Could a Huge Robert Downey Jr. Flop Be One of 2020’s Most Successful Films?

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2020 has been a crazy year for the film industry, but some films have done remarkably well, including RDJ’s Doolittle.

2020 has been a rough year for the film industry. All American theaters were forced to shut down in March due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and many big chains have yet to reopen. With four of seven months struck from the calendar, the current list of 2020’s most successful movies is strange, to say the least. Sitting at number one is Bad Boys for Life, the third movie in the franchise, which came and went without much fanfare. Following it is Sonic the Hedgehog, which was admittedly well-received and bucks the trend of poorly-conceived video game adaptations. But number three is far more puzzling than the first two spots because it’s held by a massive flop, Dolittle.

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That sounds like an error or tallying mistake but it’s not. Dolittle, a movie estimated to have lost a hundred million dollars for Universal, is among the top three for the year’s overall box office. So, with that said, let’s look at how something that sounded crazy at the beginning of the year has come to pass.

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