Films That Prove Big-Budget Productions Don’t Equal Box Office Hits


The World War I film Flyboys proves that not all storylines are properly executed. This film follows the Lafayette Escadrille, the 124th air squadron, as they enlist, train, and go to fight in the war.

MGM Distribution Co.
MGM Distribution Co.

On a big budget of $60 million, Flyboys soared into the ground and flopped, only grossing $17.8 million at the box office. The film was one of the biggest flops of the year.