10.) “Bad Santa 2”
Billy Bob Thornton is back as the drunken department store Santa, who finds himself trapped in this sloppy sequel with tasteless sexual dialogue as jokes. The first movie from 2003 was brilliant, but this is a mess.
9.) “Alice Through the Looking Glass”
This is another sequel gone AWOL. Tim Burton’s replacement is James Bobin, who’s done a fabulous job of bringing the Muppets back on the screen, but has humiliated the likes of Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Mia Wasikowska, Anne Hathaway, and Sacha Baron Cohen. This is a time traveling flop that will leave you begging to go “Back to the Future.”
8.) “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”
With the help of director Zack Snyder, I now fear the future of DC Comics movies, because “BvS” is an example of how updates and bad casting are the real deal. Three questions: Why have Superman kill Batman? Why give Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman the laziest intro in superhero history? And who said Jesse Eisenberg could play Lex Luther? I ask you.
7.) Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”
As far as bad R-rated comedy sequels go, Zac Efron joins forces with his ex-rivals (Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne) battling a group of sorority sisters, who move right next door to them, and make their lives a living Hell with a series of disgusting and stressful pranks.
6.) “Bridget Jones’s Baby”
My reaction towards this sequel disappointed my parents, but to be honest with you I never laughed once. Renee Zellweger is back as the British singleton, who finds out she’s pregnant, and the father is either Colin Firth, the only surviving actor of this mess, or Patrick Dempsey as Hugh Grant’s embarrassing replacement.
5.) “Independence Day: Resurgence”
It’s the 20-year-old sequel to the 1996 box office smash, which I didn’t really care for. This sequel was no different with its generic aliens, pathetic characters, and boring battles, which put you to sleep faster than poisonous gas.
This is a lifeless, pathetic, and irritable Sci-Fi thriller that flopped, even on a low budget. Kate Mara and Paul Giamatti give awful performances, as they teach us the dangers of growing a human girl in a lab.
3.) “Almost Christmas”
Danny Glover is the only cast member to survive “Almost Christmas,” another holiday comedy gone downhill with JB Smoove, MoNique, Romany Malco, and Gabrielle Union placing themselves in scenes so irritating and so cantankerous, I was begging to get out of the theater.
2.) “The Boss”
This is a tasteless disaster with the brilliant female comic Melissa McCarthy proving once again that after her 2014 comedy “Tammy,” she is a terrible screenplay writer. And even the usually adorable Kristen Bell, whom I loved in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “Frozen,” left me with (dare I say it) a “Frozen Heart.”
1.) “Dirty Grandpa”
This was one of the most deplorable comedies of the new decade with Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, and Aubrey Plaza aggravating me to the very point. It features jokes of De Niro being a sexual active grandfather, Efron accused of being both a Lesbian and a child molester, jerky cops trying to replicate the guys from “Super Troopers,” and that mid credit scene with Plaza now becoming Efron’s grandmother is so irritable that it’s the last thing I would ever watch. I choose “Dirty Grandpa” as the worst movie of the year, because of the big laughs it gained in the audience. It even took the ones I care about under its spell, and I curse the day it got a green light.
“Zoolander 2,” “The Light Between Oceans,” “The Brothers Grimsby,” “Ice Age: Collision Course,” “Now You See Me 2,” “Ride Along 2,” “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” “Ben-Hur,” “The Divergent Series: Allegiant,” “Hardcore Henry”