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It's no wonder if competition in Hollywood is getting harder. Although directed by a great director, it brings up the cast with a big name and budget. Apparently not guarantee a movie will succeed in the market, there are factors that make the film failed or also called Box Office Bombs. But it turns out, not all films that are stamped 'failed' really bad, even some are very qualified movies. What movie anyway? Let's see below 5 movies 'failed' you deserve to watch!
1. John Carter
Sci-fi adventure genre film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Walt Disney Pictures, John Carter was released on March 9, 2012 last. John Carter is adapted based on the novel by Edgar Rice Burrughts, A Princess of Mars. Starring Taylor Kitsch as John Carter, this film tells John Carter who is a captain, comes from Virginia and lives in a battle situation. Since then he has moved to Arizona to seek gold, but he has been criticized by Colonel Powell (Bryan Cranston) for suppressing Carter to join the Apache tribe. In his escape from Powell and the Apache tribe, he hid in a cave. This is where Carter's beginnings suddenly move to Mars, where he meets alien creatures from the planet Mars and suddenly has power (jumps away) because of the gravitational difference between Earth and Mars. On Mars he was caught in a war that had happened hundreds of years between Helium and Zodanga.
Behind The Scene: Geeks, it turns out the film was released exactly one hundred years since the first appearance of John Carter story written by Edgar Rice Burroughs in 1912.
Geeks for you fans of the movie adventure fantasy, PAN movie released in 2015 and this became one of the nostalgic movie from the story of Peter Pan, who lives with all the magic in the world Neverland. Similar to John Carter, the film is adapted from the fairy tale of the work of J.M Barrie who took the set around the year 1904-an. PAN film itself tells the story of the beginning of the adventure of Peter Pan in Neverland, as in the original story. Peter is played by Levi Miller and also stars Hugh Jackman, Garreth Hedlund, Rooney Mara and Amanda Seyfried. Hugh Jackman's classmate can not help this movie through Box Office market geeks.
Behind The Scene: Behind the magnificent actors in the Pan movie, in fact to find the right actor in the role of Peter Pan character, Warner Bros. must select thousands of children from UK, US, Canada and Australia until finally elected Levi Miller.
3.The Dark Tower
Geeks, as you know Stephen King is a specialist writer of horror novels, sci-fi and fantasy. His work has been much raised into a movie, and has always been something most awaited by his fans. Like his novel entitled 'The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger'. The Dark Tower film tells of the world conditions that will be destroyed. To avoid such destruction, a sniper named Roland Deschain / The Gunslinger (Idris Elba) must travel to a tower located between space and time. Roland has to compete with magicians who are also looking for the tower, but for malicious purposes.
Behind The Scene: This film is actually a composite of two Stephen King novels entitled The Dark Tower: Gunslinger, published in 1982 and The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands. In addition, there is also a combination of story points from both novels with the last novel of the same series.
4.King Arthhur: Legend of the Sword
Next King Arthur movie: the legend of the sword (2017) tells the classic story of arthur legend, believed to have been king in the 6th century and helped England against the Saxon invaders. Young Arthur did not know that he had a royal line in his blood. She joins a women's rebellion called Guinevere, where she learns a lot to understand the power of magic, deal with demons and gather people with the same vision, to defeat the cruelly vicious dictator Vortigern. Vortigern was the king who had murdered Arthur's parents and stolen his crown to become a king.
This film is an adaptation of a novel titled Le Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory published in 1485 by William Caxton. King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword is directed by Guy Ritchie, while the script is written by Joby Harold, Guy Ritchie and Lionel Wigram. The film is produced by Safehouse Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and Warner Bros. King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword also stars Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Annabelle Wallis, Djimon Hounsou, Aidan Gillen and David Beckham.
Behind The Scene: For the sake of his role in this movie, Charlie Hunnam is trying to shape his body to be bigger and heavier, he does a lot of sports "I practice boxing, Muay Thai, to Jiu-Jitsu. Plus routine do push-ups a thousand times each day. If one day is missed, the next day I do it twice as much, "Hunnam said during an interview.
5.Blade Runner 2049
Starring Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Ana de Armas, Jared Leto, Robin Wright and Dave Bautista. The film made with this fantastic budget, combined with advanced CGI technology and directed by Denis Villeneuve, tells the story of 30 years after the events that occurred in the first film. Where a new Blade Runner who is a member of LAPD police named K (Ryan Gosling) unravels a big secret that can cause a big mess. K's discovery led him to a journey to find Rick Deckard (Harisson Ford), a former Blade runner who had disappeared for 30 years.
Blade Runner 2049, released October 6, 2017 (USA) became a sequel to his 1982 film Blade Runner directed by Ridley Scott with an adaptation of Philip K.Dick's novel 'Do Android Dream of Electric Sheep ? '.
Behind The Scene: While filming a fight scene, Harrison Ford accidentally punched Ryan Gosling in the face. As a form of apology, Ford invited Gosling to drink a bottle of scotch whiskey with him.
The geeks are some of the films that have quality stories adapted from famous authors, but have failed. What a shame geeks.