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Michael Moore's 'Capitalism' a Bust at the Box Office
NewsBusters.org ^ | 10/4/2009 | Noel Sheppard

Posted on 10/04/2009 11:43:59 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies

Michael Moore is destined to really hate capitalism, for his new movie "Capitalism: A Love Story" appears to have totally flopped at the box office.

This comes despite all the gushing and fawning by Moore-loving media members prior to the film's October 2nd release.

Take heart, fellow capitalists, for according to Deadline Hollywood this could be a flop of epic proportions:

(Excerpt) Read more at newsbusters.org ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boxoffice; capitalism; michaelmoore; moviereview
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1 posted on 10/04/2009 11:43:59 AM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

someone please post Nelson saying HA HA.

(Just a request)


2 posted on 10/04/2009 11:45:18 AM PDT by vladimir998
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Hilarious. What irony.

Capitalism votes with it’s feet and dollars to declare fat boy’s movie and epic FAIL.

I love it.


3 posted on 10/04/2009 11:45:40 AM PDT by Frantzie (Do we want ACORN running America's healthcare?)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

What does it cost him to throw one of things together? $50,000? We know he used non-union labor to save money. Doesn’t need a big gross to make money on this junk.


4 posted on 10/04/2009 11:46:46 AM PDT by DManA
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Such a shame. Must be due to supply and demand


5 posted on 10/04/2009 11:46:53 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
I don't understand why he doesn't play it in Cuba, North Korea and Zimbabwe...
6 posted on 10/04/2009 11:47:00 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

What’s the matter, couldn’t MoveOn.org pay enough people to show up? The number of people reading Palin’s book will far outnumber those who see Moore’s movie. That’s gotta hurt.


7 posted on 10/04/2009 11:47:35 AM PDT by euram
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

This is good news for Moore’s artistic integrity. It would be very ironic if his movie about the evils of capitalism made a profit. He should make a pirate copy and post it on the internet.

Or is he just another leftist hypocrite???


8 posted on 10/04/2009 11:47:41 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority!)
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9 posted on 10/04/2009 11:47:42 AM PDT by narses ("These are the days when the Christian is expected to praise every creed except his own.")
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

It’s got to be just the really simple minded, gullible liberals (redundant) that still fall for this guy’s scam and believe he’s looking out for “the little guy” while he’s taking their money from them.


10 posted on 10/04/2009 11:48:04 AM PDT by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: 2banana

Moore could go to Switzerland and have a showing for Polanski.


11 posted on 10/04/2009 11:48:17 AM PDT by Paladin2 (Big Ears + Big Spending --> BigEarMarx, the man behind TOTUS)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

I imagine Americans don’t find the fatboy funny and clever anymore as they realize they are losing their wealth and freedom along the liberals’ road to communism.


12 posted on 10/04/2009 11:48:23 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (I don't remember Americans being called "racists" when we fought against Hillarycare.)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

It’ll make money. Low budget, low expectations. $20 million this weekend.

A niche movie with no real production costs, relative to other things in the theaters.


13 posted on 10/04/2009 11:50:11 AM PDT by sbMKE
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

So he got 1.5 mill (or so) for opening ... that’s 150,000 people nationwide who saw it (based on $10 per ticket) ...and the numbers will drop dramatically from there .... hope it cost him like $25 mill to make that farce ....


14 posted on 10/04/2009 11:50:23 AM PDT by SkyDancer ('Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not..' ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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15 posted on 10/04/2009 11:51:09 AM PDT by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: DManA
We know he used non-union labor to save money.

A link verifying your comment would be valuable to this thread.

16 posted on 10/04/2009 11:52:17 AM PDT by chapin2500
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Wow, big decline in return on investment for these films. F9/11 cost $6 million to make and made over $200 million, “Sicko” cost $9 million and made about 22 million, and so far “Capitalism” has made less than $2 milllion.

Take that, Mikey.


17 posted on 10/04/2009 11:52:26 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (We're right! We're free! And we'll fight! And you'll seeeeeeee!)
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To: DManA

Each film costs several million to make. F9/11 cost 6 million, Sicko cost 9, no word on the cost of this one but it has to be a HUGE money loser.


18 posted on 10/04/2009 11:53:26 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (We're right! We're free! And we'll fight! And you'll seeeeeeee!)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

It will stil be shown in high schools, and college profs will watch it and quote from it at lecture.

Mere $$ is not why this film was made, it’s ideology, and if Moore et all get to spread their ideas while the corporation that procuced the film goes bankrupt, it’s a win.


19 posted on 10/04/2009 11:53:39 AM PDT by DBrow
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20 posted on 10/04/2009 11:53:44 AM PDT by Rastus
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To: chapin2500

Here ya go:

http://www.nypost.com/p/pagesix/union_teaches_moore_lesson_sCK9AXSEsqhAtwpyoUkv5K


21 posted on 10/04/2009 11:56:17 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Mr. Silverback

There is more movie magic in the bookkeeping as there is on the screen.


22 posted on 10/04/2009 11:57:08 AM PDT by DManA
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To: DManA

Perfect! Thanks a mill!!


23 posted on 10/04/2009 11:58:31 AM PDT by chapin2500
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

The movie should have been a bust... Moore is a liar and a Commie who is a power hungry POS.

Him and all of the left wing know nothings in Hollyweird can move to EUROPE and “STAY THERE”.


24 posted on 10/04/2009 11:59:33 AM PDT by Paige ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing," Edmund Burke)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

But wait until the Academy Awards are given out. A sure winner.


