The Garbage Pail Kids Movie
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie (1987)

An antique collector and his assistant discover a strange garbage can from outer space and accidentally unleash a slew of disgusting creatures known as the Garbage Pail Kids. This comic fantasy, which was pulled from circulation after… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 12, 2005
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Nathan Rabin
AV Club

Ill-considered kids.

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Clint Morris

Geez, that stench is unbearable!

John Urbancich
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Real rubbish!

Caryn James
New York Times

The Garbage Pail Kids Movie is enough to make you believe in strict and faraway boarding schools.

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Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine

Indisputably bargain-basement aside from the casting of Mackenzie Astin.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Truth in titling here, folks. But I give them one star just for even trying to tackle this concept cinematically.

TV Guide's Movie Guide

A stunningly inept and totally reprehensible film.

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Scott Weinberg

You wouldn't expect high art from a title like this, but HOO BOY what a stinker. (OK, the puppet-work is pretty cool.)

Stefan Birgir Stefansson

At least there was never a movie about pogs...

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Flixster Audience Score: 28% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Careter
The Garbage Pail Kids is without a doubt the #1 worst film ever made in history. It isn't a comedy, or a fun movie, I am not kidding you my friend owns… More
Wahida K
It doesn't get any grosser than this!
Aj V
The most amazingly stupid, gross, ridiculous kids movie I've ever seen, I think. Almost so bad it's good, but then it fell back to bad again towards… More
Megan S
Yup, it was terrible. I never watched this when I was a kid but I figured I needed to see it just once considering I was a Garbage Pail Kid for Halloween… More
Conner Rainwater
I was expecting this to be trashy and sort've in the same reign as Toxic Avenger, but it is a complete failure. It's not funny, just really disgusting… More
Luke Baldock
In terms of nostalgia and being confusingly terrible, this film can be a delight to watch. The characters are gross, in movie terms, they don't even begin… More