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Anita: Speaking Truth to Power (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $172,634Details
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This documentary traces Anita Hill’s life from her early years through her legacy today, offering insight into her experiences testifying before the Senate just over 22 years ago in the weekend of shocking television that made her a household name and smashed the door open on the issues of sexual harassment and gender equality.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 10,033 $172,634
All Time Worldwide Box Office 12,797 $172,634
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,207 $172,634

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 21st, 2014 (Limited) by Samuel Goldwyn Films
Video Release: June 24th, 2014 by First Run Home, released as Anita
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 77 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Hagiography, Political, African-American
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Chanlim Films, American Film Foundation, Impact Partners, Artems Rising Foundation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 6,203 $3,742 Apr 25, 2014 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,503 $3,742 Apr 25, 2014 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,671 $624 Apr 25, 2014 38
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,574 $12,845 Apr 11, 2014 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,398 $12,845 Apr 11, 2014 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,705 $1,070 Apr 11, 2014 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,234 $40,804 Apr 4, 2014 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,890 $40,804 Apr 4, 2014 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 802 $4,534 Apr 4, 2014 17
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,176 $44,114 Mar 21, 2014 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,334 $44,114 Mar 21, 2014 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,511 $6,302 Mar 21, 2014 3
Theater Average Limited Release 4,689 $6,302 Mar 21, 2014 3
Top 2014 Theater Average Limited Release 226 $6,302 Mar 21, 2014 3
Never Wide Domestic 3,948 $172,634 Mar 21, 2014 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,473 $172,634 Mar 21, 2014 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,896 5 Mar 21, 2014 0


Anita Hill    Herself
Charles Ogletree    Himself
Jill Abramson    Herself
Jane Mayer    Herself
John W. Carr    Himself
Chuck Malone    Himself
Joanne N. Smith    Herself
Emily Carpenter    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Freida Mock
Screenwriter    Ken Chowder
Producer    Freida Mock
Executive Producer    Geralyn Dreyfous
Executive Producer    Regina K. Scully
Executive Producer    Freada Klein
Editor    Brian Johnson, Jr.
Composer    Lili Haydn
Director of Photography    Bestor Cram
Director of Photography    Don Lenzer
Director of Photography    Erik Daarstad

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March 21st, 2014

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/03/21 48 $44,114   7 $6,302   $44,114 3
2014/04/04 51 $40,804   9 $4,534   $132,834 17
2014/04/11 63 $12,845 -69% 12 $1,070   $154,827 24
2014/04/25 93 $3,742   6 $624   $172,634 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/04/04 50 $49,952   9 $5,550   $141,982 21

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