Top rated bottom of the barrel movies on TCM

Check out today’s highest ranked bottom of the barrel movies on TCM! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best bottom of the barrel movies on TCM, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Who's That Girl (1987)

An uptight New York tax lawyer gets his life turned upside down, all in a single day, when he's asked to escort a feisty and free-spirited female ex-convict whom asks him to help prove her innocence of her crime.

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1987-08-07 | Comedy / Romance

Cast

Madonna, Griffin Dunne

Rating

rating icon 5.489
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #24 for
    madcap comedy
  2. Ranked #46 for
    goofball
  3. Ranked #117 for
    zany

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2 Tarzan the Ape Man (1981)

The Tarzan story from Jane's point of view. Jane Parker visits her father in Africa where she joins him on an expedition. A couple of brief encounters with Tarzan establish a (sexual) bond between her and Tarzan. When the expedition is captured by savages, Tarzan comes to the rescue

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1981-08-07 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Bo Derek, Richard Harris

Rating

rating icon 4.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #11 for
    pin-up girl
  2. Ranked #87 for
    young nubile actor
  3. Ranked #112 for
    sex-starving character

Trailer

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3 The Automat (2021)

The 100-year story of the iconic restaurant chain Horn & Hardart, the inspiration for Starbucks, where generations of Americans ate and drank coffee together at communal tables. From the perspective of former customers, we watch a business climb to its peak success and then grapple with fast food in a forever changed America.

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2021-09-02 | Documentary / History

Cast

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mel Brooks

Rating

rating icon 7.063
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    sour character
  2. Ranked #1 for
    delicious
  3. Ranked #1 for
    scrumptious cast

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4 The Swarm (1978)

Scientist Dr. Bradford Crane and army general Thalius Slater join forces to fight an almost invisible enemy threatening America; killer bees that have deadly venom and attack without reason. Disaster movie-master Irwin Allen's film contains spectacular special effects, including a train crash caused by the eponymous swarm.

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1978-07-14 | Thriller / Science Fiction

Cast

Michael Caine, Katharine Ross

Rating

rating icon 4.918
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #301 for
    lacerating
  2. Ranked #448 for
    utterly implausible
  3. Ranked #675 for
    embarrassing self

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The Swarm trailer
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5 Roller Boogie (1979)

Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite skating rink sits on, and compete in the Boogie Contest.

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1979-12-19 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Linda Blair, Jim Bray

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #850 for
    intolerable voice
  2. Ranked #870 for
    made fool of themselves
  3. Ranked #889 for
    totally ridiculous

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6 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure (1979)

After "The Poseidon Adventure", in which the ship got flipped over by a tidal wave, the ship drifts bottom-up in the sea. While the passengers are still on board waiting to be rescued, two rivaling salvage parties enter the ship on search for money, gold and a small amount of plutonium.

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1979-05-18 | Action / Adventure

Cast

Michael Caine, Sally Field

Rating

rating icon 5.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #380 for
    made fool of themselves
  2. Ranked #390 for
    obnoxious
  3. Ranked #456 for
    pure hokum

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7 Midnight Cowboy (1969)

Joe Buck is a wide-eyed hustler from Texas hoping to score big with wealthy New York City women; he finds a companion in Enrico "Ratso" Rizzo, an ailing swindler with a bum leg and a quixotic fantasy of escaping to Florida.

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1969-05-25 | Drama

Cast

Jon Voight, Dustin Hoffman

Rating

rating icon 7.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16 for
    scuzzy
  2. Ranked #41 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #77 for
    callow

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8 The Silver Chalice (1954)

A Greek artisan is commissioned to cast the cup of Christ in silver and sculpt around its rim the faces of the disciples and Jesus himself. He travels to Jerusalem and eventually to Rome to complete the task. Meanwhile, a nefarious interloper is trying to convince the crowds that he is the new Messiah by using nothing more than cheap parlor tricks.

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1954-12-20 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Virginia Mayo, Pier Angeli

Rating

rating icon 4.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #64 for
    bloated
  2. Ranked #70 for
    soggy
  3. Ranked #78 for
    with sleight of hand

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9 The French Connection (1971)

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

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1971-10-09 | Action / Crime

Cast

Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey

Rating

rating icon 7.531
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #13 for
    cat-and-mouse
  2. Ranked #15 for
    hard-nosed
  3. Ranked #40 for
    vehicular carnage

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10 Malcolm X (1992)

A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride.

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1992-11-18 | Drama / History

Cast

Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett

Rating

rating icon 7.534
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #62 for
    hagiography
  2. Ranked #79 for
    natural light
  3. Ranked #96 for
    Biography

Trailer

Malcolm X trailer
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