Movie Ratings & Reviews
Last film added: September 15, 2018. There are currently 1591 films in the database (since 1996).
- Amazing Screw-On Head, The (2006) 10
A TV pilot featuring Emperor Zombie and Lincoln. Any last words before I spark it?
- Planet Earth (2006) 10
Spectacular 11-part BBC documentary of the diversity of Earth's life, from the poles to deserts.
- South Park - Imaginationland (2007) 10
Epic three-part story arc from season 11 released as a standalone movie. The best ever.
- Black Mirror - Seasons 1-2 (2014) 9
Provocative sci-fi satire. Explores technology's darker ramifications on society. Gamification, limitless storage, AI. Brilliant.
- Frisky Dingo - Seasons 1 and 2 (2008) 9
A supervillain named Killface plans to destroy humanity using the Annihilatrix. Clever and often hilarious.
- Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking (2010) 9
Discovery Channel cosmology miniseries that discusses aliens, time travel and the history of the universe.
- Last Week Tonight with John Oliver - Seasons 1-4 (2017) 9
The very best news satire program. Weekly updates from former 'Daily Show' host and correspondent.
- Prisoner - Complete Series Megaset, The (2006) 9
Resigned secret agent McGoohan becomes trapped in an idyllic village. A 1967-68 TV cult classic.
- South Park - The Complete 13 Seasons (2009) 9
The misadventures of four irreverent grade-schoolers in the quiet, dysfunctional town of South Park, Colorado.
- Stranger Things - Seasons 1-2 (2017) 9
A small Indiana town in the 1980s has a shadowy parallel dimension. Thrilling, emotionally resonant.
- Through the Wormhole - Season 1 (2010) 9
Compelling TV series that explores the deepest mysteries of human existence. Hosted by Morgan Freeman.
- Twin Peaks - The Definitive Gold Box Edition (2007) 9
David Lynch's groundbreaking 1990-91 TV series. It's a paranormal murder mystery set in northern Washington.
- Twin Peaks: The Return (2017) 9
David Lynch revisits the surreal, mystical character of a quaint Washington town 25 years later.
- When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions (2008) 9
Discovery's compelling six-part series about the race into space, the moon landings, shuttles, and beyond.
- Wonderfalls - The Complete Viewer Collection (2004) 9
Arguably the best cancelled television series ever. Only 4 of the 13 episodes actually aired.
- 12 Angry Men (1997) 8
Excellent made-for-TV remake of the 1957 classic, starring George C. Scott and Jack Lemmon.
- Adventure Time - Seasons 1 and 2 (2011) 8
A boy and a magical dog are hero-adventurers in the Land of Ooo. Hilariously bizarre.
- BoJack Horseman - Seasons 1-4 (2017) 8
Absurd adult cartoon about a washed-up 1990s sitcom horse in Hollywood. Surprising wit, depth, self-loathing.
- Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football (2008) 8
HBO chronicles the profound effect of the 1960s Civil Rights movement on college football programs.
- Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey - Episodes 1-7 (2014) 8
Neil deGrasse Tyson picks up where Carl Sagan left off. The story of our universe.
- Full Frontal with Samantha Bee - Seasons 1-2 (2017) 8
Weekly news satire, with particular attention to women's issues, from the former 'Daily Show' correspondent.
- Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman, A (2015) 8
History of Aardman Animations, the acclaimed British stop-motion animation studio behind Morph, Wallace & Gromit.
- Gruffalo, The (2009) 8
A cunning mouse outwits a succession of predators while walking in the deep dark wood.
- Inherit the Wind (1999) 8
Like 12 Angry Men, another excellent made-for-TV remake starring Jack Lemmon and George C. Scott.
- Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack - Seasons 1-3, The (2010) 8
Cartoon seafaring adventures of young Flapjack and pirate K'nuckles who live in a talking whale.
- Paranoia Agent: Complete Collection (2004) 8
Satoshi Kon's dark, paranormal 13-episode Japanese TV series. The spectral, enigmatic assailant Lil' Slugger fascinates.
- Persuaders, The (2004) 8
The cultures of marketing and advertising influence what Americans buy and how they view themselves.
- Pushing Daisies - The Complete First Season (2007) 8
A man can bring dead people back to life, with Amélie-style narration. Whimsical forensic romance.
- Robot Chicken - Seasons 1-3 (2007) 8
Demented stop-motion animation using action figures and toys. These sketch-comedy vignettes skewer pop culture.
- Room on the Broom (2012) 8
A gentle witch offers rides to a variety of animals on her increasingly crowded broom.
- Seinfeld - The Complete Series (1998) 8
A sitcom about nothing. Starring New York stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his neurotic friends.
- Tell Them Anything You Want: A Portrait of Maurice Sendak (2009) 8
Diary-style documentary by Spike Jonze about Maurice Sendak, the unconventional author of iconic children's books.
