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23 Box Office Bombs Worth Your Time (and Where To Find Them)

23 Box Office Bombs Worth Your Time (and Where To Find Them)

They may have whiffed it in theaters, but that won’t define these wrongly maligned movies.

In Hollywood, they all can’t be winners, which sadly means a lot of great films happen to become a bust at the box office.


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However, movies live on far, far past their time in cinemas, which means second chances come aplenty for critical re-evaluations. This, combined with seemingly obscure films finding new audiences by randomly dropping on Netflix, inspired us to assemble 23 box office duds that you won’t regret judging for yourself.

1.

Bad Times at the El Royale


Twentieth Century Fox / Entertainment Pictures / Alamy

From The Cabin in the Woods director Drew Goddard, this ensemble mystery-thriller follows a group of shady characters converging on a novelty hotel on the California-Nevada border, each of whom harbor a dangerous secret that sets off a perilous chain of events.

Where to watch: Bad Times at the El Royale is currently available to stream on Spectrum on Demand.

2.

Monkeybone


20th Century Fox /  United Archives GmbH / Alamy

Henry Selick went from The Nightmare Before Christmas and James and the Giant Peach to this raunchy, imaginative, and criminally unseen comedy about a cartoonist who finds himself in an absurd purgatory after falling into a coma.

Where to watch: Monkeybone is available for rental on Video-on-Demand.

3.

The Last Castle


Collection Christophel / DreamWorks SKG / Robert Lawrence Productions / Alamy

Though it failed to connect with audiences, this action film, headlined by the likes of Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo, and Delroy Lindo, showcases the emotional struggle between a rebellious prisoner (Redford) and a vindictive warden (Gandolfini) at an unscrupulous military prison.

Where to watch: The Last Castle is currently streaming on Starz.

4.

Deep Rising


Hollywood Pictures / Ronald Grant Archive / Alamy

This simply awesome action-horror hybrid follows a group of mercenaries who attempt to rob a luxury cruise ship, only to discover a much more terrifying threat aboard the ship.

Where to watch: Deep Rising is currently streaming on Hoopla.

5.

3000 Miles to Graceland


Prod DB / Warner Bros. / Alamy

Kevin Costner and Kurt Russell headline this pulpy action flick about a…

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