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How to Grow a Band (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,237Details
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

26-year-old Chris Thile is at a crossroads. His marriage has ended, and his platinum-selling band, Nickel Creek, has gone on “indefinite hiatus.” But Thile, a perfectionist prodigy who’s defied expectations since he learned the mandolin at age five, has a plan. Step 1: Write a 45-minute, four-movement elegy to your failed marriage to be played by a bluegrass quintet. Step 2: Recruit the only musicians around talented enough to play it and crazy enough to sign on. Step 3: Make a record, launch an international tour and brace yourself.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 12,933 $19,237
All Time Worldwide Box Office 16,095 $19,237
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 5,566 $19,237

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 13th, 2012 (Limited) by International Film Circuit
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 88 minutes
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Keywords: Musicians, Music Industry, Folk Music
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Shaftway Productions
Production Countries: United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 25th Weekend 601 $1,623 Sep 28, 2012 171
Biggest 25th Weekend Limited Release 315 $1,623 Sep 28, 2012 171
Theater Average 25th Weekend Limited Release 232 $812 Sep 28, 2012 171
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 847 $377 Sep 21, 2012 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 509 $377 Sep 21, 2012 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 530 $189 Sep 21, 2012 164
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 991 $1,056 Sep 7, 2012 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 525 $1,056 Sep 7, 2012 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 241 $1,056 Sep 7, 2012 150
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 2,406 $120 Aug 3, 2012 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,297 $120 Aug 3, 2012 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,284 $120 Aug 3, 2012 115
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 3,285 $502 Jul 13, 2012 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,635 $502 Jul 13, 2012 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,291 $502 Jul 13, 2012 94
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,965 $763 Jun 29, 2012 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,879 $763 Jun 29, 2012 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 2,091 $64 Jun 29, 2012 80
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 5,375 $599 Jun 8, 2012 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,497 $599 Jun 8, 2012 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,437 $300 Jun 8, 2012 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 5,953 $342 Jun 1, 2012 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,778 $342 Jun 1, 2012 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,586 $342 Jun 1, 2012 52
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 7,121 $275 May 18, 2012 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 3,321 $275 May 18, 2012 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 3,350 $138 May 18, 2012 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 7,696 $221 May 11, 2012 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,624 $221 May 11, 2012 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,547 $221 May 11, 2012 31
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 9,895 $1,625 Apr 20, 2012 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 5,022 $1,625 Apr 20, 2012 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 4,688 $813 Apr 20, 2012 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 10,315 $5,705 Apr 13, 2012 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 5,335 $5,705 Apr 13, 2012 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,775 $5,705 Apr 13, 2012 3
Theater Average Limited Release 5,409 $5,705 Apr 13, 2012 3
Top 2012 Theater Average Limited Release 206 $5,705 Apr 13, 2012 3
Never Wide Domestic 6,730 $19,237 Apr 13, 2012 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 10,183 $19,237 Apr 13, 2012 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,184 11 Apr 13, 2012 0

Cast

Chris Thile    Himself
Gabe Witcher    Himself
Chris Eldridge    Himself
Noam Pikelny    Himself
Greg Garrision    Himself
Paul Kowert    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Cinematographer    Mark Meatto
Producer    Michael Bohlmann
Producer    Mark Meatto
Editor    Mark Meatto
Editor    Purcell Carson
Associate Producer    Ruth Oxenberg
Associate Producer    Tim Farrel
Sound Designer    Mark Meatto
Sound Designer    David Sinko
Sound Editor    Gordon Brislawn
Sound Editor    David Sinko
Sound Mixer    Rickard Brock

Per Theater Chart: The Here and Now

April 18th, 2012

No film topped the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart this past weekend. The film that came closest was Here with $7,927 in its lone theater. This does suggest some potential to expand, but it is quite low for the number one film. More...

Will Limited Releases Earn a Perfect Score or Get Detention?

April 13th, 2012

There are quite a few limited releases on this week's list, but few of them are earning overall positive reviews. In fact, only Monsieur Lazhar and Post Mortem are earning reviews above 80% positive, although Here is close to that mark. Additionally, the PG-13 cut of Bully is also coming out this week and it should be the biggest hit out of all of the limited releases. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/13 78 $5,705   1 $5,705   $5,705 3
2012/04/20 96 $1,625 -72% 2 $813   $8,261 10
2012/05/11 114 $221   1 $221   $9,503 31
2012/05/18 113 $275 +24% 2 $138   $9,778 38
2012/06/01 111 $342   1 $342   $10,376 52
2012/06/08 107 $599 +75% 2 $300   $11,091 59
2012/06/29 89 $763   12 $64   $12,451 80
2012/07/13 85 $502   1 $502   $12,451 94
2012/08/03 96 $120   1 $120   $13,703 115
2012/09/07 94 $1,056   1 $1,056   $16,374 150
2012/09/21 102 $377   2 $189   $16,833 164
2012/09/28 98 $1,623 +331% 2 $812   $19,237 171

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/04/13 79 $6,636   1 $6,636   $6,636 7
2012/04/20 95 $2,646 -60% 2 $1,323   $9,282 14
2012/05/11 109 $221   1 $221   $9,503 35
2012/05/18 91 $531 +140% 2 $266   $10,034 42
2012/06/01 107 $458   1 $458   $10,492 56
2012/06/08 109 $1,196 +161% 2 $598   $11,688 63
2012/06/29 96 $261   12 $22   $11,949 84
2012/09/07 97 $1,138   1 $1,138   $16,456 154
2012/09/21 103 $1,158   2 $579   $17,614 168
2012/09/28 104 $1,623 +40% 2 $812   $19,237 175

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