- Venture Bros. - Seasons One and Two, The (2006) 8
The warped misadventures of a middle-aged mad scientist, his teenage sons, and their maniac bodyguard.
- X-Files: The Complete Collector's Edition, The (2002) 8
FBI agents Mulder and Scully investigate paranormal cases and discover alien conspiracies within our government.
- Atom Smashers, The (2008) 7
How does life exist? Documentary chronicles the search for the Higgs boson by Fermilab physicists.
- Beavis and Butt-Head Do America (1996) 7
Beavis and Butt-Head visit Vegas, the Grand Canyon and the White House. I am Cornholio!
- Bernard and Doris (2008) 7
An HBO Films picture about tobacco heiress Doris Duke (Sarandon) and her gay butler (Fiennes).
- Berserk - The Complete Collection (2002) 7
Anime about young warrior Guts and the mercenary company called the Band of the Hawk.
- Best of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, The (2005) 7
My childhood memories, now on DVD. A first-rate reMASTERing of this moralizing homoerotic 1980s toy-advert.
- Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001) 7
On Mars in the year 2071, the Bebop crew tries to contain a deadly virus.
- Dead Like Me - The Complete First Season (2003) 7
Showtime TV series about the lives of undead grim reapers trying to make ends meet.
- Extras - The Complete Series (2007) 7
Movie extra Ricky Gervais weasels his way into speaking roles, then finds commercial success miserable.
- Gia (1998) 7
Frequently naked Angelina Jolie is Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s.
- Gruffalo's Child, The (2011) 7
The child of the Gruffalo ignores her father's warnings and seeks the Big Bad Mouse.
- Happy Town - Episodes 1-8 (2010) 7
Paranormal crime drama that aspires to be Twin Peaks. Dark mysteries in an idyllic town.
- Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron (2007) 7
Hellboy ends up battling the goddess Hecate after a professor resurrects a powerful female vampire.
- Look Around You - Series 1 and 2 (2005) 7
A BBC TV comedy series that satirizes 1970s educational science programs. A nonsensical, faithful homage.
- Pompeii: The Last Day (2003) 7
A dramatized recreation of the destruction of Pompeii when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.
- Prisoner, The (2009) 7
AMC miniseries based on the classic 1960s TV show. Interesting but muddled. Caviezel lacks personality.
- Serenity (2005) 7
Finale to the cancelled Firefly TV series. Features space-age weaponry, martial arts, and witty dialogue.
- South Park: Bigger Longer & Uncut (1999) 7
I'm sorry I can't help myself. That movie has warped my fragile little mind.
- Stanley Kubrick's Boxes (2008) 7
Kubrick's incredible attention to detail revealed in 1,000+ boxes of his meticulously sorted film materials.
- Tin Man (2007) 7
Dark re-imagining of the Land of Oz. Zooey Deschanel stars in this three-part Sci-Fi miniseries.
- X-Files: Fight the Future, The (1998) 7
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson must fight the government in a conspiracy about alien colonization.
- Alice in Wonderland (1999) 6
A made-for-TV, family-friendly version with a cast of Hollywood all stars. It's hardly worth watching.
- Breast Men (1997) 6
HBO movie follows two doctors who invented silicone breast implants through time. David Schwimmer stars.
- Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms (2006) 6
A samurai sword sends Hellboy into a dangerous realm of Japanese legends, ghosts and monsters.
- Heroes - Seasons 1-3 (2009) 6
Cleverly structured graphic novel in TV-show format about people with diverse superpowers. It became unwatchable.
- How Beer Saved the World (2011) 6
Simplifies human history to exaggerate the importance of beer to civilization. BEER! Extreme hyperbole!
- PU-239: The Half Life of Timofey Berezin (2007) 6
A nuclear plant worker with radiation poisoning tries to sell stolen plutonium to Moscow gangsters.
- Student Services (2011) 6
A 19-year-old freshman in France, desperate for cash, is enticed into a life of prostitution.
- Tuesdays with Morrie (1999) 6
A made-for-TV movie with sportswriter Hank Azaria and retired professor Jack Lemmon, dying of ALS.
- Saiyûki Vol. 1: The Journey Begins (2003) 5
A Dragonball Z-like anime adventure of four heroes traveling West to confront a powerful demon.
- Superstorm (2007) 5
Scientists attempt to divert or weaken a Miami-bound hurricane using cloud seeding. A miniseries docudrama.
- Sharknado (2013) CRAP
Was idiotically curious about the magnitude of this TV-movie's absurdity. It's a bloody, bad-CGI trainwreck.
TV Shows and Made-for-TV Films (1996-2018)Search returned all television shows and TV-related films out of 1591 total rated films.
FROM BAD TO WORSE
Statistical ratings distribution of these 65 films (4.1% of total rated films):
With enough films included, it usually approximates a bell curve with a mean near 6.5...
(especially when considering that CRAP is 0-4 combined).
Average rating for these 65 films: 7.5.
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