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Boxoffice Mojo: Movie 2016 finishes 4th for Friday Gross, 1st per Theater Gross
Boxoffice Mojo ^ | 8/25/2012 | Staff

Posted on 08/25/2012 2:37:46 PM PDT by VA Voter

There is no text. This is great news.

(Excerpt) Read more at boxofficemojo.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2016; 2016boxoffice; 2016movie; boxoffice

1 posted on 08/25/2012 2:37:51 PM PDT by VA Voter
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To: VA Voter

Just saw it today. Unlike so many silly Hollywood horror movies this one is genuinely scary. Like coldly watching an approaching tornado


2 posted on 08/25/2012 2:43:36 PM PDT by Nateman (If liberals are not screaming you are doing it wrong!)
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3 posted on 08/25/2012 2:44:55 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: VA Voter

Just got back from noon showing. GREAT movie.

The theater was only 20% full however. Attendance needs to pick up if it is to have an impact.


4 posted on 08/25/2012 2:45:42 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Nateman

Agreed.


5 posted on 08/25/2012 2:46:34 PM PDT by Larry Lucido (ABO/Ryan 2012)
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To: VA Voter

I saw it yesterday in the Woodlands, Texas. The 2:05 showing was about 60-70% full. The movie was pretty well received. There was some applause at the end. Although I didn’t learn a whole lot, the film was well done and think it will keep gaining audiences.


6 posted on 08/25/2012 2:51:04 PM PDT by ishmac (Lady Thatcher:"There are no permanent defeats in politics because there are no permanent victories.)
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To: Drango

My wife and I and some friends of ours saw it in Hickory, NC at the 7:15 pm showing, and the theater was 80% full.


7 posted on 08/25/2012 2:54:21 PM PDT by Cobra64 (Common sense isn't common anymore.)
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To: VA Voter

Saw it in Williamsburg, VA last night.. theater was about half full.


8 posted on 08/25/2012 2:55:14 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Stop the bleeding, Todd Akin. Do the right thing and step aside!!)
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To: VA Voter

I wonder if some of the theater owners who passed on having this film solely due to their own pro-Obama bias are now regretting it. Too bad - it was their own choice.


9 posted on 08/25/2012 3:08:41 PM PDT by grundle
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To: ishmac
There was some applause at the end. Although I didn’t learn a whole lot, the film was well done and think it will keep gaining audiences.

Maybe you didn't,(most conservatives knew this president was a sham from day one) but hopefully your friends and neighbors did. It's amazing the level of denial that goes on if you bring up any of the Marxist nonsense this president was raised with. I really think that people simply don't want to believe we could elect someone so evil that they shut down and just put everything down to "Republican obstructionism" or racism or whatever excuse the regime is giving that week for the decline of our country.

If this movie opens the eyes of 5% of the voting public we may have a chance to save ourselves.

10 posted on 08/25/2012 3:11:28 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: VA Voter
When all the numbers are in you won't hear a word about how well the movie did , unless of course it tanks.

Remember when Hollywood came out of the closet and released Brokeback Mountain? They showered it with rave reviews and awards, but you never really heard how it did where it counts, at the box office. Near as I can tell it was a major flop.

On the other side was The Passion of the Christ I remember everybody wanted to see it, church groups sponsored showings, but never a word about how it did. That's because it did great despite having no backing and running counter to Hollywood. IMHO, the mainstream reaction to this movie will be a lot like that was.

11 posted on 08/25/2012 3:17:32 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: YankeeReb

Caller to local radio talkshow in central Pennsylvania urges that you check your ticket to be sure it is for the right movie. Especially important if at a multiplex theater. Credit where credit is due is critical.


12 posted on 08/25/2012 3:28:04 PM PDT by codder too
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To: ishmac
1:35 showing today (Saturday). Theater about half full. Applause at the end.

I didn't hear anything new, but Freepers are usually well informed. It was well put together and stayed away from controversial topics that can't be proved. He hit some topics like Obama’s one sided nuclear disarmament of America that should help wake up the uninformed.

