The two biggest money losing movies in history were produced by Disney

The two biggest money losing movies in history were both produced by Disney for a total loss of $336 million

“1. John Carter (2012)

1. John Carter (2012)
The omens for Andrew Stanton’s Mars-set epic John Carter weren’t good – perhaps conscious of Mars Needs Moms’ failure, Disney dropped the red planet from the title, but couldn’t stop reports of a ballooning $250 million budget. Critical response was middling and audience response wasn’t much better, leading Disney to put out a statement: “”We expect the film to generate an operating loss money of approximately $200 million””. And they didn’t even wait for it to leave cinemas first.

2. Mars Needs Moms (2011)

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Animated space adventure Mars Needs Moms would be Disney’s biggest financial failure ever, if it wasn’t for the new entry at #1. Its miniscule $6.8m opening weekend in the USA consigned Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers Digital special effects house to the scrapheap. When Avatar does motion-capture, it makes $2 billion. When Robert Zemeckis does it…

3. Sahara (2005)

 Sahara (2005)
Easygoing bongo wizard Matthew McConaughey seemingly breezes through life – a romcom here, a legal drama there – but even he must wake up screaming when thinking about Sahara. By all accounts, it’s not a bad movie, but its stonking $241 million budget was frittered away shooting in the desert. Even the book’s author, Clive Cussler, was unhappy and successfully sued the filmmakers.”