10 Terrible Movies People Love, But Admit Are Horrible

Movies are subjective, and what one person considers a cinematic masterpiece, another may view as a cringe-worthy disaster. However, some films have gained a reputation for being particularly terrible yet still manage to capture the hearts of audiences. These are the guilty pleasure movies that people love to hate but can't help but watch again and again.

1. The Core (2003)

A science fiction disaster, “The Core,” follows a group of scientists who must travel to the center of the Earth to detonate a nuclear device to restart the rotation of the Earth's core and prevent a series of catastrophic events. The film stars Aaron Eckhart, Hilary Swank, and Stanley Tucci. Despite criticism for its scientific inaccuracies, the film is an enjoyable watch for fans of the genre, featuring intense action sequences and a suspenseful plot.

2. Flash Gordon (1980)

Experience the thrilling journey of a football player, portrayed by the charismatic Sam J. Jones, who finds himself catapulted to a distant planet and entangled in an epic struggle against an evil ruler, masterfully portrayed by the legendary Max von Sydow, in this gripping science fiction odyssey. The film also stars Timothy Dalton and Brian Blessed, among others, and is known for its colorful visuals and an iconic soundtrack by Queen.

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3. Street Fighter (1994)

It is an action film based on the popular video game franchise of the same name. The film stars Jean-Claude Van Damme as Colonel William F. Guile, who must lead a team of martial artists to defeat the evil dictator M. Bison, played by Raul Julia. The film also features performances by Kylie Minogue and Ming-Na Wen, among others, and is known for its campy humor and over-the-top action scenes.

4. Fool's Gold (2008)

Starring Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson, Fool's Gold is a romantic adventure comedy about a recently divorced couple who reunite to search for a legendary treasure. The movie takes place in the Caribbean, and the beautiful scenery is a backdrop for their treasure hunt. Despite the negative critical reception, the film was a box-office success.

5. Deep Blue Sea (1999)

Dive into the deep end of terror with this spine-chilling horror flick that will have you on the edge of your seat! The setting is a top-secret research facility where cutting-edge scientists have gone rogue and genetically engineered a pack of deadly sharks to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.

However, when a group of people gets trapped in the facility during a storm, the highly intelligent sharks turn on them. The film stars Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, and LL Cool J, among others, and is known for its suspenseful plot and unexpected twists.

6. Batman & Robin (1997)

Get ready for a superhero flick that packs a punch. Directed by none other than the legendary Joel Schumacher, this blockbuster stars the suave George Clooney as Batman, with the charming Chris O'Donnell by his side as Robin. And let's not forget the brilliant Arnold Schwarzenegger, who brings the bone-chilling Mr. Freeze to life. This film has stirred controversy with its over-the-top action sequences, cheesy one-liners, and overall campy feel. Despite the critics' harsh words, this movie has managed to amass a devoted fan base over the years.

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7. League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)

Based on the graphic novel, like the movie's name, this action-adventure film features Sean Connery as Allan Quatermain, who leads a group of literary characters, including Captain Nemo, Dorian Gray, and Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde is on a mission to stop a criminal plot. Despite having an interesting premise and talented cast, the film received mixed reviews and underperformed at the box office.

8. The Cutting Edge (1992)

This romantic comedy features D.B. Sweeney as a former ice hockey player and Moira Kelly as a prima donna figure skater who teams up to compete in the pairs figure skating category. The movie has become a cult classic in the sports genre and is known for its memorable dialogue and chemistry between the leads.

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9. Van Helsing (2004)

Van Helsing stars Hugh Jackman as the eponymous monster hunter the Vatican recruits to defeat Dracula, Frankenstein's monster, and other supernatural creatures. The film also features Kate Beckinsale as Anna Valerious, a princess seeking revenge on Dracula for her family's curse. Despite receiving mixed reviews, the film's action-packed sequences and stunning visual effects make it an entertaining watch for fans of the horror genre.

10. The House Bunny (2008)

Starring the fabulous Anna Faris as Shelley Darlington, a former Playboy bunny turned house mother of a down-on-its-luck college sorority. This film is a journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Watch as Shelley works her magic on the sorority girls, helping them find their confidence and transform into fierce, independent women.

With a star-studded cast including Emma Stone, Kat Dennings, and Colin Hanks, this movie received mixed reviews. Still, it's since become a beloved cult classic, celebrated for its uplifting message of self-love and positivity. Take advantage of this feel-good film that's sure to brighten your day!

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