Anti-Obama movie becomes box office hit

Posted by on Aug 27, 2012 at 1:18 pm

An anti-Obama documentary burned up the box office this weekend, becoming the highest-grossing new film and coming in eighth overall out of all films showing.

“2016: Obama’s America” grossed $6.3 million in a limited theater release. Its take made it the highest grossing conservative political documentary of all time and it came in sixth as the biggest political documentary of all time, behind features by liberal favorites Michael Moore and Al Gore, according to Deadline Hollywood, an industry blog.

The film was expanded nationwide this weekend, which was timed to coincide with the beginning of the Republican National Convention. It’s playing at several locations throughout Tampa.

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