They are now part of the greatest classics of cinema, and yet, their output, this was not won.
Sometimes, the studios are all about a film, but the result is not there and it is a total flop. But this does not necessarily mean that the film in question is a turnip and it will fall necessarily in the depths of cinema. Some films are beautiful to bad results at the box office, they finally make their way into the hearts of moviegoers, to
become a few years later of the great classics won’t want to miss. And once they are back in the culture of film, it is difficult to imagine that they have made a flop with their output. But yet it is the case of films hyper known ! From Fight Club to Blade Runner, here’s the cult movies that have made a big flop at the cinema. THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
Down by the critics at its release,
The Rocky Horror Picture Show has been removed from the eight cities due to low participation rates. He had to wait for it to become a midnight movie, which allows viewers to participate in a live broadcast during the projection, for the musical comedy return to the front of the stage and becomes a cult film. MATILDA
In spite of its many rave reviews, that praised the uniqueness of the characters, the movie from Danny DeVito with the little Mara Wilson has not conquered the audience at the very beginning, not saving that
$ 33 million at the box-office national, against a total budget of 36 million dollars. And to say that today, almost all of the world knows and appreciates this family comedy fantasy as the universe really crazy. THE BIG LEBOWSKI
Lazy, irreverent, completely to the side of the plate, The Duke, Jeff Bridges is one of the characters in the more cult cinema. However, upon release of
The Big Lebowski in 1998, the film of the Cohen brothers was a huge flop. It has recovered only $ 15 million at the box office ! It took him several years before to be known by moviegoers around the world and enter the legend. HEATHERS
Heathers, this is the story of three girls rich who are the queens of the high school of Westerburg, and who accept into their clan Veronica, but only to exploit his innocence and naivety. The latter, under the influence of a young, marginalized, arranges for a little bit of revenge that goes wrong. A movie is dark and satirical , which has cost 3 million dollars to make, but has reported that a third-party. What are the DVD sales and adaptation in musical comedy and was saved. FIGHT CLUB
Rule # 1 of Fight Club : it is forbidden to speak of the poor performance at the box office, Fight Club. Yes, upon release, the cult film by David Fincher with Brad Pitt and Edward Norton hasn’t had a lot of success.
The bad reviews surrounding it have clearly not helped. But finally, its release on DVD has revived interest and it quickly became a cult film, the New York Times calling it even “a cult movie, a determinant of our time”. HOCUS POCUS
Here’s another movie that has benefited more from the DVD sales to make it known that its entries to the cinema. Upon its release in 1993, the movie about the three witches the most famous of Salem, including Sarah Jessica Parker in the role of Sarah,
was losing several million dollars to Disney. Over time, after being shown regularly at the level of Halloween and DVD, Hocus Pocus has become a classic of the horror genre. DONNIE DARKO
Today, the critics all agree on
Donnie Darko. It is a film that is singular and intense, ambitious and affecting. But upon its release, the film fantastico-horror with Jake Gyllenhaal is almost past unnoticed. The advertising was almost non-existent, because the trailer included images of airplane accident only a few weeks after the attacks of 11 September. It is when its released on DVD that Donnie Darko is well known and has won over the public. BLADE RUNNER
Despite the outstanding performance of Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard and the impressive images of the film, Blade Runner was a flop at the box-office upon its release in 1982. This is in part due to the fact that
other blockbusters of science fiction already dominated the market, such as E. T. The extraterrestrial. But as the years, the critics and the audience have come to recognize the film of Ridley Scott for what he truly is : a masterpiece of SF.