The 24th

The 24th

ReleaseAugust 21, 2020
RatingR
Duration101 Minutes
DirectorsKevin Willmott
WritersKevin Willmott
Starring Trai Byers, Bashir Salahuddin, Aja Naomi King

The 24th tells the incredibly powerful and timely true story of the all-black Twenty-Fourth United States Infantry Regiment, and the Houston Riot of 1917. The Houston Riot was a mutiny by 156 African American soldiers in response to the brutal violence and abuse at the hands of Houston police officers. The riot, which lasted two hours, let to the death of nine-civilians, four policemen and two soldiers and resulted in the largest murder trial in history which sentenced a total of nineteen men to execution, and forty-one men to life sentences.

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Box Office Grosses
Week Ending March 6, 2020
Film Weekend Box Office Theater Count Total Gross
Bad Boys for Life $3,022,087 2,159 $202,000,190
The Photograph $343,005 382 $20,357,055
Just Mercy $94,061 211 $35,915,353
Premature $543 10 $22,648
Zombi Child $437 3 $25,454

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