The 'box office' is more about box seats and less about the fact that many old-fashioned box offices look like glorified boxes.
Before the word was used to describe hit movies, 'blockbuster' was a nickname for a highly destructive bomb.
'Cats' gave viewers a lot to hate when it came out in 2019. Now, the movie musical has been named the worst film of the 2010s.
From 'It's a Wonderful Life' to 'Battlefield Earth,' these box office turkeys proved that it can take just one major flop to send a studio down the dreaded path of bankruptcy.
The highest grossing movie of 1980 was 'The Empire Strikes Back.' Now, thanks to the drive-in theater resurgence, the second film in the original Star Wars trilogy found its way back into the number one spot—40 years after its original release.