Now, its end of 2017 where box-office has shorted out the status of the movies where some has been hits and flops and many movies are still running over theaters and breaking the records. It’s also worth bearing in mind that the higher the budget, the higher the expected return – to a $20m film which makes $40m isn’t bad while a $200m movie which makes $220m would be considered a big failure. Therefore we’ve had to make some judgment calls on what makes the list, including titles that took less than expected or failed critically as well as those that were out-and-out financial disasters. So here, let’s check out list of the Top 10 Flops Movies Of 2017 At The Box Office.
1. Blade Runner
Blade Runner 2049 is an American neo-noir science fiction film starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford, with Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, and Jared Leto in supporting roles. The film is about a young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who’s been missing for thirty years.
2. King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is an epic fantasy movie starring Charlie Hunnam as the eponymous character, with Jude Law, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen and Eric Bana in supporting roles. The film grossed $148 million worldwide against its $175 million production budget, with critics “warning audiences to stay away”. The film is about Arthur who pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy – whether he likes it or not.
CHiPs is an American action comedy buddy cop film based on the 1977–1983 television series of the same name created by Rick Rosner which is starring Shepard, Michael Peña and Rosa Salazar, Adam Brody and Vincent D’Onofrio in supporting roles. The film is about a rookie officer played by Shepard who teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involve some crooked cops. The film proved box-office flop with its collection of 18.6 million over the budget of 25 million.
4. A Cure for Wellness
A Cure for Wellness is a psychological horror-thriller film starring Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, and Mia Goth in the lead role. The film revolves around a young American executive who is sent to retrieve his company’s CEO from an idyllic but mysterious “wellness center” at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. The film has performed poorly at the box office, grossing $26 million against its $40 million production budget.
5. Ghost in the Shell
Ghost in the Shell is an American science fiction action film starring Scarlett Johansson as a cybernetic superhero. This is kind of film where she herself as anti-terrorist operative while tracing down shadowy villain Kuze. The film has designed future setting approach on practical effects, action sequences and musical score. She was searching for the answer to the nature of her identity. It grossed $169 million worldwide against a production budget of $110 million.
6. All I See Is You
All I See Is You is a psychological drama film starring Blake Lively and Jason Clarke in the lead role. The plot tells the story of a blind woman and her husband. Her increased confidence makes her husband jealous.The film at the end of its theatrical run grossed $217,644 over the budget of 30 millions.
Baywatch is an American action comedy film starring Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Jon Bass, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach and Priyanka Chopra.The film performed well over box-office but not as per its expectation. The plot follows lifeguard Mitch Buchannon and his team, who in an effort to save their beach have to take down a drug lord. The film grossed $177 million worldwide and received negative reviews from critics.
Life is an American science fiction horror film starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Rebecca Ferguson, and Ryan Reynolds. The film had received mix reviews as it follows the story of the team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth. The film earns 51 million against budget of 58 million without marketing.
9. Lost City of Z
Lost City of Z is an American biographical adventure drama which portrays real events surrounding the British explorer Percy Fawcett, who was sent to Bolivia and made several attempts to find a supposed ancient lost city in the Amazon. The film is starring Charlie Hunnam as Fawcett and Robert Pattinson as his fellow explorer, Henry Costin; and Sienna Miller as his wife, Nina Fawcett. It grossed only $17.2 million against a $30 million budget.
10. Monster Trucks
Monster Trucks is an American comedy film starring Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Amy Ryan, Rob Lowe, Danny Glover, Barry Pepper and Holt McCallany, and follows a high schooler who finds an escaped monster living in his truck. It has received mixed reviews from critics. Monster Trucks grossed $64 million worldwide against its $125 million budget.