A Salute to Famous Movie Flops

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Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra in the 1963 film of the same name.

Elizabeth Taylor played the Queen of the Nile in a lavish 1963 film that tanked at the box office. 20th Century Fox hide caption

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The 1963 movie Cleopatra is a classic flop, but it went on to make lots of money in television reruns. Movie flops are known to have huge budgets, high expectations and the gleeful "glad it wasn't me" reaction.

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