Box Office Report: Anti-Obama Doc Drawing Big Crowds, Even in New York City

Already the No. 2-grossing non-nature documentary of the year, “2016: Obama’s America” expands nationwide this weekend.  An anti-Barack Obama documentary based on conservative author Dinesh D’Souza’s book The Roots of Obama’s Rage will expand nationwide this weekend after doing notable business in select markets across the country — including in liberal-minded New York City.

2016: Obama’s America grossed an impressive $1.2 million last weekend as it upped its theater count from 61 to 169 for a total gross of $2 million, the second-best showing of the year for a documentary after Bully ($3.2 million). That doesn’t include nature documentaries Chimpanzee ($29 million) and To the Arctic ($7.6 million). More…