10 Movies That Were Shockingly Terrible, And 10 That Were Surprisingly Good

    "I consider Rise of Skywalker to be a genuine sin."

    There's nothing better than having low expectations for a movie, then being totally blown away. If you're anything like me, you'll spend the next week talking about it to anyone who will listen.

    On the flip side, we all know how much it sucks when there's a film we're sooo excited for, but it turns out to be super disappointing.

    Well, Reddit user u/Fantasticbrick recently asked about films you thought would be average but were actually great, and Reddit user u/Meganekko_Chu asked about movies you were so excited to see but hated. Here are some the top-voted responses:

    We also included responses from this and this Reddit thread.

    1. Surprisingly good: Pirates of the Caribbean (2003)

    Pirates of the Caribbean

    2. Disappointing: Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)

    3. Surprisingly good: The Lego Movie (2014)


    4. Disappointing: Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

    Couple about to kiss

    5. Surprisingly good: Edge of Tomorrow (2014)

    people wearing robotic bodies

    6. Disappointing: Mulan (2020)

    woman with a sword

    7. Surprisingly good: Nightcrawler (2014)

    man at light with street lights in his face

    8. Disappointing: Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

    man riding a motorcycle away from a dinosaur

    9. Surprisingly good: Weird: The Al Yankovic Story (2022)

    characters staring straight ahead

    10. Disappointing: The Dark Tower (2017)

    two men staring at each other

    11. Surprisingly good: Pacific Rim (2013)

    cast looking straight at something

    12. Disappointing: The Last Airbender (2010)

    someone ready to fight

    13. Surprisingly good: The Prestige (2006)

    closeup of a man

    14. Disappointing: The Many Saints of Newark (2021)

    two characters standing in the house

    15. Surprisingly good: The Cabin in the Woods (2011)

    characters looking suspicious outside

    16. Disappointing: Suicide Squad (2016)

    super heroes

    17. Surprisingly good: School of Rock (2003)

    man in the classroom with a guitar

    18. Disappointing: Eragon (2006)

    person shooting an arrow

    19. Surprisingly good: The Equalizer (2014)

    man in a bar

    20. And finally, disappointing: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

    cast with their weapons

    Which movies did you find surprisingly good or extremely disappointing? LMK in the comments below!

    Note: Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.