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Citizen Koch (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $153,908Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $166,130 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $166,130
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A look at the influence of money and corporate interests in the American political system following the Citizens United decision by the Supreme Court.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,501-10,600) 10,549 $153,908
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 14,601-14,700) 14,605 $153,908
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,540 $153,908

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 6th, 2014 (Limited) by Variance Films
Video Release: September 2nd, 2014 by Mpi Home Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 110 minutes
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Keywords: Political, Agitprop, Political Campaign, Government Corruption
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Elsewhere Films
Production Countries: United States

Documentary Subject(s)

Charles Koch    Himself
David Koch    Himself


Brian Cunningham    Himself
John Ives    Himself
Dee Ives    Herself
MariJo Kabat    Herself
Floyd Abrams    Himself
Paul Booth    Himself
James Bopp    Himself
Clara Matthews    Herself

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Production and Technical Credits

Carl Deal    Screenwriter
Tia Lessin    Screenwriter
Tia Lessin    Producer
Carl Deal    Producer
Gillian Caldwell    Producer
Abigail Disney    Co-Executive Producer
Gini Reticker    Co-Executive Producer
Farhad Ebrahimi    Co-Executive Producer
Lisa Palattella    Editor
Joan Churchill    Director of Photography
Nadia Hallgren    Director of Photography
Bill Turnley    Director of Photography
Neil Davidge    Composer

Per Theater Chart: It is Obvious Who Won

June 11th, 2014

The Fault in Our Stars poster

Obvious Child led the way on the per theater chart with $77,000 in three theaters for an average of $25,772. The Fault in Our Stars earned an average of $15,128, which was surprisingly strong. The final film in the $10,000 club was Citizen Koch, which earned $10,200 in one theater. More...

Weekend Estimates: Almost Faultless Opening

June 8th, 2014

The Fault in Our Stars poster

After a big win for Maleficent over A Million Ways to Die in the West last time around, this weekend we had another battle between female-friendly and male-friendly films, and once more the women have won by a large margin. The Fault in Our Stars is set to open with $48.2 million, according to Fox’s Sunday morning estimate. That tops Noah’s $43.7 million debut to make the film the biggest drama opener of the year so far. Edge of Tomorrow will be a distant third with $29.1 million, per Warner Bros., which is fairly disastrous for a film costing $178 million. However, in spite of the big difference in performance between the two films, The Fault in Our Stars does have one fairly surprising weakness compared to the sci-fi actioner. More...

Limited Releases: Earning Your Trust

June 6th, 2014

The Case Against 8 poster

It's a pretty good week for limited releases with a few films that are earning good reviews and strong buzz. This includes The Case Against 8 (Reviews), but documentaries are rarely break-out hits. Borgman is earning very strong reviews and the buzz is good, but it is too bizarre for mainstream audiences. This leaves Obvious Child (Reviews) as the most likely break-out hit on this week's list. On the other hand, I really want to see Trust Me (Reviews), but I'm a Fanboy of a particularly strong type and Clark Gregg is part of my preferred Fandom. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/06/06 64 $10,200   1 $10,200   $10,200 1
2014/06/13 52 $20,796 +104% 11 $1,891   $34,987 2
2014/06/27 46 $28,686   24 $1,195   $109,427 4
2014/07/11 65 $6,218   9 $691   $142,729 6
2014/07/18 88 $1,403 -77% 3 $468   $147,433 7
2014/07/25 85 $2,594 +85% 7 $371   $153,908 8

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/06/06 64 $14,192   1 $14,192   $14,192 1
2014/06/13 52 $35,382 +149% 11 $3,217   $49,574 2
2014/06/20 48 $31,167 -12% 19 $1,640   $80,741 3
2014/06/27 49 $42,774 +37% 24 $1,782   $123,733 4
2014/07/04 66 $12,778 -70% 12 $1,065   $136,511 5
2014/07/11 64 $9,519 -26% 9 $1,058   $146,030 6
2014/07/18 83 $5,284 -44% 7 $755   $151,314 7

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