Top 10 Movies that Were Doomed to Fail

These are the movies that were doomed long before they ever hit theaters whether its due to problems behind the scenes, movies adapted from beloved franchises, remakes that no one asked for, movies people didn't even want in the first place or for any other reason.

The Top Ten

1 The Emoji Movie

They should make the meme movie as a mock buster.

As soon the world Emoji and the word movie were put in the same sentence it was already a sign that this movie would fail, everyone knew that this movie was going to fail and man did it fail big time. - egnomac

A movie starring emoji... yeah, good luck making anything watchable out of that premise. - Treacle

2 Super Mario Bros.

Its was the very first movie based off a video game to be adapted into a live action movie and as soon as people saw it resembled nothing like the video game it was based off of they knew this movie would fail and also production was a complete nightmare Bob Hopkins, John Leguizamo and Dennis Hopper all expressed there dislike working on the movie, Hopkins and Leguizamo even mentioned that they were both constantly drunk during filming in order to make the experience more tolerable. - egnomac

3 Jack and Jill

This movie was doomed by the mere fact that it not only stars Adam Sandler who's movie career has been in the toilet for the last couple of years but it features Adam Sandler in drag as he's own twin sister, one Adam Sandler character is bad enough but to feature two in one movie now that's torture. - egnomac

4 The Mummy (2017)
5 Dragon Ball: Evolution

All you get is attractive bloke Goku and pretty girls Bulma and Chi-Chi and some karate.

Hollywood really needs to stop with adapting beloved anime series into live action movies they just can never seem to get it right. - egnomac

6 Ghostbusters (2016)

As soon as it was announced that they were rebooting Ghostbusters with an all female lead cast people immediately hated it and assumed it would suck and when they finally saw the movie it still sucked, though you really can't blame the cast as they were literally given nothing to work with. - egnomac

7 The Last Airbender
8 Psycho (1998)
9 Suicide Squad
10 Son of the Mask

The Contenders

11 Death Note (2017)

We all have to accept the sad fact that Hollywood will never make a decent live action movie based off a beloved anime series, this film adaptation of the amazing Death Note anime is just down right insulting. - egnomac

12 Cool World

I noticed that. This is why executive meddling sucks and why preferring to use original ideas is much better. I wouldn't want anyone taking away my creativity if I were to make something, that's for sure.

The movie had a lot of problems during production, Ralph Bakshi had pitched the idea to Paramount Pictures and had a completely different take on the movie than the one we actually got thanks to interference from the studio Ralph was not too happy with all the changes that were made. - egnomac

13 Speed 2: Cruise Control
14 From Justin to Kelly
15 Cop Out

Kevin Smith had always wanted to work with Bruce Willis unfortunately he quickly found out what a complete A hole Willis was to work with that filming became a nightmare. - egnomac

16 Foodfight!

There were so many problems behind the scenes that it was destined to fail. - egnomac

17 Battleship
18 The Hottie and the Nottie
19 Kazaam
20 Rough Night

Yeah, it kind of was.

21 High School Musical 4: East Meets West
22 Basic Instinct 2
23 Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
24 Bratz
25 Sonic the Hedgehog (2019)
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List StatsCreated 26 Jan 2018
Updated 7 May 2019

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Top Remixes

1. The Emoji Movie
2. The Mummy (2017)
3. Jack and Jill
1. Psycho (1998)
2. The Emoji Movie
3. The Last Airbender


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