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
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Oct 10-1215$941,809-374-$2,518$941,8091
Oct 10-13
Indig. Peoples' Day wknd
15$1,079,512-374-$2,886$1,079,5121
Oct 17-1919$481,784-48.8%427+53$1,128$1,846,4172
Oct 24-2626$148,644-69.1%211-216$704$2,223,5633
Oct 31-Nov 247$57,169-61.5%75-136$762$2,352,0734
Nov 7-956$22,640-60.4%32-43$707$2,402,8885
Nov 14-1669$9,629-57.5%18-14$534$2,425,9586
Nov 21-2378$3,084-68%11-7$280$2,433,6097
Nov 26-30
Thanksgiving 5-Day
48$1,706-10-$170$2,436,161-
Nov 27-30
Thanksgiving 4-Day
50$1,046-10-$104$2,436,161-
Nov 28-30
Thanksgiving 3-Day
87$970-68.5%8-3$121$2,436,1618
Dec 5-7
Post-Thanksgiving
65$8,343+760.1%27+19$309$2,445,6469