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Old 08-25-03, 04:40 AM
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How many of the 10 Biggest Box Office Bombs do you own

After seeing the MSN article listing the 10 Biggest Box Office Bombs in the Gigli thread I wondered how many of the 8 that are on DVD do you own. MSN actually list 11 but I am not going to include there number 10 (Howard The Duck) because I don't consider it a bomb & because Gigli will be replacing it on the list anyways.

# title budget gross

10.Hudson Hawk $60+ mil - $16 mil
9.Ishtar $55mil - $17.2 mil (not on DVD)
8.Battlefield Earth $73 mil - $21.5mil
7.Inchon $50mil - $1.9mil (not on DVD)
6.Cleopatra $44mil ($259m today) - $26mil ($139m today)
5.Heaven's Gate $44mil - 3mil
4.The Postman $80-$100mil - $17.6 mil
3.Town & Country $85-$90mil - $6.7mil
2.CutThroat Island $100+ mil - 9.9mil (DVD OOP)
1.Pluto Nash $90-$100 mil - $4.4mil


I only own Battlefield Earth.

here is the article if anyone wants to read it
http://entertainment.msn.com/news/ar...px?news=131054
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Old 08-25-03, 04:58 AM
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Just one - Cleopatra...and I'm proud of it.

Heaven's Gate will be part of my collection in the future.

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I don't own any of them currently, but I would like to own Heaven's Gate. I do enjoy that movie quite a bit.
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None. Though i wouldn't mind having Hudson Hawk.
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Proud to say none although I almost bought Cleopatra for my dad once.
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not a one!!!!!
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0, I've only ever seen 3 of them as well...
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Don't own any of them.
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None, I haven't seen any of them either
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Re: How many of the 10 Biggest Box Office Bombs do you own

I've only seen Hudson Hawk and Battlefield Earth, but I'd like to see The Postman.
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Never seen them and don't own them.
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Cleopatra, great DVD.
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I'll admit I have some of these Stinkers.

Hudson Hawk
Cleopatra
Battlefield Earth
Pluto Nash

Hudson Hawk has a seriously undeserved-bad rap though. I've watched it a million times and find it just as funny as the first time!
Now, if it was intended as a drama as opposed to the comedy it clearly is, well then...

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Cleopatra and The Postman.
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Battlefield Earth. I would like to own Hudson Hawk though.
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I own none, but would own Hudson Hawk if I got a decent deal on it
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Cleopatra. I liked it. (Pretty case too.)
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I don't own any of them but i've came close to buying Cleopatra, but i haven''t seen it. I've seen Pluto Nash and i didn't think it was bad as i'd heard(then again i loved Dirty Work).
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None and I don't plan on getting any of those movies.
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Bought Cleopatra for the wife.

It's rather sad and amusing to see that Heaven's Gate only lost ~41 million. At the time, it was regarded as the greatest bomb of all-time, and took down a studio. It has also been attributed to the destruction of the free-wheeling '70s movie scene, which then ushered in the blockbuster era where movies routinely lose more money than that. Stupid Hollywood.
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I don't own any of those.

Why don't you consider Howard the Duck a bomb?

Budget: 30 million

Gross: 16 million
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None, although I used to own Cleopatra and Hudson Hawk.

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