Those of you that watched Keeping Up With The Joneses earlier this month will know that having a stellar cast doesn't paper over the cracks of mediocre material. Not even the combined presence of Jon Hamm, Isla Fisher, Zach Galifianakis and Wonder Woman herself, Gal Gadot, could stop the supposed comedy from being anything but turgid.

But it's far from the only culprit. In fact, there have been numerous other comedies throughout the history of cinema that have wasted a tremendously gifted cast, and left us bored and static rather than rolling in the aisles.

Here are five other really, really atrociously bad comedies that have superb casts.

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

The trilogy of Gary Marshall-directed comedies that were each based on a holiday were particular low points for Hollywood. But that didn't stop them from acquiring top-notch casts, with the 2010 original Valentine's Day starting the trend that its spin-off follow-ups New Year's Eve and Mother's Day followed. Thanks to his status as an American national treasure, Gary Marshall was able to convince Bradley Cooper, Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Shirley MacLaine, Julia Roberts and even Taylor Swift to appear in supposed comedy. Too bad it failed to sparkle thanks to its plodding, episodic structure, and abundance of cliché.

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