Net losses, inflation adjusted: $83,833,389
Total cost: $180,000,000
Worldwide theater gross: $109,578,115
Net losses (actual): $70,421,885
2002’s Treasure Planet was an ambitious film. Released by Walt Disney Pictures, it was a science fiction version of Treasure Island, and was the first movie to be released simultaneously in both IMAX and regular formats. Treasure Planet was also the first film to combine two-dimensional hand-rendered animation with 3D digital animation.
Despite the impressive visuals and generally good reviews, the movie-going public responded with a collective “Who cares?” and the $180 million movie earned only $38 million at the US box office.