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Crown Heights (2017-08-18)

Distributor: IFC Films
Director: Matt Ruskin
Principal Cast: Bill Camp, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Keith Stanfield, Nestor Carbonell
Writers: Matt Ruskin

Opening Weekend: $30,173

Total Worldwide Gross: $238,558

Total Domestic Gross: $238,558

About Crown Heights

In the spring of 1980, a teenager is gunned down in the streets of Flatbush, Brooklyn. The police pressure a child witness to identify a suspect. As a result, Colin Warner, an 18-year-old kid from nearby Crown Heights, is wrongfully convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison. Colin's childhood friend Carl 'KC' King devotes his life to fighting for Colin's freedom. He works on appeals, takes loans for lawyer fees and becomes a legal courier to learn the court system. This incredible true story is adapted from the acclaimed This American Life segment by writer/director Matt Ruskin, with Lakeith Stanfield playing Colin Warner and Nnamdi Asomugha as Carl King.

Daily Domestic Gross

DATE GROSS
2017-09-04 $14,609