Rotten Tomatoes Picks the Worst Movies of the Decade

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When it comes to reviewing movies, I’ve always found that one of the most difficult things is not deciding whether a movie is good or bad, but rather, deciding whether a movie is bad or downright terrible. Make no mistake, there are many different levels of bad movies, but does anyone really care to get down to the nitty gritty of debating which ones are slightly better than others? It just seems like a colossal waste of energy.

Fortunately, the good folks over at Rotten Tomatoes have recently decided to sift through their vast review archives to give us the definitive Worst of the Worst list for the past 10 years in film. I don’t think there are too many surprises here, although the good news is that I think quite a few of these are movies that no one has seen. Maybe now they’ll finally find the audience they deserve! Are there any major duds missing from the list? Check out the top 20 after the jump, or head over to Rotten Tomatoes to see if you agree with the full countdown.


20. Crossover
19. Half Past Dead
18. The Master of Disguise
17. Twisted
16. Daddy Day Camp
15. Alone in the Dark
14. Beyond a Reasonable Doubt
13. Constellation
12. Killing Me Softly
11. Merci Docteur Ray!
10. Witless Protection
9. Redline
8. 3 Strikes
7. Strange Wilderness
6. Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2
5. National Lampoon’s Gold Diggers
4. King’s Ransom
3. Pinocchio
2. One Missed Call
1. Ballistic: Ecks vs Sever

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  • Dexter Morgan

    merci docteur ray? oh noes!

    that’s my fave movie of all time!

    shame on you RT, shaaaame

  • CLAUDE

    i think inglourious bastards should be in this list … if not top it

  • DeadFox

    Twilight should be Number 1

  • Niklas

    I havent seen any movie on this list. I guess thats a good thing.

  • Kim

    With too much of the good we always get a wave of backlash, gift wrapped in crazy. Inglorious Basterds? Really? Don’t even explain why, you just fail.

  • http://www.themusictank.com Julien

    I gotta agree, that Ecks Vs Sever movie was 100% shit. Can you classify worst movies against each other? I’m not sure. Surprised “Gigli” is nowhere on this list. Does not exclude it from sucking!

  • Bob The Slob

    Claude…eat shit and die twice.

  • Duke Togo

    Saw Rollerball, Battlefield Earth and Ecks Vs Sever.
    For some reason I thought Ecks Vs was a McG film, it truly deserves the worst of the decade award, well I didn’t see the other 97 on the list so that’s just a guess.

  • http://www.granateseed.com/futilepodcast Ian

    I feel good. I don’t think I’ve seen any of these movies. Recent “bad movies” haven’t been that fun anyway.

  • Machete

    Ballistic? that movie rule’s, i’m so sick of “LISTS”, This and every other one on “THE WEB” mean’s Jack Fucking Shit so what if asshole’s think a movie is bad i loved Rod Zombie’s H2 i gave it a 9.5 out of 10 so this list means nothing.

  • RaphNL

    Haven’t even heard of more than half on the list.

  • http://hhh.com Shut-Up Ed

    Why didn’t anything made by the Wayan’s brothers make the list?

    Whitegirls?
    That one with the CG midget with a huge head?

  • Machete

    And the Real no#1 is………………….8 Mile.

  • Tommy

    I viewed the Top 100 list and I was happy to see a few on there (like Whiteout and the Epic, Disater and Date Movies). Even happier to see some of my “dumb” movies NOT on there. Joy!

  • Machete

    Let’s face it this list is bullshit.

  • qiwi

    slipstream directed by anthony hopkins from 2 years ago is the worst movie of all time!!

  • stevie_baby

    I actually saw Ecks vs Sever and believe me, it was pretty fucking terrible. Maybe not worst movie of the decade (you gotta give them something for the okay budget and effort) but pretty close.

  • Ant

    One Missed Call wasn’t THAT bad honestly. And Strange Wilderness was a huge disappointment but there’s plenty worse films out recently.

  • kaosmax4u

    like RT knows what? killing me softly

  • Eric Smith

    Whoa. I agree with the vast majority of films on this list, but of all the Larry the Cable Guy atrocities, you pick Witless Protection? Honestly, Health Inspector and Delta Farce were far worse than that one. Also, I only see on Uwe Boll film on here. Isn’t everything he makes the worst? What about Postal? Also, what about the horrifyingly awful “spoof” films that nearly killed us? I’m talking about Date Movie, Epic Movie, Disaster Movie, and Meet the Spartans. Never was their an unfunnier time than watching this buckets of vomit. Any of those rank worse than Ecks vs. Sever, which was pretty bad, but not compared to these stinkpiles.

  • Ben Myers

    Whoa! Everyone is entitled to an opinion. Especially those who make lists. So we,who know what we are talking about,know that the people who make these lists are failed actors or journalists who can’t make it in any other way but to critisise the works of others. I believe the “critics” of the day panned, “Gone With the Wind “!!!

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