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Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $410,465Details
International Box Office $234,355Details
Worldwide Box Office $644,820
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Synopsis

Janis: Little Girl Blue, is a portrait of the original “Rock Chick”Janis Joplin, a white girl with a ferocious, soulful voice who broke into the male dominated music scene but grappled with her inner demons and addictions. The film features wonderful archival footage alongside Janis’s personal correspondence and contemporary interviews.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
93% - Certified Fresh
Audience
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 27th, 2015 (Limited) by FilmRise
International Releases: January 29th, 2016 (Wide) (Austria)
February 5th, 2016 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
March 4th, 2016 (Wide) (Spain)
May 5th, 2016 (Wide) (Portugal)
July 1st, 2016 (Wide) (Slovenia)
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MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 107 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Musicians, Singers, 1960s, Voiceover/Narration
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: PBS, Content Media Corporation, Disarming Films, Jigsaw Productions, Thirteen Productions, American Masters
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 26th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 381 $5,275 May 20, 2016 178
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 963 $352 Apr 29, 2016 157
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,228 $683 Apr 15, 2016 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,446 $518 Apr 8, 2016 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,565 $1,055 Apr 1, 2016 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,716 $1,600 Mar 25, 2016 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,748 $3,636 Mar 18, 2016 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,282 $1,816 Mar 11, 2016 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,614 $1,552 Mar 4, 2016 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,920 $1,781 Feb 26, 2016 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,310 $1,634 Feb 19, 2016 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,090 $6,819 Feb 12, 2016 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,395 $7,887 Feb 5, 2016 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,189 $3,960 Jan 29, 2016 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,370 $5,915 Jan 22, 2016 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,704 $7,362 Jan 15, 2016 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,598 $19,879 Jan 8, 2016 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,009 $23,162 Jan 1, 2016 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,832 $14,376 Dec 25, 2015 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,033 $24,129 Dec 18, 2015 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,386 $31,806 Dec 11, 2015 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,193 $62,571 Dec 4, 2015 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,058 $21,861 Nov 27, 2015 3

Cast

Janis Joplin    Herself (Archive Footage)
Chan Marshall    Narrator
Peter Albin    Himself
Sam Andrew    Himself
Karleen Bennett    Herself
Dick Cavett    Himself
John Byrne Cooke    Himself
David Dalton    Himself
Cornelius Flowers    Himself
Joe McDonald    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Amy Berg
Producer    Alex Gibney
Producer    Amy Berg
Producer    Jeffrey Jampol
Producer    Katherine LeBlond
Executive Producer    Michael Kantor
Executive Producer    Susan Lacy
Executive Producer    Noah Haeussner
Executive Producer    Stacey Offman

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/11/27 45 $21,861   2 $10,931   $21,861 3
2015/12/04 37 $62,571 +186% 26 $2,407   $96,479 10
2015/12/11 41 $31,806 -49% 26 $1,223   $158,228 17
2015/12/18 40 $24,129 -24% 20 $1,206   $202,672 24
2015/12/25 50 $14,376 -40% 12 $1,198   $230,003 31
2016/01/01 49 $23,162 +61% 13 $1,782   $268,786 38
2016/01/08 49 $19,879 -14% 9 $2,209   $303,547 45
2016/01/15 53 $7,362 -63% 8 $920   $330,993 52
2016/01/22 53 $5,915 -20% 6 $986   $343,405 59
2016/01/29 64 $3,960 -33% 3 $1,320   $357,171 66
2016/02/05 57 $7,887 +99% 4 $1,972   $368,823 73
2016/02/12 66 $6,819 -14% 3 $2,273   $380,083 80
2016/02/19 84 $1,634 -76% 2 $817   $383,429 87
2016/02/26 77 $1,781 +9% 2 $891   $385,566 94
2016/03/04 87 $1,552 -13% 2 $776   $387,643 101
2016/03/11 87 $1,816 +17% 1 $1,816   $390,530 108
2016/03/18 83 $3,636 +100% 1 $3,636   $396,979 115
2016/03/25 84 $1,600 -56% 1 $1,600   $397,934 122
2016/04/01 90 $1,055 -34% 1 $1,055   $400,824 129
2016/04/08 95 $518 -51% 1 $518   $402,249 136
2016/04/15 90 $683 +32% 1 $683   $403,821 143
2016/04/29 91 $352   1 $352   $404,854 157
2016/05/20 70 $5,275   1 $5,275   $410,465 178

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/11/27 44 $33,908   2 $16,954   $33,908 7
2015/12/04 37 $92,514 +173% 26 $3,558   $126,432 14
2015/12/11 41 $52,121 -44% 26 $2,005   $178,593 21
2015/12/18 41 $37,084 -29% 20 $1,854   $222,731 28
2015/12/25 50 $29,997 -19% 12 $2,500   $253,405 35
2016/01/01 48 $38,044 +27% 13 $2,926   $283,668 42
2016/01/08 47 $39,963 +5% 13 $3,074   $323,061 49
2016/01/15 53 $13,859 -65% 13 $1,066   $337,490 56
2016/01/22 54 $15,721 +13% 6 $2,620   $351,300 63
2016/01/29 62 $7,594 -52% 3 $2,531   $360,936 70
2016/02/05 59 $12,459 +64% 4 $3,115   $373,264 77
2016/02/12 70 $8,531 -32% 3 $2,844   $381,795 84
2016/02/19 90 $1,990 -77% 2 $995   $383,785 91
2016/02/26 84 $2,306 +16% 2 $1,153   $386,091 98
2016/03/04 92 $2,492 +8% 2 $1,246   $388,583 105
2016/03/11 92 $4,115 +65% 1 $4,115   $393,343 112
2016/03/18 95 $3,636 -12% 1 $3,636   $396,334 119
2016/03/25 91 $3,435 -6% 1 $3,435   $399,769 126
2016/04/01 90 $1,962 -43% 1 $1,962   $401,731 133
2016/04/08 100 $1,407 -28% 1 $1,407   $403,138 140
2016/04/15 105 $1,364 -3% 1 $1,364   $404,502 147
2016/04/29 104 $688   1 $688   $405,190 161

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Austria 1/29/2016 $9,157 10 10 43 $43,298 6/9/2016
Portugal 5/5/2016 $5,196 7 7 13 $7,993 6/9/2016
Slovenia 7/1/2016 $1,433 5 5 24 $12,603 10/14/2016
Spain 3/4/2016 $8,441 9 10 32 $35,962 6/9/2016
United Kingdom 2/5/2016 $23,575 13 13 58 $134,499 6/9/2016
 
International Total$234,355 10/14/2016

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