Special Report

The Worst Movies of All Time

Source: Courtesy of Emerson Film Enterprises

43. Manos: The Hands of Fate (1966)
> IMDb average rating: 1.8/10 (35,663 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 20% (8,246 votes)
> Starring: Tom Neyman, John Reynolds, Diane Adelson, Harold P. Warren

A family on a road trip through the desert ends up in the clutches of a bizarre cult. The plot revolves around the father’s attempts to pry his wife and daughter from the cult’s master. Will he succeed? Because it’s a horror film and not a family movie, you can pretty much guess the ending.

42. Deep Core (2000)
> IMDb average rating: 3/10 (1,278 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 5% (763 votes)
> Starring: Craig Sheffer, Terry Farrell, Bruce McGill, Harry Van Gorkum

In this science fiction thriller, a drilling operation hits a bit too close to the earth’s core, setting off volcanic eruptions and earthquakes across the globe. The Chinese government and nuclear weapons also figure in the convoluted story.

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41. Hangmen (1987)
> IMDb average rating: 3/10 (1,085 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 5% (1,617 votes)
> Starring: Rick Washburn, Dog Thomas, Keith Bogart, J. Christian Ingvordsen

“Hangmen” marks the screen debut of Sandra Bullock, who fortunately went on to better roles than this spy thriller about a rogue CIA assassination unit and a team of former Special Operations soldiers determined to bring them down. The film also features former boxer Jake LaMotta (immortalized in the Martin Scorsese film “Raging Bull).

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40. Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1991)
> IMDb average rating: 3.4/10 (1,644 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 0% (448 votes)
> Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, Paul Koslo, Tara Buckman, Jano Frandsen

In this mashup of science fiction and horror, government scientists find a portal to another dimension. Through this portal escapes a hungry alien creature. If the plot sounds familiar to the vastly superior “Alien” it’s probably because it is.

Source: Courtesy of Lions Gate Films

39. Alone in the Dark (2005)
> IMDb average rating: 2.4/10 (45,057 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 11% (57,801 votes)
> Starring: Christian Slater, Tara Reid, Stephen Dorff, Frank C. Turner

A supernatural detective played by Christian Slater learns that an ancient band of demons plan to return to life in the 21th century. The detective, his ex-girlfriend, and another friend stand at the gates of hell (you read that right) to stop them.