John Carter was infamously one of the biggest box office bombs in recent years, reportedly losing around $200 million dollars. Ninety-nine times out of a hundred when a movie preforms this awfully at the box office it is written off as a total failure, remembered only mockingly or as a cautionary tale.
Every once in a while, however, a movie will find a second life after its initial release, developing a following of small but devoted fans. Speculation that Carter would find a new audience on DVD has come from everyone from RedLetterMedia (of the famed 170 minute Phantom Menace review) to John Carter’s director himself, Andrew Stanton, who recently said he hopes the film joins other cult movies and finds an audience over time.
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