Worst Movies Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck  

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List of supposedly great films that actually kind of suck. This list includes films that have won or been nominated for Oscars, Golden Globes, and many other awards, but despite their praise and accolades, we find them almost impossible to watch.
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Avatar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez Avatar is a 2009 American epic science fiction film written and directed by James Cameron, and starring Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Joel David Moore, Giovanni ...more

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
PeteBoyle added Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates Titanic is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster drama film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of what happened to the RMS Titanic, it stars ...more

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The Tree of Life is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain The Tree of Life is a 2011 American experimental drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, and Jessica Chastain. The film chronicles the origins and ...more

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The English Patient is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Willem Dafoe, Ralph Fiennes, Colin Firth The English Patient is a 1996 romantic drama directed by Anthony Minghella from his own script based on the novel of the same name by Michael Ondaatje and produced by Saul Zaentz. The film was ...more

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Crash is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris This movie is a 2004 ensemble drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Paul Haggis. The film is about racial and social tensions in Los Angeles, California. A self-described ...more

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The Prince of Tides is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Barbra Streisand, Nick Nolte, George Carlin The Prince of Tides is a 1991 romantic drama film based on the 1986 novel of the same name. The film stars Barbra Streisand and Nick Nolte. It tells the story of the narrator's struggle to ...more

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Prometheus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan ...more

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Les Miserables is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Dismalhead added Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman Les Misérables is a 2012 musical drama film directed by Tom Hooper, based on the 1862 French novel of the same name by Victor Hugo, which also inspired a 1980 concept album and 1985 ...more

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Borat: Cultural Learnings of A... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
QAZQ added Pamela Anderson, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alan Keyes Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan is a 2006 British-American mockumentary comedy film. The film was written and produced by British comedian ...more

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Pearl Harbor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
ddperk80 added Kate Beckinsale, Jennifer Garner, Ben Affleck Pearl Harbor is a 2001 American war film with romance and action elements directed by Michael Bay, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and written by Randall Wallace. It features an ensemble cast, ...more

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Shakespeare in Love is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Bootsdad added Gwyneth Paltrow, Ben Affleck, Judi Dench Shakespeare in Love is a 1998 British-American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Madden, written by Marc Norman and playwright Tom Stoppard. The film depicts an imaginary love affair ...more

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The Godfather Part III is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Al Pacino, Diane Keaton, Bridget Fonda The Godfather Part III is a 1990 American film written by Mario Puzo and Francis Ford Coppola, and directed by Coppola. It completes the story of Michael Corleone, a Mafia kingpin who tries to ...more

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Lost in Translation is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
analise.dubner added Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, Anna Faris Lost in Translation is a 2003 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola. It stars Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Giovanni Ribisi, Anna Faris, and Fumihiro Hayashi. The ...more

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Master and Commander: The Far ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Russell Crowe, Paul Bettany, Joseph Morgan Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World is a 2003 epic historical drama film co-written and directed by Peter Weir, starring Russell Crowe as Jack Aubrey, with Paul Bettany as Stephen ...more

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The Blind Side is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
JimJenkins added Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael ...more

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Drive is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Christina Hendricks, Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan Drive is a 2011 American neo noir arthouse action directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, starring Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan, Bryan Cranston, Oscar Isaac and Albert Brooks. It is adapted from the ...more

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Million Dollar Baby is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
JimJenkins added Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank Million Dollar Baby is a 2004 American sports drama film directed, co-produced and scored by Clint Eastwood, and starring Eastwood, Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman. This film is about an ...more

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An American in Paris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Nina Foch An American in Paris is a 1951 American musical film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin. Starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, and ...more

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Erin Brockovich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
JimJenkins added Julia Roberts, Marg Helgenberger, Aaron Eckhart Erin Brockovich is a 2000 biographical film directed by Steven Soderbergh and written by Susannah Grant. The film is a dramatization of the true story of Erin Brockovich, portrayed by Julia ...more

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Bugsy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Annette Bening, Ben Kingsley, Warren Beatty Bugsy is a 1991 American drama film directed by Barry Levinson which tells the story of mobster Bugsy Siegel. It stars Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley, Elliott Gould, ...more

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The Bourne Ultimatum is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Matt Damon, Julia Stiles, Brian Cox The Bourne Ultimatum is a 2007 American-German action spy thriller film directed by Paul Greengrass loosely based on the Robert Ludlum novel of the same title. The screenplay was written by Tony ...more

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Out of Africa is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Iman Abdulmajid Out of Africa is a 1985 American epic romantic drama film directed and produced by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford and Meryl Streep. The film is based loosely on the autobiographical ...more

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The Dark Knight Rises is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
NormanBates added Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman The Dark Knight Rises is a 2012 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. Eight years after the Joker's reign of anarchy, Batman (Christian Bale), with the ...more

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Citizen Kane is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
Orson Welles, Alan Ladd, Agnes Moorehead Citizen Kane is a 1941 American drama film produced by, co-written by, directed by and starring Orson Welles. The picture was Welles's first feature film. The film was nominated for Academy ...more

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Farenheit 9/11 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Critically Acclaimed Movies That Kinda Suck
JimJenkins added Farenheit 9/11