History SoBadItsGood / Film

18th Apr '18 7:48:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Literature/{{Fahrenheit 451}}'' struggled to have [[InNameOnly anything to do with the book]], instead focusing on a romance that didn't have much to do with the rest of the plot, which alone would have made it just sort of bad, or even possibly okay. Add in the special effects, though, particularly the amazing jetpack rivercrossing scene towards the end, and it suddenly becomes ''hilarious''.

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* ''Literature/{{Fahrenheit ''Film/{{Fahrenheit 451}}'' struggled to have [[InNameOnly anything to do with the book]], instead focusing on a romance that didn't have much to do with the rest of the plot, which alone would have made it just sort of bad, or even possibly okay. Add in the special effects, though, particularly the amazing jetpack rivercrossing scene towards the end, and it suddenly becomes ''hilarious''.
17th Apr '18 4:22:59 AM jormis29
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* Lou Ferrigno as ''Film/{{Hercules 1983}}''. Apollo's chariot which was a sloppily constructed chariot wrapped in aluminum foil, Zeus's thunderbolts which were hand-drawn overlays with a cheesy sound effect, scenes where a tin crown falls to the floor and dents itself because it is too flimsy to bounce while a portentous voice-over intones "and the kingdom fell", all form the perfect background to the acting (sic) of Lou Ferrigno. The only time he was even the slightest bit believable was in one scene where Cassiopeia (played by the stunning [[HeroesWantRedheads Ingrid Anderson]]) drops her face veil and Lou stands there dumbfounded at her beauty. Hercules also has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkDTE6s1E9A funny fight against a bear]].

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* Lou Ferrigno Creator/LouFerrigno as ''Film/{{Hercules 1983}}''. Apollo's chariot which was a sloppily constructed chariot wrapped in aluminum foil, Zeus's thunderbolts which were hand-drawn overlays with a cheesy sound effect, scenes where a tin crown falls to the floor and dents itself because it is too flimsy to bounce while a portentous voice-over intones "and the kingdom fell", all form the perfect background to the acting (sic) of Lou Ferrigno. The only time he was even the slightest bit believable was in one scene where Cassiopeia (played by the stunning [[HeroesWantRedheads Ingrid Anderson]]) drops her face veil and Lou stands there dumbfounded at her beauty. Hercules also has [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkDTE6s1E9A funny fight against a bear]].
16th Apr '18 7:48:49 PM ImperialStormTroper
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* Creator/EdWood ''outdid himself'' with ''Film/Plan9FromOuterSpace''. Hailed as the worst film in the world, the sheer amount of fails makes it ''hilarious''. Highlights are the [[SpecialEffectFailure flying saucers on strings]], the meter-by-a-metre-by-two cardboard crypt which holds an astonishing number of people, the zombies (whose main acting directive seems to have been "you're undead" - two of them think they're vampires, and the other one spends the whole film pulling a death-rictus face) and finally the tall, young man filling in for short, elderly Bela Lugosi, who died partway into the filming. He's ''holding a cape over his face''. They must think ViewersAreMorons.
11th Apr '18 10:06:29 AM Chasem
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* In a similar vein to ''Film/AVPAlienVsPredator'' (see above) is ''Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen''. [[RatedMForManly Extremely manly]] giant robots with deep GutturalGrowler voices beating the crap out of each other for two hours. The various HamAndCheese performances (Simmons, Jetfire, etc.) also make the {{Padding}} scenes somewhat watchable. Creator/MichaelBay's entire filmography pretty much sums up what this trope would be like with a $200 million budget and box office receipts big enough to justify it.

