People Are Sharing "Trashy" Movies They Believe Are Pure Works Of Art, And Honestly, They're Not Wrong

    I will never understand why White Chicks has a 15% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

    If you're anything like me, then you have an eclectic taste in movies. From rom-coms to action flicks to dramas, you never get bored of what Hollywood has to offer.

    Maya Rudolph in "The Good Place"

    But my favorite films, you ask? The ones that most people view as "trashy," but in reality are pure works of art. They never fail to bring me joy, and I honestly don't understand why people (and Rotten Tomatoes) hate on them so much.

    Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara in "Carol"

    This inspired me to ask the BuzzFeed Community which "bad" films they actually find very, very good, and here's what they had to say:

    Note: Not all submissions are from Community users.

    1. Batman & Robin (1997)

    Uma Thurman in "Batman & Robin"

    "Although Batman & Robin might be 'the worst,' you can't help but want to watch it again and again when you're bored! It's also the perfect movie to watch to make you fall asleep (in a good way)."


    2. The Hustle (2019)

    Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson in "The Hustle"

    "The Hustle is super good, even though it only has a 13% on Rotten Tomatoes! I watched it back-to-back five times. It's definitely in my top 10 favorite movies!"


    3. Ride Along (2014)

    Kevin Hart and Ice Cube in "Ride Along"

    "Ride Along has such a low score on Rotten Tomatoes, but I really enjoy the dynamic between Kevin Hart and Ice Cube. They're the epitome of opposites attract with their characters."


    4. Space Jam (1996)

    Michael Jordan in "Space Jam"

    "Space Jam was a cinematic masterpiece. Rotten Tomatoes can choke on it."


    5. Burlesque (2010)

    Christina Aguilera in "Burlesque"

    "Burlesque was panned by critics, but it honestly gives me the gay chills every time I watch it! From the campy musical numbers, wild costumes, and the hot as hell men and women, this movie makes my homosexual heart flutter!"


    6. Spice World (1997)

    Posh Spice complaining to the rest of the girls: "I had the same dream, but mine was much worse. I had a head but there was no makeup on it"

    "SPICE WORLD, OMMMGGG. A masterpiece, if there ever was one. 'It must be so hard for you, Victoria. I mean, having to decide whether to wear the little Gucci dress, the little Gucci dress, or...the little Gucci dress!'"


    7. Hot Rod (2007)

    Rod wearing a tie and buttoned-down shirt, saying: "I was too legit to quit. But now I'm not legit. I'm unlegit. And for that reason, I must quit!"

    "Hot Rod! It's really wacky, but I LOVE the Lonely Island and I think it's a comedic masterpiece that deserves WAY more love and attention than it gets."


    8. Monster-in-Law (2005)

    Jane Fonda and Wanda Sykes in "Monster-in-Law"

    I don't know why this has such a low score on Rotten Tomatoes because it's one of the funniest movies ever. Wanda Sykes and Jane Fonda are a killer comedic duo, especially during the dinner party scene — I wish they'd do 50 more movies together!


    9. Billy Madison (1995)

    Adam Sandler in "Billy Madison"

    "I know that a lot of people hate Adam Sandler movies, but they are actually kinda funny — just as long as you don't take them too seriously."


    10. White Chicks (2004)

    Marcus and Kevin as Tiffany and Brittany insulting Heather and Megan by saying: "Your mother's so old, her breast milk is powdered"

    "The fact that White Chicks never received an Oscar nomination is one of the worst tragedies of the past 50 years."


    11. Shrek the Third (2007)

    Puss in Boots, Donkey, Pinocchio, and the rest of the fairytale supporting characters debating on the team name they should give themselves, landing on: "Team Alpha Super Awesome Cool Dynamite Wolf Squadron"

    "I personally love Shrek the Third, although they say that it's the worst movie in the Shrek franchise."


    12. Showgirls (1995)

    Elizabeth Berkley and Gina Gershon drinking champagne at a fancy restaurant

    "OMG, I adored this movie — I just couldn't look away. I kept waiting for Elizabeth Berkley to start singing: 'I'm so excited! I'm so excited!'"


    "Showgirls was actually an incredible movie — particularly the dance routines!"


    13. But I'm a Cheerleader (1999)

    RuPaul saying: "I myself was once a gay." Clea DuVall and Natasha Lyonne looking cutely at each other

    "It's with Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall, and RuPaul! It was the satirical queer comedy we all deserved and it was soooo funny while also always reminding me what it felt like to be a young gay. Also, this movie is the reason I have a HUGE crush on early 2000s Clea DuVall."


    14. LOL (2012)

    Miley Cyrus in "LOL"

    "It's the ultimate teen flick, and even in my 20s my friends and I love to watch it. The music is really great and some things that happen in that relationship are soooo WTF that you can't help but love it!"


    15. Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991)

    Alan Rickman screaming to the ceiling: "I'll cut your heart out...with a spoon!"

    "The whole thing was awful and it didn't age too well, but it's interesting to watch now. From Kevin Costner's attempt at an English accent to Alan Rickman's eccentric interpretation of the Sheriff of Nottingham — it's a fun watch!"


    16. Glitter (2001)

    Billie singing for the first time at the club -- eyes closed, wearing a backward hat

    "I love the music and the storyline, and I've never really understood why it gets such a bad rap."


    "The soundtrack is amazing."


    17. Booty Call (1997)

    Jamie Foxx wrapped in kitchen plastic wrap on the couch

    "Booty Call was so cringey but also hilarious, especially when Jamie Foxx did those bizarre impressions while having sex with Vivica A. Fox. Also, when he covered himself in plastic wrap and almost suffocated — it's so freaking funny!"


    18. View from the Top (2003)

    Donna sitting in her flight attendant uniform

    "Gwyneth Paltrow plays a small-town girl with dreams of becoming a flight attendant. It's super tropey and predictable, but it's so cute, light-hearted, and uplifting. It's a really great movie for that lazy Saturday you get killer cramps and you just sit on the couch all day long."


    19. Vampire Academy (2014)

    "I heard you were good at taking on two guys at once"

    "This movie is ridiculous, over-the-top, and badly written, but it's also just so fun. As soon as you stop looking at it as a serious movie, and start watching it as a satire comedy, you can enjoy it for the cheesiness."


    20. And The House Bunny (2008)

    Shelley giving the girls a makeover, telling them: "First we must highlight your eyes. The eyes are the nipples of the face."

    "The House Bunny is soooo good! It has an amazing cast, and everyone is so hilarious in it!"


    Which "trashy" movie do YOU think is brilliant beyond brilliant? Sound off in the comments below!

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