"That's a paycheck for everyone. Everyone's getting' paid," the actor said of doing a follow-up to 2011's Horrible Bosses. "It's a freebie." Months after the movie was released in November 2014, he said, "The second one was garbage as far as box office goes."
"Look, I'll be honest. I f--king hate that movie. I hate that movie! I was pushed into doing that movie," Tatum said of the Paramount Pictures movie, which grossed $302.4 million worldwide. Worst of all, he told Howard Stern, "The script wasn't any good."
In a 1997 issue of Newsweek, Pitt called the "disaster" of a drama film "the most irresponsible bit of filmmaking, if you can even call it that, that I've ever seen."
The Oscar-nominated actor said to GQ that the comedy-adventure fantasy film, which also stars Danny McBride and Natalie Portman, "sucks. You can't get around that."
Fox has never been shy about her feelings for Michael Bay's blockbuster franchise. During promotion for Revenge of the Fallen, she said that the human characters do nothing but "running and screaming" and that her acting in the first movie was "terrible." Later, she said that Bay was "like Hitler on his sets." She was fired from the third installment for her remarks and Rosie Huntington Whiteley took her place.
Newman famously took out an ad in the trades before the film was broadcast on television urging people not to watch it. He also apologized publicly for his performance and called it "the worst motion picture produced during the 1950s."
While promoting The Fighter in 2010, Wahlberg revealed that Amy Adams almost signed on for M. Night Shyamalan's disaster movie but she "dodged a bullet" by passing on the role. "F--king trees, man. The plants. F--k it," he said. "You can't blame me for not wanting to try to play a science teacher. At least I wasn't playing a cop or a crook."
In 2010, the sci-fi film starring John Travolta won the Razzie for "Worst Movie of the Decade." Screenwriter J.D. Shapiro accepted the award in person and later penned an apology letter to anyone who saw the film. "It wasn't as I intended — promise," he wrote. "No one sets out to make a train wreck. Actually, comparing it to a train wreck isn't really fair to train wrecks, because people actually want to watch those."
While speaking to Total Film magazine in 2014, the Oscar-nominee apologized for the 2010 sci-fi film that also starred Megan Fox and Michael Fassbender. "I think it deserved that bashing for reasons that those critics will never know. We were almost ready to drop [the film] when this kid [director Jimmy Hayward] came up," he said. "He was an interesting young guy full of energy and he was obsessed with Jonah Hex. I thought, ‘This is either a really bad decision or a brilliant decision.' [It was] really bad… If I'm ever really rich, I'll do that movie again. Seriously."
Schwarzenegger called this adaptation of the Marvel comic "the worst movie I have ever made." He also joked that when his kids are bad, he sends them to their rooms to watch it ten times to teach them a lesson.
Norton only filmed the 2003 heist film because he signed a multi-picture contract with Paramount, and refused to do any promotion for it. He also urged his "real fans" not to see the movie.
Plummer told The Hollywood Reporter that the toughest role in his career was this one starring opposite Julie Andrews. "Because it was so awful and sentimental and gooey," he explained. "You had to work terribly hard to try and infuse some miniscule bit of humor into it."
In a 2006 interview with Ain't It Cool News, Stallone referred to the 1992 buddy cop comedy as "maybe one of the worst films in the entire solar system, including alien productions we've never seen"
The Oscar-winner called the time he made the 2003 film with then girlfriend Jennifer Lopez the worst time in his life. "People bring up 2003, and I get it. Jennifer Lopez, and Gigli, and all this s--t just kind of blew up. But, you know, in 2003, Barack Obama was a state senator in Illinois!" he said about his comeback to Details.
The actress had this to bluntly say about the 2000 action movie she starred in with Ben Affleck: "Reindeer Games was not a good movie."
In a 2010 interview with Elle, Alba said she almost quit acting after working on the superhero sequel because director Tim Story told her she wasn't crying pretty enough during an emotional scene. "[He told me] 'It looks too real. It looks too painful. Can you be prettier when you cry? Cry pretty, Jessica,'" she said. "He was like, 'Don't do that thing with your face. Just make it flat. We can CGI the tears in.'"
The Academy Award-nominee told Vulture that the 2010 film was "terrible. Another terrible movie."
The iconic singer told Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live in 2013 that the universally panned movie was one of her biggest regrets, career-wise. "It was a horrible couple of years and then I had to get my momentum back for people to let it go", she told him, adding that she never lets anyone around her mention the film by name and it's known only as "the G word."
After voicing the famous cat for the 2004 animated film, Murray admitted he only agreed to the movie because he thought Joel Coen wrote the script, when it was really Joel Cohen. "I was exhausted, soaked with sweat, and the lines got worse and worse. And I said, 'Okay, you better show me the whole rest of the movie, so we can see what we're dealing with,'" he told GQ. "So I sat down and watched the whole thing, and I kept saying, 'Who the hell cut this thing? Who did this? What the f--k was Coen thinking?' And then they explained it to me: It wasn't written by that Joel Coen."
At the Cannes Film Festival in 2004, both Black and DreamWorks boss Jeffrey Katzenberg apologized for the film during a press conference for Shark Tale.
The actor panned the reboot of the classic series, saying "I didn't like it very much. I understood that we were trying to paint a relationship with Tubbs and Crockett that was so grounded and familiar that there was no need for them to incessantly talk to each other, or look at each other, over two and a half hours."
"I hated that film with a vengeance and could not believe how bad it was," the actress told Hollywood.com about her experience on the sequel. "At the time I was young and didn't know any better."
While doing interviews for The Kingdom, Foxx said he hated promoting the 2005 flop film about fighter pilots. "Sometimes you do a movie and you have to go promote it, so on Stealth I was like, 'Yeah, this is the greatest.' And people would see me after seeing the movie and say, 'I can't believe you lied to me like that.'"
The late actor answer these three question from the Guardian, "What is the worst job you've done?" "What has been your biggest disappointment?" and "If you could edit your past, what would you change?" with one answer: "Super Mario Brothers."