Forbes announced the Top 10 Movie Flops of 2013. The films listed in this article failed to earn back their budgets.
Let’s have a quick peek at the top 5:
The Fifth Estate sits at the top of the list. The Benedict Cumberbatch starrer helmed by Bill Condon (“Gods and Monsters”) earned just $6 million at the global box office on a budget of $28 million (21% return). The Sylvester Stallone hitman thriller slides into second place earning just $9 million at the global box office (36% return).“Paranoia” takes third place which include the likes of Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman and Liam Hemsworth. The movie that centres an entry-level employee who spies on his boss’s old mentor, garnered only $13.5 million at the global box office on a budget of $35 million (36% return). “Parker“ ranks fourth, with Jennifer Lopez and Jason Statham attached as the stars. The film raked in $19 million on a $35 million budget (36% return),“Broken City” is one of the big surprises on the list, starring Mark Wahlberg and co-starring Russell Crowe. Wahlberg’s homerun efforts with “Ted” and “Contraband” did not see him through for a third time. The movie earned just $19 million on a $35 million budget (54% return).
The dance movie “Battle of the Year,” starring Chris Brown, returned only 55%. Action thriller “Getaway” takes the sixth spot. The Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez starrer returned only 58%. Rounding out the bottom three: Peeples (60%), R.I.P.D (60%) and The Big Wedding (63%)