Box Office Disasters of ALL TIME

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1.
Cutthroat Island (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A female pirate and her companion race against their rivals to find a hidden island that contains a fabulous treasure. (124 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
“ $147,157,681 ” - chand-suhas
 
2.
The Alamo (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A small band of soldiers sacrifice their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new Republic of Texas. (167 mins.)
Director: John Wayne
“ $146,644,313 ” - chand-suhas
 
3.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
In the future, a man struggles to keep his lunar nightclub out of the hands of the mafia. (95 mins.)
Director: Ron Underwood
“ $145,877,124 ” - chand-suhas
 
4.
Sahara (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator. (124 mins.)
Director: Breck Eisner
“ $144,857,030 ” - chand-suhas
 
5.
Mars Needs Moms (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A young boy named Milo gains a deeper appreciation for his mom after Martians come to Earth to take her away. (88 mins.)
Director: Simon Wells
“ $140,513,991 ” - chand-suhas
 
6.
The 13th Warrior (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A man, having fallen in love with the wrong woman, is sent by the sultan himself on a diplomatic mission to a distant land as an ambassador. Stopping at a Viking village port to restock on supplies, he finds himself unwittingly embroiled on a quest to banish a mysterious threat in a distant Viking land. (102 mins.)
Director: John McTiernan
“ $137,142,407 ” - chand-suhas
 
7.
Town & Country (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps... (104 mins.)
Director: Peter Chelsom
“ $124,202,203 ” - chand-suhas
 
8.
Speed Racer (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A young driver, Speed Racer, aspires to be champion of the racing world with the help of his family and his high-tech Mach 5 automobile. (135 mins.)
“ $114,479,584 ” - chand-suhas
 
9.
Heaven's Gate (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A dramatization of the real-life Johnson County War in 1890 Wyoming, in which a sheriff born into wealth attempts to protect immigrant farmers from rich cattle interests. (325 mins.)
Director: Michael Cimino
“ $114,281,677 ” - chand-suhas
 
10.
Stealth (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Deeply ensconced in a top-secret military program, three pilots struggle to bring an artificial intelligence program under control before it initiates the next world war. (121 mins.)
Director: Rob Cohen
“ $111,700,123 ” - chand-suhas
 
11.
Green Lantern (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Reckless test pilot Hal Jordan is granted an alien ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers that inducts him into an intergalactic police force, the Green Lantern Corps. (114 mins.)
Director: Martin Campbell
“ $108,633,050 ” - chand-suhas
 
12.
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A scientist makes a last stand on Earth with the help of a ragtag team of soldiers against an invasion of alien phantoms. (106 mins.)
“ $107,454,858 ” - chand-suhas
 
13.
The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The death of Marcus Aurelius leads to a succession crisis, in which the deceased emperor's son, Commodus, demonstrates that he is unwilling to let anything undermine his claim to the Roman Empire. (188 mins.)
Director: Anthony Mann
“ $106,783,262 ” - chand-suhas
 
14.
Supernova (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Supernova chronicles the search and rescue patrol of a medical ship in deep space in the early 22nd... (90 mins.)
Director: Thomas Lee
“ $101,449,407 ” - chand-suhas
 
15.
Battlefield Earth (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
After enslavement and near extermination by an alien race in the year 3000, humanity begins to fight back. (118 mins.)
Director: Roger Christian
“ $98,888,497 ” - chand-suhas
 
16.
Inchon (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
A noisy and absurd re-telling of the great 1950 invasion of Inchon during the Korean War which was masterminded by General Douglas MacArthur. (140 mins.)
Director: Terence Young
“ $98,257,655 ” - chand-suhas
 
17.
Raise the Titanic (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the Titanic. (115 mins.)
Director: Jerry Jameson
“ $93,082,391 ” - chand-suhas
 
18.
Treasure Planet (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A Disney animated version of "Treasure Island". The only difference is that the film is set in outer space with alien worlds and other galactic wonders. (95 mins.)
“ $90,994,717 ” - chand-suhas
 
19.
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
Tasked with destroying each other, an FBI agent and a rogue DIA agent soon discover that there's a much bigger enemy at work. (91 mins.)
Director: Kaos
“ $90,547,743 ” - chand-suhas
 
20.
The Postman (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A nameless drifter dons a postman's uniform and bag of mail as he begins a quest to inspire hope to the survivors living in post-apocalyptic America. (177 mins.)
Director: Kevin Costner
“ $90,302,318 ” - chand-suhas
 
21.
Red Planet (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Astronauts, and their robotic dog AMEE (Autonomous Mapping Evaluation and Evasion), search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry. (106 mins.)
Director: Antony Hoffman
“ $89,794,713 ” - chand-suhas
 
22.
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
When Russia's first nuclear submarine malfunctions on its maiden voyage, the crew must race to save the ship and prevent a nuclear disaster. (138 mins.)
Director: Kathryn Bigelow
“ $89,524,251 ” - chand-suhas
 
23.
Monkeybone (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
In a coma, a cartoonist finds himself trapped within his own underground creation and must find a way to get back, while racing against his popular but treacherous character, Monkeybone. (93 mins.)
Director: Henry Selick
“ $89,115,928 ” - chand-suhas
 
24.
Lolita (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A man marries his landlady so he can take advantage of her daughter. (137 mins.)
Director: Adrian Lyne
“ $88,099,477 ” - chand-suhas
 
25.
Windtalkers (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two U.S. Marines in WWII are assigned to protect Navajo Marines who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher. (134 mins.)
Director: John Woo
“ $87,053,506 ” - chand-suhas
 
