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Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $152,449Details
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Synopsis

Ricky Jay is a magician, author, historian and actor -- and a performer who regularly provokes astonishment from even the most jaded audiences. Deceptive Practice traces Jay's achievements and influences, from his apprenticeship at age 4 with his grandfather, to such now-forgotten legends as Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini and his primary mentors, Dai Vernon and Charlie Miller. Featuring rare footage from his 1970s TV appearances (doing 3-card Monte with Steve Martin on The Dinah Shore Show) and told in Jay's inimitable voice, this is a remarkable journey inside the secretive world of magic and the small circle of eccentrics who are its perpetual devotees.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 10,161 $152,449
All Time Worldwide Box Office 12,866 $152,449
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,319 $152,449

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$500,000
Domestic Releases: April 17th, 2013 (Limited) by Kino Lorber
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 88 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Once in a Lifetime: the Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos
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Keywords: Stage Magician, Confidence Men, Movie Business, Biography
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Hopscotch Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 883 $166 Sep 27, 2013 166
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 542 $166 Sep 27, 2013 166
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 534 $166 Sep 27, 2013 166
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 962 $366 Sep 20, 2013 159
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 557 $366 Sep 20, 2013 159
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 509 $366 Sep 20, 2013 159
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 985 $1,063 Sep 13, 2013 152
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 520 $1,063 Sep 13, 2013 152
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 236 $1,063 Sep 13, 2013 152
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,694 $567 Aug 23, 2013 131
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 913 $567 Aug 23, 2013 131
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 903 $284 Aug 23, 2013 131
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 2,043 $248 Aug 16, 2013 124
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 1,110 $248 Aug 16, 2013 124
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 1,062 $248 Aug 16, 2013 124
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 2,356 $267 Aug 9, 2013 117
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,257 $267 Aug 9, 2013 117
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,173 $267 Aug 9, 2013 117
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 2,254 $2,188 Aug 2, 2013 110
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,012 $2,188 Aug 2, 2013 110
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 122 $2,188 Aug 2, 2013 110
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,171 $5,318 Jul 26, 2013 103
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 815 $5,318 Jul 26, 2013 103
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 383 $1,330 Jul 26, 2013 103
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,711 $3,243 Jul 19, 2013 96
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,122 $3,243 Jul 19, 2013 96
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 303 $1,622 Jul 19, 2013 96
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,250 $2,176 Jul 12, 2013 89
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,431 $2,176 Jul 12, 2013 89
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 178 $2,176 Jul 12, 2013 89
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,749 $4,539 Jun 28, 2013 75
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,461 $4,539 Jun 28, 2013 75
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 215 $2,270 Jun 28, 2013 75
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,827 $852 Jun 21, 2013 68
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 2,210 $852 Jun 21, 2013 68
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 2,047 $426 Jun 21, 2013 68
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 5,229 $965 Jun 14, 2013 61
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,368 $965 Jun 14, 2013 61
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,506 $241 Jun 14, 2013 61
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,831 $6,252 Jun 7, 2013 54
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,776 $6,252 Jun 7, 2013 54
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,647 $893 Jun 7, 2013 54
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 5,139 $9,306 May 31, 2013 47
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,812 $9,306 May 31, 2013 47
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 821 $1,861 May 31, 2013 47
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 6,153 $9,697 May 17, 2013 33
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,250 $9,697 May 17, 2013 33
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 43 $9,697 May 17, 2013 33
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 7,303 $4,232 May 10, 2013 26
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,065 $4,232 May 10, 2013 26
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,235 $1,411 May 10, 2013 26
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,594 $8,104 May 3, 2013 19
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,112 $8,104 May 3, 2013 19
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,176 $2,026 May 3, 2013 19
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 8,256 $9,527 Apr 26, 2013 12
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,533 $9,527 Apr 26, 2013 12
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 555 $9,527 Apr 26, 2013 12
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,824 $13,802 Apr 19, 2013 5
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,902 $13,802 Apr 19, 2013 5
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 862 $13,802 Apr 19, 2013 5
Theater Average Limited Release 1,267 $13,802 Apr 19, 2013 5
Top 2013 Theater Average Limited Release 63 $13,802 Apr 19, 2013 5
Never Wide Domestic 4,087 $152,449 Apr 17, 2013 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,593 $152,449 Apr 17, 2013 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,704 6 Apr 17, 2013 0

