John Cena's "Freelance" is in dire straits, with abysmal box office earnings and a spot on the list of the worst movies in cinema history. Tough times for the action-comedy.
In case you missed it, John Cena's latest action comedy, "Freelance," is in a tough spot. Not only did it perform poorly at the box office, but it has also earned the dubious honor of being one of the worst movies in the history of cinema. Ouch!
It's no secret that "Five Nights at Freddy's" has been dominating the headlines and raking in the big bucks, with an impressive $78 million opening weekend. In comparison, the other new releases, including "Freelance," didn't stand a chance.
"Freelance," directed by Pierre Morel, comes with a hefty budget of around $40 million. Despite debuting on over 2000 screens, it managed to scrape together just under $2 million during its first three days in theaters. To make matters worse, the movie earned a big fat zero percent on Rotten Tomatoes. That's a tough pill to swallow.
But it doesn't end there. Rotten Tomatoes has officially welcomed "Freelance" into its hall of shame, listing it among the 100 worst movies in the history of cinema. This is only the second addition to this infamous list in the last four years, the first being the notoriously terrible "Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey." That should give you an idea of just how bad "Freelance" is in the eyes of critics and audiences alike.
Interestingly, the movie does have a 77 percent approval rating among the audience. However, it's not uncommon for broad genre films like this one to polarize critics and viewers. "Five Nights at Freddy's" is a prime example of a movie that faced harsh criticism but still managed to break records at the box office.
Given the current state of affairs, John Cena might be hoping for a second season of "Peacemaker" sooner rather than later. It's a tough break for the wrestling superstar turned actor, but hey, in the world of entertainment, not every project can be a winner.