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Top 10 movies that failed commercially

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

Streaming services like Netflix now produce big-budget movies like Ride Along, and their success isn't judged by box office sales like traditional Hollywood movies. In the past and even now, motion pictures have booms and busts at the box office.

There are a lot of great movies that failed commercially but were incredible in their own right. Some of them were recognized as masterpieces in their time, while others took years to gain attention. So let's take a look at these quality but unlucky movies together.

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10. The Wizard Of Oz)

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: Victor Fleming
  • Starring: Judy Garland, Jack Haley, Margaret Hamilton
  • Published: 1939
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 98 out of 100
  • Rating IMDb for the movie: 8.1 out of 10

"Wizard of Oz" is rightly one of the movies It is considered a classic in cinema history, but according to Collider, when it was released in 1939, it only made $3 million against its $2.7 million budget, and actually flopped and ended up losing money.

However, the film overcame its initial financial failure thanks to increased attention in the decades following its release, likable characters and innovative use of Technicolor and special effects, and eventually became an enduring classic. .

9. The Big Lebowski (The Big Lebowski)

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: Coen Brothers
  • Starring: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi
  • Published: 1998
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83 out of 100
  • Score IMDb to the movie: 8.1 out of 10

The dialogues of "The Big Lebowski" have become staples of everyday culture. And the film is generally the highlight of the brilliant career of the Coen brothers, but this work was not a big seller and only managed to survive thanks to its international release.

However, the elements of "The Big Lebowski" survive not only in today's culture, but surprisingly in religion as well: Dodeism is a Taoist-like philosophy inspired by the film's main character. Only "The Matrix" and "Star Wars" can have such achievements and be much more successful financially.

8. Blade Runner (Blade Runner)

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: Ridley Scott
  • Starring: Harrison Ford, Roger Hauer, Sean Young
  • Published: 1982
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89 out of 100
  • Score IMDb to the movie: 8.1 out of 10

"Blade Runner" from 1982, based on Philip Kiddick's novel "Do androids dream of electric sheep?" Adapted, it was not successful at the box office and was neglected for years after its release.

However, the film was not only a critical success, but also received a sequel in 2017. Despite its excellence, it cursed the franchise and was not successful at the box office. Both of these movies are definitely worth watching for every movie lover.

7. Warrior (Warrior)

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: Gavin O'Connor
  • Starring: Tom Hardy, Joel Egerton, Nick Hoult
  • Published: 2011
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 84 out of 100
  • Score IMDb to the movie: 8.2 out of 10

"The Fighter" produced in 2011, a movie with the theme of mixed martial arts starring Tom Hardy And Joel Egerton is a fascinating work that deserves a lot of praise. Of course, these accolades did not make many viewers go to the cinemas to watch it.

The film, with a budget of 25 million dollars, grossed 23 million dollars worldwide, which led to a huge financial loss for the studio. Tom Hardy had successful works before and the year before the release "Mubarez" had appeared in "Talqeen", but his power and charm at that time may not have been at the level of "Venom" and "Mad Max: Fury Road", and he could not attract the attention of the audience at that time.

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6. available (The Thing)

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: John Carpenter
  • Starring: Kurt Russell, Keith David, Wilford Brimley li>
  • Published: 1982
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83 out of 100
  • Score IMDb to the movie: 8.2 out of 10

John Carpenter with classics such as "Halloween", "The Fog" and The critically acclaimed The Creature established his name as one of the greatest horror directors of all time. The first two films were successful, but The Creature was a financial failure, although it is one of the most innovative horror films of all time. It follows the South as they encounter a creature that can copy the appearance and actions of humans, so any person can actually be a monster. The director combines the atmosphere of Agatha Christie's works with the horror genre to create a truly terrifying narrative. Anyone can be a monster and every character is completely alone among others.

5. Raging Bull (Raging Bull)

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: Martin Scorsese
  • Stars: Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Joe Pesci
  • Published: 1980
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 92 out of 100
  • Score IMDb to the movie: 8.4 out of 10

Perhaps a definite trend for movies with a boxing and fighting theme and how it works. Their finances are there at the box office, because "Raging Bull" is in exactly the same position financially as "The Fighter", except that this film is based on true events.

This is a budget production. Its $18 million grossed only $23.4 million and was controversial at the time, with some believing that the film was too violent, which may have affected its earnings. Still, the fourth of Martin Scorsese's ten collaborations with Robert De Niro has been rightly hailed in the decades since its release. It must be said that De Niro's performance as Jake LaMotta was really brilliant.

4. Citizen Kane (Citizen Kane)

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: Orson Welles
  • Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotton, Dorothy Comingore
  • Published: 1941
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 99 out of 100
  • Score IMDb to the movie: 8.3 out of 10

If you thought that today's celebrities are more interested in the movies that inspired their lives taken are indifferent, so you have to see William Randolph Hearst's reaction to "Citizen Kane", which takes this issue into another dimension entirely. He prevented newspapers from writing texts and articles related to the film and launched a campaign to discredit the work.

Hearst was only one of several people who inspired Charles Foster Kane, but because of the insults that he He had become himself, it hurt the sales of the film. However, even he, as one of the richest men in the world, could not keep the movie under control forever. Even those who had seen the film at the time praised it. This work had an impact on the cinema industry due to its innovative filming.

3. It's A Wonderful Life (It's A Wonderful Life)
BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: Frank Capra
  • Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed , Carolyn Grimes
  • Published: 1946
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94 out of 100
  • IMDbRating for the movie: 8.6 out of 10

Have you ever thought that How did 'Life is Wonderful' become the best Christmas movie ever? This has nothing to do with its greatness. This issue is actually directly related to the financial failure of this film. This work was forgotten in the beginning and after its publication.

Yes, the film was forgotten and the right to publish it was not renewed and it became public domain. This allowed the TV stations to broadcast it broadcast for free and that's actually how "Life is Wonderful" was exposed to the public and became a popular work. Of course, we should not skip its sincere story, which is about the importance of a person's life for others.

2. Fight Club

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: David Fincher
  • Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Jared Leto
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 79 out of 100
  • Score IMDb to the movie: 8.8 out of 10

'Boxing Club' is now one of David Fincher's most recognizable films, but At the time of its release, it disappointed the makers, partly due to the bad marketing of the film by the studio. The studio didn't realize what a gem it had in its pocket and focused on the fighting elements instead of the character-driven drama of the film.

The film wasn't a total failure, and the case for it was, thanks to its entry into the culture. Everyday, it didn't stay that way for long. "Boxing Club" is now known for its engaging dialogues and story.

1. The Shawshank Redemption (The Shawshank Redemption)

BingMag.com <b>Top</b> 10 <b>movies</b> <b>that</b> <b>failed</b> commercially

  • Director: Frank Darabont
  • Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton
  • Published: 1994
  • Rotten Tomatoes Score: 91 out of 100
  • IMDb rating for the movie: 9.3 out of 10

As it turns out, Shawshank Redemption , the highest-rated film of all time on IMDb, was a box office failure upon its initial release in 1994, grossing only $3 million over its $25 million budget. Of course, the critics and the audience who saw the film liked it.

This adaptation of Stephen King has an incredible story and Morgan Freeman's voice on the pictures has its own charm. "Redemption in Shawshank" was Frank Darabont's first feature film and almost everyone who sees this work likes it.


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