The 10 Worst Movies to Open at #1 : COED Magazine.
It’s not hard for a bad movie to open on top of the weekend box office chart — a combination of heavy marketing, recognizable stars, and a simple concept pretty much assures it. Every month, for example, a new bad horror movies comes and goes. Remember The Messengers, Darkness Falls or Urban Legends: Final Cut? They were all the #1 movie in America at one point. Romantic comedies work the same way: Forces of Nature, Monster-in-Law, and Failure to Launch all topped the box office in their day. And then there’s the awful kids’ movies that lazy parents pay for: Scooby Doo…Pokemon…The Pacifier…and the list goes on. The thing about all these movies is that they’re passively bad. Everybody already knew they would suck, and they’re quickly forgotten. Sometimes, however, a movie opens at #1 that is really bad. Offensively bad. Beg-for-your-money-back, sign-of-the-impending-apocalypse bad. Here are the 10 Worst Movies to Open at #1.