Kill the Messenger

Journalist Gary Webb, California 1996, started investigating CIA's role in the 1980s in getting crack cocaine to the black part of LA to get money and weapons to the Contras/freedom fighters in Nicaragua.

Grosses

Domestic (47%)
$2,450,846
Summary Details
DistributorFocus Features
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Opening$941,809
374 theaters
MPAAR
Running Time1 hr 52 min
GenresBiography Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
In Release84 days/12 weeks
Widest Release427 theaters
DateDOW RankDaily %± YD %± LW TheatersAvgTo DateDay
Oct 10Friday15$304,374--374$813$304,3741
Oct 11Saturday16$396,599+30.3%-374$1,060$700,9732
Oct 12Sunday14$240,836-39.3%-374$643$941,8093
Oct 13
Indig. Peoples' Day
Monday15$137,703-42.8%-374$368$1,079,5124
Oct 14Tuesday14$105,632-23.3%-374$282$1,185,1445
Oct 15Wednesday14$96,157-9%-374$257$1,281,3016
Oct 16Thursday14$83,332-13.3%-374$222$1,364,6337
Oct 17Friday18$144,087+72.9%-52.7%427$337$1,508,7208
Oct 18Saturday19$212,272+47.3%-46.5%427$497$1,720,9929
Oct 19Sunday18$125,425-40.9%-47.9%427$293$1,846,41710
Oct 20Monday17$55,003-56.1%-60.1%427$128$1,901,42011
Oct 21Tuesday17$65,405+18.9%-38.1%427$153$1,966,82512
Oct 22Wednesday17$57,837-11.6%-39.9%427$135$2,024,66213
Oct 23Thursday17$50,257-13.1%-39.7%427$117$2,074,91914
Oct 24Friday24$40,274-19.9%-72%211$190$2,115,19315
Oct 25Saturday23$64,449+60%-69.6%211$305$2,179,64216
Oct 26Sunday21$43,921-31.9%-65%211$208$2,223,56317
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Oct 28Tuesday23$19,308+11.2%-70.5%211$91$2,260,23919
Oct 29Wednesday22$17,145-11.2%-70.4%211$81$2,277,38420
Oct 30Thursday22$17,520+2.2%-65.1%211$83$2,294,90421
Oct 31
Halloween
Friday37$13,158-24.9%-67.3%75$175$2,308,06222
Nov 1Saturday38$27,023+105.4%-58.1%75$360$2,335,08523
Nov 2Sunday38$16,988-37.1%-61.3%75$226$2,352,07324
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Nov 4Tuesday39$6,989+12.6%-63.8%75$93$2,365,27126
Nov 5Wednesday37$7,456+6.7%-56.5%75$99$2,372,72727
Nov 6Thursday37$7,521+0.9%-57.1%75$100$2,380,24828
Nov 7Friday43$6,348-15.6%-51.8%32$198$2,386,59629
Nov 8Saturday43$9,829+54.8%-63.6%32$307$2,396,42530
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Nov 11Tuesday43$4,404+51%-37%32$137$2,410,20833
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Nov 16Sunday47$2,338-51.1%-63.8%18$129$2,425,95838
Nov 17Monday48$828-64.6%-71.6%18$46$2,426,78639
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Nov 23Sunday45$625-53.1%-73.3%11$56$2,433,60945
Nov 24Monday45$512-18.1%-38.2%11$46$2,434,12146
Nov 25Tuesday46$334-34.8%-72.9%11$30$2,434,45547
Nov 26Wednesday47$660+97.6%-46.1%10$66$2,435,11548
Nov 27
Thanksgiving
Thursday48$76-88.5%-94.1%10$7$2,435,19149
Nov 28Friday47$372+389.5%-67%8$46$2,435,56350
Nov 29Saturday47$355-4.6%-73.3%8$44$2,435,91851
Nov 30Sunday46$243-31.5%-61.1%8$30$2,436,16152
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Dec 8Monday41$1,028-58.3%+348.9%27$38$2,446,67460
Dec 9Tuesday40$1,426+38.7%+599%27$52$2,448,10061
Dec 10Wednesday41$1,200-15.8%+166.7%27$44$2,449,30062
Dec 11Thursday39$1,546+28.8%+496.9%27$57$2,450,84663