#5 Speed Racer (2008) - Directed By: The Wachowski Brothers
Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: 39%
A young driver, Speed Racer, aspires to be champion of the racing world with the help of his family and his high-tech Mach 5 automobile.
Speed Racer was a colorful, fast, pulse pounding thrill ride...without a story. It didn't have the heart the original cartoon had and rather show boated the visual effects around. But thats what you get when you get the team behind Matrix Trilogy...all down hill.
#4 Sucker Punch (2011) - Directed By: Zack Snyder
Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: 23%
A young girl is institutionalized by her abusive stepfather. Retreating to an alternative reality as a coping strategy, she envisions a plan which will help her escape from the mental facility.
This film was Zack Snyders first attempt at a Original Idea not based off an adaption. This is the same director that is so obsessed with Slow-Motion Styled Fighting it made Watchmen and 300 classics. This trailer made the film look majestic and amazing all within this little girls mind. But the story itself fell flat and boring no matter how many slow motion sequences he put into the film. Definitely should have been rated R...
#3 Max Payne (2008) - Directed By: John Moore
Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: 16%
Coming together to solve a series of murders in New York City are a police detective whose family was slain as part of a conspiracy and an assassin out to avenge her sister's death. The duo will be hunted by the police, the mob, and a ruthless corporation.
This was one of the first Video Game-turned-Movies that MANY fans were looking forward to! But like every other adaption before it it fell threw the cracks and was "Lost in Translation" along the way. It was nothing like the Video Game series and took so many liberty's to even count.
#2 Green Lantern (2011) - Directed By: Martin Campbell
Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: 26%
A test pilot is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron tasked with keeping peace within the universe.
This was DC Comics and Warner Brothers first attempt at making a property franchise outside of Superman or Batman. It failed. They say a hero is only as good as his villain. Well in here his villain was yet another space cloud. And alot like Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer it just DOES NOT work in a live action film. The villain Parallax is what brought down this movie...even though they got Hal's origin down perfectly. As you can see by the trailer it was a visual masterpiece with all the Lanterns constructs.
Rotten Tomatoes Ranking: 6%
Dishonorable Mentions: X-Men: The Last Stand, The Spirit, Day The Earth Stood Still, Punisher: War Zone, Dragonball: Evolution, After Earth, Iron Man 2, The Sorcerer's Apprentice
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