Ever walked out of a movie theater and said, "I can't believe I just paid for that"? Of course you have. But you can't get a refund for not liking a film, and so you go on your way, griping about how you've spent your money on something so mediocre.
One might assume that if a film is "bad," its cast would suffer; poor pay for poor reviews, right?
Wrong. In fact, you wouldn't believe how much money actors have earned from films that made the critics grumble. Check out the salaries that actors have pulled in from low-rated films: