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The Dog (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $44,582Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $13,561 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $5,171 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $18,732
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Synopsis

Coming of age in the 1960s, John Wojtowicz took pride in being a pervert. His libido was excessive even by the libertine standards of the era, with multiple wives and lovers, both women and men. In August, 1972, he attempted to rob a Brooklyn bank to finance his lover’s sex reassignment surgery. The attempted heist resulted in a fourteen-hour hostage situation that was broadcast on TV. Three years later, Pacino portrayed his character instigating the unforgettable crime on the big screen. The award-winning film had a profound influence on Wojtowicz, and when he emerged from prison six years later, he became known as “The Dog.” Filmed over the course of a ten-year period, and interweaving archival footage on the robbery, 70s era interviews and the early gay liberation movement in which The Dog played an active role, the documentary explores the many sides of John Wojtowicz’s larger-than-life persona.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
25% - Rotten
Audience
70% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 8th, 2014 (Limited) by Drafthouse Films
Video Release: November 4th, 2014 by Cinedigm
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 100 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, LGBT, Heist, Hostage, Media Circus
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Unleashed Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,168 $16 Oct 24, 2014 80
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,924 $450 Oct 10, 2014 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,315 $575 Oct 3, 2014 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,894 $277 Sep 26, 2014 52
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,899 $567 Sep 12, 2014 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,467 $506 Sep 5, 2014 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,803 $1,537 Aug 29, 2014 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,195 $3,143 Aug 22, 2014 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,512 $7,036 Aug 15, 2014 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,099 $10,938 Aug 8, 2014 3

Cast

John Wojtowicz    Himself
George Heath    Himself
Liz Eden    Herself
Teresa Wojtowicz    Herself
Carmen Bifulco    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Producer    Allison Berg
Producer    Frank Keraudren
Re-recording Mixer    Brandon Proctor
Sound Editor    Lora Hirschberg
Editor    Frank Keraudren
Sound Mixer    Andrew Freiband
Sound Mixer    Brad Bergbom
Graphics and Animation    Wyeth Hansen

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August 12th, 2014

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August 8th, 2014

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/08/08 65 $10,938   2 $5,469   $10,938 3
2014/08/15 71 $7,036 -36% 16 $440   $26,027 10
2014/08/22 75 $3,143 -55% 11 $286   $36,236 17
2014/08/29 85 $1,537 -51% 5 $307   $40,482 24
2014/09/05 99 $506 -67% 3 $169   $41,348 31
2014/09/12 90 $567 +12% 3 $189   $42,417 38
2014/09/26 106 $277   1 $277   $42,694 52
2014/10/03 95 $575 +108% 3 $192   $44,050 59
2014/10/10 100 $450 -22% 1 $450   $44,532 66
2014/10/24 119 $16   1 $16   $44,570 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/08/08 62 $18,991   3 $6,330   $18,991 7
2014/08/15 60 $14,102 -26% 20 $705   $33,093 14
2014/08/22 71 $5,852 -59% 11 $532   $38,945 21
2014/08/29 91 $1,897 -68% 6 $316   $40,842 28
2014/09/05 92 $1,008 -47% 3 $336   $41,850 35
2014/09/12 94 $1,333 +32% 3 $444   $43,183 42
2014/09/26 112 $292   1 $292   $43,475 56
2014/10/03 109 $607 +108% 3 $202   $44,082 63
2014/10/17 117 $22   1 $22   $44,554 77
2014/10/24 118 $28 +27% 1 $28   $44,582 84

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