Top 10 Movies that Have Received a Massive Backlash

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These are the films that have received a large amount of hate from the public, particularly from the Internet community. Some are good movies ruined by their hype and popularity. Some are terrible movies that have insane popularity for no reason. Some are movies that receive hate due to them winning certain awards that they shouldn't have. Here are the movies that have received the most backlash.

The Top Ten

1 Frozen

Over the past three years, Frozen has been everywhere. Seriously. You can't go three days without seeing, reading, or hearing something having to do with it. So naturally, people got annoyed with it being everywhere and started calling it one of the worst films of all time. And that just doesn't seem fair. Is it a picture perfect masterpiece? No. But it still is a pretty darn good movie. I have never seen any critically acclaimed movie receive such a harsh backlash from the Internet than this movie has. At this point, I would say Frozen haters outnumber Frozen fans 5 to 1. In my opinion, this is one of Disney Animation's greatest films, but its Internet bashing has definitely hurt its legacy. And that's just a shame. - phillysports

Most of the time, movies that are really popular get backlash. Examples: Frozen, Titanic, Avatar - PeeledBanana

LOTS of backlash. - PeeledBanana

A really overhated Disney movie - PerfectImpulseX

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2 Avatar

As the highest grossing movie of all time, it's not any surprise that Avatar has a large hoard of haters. Some criticisms include it being too boring or too cliched. Nevertheless, as long as there's a movie that receives a large amount of publicity, there will always be a group of people to try to fight against it. Sorry blue people. - phillysports

I don't know why good movies have more haters than the bad ones - 0744rose

I don't like Avatar

3 Twilight

This movie sucks. It's boring, cheesy, and an overall insulting piece of cinema. So when it became the biggest thing since Lord of the Rings, people got peeved. This movie is the definition of all that's wrong with modern society, so I'm happy to see that it's nothing but a punching bag nowadays. - phillysports

It Absolutely Deserves Backlash

4 Star Wars: The Force Awakens

As one of the most hyped movies EVER, it's not hard to see why this movie is beginning to receive a large group of haters. I just hope this movie's backlash doesn't get to Frozen levels. - phillysports

Disney + Star Wars = successful

This movie ruled ok

5 Minions

I liked the first two Despicable Me movies, and apparently a lot of other people did too. This resulted in minion advertising to be everywhere. There's a difference between making a movie to tell an endearing story and making a movie to sell more toys, and this movie is definitely the latter. - phillysports

To Be Honest
This Should Be Number 1
Because People Hate The Minions More Than Frozen Combined

6 The Emoji Movie
7 Crash

Crash is frequently dubbed the worst movie to ever win the Academy Award for Best Picture. Had this movie not robbed Brokeback Mountain from its title, it would have just been accepted as a good not great film. But since it did win, its backlash is still being felt more than 10 years since the ceremony. - phillysports

8 Ghostbusters (2016)

This Should Be Number 1 Honestly

9 Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Backlash This Film Got Was Horrific - JPK

10 Signs

M. Night Shyamalan's career got off to a good start. However, as time went on, his films became worse and worse to the point where he is considered to be one of the worst directors of all time. So, people decided to view his "good" movies in a much more critical light. Nowhere has that been more obvious than Signs. Hailed as a crowning achievement when it first came out, this movie has definitely not aged well. You can see the "signs" of modern Shyamalan everywhere with its weird acting, lack of originality, and forced plot twists. Water? Seriously? - phillysports

It is a means disaster

The Contenders

11 Suicide Squad

I watch it and wasn't sure it was good because there is a new level of bad

Need I say anything? - VideoGamefan5

12 Titanic

This film cleaned up at the Academy Awards and made a crap load of money, so naturally people have decided to hate on James Cameron's epic. Some have labeled it as too boring. Others have called it too cheesy. I personally don't find anything wrong with it, but whatta ya gonna do. - phillysports

I didn't know that people hate this movie... - 0744rose

What an amazing movie! - PeeledBanana

13 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

My wish is that this movie gets hated more than tfa one day - VideoGamefan5

14 Shakespeare in Love

This film is in the same situation as Crash. It's a movie that by all means robbed a much superior movie (in this case Saving Private Ryan) from winning Best Picture at the Oscars. Many people couldn't picture a romantic comedy beating possibly the most realistic depiction of war ever captured in cinema, and as a result Shakespeare in Love has gotten a chilly reception over the years. - phillysports

15 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

I don't really hate this movie, but some scenes (dogs humping, Skids & Mudflap's ghetto dialect, Wheelie's profanity, Devastator's scrotum, pretty every second with Leo Spitz, Agent Simmons’ Jock Strap *shudders*, and the character Alice) were just unnecessary!

