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Not every movie can be a hit, and some blockbusters offer far more than their big budget and failure to dominate the box office might suggest. Here's our look at ten fascinating failures...
There are blockbuster movies that fail for good reason. Jonah Hex, Town & Country, Catwoman - they deserved their fate, really. In fact, there are films that made bucketloads of cash that didn't deserve their success, too. You can probably name a few of them quite easily.
But what we're interested in here are the blockbuster movies that struggled to make an impact, yet have something about them that makes them worthy of discussion many, many years later. Some of the films we're about to discuss are outright box office flops. Some simply didn't meet commercial expectations. All of them, to some degree, disappointed the studios that backed them.
Some of these aren't, all in honesty, particularly good. »
Living History! Lost city of Atlantis destroyed by Earthquake Tsunami similar to the one that hit Japan? [Mar. 12] It's been a decade now since Michael J. Fox, who is struggling with Parkinson's, starred as the voice of Milo Thatch in the animated film Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), but not hearing the word Atlantis in the press as often has not dampened the spirits of those who search for it. Now, a team of scientists and geologists believe they may have discovered the fabled lost city of Atlantis ... in Spain of all places. A U.S. lead archaeology research team believes they may have found the fabled Atlantis, a place that the Ancient philosophers and historians had mentioned as real but having been destroyed, in the mud flats of southern Spain. The exciting contemporary living history news comes as a timely announcement. Why? Because scientists believe it was washed away by a giant tsunami, »
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