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California Typewriter (2017)

California Typewriter
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $200,379Details
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Synopsis

A documentary portrait of artists, writers, and collectors who remain steadfastly loyal to the typewriter as a tool and muse, featuring Tom Hanks, John Mayer, David McCullough, Sam Shepard, and others. It also movingly documents the struggles of California Typewriter, one of the last standing repair shops in America dedicated to keeping the aging machines clicking. In the process, the film delivers a thought-provoking meditation on the changing dynamic between humans and machines, and encourages us to consider our own relationship with technology, old and new, as the digital age’s emphasis on speed and convenience redefines who’s serving whom, human or machine?

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,001-10,100) 10,001 $200,379
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,101-13,200) 13,119 $200,379
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 3,101-3,200) 3,148 $200,379

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 18th, 2017 (Limited) by Gravitas Ventures
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 103 minutes
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Keywords: Writing and Writers, Artists, Collectors and Collectables, Artisans vs. Automation
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: American Buffalo Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Top 2017 Theater Average Limited Release 89 $8,168 Aug 25, 2017 10

Cast

Tom Hanks    Himself
John Mayer    Himself
David McCullough    Himself
Sam Shepard    Himself
Mason Williams    Himself
Ken Alexander    Himself
Martin Howard    Himself
Jeremy Mayer    Himself
Herbert Permillion III    Himself
Silvi Alcivar    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    John Benet
Producer    Doug Nichol
Executive Producer    Charlotte Chatton
Executive Producer    James Redford
Executive Producer    Dana Schwartz
Executive Producer    Nion McEvoy
Director of Photography    Doug Nichol
Editor    Doug Nichol
Sound Designer    Bob Edwards

Limited and VOD Releases: California Dreaming

August 18th, 2017

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/08/18 68 $5,031   1 $5,031   $5,031 1
2017/08/25 60 $16,336 +225% 2 $8,168   $21,442 2
2017/09/01 55 $30,126 +84% 11 $2,739   $55,217 3
2017/09/08 53 $22,324 -26% 16 $1,395   $93,600 4
2017/09/15 51 $21,842 -2% 18 $1,213   $128,560 5
2017/09/22 48 $20,701 -5% 16 $1,294   $159,413 6
2017/09/29 49 $17,239 -17% 20 $862   $185,135 7
2017/10/06 70 $4,760 -72% 11 $433   $200,379 8

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/08/18 75 $5,106   1 $5,106   $5,106 1
2017/08/25 63 $19,985 +291% 2 $9,993   $25,091 2
2017/09/01 56 $46,185 +131% 11 $4,199   $71,276 3
2017/09/08 53 $35,442 -23% 16 $2,215   $106,718 4
2017/09/15 53 $31,994 -10% 18 $1,777   $138,712 5
2017/09/22 48 $29,184 -9% 16 $1,824   $167,896 6

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