‘After Earth’ Bombs At Box Office

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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