Tech The 10 biggest box-office bombs of 2017

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From "mother!" to "The House," these are the movies that crash and burned this year.

"Flatliners" ... no really, that's what the movie is called. play

"Flatliners" ... no really, that's what the movie is called.

(Sony)
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It's time to look back on 2017 and see what happened at the multiplex. And for some titles it wasn't pretty.

Though 2017 found some success stories — like the early-year releases "Get Out" and "Split" from Blumhouse, the fall favorite "It," and presumably "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" when it comes out in mid-December — numerous titles were dead on arrival.

For every "Beauty and the Beast" and "Wonder Woman" in 2017, there was a dud like "CHiPs" and "mother!" that quickly followed.

Here are the 10 worst box-office earners of the year (compare them to our list from the halfway point).

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

10. "The House" — $25.5 million

Blowing dice didn't bring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler luck at the box office. play

Blowing dice didn't bring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler luck at the box office.

(YouTube/Warner Bros.)

Reported budget: $40 million

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



9. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul" — $20.7 million

They should have stopped at two sequels. play

They should have stopped at two sequels.

(20th Century Fox)

Reported budget: $22 million



8. "CHiPs" — $18.6 million

The latest '70s sitcom that should never have been remade into a movie. play

The latest '70s sitcom that should never have been remade into a movie.

(Warner Bros.)

Reported budget: $25 million



7. "Only the Brave" — $17.89 million

This wasn't the only Miles Teller bomb of the year. play

This wasn't the only Miles Teller bomb of the year.

(Columbia Pictures)

Reported budget: $38 million



6. "mother!" — $17.80 million

Jennifer Lawrence spent most of the year searching how to escape from reading negative reviews. play

Jennifer Lawrence spent most of the year searching how to escape from reading negative reviews.

(Paramount)

Reported budget: $30 million



5. "Flatliners" — $16.8 million

Rent the original instead. play

Rent the original instead.

(Sony)

Reported budget: $19 million



4. "Unforgettable" — $11.3 million

Seriously, though, it's on cable now. Don't miss it! play

Seriously, though, it's on cable now. Don't miss it!

(Warner Bros.)

Reported budget: $12 million



3. "Thank You for Your Service" — $9.4 million

Here's the other Miles Teller bust. (Honestly, the movie is very good.) play

Here's the other Miles Teller bust. (Honestly, the movie is very good.)

(DreamWorks)

Reported budget: $20 million



2. "A Cure for Wellness" — $8.1 million

Whoever allowed the almost 2-1/2-hour running time should be sent to the "wellness center." play

Whoever allowed the almost 2-1/2-hour running time should be sent to the "wellness center."

(YouTube)

Reported budget: $40 million



1. "Suburbicon" — $5.7 million

This is what happens when you try to make a Coen brothers movie but are not one of the Coen brothers. play

This is what happens when you try to make a Coen brothers movie but are not one of the Coen brothers.

(Paramount Pictures)

Reported budget: $25 million