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Supposedly "Awful" Movies that you liked?

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#1 of 68 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

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Posted November 04 2001 - 05:01 PM

A flip-side to the other post, what are some supposedly awful films that you liked? My pick is: UHF (Trashed by critics, one of the funniest movies I've seen. The movie IS uneven, but the gags that work are memorable.) Also, I thought O Brother Where Art Thou (I think EW gave it an F) is an excellent film. I'm a fan of screwball comedies and this one is funny.

#2 of 68 OFFLINE   Alex Spindler

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Posted November 04 2001 - 05:12 PM

I think EW is one of the rare exceptions that didn't like O Brother to some extent.

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Posted November 04 2001 - 05:38 PM

I'm the only die-hard horror fan on the planet who actually consider Valentine and the House on Haunted Hill remake to be better than a lot of the crap that is labeled horror these days. If I'm not the only one, I'm definitely in the minority.

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Posted November 04 2001 - 05:51 PM

I agree with "the big hit", LDP and his "ya baby" cracks me up as does Bokeem Woodbine. I liked "battle field earth" also. Probably b/c my expectations were very, very low.
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#5 of 68 OFFLINE   Neil Joseph

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Posted November 04 2001 - 06:01 PM

I liked Judge Dredd which I don't think was an Academy winner.

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Posted November 04 2001 - 06:53 PM

UHF, I agree. I am really looking forward to the SE DVD of this movie. Hey, Patrick. How's it going? It's Captain Caps from the Toonzone Boards. I know we don't chat that often. We'll have to sometime. Sincerely, John Kilduff ------------------ "Who makes it happen?" "I make it happen"- Sigourney Weaver and Melanie Griffith in "Working Girl"
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Posted November 04 2001 - 07:35 PM

UHF is a great movie! And I couldn't give a rats a$$ what EW says, O Brother where art thou is a masterpiece!! and I'll add some of my favorites, careful they are doozies: Red Planet Mission to Mars Armageddon Supernova Demolition Man Judge Dredd Lost in Space The Wedding Singer Happy Gilmore Weekend at Bernies Fletch/Fletch Lives Groundhog Day The Blair Witch Project ------------------ Sean "I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates who said.......I drank what?"

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Posted November 04 2001 - 08:02 PM

Uhf is Great! So is Groundhog Day and Red Planet! mmmmm, Carrie Ann Moss!

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Posted November 04 2001 - 08:09 PM

I have to agree. My appreciation of Red Planet grows everytime it's on cable.

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Posted November 04 2001 - 11:34 PM

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Posted November 05 2001 - 03:48 AM

I agree about all the movies listed in this thread! Expect Valentine, Death becomes her and Supernova, which I haven't seen, and Battlefield: earth which surprisingly did not pass for me...

Charlie's angels, Hollow man, Dungeons & Dragons (Not so sure any more if these were really bashed that much, I know there are many more who like them)

Another examples of great movies with many fans that are still bashed are also Ford Fairlane and Harley Davidson & The Marlboro man

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#12 of 68 OFFLINE   Ash Williams

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Posted November 05 2001 - 04:32 AM

I few I loved that almost everyone else hated include:
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Posted November 05 2001 - 05:24 AM

I love Groundhog Day, but I've never heard anywhere that it was supposed to be an 'awful' movie. ------------------ 13-time NBA world champion Lakers: 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001
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Posted November 05 2001 - 08:26 AM

The 13th Warrior. I really enjoy this universally-panned film and watch it every couple of months. It's actually among my favorite escapist movies of the past few years.
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Posted November 05 2001 - 10:41 AM

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Posted November 05 2001 - 10:59 AM

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#18 of 68 OFFLINE   Michael Caicedo

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Posted November 05 2001 - 11:13 AM

I'll agree on Judge Dredd. Just a fun popcorn flick. I also liked: The Postman!!! ------------------ Michael Caicedo Winter Park, FL - At my signal, unleash hell...
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Posted November 05 2001 - 11:34 AM

Supernova - I'm easy to please when it comes to Sci-Fi. Sometimes, I enjoy adventures in space even if it's a B-movie or scientifically inaccurate.

As for the bad rap about the characters--hey, I've seen space operas that put their emphasis on human personalities and relationships. They're called "Star Trek" movies. Give me transparent underwater cities and vast hollow senatorial spheres any day. --Roger Ebert on The Phantom Menace

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Posted November 05 2001 - 11:45 AM

Happy Gilmore The Wedding Singer Valentine Scary Movie Child's Play 3 House On Haunted Hill Mortal Kombat : Anihilation Drop Dead Fred I like lots of movies

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