'Lions For Lambs' (2007)

Normally, Oscar voters pay attention to <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003497" title="Robert Redford" href="/topic/entertainment/robert-redford-PECLB003497.topic">Robert Redford</a> movies ("Ordinary People," "Quiz Show"). "Lions for Lambs" starred three-time Oscar nominee <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001209" title="Tom Cruise" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/tom-cruise-PECLB001209.topic">Tom Cruise</a> and two-time Oscar winner (14 nominations) <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003793" title="Meryl Streep" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/meryl-streep-PECLB003793.topic">Meryl Streep</a>, so early Oscar expectations were high.<br>
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But Redford's $35-million war drama earned only $15 million in U.S. theaters. It received not a single award, but many bad reviews. <i>-- Hey, Jude!</i>
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Normally, Oscar voters pay attention to Robert Redford movies ("Ordinary People," "Quiz Show"). "Lions for Lambs" starred three-time Oscar nominee Tom Cruise and two-time Oscar winner (14 nominations) Meryl Streep, so early Oscar expectations were high.

But Redford's $35-million war drama earned only $15 million in U.S. theaters. It received not a single award, but many bad reviews. -- Hey, Jude!

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