Legal issues are only half Expelled‘s problems

Its other major problem is financial. The anti-evolution film is bleeding red ink.

Theaters carrying Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed have dropped from 1,041 to 656, and its recent weekend gross receipts dropped more than half from the weekend before.


Despite its woes, the Intelligent Design propaganda flick has made more than $6.6 million in its first three weeks in the theaters, not bad considering it’s (1) a documentary competing with Hollywood blockbusters like Iron Man and (2) a dog.

The temporary restraining order issued April 30 against the film’s producers and distributors prevents them from (immediately) trying to recoup some losses by issuing the movie on DVD or by showing it at second-run theaters.

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