Best of the Worst: Supergirl, Captain America (1990), and Roger Corman's Fantastic Four

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  • Published on Mar 14, 2014
  • Superhero movies don't seem to be going away anytime soon. Let's take a look back at the awkward years of comic book characters being brought to the silver screen with three notorious comic adaptation failures, including the infamous, never-officially-released Fantastic Four movie produced by Roger Corman.
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  • inspector gadget
    inspector gadget 2 days ago

    Do they reference the nineties Captain America in The Winter Soldier?

  • Kairu Hakubi
    Kairu Hakubi 2 days ago

    uh guys? Thinking there's something wrong with a story about women being strongly motivated to find a man... that's probably not gonna play well with your lonely nerd audience, just saying. I'm sure you've all found someone because you have the confidence and drive to be in youtube videos, but we could use a little more thirst in the ladies around us instead of the cold hostility we get. Thirsty ladies are a good thing. It doesn't need mocking or compared to casual oldtimey racism, it's literally nature.

  • Kairu Hakubi
    Kairu Hakubi 2 days ago

    I always liked helmeted Cap

  • Alfred Soul
    Alfred Soul 4 days ago

    No "Evans" joke?
    I really am surprised.

  • RedRibbonDeoxys 2
    RedRibbonDeoxys 2 11 days ago

    I started Fantastic 4. I never finished it. I don’t know why.

  • badtemper88
    badtemper88 11 days ago +1

    I saw the captain America movie as a kid on like sci fi channel or something and even as a child I thought something is not right here.

  • parallaxspectre
    parallaxspectre 13 days ago

    Ironic : Rich is the one that reads OMEGAHEDRON correctly...

  • Jesse Kennedy
    Jesse Kennedy 17 days ago

    9-11?

  • Lotan Kritchman
    Lotan Kritchman 19 days ago

    FF was probably best because the studio gave them a million bucks to make the movie and then left them alone while all the other movies had to deal with notes from producers and executive producers.

  • Trent L
    Trent L 27 days ago

    This is how I pregame for Endgame

  • OneBagTravel
    OneBagTravel 28 days ago

    Captain America is very similar to Ryan’s Babe.

  • TurboSpaceKitten
    TurboSpaceKitten Month ago

    Jack is something else

  • YouSmellLikeACat
    YouSmellLikeACat Month ago

    People still drink NOS?

  • Jaded and Empty
    Jaded and Empty Month ago +1

    "That's fuckin' lazy..."
    "That's super lazy."
    That's CAPTAIN LAZY~!

  • THE LAB
    THE LAB Month ago

    @38:32 Sorry guys- its not the exact same shot...

  • Stanley Porembski
    Stanley Porembski Month ago +1

    23:58 I wonder if they missed Benito Mussolini

  • João Vítor Souza
    João Vítor Souza Month ago

    30:33 Jack's laughter synchronizing with the transition theme is the most beautiful thing ever

  • falcont2tjockey
    falcont2tjockey Month ago

    this is the best josh look

  • Original Zearoh
    Original Zearoh Month ago +1

    Hell ya he's gonna just run. He's captain Gump.

  • The Curl
    The Curl Month ago

    37:00 Slanderin' Josh...Always lying.

  • metaleggman18
    metaleggman18 Month ago

    Ngl the alter ego of supergirl is pretty cute, so she can stuff a bra she's wearing over her clothes all she wants.

  • Doctor Handsome
    Doctor Handsome Month ago

    First you get the magic. Then you get the power. Then you get the hunky gardener.

  • Alevtina Sherman
    Alevtina Sherman Month ago +1

    Michael Bay should immediately pick up a copy of How Not to Write a Lady.

  • Hans Moleman
    Hans Moleman 2 months ago

    1:50 I mean of all circumstances to use the comic sans font, the back of a movie cover for a comic themed movie seems... no, no- fuck comic sans.

    15:00 SHE DONT NEED NO HELP FROM NO MAN; disgusting misogynists.

    sarcasm through text is a bitch

  • The Emo Emu
    The Emo Emu 2 months ago

    YOINK!

  • Tom
    Tom 2 months ago

    The Captain America car-jacking is the funniest lamest shit I've seen, I'm in stitches right now

  • Aldo Parziale
    Aldo Parziale 2 months ago

    1:25 Hey, Pats vs Rams......An almost 20 and 30 year foreshadowing/prediction moment in..... Supergirl 😕

  • Krinniv
    Krinniv 2 months ago

    Staaaaaaaaahp. Did Rich just help.... someone ELSE pronounce a word?

