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'Wikileaks' Film Flop Scores on BitTorrent Sites

As of June 16, 2013, the $2 million movie about Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, directed by documentarian Alex Gibney for Universal Studios, has made a paltry $158,600 in U.S. ticket sales, according to

But it's a hit on TorrentFreak, beating big-budget pictures such as "Jack the Giant Slayer," "Fast and Furious 6" and the animated feature "Epic." ("The Hangover Part 3" held the top spot for the second straight week.) And the irony of its failure as a commercial venture, compared with its success as a "stolen" film is somehow fitting since it is indeed about so-called stolen or leaked documents, depending on your point of view.

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