Every Hulk Hogan movie, ranked from worst to best according to Rotten Tomatoes


The acting career of Hulk hogan was a huge deal for the wrestling industry when he started getting roles in Hollywood. Hogan was the first wrestler to represent Vince McMahon’s vision of mixing wrestling with pop culture as WWE grew into mainstream audiences. This benefited Hogan with various studios who wanted it to be a part of their films.

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Hogan’s star power during WWE’s rise gave him the chance before others to try out his acting career. The goal of becoming a star actor has never seen Hogan achieve the success names like John Cena, Batista and The Rock are witnessing today. Hogan’s films have received the following scores on Rotten Tomatoes based on the overall percentage of positive reviews. Some of his films, like the infamous Muscular Santa Claus, did not have an RT score, so they were not included for the purposes of this list.

9 3 Ninjas: High Midi at Mega Mountain: 0%

Hulk Hogan 3 Ninjas

the 3 Ninjas The franchise has met with enough success as a campy film series featuring a young group of brothers learning karate from their grandfather. A fourth film in the franchise was clearly too much when Hulk Hogan was cast in a lead role.

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3 Ninjas: Midday at Mega Mountain was released in 1998 during Hogan’s WCW run and was considered a failure in every way. Rotten Tomatoes only has a short review list for the film, but it still ranks as low as it gets with 0% positive feedback.

8 Mr. Nanny: 6%

Hulk Hogan Mr. Nanny

Another main role for Hulk Hogan came when he was tasked with directing the Mr. Nanny movie. Hogan played a former wrestler taking on a new job of looking after a few children. The role was one of the first big ones for Hogan as the only main star, but it was a flop.

Mr. Nanny received an appalling 6% rating on Rotten Tomatoes as a movie almost any reviewer would recommend skipping. Hogan getting a role in a movie like this was remarkable in 1993, but it only damaged his reputation due to the terrible product.


seven No withholding prohibited: 10%

Hulk Hogan without restraint

Vince McMahon decided to participate in the Hollywood side of things by having WWE play a huge role in the production of Without taboo. Hulk Hogan and McMahon were both executive producers of the film set in a wrestling world.

Hogan plays wrestler Rip Thomas trying to defeat his evil boss looking to ruin his life and career outside of the ring. Without taboo was seen as another flop in Hogan’s acting career. The film only has a 10% rating on Rotten Tomatoes to show how few loved it.

6 Suburban Commando: 15%

Suburban Commando Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan took on one of his craziest acting roles as the lead star of the Suburban Commando film in 1991. The role saw Hogan playing an interstellar warrior spending time on Earth with the hijinks that followed him feeling out of place.

Suburban Commando was another film to receive negative feedback from critics. The 15% score on Rotten Tomatoes shows that Hogan was destined to land roles in some of the worst films of the ’90s because of how society viewed wrestling.

5 Gnomeo and Juliet: 55%

Juliet Gnomeo

The animated film Gnomeo and Juliet was one of Hulk Hogan’s most recent acting roles in 2011. A movie about two garden gnomes falling in love received a lackluster 55% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but it was one of the top scores in Hogan.

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Hogan voiced the character of Terrafirminator in a smaller role in the cast. Names like Emily Blunt, James McAvoy, Michael Caine, Patrick Stewart, and Ozzy Obsourne were the biggest. Hogan was added in a supporting role, but he still relies on his acting resume.

4 Space Muppets: 63%

Hulk Hogan Muppets in space

One of the coolest movies Hulk Hogan ever received a role in was the Space Muppets cinema in 1999. The Muppets were and still are a beloved franchise known for Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and other legendary puppet characters having fun.

Hogan played a member of the villains known as COVNET in a cameo role. Various Muppets movies have used the fun cameos to add to the overall entertainment value. Space Muppets received a decent 63% rating for one of Hogan’s best films.

3 Rocky III: 66%

Hulk Hogan Rocky 3

The acting role most associated with Hulk Hogan’s acting career saw him play Thunderlips in Rocky III. Hollywood witnessed the Rocky movie franchise taking over the box office and it was a huge opportunity for Hogan to have a standout scene.

Thunderlips was a wrestler taking on Rocky in an exhibition match and had one of the most entertaining scenes in the hit movie. Rocky III received an overall rating of 66% as there were a few flaws, but it didn’t fall on Hogan this time around as he played his part well.

2 Gremlins 2: The New Bundle: 71%

Hulk Hogan Gremlins 2

Hulk Hogan made a formidable appearance in Gremlins 2: the new bundle film as a result of the success Gremlins movie. There was a high expectation for a suite which ended up being greeted warmly by viewers.

The film received a 71% rating on the Rotten Tomatoes site for a solid score. Hogan played himself in a movie theater essentially cutting a promo about the gremlins that were ruining the movie. It was a fun cameo out of nowhere that added a bit of humor to the movie.

1 Robot Chicken: Star Wars: 100%

Star Wars Robot Chicken

TV series robot chicken on Cartoon Network received a mini-film to air on the Adult Swim block. Robot Chicken: Star Wars presented a comic representation of various Star wars characters, as well as historical figures get involved.

Hulk Hogan had a supporting role as the voice of Abraham Lincoln for a fun appearance. The film only has five reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, but they are all positive for the flawless 100% score as Hogan’s top rated film.

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