Critics can be so harsh when it comes to cinema, unless it’s a stuffy Academy Award-winning movie, or a superhero film, it seems nearly impossible to please critics these days. Here are five movies with terrible Rotten Tomatoes scores that are actually great:
This new take on the classic 1992 cartoon was a fresh, exciting, and magical experience in the theater, but the critics did not think so.
Viewers get to see a whole new world come to life with Mena Massoud as Aladdin, Naomi Scott as Jasmine, and an incredible performance by Will Smith as the famous Genie.
The love story paired with catchy songs, and new twists to the story made it an amazing movie, but the critics did not agree. It received at 57% on the Tomatometer.
The Greatest Showman (2018)
This musical tells the story of the famous P.T. Barnum as he chases his dreams of making a circus for the world to enjoy. The story inspires viewers to believe in themselves, follow their dreams, and be true to themselves.
It includes amazing songs, dance numbers, costumes, and an allstar cast including: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, and Zendaya.
While moviegoers loved the film, critics were brutally harsh and gave the film a rotten 56% on the Tomatometer.
Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)
This hilarious movie stars Kevin James in a heartfelt story about believing in yourself and the value of hard work.
The film has viewers laughing from beginning to end, and is paired with crazy plot twists.
While it has viewers laughing until they cried, the critics weren’t pleased, and gave the film a disappointing 32% on the Tomatometer.
The Internship (2013)
This movie stars Owen Wilson and Vince Vaugn in a hilarious comedy about two middle-aged men trying to make it in a millenial’s world. After losing their jobs, the dynamic comedy duo decides to try their luck at a Google Internship.
The film is hilarious from start to finish, and pairs nicely with a heartfelt message about believing in yourself.
The critics were way too harsh with this comedy and gave it a 35% on the Tomatometer.
How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days (2003)
This romantic comedy was an instant classic as soon as it hit theaters. It stars Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey in a story of two single adults and their unusual love story.
It is funny, heartwarming, romantic, and definitely worth watching, even though the critics gave it a disastrous 42%.