  • Portal2099
    Portal2099 2 months ago +1

    Try finding the Justice League "movie" or TV movie from the 90s, that's way worse than all 3 of these put together.

  • Portal2099
    Portal2099 2 months ago

    Supergirl was hot in Legend of Billie Jean. and she's like her mom on the Supergirl TV show.

  • Joe Cool
    Joe Cool 2 months ago

    You know its bad when rich has to read a word you cant pronounce

  • Ryne Kieffer
    Ryne Kieffer 2 months ago

    Superhero movies and no sign of Mike? Rich seems to be in his element here

  • unfa
    unfa 2 months ago

    25:00 - Captain America: "I saw what you did there, kid"

  • unfa
    unfa 2 months ago

    Where's the other fat guy?

  • Aidan Brumsickle
    Aidan Brumsickle 2 months ago

    how much worse can that fantastic four be than any of the 3 new ones?

  • Andrew Hershberger
    Andrew Hershberger 2 months ago

    Captain America, able to carjack in a single dry heave!

  • Andrew Hershberger
    Andrew Hershberger 2 months ago

    "Run, Captain America, Run!"

  • thejunksynchronhero
    thejunksynchronhero 2 months ago

    I remember going to see the Jessica alba fantastic four movie in theaters as a kid, and I don't remember if I liked it or not, I know that I don't like it as an adult; but I don't remember if I enjoyed it as a kid.

  • Austin Kurth
    Austin Kurth 3 months ago +1

    1:24 predicted 2019 Superbowl match up

  • RedRibbonDeoxys 2
    RedRibbonDeoxys 2 3 months ago

    かかロト.

  • Adam Louie
    Adam Louie 3 months ago

    Jack looks downright terrifying without his glasses

  • Adam Miller
    Adam Miller 3 months ago +1

    1:28 Patriots vs Rams

  • CV T
    CV T 3 months ago

    Awful movie but supergirl was incredibly hot, I remember having a huge crush on her as a kid.

  • Lloyd Vs
    Lloyd Vs 3 months ago +1

    1:31 supergirl predicted this year's super bowl

  • Gabe G
    Gabe G 3 months ago

    Whoa, super girl predicted super bowl LIII. 1:24

  • biglevian
    biglevian 4 months ago

    How not to write a SUPER lady. Have some respect.

  • jh72826 Harris
    jh72826 Harris 4 months ago

    Fun fact when I was 9 I found the 1990 captain america because I thought this was the 2010 captain america haha. iTunes didn't have the 2010 movie yet so I assumed the 1990 was the right one

    • Moe Greene
      Moe Greene 4 months ago

      oh boy, you were in for a treat, not many people get to see a beloved superhero commit car theft twice in single movie

  • Miss Phase
    Miss Phase 4 months ago

    Reflection on Jack's bald head is brighter than any magical effect utilized in Supergirl

  • Kaiserhawk
    Kaiserhawk 5 months ago

    "I'd be okay with breaking Supergirl" :- Rich Evans

  • Jinkin Lavislad
    Jinkin Lavislad 5 months ago

    I wanna bone super girl, kill captain America and give FF the budget it deserved.

  • Adam Wallace Fine Art
    Adam Wallace Fine Art 5 months ago

    Why no reference to Peter Cook in Supergirl? Is he not a big deal in America? I thought he would be a hero to the RLM guy's?

  • BlurBerry Creative
    BlurBerry Creative 5 months ago

    God, that Birth of a Nation comment was hilarious.

  • Danzigg1979
    Danzigg1979 5 months ago

    Lot of love for Corman’s FF, recently bought “Doomed-The Untold Story of Roger Corman’s FF” it has interviews with the cast and sheds more light on the film and why it was never released, fascinating documentary.

  • Arya Suri
    Arya Suri 5 months ago

    That Supergirl back font wasn't Comic Sans

  • sXeblues
    sXeblues 5 months ago +1

    I swear I have a memory of my grandmother taking me to a local video rental store, possibly called Big Video, or something similar, some time in the late 90s, and seeing a VHS copy of this Fantastic Four movie on one of the shelves. I think it may have even had a ‘Not for Sale’ sticker on it. I remember strongly debating with myself over whether I wanted to rent it, or something else. I inevitably walked out of the store with something else, I think Hitchcock’s Vertigo, as I’d loved Rear Window, and was really curious to see another Jimmy Stewart led thriller. But, every time I went back to that video store, I always went looking for that FF VHS, and sadly, never saw it again. A couple years later, the place was bought out by Blockbuster. And not too long after that, and to this day, the storefront now houses a thrift store.

