Ranking November 2018's Movies From Worst To Best

18. The Nutcracker & The Four Realms


Rotten Tomatoes Score: 34% (5.2/10)

Box Office: Quite why anyone thought it was a good idea to give Lasse Hallström (Dear John, A Dog's Purpose) a $133 million budget will remain one of life's great mysteries, because just about everybody saw this colossal box office bomb coming.

After a month on release, Disney's latest fantasy adventure flick is a few million shy of recouping its base budget, but of course, factoring in marketing and Hollywood accounting, the movie needed to gross upwards of $300 million to make anything approaching a profit.

This marks Disney's third high-profile flop this year after A Wrinkle in Time and Solo: A Star Wars Story. Ouch.

Verdict: Keira Knightley gives an amusingly campy performance, but otherwise this is a soulless, hollow attempt to give The Nutcracker the Alice in Wonderland treatment.

Mackenzie Foy is a fine enough lead, but the likes of Helen Mirren and Morgan Freeman are totally wasted in it, and none of its lavish visuals have any staying power whatsoever.


Stay at home dad who spends as much time teaching his kids the merits of Martin Scorsese as possible (against the missus' wishes). General video game, TV and film nut. Occasional sports fan. Full time loon.