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The 25 Biggest Box Office Bombs Of All Time

Ouch, that's gotta hurt.

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Note: Films like Cowboys & Aliens and Hugo that profited in the box office are still considered bombs due to the amount of money invested into the film's marketing and advertising.

25. Cowboys & Aliens (2011)

Budget : $163,000,000Box office: $174,822,325Estimated losses: $75,588,838Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig as the main stars with Jon Favreau (Ironman 1 and 2) directing was still not enough to have this film break even.
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Budget : $163,000,000

Box office: $174,822,325

Estimated losses: $75,588,838

Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig as the main stars with Jon Favreau (Ironman 1 and 2) directing was still not enough to have this film break even.

24. How Do You Know (2010)

Budget : $100,000,000Box office: $48,668,907Estimated losses: $75,665,547James L. Brooks, director of As Good as It Gets and producer and writer on The Simpsons made his return to live action feature films but it was not enough, as the market for romantic comedies was starting to dry up.
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Budget : $100,000,000

Box office: $48,668,907

Estimated losses: $75,665,547

James L. Brooks, director of As Good as It Gets and producer and writer on The Simpsons made his return to live action feature films but it was not enough, as the market for romantic comedies was starting to dry up.

23. Hugo (2011)

Budget : $150–170,000,000Box office: $185,770,160Estimated losses: $57,114,920—77,114,920Hugo was critically acclaimed, nominated for an Oscar for Best Film and was directed by legendary director Martin Scorsese, and still the film was one of the biggest bombs of 2011.
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Budget : $150–170,000,000

Box office: $185,770,160

Estimated losses: $57,114,920—77,114,920

Hugo was critically acclaimed, nominated for an Oscar for Best Film and was directed by legendary director Martin Scorsese, and still the film was one of the biggest bombs of 2011.

22. XXX: State of the Union (2005)

Budget : $113,100,000Box office: $71,022,693Estimated losses: $77,588,654Whenever a film's sequel has an entirely different cast it is meant for a direct-to-DVD release.
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Budget : $113,100,000

Box office: $71,022,693

Estimated losses: $77,588,654

Whenever a film's sequel has an entirely different cast it is meant for a direct-to-DVD release.

21. The Wolfman (2010)

Budget : $150,000,000Box office: $139,789,765Estimated losses: $80,105,118If you want a movie about wolves to money then you cast Taylor Lautner, it's that simple.
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Budget : $150,000,000

Box office: $139,789,765

Estimated losses: $80,105,118

If you want a movie about wolves to money then you cast Taylor Lautner, it's that simple.

20. Windtalkers (2002)

Budget : $115–120,000,000Box office: $77,628,265Estimated losses: $76,185,868—81,185,868Cage is going to make a comeback, just you wait.
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Budget : $115–120,000,000

Box office: $77,628,265

Estimated losses: $76,185,868—81,185,868

Cage is going to make a comeback, just you wait.

19. The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)

Budget : $90,000,000Box office: $16,178,959Estimated losses: $81,910,521Is there any commercial appeal in this movie?
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Budget : $90,000,000

Box office: $16,178,959

Estimated losses: $81,910,521

Is there any commercial appeal in this movie?

18. Supernova (2010)

Budget : $90,000,000Box office: $14,828,081Estimated losses: $82,585,960The movie was blacklisted by moviegoers...
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Budget : $90,000,000

Box office: $14,828,081

Estimated losses: $82,585,960

The movie was blacklisted by moviegoers...

17. Town & Country (2001)

Budget : $90,000,000Box office: $10,372,291Estimated losses: $84,813,855Too Many Cooks!
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Budget : $90,000,000

Box office: $10,372,291

Estimated losses: $84,813,855

Too Many Cooks!

16. Treasure Planet (2002)

Budget : $140,000,000Box office: $109,578,115Estimated losses: $85,210,943A Disney movie not making money? What is this world coming to?
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Budget : $140,000,000

Box office: $109,578,115

Estimated losses: $85,210,943

A Disney movie not making money? What is this world coming to?

15. Evan Almighty (2007)

Budget : $175,000,000 Box office: $173,418,781Estimated losses: $88,290,610This movie is actually funny, screw the haters.
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Budget : $175,000,000

Box office: $173,418,781

Estimated losses: $88,290,610

This movie is actually funny, screw the haters.

