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The Public (2018)

PG-13
119 min | Drama

An act of civil disobedience turns into a standoff with police when homeless people in Cincinnati take over the public library to seek shelter from the bitter cold.
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Box Office as of 06/14/19
Opening weekend
$259,455
Gross (US & Canada)
$573,503
Gross (World)
$573,503
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Release date
Jan 31, 2018 (United States)

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6.5 / 10 | 519 votes