'The Interview' Is Now a Rallying Cry for Freedom as It Shoots to No. 1 on Google Play

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Call it a showing of Christmas patriotism, at least for some viewers.

The Interview shot to the top-selling spot on Google's Play store almost instantly after being released online on Christmas Eve in defiance of a hacking group that threatened to shut down Seth Rogen and James Franco's buddy movie.

The Interview started streaming online Wednesday afternoon after Sony got help from rivals like Google and Microsoft to stream the flick even though the hackers tried to blackmail the company into dropping support for the movie.

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