2017 Movies

The Worst Movies of 2017 

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List Rules Vote UP the worst movie. Vote DOWN the movies that weren't all that bad.

From bad sequels to disappointing reboots, the worst movies of 2017 are a variety of unfunny comedies and boring films. What is the worst movie of 2017?

2017 sequels, like Fifty Shades Darker and Transformers: The Last Knight, failed to redeem their respective franchises, while reboots like The Mummy and Baywatch disappointed everyone. Other bad movies on this list include Tupac biopic All Eyez on Me, studio cash grab The Emoji Movie, anime adaptation Ghost in the Shell, and Katherine Heigl thriller Unforgettable

Vote up the movies you think are the worst films of 2017. Feel free to add any bad 2017 movies missing from the list.

There are more bad movies on The Worst Movies of 2020 list.

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The Emoji Movie T.J. Miller, Anna Faris, James Corden

Directed by: Tony Leondis

Rotten Tomatoes score: 10%

The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated buddy adventure comedy film written and directed by Tony Leondis. Gene (T.J. Miller), a multi-expressional emoji who lives in a phone, ...more
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Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Kim Basinger

Directed by: James Foley

Rotten Tomatoes score: 10%

Fifty Shades Darker is 2017 erotic romantic drama film based on a novel of same name by British author E. L. James. It is the second film in the Fifty Shades film series, and a sequel to 2015 ...more
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Transformers: The Last Knight Mark Wahlberg, Josh Duhamel, Stanley Tucci

Released: 2017

Directed by: Michael Bay

Rotten Tomatoes score: 15%

Transformers: The Last Knight is a 2017 American science-fiction action film directed by Michael Bay, based on the toy line, and the fifth film in the series. With Optimus Prime gone, the ...more
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The Mummy Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis

Directed by: Alex Kurtzman

Rotten Tomatoes score: 16%

The Mummy is a 2017 American action-adventure horror film directed by Alex Kurtzman. It is a reboot of The Mummy franchise and the first installment in the Universal Monsters shared universe. ...more
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Monster Trucks Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Amy Ryan

Released: 2017

Directed by: Chris Wedge

Rotten Tomatoes score: 32%

Monster Trucks is a 2016 American comedy film directed by Chris Wedge. A young man (Lucas Till) working at a small town junkyard discovers and befriends a creature which feeds on oil being ...more
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Baywatch Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario

Directed by: Seth Gordon

Rotten Tomatoes score: 18%

Baywatch is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Seth Gordon, based on the television series of the same name. Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson) is the no-nonsense leader of an elite ...more
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Snatched Amy Schumer, Goldie Hawn, Joan Cusack

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Rotten Tomatoes score: 36%

Snatched is a 2017 American action comedy film directed by Jonathan Levine and written by Katie Dippold. A mother and daughter become part of an unexpected adventure when a vacation goes wrong.
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Vin Diesel, Samuel L. Jackson, Donnie Yen

Released: 2017

Directed by: D. J. Caruso

Rotten Tomatoes score: 44%

xXx: Return of Xander Cage is a 2017 American action film directed by D. J. Caruso. Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is left after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough ...more
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Dax Shepard, Michael Peña, Vincent D'Onofrio

Directed by: Dax Shepard

Rotten Tomatoes score: 15%

CHiPs is a 2017 action comedy buddy cop film written and directed by Dax Shepard, based on the 1970s television series of the same name. Two middle-aged LA motorcycle cops, Officer Jon Baker ...more
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Unforgettable Katherine Heigl, Rosario Dawson, Geoff Stults

Directed by: Denise Di Novi

Rotten Tomatoes score: 26%

Unforgettable is a 2017 American thriller film directed by Denise Di Novi. The film follows a divorcée (Katherine Heigl) who begins to torment the new fiancé (Rosario Dawson) of
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Demi Lovato, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello

Directed by: Kelly Asbury

Rotten Tomatoes score: 37%

Smurfs: The Lost Village is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film produced by Sony Pictures Animation and The Kerner Entertainment Company, with animation by Sony Pictures ...more
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Tyler Perry, Cassi Davis, Patrice Lovely

