Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels say terrible things about movies they haven’t seen and ruin everything for everybody.


Phil and Lisa Ruin Charlie Hunnam

It’s a very Charlie Hunnam episode as we look at the “King Arthur” and “Lost City of Z(ed)” trailers, followed up by “Boss Baby” and “Alien: Covenant.” One of those is about a parasitic lifeform who terrorizes a crew of humans; the other is about space explorers.

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Phil and Lisa Ruin the Super Bowl

While the rest of you were watching sportsball this weekend, Phil and Lisa paid extra-close attention to the many movie trailers that debuted during the big game. Their verdict? Stick to sports.

Movies Ruined: The Road to Wellness, The Fate of the Furious, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Life, Ghost in the Shell, Transformers: The Last Knight, Baywatch.

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Phil and Lisa Ruin the Oscar Nominations

Instead of just complaining about trailers for movies they’ll never see, Phil and Lisa go next level to complain about award nominations for films they’ve not watched. Also, a haunting rendition of college fight songs.

Movies Ruined: Dunkirk, Trainspotting 2, Logan

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Phil and Lisa Ruin Moana

Phil and Lisa share their thoughts on the latest Disney animated movie, skewer two upcoming releases from Pixar and Disney and tempt violent retribution from fans of Lin-Manuel Miranda and Mandy Patinkin.

Movies Mentioned: Moana, Cars 3, Beauty & The Beast (2017), The Journey, The Outlaw, True Grit (1969), Red River, Lego Batman.

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Phil & Lisa Ruin Comic-Con

Excited about all the movies based on funny books that had people talking at Comic-Con this past weekend? Well, let Phil and Lisa sneer at your joy. But at least there’s a tender rendition of “It’s Raining Men” to put a song in your heart.

Movies ruined: Justice League, Wonder Woman, Dr. Strange, Kong: Skull Island, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Snowden.

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Donald Duck Learned His Trade in the Navy

Blake Lively battles a shark, and who wins? You do, America. Also, we return to some animated children’s movies and talk Pixar sequels, before Mickey Mouse stops by to wet his beak a little bit. And finally: Musicals!

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Phil and Lisa Ruin Your Childhood

The upcoming “Pete’s Dragon” remake sends Phil and Lisa on a trip down memory lane about the terrible Disney live-action pictures of their youth. Also, Lisa freaks out Phil about “The Rescuers,” and we assess the career of cinematic giant Tom Cruise.

Movies Ruined: “Pete’s Dragon” (both of them), “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.”

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Phil and Lisa Ruin Sports Movies

Lisa talks up the terrible trailers she saw before watching Popstar, while Phil wonders why so many movies about sports icons are so very terrible. Also, Miles Teller gets renamed Ol’ Slappy. Plus, a pledge break!

Movies Ruined: Magnificent Seven (2016), Pele: Birth of a Legend, Race, Purge: Election Year, War Dogs, Sausage Party, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

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Phil & Lisa Ruin the Patriarchy

Bad Moms? More like Sad Moms once Lisa Schmeiser gets through ripping it. Also, Phil reminisces about fits of pique by Charlton Heston and Dennis Boutsikaris.

Lisa Schmeiser and Philip Michaels


The Movies Ruin Phil and Lisa

Thanks to the generosity of a listener, Phil and Lisa watch “Burnt” and then resolve never to ask anything of listeners again.

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Phil and Lisa Ruin Pratfalls

Maybe Melissa McCarthy should just skip this episode.

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