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Backwards (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $61,465Details
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Synopsis

BACKWARDS, a sports romance following a fiercely competitive rower who fails to make the Olympic boat, takes a coaching job at a school where her boss is also her ex-boyfriend, and struggles to adjust to life off the race course.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
28% - Rotten
Audience
53% - Spilled

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 21st, 2012 (Limited) by Dada Films
Video Release: December 11th, 2012 by Phase 4 Films Video
MPAA Rating: PG for some mild language.
(Rating bulletin 2232, 7/17/2012)
Running Time: 89 minutes
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Keywords: Miscellaneous Sports, Water Sports, Miscellaneous Racing, Olympics, Dysfunctional Family, Workaholic, Inspirational Coach, Inspirational Sports
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: 13th Night Productions, Dada Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,034 $3,645 Oct 5, 2012 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,524 $17,050 Sep 28, 2012 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,927 $23,190 Sep 21, 2012 3

Cast

   Abigail Brooks
   Geoff
Glenn Morshower    Coach Spriklin
Margaret Colin    Dianne Brooks
David Alan Basche    Cox
Alexander Metz    Hannah
Meredith Apfelbaum    Susan
Alysia Reiner    Meghan
Wynn Everett    Reba
Ellis Walding    Preston

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Sarah Megan Thomas
Screenwriter    Sarah Megan Thomas
Director   
Associate Producer    James Van Der Beek
Cinematographer    Harlan Bosmajian
Casting Director    Stephanie Holbrook
Executive Producer    Sarah Megan Thomas
Co-Producer    David Hoffman
Co-Producer    Tony Schneider
Co-Producer    Katie McNabb
Co-Producer    Brian David Cange
Associate Producer    Alysia Reiner
Associate Producer    Frank Thomas
Line Producer    Brian David Cange

Per Theater Chart Perks Up

September 25th, 2012

The Perks of Being a Wallflower easily topped the per theater chart with an average of $57,090 in four theaters. This combined with its 81% positive reviews suggests a potential for significant expansion and long legs. Diana Vreeland - The Eye Has to Travel was also strong with an average of $21,233. This is an excellent start, but documentaries rarely expand significantly beyond the art house circuit. Occupy Unmasked just managed to top $10,000 on the per theater chart with an average of $10,238 in four theaters. More...

Limited Releases: The Perks of Being a Limited Release

September 21st, 2012

It's another busy week for limited releases. However, of the nine films on this week's list, only two of them are earning overwhelmingly positive reviews, and both of them are documentaries. There is one film that is earning great reviews and is also generating a lot of buzz, The Perks of Being a Wallflower. If that film isn't the biggest hit on this week's list, I would be shocked. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/21 63 $23,190   5 $4,638   $23,190 3
2012/09/28 68 $17,050 -26% 9 $1,894   $50,885 10
2012/10/05 78 $3,645 -79% 1 $3,645   $61,465 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/21 63 $33,835   5 $6,767   $33,835 7
2012/09/28 71 $23,804 -30% 9 $2,645   $57,639 14
2012/10/05 85 $3,645 -85% 1 $3,645   $61,465 21

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