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    Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    I've been inspired to create this thread after reading the "most overrated" movie thread...

    For me it's the movie "Jumper" which came out either in '07 or '08 and starred Annakin Skywalker himself, Hayden Christiansen.

    Essentially about a guy who figures out he can teleport all over the world who is hunted by some crazy fanatic played by Samuel L. Jackson (I love Sam as much as the next guy, but he has been in some stinkers over the years).

    Just awful...horrible, horrible movie. It's never explained how the main character got this awesome power, or why he's being hunted by Jackson's character, and the main lead is a total d-bag as well, which makes it hard to care about what happens to him. I usually don't regret spending money at the theater, since I'm somewhat discriminating about what I go to see, but no amount of money too small would have been enough to justify seeing this crap in the theater. Worst part of it is that I saw it at night, so I didn't even get the daytime matinee discount.

    I cannot stand Hayden Christiansen either. I think he's an awful actor.


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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Tried to sneak into Saw II, sister went to Elizabethtown. We got caught and sat through an excruciating 5 minutes before going to walmart and screwing around for two hours.



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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Prometheus. It was trying to be intelligent, thoughtful science fiction but it was just incredibly dumb. I'm pretty sure the running time was roughly 6 hours.



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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUChippewa View Post
    I've been inspired to create this thread after reading the "most overrated" movie thread...

    For me it's the movie "Jumper" which came out either in '07 or '08 and starred Annakin Skywalker himself, Hayden Christiansen.

    Essentially about a guy who figures out he can teleport all over the world who is hunted by some crazy fanatic played by Samuel L. Jackson (I love Sam as much as the next guy, but he has been in some stinkers over the years).

    Just awful...horrible, horrible movie. It's never explained how the main character got this awesome power, or why he's being hunted by Jackson's character, and the main lead is a total d-bag as well, which makes it hard to care about what happens to him. I usually don't regret spending money at the theater, since I'm somewhat discriminating about what I go to see, but no amount of money too small would have been enough to justify seeing this crap in the theater. Worst part of it is that I saw it at night, so I didn't even get the daytime matinee discount.

    I cannot stand Hayden Christiansen either. I think he's an awful actor.
    I have a tie of a few:

    Volcano with Tommy Lee Jones

    Talented Mr. Ripley. I just hate that effing movie.

    Bean with Rowan Atkinson

    Battlefield Earth.

    Hayden is a bad actor in everything...except the true story Shattered Glass. Fantastic movie and he's not terrible. Watch it.



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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Godzilla in 1998. First time I realized a lot of my friends in school had very difference preferences compared to mine.


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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    The Benchwarmers with Rob Schneider



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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Ghost Rider. 2012 was close, though. King Kong (2005) gets the bronze.


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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Oscar starring Stallone, awful movie.



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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    we don't go to a ton of movies and usually only ones with good reviews/we really wanted to see, so not too many bummers in there but Quantum of Solace (James Bond movie) was definitely disappointing.........especially after how good Casino Royale was.


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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Life Aquatic with Steve Zazzu so something like that. Just terrible.



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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Quote Originally Posted by kilgore_trout View Post
    Ghost Rider. 2012 was close, though. King Kong (2005) gets the bronze.
    2012 for me takes the cake...



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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Quote Originally Posted by cowgirl836 View Post
    we don't go to a ton of movies and usually only ones with good reviews/we really wanted to see, so not too many bummers in there but Quantum of Solace (James Bond movie) was definitely disappointing.........especially after how good Casino Royale was.
    Jumper is so bad it makes QOS look good by comparison, but yeah, you're right; coming off the heels of what I consider the best Bond movie ever it was a disappointment.


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    Cat in the Hat. So bad it ****** me off.



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    Re: Worst movie you've ever seen in the movie theatre?

    Quote Originally Posted by HGPuck View Post
    Godzilla in 1998. First time I realized a lot of my friends in school had very difference preferences compared to mine.
    That really WAS terrible, and I also saw it in the theater. However, I did laugh at "serious" parts of Spiderman 3 and the third Pirates movie in the theater, both were just terrible. I don't know, three-way tie?

    Oh, and the X-Men where Kelsey Grammer is blue. I don't know what one that is. It was bad, too.


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