Dinesh D’Souza’s new movie “2016: Obama’s America” had a great opening weekend. It did better per-theater than the latest Batman and Bourn flicks.
Surging popularity in the anti-Obama movie“2016: Obama’s America” has dramatically boosted the number of theaters showing it, making the film the second biggest money-maker per-theater behind the the “Expendables 2,” the nation’s No. 1 flick.
Having opened last month in just a single Texas theater and facing complaints from the president’s supporters, the “2016: Obama’s America” was shown in 169 theaters last weekend is slated to be in 800 this weekend, producers tell Secrets.
Just as shocking: Over the weekend it earned $7,391 per theater, topping huge hits like “The Dark Knight Rises,” “The Bourne Legacy,” and “The Campaign.” Last weekend, it earned $1,249,000, a 293 percent one-week surge. “Expendables 2″ earned $8,670 per theater, tops in the country. What’s more: It was the 13th overall money maker last week, following a movie that was showing in over 1,100 theaters. (Read More)
The movie won’t be in my area for a few days. I’ve heard from a few people who saw it and said it was well worth the time and money. I’m sure Obama isn’t happy about the popularity of the movie this close to the election. Heh.
In case you missed it, here’s the trailer.
Update: Temple of MUT linked and has a short review of the movie, be sure to follow the link.