26.
Dudley Do-Right (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Inept Canadian mountie Dudley Do-Right chases after villian Snidely Whiplash and woos girlfriend Nell Fenwick. (77 mins.)
Director: Hugh Wilson
“ $86,462,101 ” - chand-suhas
 
27.
The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
When enemies Boris, Natasha and Fearless leader escape into the real world with a nefarious scheme, Rocky & Bullwinkle do the same and team up with a young F.B.I. agent to stop the trio. (92 mins.)
Director: Des McAnuff
“ $85,650,399 ” - chand-suhas
 
28.
Soldier (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A soldier is dumped on a waste disposal planet and lives among a community of crash survivors on the planet and takes it upon himself to defend his new home when genetic engineered soldiers are ordered to eliminate the crash survivors. (99 mins.)
Director: Paul Anderson
“ $85,553,287 ” - chand-suhas
 
29.
Gigli (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.4/10 X  
The violent story about how a criminal lesbian, a tough-guy hit-man with a heart of gold, and a mentally challenged man came to be best friends through a hostage. (121 mins.)
Director: Martin Brest
“ $84,310,564 ” - chand-suhas
 
30.
Around the World in 80 Days (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief, and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days. (120 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
“ $83,450,070 ” - chand-suhas
 
31.
Ishtar (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Two terrible lounge singers get booked to play a gig in a Moroccan hotel but somehow become pawns in an international power play between the CIA, the Emir of Ishtar, and the rebels trying to overthrow his regime. (107 mins.)
Director: Elaine May
“ $83,105,957 ” - chand-suhas
 
32.
The Great Raid (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Taking place towards the end of WWII, 500 American Soldiers have been entrapped in a camp for 3 years. Beginning to give up hope they will ever be rescued, a group of Rangers goes on a dangerous mission to try and save them. (132 mins.)
Director: John Dahl
“ $82,383,222 ” - chand-suhas
 
33.
Hudson Hawk (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A cat burglar is forced to steal Da Vinci works of art for a world domination plot. (100 mins.)
Director: Michael Lehmann
“ $81,531,622 ” - chand-suhas
 
34.
Beloved (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of her deceased daughter. (172 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Demme
“ $81,485,960 ” - chand-suhas
 
35.
A Sound of Thunder (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
When a scientist sent back to the prehistoric era strays off the path he causes a chain of events that alters history in disastrous ways. (101 mins.)
Director: Peter Hyams
“ $81,316,816 ” - chand-suhas
 
36.
Hart's War (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A law student becomes a lieutenant during World War II, is captured and asked to defend a black prisoner of war falsely accused of murder. (125 mins.)
Director: Gregory Hoblit
“ $81,033,725 ” - chand-suhas
 
37.
The Nutcracker in 3D (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Set in 1920s Vienna, this is a tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve. (110 mins.)
“ $80,274,654 ” - chand-suhas
 
38.
Osmosis Jones (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank. (95 mins.)
“ $80,029,975 ” - chand-suhas
 
39.
Land of the Lost (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
On his latest expedition, Dr. Rick Marshall is sucked into a space-time vortex alongside his research assistant and a redneck survivalist. In this alternate universe, the trio make friends with a primate named Chaka, their only ally in a world full of dinosaurs and other fantastic creatures. (102 mins.)
Director: Brad Silberling
“ $78,486,163 ” - chand-suhas
 
40.
Krull (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
A prince and a fellowship of companions set out to rescue his bride from a fortress of alien invaders who have arrived on their home planet. (116 mins.)
Director: Peter Yates
“ $78,124,982 ” - chand-suhas
 
41.
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
After an explosion in space and subsequent two-minute radio-out period, two astronauts return home to their wives. Slightly it's revealed that they're not the same as they were. (109 mins.)
Director: Rand Ravich
“ $77,291,942 ” - chand-suhas
 
42.
How Do You Know (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau. (121 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
“ $76,022,639 ” - chand-suhas
 
43.
The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An account of Baron Munchausen's supposed travels and fantastical experiences with his band of misfits. (126 mins.)
Director: Terry Gilliam
“ $75,748,843 ” - chand-suhas
 
44.
Jack Frost (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever. (101 mins.)
Director: Troy Miller
“ $71,918,152 ” - chand-suhas
 
45.
The Cotton Club (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The Cotton Club was a famous night club in Harlem. The story follows the people that visited the club... (127 mins.)
Director: Francis Coppola
“ $71,744,335 ” - chand-suhas
 
46.
Hard Rain (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In Huntingburg, the armored truck with three million dollars driven by Tom and his Uncle Charlie gets... (97 mins.)
Director: Mikael Salomon
“ $71,478,963 ” - chand-suhas
 
47.
Fathers' Day (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
A woman cons two old boyfriends into searching for her runaway son by convincing both that they are the boy's father. (98 mins.)
Director: Ivan Reitman
“ $71,402,019 ” - chand-suhas
 
48.
Pirates (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The adventures of pirate Captain Red and his first mate Frog. (121 mins.)
Director: Roman Polanski
“ $71,362,688 ” - chand-suhas
 
49.
Lucky Numbers (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A television weatherman scams a local lottery. (105 mins.)
Director: Nora Ephron
“ $70,325,544 ” - chand-suhas
 
50.
Holy Man (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Eddie Murphy stars as an over-the-top television evangelist who finds a way to turn television home shopping into a religious experience, and takes America by storm. (114 mins.)
Director: Stephen Herek
“ $68,343,218 ” - chand-suhas