By David Zou
It’s always great to see a movie with a stellar ensemble cast. Movies like The Help, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, and American Hustle benefit from excellent casts that eventually led them to being awards favorites. It’s less great to see a movie waste a talented cast.
Contrary to popular belief, that actually happens far more than the average person believes. A good cast does not equal a good movie, and that’s never been more clear than when this list was put together.
Below are ten movies that simply don’t know what to do with their exceptional casts. More accurately, these are the ten worst movies with excellent casts. There is a lot of competition, but these ones stand out as the worst of the worst.
To be included in the list, a movie has to have at least five highly bankable stars. The movie also has to be notably bad, but that part should have been pretty obvious. The good news is that most of these stars recovered. The bad news is that they still have to admit to being in these sucky movies.
10. Ocean’s Twelve
Soderbergh isn’t one to make mistakes, but Ocean’s Twelve is a shining example of a career misstep. While the film isn’t the worst thing directed by Soderbergh (that dubious honor goes to Full Frontal), it’s certainly the most soul crushingly disappointing. After the blockbuster success of Ocean’s Eleven, folks decided to tinker with an unrelated script and turn it into an Ocean’s movie. The result was a messy and convoluted heist movie without any of the brains found in its predecessor.
Since this is a sequel to a massively successful movie, it’s not surprising that the top notch cast decided to hop back in for round two. Unlike other movies on
From:: Taste Of Cinema