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27 Unintentionally Hilarious Movies That Are So Bad They're Great

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We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their favorite unintentionally hilarious movies. Here are their hysterical and eye-watering responses.

1. Staying Alive (1983)

RSO Records

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0%

All You Need To Know: Now imagine a sequel to Saturday Night Fever that's directed by Sylvester Stallone and completely misses the point of the original. Quite literally, that is Staying Alive.

Submitted by zazzlez

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2. Obsessed (2009)

Rainforest Films

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 19%

All You Need To Know: Obsessed is some bizarre cross between Terminator and Fatal Attraction until Beyoncé is forced to step in and whoop some ass. Then it ends.

Submitted by Zap Rowsdower

3. The Wicker Man (2006)

Alcon Entertainment / Saturn Films

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 15%

All You Need To Know: Nicolas Cage is the Beatles of unintentionally hilarious acting, and this is his White Album.

Submitted by igotdatfosho

4. The Happening (2008)

Spyglass Entertainment / Blinding Edge Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 17%

All You Need To Know: To say too much would be to spoil one of M. Night Shyamalan's vintage twists. Suffice to say it's very difficult to take Marky Mark, high school science teacher, seriously in this unintentionally hilarious horror movie that, at times, manages to be pretty disturbing.

Submitted by blairm44fba62b2

5. Monkey Shines (1988)

Orion Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 52%

All You Need To Know: A man with quadriplegia is given an experimental, hyperintelligent lab monkey named Ella as a live-in aid. There's one problem: Ella is a jealous monkey who is every bit as psychotic as she is adorable.

Submitted by Britany Crosby, Facebook

6. Troll 2 (1990)

Filmirage

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6%

All You Need To Know: It is in no way, shape, or form related to Troll 1, assuming that movie even exists, and it's about goblins, not trolls — and that's just the tip of the iceberg.

Submitted by gabrielam46b31bbfc

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7. Twilight (2008)

Temple Hill Entertainment / Maverick Films

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 48%

All You Need To Know: Glimmering vampires, swole' werewolves, and wildly dysfunctional relationships. What more do you need?

Submitted by Emma Luckhart, Facebook

8. Cellular (2004)

Electric Entertainment

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 55%

All You Need To Know: Pre-Marvel Chris Evans gets a call from a stranger who needs his help. Naturally, he risks everything to save this damsel in distress who also happens to be Kim Basinger. This movie is why we don't answer calls from restricted numbers.

Submitted by bnak

9. Mac and Me (1988)

Vision International / New Star Entertainment

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 0%

All You Need To Know: We no longer have to wonder what E.T. would have been like if it was a complete disaster. Laughable special effects and shameless product placement make this one of the most hilarious movies ever made.

Submittted by Brett S. Vergara

10. 2012 (2009)

Columbia Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 39%

All You Need To Know: This movie probably convinced everyone who believed the world would end in 2012 that there's nothing to worry about — it's that ridiculous.

Submitted by Things a T-Rex does

11. Insidious (2010)

Alliance Films / IM Global / Stage 6 Films

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 66%

All You Need To Know: There are lots of ghosts and ghouls in Insidious. They'll try to startle you, but watch this movie with your thumb on the pause button for some hearty laughs.

Submitted by Cecille Gultiano, Facebook

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12. Ghost Rider (2007)

Crystal Sky Pictures / Relativity Media / Marvel Entertainment

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 26%

All You Need To Know: Another Nic Cage film, another memorable haircut. Ghost Rider is considered one of the worst comic book movies ever made by people who have no sense of humor whatsoever.

Submitted by Sara Cassidy, Facebook

13. Rambo (2008)

Millennium Films / Nu Image Films / Emmett/Furla Films

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 37%

All You Need To Know: Where to begin. Rambo is an overwhelmingly violent movie. Let's just get that out of the way because it's literally the only part of this thing that could be considered serious. John Rambo must have changed his mind about war since First Blood, because he can't seem to get enough of it four films and almost 30 years later.

Submitted by kathrync4e147b18a

14. Xanadu (1980)

Universal Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 39%

All You Need To Know: This very odd musical is about two discouraged artists and a muse who decide to open up a nightclub called Xanadu. Romance ensues, weird things happen, and you'd better just watch it because words can't do it justice.

