8 Of The Worst Wide Release Openings In Box Office History

Published On July 7, 2015 » 763 Views» By Z-rowe »

So far, this summer has been a successful one for Hollywood. Jurassic World smashed almost every box office record in history. Avengers: Age of Ultron put up huge numbers, Inside Out broke records in the original film department, Mad Max: Fury Road seemed to surprise everyone with its brilliance.

And the money will continue to pour in with Ant-Man, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Minions, Fantastic Four, and Straight Outta Compton.

But not every film can be successful. Check out the 8 box office failures in the list below. By the way, all the films below opened in at least 1,500 theaters.

 

 

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No. 8 – “Major League: Back to the Minors” – $2.087 Million

Theater Tally: 2,322

Total Box Office: $3.5 million

Estimated Budget: $46 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 21% (15 rotten, 4 fresh)

 

 

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No. 7 – “P2” – $2.083 Million

Theater Tally: 2,131

Total Box Office: $7.7 million

Estimated Budget: $20 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 35% (45 rotten, 24 fresh)

 

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No. 6 – “Supercross” – $1.3 Million

Theater Tally: 1,621

Total Box Office: $3.3 million

Estimated Budget: $9 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6% (68 rotten, 4 fresh)

 

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No. 5 – “Batman: Mask of the Phantasm” – $1.2 Million

Theater Tally: 1,506

Total Box Office: $5.6 million

Estimated Budget: $6 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 81% (21 fresh, 5 rotten)

 

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No. 4 – “Heavenly Bodies” – $1.1 Million

Theater Tally: 1,504

Total Box Office: $1.5 million

Estimated Budget: Low?

Rotten Tomatoes Rating:  Not enough reviews, but the fan rating sits at 48%

 

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No. 3 – “Delgo” – $511,920

Theater Tally: 2,160

Total Box Office: $694,782

Estimated Budget: $40 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 12% (38 rotten, 5 fresh)

 

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No. 2 “Oogieloves In the Big Balloon Adventure” – $443,901

Theater Tally: 2,160

Total Box Office: $1 million

Estimated Budget: $20 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 27% (16 rotten, 6 fresh)

 

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No. 1 – “Creature” – $327,000

Theater Tally: 1,507

Total Box Office: $327,000

Estimated Budget: $3 million

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 11% (25 rotten, 3 fresh)

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