Special Report

50 Worst Movies of All Time

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10. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)
> Genre: Adventure, horror, thriller
> Directed by: Joseph Sargent
> Starring: Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest, Mario Van Peebles

Steven Spielberg’s “Jaws” (1975) is a critically acclaimed classic and features a Rotten Tomatoes Freshness rating of 98%. “Jaws: The Revenge” (1987) — the original’s third sequel — has a rating of 0%. In the movie, Ellen Brody (Lorraine Gary), the widow of Roy Scheider’s police chief in the original, believes her family is being targeted for revenge by another killer shark.

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9. Son of the Mask (2005)
> Genre: Comedy, family, fantasy
> Directed by: Lawrence Guterman
> Starring: Jamie Kennedy, Traylor Howard, Alan Cumming

At the time of its release, film critic Richard Roeper wrote that his experience of watching “Son of the Mask” was the closest he’s “ever come to walking out halfway through the film” and that he wished he had. The follow-up to the 1994 Jim Carrey hit “The Mask” was a major flop at the box office, grossing less than $60 million worldwide against a reported budget of $100 million.

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8. Battlefield Earth (2000)
> Genre: Action, adventure, sci-fi
> Directed by: Roger Christian
> Starring: John Travolta, Forest Whitaker, Barry Pepper

This box office bomb is based on part of a novel by L. Ron Hubbard, founder of the Church of Scientology, of which star John Travolta is a prominent member. The Orlando Sentinel called the sci-fi flick “a third-string Planet of the Apes meets Star Trek … with a Swiss-cheese plot.”

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7. The Hottie & the Nottie (2008)
> Genre: Comedy, romance
> Directed by: Tom Putnam
> Starring: Paris Hilton, Joel David Moore, Christine Lakin

Paris Hilton stars in this comedy as the titular “hottie,” whose suitor tasks himself with finding a match for her less attractive friend. The gross-out comedy is described by Rotten Tomatoes as “crass, predictable, and ineptly staged.” It also grossed less than $28,000 at the domestic box office.

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6. Disaster Movie (2008)
> Genre: Comedy
> Directed by: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer
> Starring: Carmen Electra, Vanessa Lachey, Nicole Parker

“Disaster Movie” is one more crude parody movie from the filmmaking team of Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer. In addition to being panned by critics and audiences alike, the movie garnered six Razzie nominations for its incompetence

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