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The Diary of a Teenage Girl (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,477,002Details
International Box Office $802,957Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,279,959
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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Like most teenage girls, Minnie Goetze is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother’s boyfriend, “the handsomest man in the world,” Monroe Rutherford. Set in 1976 San Francisco, THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL begins at the crossroads of the fading hippie movement and the dawn of punk rock. News commentary of the Patty Hearst trial echoes in the background, as Minnie's young expressive eyes soak in a drug-laden city in transition- where teenage rebellion and adult responsibility clash in characters lost and longing. Minnie's hard-partying mother and absent father have left her rudderless. She first finds solace in Monroe's seductive smile, and then on the backstreets of the city by the bay. Animation serves a refuge from the confusing and unstable world around her. Minnie emerges defiant- taking command of her sexuality and drawing on her newfound creative talents to reveal truths in the kind of intimate and vivid detail that can only be found in the pages of a teenage girl's diary.

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$2,000,000
Domestic Releases: August 7th, 2015 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
International Releases: August 7th, 2015 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
September 24th, 2015 (Limited), released as Diary of a Teenage Girl (Australia)
October 21st, 2015 (Wide) (Belgium)
October 23rd, 2015 (Wide) (South Africa)
November 19th, 2015 (Wide) (Germany)
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Video Release: January 5th, 2016 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content including dialogue, graphic nudity, drug use, language and drinking - all involving teens.
(Rating bulletin 2375, 5/27/2015)
Running Time: 101 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Edge of Seventeen
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Keywords: Loss Of Virginity, Coming of Age, Artists, San Francisco, 1970s, Voiceover/Narration, Non-Chronological, Dysfunctional Family, Animated Sequences, Infidelity, Sex Crimes, Sexual Awakening, LGBT, Hallucinations, Narcotics, Autobiographical, Actors Making Their Directorial Debut, Love Triangle, Relationships Gone Wrong
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Caviar, Cold Iron Pictures, Archer Gray Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,115 $229 Oct 23, 2015 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,112 $1,890 Oct 16, 2015 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,042 $5,046 Oct 9, 2015 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,372 $5,885 Oct 2, 2015 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,397 $11,983 Sep 25, 2015 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,449 $24,402 Sep 18, 2015 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,283 $55,184 Sep 11, 2015 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,954 $152,320 Sep 4, 2015 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,766 $393,153 Aug 28, 2015 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,917 $170,821 Aug 21, 2015 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,644 $107,052 Aug 14, 2015 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,870 $52,334 Aug 7, 2015 3

Cast

   Minnie Goetze
   Monroe
Christopher Meloni    Pascal
   Charlotte Goetze
Margarita Levieva    Tabatha
Austin Lyon    Ricky
Miranda Bailey    Andrea
Giovanni Miller    High School Classmate
Samantha Hyde    High School Student
Natalie Stephany Aguilar    Classmate/School Girl
Drew Benda    Dive Bar Patron
Davy Clements    Arnie
Robert Cure    Bartender
Charles Lewis III    Cool English Teacher
Carole Morey    Student
Alex Szoenyi    Comic Book Store Patron
Shruti Tewari    Charlotte's Friend
Tuesday Thomas    Prostitutie
Mike Whitaker    Bar Patron
Steven Wiig    Streetcar Rider
Yvonne Zarathustra    Bar Patron
Madeleine Waters    Kimmie

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Marielle Heller
Based on the graphic novel by    Phoebe Gloekner
Producer    Anne Carey
Producer    Bert Hamelinck
Producer    Madeline Samit
Producer    Miranda Bailey
Executive Producer    Michael Sagol
Executive Producer    Amanda Marshall
Executive Producer    Jorma Taccone
Executive Producer    Amy Nauiokas
Co-Producer    Debbie Brubaker
Director of Photography    Brandon Trost
Production Designer    Jonah Markowitz
Editor    Marie-Helene Dozo
Editor    Koen Timmerman
Costume Designer    Carmen Grande
Animation    Sara Gunnarsdottir
Composer    Nate Heller
Music Supervisor    Howard Paar
Casting Director    Nina Henninger

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/08/07 37 $52,334   4 $13,084   $52,334 3
2015/08/14 34 $107,052 +105% 22 $4,866   $189,446 10
2015/08/21 31 $170,821 +60% 69 $2,476   $330,207 17
2015/08/28 24 $393,153 +130% 795 $495   $723,360 24
2015/09/04 38 $152,320 -61% 255 $597   $875,680 31
2015/09/11 49 $55,184 -64% 69 $800   $930,864 38
2015/09/18 65 $24,402 -56% 25 $976   $955,266 45
2015/09/25 69 $11,983 -51% 25 $479   $967,249 52
2015/10/02 84 $5,885 -51% 8 $736   $1,464,284 59
2015/10/09 77 $5,046 -14% 11 $459   $1,471,799 66
2015/10/16 83 $1,890 -63% 7 $270   $1,475,910 73
2015/10/23 98 $229 -88% 1 $229   $1,477,002 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/08/07 38 $82,394   4 $20,599   $82,394 7
2015/08/14 34 $162,277 +97% 22 $7,376   $244,671 14
2015/08/21 31 $255,410 +57% 69 $3,702   $500,081 21
2015/08/28 25 $583,267 +128% 795 $734   $1,083,348 28
2015/09/04 36 $250,258 -57% 255 $981   $1,333,606 35
2015/09/11 49 $75,451 -70% 69 $1,093   $1,409,057 42
2015/09/18 66 $32,214 -57% 25 $1,289   $1,441,271 49
2015/09/25 70 $17,128 -47% 18 $952   $1,458,399 56
2015/10/02 86 $8,354 -51% 8 $1,044   $1,466,753 63
2015/10/09 76 $7,267 -13% 11 $661   $1,474,020 70
2015/10/16 94 $2,753 -62% 7 $393   $1,476,773 77

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 9/24/2015 $14,490 10 10 40 $78,203 12/16/2015
Belgium 10/21/2015 $0 0 9 24 $24,465 11/17/2015
Germany 11/19/2015 $5,189 100 100 128 $61,306 6/9/2016
Mexico 12/17/2015 $1,260 2 2 4 $2,985 12/29/2015
Peru 1/7/2016 $865 1 1 1 $865 1/13/2016
Poland 4/15/2016 $959 5 5 5 $959 4/19/2016
Portugal 3/24/2016 $4,437 10 10 22 $10,462 6/9/2016
South Africa 10/23/2015 $2,032 5 5 15 $8,548 11/17/2015
Spain 11/27/2015 $7,302 12 12 20 $17,942 12/29/2015
Sweden 12/4/2015 $11,833 24 24 54 $39,922 9/5/2016
United Kingdom 8/7/2015 $125,576 80 80 165 $443,733 10/13/2015
 
Rest of World $113,567
 
International Total$802,957 9/5/2016

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