Some would say the 1956 movie, The Conqueror, was cursed from the beginning.
It had a terrible script, an unhappy crew, and a producer, in Howard Hughes, who would soon lose his mind to obsessive compulsive disorder and any number of other unknown mental challenges. Within two years, he quit wearing clothes or cutting his nails, and would eat only three different foods - chicken, chocolate, and milk. Hughes quit bathing and bought every copy of The Conqueror for the modern-day equivalent of 120 million dollars. In order to punish himself for this commercial and critical flop, he sat alone watching it on repeat, naked in his chair, while peeing into Mason jars.
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