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Films that made a big flop


Here are films that made flops in the box office, that did cost more than they earned.
Neptune's Daughter
Directed by Herbert Brenon, Otis Turner
Origin USA
Genres Fantasy
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Mermaids in film
Actors Annette Kellerman, William Welsh, Leah Baird, Herbert Brenon, Edmund Mortimer, Marguerite Courtot

La fille du roi Neptune prend une forme humaine pour venger la mort de sa jeune sœur qui a été capturée dans un filet de pêche. Cependant, elle tombe amoureuse du roi, celui qu'elle considère comme responsable...
The Irishman, 3h30
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Mob film, Historical, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, Harvey Keitel, Anna Paquin, Bobby Cannavale

Depuis sa maison de retraite, Frank Sheeran se remémore sa vie. Vétéran de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, « The Irishman » officie à Philadelphie comme chauffeur de camion dans les années 1950. Accusé de vol, il est défendu par l'avocat Bill Bufalino. Ce dernier lui présente son cousin, Russell Bufalino. Frank se lie rapidement avec Russell et se rapproche peu à peu de la mafia italienne locale. Il devient un homme à tout faire et un tueur à gages efficace. Russell lui présente alors l'un des hommes les plus puissants des États-Unis, Jimmy Hoffa, président du puissant syndicat International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
The Irishman
Directed by Martin Scorsese
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Films about music and musicians, Films about the labor movement, Musical films, Gangster films
Actors Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel, Joe Pesci, Bobby Cannavale, Ray Romano

L'intrigue du film est basée sur le livre de Charles Brandt , paru en 2004, I Heard You Paint Houses.
Pokémon the Movie: Hoopa and the Clash of Ages, 1h13
Directed by Kunihiko Yuyama
Genres Action, Adventure, Animation
Themes Films about computing, Jeu, Films about video games, Films based on video games, Children's films
Actors Rica Matsumoto, Yūki Kaji, Mariya Ise, Mayuki Makiguchi, Megumi Hayashibara, Shin-ichiro Miki

In Dèsser City, around one hundred years ago, a Pokémon named Hoopa Unbound appears boasting how strong it is. It summons Kyogre and Groudon from its interdimensional rings, battling them back and impressing the townspeople, and asking if they were surprised. But when it appears again, summoning Reshiram, Zekrom, and Regigigas, the battle between all the Legendary Pokémon begins to destroy the town. The townspeople cry out to stop, but Hoopa Unbound is too determined to show off. Suddenly, a man appears, an Arceus necklace around his neck, holding an item called the Prison Bottle. Hoopa Unbound is sucked into the bottle, saving the town and halting its rampage.
Mars Needs Moms, 1h28
Directed by Simon Wells
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Adventure, Animation
Themes Space adventure films, Mars in film, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Martiens, Space opera, Children's films, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Seth Green, Dan Fogler, Elisabeth Harnois, Breckin Meyer, Mindy Sterling, Tom Everett Scott

Nine-year-old Milo (Seth Green, voice-over by Seth Dusky) is just beginning summer vacation, and his father (Tom Everett Scott) is leaving for a business trip. While Milo is wanting his summer to be a fun one, his mother (Joan Cusack) assigns him chores and tasks like taking out the trash. At dinnertime, Milo is given broccoli. His mother has a "no broccoli, no TV" rule which Milo cleverly evades. When Milo feeds his broccoli to his cat, his mom grounds him and sends him to bed early. After a heated argument with his mother, Milo wishes that he never had a mom. Later that night, his wish comes true when his mother is abducted by Martians who plan to steal her "momness" to rear their own young.
Onward
Onward (2020)

Directed by Dan Scanlon
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure, Animation, Romance
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Children's films
Actors Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Octavia Spencer, Mel Rodriguez, Haley Tju

Ian et Barley Lightfoot ont perdu leur père très tôt. Ils habitent une ville de banlieue peuplée de créatures fantastiques (elfes, trolls, lutins ou encore licornes), mais dont la magie ancestrale a peu à peu disparu. Les deux jeunes frères partent à sa recherche à bord de leur van Guinevere, dans l'espoir de passer un dernier jour avec leur père.
The Adventures of Pluto Nash, 1h35
Directed by Ron Underwood
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Comedy, Action, Adventure, Comic science fiction
Themes Space adventure films, Sur la Lune, Comedy science fiction films, Films set in the future, Space opera, Gangster films, Sur la Lune
Actors Eddie Murphy, Randy Quaid, Rosario Dawson, Joe Pantoliano, Jay Mohr, Luis Guzmán

In 2079, there is a colony on the Moon called Little America. A retired smuggler called Pluto Nash (Eddie Murphy), who just left prison, buys a nightclub, in an attempt to fulfil a long-time wish of his. Additionally, this prevents the murder by ingestion of battery acid of the club's previous owner, Anthony Frankowski (Jay Mohr), a Polish polka dancer, by mobsters Gino (Burt Young) and Larry (Lillo Brancato) whom Anthony owed money to. Pluto rebuilds the club and establishes it as "Club Pluto." In the next seven years, Club Pluto becomes a very popular Little America nightclub. Its staff consists of Pluto himself, a Hispanic assistant, and an android named Bruno (Randy Quaid), an inferior 63 plus model.
Cutthroat Island, 2h4
Directed by Renny Harlin
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Swashbuckler, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films, Pirate films
Actors Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin, Patrick Malahide, Stan Shaw

