worst movies with famous actors

Top 10 Worst Movies with Famous Actors

Even the stars didn't help saving these ones!

by The Dope Lists

In the realm of movies, a contradiction is evident wherein highly acclaimed productions coexist with critically panned flops. It’s a world where certain films reach the pinnacle of success as blockbusters while others suffer a swift demise as failures. Are you ready to look at the worst movies with famous actors?

In the circle of success and failure, the game of entertainment continues. The famous actors keep pushing for the best in the rise and fall game. At last, no one can stop the worst from coming since they all come for a reason! Keep reading if you are interested to know about the worst part of all these movies or save your time for better ones. Here are the Top 10 worst movies of all time by famous actors:

Don’s Plum (2001)

worst movies with famous actors

If you ever watched the Titanic movie, whose name comes first? Leonardo DiCaprio, right? The one who played the role of Jack Dawson in Titanic gets entangled in the epic love story with Rose, that have the stolen heart of a million viewers. Yet being a famous actor, Leonardo DiCaprio played in the movie Don’s Plum in 2001, directed by R. D. Robb, which was one of the lowest-grossing movies so far. It was Leonardo DiCaprio’s second collaboration with Tobey Maguire since This Boy’s Life. Don’s Plum is about friends who usually meet at Don’s Plum, a restaurant in Los Angeles, every Saturday night to share about their downcast life. Being a black-and-white film featuring the same spot with no engaging plots becomes too dull to watch.

After Earth (2013)

worst movies with famous actors

Will Smith is one of the most famous actors and even won an Oscar. After Earth, though, was a low-grossing movie, with an IMDb rating of 4.8 and a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 12%. After Earth is a sci-fiction action-based movie that depicts the bond of father and son who lands on Earth after a millennium year living in Nova Prime, their new home. Many still believe it’s one of the worst movies with famous actors.

Bonfire of Vanities (1990)

worst movies with famous actors

Tom Hanks is an American actor popularly featured in Forrest Gump (1994) and Saving Private Ryan (1998). Bonfire of Vanities is a movie based on a 1987 novel by Tom Wolfe. The story is about the wealthy banker Sherman McCoy, the alcoholic Peter Fallow, and Reverend Reginald Bacon, a preacher, in which the story gets heated with a hit-and-run accident of McCoy. Though the story tells about the social, political, and corrupted system, the movie has been terribly reviewed.

The Rover (2014)

the rover

The Rover is a 2014 crime movie starring Twilight Saga series star Robert Pattinson. It has an IMDb rating of 6.4 and a gross of only about 3.2 million USD. The story revolves around an economic crisis, a man named Eric who loses his only possession – his car to the thieves. The hunt for his car begins with the wounded gang member (Robert Pattinson). The Batman star didn’t have luck with this one – it’s one of the worst movies with famous actors.

Ad Astra (2019)

Ad Astra

Brad Pitt is a famous American actor who amazes viewers with his versatile characters. Despite being the best, here comes his recent worst movie Ad Astra released in 2019. Ad Astra is a sci-fi thriller about the journey in space searching for the truth about Astronaut Roy McBride’s missing father. The film was highly criticized for scientific inaccuracies and its unusual storyline.

Southland Tales (2006)

Southland Tales

Dwayne Douglas Johnson, popularly known as ‘The Rock’ and a former wrestler, always amazes viewers with his entertaining movies. Starting from adventurous Jumanji to Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw, he never fails to awe the audience with his unique comedy and action roles. However, Southland Tales was one of the least successful movies of Dwayne Johnson. Southland Tales is a sci-fiction thriller in which the story takes place in futuristic Los Angeles. Boxer Santaros (Dwayne Johnson) suffers from amnesia and encounters several characters that play a significant role in the conspiracy.

The Mummy (2017)

The Mummy

Tom Cruise is one of the highest-paid actors in the world and has been in Hollywood for more than forty years. However, despite many superhits, The Mummy is also on his worst movie list. The story is about Sergeant Nick Morton, featured by Tom Cruise, who accidentally falls on the tomb of ancient Egyptian Princess Ahmanet. Nick has to find a way to escape since the tomb princess has awakened. Sorry Tom Cruise, but it’s one of the worst movies with famous actors.

Babylon (2022)


Babylon features Tobey Maguire, our Spider-Man hero, in collaboration with one of the most famous actors Brad Pitt. Despite many popular actors being a part of the movie, it couldn’t stop being a massive flop in the US due to the unsatisfactory plot. Babylon, a big disappointment, is about different characters in the story that deals with the Hollywood industry change in 1920.

Blackhat (2015)


Blackhat is a 2015 thriller directed by Michael Mann and starring Chris Hemsworth. The film earned only about 19.7 million USD against the production budget of 70 million USD leading to a total loss. Chris Hemsworth is an Australian actor who gained popularity after featuring in Marvel Studio ‘Thor’ and Avengers movies. The film is about Nick Hathaway (Chris Hemsworth), who is a hacker getting freed from jail to find cyber-criminals. The FBI and Chinese team hire Nick to investigate the case and ends up finding bitter motives.

The Last Witch Hunter (2015)

worst movies with famous actors

American actor Vin Diesel became famous after the Fast and Furious films and became the world’s highest-grossing actor. However, The Last Witch Hunter failed to be on the top despite Diesel’s effort to make it successful. The Last Witch Hunter has a Rotten Tomatoes rating of 18% and negative reviews from critics. Despite its actions and special effects, the movie has been described as dull and non-exciting. As the movie’s name conveys, the plot is about the last witch hunter who can stop the Black Plague unleashed by the Witch Queen to eradicate humanity eight hundred years ago.

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