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* In a similar vein to ''Film/AVPAlienVsPredator'' (see above) is ''Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen''. the Franchise/TransformersFilmSeries. The movies are infamous for their CriticalDissonance but can be a blast for people willing to take in the ridiculousness and sheer overblown bombast of Creator/MichaelBay's filmmaking style, as they feature [[RatedMForManly Extremely manly]] giant robots with deep GutturalGrowler voices beating the crap out of each other for two hours. The various HamAndCheese performances (Simmons, Jetfire, etc.) also make the {{Padding}} scenes somewhat watchable. Creator/MichaelBay's entire filmography pretty much sums up what this trope would be like with a $200 million budget and box office receipts big enough to justify it.
10th Apr '18 12:29:54 PM Scifimaster92
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* ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDrZjIENxJY Planetata na sakrovishtata]]'', AKA ''The Treasure Planet'', is a 1982 Bulgarian animated film that gave ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' the RecycledInSpace treatment twenty years before [[Disney/TreasurePlanet Disney got around to it]]. It features some [[DerangedAnimation hilariously bizarre]] and OffModel animation, an awesome synth score (including an electronic rendition of "Music/OdeToJoy"), and a random cameo by WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse. Furthermore, the voice acting for the English dub at times gives the impression that the actors were [[ThrowItIn making it up as they went along]].

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* ''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDrZjIENxJY Planetata ''Planetata na sakrovishtata]]'', sakrovishtata'', AKA ''The Treasure Planet'', is a 1982 Bulgarian animated film that gave ''Literature/TreasureIsland'' the RecycledInSpace treatment twenty years before [[Disney/TreasurePlanet Disney got around to it]]. It features some [[DerangedAnimation hilariously bizarre]] and OffModel animation, an awesome synth score (including an electronic rendition of "Music/OdeToJoy"), and a random cameo by WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse. Furthermore, the voice acting for the English dub at times gives the impression that the actors were [[ThrowItIn making it up as they went along]].
8th Apr '18 9:09:29 PM nombretomado
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* The obscure kids' movie ''Napoleon'', which seems to be ''Film/{{Homeward Bound|TheIncredibleJourney}}''-inspired. Where to start? The RandomEventsPlot filled with [[WackyWaysideTribe Wacky Wayside Critters]]? The very loud musical score? The fact that the animals seem to have not so much been trained to act as placed on the sets and filmed doing whatever they feel like until something close enough to what's in the script happens? The fact that it was re-dubbed in America despite being [[Film/MadMax made in Australia]]? Here's the kicker: It came free in a box of cereal. And yet, there is something about it that draws attention: The main villain is an AxCrazy female cat who [[ThroughTheEyesOfMadness is insane enough to imagine every animal she encounters as a mouse she needs to kill]], and chases Napoleon in all TheHerosJourney. The owl describes the cat as Napoleonís EvilCounterpart: a [[GoingNative domesticated pet who escaped to the wilderness, learned how to kill]], [[DrivenToMadness and didnít know when to stop]]. A decent development, until you realize that from all the animal pets, cats are the most accustomed to killing and so the villain had no motive for going crazy.

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* The obscure kids' movie ''Napoleon'', which seems to be ''Film/{{Homeward Bound|TheIncredibleJourney}}''-inspired. Where to start? The RandomEventsPlot filled with [[WackyWaysideTribe Wacky Wayside Critters]]? The very loud musical score? The fact that the animals seem to have not so much been trained to act as placed on the sets and filmed doing whatever they feel like until something close enough to what's in the script happens? The fact that it was re-dubbed in America despite being [[Film/MadMax [[Film/MadMax1 made in Australia]]? Here's the kicker: It came free in a box of cereal. And yet, there is something about it that draws attention: The main villain is an AxCrazy female cat who [[ThroughTheEyesOfMadness is insane enough to imagine every animal she encounters as a mouse she needs to kill]], and chases Napoleon in all TheHerosJourney. The owl describes the cat as Napoleonís EvilCounterpart: a [[GoingNative domesticated pet who escaped to the wilderness, learned how to kill]], [[DrivenToMadness and didnít know when to stop]]. A decent development, until you realize that from all the animal pets, cats are the most accustomed to killing and so the villain had no motive for going crazy.
3rd Apr '18 8:26:50 AM SparkPlugTheTroper
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* ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'' is a textbook deliberate case of this. The plot (such as it is) is very like ''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'' (probably unintentional, given ''"Manos"'''s cliched plot and utter obscurity until ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]]'' found it) with vast galloping amounts of homoerotica thrown in. The characters were, for the most part, based on those of the Bulgakov novel ''Literature/TheMasterAndMargarita'' - itself a modern masterpiece, partly because all of its failed drama is [[LogicBomb deliberate.]] Richard O'Brien intentionally made it this way, as a tribute to the campy sci-fi films of the 50s & 60s (as evidenced by the opening number ''Science Fiction/Double Feature'')
* ''Film/TheRoom'', which is supposedly "the best worst movie ever made", dubbed by one ''Entertainment Weekly'' reviewer "the Citizen Kane of bad movies." Website/TheOnion explains it [[http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-room,25723/ here]]. ''Film/TheRoom'' supposedly has more than just a bad plot and bad acting - it's full of failed drama and has terrible focus and transitions. It not clear if the director did so on purpose. Tommy Wiseau, the film's creator (director-writer-producer-star ''and'' main advertiser) [[ParodyRetcon claims it was intentional]]; an actor from the film says instead that Wiseau was very sincere. Many find it easier to believe the actor, especially as it was originally advertised as a serious melodrama.

