15 Terrible Films That Will Leave You Asking “How Did This Ever Get Made?”

Have you ever watched a film so awful it had you questioning how on Earth it was ever made? These movies will do just that. From musicals to horror and action, prepare to repeatedly ask yourself: “How did this ever get made?”

1. Burlesque (2010)

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Directed by Steven Anthin, Burlesque is an American film set on a musician. But, this movie has claimed criticism because of its cliche writing. The audience was also bored with the cast’s performance. The movie revolves around Ali (Aguilera). She has left her hometown to move to Los Angeles to become a dancer. 

2. Sucker Punch (2011)

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Sucker Punch was directed by Zack Sydney with ideas of psychology, fantasy, and action but remained underperformed at the box office. Most of the viewers found the story without any supporting characters or plot. 

The film is set on Babydoll (Emily Browning). She is a young woman committed to a mental institute, where she enters a fantasy world.  

3. Speed 2: Cruise Control (1997)

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Staring Bullock and Jason Patric, the movie is directed by Jan de Bont. You may get excited about the thrill and action on hearing the film’s name, Speed 2: Cruise Control. But, the movie is not what you think. It has gained great criticism because of the cast performance, story absence of Reeves, and its set up on a slow-moving cruise ship.

4. Jaws: The Revenge (1987)

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The fictional horror film Jaws 4: The Revenge is the least-grossing film of the Franchise. The audience criticized the convoluted story, poor cast performance, and very cheap-looking effects. Directed by Joseph Sargent, the film revolves around Ellen Brody (Gary); she is afraid of a big white shark.

5. Barb Wire (1996)

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One of the terrible superhero films, Barb Wire, is based on the Dark Horse Comics character. Viewers did not like the movie because of its similarity to that of Casablanca. The lack of energy and plot also makes the audience feel bored. This film is set in the Second American Civil War in 2017, where Barb Wire (Pamela Anderson Lee) has a nightclub named Hammerhead.

6. Spice World (1997)

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Directed by Bob Spiers, Spice World is a comedy film based on a group of ’90s pop girls. The lack of a cohesive story and the extremely lazy performance of the cast caused the film to fail badly. It stars Victoria Adams, Melanie Brown, Emma Bunton, Melanie C and Geri Halliwell. The group of these girls is known as the Spice Girls, who tour around London in a luxurious double-decker tour bus.

7. Staying Alive (1983)

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Sylvester Stallone directs the movie Staying Alive, which is enough always to bore its audience. The lack of reality-sensibility and unnecessary dramatic depths have received negative reviews.

The film revolves around Tony (John Travolta). This movie shows his struggle to survive and pursue his dream of making a great dance career.

8. Lake Placid (1999)

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One of the low-budget films made for television sequel, Lake Placid, is directed by David E. Kelly. But, the smarmy script and the inability of the movie to deliver the creature feature mayhem result in the loss of its thrill. It stars Bill Pullman and Bridget Fonda. The film is set on a giant crocodile that has terrorized Black Lake.

9. Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)

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Cinema lovers have called the duration of the Star Wars Holiday Special the worst two hours of their lives. Viewers criticized that they were not even able to understand what the story exactly was.

Steve Binder directed this movie, starring Peter Mayhew and Harrison Ford. They try to celebrate Life Day by getting the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk.

10. The Lawnmower Man (1992)

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The Lawnmower Man is a movie based on scientific fiction and horror scenes. But, the audience found it terrible because of its predictable, melodramatic script and its outdated visual effects.

Directed by Brett Leonard, the movie is set on Jobe Smith (Jeff Fahey), a disabled gardener. Dr. Lawrence (Pierce Brosnan) is a scientist who experiments on him and tries to give him intellectual powers.

11. Sleepwalkers (1992)

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Audiences called the story of Sleepwalkers a pathetic, idiotic horror potboiler. Its underdeveloped material fails to grasp the viewer’s attention. The film is set on Charles Brady (Brian Krause), Mary Brady (Alive Krige), and Tanya (Madchen Amick). The story depicts the last two survivors from the attack of vampire shapeshifting species.

12. My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988)

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Richard Benjamin directs the movie My Stepmother Is an Alien. But the movie has gained great criticism because of its uninteresting cast performance and screenplay.

The movie depicts the story of Celeste (Kim Basinger). She is an extraterrestrial woman who is on a mission. She is sent to Earth after her own planet becomes disrupted by its gravity.

13. Disclosure (1994)

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The movie Disclosure is derived from the novel of the same name. The film’s unclear plot, underdeveloped characters, and implausibility make it a terrible choice. It stars Donald Sutherland, Caroline Goodall, and Dennis Miller. It is based on the computer industry office setting and physical harassment.

14. Old (2021)

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This American film can be your nasty decision because of its obscure dialogues, bad-quality screenplay, and poor cast performance. M. Night Shyamalan directs this film. It is set on a couple: Guy Cappa (Gael García Bernal) and Prisca Cappa (Vicky Krieps). The story is about a family who feels the secluded beach is causing them to age rapidly.

15. Junior (1994)

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Directed by Ivan Reitman, Junior is an American comedy-based film revolving around fertility-related research. The lack of meaningful comedy and poignant human dimensions resulted in great criticism of the movie. It is set on Alex Hesse (Arnold Schwarzenegger), who agrees to carry a male pregnancy in his body using the Expectane drug.

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