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15 Biggest Box Office Flops of 2011: SUCKER PUNCH, GREEN LANTERN

Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Sucker Punch

Sucker Punch, Green Lantern, and the other 15 Biggest Box Office Flops have been announced. The Hollywood Reporter’s 15 Biggest Box Office flops list (part of their “Year in Review”) of movie disappointments contains films that are not surprising, especially Green Lantern and Conan the Barbarian. In addition, industry “analysts have revealed that this year has seen a 4% drop in domestic revenue at the box office, and as the site points out, even if a studio makes back its production budget it still splits grosses with theater owners and marketing costs. Here are their top 15 movies which failed to make an impact after being released in 2011.”

The full list of the 15 Biggest Box Office Flops of 2011 is below:

Mars Needs Moms – Budget: $150M; Global Gross: $39M
Sucker Punch – Budget: $82M; Global Gross: $89.8M
Arthur – Budget: $40M; Global Gross: $45.7M
Green Lantern – Budget: $200M; Global Gross: $219.9M
Cowboys & Aliens – Budget: $163M; Global Gross: $178.8M
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie – Budget: $9M; Global Gross: $18.7M
Conan the Barbarian – Budget: $90M; Global Gross: $48.8M
I Don’t Know How She Does It – Budget: $24M; Global Gross: $30.5M
The Thing – Budget: $38M; Global Gross: $27.4M
The Big Year – Budget: $41M; Global Gross: $7.4M
The Rum Diary – Budget: $45M; Global Gross: $21.6M
Anonymous – Budget: $30M; Global Gross: $14.8M
Tower Heist – Budget: $75M; Global Gross: $126.3M
Happy Feet Two – Budget: $135M; Global Gross: $115M
New Year’s Eve – Budget: $56M; Global Gross: $54.9M

Source: ThehollywoodreporterComicbookmovie

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Rollo Tomasi

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