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Ballplayer: Pelotero (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $44,689Details
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Synopsis

This documentary, narrated by John Leguizamo and executive produced by Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine, is a never before seen look inside the world of Major League Baseball (MLB) training camps in the Dominican Republic. Miguel Angel and Jean Carlos are two of the top prospects and they are both about to turn 16, which means they can be signed to an MLB farm team and ultimately move up to the majors. BALLPLAYER: PELOTERO filmmakers Ross Finkel, Trevor Martin and Jonathan Paley take you inside this never before seen world for an up close and personal look at the cost of the American dream.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 13th, 2012 (Limited) by Strand
Video Release: September 4th, 2012 by Strand Home, released as Ballplayer Pelotero
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 73 minutes
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Keywords: Baseball, Voiceover/Narration, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Coming of Age, Big Break, Hispanic
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Makuhari Media, Guagua Productions, Endeavor Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,367 $459 Sep 7, 2012 59
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,003 $1,777 Aug 24, 2012 45
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,471 $1,986 Jul 27, 2012 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,727 $5,784 Jul 20, 2012 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,137 $20,628 Jul 13, 2012 3

Cast

John Leguizamo    Narrator
Miguel Angel Sano    Himself
Jean Carlos Batista    Himself
Astin Jacobo    Himself
Vasillo 'Moreno' Tejeda    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

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Executive Producer    Bobby Valentine

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/07/13 50 $20,628   10 $2,063   $20,628 3
2012/07/20 66 $5,784 -72% 5 $1,157   $35,865 10
2012/07/27 80 $1,986 -66% 4 $497   $40,634 17
2012/08/24 90 $1,777   2 $889   $43,337 45
2012/09/07 101 $459   2 $230   $44,689 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/07/13 50 $30,081   10 $3,008   $30,081 7
2012/07/20 64 $8,567 -72% 5 $1,713   $38,648 14
2012/07/27 75 $2,912 -66% 4 $728   $41,560 21
2012/08/24 89 $2,670   2 $1,335   $44,230 49
2012/09/07 102 $459   2 $230   $44,689 63

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