Terrible Movies That Are Highly Entertaining To Watch

Encino Man

Les Mayfield’s directorial debut, Encino Man, stars Brendan Fraser, Sean Astin, and Pauly Shore, following two teenagers from Encino, California, who discover a caveman preserved in a block of ice.

Actors in Encino Man
Buena Vista Pictures
Buena Vista Pictures

Unbelievably, the film was a box office success, earning more than $40 million on a $7 million budget. However, the film’s glory would not last for long, as critics trashed it with Variety claiming that the “low-budget quickie is insulting even within its own no-effort parameters.”