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Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,552,478Details
International Box Office $237,557Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,790,035
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Synopsis

The story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef. He is the proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant inauspiciously located in a Tokyo subway station. Despite its humble appearances, it is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious 3 star Michelin review, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimages, calling months in advance and shelling out top dollar for a coveted seat at Jiro’s sushi bar. For most of his life, Jiro has been mastering the art of making sushi, but even at his age he sees himself still striving for perfection, working from sunrise to well beyond sunset to taste every piece of fish; meticulously train his employees; and carefully mold and finesse the impeccable presentation of each sushi creation. At the heart of this story is Jiro’s relationship with his eldest son Yoshikazu, the worthy heir to Jiro’s legacy, who is unable to live up to his full potential in his father’s shadow.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,685 $2,552,478
All Time International Box Office 6,942 $237,557
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,457 $2,790,035
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 898 $2,552,478

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 9th, 2012 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
International Releases: May 25th, 2012 (Wide) (Poland)
July 26th, 2012 (Wide) (Singapore)
December 20th, 2012 (Wide) (Hungary)
January 11th, 2013 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
Video Release: July 24th, 2012 by Magnolia Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic elements and brief smoking.
(Rating bulletin 2195, 10/26/2011)
Running Time: 81 minutes
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Keywords: Food, Autumn Years, Retirement, Digital Cinematography, Father's Footsteps, Biography, Voiceover/Narration, Dysfunctional Family, Gastronomy
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: City Room Media, Preferred Content, Sundial Pictures, Weaver/Pellegrini Productions
Production Countries: Japan

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 641 $2,172 Aug 17, 2012 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 322 $2,172 Aug 17, 2012 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 289 $724 Aug 17, 2012 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 685 $3,137 Aug 10, 2012 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 312 $3,137 Aug 10, 2012 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 205 $1,046 Aug 10, 2012 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 781 $4,258 Aug 3, 2012 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 342 $4,258 Aug 3, 2012 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 379 $710 Aug 3, 2012 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 984 $2,905 Jul 27, 2012 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 457 $2,905 Jul 27, 2012 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 431 $726 Jul 27, 2012 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 1,014 $4,967 Jul 20, 2012 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 413 $4,967 Jul 20, 2012 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 331 $993 Jul 20, 2012 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,019 $10,166 Jul 13, 2012 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 338 $10,166 Jul 13, 2012 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 247 $1,271 Jul 13, 2012 129
Biggest Domestic 18th Weekend 1,219 $10,510 Jul 6, 2012 122
Biggest 18th Weekend Limited Release 401 $10,510 Jul 6, 2012 122
Theater Average 18th Weekend Limited Release 466 $955 Jul 6, 2012 122
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 1,395 $12,307 Jun 29, 2012 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 439 $12,307 Jun 29, 2012 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 410 $1,119 Jun 29, 2012 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 1,557 $15,946 Jun 22, 2012 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 448 $15,946 Jun 22, 2012 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 518 $1,063 Jun 22, 2012 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 1,734 $18,788 Jun 15, 2012 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 485 $18,788 Jun 15, 2012 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 609 $989 Jun 15, 2012 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 1,846 $26,003 Jun 8, 2012 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 474 $26,003 Jun 8, 2012 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 665 $1,040 Jun 8, 2012 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 1,978 $32,811 Jun 1, 2012 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 488 $32,811 Jun 1, 2012 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 654 $1,131 Jun 1, 2012 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,109 $44,104 May 25, 2012 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 494 $44,104 May 25, 2012 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 609 $1,260 May 25, 2012 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,541 $36,565 May 18, 2012 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 626 $36,565 May 18, 2012 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,117 $892 May 18, 2012 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 2,355 $71,192 May 11, 2012 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 509 $71,192 May 11, 2012 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 758 $1,318 May 11, 2012 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 2,436 $95,125 May 4, 2012 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 515 $95,125 May 4, 2012 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 917 $1,303 May 4, 2012 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 2,349 $150,350 Apr 27, 2012 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 465 $150,350 Apr 27, 2012 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 623 $1,879 Apr 27, 2012 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 2,657 $179,887 Apr 20, 2012 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 501 $179,887 Apr 20, 2012 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 541 $2,336 Apr 20, 2012 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,160 $198,430 Apr 13, 2012 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 571 $198,430 Apr 13, 2012 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 604 $2,512 Apr 13, 2012 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,632 $230,504 Apr 6, 2012 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 612 $230,504 Apr 6, 2012 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 575 $3,201 Apr 6, 2012 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,385 $193,541 Mar 30, 2012 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 753 $193,541 Mar 30, 2012 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 477 $4,399 Mar 30, 2012 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,965 $175,162 Mar 23, 2012 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 886 $175,162 Mar 23, 2012 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 427 $6,487 Mar 23, 2012 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,878 $91,214 Mar 16, 2012 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,403 $91,214 Mar 16, 2012 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 207 $15,202 Mar 16, 2012 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,245 $42,035 Mar 9, 2012 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 2,400 $42,035 Mar 9, 2012 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 406 $21,018 Mar 9, 2012 3
Theater Average Limited Release 537 $21,018 Mar 9, 2012 3
Top 2012 Theater Average Limited Release 24 $21,018 Mar 9, 2012 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,115 $2,552,478 Mar 9, 2012 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,582 $2,552,478 Mar 9, 2012 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 910 78 Mar 9, 2012 0

