The 10 biggest box-office bombs of 2017 so far

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“King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.”
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Warner Bros.

As we’re halfway through 2017, we thought it would be a good time to look at the movies that pretty much no one has wanted to see in theaters so far this year.

While movies like “Get Out,” “Logan,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” and “Wonder Woman” have all found love at the box office, there are some titles that were seeking major coin and Rotten Tomatoes “Fresh” ratings only to be playing in front of empty seats at the multiplex.

From “Baywatch” to “Monster Trucks,” these are the 10 worst box-office earners of the year – so far:

Note: This selection is limited to only those titles released by the six major studios that have played in over 2,000 screens for at least two weekends. Grosses below are all domestic earnings from Box Office Mojo.


10. “Smurfs: The Lost Village” – $43.8 million*

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Sony

Reported budget: $60 million

(Note: Production budgets are estimates and do not include expenses for marketing and release.)

*Movie is still playing in theaters.


9. “Baywatch” – $41.7 million*

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Paramount Pictures

Reported budget: $69 million

*Movie is still playing in theaters.


8. “Ghost in the Shell” – $40.5 million

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YouTube/Paramount

Reported budget: $110 million


7. “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword” – $37.1 million*

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Warner Bros.

Reported budget: $175 million

*Movie is still playing in theaters.


6. “Monster Trucks” – $33.3 million

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Paramount

Reported budget: $125 million


5. “Life” – $30.2 million*

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Sony

Reported budget: $58 million

*Movie is still playing in theaters.


4. “CHiPs” – $18.6 million

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Warner Bros.

Reported budget: $25 million


3. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul” – $17.8 million*

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20th Century Fox

Reported budget: $22 million

*Movie is still playing in theaters.


2. “Unforgettable” – $11.3 million

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Warner Bros.

Reported budget: $12 million


1. “A Cure for Wellness” – $8.1 million

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YouTube

Reported budget: $40 million