You don’t necessarily have to LOVE the movie, these could be guilty pleasures, as well. But these are movies that you find some enjoyment out of despite having bad critical praise or bad audience praise. Or vice versa. Dislike may not necesarilly be hate, it could be even a moderate like, but you just aren’t as over-the-moon as everyone else was with these movies.
Movies I Like
Night at the Museum
Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
The Cat in the Hat
X-Men: The Last Stand
The Great Gatsby
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
The Lone Ranger
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (that’s a stretch)
Alice in Wonderland
Oz: The Great and Powerful
Movies I Dislike
Life of Pi
The Princess Bride
I’m a big fan of Ron Howard’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, as well as Jim Carrey’s performance in it. I’m surprised to see that critics were so harsh on it.
I’m also a big fan of Mark Waters’ Freaky Friday remake.
I actually did a blog post on both of these topics: