What was the last promising movie that turned into a dud?

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  1. Mem

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    I was watching a movie called "a Sound of Thunder". It looked so good, about time travel, with cool special effects, and they find that something they did in a "jump" has gone wrong. This cool time tidal wave comes by. Then they try to go back in time, something goes wrong, and there are gorilla-dinosaur creatures everywhere when they get back. Then the movie goes wrong.
     
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    How about the recent "Sleuth", a horrible remake of a classic?
     
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    It's a tie between Epic Movie and Ghost Rider.
     
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    the last pirates of the caribbean!!
    An over long bore fest
     
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    Dreamgirls. (I know I'll get some flack over that, but I hated that movie. Way too long, boring story, not a lot of action.)
     
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    Ghost rider was horrible. Transformers was 2 hours to long in my opinion. Hated it.
     
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    I saw Transformers on an Airplane...and walked out of the movie.:wink:
    Actually it was a free movie and much better than Dodgeball, that was an Airplane movie that was unwatchable.
     
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    I'd watch dodgeball over transformers any day.
     
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    "Transformers" should have been a fool-proof ticket to awesome. Then they hired Michael Bay. He managed to turn it into the most disappointing film in decades.
     
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    Nobody could argue that Epic Movie was anything less than a crime against humanity.......... but when was it ever promising? That movie had shit-stain written all over it from day 1.
     
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    I didn't think Transformers was that bad, it did have a few slow parts and it should have been cut down to 90 minutes, but it was a fun cartoonish movie for tweens and teens. It did have stupid elements... such as... why would a robot need to move it's mouth to talk?:biggrin1:

    Dodgeball lost me at the previews and commercials. I did not even attempt to see it (I think I tried for a few minutes) , looking out the window of a plane was better.
     
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    Spiderman III was a big dud for me. It could have been an hour shorter without the stupid emo / love story crap.

    It's pretty close on the Pirates sequels, Ghost Rider and Superman Returns.
     
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    I was disappointed in it too. I downloaded it and have watched only about 2/3 of it and lost interest.
     
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    Spiderman 3 was a collossal dissapointment. So was Pirates 3, both of them overlong, bloated with little heart.

    I did like Transformers, I just bought it on HD-DVD yesterday.

    James Cameron needs to hurry up with Avatar, that is a man that knows how to make real blockbusters.

    Any word on the new Indiana Jones and Batman? Any trailers for them yet?
     
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    Agree about Avatar. If that or Battle Angel Alita comes out and they suck... THAT would be a huge disappointment. I'm so eager for Cameron to come back.

    Disagree with anyone who likes Transformers. I'm sad to say I had to sit through it twice, and that movie sucked ass so hard there's now a wormhole inside my rectum.

    Agree with Pirates, though I was disappointed already in Pirates 2 and thought Pirates 1 wasn't really all that great anyway so I didn't feel Pirates 3 was that much of a let down. Agree/disagree about Spidey 3... it could have been better but wasn't half as bad as I think some make it out to be. Raimi should have cut it up into two different movies.
     
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    I just hope the Last Man on Earth movie doesn't end up sucking. I love the premise, but somehow I feel like action movies with will smith always end up being a little too gay (as in jovial [and not jovial as in the one who posts here] ) for my liking. Some time of heroic tinge to it. I want to see the Earth get annihilated by aliens or destroyed by an asteroid, not saved by flying fight jets or nuclear spacecraft into the belly of UFOs and comets.

    I am Legend I think it is, the original was called the Last Man on Earth.
     
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