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10 box office bombs that went on to become beloved sci-fi classics

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Evan Hoovler
Jul 18, 2014

Revenue almost always determines how long a film stays in theaters, but it doesn't dictate what is good. Anyone who has seen a recent Transformers movie can tell you that.

With this in mind, we present 10 films that weren't successful during their first appearances on the big screen but went on to become sci-fi legends in their own rights.

Check out our list below, and let us know a few of your favorite late-blooming classics in the comments below!

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