Degrees of Dare

What makes a film a Dare? Check out these simple criteria for judging if a movie is the kind of thing you would have to be dared to watch.

Degrees of Dare

    • Reputation

      • Is the movie known for being awful?
        • The Room
      • Is the movie known for being hard to watch?
        • Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom
    • Key Players (director, actors, script writer, etc.)

      • Michael Bay
      • Tyler Perry
      • Uwe Boll
    • Genre

      • Romantic comedy
        • 27 Dresses
      • Torture porn
        • Hostel
    • Box Office

      • Massive, unexpected bombs
        • Cutthroat Island
      • Massive, totally expected bombs
        • The Island
      • Movies with historically low box office
        • Zyzzyx Road
    • Rotten Tomato Score

      • 0% is a good baseline for this.
        • S. Darko
    • Critical Notoriety

      • Appears on Most ____ Lists.
        • A Serbian Film
    • Source material

      • YA Novels
        • Divergent
      • Dubious religious true life tales
        • Heaven is for Real