Pop Goes The NewsBy the Sea, starring power couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt, has earned a little more than $482,000 in its first 17 days in cinemas in the U.S. and Canada.

That’s less than another infamous A-list sea-themed project, Madonna’s 2002 flop Swept Away, which made a little under $600,000 in the same amount of time.

Pop Goes The News — Three movies made in Montreal have had disappointing debuts this season.

Stonewall, Pawn Sacrifice and The Walk have all flopped or fizzled at the box office.

Pop Goes The NewsWe Are Your Friends didn’t find many fans on its opening weekend, finishing in 13th place with only $1.8 million at the box office in the U.S. and Canada.

Set in the world of electronic dance music and starring Zac Efron, it had the second worst opening in 30 years for a new live action movie in wide release — behind 2012’s Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure.