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Crazy Wisdom (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $86,583Details
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Synopsis

Chogyam Trungpa, the brilliant “bad boy of Buddhism,” fled the invasion of Tibet, studied at Oxford, and shattered Westerners’ notions of how an enlightened teacher should behave. Was it crazy wisdom when he renounced his monastic vows, eloped with a sixteen-year old aristocrat, openly drank alcohol, and had intimate relations with women students? Was it crazy wisdom when he founded a military order to dismantle aggression? Or was it when, to counter the materialism he saw infecting the world, he worked tirelessly to build an “enlightened society,” based on compassion and courage? The film presents a direct experience of Trungpa, and stories from his wife and students, including best-selling author Pema Chodron and poet Allen Ginsberg, as well as colleagues and critics like American guru Ram Dass and eminent scholar Robert Thurman.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 10,937 $86,583
All Time Worldwide Box Office 13,743 $86,583
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,940 $86,583

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 25th, 2011 (Limited) by Alive Mind
Video Release: April 30th, 2013 by Alive Mind
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 89 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Religious, New Age
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Crazy Wisdom Films, Buddhist Broadcasting Foundation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 37th Weekend 185 $579 Aug 3, 2012 255
Biggest 37th Weekend Limited Release 97 $579 Aug 3, 2012 255
Theater Average 37th Weekend Limited Release 78 $579 Aug 3, 2012 255
Biggest Domestic 36th Weekend 145 $2,350 Jul 27, 2012 248
Biggest 36th Weekend Limited Release 60 $2,350 Jul 27, 2012 248
Theater Average 36th Weekend Limited Release 37 $1,175 Jul 27, 2012 248
Biggest Domestic 35th Weekend 147 $3,645 Jul 20, 2012 241
Biggest 35th Weekend Limited Release 59 $3,645 Jul 20, 2012 241
Theater Average 35th Weekend Limited Release 28 $1,823 Jul 20, 2012 241
Biggest Domestic 34th Weekend 171 $2,946 Jul 13, 2012 234
Biggest 34th Weekend Limited Release 76 $2,946 Jul 13, 2012 234
Theater Average 34th Weekend Limited Release 15 $2,946 Jul 13, 2012 234
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 357 $1,149 Jun 8, 2012 199
Biggest 29th Weekend Limited Release 205 $1,149 Jun 8, 2012 199
Theater Average 29th Weekend Limited Release 95 $1,149 Jun 8, 2012 199
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,475 $2,569 Mar 2, 2012 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,074 $2,569 Mar 2, 2012 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 94 $2,569 Mar 2, 2012 101
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 4,192 $102 Feb 10, 2012 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 2,080 $102 Feb 10, 2012 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 2,065 $102 Feb 10, 2012 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 4,621 $220 Feb 3, 2012 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 2,245 $220 Feb 3, 2012 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 2,175 $220 Feb 3, 2012 73
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 5,478 $294 Jan 20, 2012 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,590 $294 Jan 20, 2012 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,439 $294 Jan 20, 2012 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 5,445 $1,934 Jan 13, 2012 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,324 $1,934 Jan 13, 2012 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,536 $967 Jan 13, 2012 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 6,427 $636 Jan 6, 2012 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,943 $636 Jan 6, 2012 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,385 $636 Jan 6, 2012 45
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 7,644 $323 Dec 23, 2011 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,585 $323 Dec 23, 2011 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,417 $323 Dec 23, 2011 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 7,029 $6,381 Dec 16, 2011 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,809 $6,381 Dec 16, 2011 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,003 $1,595 Dec 16, 2011 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 8,302 $3,109 Dec 9, 2011 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,754 $3,109 Dec 9, 2011 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,699 $1,555 Dec 9, 2011 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 8,322 $9,007 Dec 2, 2011 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,593 $9,007 Dec 2, 2011 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,562 $4,504 Dec 2, 2011 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 9,300 $10,304 Nov 25, 2011 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,360 $10,304 Nov 25, 2011 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,351 $10,304 Nov 25, 2011 3
Theater Average Limited Release 2,164 $10,304 Nov 25, 2011 3
Top 2011 Theater Average Limited Release 128 $10,304 Nov 25, 2011 3
Never Wide Domestic 4,817 $86,583 Nov 25, 2011 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 8,314 $86,583 Nov 25, 2011 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 3,388 3 Nov 25, 2011 0

Cast

Pema Chodron    Himself
Ram Dass    Himself
Allen Ginsberg    Himself
Robert Truman    Himself
Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche    Himself
Anne Waldman    Herself
Jeffrey Paine    Himself
Diana Muckpo    Herself
Traleg Rinpoche    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Johanna Demetrakas
Director   
Producer    Lisa Leeman
Editor    Johanna Demetrakas
Editor    Kate Amend
Cinematographer    Pablo Bryant
Composer    Sean Callery
Sound Designer    Midge Costin

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/11/25 63 $10,304   1 $10,304   $10,304 3
2011/12/02 63 $9,007 -13% 2 $4,504   $26,001 10
2011/12/09 77 $3,109 -65% 2 $1,555   $33,010 17
2011/12/16 64 $6,381 +105% 4 $1,595   $43,106 24
2011/12/23 75 $323 -95% 1 $323   $43,742 31
2012/01/06 88 $636   1 $636   $43,742 45
2012/01/13 80 $1,934 +204% 2 $967   $47,108 52
2012/01/20 96 $294 -85% 1 $294   $47,594 59
2012/02/03 90 $220   1 $220   $52,150 73
2012/02/10 103 $102 -54% 1 $102   $53,944 80
2012/03/02 90 $2,569   1 $2,569   $58,034 101
2012/06/08 99 $1,149   1 $1,149   $68,348 199
2012/07/13 71 $2,946   1 $2,946   $71,294 234
2012/07/20 69 $3,645 +24% 2 $1,823   $78,310 241
2012/07/27 76 $2,350 -36% 2 $1,175   $83,102 248
2012/08/03 91 $579 -75% 1 $579   $80,752 255

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/11/25 61 $16,994   1 $16,994   $16,994 7
2011/12/02 61 $12,907 -24% 3 $4,302   $29,901 14
2011/12/09 71 $6,824 -47% 3 $2,275   $36,725 21
2011/12/16 67 $6,694 -2% 1 $6,694   $43,419 28
2011/12/23 86 $323 -95% 1 $323   $43,742 35
2012/01/06 85 $2,068   2 $1,034   $45,174 49
2012/01/13 84 $2,126 +3% 2 $1,063   $47,300 56
2012/01/20 74 $4,276 +101% 2 $2,138   $51,576 63
2012/02/03 79 $1,912   2 $956   $53,842 77
2012/02/10 86 $1,527 -20% 1 $1,527   $55,369 84
2012/02/17 112 $96 -94% 1 $96   $55,465 91
2012/03/02 88 $3,440   1 $3,440   $58,905 105
2012/03/09 110 $552 -84% 1 $552   $59,457 112
2012/03/30 85 $2,095   2 $1,048   $61,552 127
2012/06/08 110 $1,149   1 $1,149   $68,348 203
2012/07/13 69 $6,317   2 $3,159   $74,665 238
2012/07/20 68 $6,087 -4% 2 $3,044   $80,752 245
2012/07/27 72 $4,871 -20% 3 $1,624   $85,623 252
2012/08/03 95 $960 -80% 1 $960   $86,583 259

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