The Best and Worst 3D Movies - Rolling Stone
Home TV & Movies TV & Movies Lists

The Best and Worst 3D Movies

From ‘Life of Pi’ to ‘Glee: The 3D Concert Movie,’ which movies are worth the extra bucks – and which are not

Getty Images

3D movies are on fire right now, what with Life of Pi thrilling holiday audiences and The Great Gatsby and Oz: The Great and Powerful on the way. 3D had its first major push back in the 1950s as a Hollywood ploy to get people away from those new-fangled TV sets and back into theaters. Audiences bitched about wearing the glasses, but enjoyed watching the action jump out at them. These days, Hollywood is using 3D to get us away from watching movies on smart phones and iPads. The studios want us to feel the excitement of 3D on giant IMAX screens and 3D home theater units. The bother of the glasses and the bump in ticket prices doesn't matter if the 3D delivers. Here are 10 of the best 3D movies (and three of the worst).

By Peter Travers

In This Article: 3D


Powered by
Arrow Created with Sketch. Calendar Created with Sketch. Path Created with Sketch. Shape Created with Sketch. Plus Created with Sketch. minus Created with Sketch.