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    23 "Crappy" Movies That Are Actually Fantastic

    Rotten Tomatoes needs to check itself.

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community which shitty movies they absolutely love. Here are the ones they'll defend until the bitter end.

    1. So I Married an Axe Murderer (1993) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 54%

    TriStar Pictures

    "It will always and forever be my very favorite movie. It's HILARIOUS. Mike Myers is a comedic goofball genius. I can quote every line, and every line is worth quoting."

    meredithb9

    2. Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! (2004) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 53%

    Dreamworks

    "It's a tongue-in-cheek send-up of all the romantic comedy tropes it employs, and it critiques our culture's celebrity worship. It's totally self-aware but was marketed as just another piece of cheesy, vapid, wish-fulfillment dreck, so people wrote it off without seeing it. It's better than you think. And Topher Grace is cute as a button."

    Plum Jo

    3. Bee Movie (2007) – Rotten Tomatoes score: 50%

    Dreamworks

    "The jokes are hilarious, the characters are actually pretty complex, and every time I watch it, I pick up on something new I hadn’t noticed before. It’s one of the best animated movies out there, and I won’t hear anyone say otherwise."

    laram5

    4. Twilight (2008) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 49%

    Summit Entertainment

    "I am in my late 20s, and I will never be ashamed to admit that I always have and always will love Twilight. It sings to my inner 14-year-old emo, and it introduced me to Iron and Wine. Also, I will fight to the death for Kristen Stewart, who is a gay QUEEN and perfectly nailed the character she was cast for."

    meghanj4637b22d8

    5. Tall Girl (2019) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 44%

    Netflix

    "It recently came out and has received a lot of hate online. I'm a tall girl who struggles with self-consciousness about my height, so the movie really made me feel heard."

    VeganUnicorns

    6. Jennifer's Body (2009) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 44%

    Fox Searchlight

    "I love this movie. So many people heard it was bad and wouldn't watch it. For a while, I just made friends watch it with me, and a lot of them ended up liking it! I love this movie and I am willing to die on this hill."

    sarahk1303

    7. She's the Man (2006) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 44%

    Dreamworks

    "She’s the Man is my guilty-pleasure movie. Is it amazing cinema? No. Does the dialogue always make sense? No. Is the plot believable? No. Will I watch it for the 24th time and laugh at Amanda Bynes chewing like she has a secret? Absolutely."

    melindac4cdd9628f

    8. Center Stage (2000) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 42%

    Columbia Pictures

    "It's a time capsule of a soundtrack (Jamiroquai and Mandy Moore in the same movie? ISSA BOP), but using dancers instead of actors for the majority of the cast paid off in a strange way. Is the acting trash? Yes. Are there plot holes? All over the place. Is it still the greatest dance movie ever made? I'm willing to bet my life on that."

    marissad415

    9. Hot Rod (2007) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 39%

    Paramount

    "Hot Rod is the funniest movie of all time, and that is a hill I AM prepared to die on (or at least roll down after I'm finished rage-dancing out my feelings in the middle of the forest)! Honestly, it's more quotable than Mean Girls. It basically started 'cool beans' and 'too legit to quit.' It's an underrated gem."

    shannonsullyvin

    10. Teen Witch (1989) — Rotton Tomatoes score: 38%

    Trans World Entertainment

    "I had a movie night about 13 years ago and introduced it to several of my best friends, and they all loved it. Yes, the 'Top That' scene is super cringey, but it’s a masterpiece, and you can’t convince me otherwise."

    amlysl

    11. Scooby-Doo (2002) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 30%

    Warner Bros.

    "It has such low ratings on Rotten Tomatoes and IMDb, but it’s so funny to me! My sister and I can watch it anytime and it still makes me laugh. Plus, it’s fun to see the characters this way, and it's also very quotable!"

    DeeJayTee

    12. Suicide Squad (2016) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 27%

    Warner Bros.

    "I enjoyed Suicide Squad. I recognize what a mess it is, but it hasn't stopped me from watching it a bunch of times. I even bought the extended edition. I don't know, I think it's fun."

    ohpineapples

    13. Van Helsing (2004) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 24%

    Universal Pictures

    "The CGI is TERRIBLE and the accents are AWFUL, but I can't help it. I love it sooooo much!"

    deedrarankin-h

    14. Super Mario Bros. (1993) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 23%

    Buena Vista Pictures

    "Yes, it's horrible. It's so horrible that it comes full circle to good. It's a new, very different take on the mushroom kingdom and full of hilarious moments both intentional and unintentional."

    domhubbard2

    15. The Hot Chick (2002) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%

    Buena Vista Pictures

    "Rotten Tomatoes: 22% from critics, 59% from audiences, 100% from 13-year-old me. This was my friend group's favorite movie when we were in middle school, and was one of my first PG-13 movies. The handshake is iconic, and Anna Faris's character is so funny."

    sarahkhayes

    16. Showgirls (1995) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%

    MGM

    "I love that movie to bits. It's the definition of over-the-top, and I will defend it to the bitter end."

    kaorufan8

    17. Sucker Punch (2011) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%

    Warner Bros.

    "It touches on themes of mental illness, abuse, feminine power, friendship, freedom, sexuality, and mercy. It’s a very deep movie with complex themes that gets overlooked or ridiculed because people don’t understand the storyline. Not to mention, the artistry of the scenes and gritty viewpoints make it aesthetically interesting. I suggest it to anyone."

    annalees4c014a5d6

    18. Crossroads (2002) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 14%

    Paramount

    "Not only because I’m a giant Britney fan, but because it’s actually a good movie. The friends finding their way back to each other, going through ups and downs, falling in love...I love that movie."

    Snicks323

    19. Batman & Robin (1997) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 11%

    Warner Bros.

    "It might be my nostalgia goggles, but c'mon! What's not to love? All of the Batman films focusing on the same villains over and over get repetitive and boring (seriously, how many different versions of the Joker do we really need?). I'd take an evil cryogenic Arnold Schwarzenegger with a freeze gun and an unlimited number of ice puns any day."

    shannonsullyvin

    20. From Justin to Kelly (2003) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 10%

    20th Century Fox

    "I know even Justin and Kelly hate the movie, but I absolutely love the campiness of it. Plus, the music is great and it’s just so cheesy and fun, I will always watch it and defend it 'til the very end!"

    elissad3

    21. Christmas With the Kranks (2004) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 5%

    Sony Pictures

    "I just looked it up: 5% on Rotten Tomatoes. HOW? It's my go-to Christmas movie; I've watched it 729,208 times. At the very end, when everyone comes together to make the Christmas party and their whole neighborhood decorates with Frosty on the roof, it's just heartwarming. Love me some cheesy Christmas movies."

    elizabethc4d92846b0

    22. Catwoman (2004) — Rotton Tomatoes score: 9%

    Warner Bros.

    "Yes, the one with Halle Berry. Thirteen-year-old me went to the movies and saw it and loved it, especially at that age! Something about seeing Halle Berry as Catwoman, kicking ass, and not even a hint of Batman...I just loved it, and it made me feel incredibly confident at a time when I didn't really like myself. Adult me knows it's not the best movie and doesn't really follow Catwoman's backstory, but I still love it."

    FuturelibrarianMj

    23. And The Master of Disguise (2002) — Rotten Tomatoes score: 1%

    Sony Pictures

    "I know everyone scoffs at how corny and dumb it is, but I don’t care. Dana Carvey effortlessly taking on the likeness of everyone around him while putting on an Italian accent when he’s Pistachio that makes Mario and Luigi sound like they’re from Naples? Yes, sign me up for constant rewatches."

    lx59

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