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10 Movies You Won’t Believe Were Box Office Mega Hits

Not every box office mega hit movie lives long in the memory.

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Though it's always nice to be treated to a surprisingly engaging narrative, some complex and compelling characters, and a few twists and turns that weren't spotted months before in an early teaser trailer, movie studios will usually forgive a severe lack of all of these ingredients if their project does one vital thing: earns them a boatload of moolah.

In the case of the following ten movies, they all did exactly that, though you may not have known it based on either their god-awful critical and audience receptions upon landing in cinemas, or how quickly they were forgotten about in the years since their initial release.

Whether they were paint-by-numbers, family friendly sequels churned out as a way of capitalising on a franchise's popularity, or an underrated stab at something different for a beloved A-lister, each of these films may not have immortalised themselves as stand-out entries in each of their chosen genres, but they all managed to rake in the big bucks at the box office.

So, sit back and allow us to whisk you away to a time when Vin Diesel performed a panda dance for our own amusement...

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