Audiences can be a fickle bunch, but it's not always their fault.

Sometimes the timing of a film’s release is wrong, or lands at a moment where people fail to see it. Sometimes the marketing of a movie misses its mark and fails to connect. Sometimes reviews reinforce moviegoer skepticism and they decide to stay away. But sometimes, a movie is just bad, and no silk hat is going to make that pig any prettier. But that doesn’t mean those movies aren’t good -- or even great. In many cases, it merely means that their time to shine is yet to come - be it internationally, on home video, or on streaming services.

As we assemble a list of the year’s biggest box office flops,  look at the titles below as a reminder to support the films and filmmakers you love so they get to make more of them and continue to explore the cinematic universes that become indelible parts of popular culture now and in the future.

A Wrinkle in Time

Domestic Gross: $100,478,608

Worldwide Gross: $132,675,864

Action Point

Domestic/ Worldwide Gross: $5,059,608

Early Man

Domestic Gross: $8,267,544

Worldwide Gross: $54,622,814

First Man

Domestic Gross: $44,790,010

Worldwide Gross: $100,490,010

The Girl in the Spider’s Web

Domestic Gross: $14,777,868

Worldwide Gross: $33,891,747

The Happytime Murders

Domestic Gross: $20,706,452

Worldwide Gross: $27,506,452

Life Itself

Domestic Gross: $4,102,648

Worldwide Gross: $5,634,912

Disney



The Nutcracker and the Four Realms

Domestic Gross: $52,909,258

Worldwide Gross: $140,357,413

Robin Hood

Domestic Gross: $28,052,736

Worldwide Gross: $65,789,193

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Domestic Gross: $213,767,512

Worldwide Gross: $392,924,807