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15 Times "Rotten Tomatoes" Should Have Gave Movies A "Fresh" Rating

"Rotten Tomatoes" is great source to see what critics are saying about movies you're interested in watching, but sometimes these critics just get it wrong.

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1. Maleficent

A "rotten" score of 49%?! Angelina Jolie was wickedly fantastic in this film, giving one of her best performances and adding such a depth to the famous Disney villain. The story was a clever twist on the original classic (anyone else get major Snape/Harry vibes?). It provided a good message for people of all ages and the visuals were a sight to behold. Why such little love critics? I wouldn't get on her bad side...
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A "rotten" score of 49%?! Angelina Jolie was wickedly fantastic in this film, giving one of her best performances and adding such a depth to the famous Disney villain. The story was a clever twist on the original classic (anyone else get major Snape/Harry vibes?). It provided a good message for people of all ages and the visuals were a sight to behold. Why such little love critics? I wouldn't get on her bad side...

2. Scary Movie

How does this movie get a rotten score?! This film reinvented the spoof genre for God's sake! It was hysterical. Almost all the gags worked and the cast including Anna Faris, Marlon and Shawn Wayans, and Regina Hall are all comedic geniuses. All the sequels were also poorly received. I don't get it?? They're some of the funniest movies made, with the exception of the fifth, that one doesn't count because there's obviously no "Scary Movie" without Anna Faris!!!...sorry, not sorry Ashley Tisdale.
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How does this movie get a rotten score?! This film reinvented the spoof genre for God's sake! It was hysterical. Almost all the gags worked and the cast including Anna Faris, Marlon and Shawn Wayans, and Regina Hall are all comedic geniuses. All the sequels were also poorly received. I don't get it?? They're some of the funniest movies made, with the exception of the fifth, that one doesn't count because there's obviously no "Scary Movie" without Anna Faris!!!...sorry, not sorry Ashley Tisdale.

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3. White Chicks

Speaking of Shawn and Marlon Wayans, they're responsible for one of the greatest films EVER made..."White Chicks," which was unbelievably poorly received by critics. 15% "rotten"??? Are you kidding me?! They violated this comedic masterpiece. Have a sense of humor people! This is one of the funniest movies ever made. Sure, the premise is ridiculous, the costumes/make up are ridiculous...in fact, everything about this movie is ridiculous, BUT that's the point! It's not made to be taken seriously, c'mon. If you can watch this movie without growing a six pack from laughing, then you don't have a soul.
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Speaking of Shawn and Marlon Wayans, they're responsible for one of the greatest films EVER made..."White Chicks," which was unbelievably poorly received by critics. 15% "rotten"??? Are you kidding me?! They violated this comedic masterpiece. Have a sense of humor people! This is one of the funniest movies ever made. Sure, the premise is ridiculous, the costumes/make up are ridiculous...in fact, everything about this movie is ridiculous, BUT that's the point! It's not made to be taken seriously, c'mon. If you can watch this movie without growing a six pack from laughing, then you don't have a soul.

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4. The Great Gatsby

Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role, a beautiful world created with top-notch special effects, a soundtrack that includes the likes of Jay-Z, Beyonce and Lana Del Rey, and a timeless story based on a worldwide favorite book that almost everyone has read during their time in school...need I say more? How far up do these critics have their noses?
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Leonardo DiCaprio in the lead role, a beautiful world created with top-notch special effects, a soundtrack that includes the likes of Jay-Z, Beyonce and Lana Del Rey, and a timeless story based on a worldwide favorite book that almost everyone has read during their time in school...need I say more? How far up do these critics have their noses?

5. Dark Shadows

Tim Burton + Johnny Depp + Helena Bonham Carter = Amazing; THE END.
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Tim Burton + Johnny Depp + Helena Bonham Carter = Amazing; THE END.

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6. Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas

It's the frickin Grinch people! Jim Carrey was born to play this role, and the sets were taken straight out of the imaginative world of Dr. Seuss. It's a Christmas classic, in fact, it's THE Christmas movie. Trying to find a person that doesn't like this movie, would be like finding someone that doesn't like Kit Kat's either...because who doesn't like Kit Kat's??
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It's the frickin Grinch people! Jim Carrey was born to play this role, and the sets were taken straight out of the imaginative world of Dr. Seuss. It's a Christmas classic, in fact, it's THE Christmas movie. Trying to find a person that doesn't like this movie, would be like finding someone that doesn't like Kit Kat's either...because who doesn't like Kit Kat's??

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7. The Hangover Part II

Ok, I get that it was basically a re-hash of the original, but The Hangover Part II was still hysterical, and maybe even funnier than the first. Chow was definitely better in this installment, and you can't forget that monkey drug mule, cause that was ingenious! Again, these critics need to lighten up.
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Ok, I get that it was basically a re-hash of the original, but The Hangover Part II was still hysterical, and maybe even funnier than the first. Chow was definitely better in this installment, and you can't forget that monkey drug mule, cause that was ingenious! Again, these critics need to lighten up.

