As 'Battleship' Flops: Ten Other Memorable Box-Office Bombs

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To have one giant money-losing tentpole is unfortunate. To have two starts to look careless, and that's what's happened to Taylor Kitsch. The actor, who broke out on TV's "Friday Night Lights," was seen as Hollywood's next great hope, picked out to star in two great big blockbusters with a combined cost of half-a-billion dollars. But when "John Carter" arrived in March, the film wildly underperformed, with Disney taking a hit of at least $100 million on the project. And after this weekend, it looks that his other film, "Battleship," is going to lose similar amounts.

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Defectiv3_Detectiv32731d ago

Battleship has actually done great business overseas, enough in fact to make it's budget back. Had it done just a little better in America, it would be a shoe in for a sequel.

HenderShot2731d ago

Yes. Grossed over $200million overseas, which is pretty good compared to John Carter