  • Matthew Cleary
    Matthew Cleary 5 months ago

    Worse Faye Dunaway movie: Supergirl or The Bye-Bye Man?

  • paul coy
    paul coy 5 months ago

    21:00 Remember the great scene at the airport battle with Spider-Man?
    Cap - "Ya got moxie, kid. Where ya from?"
    Spider-Man - "Queens."
    Cap - (chuckles) "Redondo Beach, California."
    Spider-Man - "You just made Stan Lee cry."

  • Styke Warden
    Styke Warden 5 months ago

    Fantastic Four was great because the studio and corporate interests had no input or interest. They knew it was never going to see the light of day and they let an artist do their art.

  • djanitor
    djanitor 5 months ago

    OMG Captain Jellicoe was on Captain America!

  • David Christian
    David Christian 5 months ago

    some ladies like pwnies. just sayin'............

  • Cameron roy
    Cameron roy 5 months ago +1

    There's the scene where he runs from some goth kids but I wished they edited it so he sees his old girlfriend who is old now and then it just cuts to the running scene again

  • Максим Щербань

    "That's McDonalds, barely food but cheap" - oh fuck you bald guy in glasses, you don't deserve ROnald McDoland!

  • Dunebat
    Dunebat 6 months ago +1

    Keep in mind:
    The RLM guys saw "The Fantastic Four" AFTER seeing two terrible films before it. Had they seen it solo, their review might've been much, much worse.

  • Sam Sammich
    Sam Sammich 6 months ago

    hey now ramen noodles are good

  • Bishop Jones
    Bishop Jones 6 months ago

    Doctor Doom did 12 for the fantastic 4, not for him.

  • Blackball
    Blackball 6 months ago

    18:24..." I grew up on a farm " I have a friend that grew up on a farm who's only bought VHS tapes were Batman and Ninja Turtles. My cousin who lived in the same place wore out his Star Wars cassettes.

  • pfelon
    pfelon 6 months ago

    Oddly, Jay Underwood is probably the best-known actor in the Fantastic Four movie.

    • pfelon
      pfelon 6 months ago

      Other than George Gaynes, that is.

  • Global00Vintage
    Global00Vintage 6 months ago

    I finally got to watch this Fantastic Four and it is truly great, but I’m surprised they didn’t mention how similar the score is to Jurassic Park.

  • Nicholas Bintner
    Nicholas Bintner 6 months ago

    Fuck y'all Fantastic Four has always been my favorite... Not the movies

  • widgetphreak
    widgetphreak 6 months ago +1

    Wait... the President of the United States in the Captain America universe is Dick Jones from Robocop???

  • Douglas Jorgensen
    Douglas Jorgensen 7 months ago

    I love this combination on the panel. I know Josh catches a lot of flak from lots of viewers, but his delivery of "Oh! I need to have him in me!" is all the qualification he needs to be on whatever panel he wants.

  • blinkblonkbloop
    blinkblonkbloop 7 months ago

    josh: state of the art CG for 1994!
    jurassic park was 94 man

  • Dreamwalker Films
    Dreamwalker Films 7 months ago

    I really love how much Jay hates Supergirl, and I equally really love how much Jack defends Supergirl

  • Blue-eyed Beast
    Blue-eyed Beast 7 months ago

    Gotta love the glare coming off of Jack's head..

  • kcleonard
    kcleonard 7 months ago

    1:07 there’s a copy of Left Behind on the shelf! 😆 Someone please tell me RLM views horrible church movies.

  • Samus Aran
    Samus Aran 7 months ago

    Too bad we never got that Cannon Spider-Man

  • NinepinsKnave
    NinepinsKnave 8 months ago

    The back covers of comics published lately by DC feature an ad for Supergirl on Blu-Ray! Like it's a new release from the Warner Bros. archive. The artwork in the ad actually shows some ugly dragon-looking thing in the background (instead of the invisible monster that was Kara's REAL attacker). Why now? Why on earth now? Why remind anyone that this awful movie exists? Because Supergirl, I guess.

  • RIPZatren
    RIPZatren 8 months ago

    SuperGirl doing super typing would obliterate the type writer.

  • Surreal Cereal
    Surreal Cereal 8 months ago

    Love the end shot of this video with Reed Richards waving goodbye. Perfect video, guys. This was a hoot.

