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  Films considered the worst ever - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Of films that have been "considered the worst ever", some of them may be the targets of hyperbole rather than critically claimed to be "the worst ever".
The movies listed here are not simply box office bombs, although many of them are; rather, they are films which spectacularly failed to meet critical and commercial standards set by advance publicity or the weight of expectations or have become well known by the general public for their poor quality.
The movies has zero positive reviews at Rotten Tomatoes [29], is the 8th worst movie (with a score of 1.9 out of 10) as rated by the users of IMDB [30] and grossed only $375,805 domestically [31].
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 film - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Film — also called movies, the cinema, the silver screen, moving pictures, photoplays, picture shows, flicks, or motion pictures, — is a field that encompasses motion pictures as an art form or as part of the entertainment industry.
There are a few movies every year that defy this rule, often limited-release movies that start in only a few theaters and actually grow their theater count through good word-of-mouth and reviews.
List of movies that have been considered the worst ever
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 The Bicycle Thief   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The film was directed by Vittorio De Sica, stars Lamberto Maggiorani as the father and Enzo Staiola as the son, and won an honorary Academy Award for Foreign Language Film in 1950, and won the British Academy Awards for Best Film from Any Source.
The film was heavily awarded by the Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists, and is commonly considered a film classic.
Also see: List of movies that have been considered the greatest ever.
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 List of reference tables
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
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 Learn more about Citizen Kane in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Since movies were primarily filmed on sound stages and not on location during the era of the Hollywood studio system, it was impossible to film at an angle that showed ceilings because there were no ceilings on the stages.
Many critics consider the film the best ever made; the American Film Institute ranked it #1 on its 100 Greatest Movies list; it has been selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry; and the film is consistently in the top 5 on the Internet Movie Database.
Her attorney said that Orson Welles had left RKO with an exit deal terminating his contracts with the studio, meaning that Welles still had an interest in the film and his previous contract giving the studio the ownership of the film was null and void.
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 Academy Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The 1934 and later awards have all been on openings in the previous calendar year.
Less subjectively it is clear movie studios spend large amounts of money campaigns to get their films Oscars— Miramax being the most widely-discussed (and arguably studio at this at present.
The greatest number of Academy Awards won a film is 11 this distinction is by 3 films: Ben-Hur Titanic and The Return of the King.
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 ipedia.com: Academy Award Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The 1934 and later awards have all been based on openings in the previous calendar year.
Less subjectively, it is clear that movie studios spend large amounts of money on campaigns to get their films Oscars—Miramax being the most widely-discussed (and arguably successful) studio at this at present.
The greatest number of Academy Awards won by a film is 11, this distinction is shared by 3 films: Ben-Hur, Titanic, and.
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 Academy Award   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Less subjectively, it is clear that movie studios spend large amounts of money on campaigning for their films.
In the past few decades, the advent of VHS tape and DVDs have given Academy Awards a new level of importance, as the attachment of a win (or even nomination) in a prominent category can dramatically increase sales and rentals.
The greatest number of Academy Awards won by a film is 11, this distinction is shared by 3 films: Ben-Hur, Titanic, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
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 NPR 100
The list included Billie Holiday, whose performance of this song lives on in the annals of great jazz and live-performance history.
All Things Considered host Linda Wertheimer speaks with Dr. Michael Harris, Professor of History at Manhattan's Union Theological Seminary, whose book, The Rise of Gospel Blues, The Music of Thomas Andrew Dorsey in the Urban Church, tells the story of the song's author.
February 21 -- All Things Considered host Robert Siegel talks to pianist/composer Ray Charles about his famous 1959 song which, Charles maintains, is really "about nothing" -- the lyrics "don't make sense," he says, and reduce to a call-and-response exercise between soloist, singers, and audience.
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 Movies with Men in Kilts and MUGs
Pretending to be a Scottish gentleman, Bond wears a kilt in one portion of the movie.
There were many of these movies back in the days of Cecil B. DeMille and the big Hollywood Biblical epics, until the cost became prohibitive.
It is only at the very end, when he meets the Pope, that Bruno wears something that could be considered a dress designed for a male (a white robe similar to what the Pope is wearing).
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 The Ultimate Film Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Film is being used increasingly in education as a means of visually conveying information in lieu of or in addition to text and/or spoken narrative.
Film, like language, is now understood to be a culturally mediated artifact (as are all technologies) which has been created by specific cultures, refects those cultures and, in turn, affects culture.
Lev Vygotsky, one of the twentieth century's leading educational theorists, understood the importance of film and assisted Eisenstein in the editing of "The Battleship Potemkin".
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Movies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Film is considered by many to be an important art form; films entertain, educate, enlighten and inspire audiences.
However, the cataclysmic failure of some heavily-promoted movies that were harshly reviewed, as well as the unexpected success of critically praised independent movies indicates that extreme critical reactions can have considerable influence.
Films have been around for more than a century, however this is not long when you consider it in relation to other arts like painting and sculpture.
