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Posted by Leo Logan (Member # 9206) on :
 
What are some of your favorite movies that was a box office bomb when it came out? Here is a list that is shown in Wikipedia: List of notable box office bombs

And here is a video from Watchmojo.com which ranks the 10 biggest box office disasters when adjusted for inflation. Top 10 Box Office Bombs

Top 10:
1. Cutthroat Island (1995) - Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella
2. The Alamo (2004) - Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson
3. The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002) - Eddie Murphy, Randy Quaid, Rosario Dawson, Jay Mohr, Joe Pantoliano, Luis Guzman, James Rebhorn, Peter Boyle, Pam Grier, Burt Young, John Cleese
4. Sahara (2005) - Matthew McConaughey, Penelope Cruz, Steve Zahn
5. Mars Needs Moms (2011)
6. The 13th Warrior (1999) - Antonio Banderas
7. Town & Country (2001) - Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, Garry Shandling, Andie MacDowell, Nastassja Kinski, Jenna Elfman, Charlton Heston
8. Speed Racer (2008) - Emile Hirsch, Christina Ricci, John Goodman, Susan Sarandon, Matthew Fox
9. Heaven's Gate (1980) - Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, Isabelle Huppert, Jeff Bridges, John Hurt
10. Stealth (2005) - Josh Lucas, Jessica Biel, Jamie Foxx, Sam Shepard, Joe Morton, Richard Roxburgh
 
Posted by Chris the CandyFanMan (Member # 3197) on :
 
Two obvious choices for me are Howard the Duck and Moving Violations
 
Posted by Lovers with Cassie (Member # 7794) on :
 
Two that I can think of are RAD together with Megaforce.
 
Posted by P_a_u_l (Member # 1022) on :
 
From the OP list, the only one I have seen is Cutthroat Island - it's a fun movie, shouldn't just be judged on takings alone.
 
Posted by aTomiK (Member # 6575) on :
 
Yeah, Cutthroat Island isn´t bad at all.
I also liked The 13th Warrior and Heaven's Gate is almost a classic.
 
Posted by The Good Package (Member # 9492) on :
 
im with candy on howard the duck

i will add ishtar
 
Posted by Zigyma7ik (Member # 12351) on :
 
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen
Krull
Hudson Hawk
Eveny Horizon
Megaforce
The Black Cauldron

Whatever the reason of their box office flop, right now they are consider cult classics. People were stupid back then.
 


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