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HEY, BOO: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird (2011)

HEY, BOO: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $31,135Details
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Synopsis

Fifty years after winning the Pulitzer Prize, “To Kill a Mockingbird” remains a beloved bestseller and quite possibly the most influential American novel of the 20th Century. The film version, starring Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch, won a trio of Academy Awards, and in April the Postal Service will issue a stamp honoring Peck—depicted wearing glasses, as Finch. “Hey, Boo” explores the “To Kill a Mockingbird” phenomenon and unravels some of the mysteries surrounding Harper Lee, including why she never published again. It also brings to light the context and history of the novel’s Deep South setting and the social changes it inspired after publication.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
77% - Fresh
Audience
81% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 13th, 2011 (Limited) by First Run Features, released as HEY BOO: Harper Lee and "To Kill a Mockingbird"
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 82 minutes
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Keywords: Writing and Writers, Gratuitous Cameos, Voiceover/Narration
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Mary Murphy & Co
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,087 $1,050 Aug 12, 2011 94
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,530 $329 Jul 22, 2011 73
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,780 $570 Jul 1, 2011 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,014 $1,722 Jun 24, 2011 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,363 $2,320 Jun 17, 2011 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,724 $3,336 Jun 10, 2011 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,691 $1,890 Jun 3, 2011 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,965 $636 May 27, 2011 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,649 $1,879 May 20, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,235 $5,457 May 13, 2011 3

Cast

Mary Badham    Herself
Boaty Boatwright    Himself
Rick Bragg    Himself
Tom Brokaw    Himself
Joy Brown    Herself
Michael Brown    Himself
Reverend Thomas Lane Butts    Himself
Rosanne Cash    Herself
Mark Childress    Himself
Jane Ellen Clark    Herself
Bob Mayer    Himself
Jennifer Laird White    Voice of Tay Hohoff
Jean Beasley    Voice of Harper Lee
Christopher Seward    Voice of Reporter
Donna Coney Island    Voice of Idabel Tompkins

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Mary McDonagh Murphy
Screenwriter    Mary McDonagh Murphy
Director   
Cinematographer    Rich White
Editor    Christopher Seward
Producer    Christopher Seward
Editor    Mary Alfieri
Editor    Sean Frechette
Editor    Fran Gullo
Sound Designer    Jack Norflus
Associate Producer    Bryony Kockler

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May 17th, 2011

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First Grade Limited Releases

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/13 85 $5,457   3 $1,819   $5,457 3
2011/05/20 105 $1,879 -66% 3 $626   $11,184 10
2011/05/27 103 $636 -66% 2 $318   $13,371 17
2011/06/03 88 $1,890 +197% 4 $473   $16,716 24
2011/06/10 86 $3,336 +77% 4 $834   $20,093 31
2011/06/17 89 $2,320 -30% 2 $1,160   $25,724 38
2011/06/24 97 $1,722 -26% 1 $1,722   $26,488 45
2011/07/01 101 $570 -67% 1 $570   $28,412 52
2011/07/22 105 $329   1 $329   $30,085 73
2011/08/12 111 $1,050   1 $1,050   $31,135 94

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/30 92 $186   2 $93   $13,371 18
2011/07/04 88 $283   1 $283   $28,695 53

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/13 83 $9,305   3 $3,102   $9,305 7
2011/05/20 101 $3,430 -63% 4 $858   $12,735 14
2011/05/27 97 $2,091 -39% 4 $523   $14,826 21
2011/06/03 98 $1,931 -8% 4 $483   $16,757 28
2011/06/10 85 $5,619 +191% 5 $1,124   $22,376 35
2011/06/17 101 $1,322 -76% 2 $661   $24,726 42
2011/06/24 95 $3,076 +133% 2 $1,538   $27,842 49
2011/07/01 100 $1,142 -63% 1 $1,142   $29,094 56
2011/07/08 116 $468 -59% 1 $468   $29,561 63
2011/07/15 123 $195 -58% 1 $195   $29,756 70
2011/07/22 114 $329 +69% 1 $329   $30,085 77
2011/08/12 118 $1,050   1 $1,050   $31,135 98

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