Top Ten Films With the Worst CGI

Sometimes the CGI in films looks as realistic as a claim that you can resurrect dead squirrels with your mind. Here, I think, are typical examples.

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1Descent (2005)

Not to be confused with "Descent" (2007) or "The Descent" (2005). This is by far one of the worst movies that I have seen, and the CG is simply laughable. - PositronWildhawk


I saw Avatar. I hate Avatar. But when I say it to someone else, they protest that it's amazing. Chances are high that they've never seen it but say they love it because you're supposed to. It really was hopeless as you say, Posron! Cameron's Titanic was much better, why did the bloke have to go in for a CGI?! - HezarioSeth

People falsify their liking for this film. - PositronWildhawk

What avatar is doing here? are you kidding me? it has amazing cgi.

This is the complete opposite - XtremeNerdz12

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3The Incredible Hulk (2008)

Incredibly mediocre. Hulk in this movie looks so awful, that by even putting it on the screen and expecting people to pay to see it is an insult to the intelligence of the viewing audience. I'd honestly rather watch and Lee's Hulk. - TechnoTarantino

This film was absolutely stupid. So very, very stupid. And boring as hell. I just don't see what my friends and family see. But it would probably have stood a slither of a chance if the CGI was any good. - PositronWildhawk

Are you sure you're not getting this movie mixed up with the 2003 Hulk movie? Because that movie had the crap CGI.

Epic movie this website is bull

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4Boa vs. Python

The scariest thing about this film is that people thought it was a good idea. - PositronWildhawk


This. Was crap. I'd get more believable special effects if I were to spray hot sauce and throw vegetables to give the impression of one of those aliens sucking out somebody's brain. And the script was no better. - PositronWildhawk

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6The Scorpion King

The CGI on Dwayne johnson is probably some of the worst I've ever seen in my life. he looks more like a character out of a PS2 game. how did they not finish the effects on him before this movie was released?

The whole thing looks ridiculous. No further remarks. - PositronWildhawk

The cgi was so bad I started laughing when they showed "the Rock"

7Cowboys & Aliens

It was a good film in terms of the plot, but the visual effects are those which I just couldn't take seriously. - PositronWildhawk

8The Lawnmower Man

Can you beilve that this came out 1 year before the original Jurassic Park?

9Scooby-Doo: The Movie

Terrible. They look like rubber people. It was the best thing about the film though... Gave us something to talk about when the film ended. - Britgirl

Please, Scooby doo, just stay animated and get your fake looking CGI dogs out of the film industry. - Skullkid755

Not to mention that the rabbit monsters all look the same. I guess they could only afford one design for these creatures.

Most of the time we were laughing at the film, not with it. It's CGI mostly, of course. - TechnoTarantino

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The cgi is horrible in this one. The characters are so bright, and move so fast, it looks like their trying to dance. Also, the plot is like toy story, but grocery store themed. This one probably should be 1

It looks like the polygons for cgi models got into a fight and didn't make up in time for the movies release jk. - Skullkid755

It looks like they had $1 for the animation and decided to use motion capture with the Xbox 360 Kenetic

The Contenders

11King Kong (2005)

Go back to the days before CGI. That was certainly more realistic than this. - PositronWildhawk

There's this one scene where jack black and his crew are running away from an apatosaurus stampee. the more they run, the more it looks like they're running away from a green screen.

12Lawnmower Man 2
13The Mummy Returns
14The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl

The effects in this movie literally made me wanna puke, what is the deal with all of Robert Rodriguez's movies having these vomit educing effects?


Who added this to the list? This was the first movie to ever use CGI.

Show some respect for this visually stunning masterpiece by taking it off the list.

16Ghostbusters II

You thought the whole franchise had bad CG? Wait until you see the walking Statue of Liberty! - PositronWildhawk

17Young Sherlock Holmes
18Snakes on a Plane
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