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Blue Like Jazz (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $595,018Details
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  4. Video Sales
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  7. Trailer

Synopsis

Don, a pious nineteen-year-old sophomore at a Texas junior college, impulsively decides to escape his evangelical upbringing for life in the Pacific Northwest at one of the most progressive campuses in America, Reed College in Portland. Upon arrival, Reed's surroundings and eccentric student body proves to be far different than he could possibly imagine from the environment from which he came, forcing him to embark on a journey of self-discovery to understand who he is and what he truly believes.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
38% - Rotten
Audience
63% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$1,200,000
Domestic Releases: April 13th, 2012 (Limited) by Roadside Attractions
Video Release: August 7th, 2012 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexuality, drug and alcohol content, and some language.
(Rating bulletin 2213, 3/7/2012)
Running Time: 107 minutes
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Keywords: College, Religious, Autobiographical, Novel or Other Work Adapted by Author, Inspired by a True Story, Crowdfunding
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: RuckusFilm
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,895 $168 Jun 1, 2012 52
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,438 $1,828 May 18, 2012 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,470 $4,857 May 11, 2012 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,580 $10,245 May 4, 2012 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,176 $37,163 Apr 27, 2012 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,414 $130,515 Apr 20, 2012 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,255 $261,190 Apr 13, 2012 3

Cast

   Don Miller
   Penny
Tania Raymonde    Lauryn
Justin Welborn    The Pope

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Based on the novel by    Donald Miller
Screenwriter    Donald Miller
Screenwriter    Steve Taylor
Screenwriter    Ben Pearson
Producer    Steve Taylor
Producer    J. Clarke Gallivan
Producer    Coke Sams

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 7th, 2012

August 7th, 2012

This is not a really slow week on the home market this week, as we have The Lorax coming out, and it was the highest-grossing animated film of the year, until Brave overtook is very recently, so it should be a big seller on the home market. Unfortunately, it is the only major release of the week. There are some other releases worth checking out, a few worth picking up, but very few that are contenders for Pick of the Week. High Fidelity is a great movie, but its Blu-ray debut is Shovelware. Personally, I think Spaceballs is really underrated, but this is not the first time it has been released on Blu-ray and double-dips are rarely Pick of the Week material. In the end, I'm going with My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Royal Pony Wedding, because I liked the first DVD release more than I thought I would. More...

Per Theater Chart: The Here and Now

April 18th, 2012

No film topped the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart this past weekend. The film that came closest was Here with $7,927 in its lone theater. This does suggest some potential to expand, but it is quite low for the number one film. More...

Will Limited Releases Earn a Perfect Score or Get Detention?

April 13th, 2012

There are quite a few limited releases on this week's list, but few of them are earning overall positive reviews. In fact, only Monsieur Lazhar and Post Mortem are earning reviews above 80% positive, although Here is close to that mark. Additionally, the PG-13 cut of Bully is also coming out this week and it should be the biggest hit out of all of the limited releases. More...

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/13 20 $261,190   136 $1,921   $261,190 3
2012/04/20 31 $130,515 -50% 126 $1,036   $468,074 10
2012/04/27 50 $37,163 -72% 46 $808   $551,742 17
2012/05/04 68 $10,245 -72% 19 $539   $578,095 24
2012/05/11 83 $4,857 -53% 11 $442   $588,700 31
2012/05/18 89 $1,828 -62% 7 $261   $592,589 38
2012/06/01 116 $168   1 $168   $594,904 52

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/13 - $106,528   136 $783   $106,528 1
2012/04/14 - $95,049 -11% 136 $699   $201,577 2
2012/04/15 - $59,613 -37% 136 $438   $261,190 3
2012/04/16 - $18,402 -69% 136 $135   $279,592 4
2012/04/17 - $16,719 -9% 136 $123   $296,311 5
2012/04/18 - $22,865 +37% 136 $168   $319,176 6
2012/04/19 - $18,383 -20% 136 $135   $337,559 7
2012/04/20 - $46,487 +153% 126 $369   $384,046 8
2012/04/21 - $51,374 +11% 126 $408   $435,420 9
2012/04/22 - $32,654 -36% 126 $259   $468,074 10
2012/04/23 - $10,531 -68% 126 $84   $478,605 11
2012/04/24 - $11,372 +8% 126 $90   $489,977 12
2012/04/25 - $10,386 -9% 126 $82   $500,363 13
2012/04/26 - $14,216 +37% 126 $113   $514,579 14
2012/04/27 - $12,265 -14% 46 $267   $526,844 15
2012/04/28 - $15,267 +24% 46 $332   $542,111 16
2012/04/29 - $9,631 -37% 46 $209   $551,742 17
2012/05/04 - $3,135   19 $165   $570,985 22
2012/05/05 - $4,234 +35% 19 $223   $575,219 23
2012/05/06 - $2,876 -32% 19 $151   $578,095 24
2012/05/11 - $1,203   11 $109   $585,046 29
2012/05/12 - $1,786 +48% 11 $162   $586,832 30
2012/05/13 - $1,868 +5% 11 $170   $588,700 31
2012/05/14 - $384 -79% 11 $35   $589,084 32
2012/05/15 - $445 +16% 11 $40   $589,529 33
2012/05/16 - $587 +32% 11 $53   $590,116 34
2012/05/17 - $645 +10% 11 $59   $590,761 35
2012/05/18 - $577 -11% 7 $82   $591,338 36
2012/05/19 - $785 +36% 7 $112   $592,123 37
2012/05/20 - $466 -41% 7 $67   $592,589 38
2012/05/21 - $238 -49% 7 $34   $592,827 39
2012/05/22 - $310 +30% 7 $44   $593,137 40
2012/05/23 - $439 +42% 7 $63   $593,576 41
2012/05/24 - $398 -9% 7 $57   $593,974 42
2012/05/28 - $47   3 $16   $594,021 46
2012/05/29 - $30 -36% 3 $10   $594,051 47
2012/05/30 - $177 +490% 3 $59   $594,228 48
2012/05/31 - $15 -92% 3 $5   $594,243 49
2012/06/01 - $46 +207% 1 $46   $594,782 50
2012/06/02 - $82 +78% 1 $82   $594,864 51
2012/06/03 - $40 -51% 1 $40   $594,904 52
2012/06/04 - $10 -75% 1 $10   $594,914 53
2012/06/06 - $104   1 $104   $595,018 55

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/13 21 $337,559   136 $2,482   $337,559 7
2012/04/20 34 $177,020 -48% 126 $1,405   $514,579 14
2012/04/27 50 $53,271 -70% 46 $1,158   $567,850 21
2012/05/04 65 $15,993 -70% 19 $842   $583,843 28
2012/05/11 79 $6,918 -57% 11 $629   $590,761 35
2012/05/18 72 $3,213 -54% 7 $459   $593,974 42
2012/05/25 79 $269 -92% 3 $90   $594,243 49
2012/06/01 110 $282 +5% 1 $282   $595,018 56

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