Born Bad (1997) from Tuna

Born Bad (1997) is a Roger Corman produced ripoff of Dog Day Afternoon, but with a poor script, weak teen actors, and very little original content.
The one exception, is an attempted rape of a hostage, Melinda Songer, where we see her breasts, before the rest of the "Born Bad" crew decides that, while bank robbing, murder, and mutilation are good clean fun, rape is a bad kid no-no. 


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DVD info from Amazon.

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  • no features

I watched about 10 minutes, then did the rest on fast forward looking for flesh. I had trouble staying awake even at fast forward. 

(Scoop's note. And to make matters worse, it stars one of the Corey's)

The Critics Vote

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The People Vote ...

  • With their votes ... IMDB summary: IMDb voters score it 5.0 
IMDb guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence, about like three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, about like two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, about like two stars from the critics. Films under five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film, equivalent to about one and a half stars from the critics or less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well.

Based on this description, this is a D.

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