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Subject: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Max Power on 12/20/06 at 1:46 pm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Box-office_bomb

Which film that bombed in the box office do you enjoy the most? Some are actually hits but failed to recoup the budget however.

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: spaceace on 12/20/06 at 2:12 pm

The movie Head staring the Monkees.

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: whistledog on 12/20/06 at 4:10 pm

by decade:

80s: Streets of Fire
90s: The 13th Warrior
00s: Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow

I can't think of any bombs I saw of movies earlier than the 80s

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: JamieMcBain on 12/20/06 at 8:48 pm

Streets of Fire is one of my favorite films.

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Tanya1976 on 12/21/06 at 8:24 am

I'm probably the only one who didn't have an issue with Howard the Duck. Other than that, Showgirls (okay, it's cheesy, but I can think of worse movies).

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Foo Bar on 12/22/06 at 7:02 pm

I have had it with these mut*cough*in' snakes on this mu*ahem*kin' plane!

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Snoopygirl on 12/22/06 at 7:57 pm

I always loved Maximum Overdrive. It was so bad it was good. Plus the soundtrack rocked!

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Max Power on 12/23/06 at 4:21 pm


I have had it with these mut*cough*in' snakes on this mu*ahem*kin' plane!


Not really a bomb since it was able to recoup the budget. Just a box office disappointment.

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 12/25/06 at 10:59 pm

Repo Man

Definitely.  There are plenty of other box office flops I like, but "Repo Man" is far and away the #1.

In my top 10 favorite movies of all time, made 128,000 at the box office even thought it starred Emilio Estevez and Harry Dean Stanton.  Within two years college kids picked up on it, and it became the "cult classic" it is today.

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: spaceace on 12/26/06 at 8:10 am


Repo Man

Definitely.  There are plenty of other box office flops I like, but "Repo Man" is far and away the #1.

In my top 10 favorite movies of all time, made 128,000 at the box office even thought it starred Emilio Estevez and Harry Dean Stanton.  Within two years college kids picked up on it, and it became the "cult classic" it is today.


One of Mike Nesmith finest films!!! :)

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Rice_Cube on 12/26/06 at 2:02 pm

Hudson Hawk :D

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: KKay on 12/26/06 at 3:56 pm


Hudson Hawk :D


Love it.  Great one.

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: CatwomanofV on 12/26/06 at 4:03 pm


Streets of Fire is one of my favorite films.



I love that movie.


I'm sure there are a bunch but I can't think of them right now.



Cat

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Tam on 12/26/06 at 4:04 pm

Less Than Zero
The Object of my Affection

Has to be more.......

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: whistledog on 12/26/06 at 9:29 pm

I forgot about The Island ... best movie I saw (so far) in the 00s, and I always forget it was a bomb.

other ones I enjoy ..

Caddyshack II (1988) (I thought it was better than the original; I may also be the only person in the world who thinks so.  lol)
The Salton Sea (2002)

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: MaxwellSmart on 12/27/06 at 2:10 am



The Salton Sea (2002)



Was it filmed on location at the Salton Sea?

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: whistledog on 12/27/06 at 2:53 am


Was it filmed on location at the Salton Sea?


It was yes

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Philip Eno on 11/20/11 at 2:36 pm

Heaven's Gate

I saw it when it first came out around 1980, and I do wish to see it again.

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: whistledog on 11/21/11 at 7:14 pm


Heaven's Gate

I saw it when it first came out around 1980, and I do wish to see it again.


That one is an infamous bomb and is often referenced in other box office bombs.

- "It may have been a box office bomb, but it was no Heaven's Gate"
- "The Movie Heaven's Gate wanted to be"

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Dagwood on 11/21/11 at 7:22 pm


I always loved Maximum Overdrive. It was so bad it was good. Plus the soundtrack rocked!


Agreed.  Maximum Overdrive is awesome.  "Curtis, are you dead?!"

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: CatwomanofV on 11/21/11 at 8:20 pm

Grease 2.



Cat

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: whistledog on 11/21/11 at 8:42 pm


Grease 2.



Cat


I liked that one better than the first Grease with John and Olivia

Subject: Re: Favorite box office flop

Written By: Dagwood on 11/21/11 at 9:17 pm


Grease 2.



Cat


I love Grease 2 as well.

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