Can You Guess Which of These Movies has the Highest Rotten Tomatoes Score?

By: John Miller
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Can You Guess Which of These Movies has the Highest Rotten Tomatoes Score?
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About This Quiz

Rotten Tomatoes is now synonymous with hive mind movie ratings -- if it's "fresh," it's probably worth watching. If it's "rotten" it might stink up your living room. Do you know which of the following movies has a higher Tomatometer rating?
Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Back to the Future"
"The Blair Witch Project"
"Weekend at Bernie's"
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"Back to the Future" is a pure 80s classic, and thanks in large part to Michael J. Fox's acting ability, it has a Tomato score of 96 percent. "Blair Witch" sits at 86 percent, and "Bernie's" is 54 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Brokeback Mountain"
"Simply Irresistible"
"Star Wars: The Clone Wars"
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"Brokeback Mountain" is the story of two cowboys who just "can't quit" each other, and it has a score of 87 percent. "Star Wars" is just 67 percent, and "Simply Irresistible," with Sarah Michelle Gellar, bottoms out at 13 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead"
"Pulp Fiction"
"Ace Ventura: The Pet Detective"
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Jim Carrey and "Ace Ventura: The Pet Detective" are at 46 percent, and Christina Applegate couldn't save "Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead" (33 percent). Quentin Tarantino's classic "Pulp Fiction" crushes the competition, with a 94 percent score.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Rain Man"
"Dumb & Dumber"
"Forrest Gump"
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"Forrest Gump" is a sprawling classic that only rates at a 72 percent, not much better than "Dumb & Dumber" (66 percent). "Rain Man," with Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise, is a cool 90 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"The Lion King"
"Big Trouble in Little China"
"Encino Man"
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"Encino Man" features Pauly Shore. Need we say more? "Big Trouble in Little China" is a surprise contender at 82 percent, "The Lion King," of course is an animated classic that's rated 92 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"The Perfect Storm"
"Green Lantern"
"Titanic"
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George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg couldn't save the ship in "The Perfect Storm" (47 percent) and "Green Lantern" was atrocious (26 percent). Kate and Leo in "Titanic"? Oh yeah, paint me like one of your French girls (88 percent).

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Goodfellas"
"Parental Guidance"
"The Sitter"
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Billy Crystal and company bomb in "Parental Guidance" (17 percent) and Jonah Hill stunk it up in "The Sitter" (21 percent). At 97 percent, "Goodfellas" is an American mobster classic.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2"
"Wrath of the Titans"
"Jurassic Park"
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Kevin James is surely ashamed of "Mall Cop 2" (5 percent). "Wrath of the Titans," which appeared in 2012, has a score of just 26 percent. In 1993, "Jurassic Park" was a special-effects titan, as demonstrated by its 93 percent score.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"The Matrix"
"Identity Thief"
"Sucker Punch"
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Jason Bateman and cast were really bad in "Identity Thief" (19 percent), and 2011's "Sucker Punch" wasn't much better (23 percent). Keanu Reeves was definitely The One in "The Matrix" (87 percent), a true sci-fi classic.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Toy Story 2"
"Friday the 13th"
"Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star"
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"Toy Story 2" was a sequel for the ages -- it has a perfect score of 100%. "Friday the 13th" (59 percent) launched a franchise, but "Bucky Larson" went nowhere...it has a score of 0 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III"
"Look Who's Talking"
"Star Wars"
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Let's see -- talking babies (58 percent), talking turtles (21 percent) or "Star Wars"? You know the answer -- 93 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Schindler's List"
"Bio-Dome"
"The Big Lebowski"
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Yeah, it's super depressing in parts, but Liam Neeson shines in "Schindler's List" (93 percent). "The Big Lebowski" is a bowling stoner classic at 83 percent and "Bio-Dome," well, you don't want to know.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Fight Club"
"Waterworld"
"Showgirls"
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"Fight Club" was physically brutal but excellent (79 percent), while "Waterworld" (42 percent) and "Showgirls" (19 percent) were merely brutal.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Troll 2"
"Mad Max"
"The Island of Dr. Moreau"
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Mel Gibson's crazy eyes stole the show in 1979's "Mad Max" (90 percent), but "Troll 2" (6 percent) was just crazy. The 1996 version of "The Island of Dr. Moreau" is just 22 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Cool as Ice"
"Street Fighter"
"American Beauty"
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Vanilla Ice in "Cool as Ice"? Nope, 8 percent. Jean-Claude Van Damme was terrible in "Street Fighter" (15 percent), but Kevin Spacey was delightfully nuts in "American Beauty" (88 percent).

