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God’s Pocket (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $166,457Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $391,406 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $62,266 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $453,672
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A guy named Mickey gets in over his head when he tries to cover up the accidental death of his stepson.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 9th, 2014 (Limited) by IFC Films
Video Release: September 9th, 2014 by Mpi Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for violence, language throughout and sexual content.
(Rating bulletin 2320, 4/30/2014)
Running Time: 87 minutes
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Keywords: Posthumous Release, Accidental Death, Cover Up, Voiceover/Narration, Step-Family, Dysfunctional Family, Covering Up an Accidental Death
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Park Pictures Features, Cooper's Town, Shoestring Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,960 $75,558 May 16, 2014 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,066 $21,482 May 9, 2014 3


   Mickey Scarpato
Richard Jenkins    Narrator
Christina Hendricks    Leon's Mother
   Mickey's Friend
Eddie Marsan    Funeral Home Director
Peter Gerety   
Caleb Landry-Jones    Leon
Domenick Lombardozzi    Mickey's Friend
Joyce Van Patten   
Glenn Fleshler   

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    John Slattery
Screenwriter    Alex Metcalf
Story Creator    Pete Dexter
Producer    Sam Bisbee
Producer    Jackie Kelman Bisbee
Producer    Lance Acord
Producer    John Slattery
Producer    Philip Seymour Hoffman
Producer    Emily Ziff
Executive Producer    Wendy Neu
Executive Producer    Mark Kamine
Executive Producer    Michael Mailis
Executive Producer    Galt Niederhoffer
Executive Producer    Tom Valerio
Executive Producer    Bill Perry
Executive Producer    Frank Brenner
Executive Producer    Stefan Sonnenfeld
Production Designer    Roshelle Berliner
Editor    Tom McArdle
Director of Photography    Lance Acord
Co-Producer    Erika Hampson
Co-Producer    Theodora Dunlap
Co-Producer    Stephen Apicella
Co-Producer    Sara Murphy
Costume Designer    Donna Zakowska
Casting Director    Susan Shopmaker
Music Supervisor    Susan Jacobs

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for September 9th, 2014

September 9th, 2014

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Per Theater Chart: Eat It Up

May 14th, 2014

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It was a good week on the per theater chart with five films in the $10,000 club, led by Chef with an average of $34,160 in six theaters, which is the third best opening average of the year so far. Palo Alto was well back, but was still strong earning an average of $15,865 in four theaters. The overall box office leader, Neighbors, was next with an average of $14,954. There were also a couple of holdovers in the $10,000 club, which is impressive. Ida held on strong earning an average of $12,223 in seven theaters, with room to keep growing. Belle expanded from 4 theaters to 45 theaters, but still managed an average of $10,825. By this time next week, it will have reached its first major milestone, with more to come. More...

Limited Releases: What's Cooking?

May 9th, 2014

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There are a number of limited releases coming out this week that are earning strong buzz and good reviews. Some of the films that have reviews that are strong enough to suggest box office success are Palo Alto and The Double, as well as two documentaries, Fed Up and Llyn Foulkes One Man Band. However, the film with the best combination of buzz and reviews is Chef. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/05/09 54 $21,482   3 $7,161   $21,482 3
2014/05/16 40 $75,558 +252% 80 $944   $104,401 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/05/09 53 $28,843   3 $9,614   $28,843 7
2014/05/16 38 $113,885 +295% 80 $1,424   $142,728 14
2014/05/23 57 $15,430 -86% 28 $551   $158,158 21
2014/06/06 96 $1,545   5 $309   $165,937 35
2014/06/13 102 $520 -66% 2 $260   $166,457 42

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