Fire in the Blood

An intricate tale of "medicine, monopoly and malice", FIRE IN THE BLOOD tells the story of how Western pharmaceutical companies and governments blocked access to low-cost AIDS drugs for the countries of the global south in the years after 1996 - causing ten million or more unnecessary deaths - and the improbable group of people who decided to fight back. Shot on four continents and including contributions from global figures such as Bill Clinton, Desmond Tutu and Joseph Stiglitz, FIRE IN THE BLOOD is the never-before-told true story of the remarkable coalition which came together to stop 'the crime of the century' and save millions of lives in the process.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorInternational Film Circuit
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1 theaters
Running Time1 hr 27 min
GenresDocumentary History
In Release482 days/68 weeks
Widest Release4 theaters


DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Sep 6-895$4,856-1-$4,856$4,8561
Sep 13-15118$1,538-68.3%3+2$512$7,9432
Oct 4-6131$112-1-$112$9,5255
Oct 11-13116$148+32.1%1-$148$10,2036
Oct 25-27114$263-2-$131$10,6468
Nov 15-17100$1,512-2-$756$15,04811
Nov 29-Dec 1
Thanksgiving 3-Day
Dec 13-1591$182-2-$91$18,46015
Jan 17-1966$3,494-3-$1,164$22,39020
Jan 24-2696$56-98.4%1-2$56$22,50621
Jan 31-Feb 275$1,367+2,341.1%2+1$683$23,87322
Feb 7-9100$582-57.4%2-$291$24,94323
Feb 21-2399$620-2-$310$25,56325
Feb 28-Mar 2111$245-60.5%1-1$245$26,92026
Mar 7-995$2,300+838.8%4+3$575$35,60027
Mar 21-23108$628-2-$314$27,54829
Apr 4-6108$885-3-$295$28,94831