Top 10 Worst Theatrical Movies of 2017

Well, it’s time to discuss the worst of the worst. Some absolutely terrible films that came out in 2017. Ones that made it into theaters.

The Top Ten

1 The Emoji Movie

This movie was pretty much doomed to fail. What they were thinking when making this was beyond me. I could see potential in this story if someone talented wrote the script but that's not the movie we got. We got a corporate movie with lame jokes, forgettable characters and a lackluster excuse of a story. - RoseRedFlower

This movie makes me depressed at what animation is devolving too. Good thing I can watch Lego Batman or Coco to restore my faith in this year for animated movies. - Phillip873

This movie is a huge commercial! Way too much consumerism, and it's not even that kid friendly. - RaccoonCartoon

No question the Emoji Movie is undeniably the worst movie this year maybe the worst of this decade too - Randomator

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2 Fifty Shades Darker

Well, yeah, this is obviously the worst. All they do is have sex, have sex again, and Ana never even gets pregnant! I didn't even watch the movie. I just read the Wikipedia description, which was awful. And the fact that Christian happened to be a sadist, I feel like that was just added for "drama." This is the cheesiest, worst movie ever. So sexy, all that sex. I feel like they're just encouraging people to have sex. Well, it doesn't work on me. I would never have auditioned for this movie.

The book was worse but that's not saying much. The entire saga is trash and should have been left as crummy fanfiction. The movie was sooo boring. You have to wait so long for anything interesting to happen. Even when interesting happen, they're resolved within seconds. Crazy chick stalking Anna. Done. Creepy boss after Anastasia. Done. Christian Grey crash. Done. Because we can't have narrative stakes in this movie. The characters are still terrible and shallow. Ana is still a perfect Mary sue. Her boss is just a creep and a horrible villain in the next book. Christian beats women because they remind him of his dead mother. Oh how sexy... - RoseRedFlower

Lets make sure this stays at number 1. An animated movie about yellow circles is better than this. - 445956

Interestingly, even people who derive pleasure from pain condemn this movie. - Sop

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3 Transformers: The Last Knight

Just let it end. It's pretty bad when Doug Walker predicted what's going to happen in the movie before the movie comes out, and he's spot on. I'm not joking. This franchise is just rinse and repeat. - RoseRedFlower

Obviously it sucked. Michael Bay never learns, and he ruined Transformers for me (haven't really gotten into the franchise because of this crappy money making film franchise).

Anyone notices how the movie pulls of a "Save Martha" during Bumblebee VS Optimus Prime :/... - CrimsonShark

I actaully liked this one it is my favorite, but that is my dumb opinion - Spongehouse

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4 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

This movie has everything wrong that's with a lot of family films nowadays: Disney, Don Bluth, and older Dreamworks, to name a few studios, had the talent of being able to balance storytelling, drama, comedy, action, etc. But films like this seem to misinterpret those studios as they think that spouting out random slapstick and gross out humor (which is what the other ones did) = "charm/comedy". It does NOT. It is just random, unfunny, stupid, childish, embarrassing nonsense.

I was pretty ticked off that they had a kid that didn't even look like he was in middle school play a kid who had finished up 8th grade. - naFrovivuS

The acting was terrible. I was going to give the new actors a chance, but merely MINUTES in, they ruin it with their cringeworthy lack of acting skill. It would have been okay if they would have improved upon that. Even with the acting fixed, this doesn't get more than a 5/10 from me. - dlbk03

What happened to Rodrick? - Fuskerbob

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5 The Circle

Terrible movie. I went to see it opening day, and it was a waste of money - awesomedp900

I know everyone’s tired of me wishing death upon people, but I don’t care. Emma Watson needs to (air horn)! How does she still have a career? Because she was in Harry Potter? She was the weakest thing about that franchise! The sad thing is the Circle isn’t her worst performance of the year. Beauty and the Beast is. Even though Emma was really bad in the Circle, this movie has bigger problems. They hired Tom Hanks, one of the greatest actors of all time, and he’s barely even in it! He was the only good thing about the movie! This movie’s biggest problem was that it was so predictable! I knew what was gonna happen very early on! I barely remember anything from the movie, but maybe that’s a good thing. It really sucks. I expect this kind of thing from Emma (air horn)son, but Tom Hanks is better than this. - MegaSoulhero

6 Happy Death Day

This movie is not scary, it's dumb! - RaccoonCartoon

For crying out loud MegaSoulhero, this isn't a horror movie. But neither is it a good movie. - 445956

I thought this was ok. It's stupid, but it knows it and pokesd fun at this fact. Very forgettable, but strangely refreshing. - Sop

