Will Smith says the Wild Wild West is a “thorn in my side”

American actor Will Smith has revealed that he deeply regrets one of his greatest films, declaring it “a thorn in my side”.

Will Smith confessed to despising one of his films.

The 53-year-old American actor said GQ than his 1999 film, Wild Wild West, was one of his “worst” projects to date.

Wild Wild West is just a thorn in my side, “the actor said with a laugh.” Seeing me with guys… I don’t like it.

The western film starred Smith and Kevin Kline as two US Secret Service agents who team up to protect US President Ulysses S. Grant during the American Wild West.

It was a gigantic flop both critical and commercial, made worse by the fact that it was the most expensive film ever made at the time (adjusted for inflation) with a budget of 170 million dollars. dollars.

Wild Wild West only managed to rake in $ 113.8 million domestically and $ 108.3 million overseas for a worldwide total of $ 222.1 million.

The cherry – or rather the raspberry – in the lead: she was nominated for eight Razzies at the 20th Golden Raspberry Awards, winning five.

On a more positive note, when asked about his best picture, Smith struggled to ignore the 2006 film. Pursuit of happiness, for which he was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor. But he said Men in black was up there too.

“For different reasons, these are the two almost perfect films,” he said.

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