The Five Worst Lou Diamond Phillips Movie Roles of His Career

The Five Worst Lou Diamond Phillips Movie Roles of His Career

The Five Worst Lou Diamond Phillips Movie Roles of His Career

Lou Diamond Phillips is an actor and director who was born on February 17, 1962, in Subic Bay Naval Station, Philippines. He was raised in Texas and began his acting career in 1984. His big break came when he played the starring role in the 1987 movie ‘La Bamba’. Many of his movies have been both a critical and commercial success. He won an Independent Spirit Award and was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for his role in the Academy Award-nominated 1988 film ‘Stand and Deliver’. Other movies for which he is well-known include ‘The 33′, ‘Young Guns’, ‘Young Guns II’, ‘Che’, and ‘Courage Under Fire’. However, not all his films have been a success. Here are the five worst Lou Diamond Phillips movie roles of his career.

1. Bats

‘Bats’ is a 1999 horror film that was written by John Logan and directed by Louis Morneau. It is about genetically mutated bats terrorizing a Texan town. Lou Diamond Phillips played the lead role of Sheriff Emmett Kimsey. Others who starred in this movie include Dina Meyer, Bob Gunton, Leon, and Carlos Jacott. Although the movie did make a small profit, it was panned by both moviegoers and critics. On Rotten Tomatoes, it has a rating of just 17%.

2. Supernova

Lou Diamond Phillips played the role of Yerzy Penalosa in this 2000 science fiction horror movie. It was written by David C. Wilson and directed by Walter Hill. Others who starred in this film include James Spader, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, and Peter Facinelli. This futuristic film chronicles the events that take place on board a patrol medical spaceship. This movie made a huge loss at the box office. It had a budget of between $50 million and $60 million but only grossed $14.8 million at the box office.

3. Picking Up the Pieces

‘Picking Up the Pieces’ is a 2000 black comedy film that was written by Bill Wilson and directed by Alfonso Arau. It is about a butcher who kills his wife when she is unfaithful. Phillips plays the role of Officer Alfonso and the movie stars Woody Allen in the lead role. Other cast members include David Schwimmer, Kiefer Sutherland, Cheech Marin, and Maria Grazia Cucinotta. Despite such a strong list of cast members, this film was slated by critics. Marin described the movie as the worst he had ever starred in.

4. Route 666

This action horror film was released in 2001. It was directed by William Wesley and written by Scott Fivelson, Thomas Weber, and William Wesley. ‘Route 666′ is about government agents who are attacked by the ghosts of a gang while driving through a desert. Lou Diamond Phillips plays the lead role of Jack La Roca and the film also stars Lori Petty and Steven Williams. This movie was made on a budget of just over $2 million and was not well received by critics.

5. The Big Hit

Phillips plays Cisco in this 1998 action comedy film. It also starred Mark Wahlberg, Christina Applegate, Avery Brooks, and Bokeem Woodbine. The film was written by Ben Ramsay and directed by Che-Kirk Wong. It is about a hitman who is maintaining two relationships. Although this movie did make a profit, critics were not fans of this movie and gave it poor reviews.

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