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Theatrical Performance (US$)
Italy Box Office $2,527,834Details
Worldwide Box Office $83,034,523Details
Home Market Performance
North America DVD Sales $4,004,588 Details
North America Blu-ray Sales $1,982,808 Details
Total North America Video Sales $5,987,396
Further financial details...

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Follows two friends in their early 20s living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War who exploit a little-known government initiative that allows small businesses to bid on U.S. Military contracts. Starting small, they begin raking in big money and are living the high life. But the pair gets in over their heads when they land a 300 million dollar deal to arm the Afghan Military—a deal that puts them in business with some very shady people, not the least of which turns out to be the U.S. Government.


Movie Details

Production Budget:$50,000,000
Italy Releases: September 16th, 2016 (Wide), released as Trafficanti
Video Release: November 11th, 2016 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for language throughout, drug use and some sexual references.
(Rating bulletin 2396 (Cert #50097), 10/21/2015)
Running Time: 114 minutes
Keywords: 2000s, War Profiteers, Afghanistan War
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Warner Bros., Joint Effort, The Mark Gordon Company
Production Countries: United States

2016 - Awards Season: Golden Globes - Nominations

December 12th, 2016

La La Land

The Golden Globes nominations were announced and we are starting to see a few names pop up over and over again. La La Land led the way with seven nominations, but Moonlight was right behind with six and Manchester by the Sea earned five. You will be hearing those three names over and over and over again this Awards Season. More...

Home Market Releases for November 22nd, 2016

November 21st, 2016


This is the Tuesday before Black Friday / Cyber Monday. It is the last chance for a home market release to come out before one of the most important shopping weekends of the year. However, it also means the new releases coming out have to compete with massive sales and they will tend to get lost in the crowd. Overall, this is a negative for the new releases, which explains why there are not many big titles. The biggest release of the week is Kubo and the Two Strings, which is also one of the best. If you don’t have any of the Laika films, then the Box Set is easily worth picking up. However, I’m giving the Pick of the Week title to Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXXVII, because I’m a huge fanboy.


Home Market Releases for November 8th, 2016

November 8th, 2016

Bubba Ho-Tep

It’s not a particularly deep week for new releases. A lot of releases on this week’s list were good, but not good enough to be a contender for Pick of the Week, like Daredevil: The Complete First Season on Blu-ray. I reviewed Finding Dory this weekend, but I have already named it Pick of the Week. So the only real contender was Bubba Ho-Tep: Collector’s Edition. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Don’t Breathe Made the Box Office Gasp with $26.41 million

August 29th, 2016

Don’t Breathe

Don’t Breathe topped the weekend box office chart earning $26.41 million. This was double its nearest competitor, Suicide Squad, and more than three times the other new release, Mechanic: Resurrection. The overall box office fell 12% from last weekend to $117 million. This is 33% higher than this weekend last year, which is really impressive for a year-over-year comparison. Year-to-date, 2016’s lead over 2015 has grown to $480 million or 6.5% at $7.81 billion to $7.33 billion. More...

Weekend Predictions: Will the New Releases be a Breath of Fresh Air?

August 25th, 2016

Don’t Breathe

It’s the last weekend of summer and a number of schools are already back, so the box office prospects are really low. That’s not to say there’s nothing to look forward to, as Don’t Breathe is earning stellar reviews. On the other hand, Mechanic: Resurrection still has no reviews. (There was another movie, Hands of Stone, that was expected to open wide, but that is no longer the case.) This weekend last year, Straight Outta Compton completed its threepete with $13.13 million. The best new release was War Room, which only managed $11.35 million. This year, the two wide releases will topped the combined numbers of those two films, while the holdovers will push 2016 over 2015 in the year-over-year comparison. More...

Weekend Estimates: Newcomers Can’t Dislodge Suicide Squad

August 21st, 2016

Suicide Squad

Three even-matched debutants proved to be no match for the incumbents at the box office this weekend, with Suicide Squad taking a third straight victory at the box office with $20.71 million, according to Warner Bros.’ Sunday morning projection. Sausage Party stays in second with $15.3 million, and that leaves the new entrants in 3rd, 4th and 5th. This was a weekend where diversity isn’t the problem, but novelty is. More...

