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We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks (2013)

We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $166,243Details
International Box Office $435,799Details
Worldwide Box Office $602,042
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $37,082 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $37,082
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Filmed with the startling immediacy of unfolding history, Academy Award®-winning director Alex Gibney’s WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS details the creation of Julian Assange’s controversial website, which facilitated the largest security breach in U.S. history. Hailed by some as a free-speech hero and others as a traitor and terrorist, the enigmatic Assange’s rise and fall are paralleled with that of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the brilliant, troubled young soldier who downloaded hundreds of thousands of documents from classified U.S. military and diplomatic servers, revealing the behind-the-scenes workings of the government’s international diplomacy and military strategy. In seeking to expose abuse in the corridors of power, Assange and Manning were undermined by forces within and without, as well as by their own human failings. WE STEAL SECRETS: THE STORY OF WIKILEAKS is a riveting, multi-layered tale about transparency in the information age and our ever-elusive search for the truth.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 10,047 $166,243
All Time International Box Office 6,419 $435,799
All Time Worldwide Box Office 10,863 $602,042
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,228 $166,243
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 3,257 $166,243
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,917 $435,799
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 3,149 $602,042

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 24th, 2013 (Limited) by Focus Features
International Releases: November 21st, 2013 (Wide) (Peru)
December 12th, 2013 (Wide) (Uruguay)
Video Release: September 10th, 2013 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for some disturbing violent images, language and sexual material.
(Rating bulletin 2265, 3/27/2013)
Running Time: 130 minutes
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Keywords: Internet, Political, Whistleblowers, Investigative Journalist, News
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Jigsaw Productions, Global Produce
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,684 $10,516 Jun 14, 2013 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,502 $10,516 Jun 14, 2013 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,867 $956 Jun 14, 2013 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,326 $36,241 Jun 7, 2013 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,973 $36,241 Jun 7, 2013 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,805 $1,450 Jun 7, 2013 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,029 $30,755 May 31, 2013 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,403 $30,755 May 31, 2013 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,518 $2,796 May 31, 2013 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,829 $27,689 May 24, 2013 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,952 $27,689 May 24, 2013 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,241 $6,922 May 24, 2013 3
Theater Average Limited Release 4,063 $6,922 May 24, 2013 3
Top 2013 Theater Average Limited Release 165 $6,922 May 24, 2013 3
Never Wide Domestic 3,975 $166,243 May 24, 2013 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,489 $166,243 May 24, 2013 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,715 21 May 24, 2013 0

Cast

Julian Assange    Himself
Bradley Manning    Himself
James Ball    Himself
Michael Hayden    Himself
J. William Leonard    Himself
Adrian Lamo    Himself
Jihrleah Showman    Himself
Mark Davis    Himself
Nick Davies    Himself
Robert Manne    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Alex Gibney
Producer    Marc Shmuger
Producer    Alex Gibney
Producer    Alexis Bloom
Executive Producer    Blair Foster
Executive Producer    Jemima Khan
Editor    Andy Grieve
Composer    Will Bates
Director of Photography    Maryse Alberti

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/05/24 43 $27,689   4 $6,922   $27,689 3
2013/05/31 35 $30,755 +11% 11 $2,796   $73,566 10
2013/06/07 43 $36,241 +18% 25 $1,450   $128,691 17
2013/06/14 51 $10,516 -71% 11 $956   $158,932 24

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/05/24 - $7,484   4 $1,871   $7,484 1
2013/05/25 - $11,057 +48% 4 $2,764   $18,541 2
2013/05/26 - $9,148 -17% 4 $2,287   $27,689 3
2013/05/27 - $6,502 -29% 4 $1,626   $34,191 4
2013/05/28 - $3,175 -51% 4 $794   $37,366 5
2013/05/29 - $2,448 -23% 4 $612   $39,814 6
2013/05/30 - $2,997 +22% 4 $749   $42,811 7
2013/05/31 - $7,279 +143% 11 $662   $50,090 8
2013/06/01 - $12,576 +73% 11 $1,143   $62,666 9
2013/06/02 - $10,900 -13% 11 $991   $73,566 10
2013/06/03 - $3,913 -64% 11 $356   $77,479 11
2013/06/04 - $4,604 +18% 11 $419   $82,083 12
2013/06/05 - $5,128 +11% 11 $466   $87,211 13
2013/06/06 - $5,239 +2% 11 $476   $92,450 14
2013/06/07 - $9,480 +81% 25 $379   $101,930 15
2013/06/08 - $16,345 +72% 25 $654   $118,275 16
2013/06/09 - $10,416 -36% 25 $417   $128,691 17
2013/06/10 - $5,037 -52% 25 $201   $133,728 18
2013/06/11 - $4,641 -8% 25 $186   $138,369 19
2013/06/12 - $4,563 -2% 25 $183   $142,932 20
2013/06/13 - $5,484 +20% 25 $219   $148,416 21
2013/06/14 - $3,238 -41% 11 $294   $151,654 22
2013/06/15 - $4,163 +29% 11 $378   $155,817 23
2013/06/16 - $3,115 -25% 11 $283   $158,932 24
2013/06/17 - $1,788 -43% 11 $163   $160,720 25
2013/06/18 - $1,988 +11% 11 $181   $162,708 26
2013/06/19 - $1,810 -9% 11 $165   $164,518 27
2013/06/20 - $1,725 -5% 11 $157   $166,243 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/05/24 43 $42,811   4 $10,703   $42,811 7
2013/05/31 35 $49,639 +16% 11 $4,513   $92,450 14
2013/06/07 44 $55,966 +13% 25 $2,239   $148,416 21
2013/06/14 54 $17,827 -68% 11 $1,621   $166,243 28

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