Production Budget – $115–145,000,000
Worldwide Gross – $85,131,830
Estimated Loss – $72,434,085—102,434,085
Uber popular role-playing game, Final Fantasy, spawned the animated adaptation, Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within, directed by Hinobou Sakaguchi. The films poor reviews were echoed by the box office numbers which ended finishing well below the expected gross.
The film’s popularity among Final Fantasy fans did not translate to the big screen as the movie as the film would go on to gross atleast $30M below its estimated production budget. However, there was at least one critic in Roger Ebert. The critic went on to say that the film was a “technical milestone”, giving it a rating of 3½ out of 4 stars (Wikipedia).