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CitizenFour (2014)

CitizenFour poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,800,870Details
International Box Office $3,370,674Details
Worldwide Box Office $6,171,544
Further financial details...

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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

In January 2013, Poitras was several years into making a film about surveillance in the post-9/11 era when she started receiving encrypted e-mails from someone identifying himself as "citizen four," who was ready to blow the whistle on the massive covert surveillance programs run by the NSA and other intelligence agencies. In June 2013, she and Greenwald flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Snowden.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,592 $2,800,870
All Time International Box Office 4,499 $3,370,674
All Time Worldwide Box Office 6,969 $6,171,544
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 854 $2,800,870
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,122 $2,800,870
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,392 $3,370,674
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,080 $6,171,544

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 24th, 2014 (Limited) by RADiUS-TWC
International Releases: November 6th, 2014 (Wide) (Germany)
January 2nd, 2015 (Wide) (Austria)
February 12th, 2015 (Wide) (Australia)
March 26th, 2015 (Wide) (Thailand)
March 27th, 2015 (Wide) (Spain)
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Video Release: April 21st, 2015 by Radius
MPAA Rating: R for language.
(Rating bulletin 2345, 10/22/2014)
Running Time: 113 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
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Keywords: Political, Agitprop, Whistleblowers, Investigative Journalist
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Praxis, Participant Media, HBO Documentary Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 358 $3,837 Apr 24, 2015 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 171 $3,837 Apr 24, 2015 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 193 $767 Apr 24, 2015 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 390 $5,027 Apr 17, 2015 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 168 $5,027 Apr 17, 2015 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 118 $1,257 Apr 17, 2015 178
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 527 $2,735 Apr 10, 2015 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 250 $2,735 Apr 10, 2015 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 270 $684 Apr 10, 2015 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 597 $3,032 Apr 3, 2015 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 283 $3,032 Apr 3, 2015 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 281 $758 Apr 3, 2015 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 689 $3,068 Mar 27, 2015 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 316 $3,068 Mar 27, 2015 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 310 $767 Mar 27, 2015 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 758 $4,629 Mar 20, 2015 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 323 $4,629 Mar 20, 2015 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 404 $661 Mar 20, 2015 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 747 $9,396 Mar 13, 2015 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 278 $9,396 Mar 13, 2015 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 400 $783 Mar 13, 2015 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 769 $15,447 Mar 6, 2015 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 248 $15,447 Mar 6, 2015 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 314 $1,030 Mar 6, 2015 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 808 $26,490 Feb 27, 2015 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 218 $26,490 Feb 27, 2015 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 443 $883 Feb 27, 2015 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 981 $23,747 Feb 20, 2015 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 250 $23,747 Feb 20, 2015 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 576 $792 Feb 20, 2015 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 967 $44,438 Feb 13, 2015 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 215 $44,438 Feb 13, 2015 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 420 $1,111 Feb 13, 2015 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,427 $22,842 Feb 6, 2015 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 368 $22,842 Feb 6, 2015 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 631 $914 Feb 6, 2015 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,755 $17,767 Jan 30, 2015 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 500 $17,767 Jan 30, 2015 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,068 $592 Jan 30, 2015 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,762 $31,147 Jan 23, 2015 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 426 $31,147 Jan 23, 2015 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 908 $779 Jan 23, 2015 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,810 $44,549 Jan 16, 2015 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 407 $44,549 Jan 16, 2015 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 686 $1,087 Jan 16, 2015 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,130 $42,034 Jan 9, 2015 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 500 $42,034 Jan 9, 2015 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,068 $841 Jan 9, 2015 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,153 $63,146 Jan 2, 2015 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 479 $63,146 Jan 2, 2015 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 695 $1,289 Jan 2, 2015 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,642 $50,652 Dec 26, 2014 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 619 $50,652 Dec 26, 2014 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 804 $1,266 Dec 26, 2014 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,867 $59,576 Dec 19, 2014 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 666 $59,576 Dec 19, 2014 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,089 $1,146 Dec 19, 2014 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,688 $108,178 Dec 12, 2014 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 568 $108,178 Dec 12, 2014 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,453 $1,030 Dec 12, 2014 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,923 $139,331 Dec 5, 2014 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 595 $139,331 Dec 5, 2014 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,323 $1,340 Dec 5, 2014 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,196 $190,605 Nov 28, 2014 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 583 $190,605 Nov 28, 2014 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,045 $1,851 Nov 28, 2014 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,878 $175,262 Nov 21, 2014 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 718 $175,262 Nov 21, 2014 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,215 $2,038 Nov 21, 2014 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,471 $174,174 Nov 14, 2014 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 796 $174,174 Nov 14, 2014 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,373 $2,322 Nov 14, 2014 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,833 $206,332 Nov 7, 2014 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 803 $206,332 Nov 7, 2014 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,217 $3,497 Nov 7, 2014 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,232 $193,957 Oct 31, 2014 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 864 $193,957 Oct 31, 2014 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,323 $5,242 Oct 31, 2014 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 5,945 $126,321 Oct 24, 2014 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,240 $126,321 Oct 24, 2014 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 279 $25,264 Oct 24, 2014 3
Theater Average Limited Release 365 $25,264 Oct 24, 2014 3
Top 2014 Theater Average Limited Release 30 $25,264 Oct 24, 2014 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,057 $2,800,870 Oct 24, 2014 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,515 $2,800,870 Oct 24, 2014 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 791 100 Oct 24, 2014 0