Submitted by Erin Fahy, Facebook

15. The Box (2009)

Radar Pictures / Media Rights Capital

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 45%

All You Need To Know: A creepy old man shows up with a mysterious box. He tells Cameron Diaz that if she presses the button in that box, she'll get one million dollars. Here's the catch: when the button is pressed, someone dies. What a dilemma!

Submitted by ezekielgreen40

16. On Deadly Ground (1994)

Seagal/Nasso Productions / Warner Bros

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 10%

All You Need To Know: Steven Seagal directs Michael Caine in a movie starring himself. Not convinced yet? He also fights a bear.

Submitted by Andrew Ziegler

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17. Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Focus Features / Michael De Luca Productions / Trigger Street Productions

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 25%

All You Need To Know: If your interests are ~unconventional~ then this bizarre romance chock full of not-BDSM and naked attractive people in horribly awkward situations might just be for you.

Submitted by Nicoletta Silvano, Facebook

18. Face/Off (1997)

Paramount Pictures / Touchstone Pictures / Permut Presentations

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 91%

All You Need To Know: Cage and Travolta literally swap faces as they overact like their lives depend on it. This is a cops and robbers movie on some very potent drugs and everything about it works perfectly.

Submitted by Michelle Beauchamp, Facebook

19. The Room (2003)

Wiseau Films

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 35%

All You Need To Know: The Room is considered by many to be one of the worst movies ever made, yet it manages to have one of the more favorable Rotten Tomatoes ratings on this list (and a substantial cult following). Starring, written by, directed by, and even funded by Tommy Wiseau (pictured above), The Room is necessary viewing for fans of bad movies.

Submitted by Lee Yercich, Facebook

20. My Soul To Take (2010)

Relativity Media

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 9%

All You Need To Know: A small town, a serial killer, teens, curses — you know the drill. My Soul To Take is either Wes Craven's best film or his worst. There is no middle ground.

Submitted by frenchfilmelephan

21. Orphan (2009)

Dark Castle Entertainment / Appian Way Productions

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 55%

All You Need To Know: A family decides to adopt an Orphan named Esther. But watch out! Esther is super duper evil. And there's a twist at the end that will make your head explode.

Submitted by Nancy Elgadi, Facebook

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22. Quarantine (2008)

Vertigo Entertainment / Andale Pictures / Filmax Entertainment

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 58%

All You Need To Know: In the spirit of The Blair Witch Project and Cloverfield, this is one of those movies made up entirely of "recovered footage," this time from a TV journalist and her crew. Quarantine is the remake of a legitimately scary spanish horror film titled REC, which is surprising considering the remake feels like a comedy.

Submitted by lindens2

23. Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Village Roadshow Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 56%

All You Need To Know: If LL Cool J doing battle with smart sharks doesn't appeal to you, you don't belong here.

Submitted by katies46ec24473

24. Swimfan (2002)

GreeneStreet Films / Cobalt Media Group

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 14%

All You Need To Know: Best described as yet another Fatal Attraction rip-off, the title just about says it all. Let's just say the "swim fan" in question likes a certain swimmer a little too much, so she goes on a murderous stalking rampage in an attempt to win his heart.

Submitted by LilyCrussell

25. Pompeii (2014)

Constantin Film / Impact Pictures / Don Carmody Productions

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 28%

All You Need To Know: If 2012 was a period film starring Jon Snow. Who doesn't love a good volcanic disaster movie? Keep in mind, this film was marketed as Pompeii 3D; don't go in expecting Gladiator.

Submitted by James Thomas, Facebook

26. Road House (1989)

Silver Pictures

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 40%

All You Need To Know: In Road House, Patrick Swayze plays a bar bouncer and beats the living crap out of people for two hours straight. To top it all off, he's not just any bouncer; he's the best bouncer there is. With his fists, he's Mozart.

Submitted by David Morgan, Facebook

27. Con Air (1997)

Touchstone Pictures / Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 55%

All You Need To Know: Cage plays a well-meaning convict (with an amazing southern accent) who just finished doing hard time. Now, he just wants to go home to see his family. The plane carrying him there, which transports prisoners, is hijacked by John Malkovich, who is also a prisoner. To say that Con Air is a wild ride would be an understatement.

Submitted by Katie Tousignant, Facebook

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