Sunday, June 12, 2011

12 Best Box Office "Flops"

Usually a box office flop is a flop for good reason; it's a bad movie.  The same can't be said for these 12 "flops", as they are only flops in terms of box office revenue.  You'd be surprised at some of the films on the list, such as:

The Shawshank Redemption

Whether it’s Morgan Freeman’s voice or the repeated viewings on TNT, The Shawshank Redemption is regarded as a prison-escape classic. But at the box-office Shawshank got the crap kicked out of it by Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump and Stargate. It wasn’t until it received multiple Oscar nominations and an Oscar-fueled theatrical re-release that the film made its entire budget back. Since then it went on to become a staple for TNT and a critically acclaimed classic. The DVD continues to sell well to this day.

Read the rest at Coed Magazine

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