​The 14 Least Competent Alien Invaders of All Time

There have been many times when the Earth has been at the mercy of alien invaders. And there have been more than a few times where haven't — not because of our weapons, our savagery, or our inner strength — but because the aliens themselves were morons. Here are 14 alien invaders who did not think their invasions… » 12/16/13 10:01am 12/16/13 10:01am

10 Movie Flops That Totally Deserved It

Lone Ranger got treated to some rough justice at the box office this last weekend, and nobody shed a tear. But it's not the first flop that actually deserved its fate. Even though plenty of decent movies tank for dumb reasons, sometimes justice really is served. Here are 10 movies that bombed because they were awful. » 7/09/13 10:27am 7/09/13 10:27am

The Worst Science Fiction Movie Ever Made, According to You

After weeks of hot debating, io9's readers have now officially picked the very worst science fiction movie of all time, in our March Madness bracket. And the winner is... Battlefield Earth. In celebration we will be speaking in John Travolta's insane Psychlo accent for the rest of the day. Congratulations, rat brains! » 4/03/12 3:28pm 4/03/12 3:28pm

John Travolta Shows Off His Nasal Appliance

No one scene could ever contain all there is to love about the psychotic trainwreck that is Battlefield Earth (based on the novel by L. Ron "Scientology" Hubbard). But this moment is one of the better ones. John Travolta and Forest Whitaker (oh Forest, how could you?) are Psychlons, aliens from planet Psychlon (duh)… » 7/14/08 5:35pm 7/14/08 5:35pm