Since 2008, it can be said that Marvel films have found their golden age, starting from Iron Man.
Starting from the MCU era, Marvel in the form of films began to find its glory. Films outside the MCU in the MCU era (after 2008) were also present, although not all of them were successful, but they already had a “benchmark”.
So what about Marvel films before the MCU era or before 2008? This is the Marvel movie before the worst MCU version of Rotten Tomatoes!
7. Fantastic Four – 27%
You could say it’s a movie now Fantastic Four worst of all time is Fantastic Four 2015, but has entered the MCU era.
Well, before the MCU era in 2005, there was already a movie Fantastic Four Fox’s work that scores 27% on Rotten Tomatoes.
Of course it’s a movie Fantastic Four featuring Chris Evans as Human Torch.
6. Ghost Rider – 26%
In 2007 we got a movie about a Marvel character taking revenge on him and the revenge of others, that is Ghost Rider.
The film, played by Nicolas Cage, was present a year before the MCU era began, of course, the reviews of this film also varied.
Overall, on Rotten Tomates this film received a rating of only 26%.
5. Sword: Trinity – 25%
2004 release, movie Sword: Trinity be the cover of the trilogy as well as the film Sword which critics say is the worst.
This film is indeed more horror (like the comics too) than the heroic themes of most Marvel films of its time like Spider Man or X-Men.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the closing film of the trilogy Sword it only gets a value of 25% only.
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4. Human-Thing – 17%
If movie Sword it’s nuanced horror but of course there is still action against vampires in the film.
But movie Human-Thing which was released in 2005 is completely themed on horror and science fiction, maybe those who don’t follow Marvel comics don’t even know that this film is from comic characters.
Film Human-Thing got a pretty low rating of only 17% on Rotten Tomatoes.
3. Howard the Duck – 13%
If the previous films were still the 2000s, this one and the one below us are going back to the 1900s.
Not too far away, movie Howard the Duck was present in 1986 and has an action comedy theme like the 80s film.
On Rotten Tomatoes, this classic is only 13%.
2. Captain America (1990) – 13%
Before Chris Evans became the Steve Rogers we know, there was already a movie about Captain America.
Movie titled Captain America it was released in 1990 and also featured the Red Skull character in the film.
Have costumes and stories that are less interesting, this film is the same as Howard the Duck ie only get a value of 13%.
1. electricity – 11%
Right now you can say electricity is a film before the MCU era with the worst rating, which is only 11%.
Uniquely, this film has an interesting main actress, namely Jennifer Garner who plays Elektra.
But in terms of story and dialogue, this film is rated so bad that it gets a very low score.
So, those are the 7 films before the MCU era with the worst ratings. Is there one that is your favourite?
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