Batman and Robin
Director: Joel Schumacher
Starring: George Clooney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Chris O'Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone
What Went Wrong: From Batman’s nipples to Schwarzenegger’s terrible puns and everything in between.
X-Men: The Last Stand
Director: Brett Ratner
Starring: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry
What Went Wrong: When the director of the first two X-Men films Bryan Singer left to make Superman Returns, the studio handed the reins of the franchise to Brett Ratner, who took great pleasure in killing off most of the main characters. It was so horrible that the studio had to reboot the whole thing, send Wolverine back in time to make sure The Last Stand never happened.
Starring: Halle Berry, Sharon Stone, Benjamin Bratt
What Went Wrong: Looking back at this film, we’re not really sure what’s worse, the terrible acting, non-existent plot, or the $100 million budget spent on CGI sequences of just people walking.
The Last Airbender
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Starring: Noah Ringer, Dev Patel, Jackson Rathbone, Nicola Peltz
What Went Wrong: The pertinent question to be considered here is what went right? Featuring the most inept Airbender in history, the seemingly five-hour snoozefest was a failure on every front.
Son Of The Mask
Director: Lawrence Guterman
Starring: Jamie Kennedy, Traylor Howard, Alan Cumming
What Went Wrong: This has got to be one of the worst sequels in the history of film. If you aren’t bugged by the annoying God of Mischief Loki (who has spiked hair for some reason), then you would probably be freaked out by the ghastly CGI baby popping around everywhere. Forget Chucky, this is true horror stuff right here.
Director: Raja Gosnell
Starring: Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle, Matthew Lillard, Linda Cardellini
What Went Wrong: As a live action film, Scooby-Doo actually managed to achieve something great here. To entirely shatter our collective childhood memories is not an easy feat. However, director Raja Gosnell managed to achieve all that and more. He also deserves credit for the crappy-looking dog which may incidentally be one of the worst CGI creatures ever seen in films.
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace
Director: George Lucas
Starring: Liam Neeson, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Jake Lloyd
What Went Wrong: A Star Wars sequel directed by George Lucas starring Liam Neeson and Natalie Portman must be awesome, right? Wrong! This here is a classic case where fans disowned one of their beloved franchise products. It was probably because of Jar Jar Blinks.