This Matt Damon flop is now making a splash on streaming

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a Matt Damon The crime drama that was a flop at the box office is finally flooding the streaming. Gone are the days when a movie based on the star power of its leading actor alone could be a blockbuster, as contemporary audiences prefer a recognizable franchise or character rather than a marquee name on a poster. But it still works on streaming that way because any medium movie with a big name star is bound to make it a big hit.

Now, for example, 2021 Stagnant water It is proving successful with streamers after it completely failed to make an impact on its theatrical release last summer. According to the latest Flix Patrol, the Matt Damon vehicle – which also includes Abigail Breslin (Zombieland Double Tape) And Camille Cotin (Gucci’s home) – This is the ninth most popular title on iTunes worldwide this weekend.

Damon plays Bill Baker, an Oklahoma-based American oil-rig Ruffnack, who travels to Marseille to visit his estranged daughter, Allison, when she claims he did not commit the murder. Facing language barriers, cultural differences and complex legal systems, Bill makes a new life for himself in France as he makes it his personal mission to prove his daughter’s innocence.

Behind a fragile 20 million budget, Stagnant water Having earned just 19.8 million globally, it still fails to make up for its losses. That said, it was generally well received by critics and those who actually went to see it. It is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes with 74% Critics score as well as 72% user rating. “Stagnant water It’s not perfect, “reads the consensus of critics,” but his thoughtful approach to intelligent themes – and strong performances from his lead – give this timely play a consistent constructive power. “

Stagnant water Now Matt Damon joins another 2021 attempt as another box office flop that has been successful on streaming. Ridley Scott’s historical drama The Last Dual She is similarly killing on Disney Plus.

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