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SuperMalleo

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Since no one has done this topic (I'm sure of it) yet, i figure out that i do one. What movies do you like that critics hated on, or what movie do you think deserves respect?

For me:

  • Blade I & II - Honestly, these are one of my favorite movies based on Marvel characters. Wesley Snipes did a pretty good job playing Blade, the fight scenes were amazing, and the ensemble cast in Blade II (Norman Reedus, Ron Perlman, ect.) just make it better.
  • Gattaca - Ethan Hawke's acting is pretty good, so was Uma Thurman's.
  • Phone Booth - Remember Joel Schumacher? The guy who made the worst Batman movie? He directed this. Yeah, it's true. The suspense in the movie makes you wanna find out what's gonna happen next, and the caller (Kiefer Sutherland AKA Jack Bauer) torturing Colin Farrel scares me.
  • Rush Hour 1 The movie was pretty funny. Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker's racist jokes make it worthwhile.

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RR529

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As always when it comes to these things, I'll say Green Lantern.

Granted, it's nowhere near as good as stuff like Iron Man, Avengers, Man of Steel, etc., but I seemed to enjoy it much more than the average viewer. Not a great superhero flick, but a fun one, with nice colorful CGI effects, and imaginative use of his powers.

I'd put it above the other ill recieved superheo movies I've seen, like the Ghost Rider films & Superman Returns.

Then again, I know nothing of the actual comic, so that probably has something to do with it.

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GregDavisBlows

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Off the top of my head I can think of three movies that are underated by the mass majority of the internet: Superman Returns, Transformers 1, and Iron Man 3. I have no idea why these movies get so much hate, I'd give them all 3 out of 4 stars.

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maceng

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Green Lantern
Man of Steel
Unbreakable (it deserved a better run at the box office)

Liking Superman Returns and MOS at the same time is a big no-no.

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Kaze_Memaryu

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  • Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: I'll never understand why this didn't catch more attention...
  • Casshern: There are better movies out there, of course, but it's still a great one!
  • Welcome To The Space Show!: Did ANYONE see this one at all?

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R_Champ

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Hmmm, let's see:

-The Truman Show. A lot of people seem to hate this movie, but I think this (and the Majestic) are Jim Carey's best movies.
-Speed Racer. The reviews are terrible...and I don't care! LOL.
-The Royal Tenenbaums. A lot of hipsters I know like this movie, but overall it's unappreciated by the general audience because it's really good!

I also agree with the above the posters about Iron Man 3 and Gattaca: Both good movies.

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Oragami

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Apocalypto - I just love this movie. It's pretty long, but well worth your time.
The Butterfly Effect - For the longest time, this was my favorite movie. I don't understand the hate it gets.
Moonrise Kingdom - A quirky, fun comedy by the brilliant Wes Anderson
Mud - You always think you know what is going to happen in this movie, but then it does something different. It follows very, very few tropes.
Transformers - Maybe the sequels sucked, and maybe all Michael Bay makes are big budget action movies, but this movie was great.

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Oragami

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Oh yeah, and Man On the Moon, a movie about the life of Andy Kaufman. Absolutely hysterical.

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Zizzy

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Our Idiot Brother for sure. Man of the Year was really good, too. Love Robin Williams.

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Austroid

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The Star Wars Prequels - They are nowhere near as terrible as fanboys would lead you to believe. At worst they're above-average sci-fi films; and as far as stacking up to the OT, its irrelevant because they're seperate trilogies that were made with different intentions.

Batman Forever - A colorful, funny, and thoroughly enjoyable movie that happens to star The Caped Crusader. My personal favorite Batman film!

Jurassic Park III - Who says being like a B-movie has to be a bad thing? I really enjoyed the raw, survivor-like tone; and it was great to see Alan Grant return! Honestly my favorite of the JP trilogy.

Dragonball Evolution - I really enjoyed this! (probably due to being a casual DB fan) The cast, music, and (most of) the effects were great. With source material as crazy and as ridiculous as Dragonball, its no wonder DBE ended up as it did. I say it would've been far, far worse if they tried to keep everything 100% faithful to the original anime/manga; 80s fashion and all.

