If you're new, Subscribe! → http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-Looper Things are not looking good for Luc Besson's sci-fi epic Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets. The expensive film was obliterated at the domestic box office in its opening weekend, falling in fifth place with only $17 million against a reported $180 million production budget. Considering the weight Besson's name carries with sci-fi fans, many may be surprised to hear that his most recent outing had that much trouble finding an audience. However, there were actually quite a few warning signs that Valerian would fail. Here are the real reasons why Valerian was an intergalactic disappointment at the box office… Little-known source material | 0:36 Story confusion | 1:16 Ho-hum reviews | 2:11 Up-and-coming actors | 2:50 Stiff competition | 3:20 Creative salvation? | 4:12 Read more here → http://www.looper.com/76758/real-reason-valerian-flopped-box-office/ Film and TV Theories https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLOzaghBOlEsf1EjjXEqYZ3cr1Va9eP68j 12 Film Theories That Change Everything https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpwRA9KQnWU&list=PLOzaghBOlEsf1EjjXEqYZ3cr1Va9eP68j&index=18 7 Marvel Characters Who Won't Survive Phase 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txeT2Do6kl8&list=PLOzaghBOlEsf1EjjXEqYZ3cr1Va9eP68j&index=12 5 More Film Theories That Change Everything https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RbPCCSbxXM&list=PLOzaghBOlEsf1EjjXEqYZ3cr1Va9eP68j&index=17 How The Walking Dead Could End https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYixr55HA10&list=PLOzaghBOlEsf1EjjXEqYZ3cr1Va9eP68j&index=13 5 Fan Theories That Totally Change TV Shows https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP4SaMgBFYo&list=PLOzaghBOlEsf1EjjXEqYZ3cr1Va9eP68j&index=2 5 Movies That Strangely Predicted Real-Life Deaths https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuAacTFzL00&list=PLOzaghBOlEsf1EjjXEqYZ3cr1Va9eP68j&index=10 Website → http://www.looper.com/ Like us → https://facebook.com/loopermoviestv/ Follow us → https://twitter.com/looper Instagram → https://instagram.com/looperhq/ Looper is the go-to source for the movies, TV shows and video games we all love. We're addicted to all things superhero and Star Wars, but we're not afraid to binge watch some reality TV when the mood strikes. Whether it's revealing Easter eggs and secrets hidden in your favorite films, exposing movie mistakes, highlighting the best deleted scenes, or uncovering the truth about reality TV's strangest stars, Looper has endless entertainment for the discerning YouTube viewer.