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Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘America’ a hit at the box office, increases 60% on Fourth of July
The Right Scoop ^ | Juyl 5 2014 | sooper mexican

Posted on 07/05/2014 1:27:05 PM PDT by PoloSec

Dinesh D’Souza’s movie is doing great at the box office, having already earned enough to cover its budget.

From WND:

NEW YORK – Early reports from its debut weekend indicate Dinesh D’Souza’s new documentary “America” is opening with a strong box office nationwide.

Preliminary box-office counts indicate “America” is overall No. 3 in per screen average attendance in the United States and No. 10 in overall box-office receipts, a position considered strong in that “America” is opening on only 1,000 screens nationwide, in competition with films opening on more than 3,000 screens.

Box-office returns for “America” on Friday were up 60 percent from Thursday, with competitors, “Tammy” up only 17 percent, “Earth to Echo” up 5 percent and “Deliver Us From Evil” down 5 percent.

Producers of “America” have reported to WND that people in the theaters are crying upon viewing the film and breaking out spontaneously into the national anthem.

Who says patriotism can’t be successful at the theaters?


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aitwwh; america; dinesh; dsouza

1 posted on 07/05/2014 1:27:05 PM PDT by PoloSec
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To: PoloSec

Bringing the low-information electorate out of the dark pit of ignorance. Good news.


2 posted on 07/05/2014 1:31:12 PM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: PoloSec

Needs to make a film about Bengazi or one that focuses on the vile insect Saul Alinsky.

I am so grateful and relieved We have an answer to that Jabba the Hut, Michael Moore.

I hope Dinesh makes a whole mountain of cash.


3 posted on 07/05/2014 1:33:06 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: PoloSec

Going to see it on Sunday.


4 posted on 07/05/2014 1:48:46 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: FreeReign
Just saw it 2 hours ago. My wife was in tears and everybody stood up and applauded at the end. Her shock was Hillary as an Alinsky acolyte.
5 posted on 07/05/2014 2:03:43 PM PDT by AU72
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To: PoloSec
Imagine a world without America?


"I am. I am."

6 posted on 07/05/2014 2:03:54 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: PoloSec

Just saw it!....It is excellent!

After 15 years, I realize that Free Republic and Glenn Beck have educated me quite well.

I learned some things from the movie, but a lot of ground covered is standard info here in Freeperland.

But it was beautifully, and thoroughly well made.

Strangely enough, the only time I cried was when Bono was speaking about. America’s greatness.
I have never been a Bono fan.....but he brought me to tears of pride.

Highly recommend this movie.


7 posted on 07/05/2014 2:04:16 PM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Guenevere

Yes, indeed the crowd applauded !!!!


8 posted on 07/05/2014 2:05:12 PM PDT by Guenevere
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To: PoloSec

Going to see it next weekend.


9 posted on 07/05/2014 2:05:56 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: EagleUSA

This is one movies I wish was produced alongside the first one, and both before 1012. I plan to buy both this movies and the book. I learned some interesting things in that movie!


10 posted on 07/05/2014 2:06:45 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: PoloSec

Total Lifetime Grosses
Domestic: $2,321,000
Domestic Summary
Release Dates: June 27, 2014 (limited)
July 2, 2014 (wide)
Limited Opening Weekend: $38,608
(#42 rank, 3 theaters, $12,869 average)
Wide Opening Weekend: n/a
(1,105 theaters)
> View All Weekends
Widest Release: 1,105 theaters
In Release: 8 days / 1.1 weeks
Genres
Genre Rank
Documentary 74
Documentary - Political 13
Charts
Chart Rank
All Time Domestic 5,794
Top Movies in the Past 365 Days 170


11 posted on 07/05/2014 2:07:05 PM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: PoloSec

I hardly go to movies anymore, but I am going to THIS one!!


12 posted on 07/05/2014 2:08:16 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Bush won the War in Iraq, Obozo lost the peace..and gave Iraq back to the Terrorists!)
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To: PoloSec
We saw it day before yesterday....... loved it!

Historically, politically and artistically excellent.

13 posted on 07/05/2014 2:10:44 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: PoloSec
Who says patriotism can’t be successful at the theaters?

If only it could be successful in Washington DC.

14 posted on 07/05/2014 2:14:37 PM PDT by Maceman
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To: gaijin
"one that focuses on the vile insect Saul Alinsky"

Go see "America". You'll get your fill of ole' Saul!

