Top Ten Bad Movies With Good Special Effects

Just because a movie is bad, it doesn't mean it can't look pretty. This list compiles the best examples of bad movies with excellent special effects (I know it's all subjective - just using examples commonly considered to be bad).

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1The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, you're better than this :(

I had to vote for this one, it's the best looking spiderman move... but also the worst overall spiderman movie - thedeadthebadandthedexter00

I honestly liked this one quite a bit, and one aspect that really worked were the special effects. - Mrveteran

Idiots this film is great

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2Transformers: Age of Extinction
3Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace

One thing that gave critics reason to attack the prequel trilogy was actually how much effort was taken from the scripts and into the choreography. - PositronWildhawk

It maybe not very good at this time but in 1999 it is the best even better than titanic in my opinion - Thirdwind

I still like this movie more than Episodes II and III. I can't stand Hayden Christensen. - BKAllmighty

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4Wrath of the Titans
5I, Frankenstein
6Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

The only good things of this and the last one transformers movies (the first and the thirth rocks)


This truly is dreadful. You can tell all the cash was spent on CGI. I was hoping to see Rihanna get blown up, though. - PositronWildhawk

9Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Special effects were as good as the movie itself

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10Man of SteelV1 Comment

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It is not bad movie but kind of bored movie - Thirdwind

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12Jupiter Ascending

Oh, yes indeed. I saw this one in theatres because I was bored. Let's just say the visuals were the only thing that kept me from being MORE bored during the movie. - BKAllmighty

I was really only there for those incredible special effects. But the plot for this was an enormous let-down. - PositronWildhawk

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Effects look good, mediocre acting, boring plot, abysmal writing.

14Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
15Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Amazing looking visual effects for a movie that sucks

16Spider-Man 3

There is nothing bad about spiderman 3. It has a meaning to it, unlike Andrew Garfield's terrible spiderman movies

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17G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
18The Golden Compass
19San AndreasV2 Comments
20Freddy Got Fingered
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Top Remixes

1. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
3. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace



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