American Flops That Are Insanely Popular In Other Countries

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People from other countries are just like us, we get that. What we don't get is how objectively mediocre things from the U.S. become wildly popular in other countries.

Our thanks to incetcan2 for tipping us off to this particular phenomenon.

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Entry by TheClam

YOU MAY KNOW HIM AS MICKEY'S DISGRUNTLED LACKEY BUT IN SWEDEN DONALD DUCK IS KIND OF A BIG DEAL EVERY CHRISTMAS EVE THE PEOPLE OF SWEDEN SIT DOWN IN F

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

The Warcraft movie is a financial flop in the US, making only $24.4 million in its opening weekend. In China, however, this 'failure' of a movie made

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Entry by Busteq

DELL WALT DISNEY'S Westem AdYenturE LORRO Zorro gives himself up to save his friends. Zorro, a Disney television series from the '50s starring Guy Wil

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Entry by Michael Voll

CRAGKEDCOM Ever hear of the Keira Knightley/ Mark Ruffalo musical BEGIN AGAIN? Well then you probably live in South Korea. I|? While this Judd Apato

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Entry by Knick-Knack

CRACKEDOON CONAN is insanely popular in Finland When he visited in 2006, they renamed the airport after him for the day and hung signs reading Welcom

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Entry by Dr.Maybe

At one point gossip girl was the most illegally streamed show in China. The number of Chinese viewers watching online was greater than the number of U

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In the USA, the 1967 version of The Jungle Book ranked 32nd in revenue among all movies, even after adjusting for inflation. This puts it well behind

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Entry by Hestutomo

A dying brand in North America, Blackberry is actually the most popular mobile phone in South Africa and Nigeria with respectively. 23 and 40 percent

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Entry by munagam07

Gloria Jean's Coffees was founded in Chicago however, it's now a National Brand of Australia with more than 450 branches spread across the country. E

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Entry by Knick-Knack

CRACKED COM MAMIMA MIA! THE MOVIE Got a luke-warm reception at home But it was Britain's highest grossing movie, beating out TITANIC and Hay roTier

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Entry by Scott Laffey

to research from the most popular Netflix show in the United Arab Emirates is GOTHAM JALV CRACKED COM

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Entry by Hestutomo

All but one of the Mister Donut stores in the US have been taken over by Dunkin Donuts, but the original brand is going strong in Japan. mister Donut

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Entry by PollyDarton

Fun Lovin'criminals had one top 40 hit in the US (Scooby Snacks) in 1996. since then, the band has had six other top 40 hits on the UK charts, had sev

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Entry by Andrea Meno

Donald Duck is one of the best-selling comics in Germany, with a core readership older than 25. Der DONALDISTI I36 nt 58 a German Donald fans, or Dona

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Entry by Maclise

Scrabble is more than just a dull family game in Senegal. In Senegal, Scrabble is a DOUBI high-profile sport with a dedicated national team. Sengalese

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R Et! B R 8191H tas FEX Largely unloved in the United States, the humble Chevrolet Astro minivan has a dedicated cult following of tuners and enthusia

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CRACKED.COM Modestly popular in her homeland, Chicago-born singer Anastacia is a huge star in Europe. Her 2004 self- titled album topped the ANASTACIA

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Entry by JarOCats

REMEMBER HANNA-BARBERA'S SHORT-LIVED 1960s CARTOON TOPCAT? LATIN AMERICA DOES. IN 2011, THE ANIMATED FEATURE DONGATOY SUPANDILL'A ITOP CAT AND HIS GAN

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Entry by PollyDarton

Russians love Jack Sparrow. IRATES THE OF CARIBBEANI On Stranger Tides and Dead Men Tell No Tales were #1 grossing movies the of 2011 and 2017 in Russ

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Kenny Rogers Roasters is pretty much a dead brand in the USA, with only one restaurant left. However, it's still wildly popular throughout Asia, espec

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Entry by Hestutomo

Shakey's Pizza used to be a big thing in America with around 500 stores at its peak; now, the chain has about 10% of that. with all but five located i

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NICOLAS CAGE is extremely popular in CHINA. QIY 1 UEA toz RIRU PPSV yourute v.ifeng. Dne MRPE CUTV IIDER dL 2017 CNLIVE nay GDOSTARS T 56 LEtVrir FSt

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