Based on box office numbers, and adjusted for inflation, these are the worst films ever made. Which movies have nearly bankrupted Hollywood studios and destroyed careers? Click “Next” to see the biggest box office fails of all time.
Thanks to major production setbacks, including cost and time overruns, negative press, and rumors about director Michael Cimino’s overbearing style, Heaven’s Gate opened to poor reviews and poor earnings. The epic Western nearly ended the studio, United Artists, and destroyed the reputation of Cimino, whose previous film, ‘The Deer Hunter,’ won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Director a year earlier. However, as time has passed critics appear to have warmed up to this film, with some describing the flick as a “modern masterpiece.”
Estimated Loss: $120,953,664