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King Arthur’s Epic Box Office Bomb – ManlyMovie

King Arthur’s Epic Box Office Bomb

What happens when you try to turn King Arthur into a metrosexual, and spend 170 million doing so?  Let’s consult the opening box office stats for the new movie, where Guy Ritchie and Co. did just that!

The film scored just over $5 million on opening day and is headed towards a disastrous opening weekend in the range of about $18 million.

In fact, it’s performing three times worse than the Amy Schumer-led ‘comedy‘ Snatched….

Would it be possible to blame the whole thing on David Beckham?  I think that it could be reasonable.  Also, reviews for the movie are in the toilet, and swirling fast.  At the time of looking, it’s at 27% (4.6/10) on Rotten Tomatoes and a 41/100 on Metacritic.  And that ain’t going to get any better.

And to think, there were talks about getting six movies out of this franchise!