15 posted on 07/05/2014 2:18:48 PM PDT by Da Bilge Troll (Defeatism is not a winning strategy!)
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To: PoloSec

The reviews at Rotten Tomatoes are hilarious.

Critics average rating: 13%
Audience rating: 81%


16 posted on 07/05/2014 2:23:26 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: PoloSec
#11 on July 4th via daily mojo
<< PREVIOUS
   
Rank* Title Friday
7/4

(Estimates)
Saturday
7/5
Sunday
7/6
Monday
7/7
1 TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION
Paramount

4,233
$10,603,000

+9.8% / $2,505
$148,948,000 / 8

N/A

N/A

N/A
2 TAMMY
Warner Bros.

3,465
$6,440,000

+16.6% / $1,859
$18,176,000 / 3

N/A

N/A

N/A
3 HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2
Fox

3,297
$2,775,000

+13.7% / $842
$134,025,000 / 22

N/A

N/A

N/A
4 EARTH TO ECHO
Relativity

3,230
$2,630,000

+1.2% / $814
$7,880,000 / 3

N/A

N/A

N/A
5 DELIVER US FROM EVIL
Sony / Screen Gems

3,049
$2,535,000

-4.3% / $831
$8,040,000 / 3

N/A

N/A

N/A
6 22 JUMP STREET
Sony / Columbia

3,324
$2,530,000

+2% / $761
$151,984,000 / 22

N/A

N/A

N/A
7 MALEFICENT
Buena Vista

2,389
$1,843,000

+21.4% / $771
$209,592,000 / 36

N/A

N/A

N/A
8 JERSEY BOYS
Warner Bros.

2,630
$1,800,000

+62.9% / $684
$33,345,000 / 15

N/A

N/A

N/A
9 THINK LIKE A MAN TOO
Sony / Screen Gems

1,729
$1,315,000

+21.2% / $761
$53,607,000 / 15

N/A

N/A

N/A
10 EDGE OF TOMORROW
Warner Bros.

1,538
$1,020,000

+25.2% / $663
$88,250,000 / 29

N/A

N/A

N/A
11 AMERICA (2014)
Lionsgate

1,105
$1,004,000

+60.6% / $909
$2,321,000 / 8

N/A

N/A

N/A
12 THE FAULT IN OUR STARS
Fox

1,865
$640,000

-16.3% / $343
$114,041,000 / 29

N/A

N/A

N/A
- CHEF
Open Road Films

686
$536,000

+74.9% / $781
$20,898,000 / 57

N/A

N/A

N/A
- X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST
Fox

1,044
$535,000

+27.4% / $512
$225,765,000 / 43

N/A

N/A

N/A
- BEGIN AGAIN
Weinstein Company

175
$425,000

+97.7% / $2,429
$963,000 / 8

N/A

N/A

N/A
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N/A

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<< PREVIOUS
We need 117 million more to drop the Liar Moore out of Documentary first place.
Rank Title (click to view) Studio Lifetime Gross / Theaters Opening / Theaters Date
1 Fahrenheit 9/11 Lions $119,194,771 2,011 $23,920,637 868 6/23/04
2 March of the Penguins WIP $77,437,223 2,506 $137,492 4 6/24/05
3 Justin Bieber: Never Say Never Par. $73,013,910 3,118 $29,514,054 3,105 2/11/11
4 2016 Obama's America RM $33,449,086 2,017 $31,610 1 7/13/12
5 Earth (2009) BV $32,011,576 1,804 $8,825,760 1,804 4/22/09
6 Chimpanzee BV $28,972,764 1,567 $10,673,748 1,563 4/20/12
7 One Direction: This is Us TriS $28,873,374 2,735 $15,815,497 2,735 8/30/13
8 Katy Perry: Part of Me Par. $25,326,071 2,732 $7,138,266 2,730 7/5/12
9 Sicko LGF $24,540,079 1,117 $68,969 1 6/22/07
10 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $24,146,161 587 $281,330 4 5/24/06

17 posted on 07/05/2014 2:31:25 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: FreeAtlanta
* already in #13 for Political Documentary!!! Political Documentary
18 posted on 07/05/2014 2:35:58 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty or Big Government - you can't have both.)
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To: PoloSec

We saw it yesterday! Yes, it was awesome watching D’Souza calmly and methodically expose the lies of liberalism.I too choked up when Bono spoke passionately and eloquently about America being the greatest nation in the world. This is a great movie that liberals will despise almost as much as they despise America, freedom, capitalism, and Christianity.


