13 hours

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Via The Daily Mail:

Michael Bay’s film 13 Hours, about the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Libya, is seeing astronomical home video sales, believed to be sparked by Donald Trump’s attacks on Hillary Clinton.

Since the film was released digitally in May by Paramount, sales for the film have reached $40million – a level unheard of for such a film.

That puts it on target to outreach it’s domestic box office results of $52.9million, considered to be a modest return. The film, which had a budget of $50million, also pulled in $69.4million in international box office sales.

The film’s unusual home video success comes amid Trump’s continued criticisms of Clinton’s record as secretary of state.

Clinton was head of the State Department in 2012, when the U.S. Embassy in Benghazi was stormed by Islamic extremists and the ambassador was killed among many others.

The film chronicles a group of American security officers trying to defend the diplomatic compound.

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