6. ‘Battlefield Earth’ — Biggest Movie Flops of All Time
One of the most reviled films of all time, ‘Battlefield Earth’ lost $73 million and almost killed John Travolta’s career for a second time following his ‘Pulp Fiction’ comeback. So what went wrong? Pretty much everything.
A pet project of vocal Scientologist Travolta, this adaptation of the sci-fi novel by the religion’s controversial founder L. Ron Hubbard wanted to be the next ‘Star Wars.’ Instead, it was lambasted for its hokey dialogue, hammy acting, terrible special effects and copious dreadlocked characters. Oh, and Travolta’s creepy lizard tongue. There are some things you can’t un-see.