8. John Carter

This movie got soooo much slack and it definitely didn't deserve it! The "John Carter of Mars" stories had such a heavy influence on beloved sci-fi stories like "Star Wars" and "Avatar." It might have been the last to get adapted to the big screen but those other franchises could be considered knock-offs of "John Carter" if you want to get technical. The movie was fun, the effects were great, and there was Woola (the pet alien dog that's impossible not to love).
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This movie got soooo much slack and it definitely didn't deserve it! The "John Carter of Mars" stories had such a heavy influence on beloved sci-fi stories like "Star Wars" and "Avatar." It might have been the last to get adapted to the big screen but those other franchises could be considered knock-offs of "John Carter" if you want to get technical. The movie was fun, the effects were great, and there was Woola (the pet alien dog that's impossible not to love).

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take that you stiffy critics

9. Hocus Pocus

A 32% "rotten" for this Halloween cult classic is just unacceptable. If you like Halloween, you like "Hocus Pocus," it's that simple. Bette Midler was excellent as Winifred Sanderson, really delving into the shoes of the sick and twisted, yet comically over the top witch. Also, before she shot to fame as Carrie on Sex and the City, Sarah Jessica Parker was the dimwitted Sarah Sanderson, with that unforgettably high pitched voice.
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A 32% "rotten" for this Halloween cult classic is just unacceptable. If you like Halloween, you like "Hocus Pocus," it's that simple. Bette Midler was excellent as Winifred Sanderson, really delving into the shoes of the sick and twisted, yet comically over the top witch. Also, before she shot to fame as Carrie on Sex and the City, Sarah Jessica Parker was the dimwitted Sarah Sanderson, with that unforgettably high pitched voice.

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10. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

The second entry in Disney's successful "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise was one of the best ones in the series. The first movie was the only one to be rated "fresh" on Rotten Tomatoes. Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow, I'm sorry...CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow, is one of his best characters and his second outing was filled with adventure and spectacle. "Dead Man Chest"'s story also held up well when compared to it's predecessor. Davy Jones, please feed these critics to the Kraken immediately!!
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The second entry in Disney's successful "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise was one of the best ones in the series. The first movie was the only one to be rated "fresh" on Rotten Tomatoes. Johnny Depp's Jack Sparrow, I'm sorry...CAPTAIN Jack Sparrow, is one of his best characters and his second outing was filled with adventure and spectacle. "Dead Man Chest"'s story also held up well when compared to it's predecessor. Davy Jones, please feed these critics to the Kraken immediately!!

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11. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

"Prince of Persia" might have been Disney's unabashed attempt of recreating the magic of "Pirates of the Caribbean," but that doesn't make it any less entertaining. For someone that grew up playing the video games, I think the film perfectly captures the tone and story of the game. In fact, "Prince of Persia" is probably the best video game film adaption to be made. Jake Gyllenhaal was great as Dastan, playing the smug yet likeable character to his best abilities. This movie is just great fun, and a 36% "rotten" isn't fair.
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"Prince of Persia" might have been Disney's unabashed attempt of recreating the magic of "Pirates of the Caribbean," but that doesn't make it any less entertaining. For someone that grew up playing the video games, I think the film perfectly captures the tone and story of the game. In fact, "Prince of Persia" is probably the best video game film adaption to be made. Jake Gyllenhaal was great as Dastan, playing the smug yet likeable character to his best abilities. This movie is just great fun, and a 36% "rotten" isn't fair.

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12. The Polar Express

"The Polar Express" is a modern Christmas Classic, and while the characters looked a little creepy, the story was still heartwarming as every Christmas movie should be. The CGI was impressive and this movie was a technological breakthrough at the time of its release. So, yeah...
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"The Polar Express" is a modern Christmas Classic, and while the characters looked a little creepy, the story was still heartwarming as every Christmas movie should be. The CGI was impressive and this movie was a technological breakthrough at the time of its release. So, yeah...

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...that this is a great movie worth watching

13. Transformers

All of the "Transformers" movies were poorly received by critics, ::yawns:: ....if you like robots, hot chicks, and explosions, you'll love these movies.
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All of the "Transformers" movies were poorly received by critics, ::yawns:: ....if you like robots, hot chicks, and explosions, you'll love these movies.

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14. Jennifer's Body

"Jennifer's Body" is campy greatness. Megan Fox was born to play this role, in fact, I don't even think she was "playing." Yea it was cheesy, but in the best kind of way. The critics just obviously didn't get that.
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"Jennifer's Body" is campy greatness. Megan Fox was born to play this role, in fact, I don't even think she was "playing." Yea it was cheesy, but in the best kind of way. The critics just obviously didn't get that.

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15. Austin Powers in Goldmember

Both subsequent "Austin Powers" sequels were negatively received by critics. This makes no sense at all, all of these movies were hilarious and Mike Myers was gut-bustingly funny as his numerous characters throughout these films. "Goldmember" was extra special as it featured not one but TWO pop legends, the one and only Britney Spears and "Foxxy Cleopatra" herself, Beyonce. This movie was a welcomed addition to the series, and a great way to end the trilogy.
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Both subsequent "Austin Powers" sequels were negatively received by critics. This makes no sense at all, all of these movies were hilarious and Mike Myers was gut-bustingly funny as his numerous characters throughout these films. "Goldmember" was extra special as it featured not one but TWO pop legends, the one and only Britney Spears and "Foxxy Cleopatra" herself, Beyonce. This movie was a welcomed addition to the series, and a great way to end the trilogy.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

28% "rotten"?!?!?!?! HOW DARE THESE CRITICS?!?! lol jk, they had every right.
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28% "rotten"?!?!?!?! HOW DARE THESE CRITICS?!?! lol jk, they had every right.

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