25 posted on 10/04/2009 12:00:34 PM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

26 posted on 10/04/2009 12:00:57 PM PDT by LostInBayport (The magnetic strip on the back of the Race Card is worn out from overuse.)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
I heard this fat asshole marxist on NPR talking about lifting the cap on the SS tax so people would get taxed on all of their income, not just the first 110K (This goes up 4% a year by the way).

Supposedly would keep SS solvent for another 20 years or so.

What happens after that the red son of a bitch didn't say.

27 posted on 10/04/2009 12:05:31 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

I hate to disagree, but this movie did a lot better than I thought it would, which is quite disturbing. It beat out a “real” movie premiere “Whip It”, which was playing in twice as many theaters.

It also had the highest per screen attendance of any of the major releases. Hopefully all the commies went this week and this thing is done by next weeked.


28 posted on 10/04/2009 12:07:40 PM PDT by gore_sux (Al Franken - Preferred by Minnesota Educated Somali Pirates and Suicide Bombers Everywhere)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Nobody likes a downer movie in bad times. Upbeat films work better.


29 posted on 10/04/2009 12:10:43 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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30 posted on 10/04/2009 12:11:29 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

I wouldn’t support his crap. the best way to see his film if you want to see trash is to buy tickets to another movie and then go into the theater with his film.

No dollars for Michael Moore.


31 posted on 10/04/2009 12:11:58 PM PDT by ncfool (Cash for Clunkers - A big failure and Obama and rats want us to trust them with our healthcare!)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies; Chode


Michael Moore brings his stuffed mattress to Irony Camp 2009
32 posted on 10/04/2009 12:17:15 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: bamahead; fieldmarshaldj; Impy; Norman Bates; ExTexasRedhead; AuntB

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8v9yUVgrmPY


33 posted on 10/04/2009 12:18:39 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Liberal sacred cows make great hamburger)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
now if he had accepted food stamps in leu of cash for entry I am sure it would of done much better.

But who wants to spend their ill gotten capitalism derived dollars to see this crud?

34 posted on 10/04/2009 12:21:29 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied, the economy died)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

I just got back from taking the 11 yr old and her bud to see Fame. One man bought a ticket to see Moores movie . Then he was in line at the concession stand and bought a hot dog and a soda for 12 bucks. I wonder what he was thinking. mmm mmm mmm


35 posted on 10/04/2009 12:22:34 PM PDT by linn37 ( "The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Palin bestseller. Moore flop.

Capitalism wins again! Hoo! Hoo! Hoo!


36 posted on 10/04/2009 12:24:03 PM PDT by SolidWood (Sarah Palin: "Only dead fish go with the flow!")
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Wishes do come true, great!


37 posted on 10/04/2009 12:25:40 PM PDT by tina07 (In loving memory of my father,WWII Vet. CBI 10/16/42-12/17/45, d. 11/1/85 -Happy B'day Daddy 2/20/23)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Well, this just proves his thesis that Capitalism is a disaster. Things like this wouldn’t happen to him if he had a guaranteed government subsidy.
Sarcasm off.


38 posted on 10/04/2009 12:31:57 PM PDT by Newtoidaho (Liberals are nothing more than drooling buffoons. Spread the word.)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
Good.

Schadenfreude rules!

39 posted on 10/04/2009 12:42:43 PM PDT by Stepan12 (Palin & Bolton in 2012)
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40 posted on 10/04/2009 12:46:32 PM PDT by PLD
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
Michael Moore's 'Capitalism' a Bust at the Box Office


41 posted on 10/04/2009 12:46:35 PM PDT by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: ncfool

Or, when it is released, go to the library and check it out.


42 posted on 10/04/2009 12:47:25 PM PDT by Bronzy
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To: kingattax
Nope. For a story this BIG ... you need a bigger Nelson ...


43 posted on 10/04/2009 12:50:47 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies
Gee Average Americans are not gullible enough to hand their hard earned dollars to a con man fraud multi millionaire who makes childish propaganda whining hysterically about the “Evil rich” while living a life of opulence and conspicuous consumption?
44 posted on 10/04/2009 1:14:58 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (The 0 years, Too bad a requirement for adult supervision was not put into the Constitution)
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To: Paige

You mentioned the attributes of “THE ONE”


45 posted on 10/04/2009 1:24:31 PM PDT by ncfool (Cash for Clunkers - A big failure and Obama and rats want us to trust them with our healthcare!)
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To: Paige

You mentioned the attributes of “THE ONE”


46 posted on 10/04/2009 1:25:16 PM PDT by ncfool (Cash for Clunkers - A big failure and Obama and rats want us to trust them with our healthcare!)
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To: DManA

he don’t look too healthy in that picture. too bad.


47 posted on 10/04/2009 1:29:42 PM PDT by wiggen (Never in the history of our great country have the people had less representation than they do today)
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To: SonOfDarkSkies

Yeah, a rich, fat POS makes a movie bashing the economic system that enables him to be a rich, fat POS. Big suprise that it bombs.


48 posted on 10/04/2009 1:31:26 PM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Condor51

Careful with that finger Mike, you KNOW where it has been!


49 posted on 10/04/2009 1:32:40 PM PDT by SES1066 (Cycling to conserve, Conservative to save, Saving to Retire, will Retire to Cycle.)
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To: MNJohnnie
while living a life of opulence and conspicuous consumption?

...and a life of not inconspicuous corpulence!;-)

50 posted on 10/04/2009 1:33:55 PM PDT by SonOfDarkSkies (For good judgment ask...What would Obama do? Then do the opposite!)
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