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How to Live Forever (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $60,630Details
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Synopsis

Director Mark Wexler embarks on a worldwide trek to investigate just what it means to grow old and what it could mean to really live forever. But whose advice should he take? Does 94-year-old exercise guru Jack LaLanne have all the answers, or does Buster, a 103-year-old chain-smoking, beer-drinking marathoner? What about futurist Ray Kurzweil, a laughter yoga expert, or an elder porn star? Wexler explores the viewpoints of delightfully unusual characters alongside those of health, fitness and life-extension experts in this engaging new documentary, which challenges our notions of youth and aging with comic poignancy. Begun as a study in life-extension, How To Live Forever evolves into a thought-provoking examination of what truly gives life meaning.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 11,380 $60,630
All Time Worldwide Box Office 14,251 $60,630
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 4,292 $60,630

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 13th, 2011 (Limited) by Variance Films
Video Release: June 5th, 2012 by Docurama Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 94 minutes
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Keywords: Health & Fitness, Directing Yourself, Gratuitous Cameos
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Wexler's World
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 2,030 $284 Sep 9, 2011 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 1,096 $284 Sep 9, 2011 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 1,031 $284 Sep 9, 2011 122
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,485 $2,532 Aug 19, 2011 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,083 $2,532 Aug 19, 2011 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 99 $2,532 Aug 19, 2011 101
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,290 $4,974 Jul 29, 2011 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,270 $4,974 Jul 29, 2011 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 131 $2,487 Jul 29, 2011 80
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,610 $1,605 Jul 15, 2011 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 2,014 $1,605 Jul 15, 2011 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,415 $803 Jul 15, 2011 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,800 $2,973 Jul 8, 2011 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,979 $2,973 Jul 8, 2011 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 187 $2,973 Jul 8, 2011 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 5,815 $674 Jul 1, 2011 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,658 $674 Jul 1, 2011 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,992 $674 Jul 1, 2011 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 5,593 $4,351 Jun 24, 2011 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,196 $4,351 Jun 24, 2011 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,646 $1,088 Jun 24, 2011 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 6,557 $1,828 Jun 17, 2011 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,822 $1,828 Jun 17, 2011 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,059 $1,828 Jun 17, 2011 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 6,894 $2,765 Jun 10, 2011 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,910 $2,765 Jun 10, 2011 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,829 $1,383 Jun 10, 2011 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 7,370 $3,903 Jun 3, 2011 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,125 $3,903 Jun 3, 2011 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,651 $1,952 Jun 3, 2011 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 8,395 $2,709 May 27, 2011 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,838 $2,709 May 27, 2011 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,920 $1,355 May 27, 2011 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 8,505 $7,720 May 20, 2011 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,765 $7,720 May 20, 2011 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,859 $3,860 May 20, 2011 10
Theater Average Limited Release 9,074 $3,860 May 20, 2011 10
Top 2011 Theater Average Limited Release 444 $3,860 May 20, 2011 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 10,916 $3,716 May 13, 2011 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 5,933 $3,716 May 13, 2011 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,888 $3,716 May 13, 2011 3
Never Wide Domestic 5,245 $60,630 May 13, 2011 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 8,719 $60,630 May 13, 2011 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 3,310 3 May 13, 2011 0

Cast

Ray Bradbury    Himself
Phyllis Diller    Herself
Ray Kurzweil    Himself
Jack LaLanne    Himself
Pico Iyer    Himself
Willard Scott    Himself
Suzanne Somers    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Mark Wexler
Editor    Robert DeMaio
Co-Producer    Mark Luethi
Cinematographer    Allan Palmer
Cinematographer    Robin Probyn
Cinematographer    Sarah Levy
Screenwriter    Mark Wexler
Screenwriter    Robert DeMaio
Composer    Stephen Thomas Cavit

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/13 93 $3,716   1 $3,716   $3,716 3
2011/05/20 79 $7,720 +108% 2 $3,860   $12,577 10
2011/05/27 82 $2,709 -65% 2 $1,355   $16,845 17
2011/06/03 79 $3,903 +44% 2 $1,952   $22,100 24
2011/06/10 90 $2,765 -29% 2 $1,383   $26,958 31
2011/06/17 91 $1,828 -34% 1 $1,828   $30,014 38
2011/06/24 86 $4,351 +138% 4 $1,088   $35,060 45
2011/07/01 98 $674 -85% 1 $674   $37,645 52
2011/07/08 88 $2,973 +341% 1 $2,973   $40,836 59
2011/07/15 92 $1,605 -46% 2 $803   $42,967 66
2011/07/29 76 $4,974   2 $2,487   $51,379 80
2011/08/19 94 $2,532   1 $2,532   $56,399 101
2011/09/09 133 $284   1 $284   $58,764 122

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/30 77 $621   2 $311   $17,466 18
2011/07/04 95 $99   1 $99   $37,744 53

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/13 98 $4,857   1 $4,857   $4,857 7
2011/05/20 84 $9,279 +91% 2 $4,640   $14,136 14
2011/05/27 86 $3,971 -57% 2 $1,986   $18,107 21
2011/06/03 79 $6,086 +53% 2 $3,043   $24,193 28
2011/06/10 90 $3,993 -34% 2 $1,997   $28,186 35
2011/06/17 92 $2,523 -37% 1 $2,523   $30,709 42
2011/06/24 85 $6,262 +148% 4 $1,566   $36,971 49
2011/07/01 103 $892 -86% 1 $892   $37,863 56
2011/07/08 93 $3,499 +292% 1 $3,499   $41,362 63
2011/07/15 89 $3,203 -8% 2 $1,602   $44,565 70
2011/07/22 99 $1,840 -43% 1 $1,840   $46,405 77
2011/07/29 79 $7,462 +306% 2 $3,731   $53,867 84
2011/08/19 97 $4,327   1 $4,327   $58,480 105
2011/09/09 135 $446   1 $446   $58,925 126
2011/10/07 109 $1,705   1 $1,705   $60,630 154

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