I liked George Obama. He was well spoken.

13 posted on 08/25/2012 3:32:15 PM PDT by FR_addict
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To: YankeeReb

I remember at the time of Brokeback, that some liberal columnist wrote that the Academy lost its guts, since Brokeback didn’t win best picture.

The charge was that the Academy Awards voters were afraid of the reaction from “middle America” if they voted Brokeback as best picture. The forgettable movie “Crash” won that honor instead. And to the liberals, Brokeback was a magnificent movie in and out, but, because America is homophobic and all that, it didn’t win an award it so obviously (to liberals) deserved.


14 posted on 08/25/2012 3:33:32 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: YankeeReb

IIRC, Brokeback grossed about 170 mill worldwide, on a 14 mill budget. Hardly a flop.


15 posted on 08/25/2012 3:38:31 PM PDT by Coronal
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To: VA Voter

I find it a victory that this film made to theaters.

And a greater victory that it didn’t immediately die on the vine.


16 posted on 08/25/2012 3:39:39 PM PDT by berdie
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To: VA Voter
Purchased tickets today for the noon showing tomorrow. I was 10th in the ticket line and every person in front of me was purchasing tickets for the next 2016 showing. I think it will certainly make a very respectable showing in ticket sales. It will not get the Oscar for the best documentary.........not with the Hollyweird crowd as the only voters for the award!
17 posted on 08/25/2012 3:43:44 PM PDT by originalbuckeye
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To: VA Voter

Went some distance to see it last night. The 7:00 showing was sold out. Very respectable house for the 9:30 showing. The two branch theater was only showing it in one of its branches because they could only get one printing of it, per their security guard.

Following the movie, enthusiastic applause.


18 posted on 08/25/2012 3:57:52 PM PDT by TEXOKIE (Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little. EdmondBurke)
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To: VA Voter

Just saw it in Roanoke today. Great documentary on Obama and his anti-colonial view of the world and America in particular. My wife and I were disappointed that there were so many “geezers” including us. Young mothers and fathers really need to see this!!!!!

Check here to find a theater near you - http://2016themovie.com/theaters/


19 posted on 08/25/2012 3:58:12 PM PDT by Perseverando (Gun control? It's the OBOTS who are filling up prisons for violent crimes, not the Tea Party.)
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To: VA Voter

Saw it FRI night in BHM, AL with 2 friends at the 7:20 p.m. showing in a Carmike theater. Got there 1/2 hour before the start. Seating was already 1/3rd full. Demographics were 85% >40 years of age - totally white. By show time theater was nearly full. Quiet as a tomb during and after the movie.

During the previews they showed a preview of a Mexican film coming with English sub-titles ... some thing like “Letters from ...”

Guess FR keeps me up to speed on BHO. The only 2 new take-aways for me were ...
1. More background on his Indonesian adoptive father, Soerto, and how Stanley Anne Dunham divorced him because he took a job with an American oil company.
2. DD’s interview with BHO’s half brother in Kenya. It was fascinating to hear him say (a) BHO didn’t owe him anything, and, (b) Kenya would be much better off financially had the UK maintained its presence in Kenya.

2 small beefs ...
1. The interviews/conversations with several conservative commentators had them doing their interviews over cell phones while the cameras were rolling. Looked fake.
2. The map DD displayed near the end where he drew a barbed wire boundary around the Muslim nations from Morocco to Pakistan and declared them the new United States of Islam. He should have included Turkey, Bangladesh, and Indonesia (and maybe some of the former U.S.S.R. central Asian states).

Otherwise, a very well done film. The under 40 crowd needs to see this movie, but they do not appear to be coming.


20 posted on 08/25/2012 3:58:32 PM PDT by MacNaughton
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Crash was not forgettable. It was a good movie.


21 posted on 08/25/2012 4:03:44 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: MacNaughton

I wish DD had included about another 4 to 5 mins of clips of Obama’s own words over the previous campaign on his promises and what he actually did and some more of his blatant lies and verbal slip ups like when he said he was a Muslim.


