The Worst Flop This Year?

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Director Bill Condon has officially created one of the biggest moneymakers in history, and of the biggest flops as well.  The helmer's "Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Parts 1 and 2" are one of the hugest films at the box-office, but the director's "The Fifth Estate" is officially one of the worst flops ever!

Earning a dismal $1.7 million, the espionage docudrama about WikiLeaks and Julian Assange starring Benedict Cumberbatch now earned the title of the worst wide-release opening of 2013 beating films such as "Machete Kills," "Battle of the Year," "Movie 43," "Paranoia," "Getaway," "Dead Man Down," and "The Last Stand."

"The Fifth Estate" averaged just $969 per theater during its opening weekend, yikes!   

Meanwhile, "Gravity" continued to soar, beating new box-office champ wannabe "Carrie."  Hurray for "Gravity!"

Here's my review of "The Fifth Estate" again (together with "Carrie"):


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Manny the Movie Guy is a multi-Emmy award-winning film critic who has always had a passion for movies. His love of film criticism started while working for his school newspaper at Purdue University. Upon graduation, Manny was offered a full-scholarship to complete his Post-Baccalaureate degree in Film at the School…

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