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Best and Most Beautiful Things (2016)

Best and Most Beautiful Things
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,016Details
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Off a dirt road in rural Maine, a precocious 20-year-old woman named Michelle Smith lives with her mother Julie. Michelle is quirky and charming, legally blind and diagnosed on the autism spectrum, with big dreams and varied passions. Searching for connection, Michelle explores love and empowerment outside the limits of “normal” through a provocative sex-positive community. Michelle’s joyful story of self-discovery celebrates outcasts everywhere.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 14,654 $3,016
All Time Worldwide Box Office 18,069 $3,016
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 6,922 $3,016

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 2nd, 2016 (Limited) by First Run Features
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Keywords: Maine, Autism, Blindness, Coming of Age, Female empowerment, Life in a Small Town, Sexual Awakening
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Only Bright Productions, Beacon Street Films, Carriage House Pictures, VFR Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 10,109 $1,085 Dec 9, 2016 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 5,217 $1,085 Dec 9, 2016 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 4,313 $1,085 Dec 9, 2016 10
Theater Average Limited Release 34,345 $1,085 Dec 9, 2016 10
Top 2016 Theater Average Limited Release 1,374 $1,085 Dec 9, 2016 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 11,770 $1,591 Dec 2, 2016 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,756 $1,591 Dec 2, 2016 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,633 $796 Dec 2, 2016 3
Never Wide Domestic 8,409 $3,016 Dec 2, 2016 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 11,697 $3,016 Dec 2, 2016 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 5,203 0 Dec 2, 2016 0


Michelle Smith    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Garrett Zevgetis
Producer    Jeff Consiglio
Producer    Jordan Salvatoriello
Executive Producer    Kevin Bright
Editor    Jeff Consiglio
Additional Editor    Sarah Ginsburg
Cinematographer    Jordan Salvatoriello
Cinematographer    Sarah Ginsburg
Composer    Tyler Strickland

Theater Averages: Jackie Tackles Lion Earning Average of $55,743

December 6th, 2016


Jackie led the way on the theater average chart with an average of $55,743 in five theaters. Given this start and add in its Oscar buzz and the film has a real shot at expanding wide. Last week’s winner, Lion, fell to second place with an average of $16,651 in seven theaters. Manchester by the Sea continues its impressive run with an average of $14,592 in 156 theaters. It still has room to grow. Miss Sloane earned an average of $11,213 in four theaters. It is reportedly expanding wide this weekend, but that can mean anything from a few hundred theaters to well over 2,000. Finally, Things to Come opened with an average of $11,030 in three theaters. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Jackie Hopes O stands for Oscar

December 2nd, 2016


There are not a lot of limited releases on this week’s list. Things to Come is earning the best reviews, but it is a foreign-language film and that will limit its box office potential. Believe is the biggest in terms of theater count, but it’s a faith-based film and there’s a chance it will open well below the Mendoza Line. On the other hand, Jackie has the best box office potential and Natalie Portman could win an Oscar for her performance. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/02 82 $1,591   2 $796   $1,591 3
2016/12/09 78 $1,085 -32% 1 $1,085   $2,840 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/02 97 $1,755   2 $878   $1,755 7
2016/12/09 91 $1,261 -28% 1 $1,261   $3,016 14

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