"Made solely to sell Talkboys (and let's not forget the pink Talkgirls) to kids." - Jason Morgan, FilmCritic.com on Home Alone 2: Lost In New York
When I was a kid, I lived right around the corner from a video shop*. While all the other kids in the neighbourhood were running around, scraping knees, climbing trees, and doing whatever the hell else TV has taught me kids do when they're having a good time, I was on my sofa, watching the latest 90s masterpiece.
Granted I may have developed a Vitamin D deficiency and only learned to ride a bike when I was 13, but seriously who needs to go outdoors when you could watch the richest kid in the world make friends, or a child spy make a proto Mean Girls burn book?
But even though The Mighty Ducks, Jumanji, Free Willy and My Girl may have been your absolute all-time favourite movies, those pesky movie critics didn't see them the same way. So we took a look through Rotten Tomatoes to find out which of your childhood faves the critics absolutely hated. Prepare to be outraged.
36 Classic 90s Kids Movies Which Critics Absolutely HatedSooooooo they really didn't like The Mighty Ducks...
*00s kids - before Netflix you had to physically walk to a shop to physically choose and physically carry home a VHS tape in order to watch basically anything.