16 Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace
17 Foodfight!

Foodfight! is the worst animated movie of all time. Plain and simple. Filled with weird sexual innuendos, terrible animation, cringe-worthy "jokes", and random Nazi references, there's no surprise that the Internet has feasted on this product-placing piece of commercial garbage. - phillysports

How Is Foodfight! Better Than Star Wars, Frozen, And Avatar? - VideoGamefan5

18 Attack on Titan

I hope they never make a live-action adaptation of Sword Art Online. If a live-action adaptation of Attack on Titan sucked, then I can guarantee a live-action adaptation of Sword Art Online would suck even more. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

A huge disgrace to the Attack on Titan franchise. Not to mention Eren and Mikasa are basically turned into dull Twilight personality dolls. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

This movie is nothing like the animated series. It's an awful mess,whereas the animated series was great. - Tia-Harribel

19 Iron Man 3
20 Shrek the Third

Ruined The Green Ogre's Reputation Very Badly
And I Hate This Movie

21 Spider-Man 3

Three words: Emo Spider Man - phillysports

22 The Last Airbender

Avatar: The Last Airbender is one of the best cartoons, heck, best T.V. SHOWS of all time, so you could imagine the uproar from the fans when they heard that a movie was announced. They were disappointed, VERY disappointed. Considered by many to be one of the worst films in history, this Shyamalan mess managed to piss off the entire fanbase of the show. It's impossible to describe how terrible this movie is in a single comment, so just watch the Nostalgia Critic's review of it to see what I mean. - phillysports

I don't think it got backlash, everyone hates it - PeeledBanana

Awful. - Tia-Harribel

23 Dragonball: Evolution

I don't care for Dragon Ball Z, but I can already tell by the poster and the clips that this live-action adaptation sucked. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

24 The Twilight Saga: New Moon

Screw Twilight. - phillysports

It Deserves Backlash

25 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
26 Prometheus

Not Backlash Per-Say, More Like Confusion - JPK

27 Titanic: The Legend Goes on
28 Spider's Web: A Pig's Tale
29 The Secret of Nimh 2: Timmy to the Rescue

Timmah! Seriously, who thought making a sequel to The Secret of NIMH was a good idea? Eh, at least we get a young Hynden Walch voicing one of the mice. - phillysports

30 Inspector Gadget

There's just some things in life that don't go together. Matthew Broderick and Inspector Gadget are two of those things. - phillysports

31 High School Musical
32 Teen Beach Movie
33 The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure
34 Ratatoing

As an avid Pixar fan, I find it insulting how these studios make $100 budget rip-offs of genius animated masterpieces. What's next? A rip-off mashup of A Bug's Life and Cars? Oh, wait... - phillysports

35 Freddy Got Fingered

Tom Green seriously should of just stuck to his show. - phillysports

36 Man of Steel

This is one of the most polarizing movies of all time. There's a group of people who absolutely love this movie, and there's a group who absolutely despises it as well. Whatever you think of this movie, just remember one thing: at least it's not Batman vs. Superman. Also, go to IHOP. That's the other message this movie wants to give. - phillysports

37 The Lion King

What is with great Disney movies with their constant backlash? Seriously, I want to know. - phillysports

This movie deserves backlash because it sucks on many levels. Easily the worst movie of all time.

It is not a great movie.

It's characters suck.

38 Scarface
39 The Godfather Part III

Sofia Coppola single-handedly brought down this movie. Eh, at least she made Lost in Translation. - phillysports

40 Where the Dead Go to Die

Deserved Its Backlash - JPK

41 Barney's Great Adventure: The Movie
42 Sid the Science Kid: The Movie
43 The Angry Birds Movie
44 The Lost World: Jurassic Park
45 Finding Dory

One Certain User Started Making People Hate The Film

46 The Amazing Spider-Man 2
47 Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
48 Gravity
49 The Village
50 Ice Age: Continental Drift
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Top Remixes (4)

1. Frozen
2. The Emoji Movie
3. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
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1. Star Wars: The Last Jedi
2. The Emoji Movie
3. Ghostbusters (2016)
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1. Frozen
2. Avatar
3. Twilight
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