Good movies are adored by many, but even bad movies can shine in the right context.

Some movies are just so bad they're somehow good, especially if you're watching with friends.

Redditor Sword__of__Damocles asked:

"What 'terrible' movie do you absolutely love?"

Man Of The Clawth

"Velocipastor. I'm an aspiring doctorhookerlawyer."


"This movie looks amazing."


-"'I don’t know much about God'." – "'I don’t know much about dinosaurs'."



It's-a Me, Mario

"Super Mario Bros. So bad, its good."


"YESSSS. My goodness, that movie was a fever dream. It is the one where they go into a cave-portal to turtle land right? Where bowser turns humans into goombas?"


"'I love mud, its so clean, yet so dirty at the same time' is my favourite quote. Why was Dennis Hoppers character oddly sexual!?"


Scooby Doobie Doo!

"The live action Scooby Doo movies (2002 and 2004) are unironically both fun and funny."

"The CGI has never been good and the story is extremely predictable but I never get sick of watching them."

"They’re just pure dumb fun to me."

– omen_in_budapest





"This is mine too. It's like a worse version of Mad Max just on water instead of a desert and they went full unhinged. I adore it."


"This is the best description of Waterworld ever lol I’m taking this 😂"



Van Helsing

"Van Helsing. It’s a pretty bad dracula movie but I still enjoy watching it just for the cheesy dialogue. The ballroom scene is pretty good though."


"The werewolves in that movie look fantastic."

"And I highly recommend the commentary track of the DVD with the b-list actors."


"The steampunk 1800s technology van helsing uses is just so freaking cool."


Sparkly Vampires

"The Twilight movies are g*ddamn hysterical. Two and four are terribly paced and just plain boring until the end. Number three is actually ok if you don't take it too seriously. The other two are pure so bad it's good. One is my favorite, but five has a special place in my heart for playing that amazing prank at the end on the fanbase."


"The first Twilight is 10x better with the DVD commentary. Kristen Stewart and RPatz just shred the entire storyline AND their acting the entire time. It's shocking the production company even allowed the commentary track to get put on the DVD, because they just bash the hell out of the whole thing and it's hysterical."



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"Killer Klowns from Outer Space."


"A classic...and as a kid I always wanted one of those hanging, giant cotton candy machines."


"Believe it or not but it was this movie that got me into horror. Sounds preposterous, I know."



Down Periscope

"Down Periscope"


"'Think like a pirate! I want a man with a tattoo on his dick! Have I got the right man?'"

"'By a strange coincidence, you do, sir.'"


"That's the one with Frasier in it?"

"It's great!"


"I love submarine movies. The more serious and cramped the better. But Down Periscope takes its rightful place in my top 3 sub films."


Dude Where's My Car

"Dude Where's My Car"


"I once introduced a friend to this movie by saying 'ok, let's be clear. This movie is not Good. However, it IS Great.'"


"I still quote this movie on a regular basis."


"Yes. So quotable."

"'Dude, what does my tattoo say?…'"



Escape From LA

"Escape from LA, the sequel to Escape from NY"

"Kurt Russell as Snake Blisken. its got extreme sports, Steve bushmi as totally not the Joker, a ridiculous plot. It is a dumpster fire and I love it so much."

"Edit: thanks for the award, I wrote this comment after a 16 hour shift so spelling clearly wasn't a priority. I'm not correcting it because its funnier that way."


"How can you leave out the best parts - a surfer dude Peter Fonda and psycho plastic surgeon Bruce Campbell."


"That surfing scene was so great"



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