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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3Bad scores hurt the image of good movies
4The "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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5Audiences 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

6They give good scores to bad movies

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

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

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7Your own opinion matters more

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

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

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8The consensuses don't always represent accurate opinions
9Rotten Tomatoes is a dumb name for a critique websiteV1 Comment
10Metacritic is better

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?They Gave Plan 9 from Outer Space a 67%V1 Comment
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11The 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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12They Gave Twilight A 49% When It Should Have Got A 0%
13They gave Sharknado an 82%

Probably Because It's Laughably Bad

It got a higher score than forrest gump!

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14They 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 Like IMDb Gave The Oogieloves In The Big Balloon Adventure A 6.7 - VideoGamefan5

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15They gave Suicide Squad a 26%

This movie is overrated garbage

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16They 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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17The critics are always rightV1 Comment
18They give 7-25 words in their reviews

Tell me right now, How is that a bad thing? - NikBrusk

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19The critics have a bad taste in movies

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

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20Titanic Got 88% Which Should Be Lower

What Titanic Is A Good Movie It deserves That Score - VideoGamefan5

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1. They give good scores to bad movies
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3. Bad scores hurt the image of good movies
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