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Dancing in Jaffa (2014)

Dancing in Jaffa poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $136,257Details
International Box Office $159,903
Worldwide Box Office $296,160
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $102,297 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $109,787 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $212,084
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  1. Summary
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Renowned ballroom dancer, Pierre Dulaine takes his belief that dance can overcome political and cultural differences and applies it to 11-year-old Jewish and Palestinian Israelis. What occurs is magical and transformative.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
84% - Fresh
72% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 11th, 2014 (Limited) by IFC Films
Video Release: August 12th, 2014 by Mpi Home Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 89 minutes
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Keywords: Dancing, Inspirational Teacher, Jewish, Palestinian, Israeli Palestinian Conflict, Coming of Age, Bigotry
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Sundance Selects, Tiara Blu Films, Know Productions, Ja-Tail Pictures, Warrior Poets, Shine Global, Baby George Productions
Production Countries: Israel,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,065 $4,384 May 16, 2014 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,239 $8,061 May 9, 2014 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,011 $25,249 May 2, 2014 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,711 $23,314 Apr 25, 2014 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,553 $18,000 Apr 18, 2014 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,384 $17,702 Apr 11, 2014 3


Pierre Dulaine    Himself
Yvonne Marceau    Herself
Noor Gabai    Herself
Alaa Bubali    Himself
Lois Dana    Herself
Rachel Gueta    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Hilla Medalia
Screenwriter    Philip Shane
Producer    Hilla Medalia
Producer    Diane Nabatoff
Producer    Neta Zwebner-Zaibert
Co-Executive Producer    Sydney Holland
Executive Producer    Dan Setton
Executive Producer    J. Arnhold
Executive Producer    Robert Machinist
Executive Producer    Jonathan Shukat
Executive Producer    Morgan Spurlock
Executive Producer    Jeremy Chilnick
Executive Producer    Nigel Lythgoe
Executive Producer    Jeffre Phillips
Executive Producer    La Toya Jackson
Composer    Krishna Levi
Composer    Issar Shulman
Editor    Bob Eisenhardt
Editor    Philip Shane
Director of Photography    Daniel Kedem

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 12th, 2014

August 11th, 2014

It's a slow and shallow week on the home market. Not only are there no prime releases, we quickly run into filler as we look down the list of best selling new releases on The biggest release of the week is Muppets Most Wanted, which is one of nine reviews on this week's list. It is also the best release of the week and the best choice for Pick of the Week. Next week should be more interesting, as TV on DVD season begins. More...

Per Theater Chart: Only Lovers Left on Top

April 15th, 2014

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Only Lovers Left Alive earned top spot on the per theater chart with ease earning an average of $21,997 in four theaters. Captain America: The Winter Soldier was the only other film in the $10,000 club as it earned an average of $10,481. More...

Limited Releases: Looking for the Perfect Limited Release

April 11th, 2014

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This weekend is almost as busy for limited releases as last week, and on the plus side, there are a handful of films that are worth checking out. Only Lovers Left Alive and Joe are both earning great reviews. On the other hand, Only Lovers Left Alive is probably too "Art House" to thrive, while Joe is opening too wide and on Video on Demand, so its box office chances are also limited. Dancing in Jaffa is earning perfect reviews, but documentaries rarely have breakout success. Finally, Disco Singh could be a surprise hit, as it could be on track to break records in its native India. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/04/11 57 $17,702   9 $1,967   $36,438 3
2014/04/18 54 $18,000 +2% 9 $2,000   $36,736 10
2014/04/25 55 $23,314 +30% 13 $1,793   $66,701 17
2014/05/02 51 $25,249 +8% 23 $1,098   $101,257 24
2014/05/09 67 $8,061 -68% 13 $620   $122,643 31
2014/05/16 70 $4,384 -46% 8 $548   $134,484 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/04/25 50 $32,621   13 $2,509   $76,008 21
2014/05/02 49 $38,574 +18% 23 $1,677   $114,582 28
2014/05/09 60 $15,554 -60% 13 $1,196   $130,136 35
2014/05/16 62 $6,121 -61% 8 $765   $136,257 42

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