Film’s Biggest Letdowns?


Film’s Biggest Letdowns?

Source: Dark Horizons

Dark Horizons has reported that film site, Total Film has put together a list of the Top 50 Most Disappointing Films in history.

Topping the list are Star Wars: Episode 1 and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Here is the list:

  1. Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull (2008)
  2. Star Wars: Episode One – The Phantom Menace (2001)
  3. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)
  4. The Godfather Part 3 (1990)
  5. Spider-Man 3 (2007)
  6. The Hangover Part 2 (2011)
  7. Sucker Punch (2011)
  8. Superman Returns (2006)
  9. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
  10. Ocean’s 12 (2004)
  11. Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
  12. Terminator Salvation (2009)
  13. Green Lantern (2011)
  14. Quantum Of Solace (2009)
  15. Fantastic Four (2005)
  16. The Golden Compass (2007)
  17. Planet Of The Apes (2001)
  18. Alien 3 (1992)
  19. Batman and Robin (1997)
  20. Troy (2004)
  21. Kill Bill Part 2 (2004)
  22. Iron Man 2 (2010)
  23. Prometheus (2012)
  24. Jersey Girl (2004)
  25. Southland Tales (2006)
  26. Godzilla (1998)
  27. Miami Vice (2006)
  28. Hulk (2003)
  29. The League of Gentlemen’s Apocalypse (2005)
  30. X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
  31. The Spirit (2008)
  32. Catwoman (2004)
  33. Vanilla Sky (2001)
  34. Alice In Wonderland (2010)
  35. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
  36. Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End (2007)
  37. Once Upon A Time In Mexico (2004)
  38. Sex And The City 2 (2010)
  39. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
  40. Jennifer’s Body (2009)
  41. Public Enemies (2009)
  42. Alexander (2004)
  43. Ghostbusters 2 (1989)
  44. The Avengers (1998)
  45. The Lady In The Water (2006)
  46. The Lovely Bones (2009)
  47. Speed Racer (2008)
  48. Shrek The Third (2007)
  49. Congo (1995)
  50. The Tourist (2010)

While I don’t agree with all of the films put on the list, I have to say that the majority of them should be on there. There are some that just don’t even seem like anyone was truly anticipating their release.

What is on your Top 10 or Top 5 list of “Most Disappointing Films” in history? Am I the only one that doesn’t feel like ‘Ghostbusters 2’ shouldn’t be on this list?


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Marcos Cosme has had a love for writing and film since he was little. By combing those two passions, he started studying film early on in Middle School and High School writing screenplays and working in his High School television production studio. When it came time for college he decided to pursue a bachelors in Electronic Film making from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Marcos continues to be an avid watcher of movies and scripted television series, although he does, on occasion, watch some reality shows. He has watched hundreds of movies during the course of his life and has worked in various roles on small independent film projects, including writing, producing and directing. In his spare time Marcos loves to write screenplays, read books, contribute articles, blogs and reviews on various topics including (but obviously not limited to) movies, television, books, and wrestling; just to name a few. He is a Rabbit aficionado (he has a dwarf rabbit named Peanut-who is the logo of Cos' Blog) and is a Golden Retriever connoisseur (he has two Goldens named Cassie and Chloe). He also love to spend time with his wife and as of July of 2015 they welcomed their first child, Miles, who can occasionally be seen on the blog.

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