“I hated making that movie”: Kristen Stewart Absolutely Despises Her 1 Movie and Surprisingly That’s Not Twilight

Kristen Stewart named 2019's Charlie's Angels as her worst movie.

kristen stewart absolutely despises her 1 movie and surprisingly that’s not twilight


  • Actress Kristen Stewart revealed that she hated working in 2019's Charlie's Angels.
  • The actress explained that the film seemed like a good idea back then.
  • The film ended up as a massive financial disappointment despite the incredible success of its prequels.
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2019’s Charlie’s Angels featured Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska as the lead stars of the film. Stewart excitingly joined the project in 2018 but while looking back at it, she claimed it was a bad idea. The actress explained that the movie was a good idea back then but considering how it performed, it was probably a bad idea back then as well! The film was a flop and was labeled as one of the biggest box-office disappointments of 2019.

Kristen Stewart in 2019's Charlie's Angels
Kristen Stewart in 2019’s Charlie’s Angels

The film was the third installment in the Charlie’s Angels film series and served as a continuation of the story. The first two movies, starring Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, and Lucy Liu, were quite iconic and with the expectations set so high, the 2019 movie proved a huge letdown.

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Kristen Stewart hated making 2019’s Charlie’s Angels

A still from Charlie's Angels (2019), featuring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska
A still from Charlie’s Angels (2019), featuring Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska

In her recent interview with Variety, actress Kristen Stewart opened up about the experience of working in 2019’s Charlie’s Angels. The actress revealed that she hated the movie,

“It was a good idea at the time. I hated making that movie. I don’t know what else to say to you. Honestly, the three… you can’t touch [that]. Cameron, Lucy, and Drew… I love that movie. I love that movie! If that says anything.”

The first two movies featured Cameron Diaz, Drew Barrymore, and Lucy Liu. Both the films collectively grossed over $500 million at the global box office.

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The director of the film, Elizabeth Banks, explained why the film frizzled out

Kristen Stewart in 2019's Charlie's Angels
Kristen Stewart in 2019’s Charlie’s Angels

In an interview with The New York Times in 2022, Charlie’s Angels director Elizabeth Banks explained why the film didn’t perform well,

“So much of the story that the media wanted to tell about Charlie’s Angels was that it was some feminist manifesto – People kept saying, ‘You’re the first female director of Charlie’s Angels! And I was like, ‘They’ve only done a TV show and McG’s movies… what are you talking about? There’s not this long legacy.’ I just loved the franchise. There was not this gendered agenda from me. That was very much laid on top of the work, and it was a little bit of a bummer. It felt like it pigeonholed me and the audience for the movie.”

The film had an estimated production budget of $48–55 million and an estimated advertising budget of $50 million. It was definitely a box office bomb as it grossed $73.3 million, proving to be a financial loss for the studios.


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