The epic sci-fi flick John Carter was set up for success. With a quarter of a billion dollars in production costs, an award-winning Pixar director, and the Disney conglomerate backing its name, the film should have been the next Avatar. But even a sweaty, loincloth-wearing Taylor Kitsch couldn’t save the project. Against all odds, it’s expected to stumble to a $200 million loss, bringing in only $184 million in sales. From Battlefield Earth to Cleopatra, we take a look at other movies that have bombed spectacularly at the box office.