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    15 Movies That Failed To Pay Off The Hype

    Many people thought these films weren't worth boarding the hype train.

    Everyone knows the pain of patiently waiting for a film that looks fantastic only to find they weren’t as great as you thought.

    Darth Maul igniting his double-ended lightsaber in "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace"/The Joker with the left side of his face burnt in "Suicide Squad"

    15. Snakes on a Plane

    Agent Neville Flynn talking on a plane in "Snakes on a Plane

    14. The Dark Tower

    Roland firing both his guns in opposite directions in the Dixie Pig in "The Dark Tower"

    13. Godzilla (1998)

    Godzilla howling to the sky with lightning crackling in the sky in "Godzilla" (1998)

    12. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    Bilbo in his Hobbit Hole in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"

    11. Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker

    Kylo Ren on Exegol in "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker"

    10. X-Men: The Last Stand

    Magneto and the Brotherhood of Mutants on the Golden Gate Bridge in "X-Men: The Last Stand"

    9. Alien 3

    Ripley with a Xenomorph hissing next to her in "Alien 3"

    8. Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi

    Rey wielding her lightsaber on Ahch-To in "Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi"

    7. Spider-Man 3

    Spider-Man admiring his new black suit in "Spider-Man 3"

    6. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    Indiana Jones rolling out of a fridge in "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull"

    5. Suicide Squad

    The Joker with the left side of his face burnt in "Suicide Squad"

    4. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman in "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"

    3. The Matrix Revolutions

    Agent Smith in the rain in "The Matrix Revolutions

    2. Star Wars: The Phantom Menace

    Darth Maul igniting his double-ended lightsaber in "Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace"

    1. Justice League

    Superman speaking to Batman in Steppenwolf's fortress in "Justice League"