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10 Classic Movies Nobody Wanted At The Time

cinema There are certain classic films sewn into the tapestry of Western culture which we assume have always been celebrated by both movie-goers and critics alike, save by those few 'Comic Book Guy' types who there's no pleasing. However, while these films are thought to be classics in contemporary culture, they faced a radically different verdict upon their initial release. Some failed to perform at box-office, some were panned critically and some received both the scorn of critics and consumers. Sometimes a film will be too ahead of its time to be appreciated by audiences while other times a movie can deal with themes too outrageous for the more easily shocked movie goers of time gone by. It seems quite unbelievable that these now widely accepted classics verged on being branded flops. By this logic could Golden Raspberry award winning films like Catwoman (2004), The Love Guru (2008) or The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn €“ Part 2 (2012) someday be ranked alongside the classics? This writer is hoping, with all his heart, not. Here, in order, are the 10 Classic Movies that Nobody Wanted at the Time...
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Hailing from South East London, Sam Heard is an aspiring writer and recent graduate from the University of Warwick. Sam's favourite things include energy drinks, late nights spent watching the UFC with his girlfriend and annihilating his friends at FIFA.