There's a reason no one saw Emma Watson's latest movie.

She skyrocketed to fame as Hermione in the Harry Potter series, but that doesn’t mean every film Emma Watson stars in is a guaranteed success.

Her latest film Colonia recently opened at the UK box office… and only three people turned up to see it.

That means the film made a measly $81.60 in one weekend. In other words, not a great result.

TFW only three people turned up to watch your latest movie... Photo: 20th Century Fox

In the 'based on a true story' film set in Pinochet-era Chile, Watson plays a woman who tries to save her husband from cult-like imprisonment.

However, there are a few reasons why nobody turned out to see the film when it opened: namely, that it was released via a streaming service at the same time.

If you had the option of having to get dressed and leave your house to see a movie, or staying in your pyjamas to 'Netflix and Chill' all day, what would you choose?

Watch: Emma Watson accepts the GQ Woman of the Year award in 2014. (Post continues after video.)


Due to the streaming release the film only opened in three cinemas on its first weekend.

Colonia — also widely known as The Colony — first premiered during the Toronto Film Festival, and the critics weren't kind.

The film was called "very silly stuff" by The Guardian, while Time Out offered that reading a Wikipedia page about the event it was based on would help viewers "learn more". Ouch.

That said, with films like a live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast due for release next year, we're sure Watson will be back on the top of the box office in no time.

Featured image: 20th Century Fox