50 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Movies Of All Time

The Swarm (1978)

The Hilarious Movie: Michael Caine takes on a swarm of killer bees that are terrorising New Orleans. Caine is playing an upper-class English gent rather than a loveable cockney sparrow. The latter would probably have been funnier, but you can't have everything.

Funniest Moment: "We have been invaded," says Caine, earnestly, "by an enemy far more lethal than any human force." Try to keep that face straight, Mickey…

Deathstalker (1983)

The Hilarious Movie: Sub Dungeons And Dragons dross about a Barbarian named Deathstalker, tasked with uniting the three powers of creation, a chalice, an amulet and a sword. Cue plenty of glistening pecs, scantily clad maidens and some extremely chucklesome fight scenes.

Funniest Moment: Deathstalker grapples with a pig-faced warrior, howling like a little girl as his opponent grips him in a bearhug.

Werewolves On Wheels (1971)

The Hilarious Movie: Bikers who become werewolves… you know the drill. We don't know which is more amusing, the schlocky werewolf effects or the "hey, dude, we're radical" buffoonery of their human forms.

Funniest Moment: The voiceover on the trailer is priceless: "This gang thought they were tough… the supernatural challenged them!" It will do...

Hercules In New York (1969)

The Hilarious Movie: Arnie's feature film debut sees the Austrian Oak star as the son of Zeus, sent down to Earth in search of adventure. All sorts of cringe-worthy encounters take place, with Arnie's accent so impenetrable, it had to be dubbed over. If you can track down a version with the original recording in place, you're in for a real treat…

Funniest Moment: Arnie gets into a scrap with a bear. Or should we say, a man in a bear suit? Either way, it's funny.

Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997)

The Hilarious Movie: The cartoonish mayhem of the first film wasn't exactly high art, but this half-cocked sequel is a truly diabolical affair, thanks in no small part to an unutterably awful script delivered in understandably bemused style by the embarrassed-looking cast.

Funniest Moment: "Mother, you're alive," shouts a dismayed Kitana. "Too bad, you will die," replies Sindel with an inflection that suggests actress Musetta Vander hasn't quite understood the line.

Cliffhanger (1993)

The Hilarious Movie: Sly Stallone and John Lithgow set about chewing the scenery to pieces in this enjoyably nonsensical action flick. Camp as Christmas (check out Sly's denim shorts), it's a masterclass in unashamed overacting. Needless to say, it's well-loved in the TF office.

Funniest Moment: Michael Roker's big moment, in which he mourns the death of his mentor with a slow motion howl of anguish, and the immortal words," Nooooo! This man never hurt anybody!"

Batman And Robin (1997)

The Hilarious Movie: Legendary in its ineptitude, we all know that Batman And Robin is unquestionably the worst of the Batman films, but when was the last time you actually sat through it? Poor old Arnie's performance really is the dictionary definition of something that has gone hurtling past bad and into profoundly enjoyable territory.

Funniest Moment: Arnie's quips and quotes are all eminently staggering, but for sheer "I can't believe they ever served this crap up" chutzpah, we can't look past the ice-skating opening scene. Truly incredible.

On Deadly Ground (1994)

The Hilarious Movie: With Michael Caine, R. Lee Ermey and Steven Seagal all screaming their lines with considerable gusto, this is one of the ponytailed maestro's most overblown films, which is saying something. Seagal plays a badass environmentalist in this one, which should give you some impression of what to expect…

Funniest Moment: Seagal drops one of his finest lines, speculating, "what does it take to change the essence of a man?" A trip to the barbers?

Congo (1995)

The Hilarious Movie: Imagine Jurassic Park with the scares and general sense of wonder replaced by a talking gorilla. Congratulations! You've just imagined Congo .

Funniest Moment: "Stop eating my sesame cake," says Delroy Lindo to Tim Curry, before deciding to flip out entirely. "STOP EATING MY SESAME CAKE!"

Satan's Cheerleaders (1977)

The Hilarious Movie: It takes some front to attempt to construct a serious horror film and then saddle it with such a lurid title, but hey, it was the '70s. The plot sees a high school janitor in search for a hottie to ritually sacrifice, but sadly for him, he manages to pick on a psychic witch. Error.

Funniest Moment:
The angry old janitor introduces himself to the titular cheerleaders, stumbling over his lines and generally making a bit of a tit of himself. Trust us, it's great!

George Wales

George was once GamesRadar's resident movie news person, based out of London. He understands that all men must die, but he'd rather not think about it. But now he's working at Stylist Magazine.