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28 Movies That Are ACTUALLY Really Good

Warning: controversial Batman opinions ahead.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which unpopular movies they actually love. Here are the results.

1. Catwoman

"I love the Catwoman movie with Halle Berry. It's a fresh origin story about a strong, awesome woman! And she looks fierce in her suit."—thundertwerker69"I love, love, love this movie and the soundtrack is really gorgeous. I just don’t get the hate."—martef
Warner Bros. Pictures / Via movieboozer.com

"I love the Catwoman movie with Halle Berry. It's a fresh origin story about a strong, awesome woman! And she looks fierce in her suit."

thundertwerker69

"I love, love, love this movie and the soundtrack is really gorgeous. I just don’t get the hate."

martef

2. The Village

"Some people hate it, and I have never understood why. It's suspenseful and a little creepy. Bryce Dallas Howard is amazing."—strangerthanitseems98"Most people really hate the ending, but I loved it and understood why the characters did what they did."—georgianab
Buena Vista Pictures / Via horrorfilmcentral.com

"Some people hate it, and I have never understood why. It's suspenseful and a little creepy. Bryce Dallas Howard is amazing."

strangerthanitseems98

"Most people really hate the ending, but I loved it and understood why the characters did what they did."

georgianab

3. The Transformers franchise

"They are great, funny, crazy, fun, sci-fi action movies. They are perfect for when you want to watch a mindless, entertaining spectacle. They also contain good music and special effects." —rasmuse
Paramount Pictures / Via comingsoon.net

"They are great, funny, crazy, fun, sci-fi action movies. They are perfect for when you want to watch a mindless, entertaining spectacle. They also contain good music and special effects."

rasmuse

4. Grease 2

"I know it's blasphemy, but I like it even more than the original. First of all, Michelle Pfeiffer is a badass. Second, Maxwell Caulfield is a babe. Third, the song 'Reproduction' is a damn bop!" —laurenalyssem"I think it’s one of the greatest cinematic masterpieces of all time!"—hew12302
Paramount Pictures / Via movieclips.com

"I know it's blasphemy, but I like it even more than the original. First of all, Michelle Pfeiffer is a badass. Second, Maxwell Caulfield is a babe. Third, the song 'Reproduction' is a damn bop!"

laurenalyssem

"I think it’s one of the greatest cinematic masterpieces of all time!"

hew12302

5. Batman Forever

"Please stop hating on this movie. It's silly and over-the-top at times, but Joel Schumacher was going for the more colorful and 'lighter' side of the comics." —courtmew4
Warner Bros. / Via denofgeek.com

"Please stop hating on this movie. It's silly and over-the-top at times, but Joel Schumacher was going for the more colorful and 'lighter' side of the comics."

courtmew4

6. Tusk

"I absolutely adore Tusk. It's bizarre and nonsensical and made me belly laugh, but also managed to creep me out! If you're willing to roll with its batshittery, I'm gonna propose that Tusk has its rewards."—lilmissmoseeay
A24 / Via syfy.com

"I absolutely adore Tusk. It's bizarre and nonsensical and made me belly laugh, but also managed to creep me out! If you're willing to roll with its batshittery, I'm gonna propose that Tusk has its rewards."

lilmissmoseeay

7. Cloud Atlas

"Cloud Atlas is a masterpiece with wonderful characters, great acting and music, and a very interesting storyline. It's seriously underestimated, people hate it without reason. "—jayson05"Just a stunning movie in my book." —andrewt447cc0b72
Warner Bros. Pictures / Via moviequotesandmore.com

"Cloud Atlas is a masterpiece with wonderful characters, great acting and music, and a very interesting storyline. It's seriously underestimated, people hate it without reason. "

jayson05

"Just a stunning movie in my book."

andrewt447cc0b72

8. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

"I know it had shitty reviews and was literally the reason Sean Connery retired (seriously, this came out in 2003 and he hasn't been in anything since), but I think it's a fun movie."—m46344564a"How many steampunk movies exist? An untapped genre, I tell ya!"—massielp2
20th Century Fox / Via io9.gizmodo.com

"I know it had shitty reviews and was literally the reason Sean Connery retired (seriously, this came out in 2003 and he hasn't been in anything since), but I think it's a fun movie."

m46344564a

"How many steampunk movies exist? An untapped genre, I tell ya!"

massielp2

9. Baywatch

"I loved the new Baywatch movie. Everyone said it was a flop but I laughed, loved it, and would definitely be up for a sequel!"—durantdhm
Paramount Pictures / Via metro.co.uk

"I loved the new Baywatch movie. Everyone said it was a flop but I laughed, loved it, and would definitely be up for a sequel!"

durantdhm

10. Howard the Duck

"My favorite movie is Howard the Duck and I'm damn proud of it! Yes, I know the movie nearly cost George Lucas the ability to build Skywalker Ranch, but I still love it."—steelerlady382201
Universal Pictures / Via denofgeek.com

