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).

The Top Ten

1 Star 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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2 Transformers: Age of Extinction
3 The 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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4 Wrath of the Titans
5 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
6 I, Frankenstein
7 Fantastic Four
8 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance

Amazing looking visual effects for a movie that sucks

9 Jupiter 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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10 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

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

The Contenders

11 Tomorrowland

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

12 Pompeii
13 Battleship

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

14 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

Special effects were as good as the movie itself

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15 Tron: Legacy
16 Man of Steel V 1 Comment
17 Spiderman Homecoming

This movie is gonna suck. Seriously, Tom looks like a 10 year old kid in a cheap and lame suit. He lacks charisma unlike Toby and Andrew. This film become the most hated movie eclipsing Spiderman 3 and TASM 2.

18 The Black Hole
19 Gravity

96% fresh and not bad - Lucasw14

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

Worst movie ever

20 Spider-Man 3

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

This movie is good. The haters can suck it.

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Top Remixes

1. Fantastic Four
2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
3. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance
1. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction
3. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace



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