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.

The Top Ten

1 Descent (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

2 Avatar

People falsify their liking for this film. - PositronWildhawk

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

Most of the time it looks like I'm just looking at computers. It's all computers.

This is the complete opposite - XtremeNerdz12

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3 Boa vs. Python

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

4 The Incredible Hulk (2008)

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

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

The CGI isn't that bad.
Honestly, have any of you even seen Die Another Day? That should
Be at number one.

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5 Skyline

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

Weird how the effects were better than the script itself

6 The 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"

7 Foodfight!

This is the only logical explanation of this movie's horrible CGI:

20-30 years ago, a drunk retard who just took 100kg of acid, cocaine, meth, and laundry detergent slipped on a computer. Then, the computer fell into a trash compactor, which accidentally was shipped onto an airplane's cargo hold. A bird flew into one of the engines, and then the plane exploded. The computer flew out the plane and into the plane's other engine. The broken pieces of the computer then fell into a volcano.

Dozens of years later, a team of archeologists found the broken computer. They downloaded the crappy CGI file which accidentally got leaked onto Netflix and Hulu.

But seriously, this movie's CGI is terrible.

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

I haven't seen the movie yet but it looks terrible

I’m typing this on a mobile device, so unless you’re me, you’re not even reading this.

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8 Cowboys & 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

9 The Lawnmower Man

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

10 Scooby-Doo: The Movie

I cannot stand the live action Scooby Doo movie! Both me and my whole family went to see it that night when it premiered when I was 6 and my sister was 4 and both of us hated it! But especially my sister! My sister who was once a scooby doo fanatic once she watched this Scooby Doo was never brought up from her ever again.

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

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 Contenders

11 Lawnmower Man 2
12 King 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.

13 The Mummy Returns
14 The 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?

Never seen it, just clips and looked like one of the weirdest movies of the 00s. Not the worst one of the weirdest. Some people wanted a sequel, oh yes Sharkman and Lavawoman. If they want to play their silly kiddy roles.

This movie was a bunch of BS

15 Tron

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.

16 Ghostbusters II

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

17 Snakes on a Plane
18 Birdemic
19 Young Sherlock Holmes
20 Marvel's The Avengers

Who the hell added this to the list?

21 Anaconda 3: Offspring

The snakes look like something you'd see in a video game. they really do.

22 Sharknado
23 Godzilla (1998)
24 Spy Kids

The animation was so bad, it was funny! The thumbs looked so weird! - Turkeyasylum

Only saw this recently, and God, it's bull. - PositronWildhawk

Don't bother watching them in 3D

25 Ultraviolet
26 Garfield: The Movie

Garfield looks like a alleged rapist in that photo

27 Hoodwinked

The definition of a great movie with weak animation.

28 The Nuttiest Nutcracker

This was a special made by Sony Pictures for CBS! - SpaceGoofsGeekerBoy

29 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

That baby was so creepy

30 The Expendables

As a VFX Artist myself, I could have created better cgi than what who is in this movie, The blood look even worse than things you find on the internet

31 Sharktopus
32 Mortal Kombat Annihilation
33 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

I have never seen effects worse than these

34 Alien

Seriously? There's no CGI in this. It came out in the 70s!

In my opinion the chestburster sequence sucked

35 Monster High: 13 Wishes

Oh my god they made a worst movie of MH!

36 Transformers

The CGI In This Is Beautiful

37 The Nut Job
38 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D

So bad it's on here twice.

39 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
40 MSG-2 The Messenger

It deserves first place!

41 Aabra Ka Daabra

Poorly copied Harry Potter!

42 Jaws 3
43 Independence Day: Resurgence

So Overblown And Mindless

44 Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones

The CGI Is Not So Good In This One
Seriously George!?

45 An Ant's Life
46 Hulk (2003)
47 Inspector Gadget 2
48 The Matrix Reloaded
49 R.I.P.D.
50 I Am Legend
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