I also have to second Speed Racer too! I loved all the eyecandy and the retro atmosphere it had.

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Tasuki

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BieberBlows wrote:

Iron Man 3. I have no idea why these movies get so much hate, I'd give them all 3 out of 4 stars.

The reason Iron Man 3 got so much hate is cause of the way they handled The Mandarin character. Right there was enough reason for people to hate Iron Man 3.

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iKhan

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Austroid wrote:

The Star Wars Prequels - They are nowhere near as terrible as fanboys would lead you to believe. At worst they're above-average sci-fi films; and as far as stacking up to the OT, its irrelevant because both are two seprate trilogies that were made with different intentions.

Attack of the Clones is one of the worst films ever created, but otherwise I agree

Anyways Johnny English. It's a hilarious Mr. Bean/Rowan Atkinson comedy that doesn't get nearly as much appreciation as it deserves. The sequel was garbage though.

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Master and Commander

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Tobias95

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Taran and the black cauldron - its one of the best Disney classics

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Men in Black 2. I get why people don't like this sequel, but people pretend the original was some masterpiece that this movie RUINED. ...no. It was a very well done movie where everyman Will Smith enters a secret organization where dated pop culture references are because ALIEMS. But it was kind of an obvious little comedy, especially in retrospect. It probably also helps that barring maybe one scene in 3, I've never taken Men in Black seriously and just thought of it as a comedy. And despite some facepalm worthy stuff in 2, there's a lot of fun lines and it has some amazing awkward comedy.

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ChuckyIX

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maceng wrote:

Unbreakable (it deserved a better run at the box office)

I think the biggest problem this film had is that it was marketed mainly off of being done by the guy who made Sixth Sense, so people went in expecting a similar film, instead of a horror they got a very gritty and realistic superhero film they wasn't expecting. When I first saw it I didn't like it for that very reason. However re watching it sometime later with a fresh perspective I really enjoyed it.

Anyway my pick. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. By no means a classic, but it isn't that bad of a movie, sure the fridge/nuke thing was silly but it's not like silly things have never happened in the series. I much prefer Crystal Skull over Temple of Doom, neither come close to Raiders or Crusade.

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Austroid wrote:

Dragonball Evolution - I really enjoyed this! (probably due to being a casual DB fan) The cast, music, and (most of) the effects were great. With source material as crazy and as ridiculous as Dragonball, its no wonder DBE ended up as it did. I say it would've been far, far worse if they tried to keep everything 100% faithful to the original anime/manga; 80s fashion and all.

I'm going to have to politely disagree with you.

They botched Goku's character, left out Krillin, and the acting was bad for everyone except the person who played Roshi, and James Marsters.

The effects were bad, and I have seen much better effects in movies that came out years before it, though it probably had a low budget.

It was so different from the manga and anime that it almost seemed like it's own, boring, story.

There's some more, and it was a bad movie IMO.

I respect your opinion though.

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ZB42

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I liked Iron Man 3. The advantage I have is that I am not as familiar with the comics. That being said, I was a bit let down, but not enough to hate it.

My choices are:

Frequency - I loved that movie. Defintiely one of my favorites. It was sort of here and then... poof... gone.

The Road - a beautiful film. It was hard to watch, but a brilliant experience.

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Speed Racer

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Inkling

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iKhan wrote:

Austroid wrote:

The Star Wars Prequels - They are nowhere near as terrible as fanboys would lead you to believe. At worst they're above-average sci-fi films; and as far as stacking up to the OT, its irrelevant because both are two seprate trilogies that were made with different intentions.

Attack of the Clones is one of the worst films ever created, but otherwise I agree

Anyways Johnny English. It's a hilarious Mr. Bean/Rowan Atkinson comedy that doesn't get nearly as much appreciation as it deserves. The sequel was garbage though.

I second that! I loved Johnny English!

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