John Early Is Figuring Out How to Be Sincere

As the star of the sharp new indie ‘Stress Positions,’ the irreverent comic works in a more serious vein. He tells Cracked why he’s getting comfortable with being earnest — even if he’s scared everyone will think he’s pretentious

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38 Movies That Critics and Audiences Just Can’t Agree On

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38 Movies That Critics and Audiences Just Can’t Agree On

It’s almost as if critics and media personalities are completely out of touch with the movie-going public!

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CRACKED THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Audience score Critic score 86% 56% In the critics' eyes, this is all flash and no substance. It's based on a true story, but it doesn't give an accurate portrayal of the events.

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CRACKED SPY KIDS Critic score Audience score 93% 46% Critics said it was full of energy and will keep kids entertained from beginning to end.

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The cringe-worthy Twilight parody, Vampires Suck, was far from a flop. It quadrupled its budget, raking in over $80 million worldwide. CRACKED.COM

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Everybody hates on Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. But it made $873 million, and its $166 million Easter Weekend opening was the highest ever. CRACKED.COM

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HOBBIT THE MOVIES weren't bombs. Each of them made more money worldwide than The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and The Two Towers each made. Only Return of the King did better at the box office. CRACKED.COM

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a IN ITS THIRD WEEK IN US THEATERS, THE MUMMY (2017) WAS PULLED FROM 900 SCREENS. T H HE MUMMY TOM CRUISE WHEN RELEASED IN CHINA, THE MOVIE MADE $82 MILLION IN ONLY TEN DAYS, MAKING IT TOM CRUISE'S BIGGEST GLOBAL BLOCKBUSTER TO DATE. 81% OF THE MUMMY'S PROFIT SO FAR HAS BEEN FROM INTERNATIONAL MARKETS. CRACKED.COM

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CRACKED.COM ROBIN HOOD PRINCE OF THIEVES has a pretty low Rotten Tomatoes score (51%) for being the #2 movie of 1991 (beating out Beauty And The Beast and Silence Of The Lambs.) Bryan Adams' cheesy soundtrack hit and Costner's sporadic English accent have given the movie a pretty silly legacy, but at the time it made a sh*t ton of money.

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Moonraker is usually said to be the worst Bond movie. COP It was the all-time highest-grossing one for 16 years. CRACKED.COM

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Dumb and Dumber To has a 29% Rotten Tomatoes score. But it made $170 million, and its budget was less than a quarter of that. CRACKED.COM

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The Devil Inside, one of the many found-footage horror movies Hollywood used to crank out, was even despised by fans of the genre. Rotten Tomatoes: 6% CinemaScore: F The film ended up making $101 million worldwide. Which is even more impressive because its production budget was only $1 million. CRACKED.COM

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John Early Is Figuring Out How to Be Sincere

As the star of the sharp new indie ‘Stress Positions,’ the irreverent comic works in a more serious vein. He tells Cracked why he’s getting comfortable with being earnest — even if he’s scared everyone will think he’s pretentious

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