5 Biggest Box Office Bombs of 2013

Even Sylvester Stallone, Mark Wahlberg couldn't save these movies
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 25, 2013 9:49 AM CST
5 Biggest Box Office Bombs of 2013
Even Benedict Cumberbatch (playing Julian Assange) could not save "The Fifth Estate," which had a budget of $28 million but only made $6 million at the global box office. (And that $28 million does not include the amount spent on marketing, which could have been another $25 million.)   (AP Photo/ Frank Connor / DreamWorks Studios)

Sometimes even a big Hollywood name can't help you. Forbes rounds up the 10 biggest flops of the year, movies that performed terribly at the box office—often despite having quite a bit of star power involved. Click through the gallery for a sampling, or check out the complete list here. (Or, if you'd rather, click for the 10 worst-reviewed movies of the year. Not surprisingly, there's some overlap between the two lists.)

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