Hugh Jackman rarely misses, but this new take on Peter Pan didn’t soar with critics or moviegoers.
By the hammer of Thor! Chris Hemsworth out of spandex did not deliver. The hacker flick made $8 million (you read correctly) of a reported $70 million budget.
“Game of Thrones” hero Emilia Clarke and a resurrected franchise could not notch a stateside win for Paramount, though the cyborg played well abroad.
Sony’s reboot attempt got stomped by critics and rather shockingly abandoned by Marvel fans, eeking out $55 million in the U.S. after spending $120 million on production.
The huge success of Neill Blomkamp‘s “District 9” brought a nice sense memory to the marketing of “Chappie,” but couldn’t get butts in seats.
Jem and the Holograms
Giving live-action life to the beloved ’80s cartoon seemed foolproof — and then ‘Jem’ went on to break records for the lowest box office opening of all time at $1.37 million.
Rock the Kasbah
Bill Murray is so universally beloved it’s hard to imagine an aging rocker tale wouldn’t resonate across generations. But that’s how history will tell it, even with gorgeous Kate Hudson in tow.
Magic Mike XXL
Channing Tatum‘s original stripper opus was a phenomenon, but the sequel seemed to prefer bare stomachs over decent script pages. The “XXL” sequel is a loose, often awkward journey that failed to deliver the laughs and excess of the original.
Aloha means hello and goodbye on the shores of Hawaii — and American audiences chose the latter sentiment for the Cameron Crowe bomb.
Guillermo del Toro is a visionary, but no one could turn a blind eye to the numbers for this spooky epic — $31 million return on a $60 million budget.