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Rob Reinerís Shock and Awe Earns a Measly $41,000 on Opening Weekend
Mediaite ^ | Tamar Auber

Posted on 07/15/2018 4:27:49 PM PDT by Mozilla

Director Rob Reiner‘s new movie Shock and Awe is a movie about journalists.

According to the movie’s description on Rotten Tomatoes, the film is “based on the true events of Knight Ridder journalists who were the only ones who ‘got it right’ in the lead-up to the 2003 Iraq War when they questioned the true nature of the Bush White House’s justification for the conflict.”

Yet, you would be forgiven for not knowing that because this weekend practically no one bought tickets to see the film, which opened in limited release on July 13th.

According to Box Office Mojo, for the weekend of July 13-15th, Shock and Awe grossed a measly $41,000.

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TOPICS: Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: 4thestate5thcolumn; biasmeanslayoffs; deadfromtheneckup; enemedia; hollywood; meathead; movies; reiner; robreiner; shockandawe; trysellingthetruth
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Nobody watches Meatheads garbage.
1 posted on 07/15/2018 4:27:49 PM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

“Hey, honey! You wanna see a movie about journalists?”


2 posted on 07/15/2018 4:31:09 PM PDT by Slyfox (Not my circus, not my monkeys)
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A Few Good Men wasn’t bad...but I saw that before I was aware that he was involved.But something tells me that I’ll die never having seen “Shock And Awe”.


3 posted on 07/15/2018 4:33:02 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (You Say "White Privilege"...I Say "Protestant Work Ethic")
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To: Mozilla

Make a movie for people to feel guilty?
Expect people to pay to see it?

Good luck with that business concept.


4 posted on 07/15/2018 4:33:57 PM PDT by hadaclueonce ( This time I am Deplorable)
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Shock And Awe = No One Saw


5 posted on 07/15/2018 4:36:14 PM PDT by LeonardFMason (426)
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So... what do they claim was the real reason for the Iraq war? The article doesn’t say. I guess the journalist writing it lost interest too.


6 posted on 07/15/2018 4:37:13 PM PDT by SeeSharp
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There’s Democrat spin........and then there’s the truth.


7 posted on 07/15/2018 4:38:00 PM PDT by originalbuckeye ('In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act'- George Orwell.a)
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To: Mozilla

National Putrid Radio (NPR) is doing it’s best to promote it.


8 posted on 07/15/2018 4:38:01 PM PDT by Az Joe (I AM TRUMP!)
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Propaganda is not meant to make money, it is meant to indocrtinate, so we will probably see articles in the leghumping media about how wonderful it is. No need to see it.


9 posted on 07/15/2018 4:40:13 PM PDT by dynachrome (When an empire dies, you are left with vast monuments in front of which peasants squat to defecate)
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Seriously folks this was a film that was only playing in 100 theaters and had zero marketing... it was always a pet project...

Honestly how many here ever heard of it before this article?


10 posted on 07/15/2018 4:41:52 PM PDT by HamiltonJay
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The Iraq war? George W Bush? Wasn’t that back in the 20th century, or something?


11 posted on 07/15/2018 4:46:24 PM PDT by proxy_user
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Garbage in, garbage out.


12 posted on 07/15/2018 4:49:12 PM PDT by tennmountainman ("Trust Sessions" Yeah Right.)
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To: Mozilla

Propaganda film, nothing more.


13 posted on 07/15/2018 4:51:07 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration
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To: Gay State Conservative

It made the Marines look like they were retarded.


14 posted on 07/15/2018 4:51:44 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration
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If a propaganda film falls in the forest and nobody hears it, is it still a propaganda film?


15 posted on 07/15/2018 4:54:34 PM PDT by humbleexpert
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The flights - 56 in total, Mr. Sada said - attracted little notice because they were thought to be civilian flights providing relief from Iraq to Syria, which had suffered a flood after a dam collapse in June of 2002.

"Saddam realized, this time, the Americans are coming," Mr. Sada said. "They handed over the weapons of mass destruction to the Syrians."


- Iraq's WMD Secreted in Syria, Sada Says
16 posted on 07/15/2018 4:55:12 PM PDT by \/\/ayne (I regret that I have but one subscription cancellation notice to give to my local newspaper.)
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I haven’t even heard of that movie.

Although I will say, This Is Spinal Tap is a GREAT Rob Reiner movie.
Plenty of laughs every time a see it.


17 posted on 07/15/2018 4:55:17 PM PDT by ObozoMustGo2012 ("Be quiet... you are #fakenews!")
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You admitted to seeing it.

That’s so sad. I’m sorry that you didn’t have better things to do, like watch paint dry.


18 posted on 07/15/2018 5:01:37 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death by cults.)
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To: Mozilla
I frequently make predictions when seeing a title of a thread.

For this one predicted I would find the word "meathead" by post #2.

You did not disappoint.

19 posted on 07/15/2018 5:02:08 PM PDT by TruthWillWin ([MSM])
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To: Mozilla

Like PT Barnum said, “There’s an asshole born every minute”.


20 posted on 07/15/2018 5:02:35 PM PDT by GoldenPup
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