‘Audience in tears!’; Dinesh D’Souza hits another home run with ‘America’

Posted at 11:45 am on July 06, 2014 by thisistwitchy

Author/filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza’s first movie, “2016: Obama’s America,” was a box office hit that earned over $33 million in the run-up to the 2012 presidential election. Based on initial reviews on Twitter and elsewhere, his second movie, “America,” may prove to be equally successful.

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The Hollywood Reporter says “America” revenue increased 60 percent day-over-day from Thursday to Friday and will generate a “respectable” $4.5 million during its first five days:

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Dinesh D’Souza’s America, which expanded nationwide Wednesday after opening in Houston and Atlanta last weekend, prospered on Friday, soaring more than 60 percent day-over-day to $1 million. That compares, for example, to a 16 percent bump for Tammy. America is only playing in 1,100 locations, far fewer theaters than the other new holiday films. America, placing No. 11, won’t match the $6.5 million nationwide launch of D’Souza’s hit documentary 2016: Obama’s America two years ago, but is nevertheless expected to pull in a respectable $4.5 million for the five days.

Congratulations on another hit, Mr. D’ Souza.

 

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