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Old 06-21-2014, 10:10 PM   #1
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Default Box Office Bombs:The Best and Worst

This is a place to discuss movies with big budgets that just didn't make the cut at the box office.

Name a few you've seen and whether they deserve to a chance not.

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I'll start with my favorite bomb, Scott pilgrim vs the World! That movie is so perfect.

On the opposite end of the spectrum, DB:Evolution. The worst. Just the worst.

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Old 06-23-2014, 12:13 PM   #3
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Best: Children of Men

Worst: Battlefield Earth

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Old 06-23-2014, 04:42 PM   #4
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Best: Children of Men

Worst: Battlefield Earth
Children of men was good. Never saw battlefield earth. Never will.

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Best: Night of the Hunter, John Carpenter's The Thing
Worst: The Tourist

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Old 06-23-2014, 10:16 PM   #6
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Best (recent): Let Me In, Hugo, Dredd
Worst (recent): Green Lantern, Jonah Hex, DB: Evolution

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Old 06-24-2014, 07:53 AM   #7
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Can it technically be considered a flop when it made nearly 3 times its budget worldwide?

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Old 06-24-2014, 08:21 AM   #8
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I don't know, the film was terrible and made every one involved looked very bad. Especially considering the director made the wonderful Lives of Others prior, hasn't made a film since the tourist, I would consider the whole thing a big fail.

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Old 06-24-2014, 11:26 AM   #9
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Never heard of night of the hunter. Always assumed the thing was super successful.

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Old 06-24-2014, 11:35 AM   #10
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The Thing came out a week after E.T. There could not have been a worse release date.

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Best: Equilibrium

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Old 06-24-2014, 02:53 PM   #12
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I don't know, the film was terrible and made every one involved looked very bad. Especially considering the director made the wonderful Lives of Others prior, hasn't made a film since the tourist, I would consider the whole thing a big fail.
True, but I believe the thread is about box office flops that were also bad films.

Unless we're talking strictly domestic, then Tourist would qualify.

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Old 06-24-2014, 03:54 PM   #13
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True, but I believe the thread is about box office flops that were also bad films.

Unless we're talking strictly domestic, then Tourist would qualify.
Flop or not, The Tourist was a s*** with a capital wet fart.

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