The 10 Biggest Movie Flops Of 2016

Forbes, for example, has unveiled the biggest flop films of 2016, featuring some big names like Tina Fey, Matthew McConaughey and Sacha Baron Cohen. Let’s take a look at the 10 most unprofitable films of this year so far.

1. Max Steel

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Director: Stewart Hendler

Budget: $10 million

Collected: $4.4 million

Max Steel describes the adventures of a teenager (Max) with special abilities and his alien ally (Steel). This film has raised $4.4 million from its $10 million budget worldwide, making it the least profitable film of the year.

2. Free State of Jones

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Director: Gary Ross

Budget: $50 million

Collected: $23.2 million

This is the story of a slave revolution starring Matthew McConaughey, who was believed to be a strong contender for awards. But he came in second in this year’s list of least profitable films, earning $23.2 million from a $50 million budget.

3. Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

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Directors: Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone

Budget: $20 million

Collected: $9.5 million

The film tells the story of a boy band member who does everything to maintain his celebrity status after his solo album became a failure.

4 . Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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Director: Burr Steers

Budget: $28 million

Collected: $16.4 million

This zombie mashup film from that time was one of the most anticipated films of the year, but failed to meet expectations. Despite a production cost of $28 million, it only generated gross proceeds of $16.4 million at box offices worldwide.

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5. Ratchet & Clank

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Directors: Kevin Munroe, Jericca Cleland

Budget: $20 million

Collected: $11.8 million

Ratchet & Clank is an animated film in which a mechanic and his newfound robot friend form an elite force to defend our planet from an evil space captain.

6. Keeping Up with the Joneses

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Director: Greg Mottola

Budget: $40 million

Collected: $26.9 million

This film shows Zach Galifianakis and Isla Fisher being drawn into an international undercover operation when they learn that their seemingly perfect neighbours are international spies.

7. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

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Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa

Budget: $35 million

Collected: $24.9 million

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot shows the adventures of a news reporter she experienced during her war coverage in Afghanistan.

8. The Brothers Grimsby

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Director: Louis Leterrier

Budget: $35 million

Collected: $28.7 million

The story of a top spy who is forced to shake hands with his football skinhead brother for a mission. This film raised around $3.3 million on its opening weekend.

9. Snowden

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Director: Oliver Stone

Budget: $40 million

Collected: $34.3 million

This is a biography of Edward Snowden, who became famous for revealing NSA surveillance techniques to the world.

10. Masterminds

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Director: Jared Hess

Budget: $25 million

Collected: $22 million

The second film on this list starring Zach Galifianakis, Masterminds portrays a story based on the famous Loomis-Fargo robbery in 1997.

The list uses information from IMDB, Box Office Mojo and other film sources. We have ranked the films based on the percentage of money they raise as a percentage of their budget. The list includes only films that have been shown in more than 2,000 cinemas worldwide (excluding films released in November).

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