Cast

Edward Snowden    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Laura Poitras
Producer    Mathilde Bonnefoy
Producer    Dirk Wilutzky
Executive Producer    Steven Soderbergh
Executive Producer    Jeff Skoll
Executive Producer    Diane Weyermann
Executive Producer    David Menschel
Executive Producer    Tom Quinn
Executive Producer    Sheila Nevins

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/24 31 $126,321   5 $25,264   $126,321 3
2014/10/31 24 $193,957 +54% 37 $5,242   $375,085 10
2014/11/07 29 $206,332 +6% 59 $3,497   $665,791 17
2014/11/14 27 $174,174 -16% 75 $2,322   $944,315 24
2014/11/21 26 $175,262 +1% 86 $2,038   $1,212,803 31
2014/11/28 27 $190,605 +9% 103 $1,851   $1,503,864 38
2014/12/05 32 $139,331 -27% 104 $1,340   $1,727,575 45
2014/12/12 32 $108,178 -22% 105 $1,030   $1,908,185 52
2014/12/19 34 $59,576 -45% 52 $1,146   $2,042,428 59
2014/12/26 40 $50,652 -15% 40 $1,266   $2,143,567 66
2015/01/02 42 $63,146 +25% 49 $1,289   $2,263,209 73
2015/01/09 46 $42,034 -33% 50 $841   $2,342,080 80
2015/01/16 47 $44,549 +6% 41 $1,087   $2,414,402 87
2015/01/23 51 $31,147 -30% 40 $779   $2,475,089 94
2015/01/30 58 $17,767 -43% 30 $592   $2,518,650 101
2015/02/06 66 $22,842 +29% 25 $914   $2,550,036 108
2015/02/13 48 $44,438 +95% 40 $1,111   $2,620,616 115
2015/02/20 57 $23,747 -47% 30 $792   $2,659,644 122
2015/02/27 60 $26,490 +12% 30 $883   $2,708,647 129
2015/03/06 63 $15,447 -42% 15 $1,030   $2,741,338 136
2015/03/13 68 $9,396 -39% 12 $783   $2,759,154 143
2015/03/20 77 $4,629 -51% 7 $661   $2,769,533 150
2015/03/27 78 $3,068 -34% 4 $767   $2,775,812 157
2015/04/03 77 $3,032 -1% 4 $758   $2,780,664 164
2015/04/10 82 $2,735 -10% 4 $684   $2,784,848 171
2015/04/17 72 $5,027 +84% 4 $1,257   $2,790,538 178
2015/04/24 86 $3,837 -24% 5 $767   $2,800,360 185

