Top 10 Reasons Why Rotten Tomatoes Sucks

Mcgillacuddy

The Top Ten

1 The 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

Why Do We Still Care About This List? - VideoGamefan5

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2 They give good movies bad scores

I liked The Ridiculous 6 and True Memoirs of an International Assassin and they both got 0% which is kinda confusing. - AlphaQ

Have you ever heard of subjectivity? - RecklessGreed

Based on what? Nothing is objective when it comes to film. - Mrveteran

Storm breaker has the least fair score

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3 Audiences 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

So...? 8% is really low. Besides Fantastic Four (2015) got only 9% and it was at least decent. - AlphaQ

Are you serious right now? Fans who judge movies based on pandering references do not judge movies better than professional film critics. What an awful list. - DCfnaf

Difference of opinion? What's that? - Mrveteran

4 Your own opinion matters more

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

The Only Good Entry On This List

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

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5 Bad scores hurt the image of good movies

Depending on what you defy as a 'good movie'. - Mrveteran

6 The "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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7 They give good scores to bad movies

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

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

That's not how it works. It means that 64% of the people who reviewed it gave it a positive review. - NikBrusk

Um...the critics give the scores and rotten tomatoes gives the average score. - DCfnaf

8 The audience reviews can be very mean

IMDB Is Worse On Audience Reviews

The Audience reviews? And you were just saying that audiences review things better than critics. Contradictory statement. - DCfnaf

Clearly you have never heard of imdb - TwilightKitsune

AlphaQ
I Wasn't Talking About The Critics, I Was Talking About The General Public's Response To The Secret Life Of Pets.

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9 Rotten Tomatoes is a dumb name for a critique website

This site seems to consist of children who have nothing better to do in life than complain. Sorry, but it's kind true. (I'm not saying everyone here is a child, but all you do is complain). - DCfnaf

Not a good reason, but yeah, this bit is true. - TwilightKitsune

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10 They Gave Twilight A 49% When It Should Have Got A 0%

To be fair, the original wasn't that bad guys. Certainly better than the sequels, and half of the imitators it spawned at the least. - Mrveteran

Oh for Christ's sake, it's an opinion you morons. - DCfnaf

The Newcomers

? People Spam The Ratings
? They Gave Daddy Day Camp a 1%

So...? 1% is an abysmal score anyways... - AlphaQ

The Contenders

11 The consensuses don't always represent accurate opinions
12 They 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 because it's a movie about Justin Bieber. I get it! - Neonco31

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

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13 They gave Sharknado an 82%

Probably Because It's Laughably Bad

Were they thinking right when they did this? - TwilightKitsune

It got a higher score than forrest gump!

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14 They 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

Oh come on! Finding dory deserves a 100% instead of a 94

FINDING DORY RULES THE NATION - VideoGamefan5

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15 They gave Suicide Squad a 26%

That Movie Was Awesome! - VideoGamefan5

That movie is the bomb

This movie is overrated garbage

Nah not really. I would say overrated garbage is that crap Frozen and maybe TITanic - AlphaQ

When It Only Deserves 11% But RT Is Old News Nowadays - VideoGamefan5

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16 The critics are always right

Critics can't be right or wrong. They have a god damn opinion. - DCfnaf

Sometimes

Not always. - BoredJeff02

17 The critics have a bad taste in movies

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

Yeah, no. They have opinions. Who the hell are you guys to say they have "bad taste" in movies. There's no such thing. - DCfnaf

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18 DC fanboys hate it

Cause they cry over Suicide Squad getting a rightfully deserved score. - DCfnaf

This list shouldn't even exist - Triceratops

Isn't It Already Obvious

What the? - Neonco31

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19 They Gave Frozen A 89%

Cause it's a good movie that people just hate because it's popular. - DCfnaf

This movie sucks and is overrated - Neonco31

It's garbage though... - AlphaQ

I hate that movie.

20 They Gave Transformers A 57%

That's A Great Movie, Rotten Tomatoes Just Gave It A Bad Review Beacause The Sequels Were Bad, Really? - VideoGamefan5

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