The Michael Bay-sline: Your Guide To Mediocrity At Its Best

Tired of not knowing whether the next Michael Bay film is going to be crap or complete crap? Well, we’ve concocted a way to make the best educated guess based on some of the biggest movies he’s directed and/or produced. Using Rotten Tomatoes patented Tomatometer as our guide, we not only mapped out some of his most famous films according to both their critics and audience scores, but added his Bay-sline (the average score of all the movies he’s directed and produced, including a few such as “Ouija” and “The Unborn” which he produced but were just too terrible to include on the chart). As you can see, he averages about a 44 percent among his fans and critics combined. If a movie is over the Bay-sline, you should definitely see it. If it’s not, well, we all know you’re going to watch it on cable this weekend anyways.

The Michael Bay-sline: Your Guide To Mediocrity At Its Best

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Critic and Audience Score percentages, respectively

Bad Boys (43% / 78%)
The Rock (66% / 86%)
Armageddon (39% / 73%)
Pearl Harbor (25% / 67%)
Bad Boys II (23% / 78%)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (36% / 57%)PRODUCED ONLY
The Island (40% / 64%)
Transformers (57% / 86%)
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (19% / 58%)
Friday the 13th (25% / 46%)PRODUCED ONLY
A Nightmare on Elm Street (15% / 43%)PRODUCED ONLY
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (35% / 56%)
Pain & Gain (49% / 47%)
The Purge (38% / 36%)PRODUCED ONLY
The Purge: Anarchy (56% / 57%)PRODUCED ONLY
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (21% / 52%)PRODUCED ONLY
Transformers: Age of Extinction (18% / 51%)
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (53% / 87%)

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