What movies were so bad you walked out on them ?


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What movies were so bad you walked out on them ?

Postby dukehjsteve » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:07 am

I can think of 2 for me

Pretty Woman

Reflections in a Golden Eye

And I observed 3 or 4 "walkouts" at that crucial moment in " The Crying Game" when one important thing was revealed.
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Postby tafnut » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:40 am

Lost in Translation - made it thru 90%
Garden State (90)
Catwoman (80)
Pulp Fiction (50 - wife induced)
Sin City (20 - wi)

should have, but kept thinking it would get better:

Once Upon a Time in Mexcio (Greatest waste of talent in history - Depp & Banderas)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Adaptation (these last three are all Charlie Kaufman screenplays! - I shoulda known better)
Kill Bill II - henceforth ANY QT movie.
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Postby SQUACKEE » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:53 am

i dont go that often. rather watch at home.

have only walked out once in my life.

micheal douglas as a marathoner. mid 70's anybody remember this bomb? :x
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Postby slowcoach » Thu Nov 03, 2005 7:23 am

I can't recall ever walking out on a movie, but Alexander came close.
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Postby SQUACKEE » Thu Nov 03, 2005 7:33 am

i normally wait till movies are on the satelite. so in reality ive "walked out many times" with a flick of a switch the stinker is removed from my tele.
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Postby gh » Thu Nov 03, 2005 8:04 am

"Ulysses" (James Joyce, not Homer) and "Lisztomania" are the only two I can think of.
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Postby marknhj » Thu Nov 03, 2005 8:13 am

Only one: Brazil. Turned off quite a few dvd's though.
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Postby Daisy » Thu Nov 03, 2005 8:21 am

marknhj wrote:Only one: Brazil. Turned off quite a few dvd's though.


I found Independance day pretty bad but didn't actually leave. Part of the problem was the hype leading up to the film. When your expectations get dashed so quickly its hard to sit throught the rest. The absolute worst moment in the movie the end when one of the characters, i forget which, was talking about the independance day for the world.

Another i found hard to sit through was Austin Powers. I just do not find Mike Myers funny. Worse, what is the point of making a parody of a movie that is already a parody?

(excuse the nerd who does not like many of the comedies ---> Image )
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Postby SQUACKEE » Thu Nov 03, 2005 8:36 am

ok here some i clicked off

the mild mild west :lol:

the league of not so extradorinary gentlemen :x

troy- ancient macho hero's shouldnt have frosted hair :shock:
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Postby pv22' » Thu Nov 03, 2005 9:44 am

"possesion of emily rose" fell asleep during that crap..............then left. the next "exorcist"????? yea sure
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Postby eldrick » Thu Nov 03, 2005 9:44 am

Cyborg with van damme was definitely the worst !

i shouda walked out, but i stayed there as it was the best laugh i'd had watching a film cince Caddyshack

he took such a beating in that film ( on screen ), that it wouda probably been enough of to kill an army battalion, but he just kept bouncing up & fighting the baddies until he'd finished them all

if you ever want something to cheer you up - go get the dvd & have a good belly laugh at him
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Postby DrJay » Thu Nov 03, 2005 9:53 am

Had to leave "Tommy" (I had seen it before) as the friend I was with thought it was rubbish (he had poor taste in music, as well). Pulled the plug on "My Own Private Idaho" less than 30 minutes into it on VCR. Was a subject in an altitude/nitrogen elimination study in med school involving a few hours sitting one day and gently pedalling an Air-Dyne another and they guys running the study would rent a movie for the subject to combat the boredom and hassles (mouthpiece, noseclip, head inside a big plastic bubble). Watched "Brazil" on one of the days (had seen it before, liked it) but asked for "Eraserhead" on the other....bad move, lousy movie (plus the physiologists doing the study began to wonder about me as they watched some of it as well.)
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Postby cullman » Thu Nov 03, 2005 1:58 pm

I have never walked out of a movie before the credits...BUT I will never go within ten blocks of a movie with William Hurt in it. Whiny, self-conscious, neurotic actors like Hurt make me want to fo' up. :x

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Postby gm » Thu Nov 03, 2005 2:04 pm

Willard -- begged my dad to take me to it when I was a kid, and ran out screaming less than halfway through :)

Terms of Endearment -- what a crap film, I shoulda burned the theater down and had Shirley M. killed (in all of her incarnations/lives)

Friday the 13th -- actually, I got ejected from a British theater for yelling "180!!!" when the kids got speared on the bed
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Postby mojo » Thu Nov 03, 2005 2:15 pm

Michael Jackson's rat movie "Ben".

