While Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” had a successful opening weekend, it grossed only $54 million domestically, which is roughly a third of the Weinstein Company’s No. 1 box office grosser, “Django Unchained.” Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds” also beat out “Hateful Eight” at $120 million.
The Elle Fanning animated film garnered less than $21 million at the domestic box office, despite featuring new songs from Carly Rae Jepsen, who also voiced a character in the movie. The film was also panned by critics, with a 37% on Rotten Tomatoes.
The 2013 Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner started off strong, beating out almost every other past winner of the same prize in its opening weekend with $377,285 from only seven theaters, but it topped out at $16 million domestically.
My Week With Marilyn
The 2011 Michelle Williams topliner earned only $14.6 million after opening during awards season in 2012 and nabbing a Golden Globe for Williams’ performance.
The critically panned 2014 Tim Burton film grossed $14.5 million domestically, despite starring A-listers Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz, who won the Academy Award for best supporting actor the year before.
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For
The all-star cast of Frank Miller’s follow up to 2005’s “Sin City” wasn’t enough to connect with audiences, with the Jessica Alba and Joseph Gordon-Levitt-starrer pulling in under $13.8 million domestically.
Critics were displeased with this Bradley Cooper pic, leading to an abysmal box office performance at $13.7 million.
Despite the success of fellow Michael Keaton-starrer “Birdman” the year previous, “The Founder” was a complete flop with a measly $12.8 million domestically.
The presence of ex-007 Pierce Brosnan wasn’t enough to bring this raunchy action film to box office success.
Despite critics’ adoration and “Lord of the Rings” heartthrob Viggo Mortensen, this adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s book scored a pitiful $8.1 million at the box office.
Even though it boasted direction by “Mean Girls” helmer Mark Waters and a script from “Heathers” writer Daniel Waters, “Vampire Academy’s” stale plotting brought in only $7.7 million.
Despite a stunning transformation by Matthew McConaughey, “Gold” couldn’t strike it rich.
Johnny Depp’s zealous performance wasn’t able to save the film, which found only $4.8 million at the domestic box office.
Hands of Stone
Robert De Niro starring as legendary trainer Ray Arcel in this biopic didn’t make audiences care about 2016’s “Hands of Stone.”
Critical acclaim — including a Golden Globe nomination for best motion picture – musical or comedy — wasn’t enough to save “Sing Street.”
Delay after delay hindered “Tulip Fever” — led by a strong cast that included Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Judi Dench, Christoph Waltz, and Cara Delevingne — from becoming the masterpiece The Weinstein Company hoped.
Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, and Jeremy Renner starred in this flop set in 1921 about an immigrant woman who is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville.
Jane Got a Gun
Natalie Portman, Joel Edgerton, and Ewan McGregor’s western “Jane Got a Gun” couldn’t entice audiences.
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby
Star power like Jessica Chastain, James McAvoy, and Viola Davis wasn’t enough to save 2014’s “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby.”
Madonna’s second directing gig wasn’t enough to draw attention to “W.E.”