Cast

Jiro Ono    Himself
Yoshikazu Ono    Himself
Takashi Ono    Herself
Yamamoto Masuhiro    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    David Gelb
Executive Producer    Matthew Weaver
Executive Producer    Joey Carey
Executive Producer    Stefan Nowicki
Executive Producer    Chris Kelly
Executive Producer    Jennifer Kelly
Producer    Kevin Iwashina
Producer    Tom Pellegrini
Editor    Brandon Driscoll-Luttringer
Co-Executive Producer    Ross M. Dinerstein
Co-Executive Producer    Jeremy Umland
Co-Executive Producer    Ed Odjana

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/03/09 55 $42,035   2 $21,018   $42,035 3
2012/03/16 40 $91,214 +117% 6 $15,202   $156,354 10
2012/03/23 29 $175,162 +92% 27 $6,487   $381,555 17
2012/03/30 25 $193,541 +10% 44 $4,399   $665,827 24
2012/04/06 22 $230,504 +19% 72 $3,201   $992,421 31
2012/04/13 26 $198,430 -14% 79 $2,512   $1,280,454 38
2012/04/20 25 $179,887 -9% 77 $2,336   $1,564,516 45
2012/04/27 27 $150,350 -16% 80 $1,879   $1,815,423 52
2012/05/04 29 $95,125 -37% 73 $1,303   $1,990,302 59
2012/05/11 35 $71,192 -25% 54 $1,318   $2,116,746 66
2012/05/18 41 $36,565 -49% 41 $892   $2,194,128 73
2012/05/25 40 $44,104 +21% 35 $1,260   $2,269,172 80
2012/06/01 44 $32,811 -26% 29 $1,131   $2,337,696 87
2012/06/08 50 $26,003 -21% 25 $1,040   $2,386,043 94
2012/06/15 55 $18,788 -28% 19 $989   $2,426,084 101
2012/06/22 54 $15,946 -15% 15 $1,063   $2,456,148 108
2012/06/29 52 $12,307 -23% 11 $1,119   $2,480,095 115
2012/07/06 54 $10,510 -15% 11 $955   $2,502,590 122
2012/07/13 60 $10,166 -3% 8 $1,271   $2,518,245 129
2012/07/20 68 $4,967 -51% 5 $993   $2,527,419 136
2012/07/27 73 $2,905 -42% 4 $726   $2,533,621 143
2012/08/03 74 $4,258 +47% 6 $710   $2,541,858 150
2012/08/10 82 $3,137 -26% 3 $1,046   $2,545,988 157
2012/08/17 80 $2,172 -31% 3 $724   $2,550,508 164

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/03/09 56 $65,140   2 $32,570   $65,140 7
2012/03/16 38 $141,253 +117% 6 $23,542   $206,393 14
2012/03/23 25 $265,893 +88% 27 $9,848   $472,286 21
2012/03/30 26 $289,631 +9% 44 $6,583   $761,917 28
2012/04/06 22 $320,107 +11% 72 $4,446   $1,082,024 35
2012/04/13 24 $302,605 -5% 79 $3,830   $1,384,629 42
2012/04/20 23 $280,444 -7% 77 $3,642   $1,665,073 49
2012/04/27 24 $230,104 -18% 80 $2,876   $1,895,177 56
2012/05/04 29 $150,377 -35% 73 $2,060   $2,045,554 63
2012/05/11 36 $112,009 -26% 54 $2,074   $2,157,563 70
2012/05/18 39 $67,505 -40% 41 $1,646   $2,225,068 77
2012/05/25 39 $79,817 +18% 35 $2,280   $2,304,885 84
2012/06/01 46 $55,155 -31% 29 $1,902   $2,360,040 91
2012/06/08 49 $47,256 -14% 25 $1,890   $2,407,296 98
2012/06/15 51 $32,906 -30% 19 $1,732   $2,440,202 105
2012/06/22 54 $27,586 -16% 15 $1,839   $2,467,788 112
2012/06/29 54 $24,292 -12% 11 $2,208   $2,492,080 119
2012/07/06 52 $15,999 -34% 11 $1,454   $2,508,079 126
2012/07/13 61 $14,373 -10% 8 $1,797   $2,522,452 133
2012/07/20 65 $8,264 -43% 5 $1,653   $2,530,716 140
2012/07/27 68 $6,884 -17% 4 $1,721   $2,537,600 147
2012/08/03 77 $5,251 -24% 6 $875   $2,542,851 154
2012/08/10 73 $5,485 +4% 3 $1,828   $2,548,336 161
2012/08/17 79 $4,142 -24% 3 $1,381   $2,552,478 168

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Hungary 12/20/2012 $4,617 10 10 10 $4,617 12/13/2015
Poland 5/25/2012 $4,772 8 8 8 $5,530 12/10/2015
Singapore 7/26/2012 $14,250 2 2 13 $72,108 12/11/2015
United Kingdom 1/11/2013 $14,440 6 6 10 $40,660 12/14/2015
 
Rest of World $114,642
 
International Total$237,557 12/14/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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