Top 10 Movie Flops of 2013 - GeekShizzle

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).

No.6-10:

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%)

 

Top 10 Movie Flops of 2013

1. The Fifth Estate – Budget: $28 million, Global box office: $6 million

Return: 21%

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2. Bullet to the Head – Budget: $25 million, Global box office: $9 million

Return: 36%

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3. Paranoia – Budget: $35 million, Global box office: $13.5 million

Return: 39%

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4. Parker – Budget: $35 million, Global box office: $17 million

Return: 49%

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5. Broken City – Budget: $35 million, Global box office:$19 million

Return: 54%

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6. Battle of the Year – Budget: $20 million, Global box office: $11 million

Return: 55%

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7. Getaway – Budget: $18 million, Global box office: $10.5 million

Return: 58%

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8. Peeples – Budget: $15 million, Global box office: $9 million

Return: 60%

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9. R.I.P.D. – Budget: $130 million, Global box office: $78 million

Return: 60%

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10. The Big Wedding – Budget: $35 million, Global box office: $22 million

Return: 63%

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