The Highest Grossing Movies With Low Scores On Rotten Tomatoes

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In this day and age, it is pretty easy for a movie to get panned by critics yet still bring in hundreds of millions at the box office. In fact, it is almost proven that a movie doesn’t need to be good, it can just be a sequel in a popular film franchise and people will see it no matter what. More often than not, when critics give a movie a low score or totally pan it, that movie really isn’t very good. But sometimes bad ratings happen to good movies! Either way, not too many major movie studios see these bad reviews as a loss. Out of some of the most successful films in the world, these movies didn’t fair well on Rotten Tomatoes.

If you’re not familiar with the Tomatometer used by Rotten Tomatoes, films get ratings based on average reviews by critics. The rating is on a scale of 0-100%. Rotten Tomatoes certifies films as “Rotten Tomatoes Fresh” if they maintain steady at 75% or higher. A film is deemed rotten with 59% or lower. But if these films were taking a test, wouldn’t you say they’d want to score higher than 70% to actually be any good? You’ll be surprised by some of the scores that these top box office earners got!