As our list of the 50 best movies of 2017 attests, the year offered a truly outstanding selection of films. But clunkers are inevitable, and the past 12 months served up plenty — from franchise nonstarters (The Mummy, Baywatch) to painful cautionary tales against whitewashing (Ghost in the Shell, The Great Wall) to disastrous dramas from acclaimed filmmakers (The Snowman, The Book of Henry). Click through to see our picks for this year’s worst of the worst.
Warning: This post contains spoilers for Transformers: The Last Knight. If pictures speak louder than words, then Shia LaBeouf is practically screaming while re-watching his three Transformers films during his 2015 career-encompassing piece of performance art, #ALLMYMOVIES. As photos illustrated at the time, the actor grew visibly distraught while the trilogy-capping Transformers: Dark of the Moon unspooled onscreen, even getting up and leaving the theater for an hour after it concluded.
Turns out 'Transformers: The Last Knight' have been with us throughout pivotal points in history: Watch Anthony Hopkins explain in new TV spot
"This is not a number five. This feels like a brand new, fresh look into the Transformers," director told theater owners assembled in Vegas at presentation
The Super Bowl is the biggest game of the year, so it makes sense that a film that is all about spectacle is part of it. “You want to know don’t you, why they keep coming here, to Earth,” says Hopkins’ character, Sir Edmund Burton. After the ad airs during Sunday’s Super Bowl, an extended, 50-second spot will be posted online.
Fifth film in franchise, set for summer 2017, is the second big U.S. studio film to set up production in previously off-limits locale