Top 10 Movies that Have Received a Massive Backlash

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

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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
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

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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 Star Wars Episode I - The Phantom Menace
16 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
17 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

18 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

19 Iron Man 3
20 Shrek the Third

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

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