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Batman and Robin"
"Battlefield Earth"
"Clueless"
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John Travolta and "Battlefield Earth" are a 3 percent travesty, and "Batman and Robin" are at just 10 percent. "Clueless" is hilarious and has a score of 81 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Saving Private Ryan"
"Godzilla"
"Spice World"
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Tom Hanks and his crew of grunts blast most other movies with a score of 92 percent in "Saving Private Ryan." 1998's version of "Godzilla" (with Matthew Broderick) is a 16 percent flop and "Spice World" (36 percent) failed to capitalize on the '90s popularity of the Spice Girls.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Home Alone"
"Mortal Kombat: Annihilation"
"Police Academy"
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"Mortal Kombat: Annihilation" will annihilate your spirit -- it has a 3 percent rating. The silly "Home Alone" (56 percent) created a booming franchise, and "Police Academy" (41 percent) did, too, but to a lesser extent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Transformers: Age of Extinction"
"Star Wars: The Phantom Menace"
"Apocalypse Now"
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"Transformers" (18 percent) and "Phantom Menace" (55 percent) failed to live up to expectations. But "Apocalypse Now" (97 percent) scarred audiences with its violent and haunting portrayal of humankind's darker side.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Apollo 13"
"Anaconda"
"Cocktail"
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"Anaconda" is ridiculous but not as bad (38 percent) as you think. The star power of Tom Cruise and Elisabeth Shue couldn't save "Cocktail" (5 percent). But "Apollo 13" was a shining testament to the potential of both people and filmmaking -- it has a score of 95 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Jaws"
"Dumb and Dumber To"
"Hot Tub Time Machine 2"
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"Dumb" was much dumber than the original and has a score of 29 percent. "Hot Tub" was a horrible sequel, and thus, it has a score of just 14 percent. "Jaws" is a masterpiece of horror and suspense with a 97 percent rating.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"National Lampoon's European Vacation"
"No Country for Old Men"
"Mannequin"
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A guy falls in love with a "Mannequin" and tanks his way to a 22 percent rating, and the European version of "Lampoon" was a paltry version (39 percent) of its American inspiration. "No Country Old Men" is one of the best movies so far this century and has a 93 percent score.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"A Little Bit of Heaven"
"Mommie Dearest"
"Alien"
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"A Little Bit of Heaven" has a hellish score of 4 percent. "Mommie Dearest" stars Faye Dunaway as Joan Crawford and notches a score of 55 percent. 1979's "Alien," with Sigourney Weaver, kills lots of nasty extraterrestrials and all of the competition with its 97 percent score.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"RoboCop"
"Short Circuit"
"WALL-E"
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"Short Circuit" (57 percent) is a campy film about a fun-loving robot, but "RoboCop" (88 percent) is a true phenomenon. "WALL-E" is an animated robot blockbuster that still carries a rating of 96 percent.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Mystic River"
"Saving Mr. Banks"
"Avatar"
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Sean Penn and the gritty "Mystic River" (87 percent) captured the spirit of violence and poverty in the Northeast. "Avatar" (83 percent) made more money than any movie in history. Tom Hanks and other stars made "Saving Mr. Banks" (78 percent) worth seeing but couldn't save this film in our quiz showdown.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Halloween"
"The Last Airbender"
"Get Hard"
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Will Ferrell wasn't as funny as usual in "Get Hard" (29 percent) and "The Last Airbender" (6 percent) isn't even worth 10 minutes of your time. But "Halloween"? A 93 percent thriller that will haunt you for years.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"The Hangover Part II"
"Jack and Jill"
"Rocky"
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The second "Hangover" is a drunken mess with a score of 29 percent, and "Jack and Jill" (3 percent) proves that Adam Sandler has made some wretched life decisions. "Rocky" (93 percent) knocks them both lights out.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"Clash of the Titans"
"Alice in Wonderland"
"Gone with the Wind"
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"Clash of the Titans" (28 percent) and even Johnny Depp's "Alice in Wonderland" (51 percent) are no match for Clark Gable and Vivian Leigh. Released back in 1939, "Gone with the Wind" (94 percent) is an iconic film.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"The Nut Job"
"Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas"
"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind"
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Animated animals in "The Nut Job" (10 percent) and "Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas" (0 percent) are exercises in movie-going torture. "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" 93 percent is no less agonizing, but in a way that may make you rethink your life choices.

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Can you pick the movie with the highest Rotten Tomatoes score?
"The Dark Knight"
"Grown Ups"
"The Roommate"
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Adam Sandler disappoints once again in "Grown Ups" (10 percent) and "The Roommate" (4 percent) shouldn't even appear in this quiz. Christian Bale, however, took Batman to new heights in "The Dark Knight" (94 percent).

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