I’m probably the only one who hates this movie enough to put it on a “Top 10 Worst” list. But I’m being serious right now. This is a terrible excuse for a horror film. It really infuriated me. How are we supposed to be rooting for the main character? She’s completely unlikeable! There wasn’t anything remotely redeemable that she did! The rest of the characters don’t really add anything. Tree’s love interest is only there to be the generic love interest. He literally only does one helpful thing throughout the entire movie. The twist at the end was not only predictable, it was stupid beyond belief. It’s a movie with nothing but stereotypes, sexist moments, and inconsistency. One of the worst horror films of all time. - MegaSoulhero

7 Baywatch

An India bot found this list? - 445956

An indian actress work in this.Priyanka chopra..All Indian proud of priyanka..well done

Did anyone ask for a movie based on that T.V. show from the 80s about lifeguards? This was very unnecessary. Just from the trailers I knew it would be bad. I pretty much got exactly what I was expecting. It relies heavily on sexual jokes. Girls are constantly showing clevage and cheeks while the men are constantly showing off their abs. Dwayne Johnson will agree to be in anything these days. Oh, and the effects are awful. There’s a scene involving fire and the fire doesn’t even look like it’s there! The best part of the movie was when a girl slapped her butt. That was the only good thing in this movie. The rest was garbage. Why was this made? Why? - MegaSoulhero

What does the rock not play
For me he dińt fit the role and I don’t like the film

8 The Mummy

Thanks for sharing, now I can stay away from all of these... - Ned964

Remember when this was going to start a cinematic universe? - Sop

Russell crowe knows we werent entertained.

A very dumb remake, but not the most pointless remake to come out this year. The movie looked like it was gonna be bad, but I thought that maybe it would try to be good. It didn’t. It was boring. Visual effects were bad, Tom Cruise was horrible, I enjoyed the actually mummy herself though. And I guess Russell Crowe was pretty good too. But other than those things, nothing interesting really happens. I really wanted this to be good. The Mummy kind of deserved a remake. It’s too bad that this is what we got. - MegaSoulhero

9 The Boss Baby

Awful! I was shocked when I found out this is the work of DreamWorks (unintentional pun)! DreamWorks made Shrek, Madagascar, How To Train Your Dragon and more, but now they make a movie about a darn baby? This has been done before multiple times! - RaccoonCartoon

My dad said that he heard a review on the radio that partway or halfway through the reviewer's wife left the theater and spent the rest of the film sitting in the car. Sounds like that sums it up.

Has the comedic value of Elf Bowling: The Movie. Need I say no more. - naFrovivuS

I thought it was pretty funny. - Elijah_Cook

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10 Snatched

Add Jigsaw

The Contenders

11 Spark: A Space Tail

I legitimately thought this was a Space Chimps movie at first. - 445956

So cliche. - PeeledBanana


12 Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
13 Monster Trucks

Monster Trucks was absolutely disgusting. Was this a remake of Blaze and the Monster Machines? - TwilightKitsune

Garbage. Graphics sucked, story-line was cliche, very stereotypical. - RaccoonCartoon

14 Unforgettable

This movie was pretty forgettable. - naFrovivuS

I don’t remember much from this movie, but it was very terrible. It’s a poorly acted, poorly written mess. Which is sad because I know these are great actors. I guess they were given bad direction. It also has one of the worst endings I’ve seen in a movie that has come out this year. I don’t know why I watched this. It didn’t look interesting and it definitely wasn’t interesting. This movie is definitely forgettable. - MegaSoulhero

15 The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

How is the Last Jedi higher than this? - Randomator

16 Star Wars: The Last Jedi

The Star Wars fan base is getting a bit ungrateful. I got one, thought this was a fantastic film - DatRabidSlushie

This one's great (except for the parts where it's dumb). It's become a trend to not like the new Star Wars movies. - Sop

I agree that Star Wars fanboys are very hard to please (the prequels weren't that bad) but this movie is garbage. I'm not even a Star Wars fan and this movie was upsetting. I don't know if it should be #1 though because there are other horrible movies that came out this year that were worst (Jeepers Creepers 3, Spider-Man, Baywatch,Transformers).

I thought it was decent. It’s nowhere near the worst though - Randomator

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17 Chips
18 Rock Dog

Funny, I was just watching this yesterday. And yeah, it sucked. - TwilightKitsune

Must have been so bad that I didn’t even know it existed - Randomator

19 Despicable Me 3

I liked the first Despicable Me film, never saw the rest. Stop with the Minions, they're getting shoved everywhere in our faces now (I also can't believe some stupid ranking site put Minions as #1 for a "Best Film for Preschoolers", shows how good our current generation is)...

This franchise is a money-making scheme. It's not actually good, it just appeals to small children and Facebook moms. - Sop

Despicable Me (the first one) was good, but Despicable Me 2 and from there on is just garbage. LET THIS SERIES DIE! - RaccoonCartoon

Should be higher than TLJ - Randomator

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20 The Shack
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Top Remixes (6)

1. The Emoji Movie
2. The Circle
3. Fifty Shades Darker
1. The Emoji Movie
2. Fifty Shades Darker
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
1. Fifty Shades Darker
2. The Emoji Movie
3. The Boss Baby

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