There’s no way to please everyone. Ever. And even some of the most well-received movies, by both fans and critics, have some outlier critics who found the now-classic films to be a steaming pile of garbage.
Without delay, here are the most scathing reviews of best picture winners:
“Not a great film by any standard, this is a western for people who are completely ignorant about the genre.”
TV Guide scalping “Dances With Wolves,” the 1991 best-picture winner.