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The '00s' Most Disappointing Movies

'Tropic Thunder' leads the way
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 5, 2009 8:00 PM CST

(Newser) – The decade had lots of lousy movies, but 11Points rounds up the most disappointing—those that didn't live up to their promise:

  • Tropic Thunder (2008): Amazing cast, great premise. Slam dunk, right? Not when "your go-to bit is a retarded joke." Such a lazy waste.
  • Bruno (2009): Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat follow-up "didn't expose homophobia—it manufactured homophobia."

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  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008): Oh, Indiana, you deserved so much better. He was "completely bastardized."
  • King Kong (2005): So much hype, so little payoff. Boring.
  • Religulous (2008): Bill Maher could have done something profound. Instead, he went for cheap laughs.
For the full list, which also includes Spider-Man 3, Little Miss Sunshine, and Wedding Crashers, click here.
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