Samuel L. Jackson's Canon of Crap

We've looked at Christopher Walken's terrible movies, so now we'll turn our attention to another good actor with an unfortunate resume - Samuel L. Jackson. He's eminently watchable in anything, especially in an action movie, but some of his movies just don't seem worth it. Of the terrible movies below, can you identify which ones Jackson was in?

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Any Given Wednesday

Oliver Stone’s “Any Given Sunday” is an exciting, emotional look at professional football. The parody version starring Jackson and Chris Kattan? Not so much.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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The Day the Earth Stood Still

In this remake of the classic sci-fi disaster movie, Jackson plays a soldier who interrogates an alien, played with a perfect lack of emotion by Keanu Reeves.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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The Great White Hype

Jackson stars as a corrupt fight promoter in this strange satire of racism in boxing that never quites get better than its clever title.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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Batman & Robin

In the ill-fated George Clooney Batman movie, Jackson has a cameo as a weapons manufacturer that Mr. Freeze kills to get an ice cannon.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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187

Jackson stars as a high school teacher that gets stabbed in this dark and muddled look at how violent kids can be.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Even with his cool purple lightsaber, Jackson’s BAMF jedi Mace Windu can’t redeem the second chapter of the unfortunate Star Wars prequels.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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Battlefield Earth

In John Travolta’s sci-fi disaster, Jackson plays the general of a military starship that ends up stranded in a black hole for much of the film.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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Sphere

Jackson plays a mathematician studying a spaceship found on the bottom of an ocean. Sphere holds the distinction of being Dustin Hoffman’s worst-reviewed movie.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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Car 54, Where Are You?

Jackson plays a rookie cop in this entirely unnecessary adaptation of the ‘60s sitcom.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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Hail Caesar

Jackson plays a mailman in this run-of-the-mill comedy about a loser that wants to become a rock star.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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The Man

Jackson teams up with a neurotic Eugene Levy for a buddy cop movie. Somehow, the combination just doesn’t work.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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Twisted

Jackson plays the mentor to Ashley Judd’s cop, who fears she is going crazy. The film’s bizarre plot twists earned it an impressive 2 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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The Adventures of Pluto Nash

Eddie Murphy plays a nightclub owner on the moon. Jackson has a bit part as a bill collector.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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Stormbreaker

A British schoolboy discovers his uncle was a spy and sets out to take down a villain and his system of evil computers. Jackson plays the boy’s mentor in the spy agency.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible
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The Vin Deisel vehicle, which featured Jackson as an NSA agent, was supposed to redefine the action genre. Instead, it was just loud and nonsensical.

In Jackson's canon
Just terrible