Have you heard of the movie “United Passions”? Probably not.
This blockbuster earned a 2.1/10 on IMDB, 0% on Rotten Tomatoes, and was one biggest financial disasters in all of history. The film essentially details the origins of FIFA, and was over 90% funded by FIFA. The general consensus is that United Passions is one of the most unwatchable films ever, and is a bloated historical drama of FIFA office life.
Here are some quick statistics to really give you an idea of how bad this movie is:
- The film had a budget of 25-32 million USD, and only brought in about $200,000 USD. Yes you read that correctly.
- United Passions opened in June 2015, and made $319 (again you are reading that correctly) on opening day from 10 theaters. The next day was even worse, and the film brought in $288.
- A theater in Phoenix reported the movie’s revenue at $9. This means that only one person saw it.
Since very few people actually saw the movie, there are not a whole lot of reviews out there. However, we did dig out these gems for your enjoyment:
- “One of the most unwatchable films in recent memory, a dishonest bit of corporate-suite sanitizing that’s no good even for laughs.” – New York Times
- “Comes across as a squirm-inducing heap of propaganda at its most self-congratulatory.” – Los Angeles Times
- “One of those rare films so unfathomably ghastly you could write a better one while sitting through its interminable 110 minutes.” – The Wrap
- “Badly paced, with woodenly acted paperboard characters spouting expository captions throughout the early 20th-century portions.” – Film Journal International
- “As proof of corporate insanity it is a valuable case study.” – The Guardian
The final cherry on top of this film is that it won the “Barry L. Bumstead” award at the 36th Golden Raspberry Awards.