Directed by: Tyler Perry

Rotten Tomatoes score: 8%

Boo 2! A Madea Halloween is a 2017 American comedy horror film written and directed by Tyler Perry. Madea (Perry), Bam (Cassi Davis), and Hattie (Patrice Lovely) venture to a haunted campground ...more
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Rough Night Scarlett Johansson, Zoë Kravitz, Kate McKinnon

Released: 2017

Directed by: Lucia Aniello

Rotten Tomatoes score: 46%

Rock That Body is a 2017 comedy film directed by Lucia Aniello. Five friends from college (Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Jillian Bell, Ilana Glazer, and Zoë Kravitz) reunite when they ...more
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Demetrius Shipp Jr., Kat Graham, Lauren Cohan

Directed by: Benny Boom

Rotten Tomatoes score: 18%

All Eyez on Me is a 2017 American biographical drama film about hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur, directed by Benny Boom and written by Jeremy Haft, Eddie Gonzalez and Steven Bagatourian.
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Shawn Roberts

Directed by: Paul W. S. Anderson

Rotten Tomatoes score: 35%

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is a 2016 3D science fiction action horror film written and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson. It is the sequel to Resident Evil: Retribution (2012) and the sixth ...more
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Nat Wolff, Margaret Qualley, Keith Stanfield

Directed by: Adam Wingard

Rotten Tomatoes score: 40%

Death Note is a 2017 American supernatural horror-thriller film directed by Adam Wingard, based on the manga series of the same name. Light Turner (Nat Wolff) stumbles across a mystical notebook ...more
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Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John Boyega

Directed by: James Ponsoldt

Rotten Tomatoes score: 17%

The Circle is a 2017 science-fiction thriller film directed and written by James Ponsoldt, based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Dave Eggers. The film stars Tom Hanks, Emma Watson, John ...more
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Andy Lau, Matt Damon, Willem Dafoe

Directed by: Zhang Yimou

Rotten Tomatoes score: 35%

The Great Wall is a 2016 epic historical fiction action-adventure monster film directed by Zhang Yimou. During the Song dynasty, a few miles north of the Great Wall, William (Matt Damon), Tovar ...more
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Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg

Released: 2017

Directed by: Tomas Alfredson

Rotten Tomatoes score: 9%

The Snowman is a 2017 British crime thriller drama film directed by Tomas Alfredson, based on the novel by Jo Nesbø. Detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) investigates the ...more
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Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Tobias Menzies

Released: 2017

Directed by: Anna Foerster

Rotten Tomatoes score: 19%

Underworld: Blood Wars is a 2016 action horror film directed by Anna Foerster. It is the fifth installment in the Underworld franchise. Vampire death dealer Selene (Kate Beckinsale) continues ...more
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How To Be A Latin Lover Eugenio Derbez, Salma Hayek, Rob Lowe

Directed by: Ken Marino

Rotten Tomatoes score: 38%

How to Be a Latin Lover is a 2017 American comedy film directed by Ken Marino. Having made a career of seducing rich older women, Maximo (Eugenio Derbez) is dumped by a much older wealthy woman ...more
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Charlie Hunnam, Aidan Gillen, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey

Released: 2017

Directed by: Guy Ritchie

Rotten Tomatoes score: 27%

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a 2017 Australian-American epic adventure drama film directed by Guy Ritchie. The young Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) runs the back passages of Londinium with his ...more
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The Book of Henry Naomi Watts, Jaeden Lieberher, Jacob Tremblay

Directed by: Colin Trevorrow

Rotten Tomatoes score: 22%

The Book of Henry is an American drama film directed by Colin Trevorrow. A precocious 11-year-old boy, Henry Carpenter (Jaeden Lieberher), has a crush on their neighbor Christina (Maddie ...more
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Directed by: Stacy Title

Rotten Tomatoes score: 23%

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Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball, Andrea Libman

Released: 2017

Directed by: Jayson Thiessen

Rotten Tomatoes score: 44%

My Little Pony: The Movie is a 2017 Canadian–American animated musical fantasy film directed by Jayson Thiessen, based on the television series My Little Pony.