Box Office Flops That Destroyed Careers and Cost Hollywood Millions

There’s really nothing worse than being super excited to see a new film only for it to totally let you down once you do. In the world of Hollywood, this happens all too often. A box-office flop accounts for millions of dollars lost and hundreds of hours of work that no one can get back.

Zoolander 2 (2016)

Even though the original Zoolander developed something of a cult following, the sequel, released 15 years later, was a critical flop, with a rating of only 4.7/10 on IMDb. Zoolander 2’s failure was perhaps due to the length of time between the original film and the sequel.


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