worst show you’ve ever watched? Not just a bad show. Not a show you found boring, or didn’t like, or couldn’t get into. I mean the worst of the worst.

If you’re critical (like I am), it can be hard to narrow down the list, so I pulled some fantastic fan suggestions for this one instead.

Critics Agree: These 12 TV Shows Are the Absolute Worst

19 Hyped-Up Movies That Were Actually Terrible

Brid Box.
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So, you know how there’s always this buzz around those hyped-up movies, right? Like, the ones that everyone’s talking about, the trailers that give you goosebumps, and the anticipation that’s through the roof?

Yeah, those. But here’s the kicker- sometimes, they turn out to be total duds.

19 Hyped-Up Movies That Were Actually Terrible

Prepare to Ugly Cry: Here Are the 12 Saddest Movies of All Time

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Get the tissues ready (you’re going to need them) because we tracked down fan answers to “what is the saddest movie you have ever seen?” and there’s some real tear-jerkers on this list.

Apparently we love sad movies because there were so many suggestions out there that it was hard to narrow down this list to only 12. Don’t say I didn’t warn you, either. Some of these films are so depressing that you might just regret ever watching them. Put on one of these movies the next time you’re in need of a good cry!

Prepare to Ugly Cry: Here Are the 12 Saddest Movies of All Time

No More Cliffhangers: 21 Shows on Netflix That Actually Finish Their Stories

The End of The World.
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Are you in the mood for a lazy day and some binge-watching? There’s nothing better than winding down with a couple episodes of your favorite television show. But with so many options out there, where should you start?

No More Cliffhangers: 21 Shows on Netflix That Actually Finish Their Stories

12 TV Shows That Stopped Being Great After Only One Season

Ariana Debose HBO Westworld Season 4 - Episode 8.
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It’s not unusual for shows to eventually go downhill or for them to be bad from the start and get worse, but these TV shows stopped being great after only one season. No more, no less.

That’s not to say these shows aren’t worth watching (at least some of them) but if you’re thinking of checking some of them out it might be a good idea to quit after season 1!

12 TV Shows That Stopped Being Great After Only One Season

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