Worst movies of 2012

Of course what constitutes a worst movie is subjective but like any year 2012 has had it’s fair share of absolute turkeys! We have to thank the movie gods for things like the Razzies and have to stand here in disbelief that literally billions of dollars are wasted each and every year on terrible poor attempts at pulling hard earned money from our pockets! Of course some are misguided earnest attempts at making a good movie or attempts to approach the art from a new angle!

At least years down the line these movies can be enjoyed as comedic and ironic pieces! Examples of a certain era of cinema, much like the 80s and 90s are now!

So what are 2012’s worst movies? Here is an excerpt from the awesome list on Movie Insider:

  1. A Thousand Words
    0% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 54 reviews
    “Dated jokes (A Thousand Words was shot in 2008) and removing Eddie Murphy’s voice — his greatest comedic asset — dooms this painful mess from the start.”
  2. One for the Money
    2% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 53 reviews
    Read the summary of reviews at Rotten Tomatoes
  3. A Little Bit of Heaven
    4% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 54 reviews
    Read the summary of reviews at Rotten Tomatoes
  4. The Apparition
    4% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 50 reviews
    “The Apparition fails to offer anything original, isn’t particularly scary, and offers so little in the way of dramatic momentum that it’s more likely to put you to sleep than thrill you.”
  5. Silent Hill: Revelations 3D
    6% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 50 reviews
    “Featuring weak characters, an incomprehensible plot, and a decided shortage of scares, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D is a mediocre effort even by the standards of video game adaptations.”
  6. The Cold Light of Day
    6% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 34 reviews
    Read the summary of reviews at Rotten Tomatoes
  7. The Devil Inside
    7% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 76 reviews
    “The Devil Inside is a cheap, choppy unscary mess, featuring one of the worst endings in recent memory.”
  8. The Babymakers
    9% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 45 reviews
    “The Babymakers mistakes raunch for humor and, despite a few sporadic laughs, wastes its otherwise capable cast on gross-out gags and misfired one-liners.”
  9. Red Dawn
    11% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 99 reviews
    “The rebooted Red Dawn lacks the original’s topicality, but at least pays tribute in delivering the same short shrift to character development and general logic.”
  10. House at the End of the Street
    11% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 53 reviews
    “Poorly conceived, clumsily executed, and almost completely bereft of scares, House at the End of the Street strands its talented star in a film as bland as its title.”
  11. Gone
    12% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 60 reviews
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  12. Alex Cross
    13% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 111 reviews
    “Tyler Perry and Matthew Fox do their best, but they’re trampled by Rob Cohen’s frustrating direction and a tasteless, lazily written screenplay.”
  13. Piranha 3DD
    13% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 47 reviews
    “It strains to up the gore and self-awareness of it predecessor, and — despite some game celebrity cameos — the result is a dispiriting echo of 2010’s horror-comedy.”
  14. The Watch
    17% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 149 reviews
    “The Watch uneasily mixes sci-fi elements with gross-out gags and strands its talented cast with a script that favors vulgarity over wit at nearly every turn.”
  15. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
    18% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 108 reviews
    “With a weak script, uneven CG work, and a Nic Cage performance so predictably loony it’s no longer amusing, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance aims to be trashy fun but ends up as plain trash.”
  16. For Greater Glory
    18% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 44 reviews
    “It has laudable aspirations, but For Greater Glory ultimately fails to fulfill its goals due to an overstuffed script, thinly written characters, and an overly simplified dramatization of historical events.”
  17. 360
    19% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 67 reviews
    Read the summary of reviews at Rotten Tomatoes
  18. The Lucky One
    20% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 140 reviews
    “While it provides the requisite amount of escapist melodrama, The Lucky One ultimately relies on too many schmaltzy clichés to appeal to anyone not already familiar with the Nicholas Sparks formula.”
  19. Chernobyl Diaries
    20% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 83 reviews
    “Despite an interesting premise and spooky atmospherics, Chernobyl Diaries is mostly short on suspense and originality.”
  20. Taken 2
    21% on Rotten Tomatoes based on 156 reviews
    “Taken 2 is largely bereft of the kinetic thrills — and surprises — that made the original a hit.”

So, have you seen any of these movies? Do you think the ratings are fair? Would you plan to see them now they have such bad ratings?

Thanks for reading.

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