The Biggest Box Office Failures of 2013

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Hollywood’s worst box-office movies of 2013

As 2013 comes to a close there were a few movies that did not capture the hearts and minds like studio executives planned. Variety published the biggest box-office flops of 2013. Filmdrunk pointed out that Harrison Ford may just be box-office poison with two of his movies on the list. But, nothing tops Disney’s Lone Ranger. Johnny Depp’s feature film lost nearly $200 million dollars at the box office.

Ender’s Game: Estimated Budget: $115 million, Box Office: $87.9 million

The Fifth Estate: Estimated Budget: $28 million, Box Office: $8.5 million

Jack the Giant Slayer: Estimated Budget: $195 million, Box Office: $197.5 million

RIPD: Estimated Budget: $130 million, Box Office: $78.3 million

Oldboy: Estimated Budget: $30 million, Box Office: $4 million

After Earth: Estimated Budget: $110 million, Box Office: $243.8 million

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone: Estimated Budget: $30 million, Box Office: $22.5 million

Bullet to the Head: Estimated Budget: $55 million, Box Office: $9.4 million

Getaway: Estimated Budget: $18 million, Box Office: $10.5 million

Battle of the Year: Estimated Budget: $20 million, Box Office: $13.7 million

Machete Kills: Estimated Budget: $33 million, Box Office: $15 million

Tyler Perry Presents: Peeples: Estimated Budget: $15 million, Box Office: $9.3 million

White House Down: Estimated Budget: $150 million, Box Office: $205 million

Paranoia: Estimated Budget: $35 million, Box Office: $13.7 million

Beautiful Creatures: Estimated Budget: $65 million, Box Office: $60 million

47 Ronin: Budget $175 million [It only opened on two days ago, but so far it’s running sixth or seventh]

What do you think of the list. Honestly, many critics thought Tyler Perry Present: Peeples was one of Tyler Perry’s best projects. With more and more popular movies filming at a faster rates than before and on lower budgets (ie Silver Linings Playbook), expect to see smaller and smaller budgets for movies just in case they flop.

Did you watch any of the movies on the list? Do you think they deserve to be there? Leave a comment and let the discussion begin!

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