13 Movies That "Bombed" (That Actually Made A Ton Of Money)

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13 Movies That "Bombed" (That Actually Made A Ton Of Money)

Despite turning a profit (technically), some movies don't quite penetrate the cultural zeitgeist enough to be considered a success. Whether it was a case of bad performances, bad writing, bad direction, or even bad effects (or all of the above), audiences and critics didn’t seem to have vibed with what they were seeing. Sometimes, a film can do everything right but still not quite make it, due to a length that leaves viewers fatigued or perhaps a story that doesn’t resonate with anyone. Quality of the production aside, it’s a sad fact that not everything put to screen can be a winner. Of course, even blockbuster failures can still rake in the dough, and that is what, of course, it almost always all comes down to for the studios and the execs backing the production. Here are a Baker's Dozen movies that performed fine on paper but failed in our hearts. 

BLADE RUNNER 2049 BUDGET: $150 MILLION EARNINGS: $260 MILLION CRACKED.COM Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, the sequel to the watershed science fiction film barely made back its money after advertising costs.

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A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD BUDGET: $92 MILLION EARNINGS: $304 MILLION CRACKED.COM The final nail in the coffin to a series that has had one foot in the grave for a while, with a near total character assassination of John McClane.

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THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. BUDGET: $75 MILLION EARNINGS: $107 MILLION GRACKED.COM Despite high marks from critics and audiences, and Henry Cavill coming hot off of his role as Superman, word of mouth couldn't save this classic remake.

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RUSH HOUR 3 BUDGET: $140 MILLION EARNINGS: $258 MILLION CRACKED.COM Made 6 years after the last movie, the magic between Chan and Tucker was gone, and the series stopped dead in its tracks.

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