5 Biggest Disappointments of the Summer Box Office and the Company That Lost Big

By Keith NoonanFool.com

With Labor Day weekend, the summer box office season will have drawn to a close, leaving a trail of winners and losers in its wake.

As a general rule, a picture will break even for a company if it earns more than 2.5 times its production budget in ticket sales. Weighting that guideline as a criterion, along with performance relative to expectations and each film's significance to its production company, let's look at some of the season's biggest disappointments.

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Click on the following slideshow to learn which movies from Disney, Twenty-First Century Fox, Comcast, Viacom, and Time Warnercame up short, and how one company lost big over the summer stretch.

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