Rewind·Updated on Mar 18, 2019. Posted on Mar 14, 201622 Movies You Loved As A Kid That Got Terrible ReviewsAccording to reviews from the time.by by Matt StoperaBuzzFeed Staff, by Dave StoperaBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. rottentomatoes.com From the Chicago Tribune: "Dreadful."From Roger Ebert: "Watching the movie is like attending a party you weren't invited to, and where you don't know anybody, and they're all in on a joke but won't explain it to you."From the New York Times: "Apparently too much eye of newt got into the formula for Hocus Pocus, transforming a potentially wicked Bette Midler vehicle into an unholy mess." 2. rottentomatoes.com From the Film Journal International: "Air Bud may be bland, but it's also offensive." 3. rottentomatoes.com From Roger Ebert: "Is this a children's movie? I confess I do not know. Millions of kids will go to see it. There used to be movies where it was bad for little kids to hurt grown-ups. Now Kevin bounces bricks off their skulls from the rooftops, and everybody laughs."From the Las Vegas Mercury: "So, so bad." 4. rottentomatoes.com From the Baltimore Sun: "You feel as if you're being smothered in cotton candy by a director obsessed with infantility and who cannot bear to face the reality of childhood." 5. rottentomatoes.com From Entertainment Weekly: "If I were a 9-year-old boy, there’s a possibility I’d find this little fantasy on the theme of rampant consumerism sort of cool." 6. rottentomatoes.com From the Washington Post: "The horror, the horror." 7. rottentomatoes.com From Variety: "Very young children may find the numskull, by-the-numbers gags here amusing, but teens will consider this kids' stuff and adults will be pained." 8. rottentomatoes.com From Common Sense Media: "Ahnold terminates the holiday spirit." 9. rottentomatoes.com From Rolling Stone: "No matter how much cash Hook earns, it will take more than pixie dust to fly this overstuffed package into our dreams." 10. rottentomatoes.com From the New York Times: "This film was made very quickly by animation standards, and the haste shows."From the Houston Chronicle: "In basketball terms, Space Jam is more akin to the 'garbage time' that concludes lopsided games, when reckless playing is no substitute for the real thing." 11. rottentomatoes.com From Journal & Courier: "A travesty; not worthy of the original shorts."From Mountain Xpress: "Somebody needs to pay for this." 12. rottentomatoes.com From the San Francisco Chronicle: "An incoherent mess that jumps from one unlikely, brainless, crash-bang situation to another." 13. rottentomatoes.com From the San Francisco Chronicle: "Do you really want to spend money watching what is essentially marginality, or would those dollars be better used to see a better film or even buy a good book?"From Rolling Stone: "Get out your pooper-scoopers." 14. rottentomatoes.com From Time Out: "An unruly orangutan plus an opulent hotel setting equals a natural disaster, or in this case a kids' movie." 15. From Film Journal International: "A charmless and often mean-spirited 'kids' movie' that no kid under eight should be taken to see." 16. From the Houston Chronicle: "The vast majority of me — which is not 11 — wanted several times to run screaming into the lobby and plunge my head into the nacho hot-cheese cauldron."From the New York Daily News: "If you like your burger well-done, you're in for a disappointment." 17. From Mountain Xpress: "Everyone involved ought to be sent home alone — with no supper." 18. Via rottentomatoes.com From the Deseret News: "The Pagemaster's problems can be easily traced back to the screenplay, which simply lacks anything remotely resembling wit." 19. From Roger Ebert: "A gloomy special-effects extravaganza filled with grotesque images, generating fear and despair." 20. From Time Out: "Very lame ice-hockey flick." From the Washington Post: "Older escorts might want to bring a novel and a flashlight, or a Walkman or portable television with earphones." 21. From Film Freak Central: "The film is for very young children and people in comas." 22. Via rottentomatoes.com From Juicy Cerebellum: "By the end, you'll be glad they went extinct."