19 posted on 07/05/2014 2:38:24 PM PDT by Freestate316 (Know what you believe and why you believe it.)
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To: PoloSec

Every American needs to see this film!!! Without all the ranting and raving, Obama...from day one has been on a dedicated mission to destroy the USA economy and the USA nation itself. Without going through the massive, laundry list of his determined, focused, actions to undermine and undo the America nation, let the reader be reminded that Obama was raised on the hatred and racism spewed out by Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Sol Alinsky, Bill Ayres,etc., all avowed haters of the American Republic!!! This evil, cold hearted, egotisical, human being, Obama hates all things & people about America!!!

I am hoping that this film and the pro-active, action of the vast majority of American citizens of all races and creeds call for Obama’s resignation or, impeachment and the political destruction of the current Democrat Party!!! Our nation has been put directly in harm’s way by none other then Barack Hussein Obama!!! The time to sweep Obama and his Obamabots under the bus is right now!!!

Now folks....over the next few weeks or months....all of you good folks get out and see this magnificent Dinesh D’Souza film “America”!!! Do it!!! Your lives and futures, as well as your children, depend on you be truly informed of the evil that lurks and thrives in the Obamabots, among us!!!


20 posted on 07/05/2014 2:49:18 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX ( My only objective is to defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!.)
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To: PoloSec

There is a huge opportunity here.

Quickly produce several hundred thousand DVDs, then advertise on conservative websites that for just $5, including S&H, a DVD will be mailed to a family of their choice. It will be a “full frame” version for television viewing.

This won’t hurt DVD and Blu-Ray sales, and may even increase them, as people prefer Widescreen and bonus materials.


21 posted on 07/05/2014 2:49:59 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: Guenevere

We all applauded after the movie. I may be a Bono fan after this movie.

D”Souza did a very nice job of presenting Truth to the Alinsky, Zinn, etc. lies, and indoctrination of our children.

We really need government OUT of “education”. As JS Mill stated, and he was correct: Government control of schools will only create slaves for the State.


22 posted on 07/05/2014 3:28:11 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: PoloSec
I didn't like his "2016" very much. I thought Joel Gilbert's "Dreams from my Real Father" was much better. I'm not going to waste my money on this Islamic apologist.

And how does Dinesh feel about when one of the Muslims he constantly defends (Obama's Freudian slip)might have him thrown him in prison?

23 posted on 07/05/2014 4:37:51 PM PDT by Stepan12
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To: PoloSec

Wonder how that “comedy” about abortion is doing . . .


24 posted on 07/05/2014 5:22:18 PM PDT by madprof98
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To: PoloSec

I love FREEPERS.....so funny. Tammy has made 18 million on a 20 million dollar budget. 22 Jump Street has made 150 million on a 50 million dollar budget. The Fault of the stars has made 114 million on a 12 million dollar budget. America has made 2 million on a what budget?

I would rather have made The Fault in the Stars than America to be honest with you....at least financially.


25 posted on 07/05/2014 5:29:43 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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I just saw the movie. It was very well done. Only one minor error that I noticed—in a scene set in 1831, a congregation is singing the hymn “Eternal Father, Strong to Save,” written in 1861.

I’m surprised bad guys like Ward Churchill and Eric Dyson allowed him to interview them.


26 posted on 07/05/2014 6:48:39 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Guenevere

Always have been a Bono/U2 fan. Now this will make my support even more solid.


27 posted on 07/06/2014 5:34:03 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: PoloSec
Preliminary box-office counts indicate “America” is overall No. 3 in per screen average attendance

Wow! $909/screen. #3. That is better than could be hoped.

More theaters should pick up the movie now. It's outstanding. Try to bring a friend or relative, or buy the DVD for a friend or relative, especially young skulls full of mush.

28 posted on 07/06/2014 5:43:21 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: gaijin
I am so grateful and relieved We have an answer to that Jabba the Hut, Michael Moore.

I once heard and interview with Dinesh. He said he kept asking himself, "What can I do?" He found a good answer.

29 posted on 07/06/2014 5:45:11 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: EagleUSA

freep the imdb rating...
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2785390/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1


30 posted on 07/07/2014 5:57:39 PM PDT by Tigercap
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