Rotten Movies We Love: The Book

Our first book – featuring 101 Rotten movies we love and essays from some of the world's top critics – is out October 8. Pre-order your copy now!

by | August 7, 2019 | Comments

Ever been crushed to learn your favorite movie – or a new one you’re dying to see – has been given the green splat from our infamous Tomatometer? We stand by our critics and Tomatometer scores, but we also feel your pain: Fresh films shouldn’t get all the glory. In our first ever book, the Rotten Tomatoes team – and a cast of some of the world’s most well-known and insightful critics – celebrates 101 movies from the green end of the spectrum that can’t be missed. You’ll find:

  • Box office behemoths that bombed with critics like Space JamBad Boys, and Maleficent.
  • Sci-fi treasures so bad they’re awesome like Cherry 2000Zardoz, and Masters of the Universe.
  • Rare Rottens from Fresh directors like Steven Spielberg’s Hook and Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette.
  • Wonderfully weird cult classics like MacGruberEmpire Records, and more.
  • Underrated gems that were ahead of their time like Event HorizonBlade, and The Cable Guy.
  • Sequels worth a second look like Return to OzJurassic Park III, and Rocky IV.

Plus, the book comes with a foreword from Bridesmaids and Spy director Paul Feig. And when you purchase the book, you will get a discount to buy or rent every featured film on FandangoNOW.

Rotten Movies We Love is available October 8, 2019. Pre-order your copy now. 

Rotten Movies We Love
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Check out some pages from inside the book. 

Each section is themed, with chapters celebrating everything from cult classics and movies so bad they’re good to underrated gems that were ahead of their time.

Sections feature detailed write-ups from Rotten Tomatoes editors outlining why these Rotten movies are worth checking out.

Sixteen of the world’s best and most insightful critics contribute essays on Rotten moves they love. Among them, Bilge Ebiri, who writes on Event Horizon.

The book also features infographics that use Rotten Tomatoes’ data to highlight Rotten trends and Rotten records.

Rotten Movies We Love is available October 8, 2019. Pre-order your copy now. 

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