Top 10 Reasons Why Rotten Tomatoes Sucks


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1The ratings are biased

Boo Hoo. This is the kind of list some crybaby like Disney1994 would make. "WAH! Critics with a different opinion from mine hate movies I like and like movies I hate! They suck! " Critics have a different opinion from you, like any other dude walking on the street. If they hate a movie you like or like a movie you hate, shut up and don't let it get to you. - NikBrusk

So? As long as The Force Awakens still has a high rating it doesn't matter! - NikBrusk

In may cases, the seem compelled to compare a new movie to some old movie that young people have never even seen or heard of. For instance, I'm 69 years old, and have always like "Legends of the Fall".with Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, etc. However, many critics will compare it to the 50s movie "Giant" with Rock Hudson and James Dean. Why? The only commonality is both take place under "Big Sky" country. One's a love story about 3 brothers loving the same woman during the settling of Montana, the other is in an oil field story. it's such a stretch. The 2 movies have nothing in common storywise. And, I'll take the acting in Legends of the Fall. It just seems like critics like to show off their reading and past movie watching.

Rotten Tomatoes aren't the ones reviewing the movies. They just compile a lot of reviews, and that's how they get percentages. - BeatlesFan1964

They give rotten scores to some movies I like such as Need for Speed and Age of Extinction - Neonco31

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2They give good movies bad scores

Have you ever heard of subjectivity? - RecklessGreed

I can't even count how many great movies got a score lower than 50% - Mcgillacuddy

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3Audiences rate movies better than critics

There is currently an 8%... for the movie Norm of the North on Rotten Tomatoes. What the heck happened to the initial 0%? Did some critic with bad tastes in movies like the art critic from The Googly Artiste in SpongeBob SquarePants actually give praise to such a poor excuse for a CGI-animated film that can't even hold a candle to Chicken Little! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

4Bad scores hurt the image of good movies
5The "Tomatometer" method is terrible

The method is that critics with higher importance have more influence on the score than any other people on the site. So if one top critic doesn't like it, the score will drop by quite a bit. That's why it's a bad rating system

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6Your own opinion matters more

Never use anyone else as a base to judge a movie. It's your own opinion that matters. - Mcgillacuddy

The Only Good Entry On This List

This is the only thing I agree with on this list. - NikBrusk

7They give good scores to bad movies

Finding dory was good. They gave plan 9 from outer space a 66 rotten tomatoes that is the worst movie ever.

They Gave Justin Bieber Never Say Never A 64%, That Is Like One Of The Worst Movies Ever, Why Did They Give It A 64%? - VideoGamefan5

Please Respect My Opinion On Rotten Tomatoes, Its Just A Bad Website In My Opinion, I Just Don't Like The Website - VideoGamefan5

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8The audience reviews can be very mean

IMDB Is Worse On Audience Reviews

One Reviewer Called People Who Like The Secret Life Of Pets Ignorant For No Reason
Now That Was Very Mean Of Him

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9Rotten Tomatoes is a dumb name for a critique websiteV2 Comments
10They Gave Twilight A 49% When It Should Have Got A 0%

The Newcomers

?They Gave Return of the Jedi a 80%V1 Comment
?They Gave American Sniper a 72%V1 Comment

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11They Gave Justin Bieber: Never Say Never A Good Review

That Movie Got 64%? It Should Have Gotten 0%, IMDb Gave It A 1.6/10, Which It Deserves That, How Did This Abomination Get A Fresh Score?!, This Is One Of The Worst Movies Ever, Whoever Was At Rotten Tomatoes, Probably Some Retarded Beliebers Who Hacked On Rotten Tomatoes, - VideoGamefan5

Just because it's a movie about Justin Bieber. I get it! - Neonco31

Just Like IMDb Gave The Oogieloves In The Big Balloon Adventure A 6.7 - VideoGamefan5

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12The consensuses don't always represent accurate opinions
13They gave Sharknado an 82%

Probably Because It's Laughably Bad

It got a higher score than forrest gump!

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14The critics are always rightV2 Comments
15They gave Finding Dory A 95%

You guys obviously never heard of opposite opinions. - NikBrusk

Yeah I didn't put this in the list even though I legitimately don't like this movie. I guess people saw something in it that I didn't see. - Mcgillacuddy

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16They gave Suicide Squad a 26%

This movie is overrated garbage

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17The critics have a bad taste in movies

Some youtube critics are better than the ones that write in magazines!

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18DC fanboys hate itV5 Comments
19They gave 2016 Ghostbusters a 73%

I Even Warned People To See The Secret Life Of Pets(A MUCH Better Movie) Instead Of This Garbage

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20They Gave Frozen A 89%

This movie sucks and is overrated - Neonco31

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1. The ratings are biased
2. They give good movies bad scores
3. They give good scores to bad movies
1. Your own opinion matters more
1. The ratings are biased
2. The "Tomatometer" method is terrible
3. Audiences rate movies better than critics

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