Beware of Mr. Baker

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $116,476Details
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Synopsis

Born in South East London the same week the Nazis began bombing, Ginger Baker’s first memory was running after a train that carried his father off to death in WWII. From his music to his life, at the expense of family and fortune, Ginger would never be left behind on the tracks again. Though best known for his work with Eric Clapton in Cream and Blind Faith, the world’s greatest drummer did not hit his stride until years later in 1972 when he drove the first Range Rover ever produced from London to Nigeria in pursuit of the African rhythms and musical icon, Fela Kuti. There he found his Mecca of drumming, introducing the African beat and “world music” to the West, years before any other musicians in the field. Unfortunately, Ginger’s African glory days were short-lived as he found himself looking down the barrel of a Nigerian officer’s machine gun. Signaling his departure from the continent and the loss of his fortune, Ginger returned to England where a pattern of divorces, self-destruction, and countless groundbreaking musical works continue on to Italy, California, Colorado, and current day South Africa where he lives inside a fortified compound with his 29-year-old internet bride and 39 polo ponies.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
98% - Certified Fresh
Audience
86% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: November 30th, 2012 (Limited) by SnagFilms
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Keywords: Addiction, Rock 'n' Roll, Musicians, Screenplay Written By the Star, Directing Yourself, Biography
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Insurgent Media, Pugilist at Rest

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Cast

Ginger Baker    Himself
Eric Clapton    Himself
Steve Winwood    Himself
Charlie Watts    Himself
Mickey Hart    Himself
Carlos Santana    Himself
Max Weinberg    Himself
Chad Smith    Himself
Femi Kuti    Himself
Neal Peart    Himself
Simon Kirks    Himself
Marky Ramone    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Jay Bulger
Director    Jay Bulger
Producer    Andrew S. Karsch
Producer    Fisher Stevens
Executive Producer    Julie Goldman
Animation Director    David Bell
Animation Art Director    Joe Scarpulla
Animator    Joe Scarpulla
Director of Photography    Eric Robbins
Editor    Abhay Sofsky

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/11/30 62 $12,195   1 $12,195   $12,195 3
2012/12/07 69 $10,349 -15% 1 $10,349   $36,548 10
2012/12/14 71 $4,414 -57% 1 $4,414   $45,252 17
2012/12/21 74 $822 -81% 1 $822   $50,750 24
2012/12/28 61 $608 -26% 1 $608   $52,467 31
2013/01/04 89 $284 -53% 1 $284   $53,371 38
2013/01/25 53 $25,798   15 $1,720   $79,706 59
2013/02/01 69 $7,001 -73% 7 $1,000   $100,140 66
2013/02/08 71 $2,935 -58% 3 $978   $106,914 73
2013/02/15 88 $661 -77% 2 $331   $109,406 80
2013/02/22 78 $2,445 +270% 1 $2,445   $112,248 87
2013/03/01 88 $1,742 -29% 1 $1,742   $114,271 94
2013/03/08 93 $924 -47% 1 $924   $116,476 101

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