Top 10 Flopped Movies Ever
29 Jul 2015
- Heaven’s Gate – Loss: $114,281,677
Despite of the success of the film “The Deer Hunter” in 1978, director Michael Cimino was criticized on Heaven’s Gate. As Vincent Canby of The New York Times says, “the film fails so completely that you might suspect Mr. Cimino sold his soul to the Devil to obtain the success of ‘The Deer Hunter,’ and the Devil has just come around to collect.” It has been reported the an argument occurred between Cimino and the United Artists, Cimino kept armed guards outside the editing room to keep execs from fussing with his vision.
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