‘After Earth’ Bombs At Box Office

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•23 Jun 3, 2013

After Earth, a sci-fi adventure starring Will Smith and his son Jaden and featuring a Scientology-related narrative, took in just $27 million last weekend, a small fraction of its $135 million budget and the $100 million Sony spent on marketing. What do you think?

  • “It’s kind of nice when terrible movies don’t do well.”

    Lester Murray –
    Laser Cutter

  • “But it has everything: an arrogant child actor being thrust on us by showbiz parents, M. Night Shyamalan, and Scientology.”

    Jim Allen –
    Systems Analyst

  • “If they wanted people to come see it, they should have just said so. We’re not mind readers!”

    Elise Forsythe –
    Compressor Assembler