22 posted on 08/25/2012 4:07:01 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: MacNaughton

Re: Otherwise, a very well done film. The under 40 crowd needs to see this movie, but they do not appear to be coming.


Also noted a lack of minorities at the 2:10 matinee. When the movie ended there was a lot of clapping by attendees.


23 posted on 08/25/2012 4:14:45 PM PDT by Perseverando (Gun control? It's the OBOTS who are filling up prisons for violent crimes, not the Tea Party.)
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To: Coronal

I wonder what it grossed in the US?


24 posted on 08/25/2012 4:18:03 PM PDT by berdie
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To: Nateman

Just 45K less than #3 PARANORMAN, which is on over triple the number of screens.


25 posted on 08/25/2012 4:23:18 PM PDT by BCrago66
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To: VA Voter

just wondering...

How dos 2016 stack up against michael Moore’s faux documentaries??

Wonder if 2016 will be put up for any Oscars (yeah, I know, stupid questions)


26 posted on 08/25/2012 4:31:26 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: VA Voter

We just returned from watching a late afternoon matinee showing of 2016 here in Western PA. Close to 50 people in the theater by showtime, about 70% of whom were over 60.

The only 20-somethings I saw were the two ushers who popped in for 15 minutes to watch during their dinner break.


27 posted on 08/25/2012 4:40:24 PM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: Nateman

“this one is genuinely scary”

The scariest part for me was the teacher directing those kids singing to dear leader....I no longer recognize my country.


28 posted on 08/25/2012 4:59:28 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: RS_Rider

Went to the 11:05am showing in Lauhlin, NV. Pretty good turnout for first showing of the day.


29 posted on 08/25/2012 5:12:02 PM PDT by Hildy (F"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: VA Voter

This title reminds me of how Little League will give out a trophy for every player regardless of ranking. Yeah! 4th place....let’s celebrate.


30 posted on 08/25/2012 5:59:47 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Attention Republican National Convention voters....Santorum/Bachmann 2012! Dump liberal Romney NOW!)
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To: Drango

I went this morning. It was about 40 percent filled.....nobody under 40...all white....most of them very old (80’s). It was an ok film. Too much on his youth which he had ZERO to say in the matter. I wish it was more about his policies and what 2016 could look like if he is reelected.


31 posted on 08/25/2012 6:03:34 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Attention Republican National Convention voters....Santorum/Bachmann 2012! Dump liberal Romney NOW!)
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To: MacNaughton

2. DD’s interview with BHO’s half brother in Kenya. It was fascinating to hear him say (a) BHO didn’t owe him anything,

Obama doesn’t owe him anything. Why would Barack have to support some step brother that his father gave some sperm to some women too? That whole part of the movie was ridiculous.


32 posted on 08/25/2012 6:05:36 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Attention Republican National Convention voters....Santorum/Bachmann 2012! Dump liberal Romney NOW!)
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To: Drango

‘20% full.’

That’s about what we encountered last Tues., or was it Monday - ? At 7:30pm.
Posted same on another thread.


33 posted on 08/25/2012 6:11:21 PM PDT by USARightSide ( SUPPORTING O U R TROOPS)
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34 posted on 08/25/2012 6:30:56 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: Hildy
2:20 showing Greensboro NC. 90% full, mostly 50-70yr crowd, some 40somethings(including my wife and I), and one 11 yr old boy(my son). Clapping and “I want my country back” at end.
35 posted on 08/25/2012 6:39:32 PM PDT by badbrain
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To: YankeeReb
Brokeback Mountain

Oh, I thought you meant this one:


36 posted on 08/25/2012 10:19:52 PM PDT by QT3.14 (Loyalty to the country always. Loyalty to the government when it deserves it. - Mark Twain)
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To: berdie

According to Boxoffice Mojo, 83 mill & change.


37 posted on 08/26/2012 1:11:54 PM PDT by Coronal
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To: Coronal

Thanks!


38 posted on 08/26/2012 3:54:32 PM PDT by berdie
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