5. Waterworld – Costing $259 Million
Set in a future where most of Earth is underwater, Waterworld cost a small fortune to produce.
Every set had to create massive ocean-like sets around Hawaii, something that was incredibly expensive at the time.
Waterworld was a commercial success, however it was panned by critics who disliked the plot and characters.
6. Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince – Costing $268 Million
The Harry Potter films have always been extremely profitable. This is because of the series’ massive fanbase.
In order make the sixth Harry Potter film, The Half-Blood Prince, as impressive as possible, Warner Brothers spent $268 million on production.
The movie turned a massive profit and was well received by its fans, despite lackluster reviews from most critics.