Online sales for the controversial film The Interview have exceeded the profits from its limited theatrical release. The movie made just under $3 million from theatre goes, while pulling in over $15 million online, mainly through YouTube and Google Play. Yesterday afternoon the movie became available on iTunes in limited regions.
For the most part, The Interview is only available in North America and restricted to other regions. If you want to watch The Interview from anywhere in the world with no restrictions click here and learn how to unblock your region, and watch this controversial comedy.
At this time the movie has mixed reviews – many calling it a low brow comedy with little, if any, substance, and others defending it for the sake of the freedom of speech. If you watched it – let us know what your thoughts are below!
The plot of The Interview follows Dave Skylark (James Franco) and Aaron Rapoport (Seth Rogen) who run a celebrity tabloid show called “Skylark Tonight”. After discovering North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un is a huge fan of the show, the two manage to land an interview with him. As they get ready to travel to North Korea they are recruited by the CIA to assassinate the dictator. Things don’t go as planned and they must find some help in the unlikeliest of places.
You can watch the trailer for The Interview here:
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