Cutthroat Island

Trivia: "Cutthroat Island" was the biggest box office disaster of 1995. It cost a (reputed) $95 million to make, but was panned by the critics, and took only $11 million at the box office. The resulting $84 million 'hole' in the accounts, drove the films producers, Carolco, out of business.

Trivia: Before Matthew Modine accepted the male lead role, it was reportedly turned down by Michael Douglas, Keanu Reeves, Jeff Bridges, Ralph Fiennes, Charlie Sheen and Michael Keaton.

Trivia: The 17th-century battle ships used in the film were working replicas and cost US$1 million each.

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