Financial Flops of The Silver Screen

Creating a big, expensive epic that flops at the box office has got to be embarrassing. Depending on how bad the movie is and how badly it flops, it can destroy careers...

Do the biggest box office failures lose a few million? Ten million? More? Much more.


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Fortunes For Failures: Controversial CEO Exit Packages

When a typical rank-and-file employee loses his or her job, the most they could hope for is several months’ worth of salary and extended benefits — and that’s only in case they were laid off. Get fired, and you can hope to be given the opportunity to collect your family photos and lunchbox from your office space, at best.

But when it comes to those occupying the top-floor corner offices — companies’ highest-level executives — leaving a job, voluntarily or not, is often a lucrative career move in itself.

In this infographic, we take a look at some of the largest and most controversial exit packages of the past decade.