The 10 Biggest Movie Flops Of 2014
BANGALORE: Making a movie and releasing is definitely not a cake walk and is a pretty hard thing to do. If a film fails to break even at the box office by a large amount, it is considered a box office bomb, thus losing money for the distributor, studio and production company. And some films fail to earn back the estimated costs during their theatrical runs in conjunction with poor reviews and critics. Here is a list of The Biggest Box Office Bombs Of 2014 as compiled by Business Insider
#1. "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" (Clarius Entertainment)
Estimated budget: $85 million
Worldwide gross: $18.7 million
Opening weekend: $3.7 million
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return is a 2013 American-Indian 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Summertime Entertainment and directed by Daniel St. Pierre and Will Finn. The film is based on the book ‘Dorothy of Oz’ by Roger Stanton Baum, great grandson of L. Frank Baum, who wrote the original ‘Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ book.
The film made $18.7 million on its opening day and $3.7 million in its first weekend based on its estimated $85 million budget. The film received negative reviews from critics and was a box office bomb.
#2. "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" (The Weinstein Company)
Estimated budget: $90 million
Worldwide gross: $39.4 million
Opening weekend: $6.3 million
“Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” is a 2014 American crime thriller film and is the sequel to Robert Rodriguez’s 2005 film Sin City. The film was directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, based on Miller’s cult graphic novels, and is distributed by The Weinstein Company. The film stars an ensemble cast including Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Bruce Willis and many others. The movie was a box office bomb grossing only $39.4 million of an estimated $90 million budget.
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