Geena Davis as Morgan Adams in Cutthroat Island, a feminist pirate tale directed by her husband, Renny Harlin, that held the world record for costliest film flop for a time after its 1995 release. Photo: Alamy

Chinese film flop has nothing on John Carter or 47 Ronin, and let’s not forget Michael Cimino and Kevin Costner follies

Producers of fantasy epic Asura have pulled the film, the most expensive made in China, from cinemas after a bad opening weekend, but if there’s any consolation for them, Hollywood studios have produced even bigger turkeys

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Geena Davis as Morgan Adams in Cutthroat Island, a feminist pirate tale directed by her husband, Renny Harlin, that held the world record for costliest film flop for a time after its 1995 release. Photo: Alamy
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