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Poll: Rotten Movies from Critically Acclaimed Directors

Even celebrated directors make terrible films on occasion. According to Rotten Tomatoes, the following movies are among the lowest rated films by our most critically acclaimed directors. Which of these movies is the most embarrassing according to you? *no debut films have been included as the filmmaker needed time to find their groove.

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    A Good Year (2006)

    Ridley Scott

    Tomatometer: 25%

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    The Ladykillers (2004)

    Joel and Ethan Coen

    Tomatometer: 55%

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    The Dilemma (2011)

    Ron Howard

    Tomatometer: 24%

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    The Lovely Bones (2009)

    Peter Jackson

    Tomatometer: 32%

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    The Soloist (2009)

    Joe Wright

    Tomatometer: 56%

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    Elizabethtown (2005)

    Cameron Crowe

    Tomatometer: 28%

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    Hook (1991)

    Steven Spielberg

    Tomatometer: 30%

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    Jack (1996)

    Francis Ford Coppola

    Tomatometer: 17%

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    Ghosts of Mars (2001)

    John Carpenter

    Tomatometer: 21%

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    Fathers' Day (1997)

    Ivan Reitman

    Tomatometer: 25%

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    Men, Women & Children (2014)

    Jason Reitman

    Tomatometer: 31%

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    Planet of the Apes (2001)

    Tim Burton

    Tomatometer: 45%

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    The Beach (2000)

    Danny Boyle

    Tomatometer: 19%

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    Scoop (2006)

    Woody Allen

    Tomatometer: 39%

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    Full Frontal (2002)

    Steven Soderbergh

    Tomatometer: 38%

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    The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990)

    Brian DePalma

    Tomatometer: 16%

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    Miami Vice (2006)

    Michael Mann

    Tomatometer: 47%

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    The Majestic (2001)

    Frank Darabont

    Tomatometer: 42%

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    The Rookie (1990)

    Clint Eastwood

    Tomatometer: 33%

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    Psycho (1998)

    Gus Van Sant

    Tomatometer: 37%

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    An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (1997)

    Arthur Hiller

    Tomatometer: 8%

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    Alexander (2004)

    Oliver Stone

    Tomatometer: 16%

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    North (1994)

    Rob Reiner

    Tomatometer: 15%

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    Fever Pitch (1985)

    Richard Brooks

    Tomatometer: 0%

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    Envy (2004)

    Barry Levinson

    Tomatometer: 7%

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    Showgirls (1995)

    Paul Verhoeven

    Tomatometer: 19%

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    Cop Out (2010)

    Kevin Smith

    Tomatometer: 19%

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    The Last Airbender (2010)

    M. Night Shyamalan

    Tomatometer: 6%

    Other embarrassing movies from him: After Earth - 11% The Happening - 17% Lady In the Water - 24%

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    For Love of the Game (1999)

    Sam Raimi

    Tomatometer: 46%

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    Great Expectations (1998)

    Alfonso Cuaron

    Tomatometer: 36%

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    She Hate Me (2004)

    Spike Lee

    Tomatometer: 19%

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    Gigli (2003)

    Martin Brest

    Tomatometer: 6%

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    Random Hearts (1999)

    Sydney Pollack

    Tomatometer: 15%

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    What Planet Are You From? (2000)

    Mike Nichols

    Tomatometer: 42%

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    Dream House (2011)

    Jim Sheridan

    Tomatometer: 6%

    Other embarrassing movie from him: Get Rich or Die Tryin' - 16%