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Old 01-30-03, 07:05 PM
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Rotten Tomatoes 4th Annual RT Awards

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/featur...ards/index.php

Can you guess which two films scored 0% on the Tomatometer before looking at the results?

No big surprises on the list this year. I think they should fine tune the list though to take less 'fanboy' sources. eg: Spirited Away has a98% rating but it's #8. Read My Lips has a 96% rating but is #23 on the list. The Two Towers, the #1 film, has a 97% rating.
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oh comeon. bad company #2 on the bad list? i loved that movie.

i swear these critics are too focused on being emotionally moved or finding some deep rooted story line that they just dont stop and enjoy a damn flick for once.

for me, thats what a movie is about - being entertained for 1-2 hours. thats what i pay for and if i get it, its a great movie IMO.
Old 01-31-03, 01:07 AM
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I agree with their choice of worst movie of the year
Spoiler:
Rollerball .................................................................
. It was a very painful two hours. I kept thinking that maybe there would be some redeeming quality, but I was mistaken.

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Re: Rotten Tomatoes 4th Annual RT Awards

Originally posted by Krug
I think they should fine tune the list though to take less 'fanboy' sources. eg: Spirited Away has a98% rating but it's #8. Read My Lips has a 96% rating but is #23 on the list. The Two Towers, the #1 film, has a 97% rating.
I'm not sure what you mean by fanboy sources. According to the site, this is how they listed the films:
Instead of just going by the Tomatometer, we calculate the score by taking the Tomatometer and adding the sum of Fresh minus Rotten reviews. Why? Because a movie with 100 reviews should be weighted above the one with only 25.
So Two Towers got a better ranking than Spirited Away because it was released wider and got almost as good a percentage. I don't think Two Towers got a significantly higher number of 'fanboy' reviews.

That said, I do think Rotten Tomatoes should release an alternate list based just off of percentages, since not everyone would agree that weighting is necessary.
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Bad Company gave me bad company... ...I thought Elling was much better than (#92)...
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Glad to see I-Spy on the list.
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I admittedly saw neither but I'd certainly consider renting Serving Sara before Sorority Boys WHICH WASN'T EVEN ON THE LIST!!!!!!
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I love the qoute:

RE: "Pinocchio"

"I can't say this enough: This movie is about an adult male dressed in pink jammies."
-- Stephen Hunter, WASHINGTON POST



This film reeked. It was soooo painfully bad.

Actually, all the critic's blurbs on this movie are really hysterical:

Pinocchio

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Originally posted by atari2600
I swear these critics are too focused on being emotionally moved or finding some deep rooted story line that they just dont stop and enjoy a damn flick for once.
I sometimes feel that way, but a lot of critics probably see 5 or 6 new movies a week (Ebert and Roeper usually have at least five on their show). So it's not really surprising that they hold things to a little higher standard, and really dog out the sub-par stuff. Besides, it's their job to be critical.
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Originally posted by atari2600
oh comeon. bad company #2 on the bad list? i loved that movie.

i swear these critics are too focused on being emotionally moved or finding some deep rooted story line that they just dont stop and enjoy a damn flick for once.

for me, thats what a movie is about - being entertained for 1-2 hours. thats what i pay for and if i get it, its a great movie IMO.
Critics are sometimes too hard. But in the case of Bad Company it seems audiences agreed with the critics...audiences stayed away in droves! The film was bad, word of mouth killed it
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"Bad Company" was great example of two things: a waste of my money and time.
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Originally posted by atari2600
oh comeon. bad company #2 on the bad list? i loved that movie.


