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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374 theaters
Running Time1 hr 52 min
GenresBiography Crime Drama Mystery Thriller
In Release84 days/12 weeks
Widest Release427 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
Oct 10-1615$1,364,633-374-$3,648$1,364,6331
Oct 17-2316$710,286-48%427+53$1,663$2,074,9192
Oct 24-3025$219,985-69%211-216$1,042$2,294,9043
Oct 31-Nov 648$85,344-61.2%75-136$1,137$2,380,2484
Nov 7-1358$36,081-57.7%32-43$1,127$2,416,3295
Nov 14-2071$14,196-60.7%18-14$788$2,430,5256
Nov 21-2785$4,666-67.1%10-8$466$2,435,1917
Nov 28-Dec 494$2,112-54.7%8-2$264$2,437,3038
Dec 5-1168$13,543+541.2%27+19$501$2,450,8469