Netflix fans slam big-budget blockbuster with all star cast as ‘dumbest thing they’ve ever seen’

Netflix fans slam big-budget blockbuster with all star cast as ‘dumbest thing they’ve ever seen’

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Netflix viewers prepare yourselves, the critically panned Spider-Man spin-off Madame Web is now streaming on the platform.

The home release comes two months after its Valentine’s cinema debut, where it tanked thanks to abysmal reviews and wide ridicule.

The much-memed film stars Dakota Johnson as Cassandra Webb – a clairvoyant paramedic whose mum was in the Amazon researching spiders right before she died.

She must protect three young superpowered women, played by Sydney Sweeney, Isabela Merced, and Celeste O’Connor, from the menacing Ezekiel Sims (Tahar Rahim),

Sony Pictures, who own the rights to the Spider-Man arm of movie behemoth Marvel, recruited the writers of the equally panned Morbius for the project.

Madame Web was so bad it had people wondering if superhero films were finally going to be abandoned by studios.

Dakota Johnson stars in Madame Web (Picture:: AP)

The film was roasted online on initial release (Picture: Columbia Pictures/Sony via AP)

In the box office it landed $15.1 million on opening weekend, gaining another $8million at the midweek point.

Once the awful reviews and memes hit, most cited morbid curiosity as their reason for seeing if her web really did connect them all.

‘A vision for all who wish to see… Madame Web is now on Netflix,’ tweeted the streamer as X users immediately roasted the film.

‘Genuinely one of the worst films I’ve ever attempted to watch. I made it half way through before I had to quit,’ wrote Brian on X.

Ryan added: ‘Some choices were made. I’m 27 minutes in. Script is bad. What was that opening scene and the spider people?! 😅😂 shot like a soap opera and the villain was WAY too clean for being in the Amazon researching.’

Fans were baffled Netflix was advertising the film was on the platform (Picture: AP)

It has a 12% rating on Rotten Tomatoes (Picture; Columbia Pictures/Sony via AP)

‘I’m going to watch just to see how bad it was,’ joked Chris Barnes as Ugo added: ‘Nobody is interested in that sorry.’

The ferocity it almost feels personal, with Madame Web receiving the lowest average Rotten Tomatoes score (12%) of any major superhero film in the last 10 years.

Even Dakota, 34, started slating the film while do the promotional tour, with sly remarks about how rubbish it really was.

Sydney even joked that nobody had watched it when she appeared on Saturday Nigh Live.

Sony is likely hoping that the internet life of Madame Web sparks enough morbid curiosity to pull in some viewers but no sequel has been suggested so far.

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