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From "The Garbage Pail Kids Movie" to "Kazaam," there have been some real stinkers over the years

The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)
Anthony Newley stars as a magic-shop owner in this movie based on the eighties’ trading cards of disgusting kids (Valerie Vomit, Greg Greaser) who fall out of a garbage can. Many bodily functions ensue.

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Mac and Me (1988)
This infamous knock-off of "E.T: The Extra-Terrestrial" features an alien, a boy in a wheelchair and “Ronald McDonald as himself.”

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North (1994)
Elijah Wood starred as North, who travels the world auditioning better parents than his own while followed by Bruce Willis as his guardian angel in disguise.

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Kazaam (1996)
Basketball star Shaquille O’Neal’s short movie career consists of this role as a genie who befriends a New York boy (Francis Capra).

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Baby Geniuses (1999)
Super-intelligent toddlers escape from a lab and talk, flirt, disco dance and karate chop adults. Followed by "Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2."

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Thomas and the Magic Railroad (2000)
Mr. Conductor’s supply of magic gold dust runs out, and so does the audience’s patience with creepy train engines that talk without moving their mouths.


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Pinocchio (2002)
After his success with "Life Is Beautiful," Roberto Benigni fulfills his lifelong dream of making a Pinocchio movie, with the 50-year-old actor starring as the boy puppet.


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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Movie (2002)
In this cross-marketing promotion of the Japanese trading-card game, student Yu-Gi puts cards into a high-tech device that turns them into monsters that fight other monsters.

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The Cat in the Hat (2003)
This adaptation of Dr. Seuss’s beloved children’s book became Mike Myers’s beloathed exercise in chaotic, crude humour.


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Daddy Day Camp (2007)
Eleven years past his "Jerry Maguire" Oscar win, Cuba Gooding Jr. starred in this sequel to Eddie Murphy’s "Daddy Day Care." Here Gooding takes over a kid’s camp that has an exploding outhouse.

Susie Ramos

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