45. Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)
> Genre: Comedy, horror, thriller
> Directed by: Kim Henkel
> Starring: Renée Zellweger Zellweger, Matthew McConaughey, Robert Jacks
Twenty years after the original “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” helped launch the slasher genre, Kim Henkel, who produced and co-wrote the first version of the film, unleashed this reboot of the slaughterfest, noteworthy for its early-career appearance by Matthew McConaughey. Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly called this version “luridly abysmal.” Critics gave the film a 14% Freshness rating on Rotten Tomatoes, while only 18% of audiences liked it.
44. Dragonball Evolution (2009)
> Genre: Action, adventure, fantasy
> Directed by: James Wong
> Starring: Justin Chatwin, James Marsters, Yun-Fat Chow
The live action flick “Dragonball Evolution” has plenty of aspects that may appeal to those who are already fans of the franchise, but the majority of viewers feel left out. Even fans, however, find the film lacking that special something that made the original books (and cartoons) so engaging.
43. Jack and Jill (2011)
> Genre: Comedy
> Directed by: Dennis Dugan
> Starring: Adam Sandler, Katie Holmes, Al Pacino
This Adam Sandler film in which he plays both titular characters was the first movie to win every single Razzies award the year it was nominated. Even the presence of Katie Holmes and Al Pacino couldn’t save it. The movie currently has a 3% positive critics rating. Critic Sean Burns of Philadelphia Weekly opined that “Jack and Jill” is “the worst Adam Sandler picture yet, which is saying something.”
42. The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
> Genre: Comedy, action, sci-fi
> Directed by: Ron Underwood
> Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jay Mohr, Randy Quaid
Eddie Murphy stars as a lunar nightclub owner in this sci-fi comedy that absolutely bombed at the box office, grossing $4.4 million domestically on a $100 million budget. Critics almost universally gave it bad reviews, with David Hiltbrand labelling it a “paralyzingly dopey mess.”
41. Mr. Magoo (1997)
> Genre: Adventure, comedy, family
> Directed by: Stanley Tong
> Starring: Leslie Nielsen, Kelly Lynch, Matt Keeslar
The live-action version of the fondly remembered 1960s animated series (Mr. Magoo was voiced by Jim Backus) about the misadventures of a nearly blind senior citizen was described by critic Roger Ebert as “transcendentally bad.” USA Today went further, calling it “an insult to the intelligence of the entire human race.” Just 7% of critics on Rotten Tomatoes liked the film.
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