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August 19th, 2016

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August 18th, 2016

War Dogs

Summer is over, at least as far as the box office is concerned. There are three films opening wide and another expanding wide-ish, but none of them are expected to crack $20 million over the weekend. War Dogs should come the closest, but even then, it is only aiming at the midteens. Kubo and the Two Strings is the best of the new releases, but recent history isn’t kind to stop-motion animated films. The final wide release of the week is Ben-Hur. This film cost nearly $100 million to make and it is expected to bomb spectacularly. Hell or High Water is expected to expand semi-wide, perhaps wide enough to score a spot in the top ten. Suicide Squad will likely win the box office race, but this has less to do with the film’s strength and more to do with the weak competition. Speaking of weak competition, this weekend last year, Straight Outta Compton earned more than all three wide releases combined. 2016 won’t be able to match it at the top of the chart, but there’s much better depth this year than last year, so 2016 should win in the year-over-year comparison. More...

2016 Preview: August

August 1st, 2016

Suicide Squad

July did reasonably well, thanks mostly to The Secret Life of Pets, which will top $300 million shortly and could earn double its nearest competitor when all is said and done. That said, there were also a quartet of $100 million hits as well, so the month had good depth as well. August isn’t as lucky. There is one film that is expected to earn $100 million during its opening weekend, Suicide Squad, and one more that is expected to reach $100 million in total, Pete’s Dragon. There could be a surprise hit among the rest of the releases, (my long shot with a shot is Sausage Party) but for the most part, the rest of the wide releases would be happy with just $50 million at the box office. Last August was a disaster and Straight Outta Compton was the only hit of the month. Unless Suicide Squad bombs compared to expectations, 2016 will come out ahead in the year-over-year comparison. More...

War Dogs Trailer

July 12th, 2016

Real-life comedy thriller starring Jonah Hill and Miles Teller, directed by Todd Phillips, opens August 19 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Because some of our sources provide box office data in their local currency, while we use USD in the graph above and table below, exchange rate fluctuations can have effect on the data causing stronger increases or even decreases of the cumulative box office.

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/09/16 2 $981,252   0     $981,252 1
2016/09/23 4 $564,933 -42% 0     $1,875,789 2
2016/09/30 8 $316,364 -44% 0     $2,355,884 3
2016/10/07 12 $108,691 -66% 0     $2,527,834 4

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 8/19/2016 $1,067,143 246 246 895 $3,117,227 10/6/2016
Bulgaria 8/19/2016 $23,398 0 0 0 $96,047 9/29/2016
Czech Republic 8/19/2016 $44,002 52 52 126 $118,567 9/15/2016
Italy 9/16/2016 $981,252 0 0 0 $2,527,834 10/13/2016
Lithuania 8/19/2016 $31,991 109 109 289 $155,722 10/19/2016
Netherlands 8/19/2016 $360,822 80 81 429 $1,162,710 9/28/2016
New Zealand 8/19/2016 $137,384 62 62 238 $423,165 9/12/2016
North America 8/19/2016 $14,685,305 3258 3258 12928 $43,034,523
Poland 8/19/2016 $176,337 0 0 0 $678,948 6/2/2018
Portugal 8/19/2016 $165,678 42 42 183 $617,369 10/19/2016
Russia (CIS) 8/19/2016 $1,904,221 951 951 2243 $3,995,220 9/14/2016
Slovakia 8/19/2016 $48,053 43 43 119 $159,685 10/6/2016
Slovenia 8/19/2016 $19,246 10 10 59 $84,993 11/7/2016
Spain 9/9/2016 $582,680 280 284 1089 $1,845,212 10/27/2016
United Kingdom 8/26/2016 $1,323,588 481 489 1301 $4,255,801 9/14/2016
Rest of World $20,761,500
Worldwide Total$83,034,523 6/2/2018

Full financial estimates for this film, including domestic and international box office, video sales, video rentals, TV and ancillary revenue are available through our research services. For more information, please contact us at

