10 Box Office Hits You Forgot Even Existed

Sure they made money, but when was the last time they got mentioned?

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Is it worse to be remembered as a bad movie, or be completely forgotten entirely?

So many movies come out of the studio system every year that only a select few find themselves lucky enough to be a topic of conversation around the water cooler, if that's even still a thing. We live in an age where so much media content is available that it has become virtually impossible to keep track of it all.

Everybody misses something whether it be a breaking news story, a technological innovation or in this case, a hit movie. There's just so much going on in the world that more than a few things are lost to the darkest recesses of your memory in one way or another.

None of these movies are offensive to the eyes like the latest Adam Sandler or whatever the hell Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer are currently cooking up in their bad movie laboratory, they're all just titles that may have slipped your mind entirely.

10. Storks

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You could be forgiven for letting the existence of Storks slip your mind. While the 2016 family film earned a solid $182.4m at the box office it still lagged way behind the competition, and finished as the tenth highest-grossing animated feature of the year such is the abundance of animation at the multiplex on an annual basis.

R-rated comedy veteran Nicholas Stoller wrote and co-directed the movie, backed by an ensemble of comedy talents on voice duty that included Andy Samberg, Key & Peele, Jennifer Aniston, Ty Burrell and Danny Trejo of all people. Despite that strong comic pedigree, Storks turned out to be one of the most forgettable animated movies in recent memory.

Not a bad movie by any means, Stoller's sojourn into family-friendly filmmaking does feature some eye-popping visuals and a couple of decent gags, but for the most part it hits all the same major plot and story beats as a hundred other animated movies, and fails to rise above mediocrity.

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