Fahrenheit Soars At Box Office

Riding on waves of controversy, Fahrenheit 911 was a big hit at the American box office over the weekend. “If early estimates are correct, the movie instantly became the top-grossing documentary in the nation’s history. The film is believed to have earned $21.8 million on its opening weekend, a record for a documentary. Even more significantly, it managed to become the nation’s No. 1 movie attraction, despite playing on only 868 screens, about a third what a big blockbuster would have.”