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Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary (2017)

Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $49,456Details
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A documentary film about an outside-the-box thinker with extraordinary talent whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. This smart, passionate, thought-provoking and uplifting documentary is for anyone who appreciates the power of music to entertain, inspire and transform.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 11,704 $49,456
All Time Worldwide Box Office 14,700 $49,456
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 4,551 $49,456

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 14th, 2017 (Limited) by Abramorama Films
MPAA Rating: PG
Running Time: 99 minutes
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Keywords: Archive Footage, Jazz, Musicians, African-American
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Meteor 17, Crew Neck
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,356 $22,960 Apr 21, 2017 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,689 $22,960 Apr 21, 2017 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 795 $7,653 Apr 21, 2017 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,566 $16,626 Apr 14, 2017 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,640 $16,626 Apr 14, 2017 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 631 $16,626 Apr 14, 2017 3
Theater Average Limited Release 899 $16,626 Apr 14, 2017 3
Top 2017 Theater Average Limited Release 11 $16,626 Apr 14, 2017 3
Never Wide Domestic 5,541 $49,456 Apr 14, 2017 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 9,020 $49,456 Apr 14, 2017 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 3,549 2 Apr 14, 2017 0


John Coltrane    Himself
Denzel Washington    Himself
Carlos Santana    Himself
Common    Himself
Cornel West    Himself
Bill Clinton    Himself
Wayne Shorter    Himself
Sonny Rollins    Himself
Reggie Workman    Himself
John Densmore    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    John Scheinfeld
Producer    Spencer Proffer
Producer    John Beug
Producer    Scott Pascucci
Producer    Dave Harding
Cinematographer    Stan Taylor

Theater Averages: Going From A to Zed with $27,544

April 19th, 2017

The Lost City of Z

The Lost City of Z led the way on the theater average chart with an average of $27,544 in four theaters. The film is expanding into several hundred more theaters this Friday, so this is a great start. The overall number one film, The Fate of the Furious, was next with an average of $22,920. Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer opened with nearly $100,000 in five theaters for an average of $19,842. The final film in the $10,000 club was Chasing Trane with $16,626 in its lone theater. More...

Weekend Estimates: Fate’s $100 Million Stateside Dwarfed by Huge International Haul

April 16th, 2017

The Fate of the Furious

The Fate of the Furious is, as expected, posting great opening numbers domestically, with Universal projecting a $100.2 million opening weekend, but the real news this weekend is the record breaking in international markets. Helped by a gigantic $190 million in China—the biggest-ever three-day weekend in that territory—Fate is headed for an overseas debut of $432.2 million, according to the studio. That’s easily the biggest international weekend of all time, beating Jurassic World’s $316.7 million. It’s also ahead of the inflation-adjusted international opening for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II, which earned $314 million on its first weekend internationally, roughly equivalent to $375 million today. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/04/14 52 $16,626   1 $16,626   $16,626 3
2017/04/21 47 $22,960 +38% 3 $7,653   $49,456 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/04/14 49 $26,496   1 $26,496   $26,496 7

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