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The ’90s were a great, great time for movies. It’s a shame that ’80s babies didn’t see any of them.

OK, that’s not really true. If you were born in the ’80s, we’re pretty sure you saw all-time great movies like The Lion King, Homeward Bound and Toy Story.

However, the majority of movies from the ’90s that were meant for kids were truly terrible. (Have you tried watching Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles recently?)

The funniest part is that, as children, we couldn’t tell the difference between bad and good cinema. Back in the day, we didn’t pay attention to plot development or acting.


We liked bright colors and action. So it wasn’t uncommon for a child’s favorite movie to be 3 Ninjas, then Aladdin.

Since it’s #ThrowbackThursday time (yay!) let’s have a look back at 25 movies that we loved as kids that actually absolutely suck.

Howard the Duck (1986)

Howard the duck

Honey, I Blew Up the Kid  (1992)

Honey I blew up the kid

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Movie (1990)

Teenage Mutant Turtle

Kindergarten Cop (1990)

kindergarten cop

Problem Child (1990)


Bébé’s Kids (1992)

Bébé's Kids (1992)

The Mighty Ducks (1992)

Mighty ducks

3 Ninjas (1992)

3 ninjas

Beethoven (1992)

Beethoven 1992

Coneheads (1993)


Super Mario Bros (1993)

Super Mario bros

Dennis the Menace (1993)


Hocus Pocus (1993)

hocus pocus

Angels in the Outfield (1993)

angels in the outfieild

Baby’s Day Out (1994)

Baby's day out

Little Giants (1994)

Little Giants

The Little Rascals (1994)


Ri¢hie Ri¢h (1994)

Richie Rich

Street Fighter (1994)

Street fighter

Casper (1994)


Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995)


Jingle All the Way (1996)

Jingle all the way

Dunston Checks In (1996)

dunston checks in

Space Jam (1996)

space jam

Good Burger (1996)

the good burger

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