In 1668 Jamaica, Morgan Adams hunts down her uncle and fellow pirate Dawg Brown, who has captured her father, Black Harry. Black Harry has one of three pieces of a map to a huge stash of gold on the remote Cutthroat Island. Dawg has another piece, having stolen it from the corpse of a third brother, Richard, while a fourth brother, Mordechai, has the last piece. Harry refuses to give Dawg his piece and escapes with Morgan's help, but not before being mortally wounded. A dying Harry reveals to his daughter the location of the map piece: on his scalp.
Live by Night, 2h9
Directed by Ben Affleck, Dennis Lehane, Rand Ravich
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Sienna Miller, Ben Affleck, Chris Messina, Zoe Saldana, Elle Fanning, Chris Cooper

Set in the 1920s, the story follows Joe Coughlin, the prodigal son of a Boston police captain. After moving to Ybor City, Coughlin becomes a bootlegger and a rum-runner and, later, a notorious gangster.
Chic!
Chic! (2015)
, 1h43
Directed by Jérôme Cornuau
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy
Actors Fanny Ardant, Marina Hands, Éric Elmosnino, Laurent Stocker, Catherine Hosmalin, Philippe Duquesne

Alicia Ricosi, styliste mondialement célébrée de la prestigieuse maison de haute couture dirigée par Hélène, a perdu l'inspiration à quelques semaines de la présentation des collections... Le seul capable de faire renaître son inspiration, c'est Julien, le jardinier qu'Hélène vient de licencier sans ménagement ! Mais entre l'hystérie d'un univers du luxe où tout n'est qu'apparences et codes, et la réalité verdoyante rythmée par la nature du monde de Julien, rien ne dit qu'une étincelle sera possible.
The Alamo
The Alamo (2004)
, 2h17
Directed by John Lee Hancock
Origin USA
Genres Drama, War, Action, Historical, Western
Themes Political films
Actors Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Emilio Echevarría, Jordi Mollá

The film begins in March 1836 in the Mexican State of Coahuila y Tejas town of San Antonio de Bexar (now Downtown San Antonio in the U.S. state of Texas), site of the Alamo, where bodies of Texan defenders and Mexican attackers are strewn over the Alamo. The film then flashes back to a year earlier. Sam Houston (Dennis Quaid) attends a party where he tries to persuade people to migrate to Texas. He meets with David Crockett (Billy Bob Thornton), recently defeated for reelection to Congress. Houston explains to Crockett that as an immigrant to Texas, Crockett will receive 640 acres (2.6 km) [a square mile] of his own choosing. Crockett, with a grin, pointedly asks Houston whether this new republic is going to need a president.
Town & Country, 1h44
Directed by Peter Chelsom
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton, Goldie Hawn, Andie MacDowell, Garry Shandling, Jenna Elfman

Porter Stoddard is so prosperous an architect, he has New York homes on Park Avenue and in the Hamptons, as well as a vacation lodge out west in Sun Valley. He has been married for 25 years to the equally successful Ellie, an interior designer, but has been having an affair with Alex, a beautiful young cellist.
La Tour Montparnasse Infernale, 1h32
Directed by Charles Nemes
Origin France
Genres Comedy
Actors Éric Judor, Ramzy Bedia, Marina Foïs, Serge Riaboukine, Louis-Marie Gaultier de Kermoal, Pierre Semmler

Eric and Ramzy are working as window washers at the Montparnasse skyscraper in Paris. Thinking that he has a date set up with beautiful executive Marie-Joelle (who in reality hates his guts), Ramzy stays at work late while Eric hangs around with him. As a result, the pair witness a gang of terrorists seize the tower and take its late-night occupants (including Marie- Joelle) hostage. Knowing that only they can save the day, Eric and Ramzy swing into action.
Supernova
Supernova (2000)
, 1h27
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola, Walter Hill, Jack Sholder
Origin USA
Genres Science fiction, Thriller, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Space adventure films, Films set in the future, Space opera
Actors James Spader, Angela Bassett, Peter Facinelli, Lou Diamond Phillips, Robin Tunney, Robert Forster

Supernova chronicles the search and rescue patrol of a medical ship in deep space in the early 22nd century and its six-member crew which includes captain and pilot A.J. Marley (Robert Forster), co-pilot Nick Vanzant (James Spader), medical officer Kaela Evers (Angela Bassett), medical technician Yerzy Penalosa (Lou Diamond Phillips), search and rescue paramedic Danika Lund (Robin Tunney) and computer technician Benjamin Sotomejor (Wilson Cruz). Aboard their vessel, the Nightingale 229, they receive an emergency distress signal coming from an ice mining operation on the moon Titan 37, more than 3,000 light years away.