14. Cutthroat Island (1995)

Budget : $200,000,000Box office: $219,851,172Estimated losses: $90,074,414*Prepare for bankruptcy.
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Budget : $200,000,000

Box office: $219,851,172

Estimated losses: $90,074,414

*Prepare for bankruptcy.

13. Green Lantern (2011)

Budget : $200,000,000Box office: $219,851,172Estimated losses: $90,074,414"LOL" - Marvel.
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Budget : $200,000,000

Box office: $219,851,172

Estimated losses: $90,074,414

"LOL" - Marvel.

12. The Alamo (2004)

Budget : $107,000,000Box office: $25,819,961Estimated losses: $94,090,020No, we forgot about the movie pretty easily tbh.
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Budget : $107,000,000

Box office: $25,819,961

Estimated losses: $94,090,020

No, we forgot about the movie pretty easily tbh.

11. The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)

Budget : $100,000,000Box office: $7,103,973Estimated losses: $96,448,014Eddie :(
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Budget : $100,000,000

Box office: $7,103,973

Estimated losses: $96,448,014

Eddie :(

10. Stealth (2005)

Budget : $135,000,000Box office: $76,932,872Estimated losses: $96,533,564This film was a bit stealthy for the public, with it going under the radar for moviegoers in 2005.
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Budget : $135,000,000

Box office: $76,932,872
Estimated losses:
$96,533,564

This film was a bit stealthy for the public, with it going under the radar for moviegoers in 2005.

9. Sahara (2005)

Budget : $160,000,000Box office: $119,269,486 Estimated losses: $100,365,257Well alright, alright, alright.
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Budget : $160,000,000

Box office: $119,269,486

Estimated losses: $100,365,257

Well alright, alright, alright.

8. Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

Budget : $185–200,000,000Box office: $197,687,603Estimated losses: $86,156,199—101,156,199Stick to awesome X-Men films, Bryan Singer.
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Budget : $185–200,000,000

Box office: $197,687,603

Estimated losses: $86,156,199—101,156,199

Stick to awesome X-Men films, Bryan Singer.

7. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)

Budget : $115–145,000,000Box office: $85,131,830Estimated losses: $72,434,085—102,434,085This was film just painful.
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Budget : $115–145,000,000

Box office: $85,131,830

Estimated losses: $72,434,085—102,434,085

This was film just painful.

6. John Carter (2012)

Budget : $250,000,000 Box office: $282,778,100Estimated losses: $108,610,950From the guy behind Toy Story, Finding Nemo and WALL-E, so why was this such a let down?!
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Budget : $250,000,000

Box office: $282,778,100

Estimated losses: $108,610,950

From the guy behind Toy Story, Finding Nemo and WALL-E, so why was this such a let down?!

5. R.I.P.D. (2013)

Budget : $130–154,000,000 Box office: $78,324,220Estimated losses: $90,837,890—114,837,890Poor Ryan Reynolds for having two films in this list.
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Budget : $130–154,000,000

Box office: $78,324,220

Estimated losses: $90,837,890—114,837,890

Poor Ryan Reynolds for having two films in this list.

4. The Lone Ranger (2013)

Budget : $225–250,000,000Box office: $260,502,115Estimated losses: $94,748,943—119,748,943
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Budget : $225–250,000,000

Box office: $260,502,115

Estimated losses: $94,748,943—119,748,943

3. The 13th Warrior (1999)

Budget : $100–160,000,000Box office: $61,698,899Estimated losses: $69,150,551—129,150,551Yes, from the author of Jurassic Park.
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Budget : $100–160,000,000

Box office: $61,698,899

Estimated losses: $69,150,551—129,150,551

Yes, from the author of Jurassic Park.

2. Mars Needs Moms (2011)

Budget : $150,000,000Box office: $38,992,758Estimated losses: $130,503,621Did anyone know of this movie until now?
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Budget : $150,000,000

Box office: $38,992,758

Estimated losses: $130,503,621

Did anyone know of this movie until now?

1. 47 Ronin (2013)

Budget : $225,000,000Box office: $150,962,475Estimated losses: $149,518,762Sad Keanu :(
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Budget : $225,000,000

Box office: $150,962,475

Estimated losses: $149,518,762

Sad Keanu :(