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 Epinions.com - The greatest action movies ever: The definitive list...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
As one of the most parodied movies ever, it had to be on the list.
WHY IT'S ON THE LIST: James Camerons masterpiece about a robot sent back in time to protect the savior of mankind as a boy, is the greatest sci fi film of all time.
Well, I actually prefer the third film, but this movie was so influential to the action genre, it had to be in the top 10.
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 Academy Awards® Oscars Winners
The awards (and gold-plated statuettes) have been presented annually (the first awards ceremony was held in May of 1929) by a non-profit professional organization - the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), based in Beverly Hills, California, and founded in 1927.
Ever since 1941, when their now-famous confidential envelope system was introduced, marking the first year of complete secrecy, "the Envelope Please" has become a familiar phrase that evokes the thought of the Academy Awards®; ceremony.
Ever since then, beginning with the 1934 awards ceremony, all awards have been based on openings in the previous calendar year.
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 Comedy Appealing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Much has been written on Dante's moral, political, Comedy Appealing and religious ideas; important as these are, however, such discussions are perforce limited.
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Those who work in the movie industry, however, would probably consider the most profitable film to be the greatest.
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 Most Ever Academy Awards Resource, Results And Data   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Ever been heard at an academy awards screening.
List of movies that have been considered the greatest ever open encyclopedia.
Movie Review: Seabiscuit - Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Seabiscuit is based on the inspirational true story of an underdog who rises to victory and wins the hearts and minds of a nation.
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List of movies that have been considered the greatest ever -     Home Encylopedia Directory eShowcase Sitemap Privacy Contact Us Enyclopedia Home
See live article   List of movies that have been considered the greatest ever This is a partial list of films that have been regarded as the greatest ever.
There is no uniform opinion as to which film is the greatest ever, but a number of films have been presented as such.
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 USATODAY.com - When movies save the best for last   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Good movie, great ending: The final minutes of Thelma and Louise shocked moviegoers upon its release in 1991.
Compiling a list of my 25 favorite movie endings made me realize some flicks I'm fond of end, well, badly.
The only time I've seriously considered starting a conversation with a stranger in a theater lobby was after I went to see Fight Club alone.
www.usatoday.com /life/columnist/popcandy/2005-02-01-pop-candy_x.htm   (1141 words)

 BBC NEWS | Americas | Reagan voted 'greatest American'
George Washington, the first US president who is considered the father of the nation, comes in at fourth place.
His two terms in office (1981-1989) coincided with a period of economic prosperity, the crumbling of the Soviet bloc and a renewed sense of pride among Americans still reeling from the Vietnam War.
Bill Clinton, for presiding over the greatest economic expansion in America, peace in the world and for cultivating a sense of sharing in the world.
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 Bibi's box: Movies that have been considered the greatest ever
Movies that have been considered the greatest ever
The list is too American for my taste, but the choices in general are good.
Take a look on In particular countries, specially the French movies (two wonderful movies).
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 The Greatest Movies Ever Made   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
THE MUPPET MOVIE (1980) - There was a 2 year period in my life when I was obsessed with the song "The Rainbow Connection." This movie is Jim Henson's autobiography.
I would also add two more criteria to my list: (1) I had to be even-handed with genres, and (2) No director could have more than 2 films (although I'll admit I cheated with Hawks--inevitable!) Overall, your list is weighted heavier toward recent releases and fantasy/sci-fi/horror (over a third); mine has more silents and foreign.
movies: Although I like your list, I think gaping holes were left with the absence of "A Clockwork Orange", "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", and the most inventive movie of the past 60 years, "The Dark Crystal".
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 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Goodfellas named 'greatest movie'
Martin Scorsese's gangster film Goodfellas has been named the greatest movie of all time in a poll for Total Film magazine.
But it is also considered, layered and freighted with meaning," a Total Film spokesman said.
Total Film's top 100 list contained some surprises - the Humphrey Bogart classic Casablanca only made number 98 while Lawrence of Arabia, starring Peter O'Toole, was in 77th position.
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 Academy Award Oscar Data - Academy Award Oscar Articles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Or more academy awards list of people who have won an emmy, a grammy, an oscar and a tony award wikipedia wikiproject academy awards list of movies that have been considered the greatest ever.
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The recipients of these awards have been recognized by the Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence for an outstanding contribution to the shooting industry for 1992 1993.
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 TIME Magazine: 2003 Best and Worst: Movies, By Richard Corliss
They are one grand, serious, mature epic — the finest 9 hour, 18 minute movie ever made — that towers over the competition like Gandalf over the Hobbits.
David Gordon Green is the Rimbaud of the Sundance set: poetic and perceptive in matters of the heart, fastidious in his visual compositions, attentive to the rhythms of life in real-life small towns that are not subject to the demands of movie melodrama.
The movie, with Julia Roberts as a progressive teacher corralling her own Dead Artists Society, also lies about the place in '50s American culture of Jackson Pollock, whose work shocks some students and faculty when Roberts shows it to them.
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