Leading Cast

   Efraim Diveroli
   David Packouz

Supporting Cast

Ana de Armas    Iz
Bradley Cooper    Henry Girard
Steve Lantz    Security Guard
Gregg Weiner    Massage Client
Eddie Jemison    Hilldale Home Manager
Julian Sergi    Rosen
Daniel Berson    Rabbi
Edson Jean    Drug Dealer
Daimion Johnson    Drug Dealer
Bethuel Fletcher    Drug Dealer
Kevin Pollak    Ralph Slutsky
Gabriela Alvarez    Club Girl
Ali Chen    OB-GYN
Patrick St. Esprit    Captain Philip Santos
Jeremy Tardy    Kip
Ashley Spillers    Rosen's Wife
Alisa Allapach    Dinner Party Guest
Tucker Merrick    Dinner Party Guest
Mosa Omari    Jordanian Boy
Mansour Badri    Jordanian Fixer
Mohammed Omari    Jordanian Fixer
Shaun Toub    Marlboro
Mehdi Merali    Iraqi Soldier
Bahram Khosraviani    Iraqi Soldier
Jeff Pierre    Money Room Soldier
Randy Jay Burrell    AEY Interviewee
Stoney Westmoreland    Vegas X Supplier
Wallace Langham    Vegas X Supplier
Said Faraj    Vegas X Supplier
Roy Jenkins    Vegas X Supplier
Richard Coley    Vegas X Supplier
Ira Kay    Vegas X Supplier
Christopher Cho    Vegas X Supplier
Ben Wise    Vegas X Supplier
Benny Figgins    Casino Dealer
JB Blanc    Bashkim
Andrei Finti    Yili Pinari
Mircea Stoian    Albanian General
Aaron Lustig    Rock Island Bureaucrat
Barry Livingston    Rock Island Bureaucrat
Gabriel Spahiu    Enver
Alin Georgiou Popa    Packaging Guy
Florin Stancu    Albanian Thug
Petrica Marin    Albanian Thug
Bogdan Albulescu    Warehouse Worker
Liliana Cristina Circei    Bashkim's Wife
Caroline Lowe    AEY Receptionist
Lita Lopez    Waitress
Natalia Mantilla    Ella (1 1/2 Years)
Valentina Mantilla    Ella (1 1/2 Years)
Vincent Teixeira    FBI Agent
Phillip Allen Hall III    Night Patron


Dan Bilzerian    Himself

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Todd Phillips    Producer
Bradley Cooper    Producer
Mark Gordon    Producer
Stephen Chin    Screenwriter
Jason Smilovic    Screenwriter
Todd Phillips    Screenwriter
Guy Lawson    Based on the Rolling Stone article "Arms and the Dudes" by
Bryan Zuriff    Executive Producer
David Siegel    Executive Producer
Lawrence Sher    Director of Photography
Bill Brzeski    Production Designer
Jeff Groth    Editor
Michael Kaplan    Costume Designer
Cliff Martinez    Composer
Joseph Garner    Co-Producer
Guy Lawson    Co-Producer
Randall Poster    Music Supervisor
George Drakoulias    Music Supervisor
John Papsidera    Casting Director
David Siegel    Unit Production Manager
Vincent Lascoumes    First Assistant Director
Tom Davies    First Assistant Director
Christophe Le Chanu    Second Assistant Director
Aaron Fitzgerald    Second Assistant Director
Robert Stadd    Visual Effects Supervisor
Dana E. Glauberman    Additional Editor
Cameron Frankley    Sound Designer
Cameron Frankley    Sound Supervisor
Deb Schwab*    Production Supervisor
Julie Donovan    Associate Producer
Desma Murphy    Supervising Art Director
Jay Pelissier    Art Director
Jon Carlos    Art Director
Anne Porter    Set Designer
Jeff Markwith    Set Designer
Steve Gehrke    Script Supervisor
Mark Weingarten    Sound Mixer
Lisa Dennis    Post-Production Supervisor
John Reitz    Re-recording Mixer
Tom Ozanich    Re-recording Mixer
Harrison Meyle    Supervising Dialogue Editor
Sean Heissinger    Dialogue Editor
Dan Kenyon    Sound Effects Editor
Jon Michaels    Sound Effects Editor
Darrin Mann    Foley Mixer
Jason Ruder    Supervising Music Editor
Jordan Corngold    Music Editor
Donna O'Neal    Costume Supervisor
Dennis Liddiard    Make up
Francisco Perez    Make up
Kimberley Spiteri    Hairstylist
Marie Elena    Hairstylist
James Lorimer    Special Effects Coordinator
Ken Lavet    Location Manager

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.