15 Amazing Movies That Had Un-Amazing Reviews

Critics are great! But that doesn’t mean we always agree with them. Have a look at these awesome films that got less than awesome reviews. And while you’re at it, visit Pop Secret Labs where there’s always a new way to enjoy your favorite movies—even the ones that got panned!

1. Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

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Sure, it got some unfavorable critiques, but this movie taught us the importance of keeping the laces out. And that wins out.

2. Clue

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It doesn’t matter what people say, this is definitely the best of all movies named after board games.

3. Happy Gilmore

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This was called “[A] one-joke Caddyshack for the blitzed and jaded” by Entertainment Weekly, but Caddyshack most certainly didn’t have Adam Sandler getting into a fight with Bob Barker.

4. Final Destination

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If you hate this film too hard, death will come find you. The rest of us will be talking about how we’ll never see a truck carrying a bunch of anything the same again.

5. Flashdance

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This movie gave us so much. (Least of which is a Dance Moms commercial.)

6. Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny

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Time Out said, “it’d be against the law for us to recommend this film.” But if you’ve never broken the law before, your life is pretty boring.

7. Snakes on a Plane

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This movie delivered exactly what it promised.

8. The Wicker Man

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“★★★★” — The Internet… but mostly because of all the bees.

9. Pootie Tang

Louis C.K. was making great things before he was making even greater things.

10. Wild Wild West

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This is the only scene that’s not overloaded with steampunk.

11. Stuart Saves His Family

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Just because it bombed doesn’t mean that it’s bad.

12. Don't Be A Menace in South Central While Drinking Your Juice In The Hood

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The Wayans Brothers for life.

13. Showgirls

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Admit it: You own this VHS and are just as obsessed with it as everyone else.

14. Birdemic: Shock and Terror

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When someone says “so bad it’s good,” they’re likely talking about Birdemic.

15. Hudson Hawk

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People got upset because they thought they were going to see an action movie.

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