In my mind I walked out of Pulp Fiction. :)


The worst movie in the world Oprah's "Beloved". OMG that was bad. :shock:

I liked Lost in Translation. I do homestays with Japanese students and went with one of them. We both enjoyed it.
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Postby tlb747 » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:00 pm

I never walked out on a movie (from the theaters), but "The Haunting" was awful.
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Postby bad hammy » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:03 pm

mojo wrote:In my mind I walked out of Pulp Fiction. :)

How does that work?
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Postby mojo » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:25 pm

Well I started thinking about great track moments, what I was going to have to eat after the movie, every detail of my last root canal- in other words anything more pleasant . :)

You learn the technique when in labour for 18 hours with no drugs-even that was better than PF!!! :P
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Postby bad hammy » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:27 pm

mojo wrote:You learn the technique when in labour for 18 hours with no drugs-even that was better than PF!!! :P

That's funny - most mothers I know didn't really enjoy labor! :lol:
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Postby tlb747 » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:34 pm

bad hammy wrote:
mojo wrote:In my mind I walked out of Pulp Fiction. :)

How does that work?


Maybe they did not like the way the movie shuffled through different scenes, rather chronologically, start from the begining to end. I was quite comfused myself!
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Postby mojo » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:56 pm

bad hammy wrote:
mojo wrote:You learn the technique when in labour for 18 hours with no drugs-even that was better than PF!!! :P

That's funny - most mothers I know didn't really enjoy labor! :lol:



Watching PF during labour would be ideal I suppose. :lol:
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Postby mojo » Thu Nov 03, 2005 5:58 pm

tlb747 wrote:
bad hammy wrote:
mojo wrote:In my mind I walked out of Pulp Fiction. :)

How does that work?


Maybe they did not like the way the movie shuffled through different scenes, rather chronologically, start from the begining to end. I was quite comfused myself!


Sorry but who is "they"? Contrary to popular belief I am only one person! :wink:
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Postby Daisy » Thu Nov 03, 2005 6:06 pm

gm wrote:I got ejected from a British theater for yelling "180!!!" when the kids got speared on the bed


Hilarious, i think? i never saw the movie. Was it three spears?
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Postby tlb747 » Thu Nov 03, 2005 6:24 pm

mojo wrote:Sorry but who is "they"? Contrary to popular belief I am only one person! :wink:


Yes, it was you. I made it plural because I usually do not single anyone out, although.... :wink:
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Postby Trackfan310 » Thu Nov 03, 2005 11:37 pm

I have never walked out of a movie, but here are a few I got some GOOD sleep in.

Ali
Kingdom Come
Avengers
Mothman Prophecies

Blair witch was a movie I was very disappointed in. Kept hoping something would happen

And a movie SO BAD, that you actually tell other people to see it, so they can see how bad it was.............House of the Dead (saw it on cable. Probably would have walked out of it in the theatre)
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Postby SQUACKEE » Fri Nov 04, 2005 3:32 am

blair witch was unwatchable because of the camara shaking. turned it off in 5 min.

the new stepford wives lasted 4 mins. :shock: :x :roll:
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Postby twittering debutante » Fri Nov 04, 2005 3:06 pm

I walked out of "Das Boot" because I was too stoned to read the subtitles.
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Postby DrJay » Fri Nov 04, 2005 3:46 pm

twittering debutante wrote:I walked out of "Das Boot" because I was too stoned to read the subtitles.


It'd still be worth watching, IMHO.
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Postby gh » Fri Nov 04, 2005 9:14 pm

twittering debutante wrote:I walked out of "Das Boot" because I was too stoned to read the subtitles.


I am/was a huge fan of "Das Boot" (reminds me that I've been sitting on my Director's Cut DVD for a couple of years now--where DOES one find the time for a 4-hour movie?), but an airplane viewing of it turned me off airline movies forever.

There's a great line in the original where early in the going somebody characterizes Churchill as an "arschloch" (asshole). But the dubbed version on the plane called him--and i kid you not--as a "bed wetter"!!!

That was what, 20 years ago? I've not watched an airplane movie since.
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Postby SQUACKEE » Sat Nov 05, 2005 6:40 am

twittering debutante wrote:I walked out of "Das Boot" because I was too stoned to read the subtitles.


das boot doesnt have subtitles. just kidding. you werent that stoned. but if you were watching "the boat" and saw subtitles maybe just one hit? :wink: 8)
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