While every year seems to bring with it at least a couple of major disappointments, 2016 seems to have been a particularly weak outing for film. The gems were hidden few and far between and more often than not, we left the theater feeling underwhelmed, upset or just plain angry at what we’d just watched.
It was a year that saw one of the most anticipated films of all-time become one of the most divisive and several promising sequels fall spectacularly short. It was also a year in which fans finally believed that the video game adaptation genre could finally succeed, only to find nothing but disappointment – yet again.
We try not to be cynical, but when we had to sit through films like Collateral Beauty, Warcraft and Nine Lives, among other turds, it’s hard to be enthusiastic about the year in movies. Out of everything we saw in 2016 though, what you’ll find here are the worst of the worst. The biggest wastes of time and the titles that had us in near disbelief at just how bad they turned out to be.
Without further ado, here are the 10 films from 2016 that we wish we could unsee.