Sunday, June 27, 2004

indieWIRE Insider: "Fahrenheit 9/11" #1 for Weekend

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Lions Gate is estimating an opening weekend gross of $21.8 million for the debut of Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 9/11," placing the movie at number one ahead of the opening of "White Chicks" (which made an estimated $19.6 million). On 868 screens, the film earned an estimated per screen average of $25,115.

"This film has played so well and so strongly in middle America, with people coming to see the film and leaving the film deeply affected," Michael Moore said this afternoon on a conference call with journalists. "Its just been an incredible thing to see."


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