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.


Domestic (47%)
Summary Details
DistributorFocus Features
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Runtime1 hr 52 min
Opening Weekend$941,809
374 theaters
GenresBiography Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
Widest Release427 theaters
In Release84 days/12 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Oct 10-1215$941,809-374-$2,518$941,8091
Oct 10-13
Columbus Day wknd
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 28-3087$970-68.5%8-3$121$2,436,1618
Nov 27-30
Thanksgiving 4-Day
Nov 26-30
Thanksgiving 5-Day
Dec 5-765$8,343+760.1%27+19$309$2,445,6469
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