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The 10 films of 2013 considered the biggest flops

The 10 films of 2013 considered the biggest flops

What is and is not a flop in Hollywood depends on the type of film and the stars. Most flops lose money, but some are considered flops even though they break even financially, based upon the past performance of the stars.

Below is the list of the 10 films most-considered to be flops in 2013, ranked by which lost the most money for its financial backers.

# Title Genre Budget (in millions) Marketing Budget (in millions) Worldwide Gross (in millions) Gross Losses/Profits (in millions)
1 47 Ronin Fantasy $175 $90 $78.5 -$186.5**
2 R.I.P.D. Urban Fantasy $130 $65 $78.3 -$116.7
3 Ender's Game Space Opera $110 $60 $88.4 -$81.6
4 The Lone Ranger Steampunk Western $225 $110 $261 -$74
5 Bullet to the Head Action $55 $25 $9.49 -$70.5
6 Oldboy Thriller $30 $15 $4.09 -$40.9
7 Paranoia Thriller $35 $15 $13.8 -$36.2
8 The Fifth Estate Biopic $28 $14 $8.56 -$33.4
9 White House Down Action $150 $75 $205 -$20
10 After Earth Science Fiction $135 $70 $244 +$39

**47 Ronin is still in theaters; the loss figure should fall until it closes.

David Speakman

David Speakman has spent more than two decades as a writer/editor, photographer, graphic designer and manager of creative teams in broadcast, print and the Internet. His education is in journalism, graphic design, organizational communication and law.
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