Kevin Spacey's First Movie Since #MeToo Earned Just $126 On Opening Day

Kevin Spacey’s latest film has not found many takers

Kevin Spacey’s latest film has not found many takers

According to new reports, Billionaire Boys Club, the very first movie Kevin Spacey has done since being accused of sexual misconduct, made approximately $130 on its first day in theaters.

Billionaire Boys Club was inspired by the real life events surrounding a group of young, wealthy men, who attempt to embark on a get-rich-quick, which doesn't pan out exactly how they planned.

The crime-drama opened Friday in 10 selected theaters across the country - and made an average of $12.60 at each location, people with access to theater grosses told the Hollywood Reporter.

Despite its all star cast - including Ansel Elgort, Taron Egerton, Emma Roberts, Jeremy Irvine, Cary Elwes, Judd Nelson, and Billie Lourd - it brought in an abysmal $126 in total. After sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin came out in light, the fate of the film was left in doubt.

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It was first released last month on Amazon Prime Video, DVD and other on-demand platforms, with distributor Vertical Entertainment explaining they chose to share the film despite the allegations against Spacey.

Rent actor Anthony Rapp claimed that Spacey had made a "sexual advance" on him when he was 14-years-old in October last year. That's only $12.60 per cinema - the average cinema ticket price is the United States is around $9, suggesting some screens had only one person, or even none, watching the film. Netflix's critical hit, House of Cards, meanwhile, will move forward without Spacey for its sixth and final season.

Things are not looking good for Kevin Spacey's new movie Billionaire Boys Club. Titles that debut first on VOD aren't generally big draws at the box office, but Billionaire Boys Club is faring particularly poorly.

Spacey was accused of sexual assault by many men over the past year, but distributor Vertical Entertainment chose to release the movie anyways as it was produced years before the allegations were publicly known. Eventually, Vertical Entertainment chose to release it video on demand (VOD) and then in a limited theatrical run, saying it was "neither an easy nor insensitive decision".

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