"My favorite movie is Howard the Duck and I'm damn proud of it! Yes, I know the movie nearly cost George Lucas the ability to build Skywalker Ranch, but I still love it."

steelerlady382201

11. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

"King Arthur was supposedly one of the worst movies of this year. I disagree. It got way more hate than it deserved. Truly sad. I loved Guy’s fast-paced, action-packed storytelling. It was truly a masterpiece." —howyoudoski"It was my favorite summer action movie of 2017. The soundtrack is also amazing."—shannonp4f9a554d6
Warner Bros. Pictures / Via youtube.com

"King Arthur was supposedly one of the worst movies of this year. I disagree. It got way more hate than it deserved. Truly sad. I loved Guy’s fast-paced, action-packed storytelling. It was truly a masterpiece."

howyoudoski

"It was my favorite summer action movie of 2017. The soundtrack is also amazing."

shannonp4f9a554d6

12. Paul Blart: Mall Cop

"I love the Paul Blart movies, especially the second one. There's something about them that makes me want to watch again."—teenidle
Columbia Pictures / Via hollywoodreporter.com

"I love the Paul Blart movies, especially the second one. There's something about them that makes me want to watch again."

teenidle

13. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

"The Michael Bay-produced Ninja Turtles! Especially the second one! My sister and I really love them."—lionesserin91
Paramount Pictures / Via whysoblu.com

"The Michael Bay-produced Ninja Turtles! Especially the second one! My sister and I really love them."

lionesserin91

14. Batman and Robin

"I will never be ashamed to admit I love Batman and Robin. Uma Thurman introduced me to Poison Ivy whom I have been a fan of ever since. She made that movie amazing." —amandav4bb8241e2"I love how corny and extra it is. The things that most people hate about it make me laugh the most." —derekt48f185f99"George Clooney is the best Batman, even better than Bale. It’s so good, even Arnold’s very punny Mr. Freeze is awesome!"—laurenf4e1ce9a54
Warner Bros. / Via nerdist.com

"I will never be ashamed to admit I love Batman and Robin. Uma Thurman introduced me to Poison Ivy whom I have been a fan of ever since. She made that movie amazing."

amandav4bb8241e2

"I love how corny and extra it is. The things that most people hate about it make me laugh the most."

derekt48f185f99

"George Clooney is the best Batman, even better than Bale. It’s so good, even Arnold’s very punny Mr. Freeze is awesome!"

laurenf4e1ce9a54

15. Xanadu

"Greek mythology and roller disco starring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly... amazing!"—dgalante2411
Universal Pictures / Via wussymag.com

"Greek mythology and roller disco starring Olivia Newton-John and Gene Kelly... amazing!"

dgalante2411

16. The Star Wars prequels

"The Phantom Menace just so happens to be my favorite Star Wars movie. They get hated on a lot because of the 'constant' use of CGI and lack of practical effects, but I think they're great." —miriamkenobi"In my opinion, they gave Darth Vader a great backstory that explains why he's the way he is in the original three."—aliya28"I shamelessly love the prequels. While I agree Jar Jar is an insufferably bad character, I can't help but love the relationships between Anakin, Padmé, and Obi-Wan."—andiec47e4e8ac3
Lucasfilm / Via inafarawaygalaxy.com

"The Phantom Menace just so happens to be my favorite Star Wars movie. They get hated on a lot because of the 'constant' use of CGI and lack of practical effects, but I think they're great."

miriamkenobi

"In my opinion, they gave Darth Vader a great backstory that explains why he's the way he is in the original three."

aliya28

"I shamelessly love the prequels. While I agree Jar Jar is an insufferably bad character, I can't help but love the relationships between Anakin, Padmé, and Obi-Wan."

andiec47e4e8ac3

17. Jupiter Ascending

"It’s my go-to movie for a night in by myself. I know a lot of people hate it, but it’s the perfect mix of cheesy romance, sci-fi, and action-adventure."—elizabethm4c685924b
Warner Bros. Picture / Via huffingtonpost.com

"It’s my go-to movie for a night in by myself. I know a lot of people hate it, but it’s the perfect mix of cheesy romance, sci-fi, and action-adventure."

elizabethm4c685924b

18. Super Mario Bros.

"It got such bad reviews and Bob Hoskins repeatedly said it was the worst thing he ever did, but I loved it so much growing up."—vanessar4fe0aa3e1
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution / Via cinemablend.com

"It got such bad reviews and Bob Hoskins repeatedly said it was the worst thing he ever did, but I loved it so much growing up."

vanessar4fe0aa3e1

19. Crossroads

"It stars Britney Spears (!!!) and has some other cool actors. I've watched it way too many times already."—mafaldagelado2000
Paramount Pictures / Via bustle.com

