Guilty Pleasure Movies – Vol. 1
What’s the definition of a ‘guilty pleasure’ movie? For the sake of this article: A movie that you love to watch, but somewhat embarrassed to admit to people that enjoy watching it… usually because the film has a reputation of being bad.
We asked our followers on Facebook and Twitter to name their ‘guilty pleasure’ movies. Here are a few of the best on the list so far…the other titles we will be featured in future articles. Enjoy the clips and trailers and decide if you agree that these are ‘guilty pleasure’ movies.
“Weekend At Bernie’s” (1989) – “While they’re checking in, Bernie Lomax will be checking out.”
Not “Weekend At Bernies 2” because it’s almost unwatchable.
Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Jonathan Silverman, Terry Kiser, and Catherine Mary Stewart
About: A pair of losers try to pretend that their murdered employer is really alive, but the murderer is out to “finish him off.”
“Weekend At Bernie’s” (1989) – Trailer
“Bring It On” (2000) – “Do you think a white girl came up with those moves?”
Starring Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, and Jesse Bradford.
Directed by: Peyton Reed (Yes Man, The Break-Up, Down with Love, Mr. Show with Bob and David)
About: A champion high school cheerleading squad discovers its previous captain stole all their best routines from an inner-city school and must scramble to compete at this year’s championships.
Submitted by Erin B
“Bring It On” Trailer
“They Live” (1988) – “I have come here to chew bubble gum and kick ass. I’m all out of bubble gum.”
Starring the great Roddy Piper, Keith David, and Peter Jason. Written and directed by John Carpenter. Based on the short story “Eight O’Clock in the Morning” by Ray Nelson.
About: A drifter (Roddy Piper) discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth.
Submitted by Carlos R
“They Live” – Grocery Store Scene – First Time Seeing the Truth
“They Live” – Trailer (1988)
“Weird Science” (1985)
Starring: Anthony Michael Hall, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, and Kelly LeBrock. Written and Directed by John Hughes
About: Two nerdish boys attempt to create the perfect woman, but she turns out to be more than that.
Submitted by Alanna U
“Weird Science” Trailer