Cast

Ricky Jay    Himself
Dick Cavett    Himself
David Mamet    Himself
Winston Simone    Himself
Persi Diaconis    Himself
Suzie MacKenzie    Herself
Michael Weber    Himself
Fred Neumann    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Producer    Molly Bernstein
Producer    Alan Edelstein
Producer    Alicia Sams
Producer    Philip Dolan
Executive Producer    Cathy Greenwold
Executive Producer    Terry Gross
Co-Executive Producer    Mark Singer
Co-Executive Producer    Peter Block
Co-Executive Producer    Ronald Guttman
Associate Producer    Winston Simone
Associate Producer    David Simone
Creative Consultant    Michael Weber
Cinematographer    Edward Marritz
Cinematographer    Ben Wolf
Cinematographer    Joey Forsyte
Editor    Molly Bernstein
Composer    Claire Manchon
Composer    Oliver Manchon

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/04/19 69 $13,802   1 $13,802   $18,984 5
2013/04/26 74 $9,527 -31% 1 $9,527   $34,856 12
2013/05/03 76 $8,104 -15% 4 $2,026   $47,865 19
2013/05/10 86 $4,232 -48% 3 $1,411   $58,292 26
2013/05/17 65 $9,697 +129% 1 $9,697   $70,245 33
2013/05/31 50 $9,306   5 $1,861   $96,513 47
2013/06/07 60 $6,252 -33% 7 $893   $106,769 54
2013/06/14 86 $965 -85% 4 $241   $111,549 61
2013/06/21 87 $852 -12% 2 $426   $112,819 68
2013/06/28 65 $4,539 +433% 2 $2,270   $117,358 75
2013/07/12 57 $2,176   1 $2,176   $129,928 89
2013/07/19 81 $3,243 +49% 2 $1,622   $134,593 96
2013/07/26 60 $5,318 +64% 4 $1,330   $143,782 103
2013/08/02 75 $2,188 -59% 1 $2,188   $146,550 110
2013/08/09 96 $267 -88% 1 $267   $146,817 117
2013/08/16 107 $248 -7% 1 $248   $147,319 124
2013/08/23 101 $567 +129% 2 $284   $147,986 131
2013/09/13 96 $1,063   1 $1,063   $149,117 152
2013/09/20 113 $366 -66% 1 $366   $150,407 159
2013/09/27 105 $166 -55% 1 $166   $151,389 166

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/04/12 88 $5,182   1 $5,182   $5,182 2
2013/04/19 69 $20,147 +289% 1 $20,147   $25,329 9
2013/04/26 69 $14,432 -28% 1 $14,432   $39,761 16
2013/05/03 76 $14,299 -1% 4 $3,575   $54,060 23
2013/05/10 88 $6,488 -55% 3 $2,163   $60,548 30
2013/05/17 69 $14,710 +127% 1 $14,710   $75,258 37
2013/05/24 67 $11,949 -19% 3 $3,983   $87,207 44
2013/05/31 55 $13,310 +11% 5 $2,662   $100,517 51
2013/06/07 68 $10,067 -24% 7 $1,438   $106,769 58
2013/06/14 90 $1,383 -86% 4 $346   $111,967 65
2013/06/21 97 $852 -38% 2 $426   $112,819 72
2013/07/12 67 $3,598   2 $1,799   $131,350 93
2013/07/19 67 $7,114 +98% 3 $2,371   $138,464 100
2013/07/26 60 $5,898 -17% 4 $1,475   $144,362 107
2013/08/02 78 $2,188 -63% 2 $1,094   $146,550 114
2013/08/09 100 $521 -76% 2 $261   $147,071 121
2013/08/16 97 $348 -33% 1 $348   $147,419 128
2013/08/23 92 $1,458 +319% 3 $486   $148,877 135
2013/09/13 - $1,164   1 $1,164   $150,041 156
2013/09/20 99 $1,182 +2% 2 $591   $151,223 163
2013/09/27 96 $788 -33% 2 $394   $152,011 170
2013/10/04 110 $438 -44% 1 $438   $152,449 177

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