27 Movies About A Guy Who Really Sucks
Whether he’s a jeweler with a gambling problem, a nerd who invented Facebook or just another Wall Street dirtbag, there’s something about a guy who sucks that really makes for a good story. Sure, he’s not exactly a character you’re rooting for, but he does make you feel better about yourself.
And as @arvofart uncovered in a recent tweet, you don’t have to limit yourself to reality TV in order to find these on-screen losers. There are plenty of mediocre men throughout cinema history that can be appreciated as entertainment.
Whether you’re looking for a little self-esteem boost, or simply prefer a bottom-feeder over the underdog, the following characters have you covered.
The Nice Guys (2016)
Uncut Gems (2019)
The Social Network (2010)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010)
John Tucker Must Die (2006)
The Emperor’s New Groove (2000)
Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Gone Girl (2014)
Sex and the City (2008)
Scott Pilgrim vs the World (2010)
The Green Knight (2021)
Little Shop of Horrors (1986)
Metallica: Some Kind of Monster (2004)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Punch-Drunk Love (2002), Phantom Thread (2017), Magnolia (1999) and Boogie Nights (1997)
Mobile Suit Gundam (1988)
High Fidelity (2000)
Memories of Murder (2003), Barry Lyndon (1975), Barton Fink (1991) and Good Time (2017)