MICHAEL MOORE’S ANTI-TRUMP FILM BOMBS AT THE BOX OFFICE. THE NUMBERS ARE HORRIFIC
|| Daily Caller
“Michael Moore’s anti-Donald Trump film “Fahrenheit 11/9” crashed and burned at the box office over the weekend.
The plot of the movie, according to IMDB, is: “Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald J. Trump presidency and gun violence while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.”
Apparently, people just weren’t interested in going to the theater this weekend to get a political lecture because the numbers were abysmal.”
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Weekend Box Office: ‘House With a Clock in Its Walls’ Eyes $25M; ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’ Falls Flat
|| The Hollywood Reporter
“Unless traffic picks up, Fahrenheit 11/9 is headed for an eighth-place finish with $3 million-debut from 1,719 theaters (pre-release tracking had suggested at least $5 million-$6 million). One bright spot: Audiences gave it an A CinemaScore.
Moore’s satirical, anti-Trump film marks the first release from Tom Ortenberg’s new company, Briarcliff. (Ortenberg worked with Moore on Fahrenheit 9/11 while stationed at Lionsgate.) It earned just north of $1 million on Friday.”
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