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What movies were big hits that you did not like?

(Here is the opposite of, Courtneys thread, What movies do you like or are your faves that most people might not be fans of?)

What movies were big hits that you did not like or could not stand?


I have a few of those. I hated hated, Leaving Las Vegas with Nicholas Cage. It got many nominations and won awards. By far the worst movie I ever seen! (my opinion).

I also never cared much for, Gone with the Wind, Wizard of Oz and Jaws.

I am sure I will come up with more later and post.
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I can't stand Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas!!!!
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I don't like anything that is in the "Horror" slot. In my younger days I did see "The Exorcist" and I was so sorry that I seen it, really hated it. Also, Rosemary's Baby was horrible, again in my younger days went on a date to see it. ewwwwwwwww.
Since then I've learned to guard my spirit. It's my responsibility, no one else's.

Once I had children no more icky movies for us and we never allowed our kids to see them. Today, they hate horror movies too and won't allow their kids to see them.

Also, I didn't like Dirty Harry and Play Misty for Me (and I always liked Clint Eastwood in the westerns).

Also, A Man Called Horse, my husband liked it, I hated it. And I agree about Jaws and the rest of the Jaws movies.

Oops forgot this one, I never seen it but the ads on tv were enough, The Nightmare before Christmas. Hollywood can not leave anything that's postivie and nice alone, they always have try to ruin it.
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Ok, this will come as no surprise that I am saying this but, I HATE, HATE It's a Wonderful Life! I have no idea how successful of a movie it was but, it sure does do great now and people love it.

Nightmare Before Christmas, Any of the spoof movies that have come out recently except for ones that star Leslie Nielson. Hairspray, Phantom of the Opera, any of the animated movies like Cars or Finding Nemo, there's really too many to list!
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There are alot but I guess my big one was Star Wars. I just never got into them.
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I can't stand Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas!!!!
I could never bring myself to watching this movie. I bet I wouldn't like it either.
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Ill give you spiderman 3 but shrek 2 was better than shrek 3
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i still haven't seen shrek 3, that's how bad a taste 2 gave me.
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