Holmes and Watson was lambasted as being unfunny, with dated jokes, having a poor script and for being a terrible waste of a great cast, which included the likes of Rob Brydon, Steve Coogan, Ralph Fiennes and Kelly Macdonald in supporting roles.
The movie holds a 10 per cent positive score on Rotten Tomatoes and made $41.9 million worldwide on a budget of $42 million, presumably before advertising costs.
There were even multiple reports of audiences walking out of showings of the turkey, which won four Golden Raspberry Awards including Worst Picture.
It’s not surprising given that Deadline reported that test screening scores prior to release had been so bad that Sony unsuccessful tried to sell the movie to Netflix.
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