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Surprising Movies That Got Thumbs Down From Siskel, Ebert, or Both

What follows is a list of movies that were given thumbs down by Gene Siskel, Roger Ebert, or both. (Click “Read Notes” to See Which.)

For lots more on Siskel and Ebert, their lives, their shows, their impact, and their taste in movies, check out my book Opposable Thumbs: How Siskel and Ebert Changed Movies Forever on October 24.

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  • The Addams Family

    1

  • Aliens

    2

  • Apocalypse Now

    3

  • Batman

    4

  • Beetlejuice

    5

  • Beverly Hills Cop

    6

  • The Big Lebowski

    7

  • Blade Runner

    8

  • Blue Velvet

    9

  • Brazil

    10

  • Casino

    11

  • Coming to America

    12

  • Die Hard

    13

  • Dirty Dancing

    14

  • Edward Scissorhands

    15

  • The Elephant Man

    16

  • Escape from New York

    17

  • Ferris Bueller's Day Off

    18

  • Field of Dreams

    19

  • Full Metal Jacket

    20

  • The Evil Dead

    21

  • Fletch

    22

  • Ghost

    23

  • The Great Muppet Caper

    24

  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch

    25

  • Hoosiers

    26

  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

    27

  • The Jerk

    28

  • Joe Versus the Volcano

    29

  • The Lost Boys

    30

  • Michael Jackson's Thriller

    31

  • My Cousin Vinny

    32

  • National Lampoon's Vacation

    33

  • Out of Sight

    34

  • Point Break

    35

  • Poltergeist

    36

  • Pretty in Pink

    37

  • Raising Arizona

    38

  • Reservoir Dogs

    39

  • The Silence of the Lambs

    40

  • Slacker

    41

  • Sleeping Beauty

    42

  • Sleepless in Seattle

    43

  • Splash

    44

  • The Terminator

    45

  • Time Bandits

    46

  • Total Recall

    47

  • The Warriors

    48

  • Unforgiven

    49

  • The Untouchables

    50