Cats Box Office Loss. Latest predictions now see cats losing universal pictures around $100 million (£65.8 million) at the box office. Instead, the filmmaking team behind the box office disaster got a lump of coal.
“cats, one of 2019’s biggest box office flops, won’t have nine lives now that industry analysis are saying it will take in a $100 million loss. It’s a big chunk of money. Box office mojo and imdb are trademarks or registered.
“dolittle,” which had similar conceptual failings, will do better, but it cost almost twice as much.
In the film and media industry, if a film released in theatres fails to break even by a large amount, it is considered a box office bomb (or box office flop), thus losing money for the distributor, studio, and/or production company that invested in it. Cats has drawn just $38.3 million globally so far — including $17.8 million in the u.s. Universal's cats was in need of a holiday miracle. The movie, according to imdb, cost $95 million.