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How Waterworld Became One Of History's Biggest Box Office Bombs

In the '90s, having Kevin Costner in your film was a sure sign of box office success. Audiences loved him. Then came the disaster known as "Waterworld," which is often described as a "Mad Max" rip-off set on the ocean. Over time, it has come to be known as not only a flop but a blight on Costner's Hollywood status. What really happened to make the movie's reputation so infamous? The answer is ... too much of everything.

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