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Head Games (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,056Details
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Inspired by events from the book Head Games written by former Ivy League football star and WWE wrestler Christopher Nowinski, and featuring interviews with Nowinski, Bob Costas (NBC Sports), Keith Primeau (NHL All-Star), Cindy Parlow Cone (Olympic Gold Medalist, Women’s Soccer), and many more, HEAD GAMES exposes viewers to one of the leading public health issues of our time, raising the question: "How much of you are you willing to lose for a game?”


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
88% - Fresh
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 21st, 2012 (Limited) by Variance Films
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements involving sports violence and injuries.
(Rating bulletin 2236, 8/15/2012)
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Keywords: Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Agitprop, Wrestling, Football, Medical and Hospitals
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,237 $469 Nov 16, 2012 59
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,421 $143 Oct 19, 2012 31
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,092 $2,705 Oct 5, 2012 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,007 $3,270 Sep 28, 2012 10


Christopher Nowinski    Himself
Bob Costas    Himself
Keith Primeau    Himself
Cindy Parlow Cone    Herself
Dr. Robert Cantu    Himself
Dr. Ann McKee    Himself
Dr. Doug Smith    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Bruce Sheridan
Producer    Steve James
Executive Producer    Steve Devick
Executive Producer    Anthony Athanas
Executive Producer    Casey Cowell
Executive Producer    John Cronin
Executive Producer    Andrew Filipowski
Executive Producer    Frank Murane
Executive Producer    Hank Neuberger
Executive Producer    Jim O'Donovan
Composer    Billy Corgan
Composer    Craig J. Snider
Cinematographer    Dana Kupper
Cinematographer    Keith Walker
Editor    David E. Simpson
Music Supervisor    Hank Neuberger
Production Manager    Emily Hart
Associate Producer    Alan Schwarz
Post-Production Supervisor    Nora Gully

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September 21st, 2012

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/28 90 $3,270   3 $1,090   $3,270 10
2012/10/05 81 $2,705 -17% 5 $541   $8,696 17
2012/10/19 106 $143   1 $143   $12,036 31
2012/11/16 99 $469   1 $469   $14,056 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/28 93 $4,407   3 $1,469   $5,991 14
2012/10/05 80 $4,615 +5% 5 $923   $10,606 21
2012/10/19 105 $594   1 $594   $12,487 35
2012/11/02 0 $1,073   3 $358   $13,587 53
2012/11/16 104 $469   1 $469   $14,056 63

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