  • Reid Edelman
    Reid Edelman 8 months ago +1

    I CANT STOP SEEING THIS FUCKING DESTINY AD! ITS FOLLOWING MY SHIT YO!
    I don’t have PlayStation
    I don’t have destiny 2
    I don’t have destiny 1
    Never played destiny anything
    Fuck Bungie.

  • Thomas Neufeld
    Thomas Neufeld 8 months ago

    The waving hand at the end killed me

  • RyderDavis
    RyderDavis 8 months ago +1

    I had forgotten about Captain America (1990), but this film apparently, co-stars two of the main actors from both A Christmas Story, AND Deliverance?

  • 1chi TheKilr
    1chi TheKilr 8 months ago

    I love Wizard's shirt by the way.

  • bowie stutsman
    bowie stutsman 8 months ago +1

    Jack’s laugh is priceless

  • patjohbra
    patjohbra 8 months ago

    Every time I watch this episode, it bugs me to no end when they say Dr. Doom air-wrote the 12 backwards even though he didn't.

  • KoRnFoReVeR23
    KoRnFoReVeR23 8 months ago

    For a second i thought the Best of The Worst credits was the actual credits scroll from Fantastic 4 lol... (just the way they cut it together) I think i laughed most at how Captain America was an asshole when he stole those cars of those people ;D Setting a great example there Cap! ;P

  • rusTbendR
    rusTbendR 8 months ago

    It's the same universal media phenomenon of too many cooks.
    Supergirl with its big Hollywood team gets focus groups trying to write as many film genres into it as possible to try and grab the chick lit and capeshit audience simultaneously.
    Fantastic Corman has a checklist consisting of "Begin", "End" and "Accomplish Superhero Mission", with just enough people to fill in all the actually necessary superhero shit and work on pulling it off accordingly.

  • Daemon Noir
    Daemon Noir 8 months ago

    Actual budget numbers:
    SUPERGIRL (1984): $35M
    CAPTAIN AMERICA (1990): $10M
    FANTASTIC FOUR (1994): $1.5M

  • Yuya Sakaki
    Yuya Sakaki 8 months ago +1

    The sad thing is the Hammer film is the best of the Fantastic Four Movies. Let that sink in.

  • Steven Skelly
    Steven Skelly 9 months ago

    The never-officially-released Fantastic Four movie made it on to British TV once in the early morning (Bout 08:00 or 09:00) when I was younger. Wasn't until like the internet era that I found out that it was an hash can copy. I have no idea how the studio ended up with the copy but at the time me and my brother were fairly blown away by it. I mean this was years before the other Fantastic Four movie came out and way before you'd really seen like Comic book movies in the mainstream, least to the extent we see them now. Think they ran it just before the Hulk movie where he meets up with Thor and John Ryes Davids Kingpin.

  • Steven Skelly
    Steven Skelly 9 months ago +1

    Let the evil bitch get laid god damn it.

  • Василий Пупков

    Rich Evans is amazing PIDER-MAN (only russians get this joke)

  • Fraser Manley
    Fraser Manley 9 months ago

    Dr Doom did 12 the correct way for a viewer. Still hilarious.

  • Non Gamer
    Non Gamer 9 months ago

    i'm going to miss rich when he dies of type 2 diabetes complications... next week
    christ dude, how fat do you plan on getting before you answer one of the many wake up calls i'm sure you get on a daily basis? are you waiting until you crack your first toilet bowl to start making changes?

  • macavitymacavity
    macavitymacavity 9 months ago

    You MISSED including 1989's "The Punisher" (starring Dolph Lundgren), and 1997's "Justice League" (w/ David Ogden Stiers as Martian Manhunter) in this episode!

  • Defenstrator
    Defenstrator 9 months ago +2

    I honestly thought one of the most brilliant ideas of the first Marvel Captain America was that USO tour that gave him a reason to be wearing that outfit.

  • Gunhaver
    Gunhaver 9 months ago

    Woo NOS! The drink of choice for nerds that cant drink!

    I miss beer

  • Late to the Game
    Late to the Game 10 months ago

    I think the laser scene with the Torch flailing, while unintentionally hilarious, was a reference to the Max Fleischer Superman.

  • Ethan Landry
    Ethan Landry 10 months ago

    Ben you’ve always been rock hard

  • Scott Mercer
    Scott Mercer 10 months ago +2

    Faye Dunaway, only 8 years on from Network and Chinatown. Yeesh.