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The 22 movies we hated in 2022 - and how to watch them, if you must

By Michael O'Sullivan

24 Jan 2023 · 9 min read

Editor's Note

Two Washington Post reporters weigh in on what they believe to be the worst films of last year and where you can watch them - if you absolutely must. Do you agree with their verdict?

By now, in the wake of the Golden Globes, this week's Oscar nominations, a raft of smaller film awards and a flotilla of top 10 lists, a consensus has started to congeal around the quote-unquote best movies of 2022, with "Everything Everywhere All at Once," "The Banshees of Inisherin," "Tár," "Aftersun" and "Elvis" leading the pack of last year's most honored films.

But not so fast. Keep reading, and you'll notice that one of those titles - I'm looking at you, "Elvis" - also appears in the list below, a compendium of the bottom tier of reviews by The Washington Post's critics: movies that couldn't muster up more than 1 1/2 stars out of four.

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