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/24 - $42,903   5 $8,581   $42,903 1
2014/10/25 - $45,356 +6% 5 $9,071   $88,259 2
2014/10/26 - $38,062 -16% 5 $7,612   $126,321 3
2015/04/10 - $844   4 $211   $2,782,957 169
2015/04/11 - $1,022 +21% 4 $256   $2,783,979 170
2015/04/12 - $869 -15% 4 $217   $2,784,848 171
2015/04/13 - $120 -86% 4 $30   $2,784,968 172
2015/04/14 - $324 +170% 4 $81   $2,785,292 173
2015/04/15 - $103 -68% 4 $26   $2,785,395 174
2015/04/16 - $116 +13% 4 $29   $2,785,511 175

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/24 30 $181,128   5 $36,226   $181,128 7
2014/10/31 24 $278,331 +54% 37 $7,522   $459,459 14
2014/11/07 26 $310,682 +12% 59 $5,266   $770,141 21
2014/11/14 25 $267,400 -14% 75 $3,565   $1,037,541 28
2014/11/21 27 $275,718 +3% 86 $3,206   $1,313,259 35
2014/11/28 29 $274,985 n/c 103 $2,670   $1,588,244 42
2014/12/05 28 $211,763 -23% 104 $2,036   $1,800,007 49
2014/12/12 32 $182,845 -14% 105 $1,741   $1,982,852 56
2014/12/19 39 $110,063 -40% 52 $2,117   $2,092,915 63
2014/12/26 40 $107,148 -3% 40 $2,679   $2,200,063 70
2015/01/02 42 $99,983 -7% 49 $2,040   $2,300,046 77
2015/01/09 40 $69,807 -30% 50 $1,396   $2,369,853 84
2015/01/16 45 $74,089 +6% 41 $1,807   $2,443,942 91
2015/01/23 46 $56,941 -23% 40 $1,424   $2,500,883 98
2015/01/30 56 $26,311 -54% 30 $877   $2,527,194 105
2015/02/06 53 $48,984 +86% 25 $1,959   $2,576,178 112
2015/02/13 52 $59,719 +22% 40 $1,493   $2,635,897 119
2015/02/20 59 $46,260 -23% 30 $1,542   $2,682,157 126
2015/02/27 61 $43,734 -5% 30 $1,458   $2,725,891 133
2015/03/06 61 $23,867 -45% 15 $1,591   $2,749,758 140
2015/03/13 69 $14,370 -40% 12 $1,198   $2,764,128 147
2015/03/20 77 $7,840 -45% 7 $1,120   $2,771,992 154
2015/03/27 83 $4,888 -38% 4 $1,222   $2,777,632 161
2015/04/03 81 $4,481 -8% 24 $187   $2,780,561 168
2015/04/10 84 $4,950 +10% 4 $1,238   $2,785,511 175
2015/04/17 67 $11,012 +122% 4 $2,753   $2,796,523 182
2015/04/24 95 $4,347 -61% 5 $869   $2,800,870 189

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 2/12/2015 $29,512 7 9 80 $203,776 7/1/2015
Austria 1/2/2015 $0 0 4 4 $134,806 6/26/2015
Germany 11/6/2014 $0 0 1 3 $182,589 10/20/2015
Mexico 10/2/2015 $0 0 1 1 $362 10/13/2015
Spain 3/27/2015 $0 0 20 20 $13,416 6/26/2015
Thailand 3/26/2015 $0 0 3 5 $42,767 6/26/2015
 
Rest of World $2,792,958
 
International Total$3,370,674 10/20/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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