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A Ballerina's Tale (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $96,900Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $33,226 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $18,849 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $52,075
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Few dancers make it to the highest levels of classical ballet. Of that already small number, only a fraction of them are black women. Misty Copeland, from the small California city of San Pedro, has pulled herself up the ladder at American Ballet Theater (ABT) from the studio company to the corps de ballet to soloist. The only rung in the ladder left to climb is principal dancer, aka prima ballerina.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 10,802 $96,900
All Time Worldwide Box Office 13,562 $96,900
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,830 $96,900

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 14th, 2015 (Limited) by IFC Films
Video Release: February 2nd, 2016 by Mpi Home Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 84 minutes
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Keywords: Dancing, Ballet, Biography
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Urban Romance, Sundance Selects, Indenpendent Television Service, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Ford Foundation, Just Films, Tribeca Film Institute
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 6,428 $2,340 Nov 20, 2015 40
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,709 $2,340 Nov 20, 2015 40
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 3,320 $156 Nov 20, 2015 40
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 7,147 $1,667 Nov 13, 2015 33
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,136 $1,667 Nov 13, 2015 33
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,571 $185 Nov 13, 2015 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,955 $7,113 Nov 6, 2015 26
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,748 $7,113 Nov 6, 2015 26
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,676 $445 Nov 6, 2015 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,200 $13,252 Oct 30, 2015 19
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,749 $13,252 Oct 30, 2015 19
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,583 $883 Oct 30, 2015 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,337 $22,561 Oct 23, 2015 12
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,683 $22,561 Oct 23, 2015 12
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,506 $1,735 Oct 23, 2015 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 9,440 $9,388 Oct 16, 2015 5
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,499 $9,388 Oct 16, 2015 5
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,295 $4,694 Oct 16, 2015 5
Theater Average Limited Release 7,007 $4,694 Oct 16, 2015 5
Top 2015 Theater Average Limited Release 289 $4,694 Oct 16, 2015 5
Never Wide Domestic 4,689 $96,900 Oct 14, 2015 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 8,185 $96,900 Oct 14, 2015 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,022 14 Oct 14, 2015 0

Cast

Misty Copeland    Herself
Raven Wilkinson    Herself
Susan Fales Hill    Herself
Victoria Rowell    Herself
Leyla Fayyaz    Herself
Daisha Graf    Herself
Robyn Gardenhire    Herself
Bevy Smith    Herself
Andrew Herwitz    Himself
Ingrid Graham    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Nelson George
Producer    Leslie Norville
Editor    Malika Weeden
Director of Photography    Cliff Charles

Per Theater Chart: Very Little Room at the Top

October 21st, 2015

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Limited and VOD Releases: Make Room for Limited Releases

October 16th, 2015

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/10/16 68 $9,388   2 $4,694   $21,812 5
2015/10/23 49 $22,561 +140% 13 $1,735   $50,148 12
2015/10/30 60 $13,252 -41% 15 $883   $72,684 19
2015/11/06 69 $7,113 -46% 16 $445   $88,525 26
2015/11/13 87 $1,667 -77% 9 $185   $93,891 33
2015/11/20 75 $2,340 +40% 15 $156   $96,900 40

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/10/09 72 $12,424   2 $6,212   $12,424 2
2015/10/16 73 $15,163 +22% 2 $7,582   $27,587 9
2015/10/23 51 $31,845 +110% 13 $2,450   $59,432 16
2015/10/30 60 $21,980 -31% 15 $1,465   $81,412 23
2015/11/06 73 $10,812 -51% 16 $676   $92,224 30
2015/11/13 96 $2,336 -78% 9 $260   $94,560 37

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