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Christian Slater movie 'Playback' makes just $264 at US box office

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Christian Slater film Playback earned just $264 (£163), making it the lowest grossing movie of 2012 in the US.

The indie horror movie showed for one week in a single cinema, bringing in $252 on opening night.

Winona Ryder, Christian Slater, Heathers, 1988

© Rex Features / c.20thC.Fox/Everett/Rex Features

Actor Christian Slater strikes a pose at the premiere of 'Soldiers of Fortune' in Moscow, Russia

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[Left: Slater with Winona Ryder in Heathers, Right: Slater at the premiere of Soldiers of Fortune]

According to Box Office Mojo, Playback earned just $12 more during the following week, after which it was pulled.

Slater, 43, once starred in high-grossing films alongside the likes of Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise.

The Daily Mail calculated that approximately 33 people viewed Playback, with cinema ticket for 2012 in America costing an average of $7.94.

The strong Christmas Day performances of Les Misérables and Django Unchained helped put Hollywood on target to reach a new box office record with $10.8 billion in annual revenue.

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