Just when you thought that epic dance movie flop "Battlefield America" couldn't lose any more money ... the film's director has just been ordered to pay $10,000 for screwing over one of the flick's investors.
As TMZ first reported, director Chris Stokes was sued in small claims court by a single mother, who claimed she invested $10,000 in his movie ... believing she'd be repaid in 30 days ... but the money was never returned to her.
Lo and behold, Stokes blew off her lawsuit -- and earlier this week, a judge entered a default judgment in the woman's favor, awarding her the $10,000 plus court costs.
It's another crippling financial blow to the filmmakers -- who dumped a reported $15 million into the picture, which later raked in only $172,000 in theaters.
The woman tells TMZ, “I simply want Christopher Stokes and team to make things right and pay what they owe me."
We reached out to Stokes -- no word back.
'Battlefield America' Director
Ordered to Pay $10,000 for
Crappy Movie Experience
6/16/2013 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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