"It stars Britney Spears (!!!) and has some other cool actors. I've watched it way too many times already."

mafaldagelado2000

20. Grown Ups

"That movie will always be funny to me. I watched it a lot when I was younger, so there's nostalgia attached to it. It has some crude humor, but it never really crosses into an uncomfortable or gross territory."—randompotato"I laughed my way through both!"—taliatalialily
Columbia Pictures / Via eurweb.com

"That movie will always be funny to me. I watched it a lot when I was younger, so there's nostalgia attached to it. It has some crude humor, but it never really crosses into an uncomfortable or gross territory."

randompotato

"I laughed my way through both!"

taliatalialily

21. Spider-Man 3

"Tobey Maguire's Spider-Man trilogy is good (yes, even the third one)."—chortlingchode"I honestly didn't hate Spider-Man 3, the emo Peter Parker scene cracks me up."—solivia"Tobey Maguire was perfection."—annay46abf609c
Columbia Pictures / Via the-fanboy-perspective.com

"Tobey Maguire's Spider-Man trilogy is good (yes, even the third one)."

chortlingchode

"I honestly didn't hate Spider-Man 3, the emo Peter Parker scene cracks me up."

solivia

"Tobey Maguire was perfection."

annay46abf609c

22. Alvin and the Chipmunks

"I genuinely think that Alvin and the Chipmunks is a good movie to watch at Christmas time. It’s not Christmas without it."—katiet4e69249bc
20th Century Fox / Via youtube.com

"I genuinely think that Alvin and the Chipmunks is a good movie to watch at Christmas time. It’s not Christmas without it."

katiet4e69249bc

23. Daredevil

"Daredevil with Ben Affleck is a movie I saw in theaters twice! I loved it. I thought he really captured a great character. I loved the religious dilemmas and his chemistry with Jennifer Garner."—jbishop1101"There may have been cheesy parts, but Michael Clarke Duncan was a solid Kingpin and the action scenes were tolerable."—nickh44f7b08db
20th Century Fox / Via blogtomados.wordpress.com

"Daredevil with Ben Affleck is a movie I saw in theaters twice! I loved it. I thought he really captured a great character. I loved the religious dilemmas and his chemistry with Jennifer Garner."

jbishop1101

"There may have been cheesy parts, but Michael Clarke Duncan was a solid Kingpin and the action scenes were tolerable."

nickh44f7b08db

24. Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

"Easily one of my favorites of the franchise."—katherinel4ed1d581f"I think it's the least liked, but I loved it!"—s4a1f21693
Universal Pictures / Via nerdist.com

"Easily one of my favorites of the franchise."

katherinel4ed1d581f

"I think it's the least liked, but I loved it!"

s4a1f21693

25. The Happening

"The concept of the movie is genius, it is very suspenseful, and has a great twist. Completely underrated."—jennc4d6d72a1e
20th Century Fox / Via notcoming.com

"The concept of the movie is genius, it is very suspenseful, and has a great twist. Completely underrated."

jennc4d6d72a1e

26. Waterworld

"I love the idea of an opposite apocalypse, with all the water and not deserts. I love Dennis Hopper. I constantly quote this movie. It’s so misunderstood, and I don’t care!"—thehauntofus"Waterworld is a great movie."—kiwirae
Universal Pictures / Via moviehousememories.com

"I love the idea of an opposite apocalypse, with all the water and not deserts. I love Dennis Hopper. I constantly quote this movie. It’s so misunderstood, and I don’t care!"

thehauntofus

"Waterworld is a great movie."

kiwirae

27. Twilight

"It’s one of the most iconic franchises ever!"—dereenh"Twilight was, and still is, a masterpiece. Don’t be hating on beautiful people."—erinn461e5883e
Summit Entertainment / Via metro.co.uk

"It’s one of the most iconic franchises ever!"

dereenh

"Twilight was, and still is, a masterpiece. Don’t be hating on beautiful people."

erinn461e5883e

28. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

"I dig Jesse Eisenberg's portrayal of Lex Luthor. Luthor is usually depicted as a suave and smooth villain, but he brings eccentricities to the table and it works."—ihateredroses"Keaton was a fantastic Bruce Wayne, but a bad Batman. Bale was a terrible Bruce Wayne, but an outstanding Batman. But Affleck was really great at both."—kyles42a44fe32
Warner Bros. / Via nerdhq.com

"I dig Jesse Eisenberg's portrayal of Lex Luthor. Luthor is usually depicted as a suave and smooth villain, but he brings eccentricities to the table and it works."

ihateredroses

"Keaton was a fantastic Bruce Wayne, but a bad Batman. Bale was a terrible Bruce Wayne, but an outstanding Batman. But Affleck was really great at both."

kyles42a44fe32

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