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adam sandler pixels box office bombsNobody expected “Pixels,” Adam Sandler’s homage to Pac-Man and other vintage video games, to gobble up dollars the way Sandler’s movies used to. Yet “Pixels” still disappointed, even by Sandler’s declining standards.

Predictions were in the range of $ 25 to $ 35 million for the debut of the action comedy. At least it was supposed to premiere… Continue reading 'Pixels' Bombs: Is It Game Over for Adam Sandler? ​

Biggest Box Office BombsAs you sweat through filing your taxes, remember that Hollywood does the same thing, only on a much, much bigger scale.

Obscene amounts of money are spent making and promoting movies every day and, as you well know, some… Continue reading 12 Huge Box Office Bombs (and How Much Money They Lost)

Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – $ 32.9 million

2. Django Unchained – $ 30.6 million

3. Les Miserables – $ 28.0 million

4. Parental Guidance – $ 14.8 million

5. Jack Reacher – $ 14.0 million

6. This is 40 – $ 13.1 million

7. Lincoln – $ 7.5 million

8. The Guilt Trip – $ 6.6 million

9. Monsters, Inc. 3-D – $

  • ‘The Adventures of Pluto Nash’ (2002)

    A movie about a former smuggler who starts a night club (in space!), “Pluto Nash” is not only one of August’s worst flops ever, but one of the biggest box-office busts of all time: It had production costs of about $ 120 million and only $ 7 million in worldwide profits. You do the math.

  • ‘The Astronaut’s Wife’ (1999)

    Johnny Depp! Charlize Theron! “The Astronaut’s

  • us lflagA village in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province has been completely wiped out of the map after an offensive by the US Army to get rid of the Taliban militants in the area, a media report said here. Tarok Kolache, a small settlement in Kandahar near the Arghandad River Valley, has been completely erased from the map, […] Continue reading US bombs erase Afghan village from map