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Informant (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,068Details
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Informant examines Brandon Darby, a radical activist turned FBI informant who has been both vilified and deified, but never entirely understood. In 2005, Darby became an overnight activist hero when he traveled to Katrina-devastated New Orleans and braved toxic floodwaters to rescue a friend stranded in the Ninth Ward. Soon after, he became a founding member of Common Ground, a successful grassroots relief organization. After two young activists were arrested at the 2008 Republican National Convention, Darby shocked close friends and activists nationwide by revealing he had been instrumental in the indictment as an FBI informant. As the only film with access to Darby since his public confession, Informant meticulously constructs a portrait of his life — before and after the death threats — through interviews with Darby and tense reenactments starring the man himself. Darby’s version of events are accompanied and often contradicted by commentary from acquaintances and expert commentators on various points along the political spectrum.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
89% - Fresh
61% - Upright

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 13th, 2013 (Limited) by Music Box Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 81 minutes
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Keywords: FBI, Confidential Informant
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Music Box Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,383 $506 Oct 25, 2013 45
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,194 $374 Oct 4, 2013 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,686 $1,216 Sep 27, 2013 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,081 $704 Sep 20, 2013 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11,051 $2,947 Sep 13, 2013 3

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Jamie Meltzer
Executive Producer    Adam Spielberg
Producer    George Rush
Producer    Stephen Bannatyne
Editor    Jamie Meltzer
Editor    John Kane
Editor    Summers Henderson
Composer    T. Griffin
Sound Designer    Dan Olmstead

Per Theater Chart: Mother of God!

September 18th, 2013

It was a busy week in terms of limited releases, not only with number of new releases, but the success of most of these releases. Mother of George was the top film with $22,456 in one theater. Final: The Rapture earned an average of $15,942 in two theaters, which is an impressive opening for a film with no reviews. It will be interesting to see where it goes from here. Wadjda opened in three theaters, earning an average of $13,751. This film has some Oscar buzz going for it, so it might last in theaters longer than most similar releases. Blue Caprice also has some Oscar buzz and its opening of $13,400 in one theater might help it thrive as well. The overall box office leader, Insidious Chapter 2, opened in fifth place on the per theater chart with an average of $13,208. GMO OMG earned $13,000 in its lone theater, but its reviews are only mixed, so it likely won't last long. Salinger fell 48% to $11,252, while still playing in four theaters. It is likely it won't be able to expand significantly given this decline. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/09/13 83 $2,947   2 $1,474   $2,947 3
2013/09/20 106 $704 -76% 2 $352   $5,166 10
2013/09/27 94 $1,216 +73% 3 $405   $7,637 17
2013/10/04 109 $374 -69% 3 $125   $8,345 24
2013/10/25 89 $506   2 $253   $9,770 45

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/09/13 - $4,462   2 $2,231   $4,462 7
2013/09/20 91 $1,959 -56% 3 $653   $6,421 14
2013/09/27 90 $1,550 -21% 3 $517   $7,971 21
2013/10/04 103 $981 -37% 4 $245   $8,952 28
2013/10/18 90 $312   2 $156   $9,264 42
2013/10/25 75 $804 +158% 3 $268   $10,068 49

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