The inspirational Harriet movie from Focus Features, starring Cynthia Erivo had a huge opening weekend!
According to box office reports, the three day estimate is $12 million, which ranks fourth at the box office. in exit polls, African-American women ranked it 90% top two boxes with a 90% definite recommend.
“Audiences have been unanimous for their love of this film, which is clear from its A+ CinemaScore and 98% Audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes,” said Focus distribution president Lisa Bunnell. “With the story of one woman’s strength that literally change the world we all live in today, it is the feel-great movie people are looking for – becoming an event for friends and families going to see together.”
Harriet producer Debra Martin Chase said, “This is not a slave movie. This is a movie that says we cannot control the circumstances into which we are born, but we can control what we do once we get here.”