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Chely Wright: Wish Me Away (2012)

Chely Wright: Wish Me Away poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $18,618Details
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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

The story of Chely Wright, the first country music star to come out as gay. Over three years, the filmmakers were given extraordinary access to Chely's struggle and her unfolding plan to come out publicly. Using interviews with Chely, her family, her pastor, and key players in Nashville interwoven with Chely's intimate private video diaries, the film goes deep into her back story as an established country music star and then forward as she steps into the national spotlight to reveal her secret. Chronicling the aftermath in her hometown of Nashville and within the larger LGBT community, WISH ME AWAY reveals both the devastation of her own internalized homophobia and the transformational power of living an authentic life.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Fresh
Audience
85% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 1st, 2012 (Limited) by First Run Features
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: LGBT, Musicians, Country and Western Music, Biography, Religious
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: TVgals Media
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,369 $319 Jul 27, 2012 59
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,941 $327 Jul 6, 2012 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,281 $795 Jun 29, 2012 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,741 $1,521 Jun 22, 2012 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,276 $2,484 Jun 15, 2012 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,060 $656 Jun 8, 2012 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,330 $5,026 Jun 1, 2012 3

Cast

Chely Wright    Herself
Stan Wright    Himself
Jennifer Wright    Herself
Russell Carter    Himself
Rodney Crowell    Himself
Victoria Wilson    Herself
C. Welton Gaddy    Himself
Don Cusic    Himself
Howard Bragman    Himself
Richard Stergan    Himself
Meredith Vieira    Herself
Natalie Morales    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Producer    Beverly Kopf
Producer    Bobbie Birleffi
Executive Producer    Rhonda Eiffe
Executive Producer    Richard Bever
Co-Executive Producer    Fletcher Foster
Co-Executive Producer    Laverne Berry
Co-Executive Producer    Wendy L. Wood

2012 - Holiday Gift Guide - Part III

December 15th, 2012

We are getting closer and closer to Christmas and we are getting to the crunch time for gift shopping. After checking out first run releases and franchise box sets in Part I and TV on DVD releases in Part II, this week we look at limited releases, classics, and foreign films. Some are pretty obvious choices, as we had a few limited releases that broke into the mainstream during their theatrical releases, but there are also a few more films that slipped beneath the radar the last time around. The biggest of these is... More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for October 16th, 2012

October 16th, 2012

It's a mixed week on the home market. Granted, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted is coming out, which made more than $200 million domestically and should sell quite well on the home market. On the other hand, the second biggest first run release is That's My Boy, which failed to make an impact at the box office. There is also a flood of weaker releases, secondary Blu-ray releases, and Christmas releases, much of which I would consider filler. The signal to noise ratio is a little off. As for the best releases of the week, there are some great TV on DVD releases like Mad Men: Season Five and Degrassi: Season 11, Part 2. There are also some limited releases, like Moonrise Kingdom on Blu-ray Combo Pack and even some Direct-to-DVD releases, like Excision on Blu-ray. All of these were contenders for Pick of the Week. In the end I went with Mad Men: Season Five for Pick of the week, while Degrassi: Season 11, Part 2 earned Puck of the Week. More...

Full Moon on the Per Theater Chart

June 5th, 2012

Moonrise Kingdom remained on the top of the per theater chart with an outstanding average of $54,805 in 16 theaters. If it had opened with that average in four theaters, it would have been considered a huge hit, so this is a fantastic sophomore stint. Snow White and the Huntsman was the only other film in the $10,000 club with an average of $14,900. More...

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/06/01 75 $5,026   3 $1,675   $5,026 3
2012/06/08 106 $656 -87% 3 $219   $6,963 10
2012/06/15 81 $2,484 +279% 3 $828   $10,646 17
2012/06/22 83 $1,521 -39% 2 $761   $13,035 24
2012/06/29 87 $795 -48% 2 $398   $14,227 31
2012/07/06 91 $327 -59% 1 $327   $15,461 38
2012/07/27 95 $319   2 $160   $17,346 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/06/01 77 $6,307   4 $1,577   $6,307 7
2012/06/08 97 $1,855 -71% 4 $464   $8,162 14
2012/06/15 79 $3,214 +73% 3 $1,071   $11,376 21
2012/06/22 91 $1,918 -40% 3 $639   $13,432 28
2012/06/29 88 $1,681 -12% 3 $560   $15,134 35
2012/07/06 89 $442 -74% 1 $442   $15,837 42
2012/07/13 90 $406 -8% 1 $406   $16,243 49
2012/07/20 95 $269 -34% 1 $269   $16,953 56
2012/07/27 88 $925 +244% 3 $308   $17,952 63
2012/08/17 99 $316   1 $316   $18,268 84
2012/09/21 109 $350   1 $350   $18,618 119

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