GREEN LANTERN And COWBOYS & ALIENS Among 2011's Biggest Box Office Flops
Conan the Barbarian, Cowboys & Aliens, Green Lantern, The Thing and many more have made it onto The Hollywood Reporter's list of the 15 biggest box office flops of 2011. Read on for more.
The Hollywood Reporter (via IGN Movies) has released the following list as a part of their "THR Year In Review". Industry analysts have revealed that this year has seen a 4% drop in domestic revenue at the box office, and as the site points out, even if a studio makes back its production budget it still splits grosses with theater owners and marketing costs. Here are their top 15 movies which failed to make an impact after being released in 2011.
Mars Needs Moms - Budget: $150M; Global Gross: $39M
Sucker Punch - Budget: $82M; Global Gross: $89.8M
Arthur - Budget: $40M; Global Gross: $45.7M
Green Lantern - Budget: $200M; Global Gross: $219.9M
Cowboys & Aliens - Budget: $163M; Global Gross: $178.8M
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie - Budget: $9M; Global Gross: $18.7M
Conan the Barbarian - Budget: $90M; Global Gross: $48.8M
I Don't Know How She Does It - Budget: $24M; Global Gross: $30.5M
The Thing - Budget: $38M; Global Gross: $27.4M
The Big Year - Budget: $41M; Global Gross: $7.4M
The Rum Diary - Budget: $45M; Global Gross: $21.6M
Anonymous - Budget: $30M; Global Gross: $14.8M
Tower Heist - Budget: $75M; Global Gross: $126.3M
Happy Feet Two - Budget: $135M; Global Gross: $115M
New Year's Eve - Budget: $56M; Global Gross: $54.9M
The chances of a Green Lantern sequel seem to be getting dimmer! Which of these box office "flops" did you enjoy the most? Sound off with your thoughts below.
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