As Kingpin reaches its 25th anniversary, was the movie worthy of its low ratings and box office return, or was it an under-appreciated, if slightly smeared, gem.
Flashfoward seventeen years, and Roy is a balding, out of shape unsuccessful salesman, who has very little going for him.
After paving the way with Dumb and Dumber, their second feature film, Kingpin, made sure the world of ten pin bowling was never seen in quite the same light again.
On its release, Kingpin certainly had its fans but compared to Dumb and Dumber’s huge $247 million haul it made a measly $32 million, barely breaking even.
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