The pro-life movie ‘Unplanned’ has now been listed as a ‘Propaganda’ film by big tech Google.
Anyone searching for the film on the platform will see the label, which the search giant defines as: “information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote a political cause or point of view.”
The film, based on true events, follows the story of former Planned Parenthood Director Abby Johnson, now a pro-life advocate fighting for the right of the unborn after witnessing an abortion first-hand.
The film which premiered in theatres on March 29, has continued to surpass box office expectations, despite the movie being slapped with an R-rating.
For the second weekend in a row, the picture finished in the top 10 at the box office, listed #4 last weekend, and brought in $3.2 million after 471 additional theatres added the film to their showings.
According to CBN News, the movie made over $6.1 million when it debuted last weekend and has so far earned more than $12 million, doubling the $6 million production budget.
As David Ould noted yesterday, the film was “well ahead of holiday classics such as the new ‘How to Train Your Dragon‘ flick or the latest LEGO movie franchise. It achieved a greater average box office take than the Marvel Studios blockbuster Captain Marvel.”
But despite the film’s success, the media and big tech won’t have a bar of it. On the weekend of the film’s release, Twitter temporarily suspended the movie’s official Twitter account.
Although the account attracted more than 150k followers in one day, Twitter refused to list the film as ‘Trending’, choosing to rather mention topics attracting as few as just 1,219 tweets. The following day, Twitter users said they were mysteriously unable to follow the account.
In light of such widespread opposition, the film’s obvious success is astonishing. Few people seem to be buying Google’s warning. Then again, why would anyone take it seriously when not a single Al Gore or Michael Moore film shares the ‘propaganda’ listing.