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    Updated on 19 Aug 2020. Posted on 27 Nov 2014

    The 25 Biggest Box Office Bombs Of All Time

    Ouch, that's gotta hurt.

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    Budget : $90,000,000

    Box office: $14,828,081

    Estimated losses: $82,585,960

    The movie was blacklisted by moviegoers...

    17. Town & Country (2001)

    IMDB

    Budget : $90,000,000

    Box office: $10,372,291

    Estimated losses: $84,813,855

    Too Many Cooks!

    16. Treasure Planet (2002)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    Budget : $200,000,000

    Box office: $219,851,172

    Estimated losses: $90,074,414

    *Prepare for bankruptcy.

    13. Green Lantern (2011)

    IMDB

    Budget : $200,000,000

    Box office: $219,851,172

    Estimated losses: $90,074,414

    "LOL" - Marvel.

    12. The Alamo (2004)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    Budget : $100,000,000

    Box office: $7,103,973

    Estimated losses: $96,448,014

    Eddie :(

    10. Stealth (2005)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    Budget : $160,000,000

    Box office: $119,269,486

    Estimated losses: $100,365,257

    Well alright, alright, alright.

    8. Jack the Giant Slayer (2013)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    Budget : $225–250,000,000

    Box office: $260,502,115

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

    3. The 13th Warrior (1999)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    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)

    IMDB

    Budget : $225,000,000

    Box office: $150,962,475

    Estimated losses: $149,518,762

    Sad Keanu :(

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