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A Band Called Death (2013)

A Band Called Death
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $127,257Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Before Bad Brains, the Sex Pistols or even the Ramones, there was a band called Death. Punk before punk existed, three teenage brothers in the early '70s formed a band in their spare bedroom, began playing a few local gigs and even pressed a single in the hopes of getting signed. But this was the era of Motown and emerging disco. Record companies found Death’s music— and band name—too intimidating, and the group were never given a fair shot, disbanding before they even completed one album. Equal parts electrifying rockumentary and epic family love story, A Band Called Death chronicles the incredible fairy-tale journey of what happened almost three decades later, when a dusty 1974 demo tape made its way out of the attic and found an audience several generations younger. Playing music impossibly ahead of its time, Death is now being credited as the first black punk band (hell...the first punk band!), and are finally receiving their long overdue recognition as true rock pioneers.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 10,407 $127,257
All Time Worldwide Box Office 13,124 $127,257
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,509 $127,257

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 28th, 2013 (Limited) by Drafthouse Films
Video Release: August 13th, 2013 by Image Entertainment Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 98 minutes
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Keywords: Musicians, Music Industry, Big Break, Punk Rock
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Howlermano Productions, OGB
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,761 $1,569 Sep 13, 2013 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,698 $1,569 Sep 13, 2013 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,146 $785 Sep 13, 2013 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 4,674 $65 Sep 6, 2013 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 2,290 $65 Sep 6, 2013 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 2,283 $65 Sep 6, 2013 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,951 $499 Aug 30, 2013 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 2,326 $499 Aug 30, 2013 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 2,307 $250 Aug 30, 2013 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 5,251 $899 Aug 23, 2013 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,387 $899 Aug 23, 2013 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,401 $899 Aug 23, 2013 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 5,200 $3,288 Aug 16, 2013 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,109 $3,288 Aug 16, 2013 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 774 $1,644 Aug 16, 2013 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 6,578 $233 Aug 9, 2013 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 3,080 $233 Aug 9, 2013 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 3,130 $78 Aug 9, 2013 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 6,920 $710 Aug 2, 2013 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 3,148 $710 Aug 2, 2013 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 3,244 $237 Aug 2, 2013 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 7,007 $2,256 Jul 26, 2013 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,014 $2,256 Jul 26, 2013 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,326 $376 Jul 26, 2013 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 7,741 $2,045 Jul 19, 2013 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,464 $2,045 Jul 19, 2013 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,561 $511 Jul 19, 2013 24
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,465 $34,839 Jun 28, 2013 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,613 $34,839 Jun 28, 2013 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 5,043 $2,323 Jun 28, 2013 3
Theater Average Limited Release 16,698 $2,323 Jun 28, 2013 3
Top 2013 Theater Average Limited Release 552 $2,323 Jun 28, 2013 3
Never Wide Domestic 4,315 $127,257 Jun 28, 2013 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,817 $127,257 Jun 28, 2013 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 3,787 1 Jun 28, 2013 0

Cast

David Hackney    Himself
Bobby Hackney    Himself
Dannis Hackney    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Producer    Jeff Howlett
Producer    Mark Covino
Producer    Scott Mosier
Producer    Matthew Perniciaro
Producer    Kevin Mann
Producer    Jerry Ferrara
Editor    Rich Fox
Composer    Sam Retzer
Composer    Tim Boland

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 13th, 2013

August 15th, 2013

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Per Theater Chart: Some Reasons to be Excited

July 3rd, 2013

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Limited Releases: Looking for Redemption

June 28th, 2013

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/06/28 44 $34,839   15 $2,323   $34,839 3
2013/07/19 86 $2,045   4 $511   $103,913 24
2013/07/26 70 $2,256 +10% 6 $376   $110,214 31
2013/08/02 84 $710 -69% 3 $237   $113,763 38
2013/08/09 97 $233 -67% 3 $78   $114,835 45
2013/08/16 85 $3,288 +1,311% 2 $1,644   $118,527 52
2013/08/23 96 $899 -73% 1 $899   $122,410 59
2013/08/30 96 $499 -44% 2 $250   $123,744 66
2013/09/06 128 $65 -87% 1 $65   $123,985 73
2013/09/13 93 $1,569 +2,314% 2 $785   $125,856 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/06/28 32 $52,443   16 $3,278   $52,443 7
2013/07/19 70 $6,090   6 $1,015   $107,958 28
2013/07/26 61 $5,095 -16% 6 $849   $113,053 35
2013/08/02 84 $1,549 -70% 4 $387   $114,602 42
2013/08/09 99 $637 -59% 3 $212   $115,239 49
2013/08/16 74 $6,271 +884% 2 $3,136   $121,511 56
2013/08/23 90 $1,734 -72% 1 $1,734   $123,245 63
2013/08/30 99 $675 -61% 2 $338   $123,920 70
2013/09/06 113 $367 -46% 2 $184   $124,287 77
2013/09/13 - $2,970 +709% 2 $1,485   $127,257 84

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