From 'Alien 3' to 'The Hulk': 10 Universally Hated Movies Reddit Loves
Are these movies really as bad as everyone says they are? Reddit doesn't think so...
When considering art, there are no universal truths by which to assess how real a work is. The same thing happens with movies. While there are many technical factors that effectively make a movie stand out -- such as great direction, script, and cinematography -- it's its audience that ultimately makes or breaks a movie.
While there are countless critically acclaimed films that people can't get, there are also several obscenely low-rated films that appeal to different types of audiences. From Hudson Hawk to Wild Wild West, here are the most loved and generally least liked movies on Reddit.
'Hudson Hawk' (1991)
Hudson Hawk is a 1991 film about an ex-con (Bruce Willis) who is out of prison after serving ten years. Hudson plans to live a simple life out of trouble. However, the character is caught between a rock and a hard place when a deranged couple blackmails him into stealing some of Leonardo da Vinci's works and threatens to kill his friend Tommy (Danny Aiello) if he refuses to do so situation.
Michael Lehmann's movie only has a 5.7 rating on IMDb. However, folks on Reddit found the hate for the film "totally inexplicable." According to u/tarnin, the film features "Great lines, great cheesy performances, great plot. It's just an all-round fun movie."
'Matrix Revolutions' (2003)
The Matrix is a classic: its sequel, The Matrix Reloaded, is not bad. Revolution, on the other hand, clearly disappointed a lot of viewers. The sci-fi action film follows Keanu Reeves' Neo, trapped in a train station between The Matrix and the real world, as he fights to end the war between humans and machines. Because it is believed that he is the one to end the war, Neo's associates set out to free him from the Merovingian dynasty.
The third installment in the franchise was hardly the most popular. When Redditors were asked which movie they liked but everyone hated, u/moviessuck couldn't resist mentioning Revolutions: "My most controversial opinion is that Matrix Revolutions is a funnier movie than the first Matrix. In the comments, another user added, "It does kind of fail to deliver the ending to what the Matrix sets, but the Animatrix fills in a lot of context (especially the archives of the First War)."
'Sucker Punch' (2011)
Sucker by Zack Snyder Punch follows Baby Doll (Emily Browning), a young girl in the 1960s. doll is Trapped in a mental institution by her abusive stepfather, she will undergo a lobotomy in five days. After she joins forces with four women, they all try to escape the terrible fate that awaits them.
Based on 50K ratings, with a Tomatometer score of only 22% and an Audience score of 47%, Sucker Punch is considered pretty bad. Fans on the platform can’t help expressing their love for this movie, and u/NerdJ is one of them: “The story may be average, and the dialogue is a bit bland, but it’s such a fucking good movie, and in my opinion, the reality The transition is handled very neatly."
This 2003 film centers on Bruce Banner's origin. Focusing on the accident that caused the beloved Marvel character (played by Erica Bana in this film) to transform into a giant green rage machine when the adrenaline released in the blood increased, Hulk was one of the first superheroes to adapt his story. One to the screen, even with questionable results.
While neither of Hulk's two solo films met fan expectations, some fans on the site aren't afraid to admit they Actually liked the first one, going so far as to describe it as "misunderstood and underrated". A now-deleted account deemed the film a "fascinating psychological and philosophical study," adding: "The performances of Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott and especially Nick Nolte Brilliant, letting the raw emotion of the characters flow out of the film. Their performances. Also, the cinematography, and especially the editing, is excellent."
'Tron: Legacy' (2010)
When Sam (Garrett Hedland), the son of a video game developer, goes looking for him When he mysteriously disappeared his father Kevin (Jeff Bridges), he ended up trapped in a virtual online world designed by his father and remained trapped for 20 years. While fictional virtual reality offers them stunning scenarios, it also relies on real danger.
Though often dismissed as a "failure," TRON: Legacy actually did well at the box office; Joseph Kosinski's sci-fi adventure has grossed over $400 million and made a fortune -- But that doesn't mean no one doesn't like it. Still, u/Maynards gushed about the film's visuals and soundtrack in a Reddit thread, with fans asked which movies people loved but everyone hated: "But when I explained it was a two-hour movies, people usually feel that I Daft punk music video starring Dude. ”^ This 1995 film about lone anti-hero “Sailor” (Kevin Costner) is set in a future in which the polar ice caps have melted and the Earth has sunk almost entirely under the sea. lifestyle. Later, he befriends Helen (Jenny Tripplehorn) and her young companion Enola (Tina Majorino), only to discover that they are being hunted down by a sinister group Manhunt. on Rotten Tomatoes.
Two people on the platform mentioned the film in separate posts asking the same question; The movie wasn't as universally hated as it was claimed to be. One now-deleted account said, "But man, this movie was ambitious! How many other films have such risks? The sheer scale of the production, the attempt to make a new movie mythology, and some really damn good action make this movie stand out. with Earth. When Billy Bob Thornton's NASA honcho Dan Truman suggests that the only way to stop it is to drill into its surface and detonate a nuclear bomb, Willis' character Harry Stamper, along with his chosen team of hotshots, will go on a quest to save the world on a perilous space mission .
Even with its Tomatometer score of 37%, Armageddon is still a memorable movie. "Armageddon is bad, but entertaining filmmaking at its best. I've seen that movie many times and enjoyed every cheesy moment of it," commented u/shiv52. On the other hand, another user added, "I hate Bruce Willis for making me cry. I feel weak."
From the end of the second film, following survivor Ellen Ripley (West Gurney Weaver) crash-landed on Fiorina 161, an unarmed, high-security prison planet, and the third film in the Alien franchise failed to live up to the hype.
However, one user on the platform said they really liked the movie: "Alien 3 is one of my favorites, and other people give me weird, weird looks. I fully admit that the finished product was butchered up By the studio and the action sequences are amateurish. But at the end of the day, I think the vast majority of complaints come down to, "Well, it's not aliens!" I know. This is a different movie.
'Alien 3' (1992)
Ridley Scott's 2012 film Prometheus revolves around archaeologist Dr. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) and her partner Charlie Holloway (Logan Marshall Green) and a crew of 17 follow clues to space travel to a distant moon
Describing it as a "fun and creepy sci-fi flick", you/Horsefrend said "there's something wrong with what the characters do, but (for For me) it's no different from a horror movie in that sense. I also like that the movie raises more questions than it answers (like A Space Odyssey). "^ "Wild West" is an action comedy based on a television show that aired from 1965 to 1977 and follows two famous agents (Will Smith and Kevin Kline) Grant is rescued from the hands of a Confederate scientist (Kenneth Branagh), who intends to avenge a lost Civil War.
"Absolutely everyone seems to hate it, I really like it. It's an absolutely ridiculous movie, but Will Smith, Kevin Kline, and especially Kenneth Branagh screwed it up like nobody, and I love it," commented u/Hooded_Demon. ^Continue reading: Bad Guys Get Away With Action piece