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* ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow'' is a textbook deliberate case of this. The plot (such as it is) is very like ''Film/ManosTheHandsOfFate'' (probably unintentional, given ''"Manos"'''s cliched plot and utter obscurity until ''[[Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000 MST3K]]'' found it) with vast galloping amounts of homoerotica thrown in. The characters were, for the most part, based on those of the Bulgakov novel ''Literature/TheMasterAndMargarita'' - itself a modern masterpiece, partly because all of its failed drama is [[LogicBomb deliberate.]] Richard O'Brien intentionally made it this way, as a tribute to the campy sci-fi films of the 50s & 60s (as evidenced by the opening number ''Science Fiction/Double Feature'')
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* ''Film/TheRoom'', which is supposedly "the best worst movie ever made", dubbed by one ''Entertainment Weekly'' reviewer "the Citizen Kane of bad movies." Website/TheOnion explains it [[http://www.avclub.com/articles/the-room,25723/ here]]. ''Film/TheRoom'' ''The Room'' supposedly has more than just a bad plot and bad acting - it's full of failed drama and has terrible focus and transitions. It It's not clear if the director did so on purpose. Tommy Wiseau, Creator/TommyWiseau, the film's creator (director-writer-producer-star ''and'' main advertiser) [[ParodyRetcon claims it was intentional]]; an actor from the film says instead that Wiseau was very sincere. Many find it easier to believe the actor, especially as it was originally advertised as a serious melodrama. The film has proven to be so popular just on the basis of how hilariously terrible it is that it ''still'' gets AudienceParticipation screenings to this day, similar to ''Film/TheRockyHorrorPictureShow''.
28th Mar '18 7:34:53 PM NightShade96
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* While ''WesternAnimation/TheEmojiMovie'' has an entry in [[Horrible/AnimatedFilms the horrible category]] due to its blatant ProductPlacement and clichéd plot that blatantly rips off ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie'', ''WesternAnimation/InsideOut'' and ''Disney/WreckItRalph'', some people consider it to fall under this category due to [[Narm/TheEmojiMovie its moments of unintentional hilarity]].
12th Mar '18 2:53:37 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* For all its sci-fi cheese and its knocking the '80s 3D craze down for the count through no fault of its own, ''Film/SpacehunterAdventuresInTheForbiddenZone'' is a surprisingly decent 3D movie which doesn't really shoehorn any paddleball effects. That said, the movie ''is'' cheesy, and we mean ''Film/{{Flash Gordon|1980}}'' levels of cheesy.

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* For all its sci-fi cheese and its knocking the '80s 3D craze down for the count through no fault of its own, own (keep in mind that 3D projection back in the day was notoriously hit-or-miss), ''Film/SpacehunterAdventuresInTheForbiddenZone'' is a surprisingly decent 3D movie which doesn't really shoehorn any paddleball effects. That said, the movie ''is'' cheesy, and we mean ''Film/{{Flash Gordon|1980}}'' levels of cheesy.
12th Mar '18 2:52:49 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* For all its sci-fi cheese and its knocking the '80s 3D craze down for the count through no fault of its own, ''Film/SpacehunterAdventuresInTheForbiddenZone'' is a surprisingly decent 3D movie which doesn't really shoehorn any paddleball effects. That said, the movie ''is'' cheesy, and we mean ''Film/{{Flash Gordon|1980}}'' levels of cheesy.
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