And The Biggest Box Office Bomb of 2013 Is…

The year is drawing to a close, and that means news outlets are starting to take a long look back at what sucked the most about 2013. This time, it’s about the returns on some of the year’s most expensive movies. The Wikileaks movie The Fifth Estate starring Sherlock and Star Trek Into Darkness star Benedict Cumberbatch was the biggest bomb of 2013, according to Metro. (Of course, you can always check out COED’s Most Anticipated Movies of 2014.)

The film’s budget was a rather modest one compared to most mainstream Hollywood films, just over $27.7 million to be exact. Unfortunately, it only took in $5.8 million and that’s from global ticket sales. It probably didn’t help that the real Julian Assange openly criticized the movie and even warned Cumberbatch not to star in it and considering that he’ll most decidedly spend the rest of his life on the lam, you can take advice like that from the king of bad mistakes to the bank.

Other big bombs of 2013 includes Sylvester Stallone’s randomly named action film Bullet to the Head, Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman’s corporate thriller Paranoia, Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez’s action flick Parker and Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe’s team-up for Broken City. Speaking of which, could their be a more appropriate title for a lackluster Hollywood movie season than Broken City? Sometimes it seems that Hollywood is trying to warn us…

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