An American Carol - Opening Weekend 3-5 Oct 2008.
(1,639 theaters,$2,325 average)
% of Total Gross: 100.0%
Bowling for Columbine - opening Weekend 11-13 Oct 2002.
(8 theaters,$26,143 average)
% of Total Gross: 1.0%
An Inconvenient Truth - Opening Weekend 24-26 May 2006
(4 theaters,$70,332 average)
% of Total Gross: 1.2%
Gosh, I bet each and every one of the 1,639 theatre managers who choose to air THAT piece of crap have some explaining to do to their bosses.
Hmm - anyone care to explain how, if Hollywood is controlled by liberals, "An American Carol" managed to get such a huge initial opening - without previews for the critics?
BTW, production budget is not available, but judging from Zucker's other movies, would run in the $20-$40 million. Judging from the opening weekend performance, it's going to die almost immediately, and gross around $10 million altogether. This doesn't even begin to consider the outside production expenses.
Why don't studios make conservative orientated movies? Because they lose money, big time.