Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong (A Podcast from Rotten Tomatoes)

Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong (A Podcast from Rotten Tomatoes)

Why do fans love some Rotten films and hate some Fresh ones? What did critics make of a cult classic before it earned its cult status? In this weekly podcast, hosts Jacqueline Coley, Mark Ellis, and guests go deep and settle the score on some of the most beloved – and despised – movies and TV shows ever made, directly taking on the statement we hear from so many fans: “Rotten Tomatoes is wrong.”

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August 4, 2022 56 min

Were the critics being goofy or was this beloved ’90s animation with the baddest AF music just not their cup of tea? Special guest Dani Fernandez joins us to chat about “A Goofy Movie” and why Rotten Tomatoes is Wrong about the barely Fresh 61% Tomatometer score.

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James Wan’s breakout Sundance hit was a smash with audiences and ushered in a new type of horror genre, but critics weren't as keen on his brand of twisted storytelling.

WWE Superstar and current Smackdown Woman’s Champion Liv Morgan joins Mark to discuss their love of Jigsaw’s torturous traps and how absolutely floored they were after the jaw-dropping twist. Catch Liv Morgan defending her championship belt against Ronda Rousey ...

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The two-time "Sexiest Man Alive" has had a string of critical darlings and box office hits, both as an actor and producer, but today we focus on a few of his Rotten films to discuss whether or not they deserve their low Tomatometer scores.


Special guest Jeannine Brice (It’s A Wonderful Podcast) joins Mark and Producer Lucy to discuss her love of 'Legends of the Fall' and debate whether 'Troy' and 'Meet Jo...

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We made it to our 100th Episode and wanted to celebrate our fabulous fans - aka The Ketchup Crew - in a special mailbag episode where Mark, Jacqueline and Producy Lucy respond to video submissions from our listeners!

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From Dark Helmet to Barf - how could critics get Mel Brooks' 1987 Star Wars parody so wrong?

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How do the MCU TV shows really stack up against each other? Special guest Matt Ramos aka Matt Supes offers his personal ranking of WandaVision, Loki, and the rest and makes the case for why the critics may have gotten it wrong.

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Horror filmmaker ('All About Evil') and drag queen Peaches Christ joins Mark and Jacqueline to discuss why James Wan’s 'Malignant' was such a hit with critics and such a disappointment for fans.


Check out Peaches' film 'All About Evil' on Shudder. Follow her @thepeacheschrist.

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With Jurassic World Dominion officially out, we look back at the highs and lows of the iconic dino franchise to determine where each film ranks.

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The former SNL star has historically had trouble impressing the critics, but we break down a handful of his classics to argue whether they deserved the Bob Barker beatdowns they received.


Special guest Mark O'Brien (Ready or Not, Perry Mason Season 2, Blue Bayou) joins Mark and Jacqueline to discuss his love of Adam Sandler and his new horror film "The Righteous" that he wrote, directed and starred in.

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Is Temple of Doom better than Raiders of the Lost Ark? Is Kingdom of the Crystal Skull really that bad? Is The Last Crusade memorable? Listen to this bonus episode of our new podcast Rotten Tomatoes Aftershow where panelists Mike Kalinowksi, Scott Mantz and host Jacqueline Coley debate the beloved movies in the Indiana Jones Franchise.

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With the Jurassic World trilogy coming to a close, we look back at the first film to see if it successfully filled the T-Rex-shaped hole in our hearts.

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Is Netflix's throwback horror hit starting to feel a little upside down, or is it still a colorful, thrilling dose of '80s nostalgia?

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We look back at the blockbuster career of the rock solid action star to discuss how the People’s Champion truly became the most electrifying man in entertainment.

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We feel the need — the need for speed — as we gear up for Top Gun: Maverick by remembering the fighter pilot flick that became a classic of the 1980s.

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Let the hate flow through you -- or not -- as we celebrate May the 4th by reexamining the perhaps unfairly judged finale of the 'Star Wars' Original Trilogy.

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The Whirl Girls join us as we look back at the nostalgic original 1995 fantasy powered by dazzling effects and a family-friendly Robin Williams.

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As we approach its 40th anniversary, we reexamine the musical adaptation to determine if the little orphan deserved such a hard knock life after all.

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We decide if the killer Queen biopic that rocked the Oscars should remain a champion or bite the dust.

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Is the first entry in the Harry Potter prequel series just as charming as its predecessors, or has the magic of the franchise fizzled?

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We break down Sony’s latest Spidey-adjacent antihero flick to determine if it’s A positive or O (so) negative.

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