You're definitely the exception........
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i am the exception. it was entertaining for me...thus a good movie IMO.
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THE WORST 25 FILMS OF 2002
Rank Score Title T-meter
1. -98 Rollerball 3%
2. -94 Bad Company 10%
3. -93 Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever 0%
4. -92 Dragonfly 7%
5. -83 Serving Sara 5%
6. -75 The Master of Disguise 2%
7. -74 Slackers 7%
8. -65 Stealing Harvard 10%
9. -65 Ghost Ship 13%
10. -64 The New Guy 5%
11. -64 I Spy 17%
12. -64 Collateral Damage 18%
13. -62 Half Past Dead 3%
14. -62 Crossroads 13%
15. -60 Fear Dot Com 4%
16. -60 Mr. Deeds 22%
17. -59 Deuces Wild 3%
18. -57 The Adventures of Pluto Nash 3%
19. -57 Abandon 14%
20. -54 Juwanna Mann 9%
21. -52 The Queen of the Damned 17%
22. -50 Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights 14%
23. -50 The Tuxedo 23%
24. -46 Pinocchio 0%
25. -46 Swept Away 7%



Data collected on January 24, 2003
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/featur...tro=yes&type=w
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Originally posted by Aaron Amos
THE WORST 25 FILMS OF 2002
Rank Score Title T-meter
1. -98 Rollerball 3%
2. -94 Bad Company 10%
3. -93 Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever 0%
4. -92 Dragonfly 7%
5. -83 Serving Sara 5%
6. -75 The Master of Disguise 2%
7. -74 Slackers 7%
8. -65 Stealing Harvard 10%
9. -65 Ghost Ship 13%
10. -64 The New Guy 5%
11. -64 I Spy 17%
12. -64 Collateral Damage 18%
13. -62 Half Past Dead 3%
14. -62 Crossroads 13%
15. -60 Fear Dot Com 4%
16. -60 Mr. Deeds 22%
17. -59 Deuces Wild 3%
18. -57 The Adventures of Pluto Nash 3%
19. -57 Abandon 14%
20. -54 Juwanna Mann 9%
21. -52 The Queen of the Damned 17%
22. -50 Adam Sandler's Eight Crazy Nights 14%
23. -50 The Tuxedo 23%
24. -46 Pinocchio 0%
25. -46 Swept Away 7%



Pretty good list.I mean bad.I mean good as in...Oh nevermind.
Old 02-08-03, 04:22 PM
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Originally posted by Aaron Amos
12. -64 Collateral Damage 18%
Obviously it wasnt' up to par with Arnold's past hits, but it certainly doesn't deserve to be called one of the year's worst movies.
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Ouch. We Were Soldiers and Grey Zone were way down on the list. That sux. Both of those were on my top 10 list.
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Interesting lists.

Proud to say I have only seen 1 of the bottom 25 (Mr. Deeds; I thought it was relatively harmless fun).

10 out of the top 25. Refreshingly surprised to see Signs so high up; unfortunately, I would have to say Punch Drunk Love is closer to the 21st worst movie, rather than the best.
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I see Equilibrium is way, way down the list (292) just above Snow Dogs. I thought people here liekd that one (or at least some did). Oh well
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I can proudly declare that I did not see a single film on the bottom 25 list. I saw 7 of the top 25 and plan on seeing 6 others once they hit DVD. Seems like a decent listing for both top and bottom, though I personally wouldn't put The Two Towers in the top 10.
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Originally posted by Numanoid
I can proudly declare that I did not see a single film on the bottom 25 list.
same here... but I do have Collateral Damage on order from CH.

Other than that, I can definitely say that the only other one I will ever see is Abandon, because, well, it's KATIE HOLMES for pete's sake!
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I saw 20 out of the Top 25. Lots of stuff I don't agree with, including "Signs", "Road to Perdition" and "Punch Drunk Love". (I'd prefer filling those slots with "13 Conversations About One Thing", "Igby Goes Down" and "The Man From Elysian Fields", for example.)

Saw a resounding 0 from the Worst list.
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So far, I've seen 14 of the top 25, and 1 from the Worst List (Mr. Deeds). Critics just bash "Adam Sandler movies" on principle, it seems. I liked Mr. Deeds - it's pretty fun, amusing, and sweet.

My least favorite of 2002 - Chelsea Walls - didn't make it, but not surprisingly, because it was an 'indie' and therefore given leeway.
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Seems like a reasonable list of rotten movies...I'm just wondering how Time Machine avoided making the list. I caught 4 of the movies on the list and TM was at least as bad as any of the ones I saw.

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