Best Worst Movie
Best Worst Movie (2010)

In 1989, unwitting Utah actors starred in the undisputed worst movie in history: "Troll 2" decades later, the legendarily inept film's child star unravels the improbable, heartfelt story of an Alabama dentist-turned-cult movie… More

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Release Date: April 23, 2010
DVD Release Date: November 16, 2010
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Critic Score: 95% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Troll 2 has become a midnight favorite, and Stephenson looks at the phenomenon while catching up with his profoundly untalented costars and the grouchy Italian director.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

[A] surprisingly rich documentary.

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Scott Weinberg

A fantastic deconstruction of how a bad film actually earn its "cult fave" status.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

A documentary so enthusiastic, good-natured and sweet about such an abject disaster that it almost makes Troll 2 worthwhile.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Somewhere, Ed Wood must be smiling.

Laura Kern
Film Comment Magazine

[The] doc offers fittingly low-tech amusement throughout --which is a hell of a lot more than can be said about the tediously incomprehensible movie it champions.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

This curiously touching doc has a bittersweet ending.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

In 26 years as a film reviewer, I've never seen a film that so perfectly encapsulates the obsession Pauline Kael famously classified as Movie Love.

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Eric Goldman
IGN Movies

This is a sweet film about an unusual but notable part of "Hollywood," for a group of people who have, for the most part, barely been to Los Angeles.

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Flixster Audience Score: 83% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalh„es
A surprising and bittersweet doc that will certainly appeal more to those out there who share the same strange fascination for this unexpected cult phenomenon… More
Mike S
Highly entertaining documentary about the B-movie phenomenon known as Troll 2. Now, I haven't seen the film in question myself, save for a clip or two on… More
Lucas Martins
The only thing wrong with this documentary is the time. Too short for so many characters, actors, scenes and history that eventually doesn't appear. Very… More
Spencer S.
One of the most fascinating documentaries about a group of people with a loving obsession I have ever seen. What makes this film both odd and spectacularly… More
Emily Armstrong
Best Worst Movie is a documentary about the cult that's grown around Troll 2 and where the actors are now. George Hardy drives this movie, an affable… More
Sam Barnett
Best Worst Movie may not be the best documentary I've ever seen, but it is without a doubt one of the most fascinating. It's all about the creation… More