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King Georges (2016)

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Domestic Box Office $51,663Details
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Philadelphia, circa 2010, is about to lose its culinary treasure: Le Bec-Fin, one of the finest French restaurants in the country. The 67-year-old owner, Georges Perrier, nearly as iconic as his landmark eatery, is preparing to sell the restaurant after more than four decades in business. Filmmaker Erika Frankel, a native of the Philly suburbs, asks if she could film Perrier as an era-ending tribute. Perrier, however, has other plans. He decides to withdraw the sale and reinvent Le Bec-Fin by hiring a new protégé, Chef Nicholas Elmi, who achieved national fame on the Top Chef TV show. Perrier wants to pass the business to Elmi, but finds he has trouble letting go of the spatula. Over a three-year period, Frankel captures this mercurial, passionate, quixotic force of nature as he struggles to preserve his sumptuous Gallic dishes in an era where casual attitudes and lighter fare are taking hold. Spiced with archival footage and interviews from world-renowned chefs, such as Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, and Eric Ripert, King Georges is a feast for the eyes, as well as a touching portrait of a master artist in the twilight of his career who realizes he is still hungry for seconds.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 26th, 2016 (Limited) by IFC Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 78 minutes
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Sundance Selects, 1500 Walnut Films, LLC
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,020 $1,007 Mar 18, 2016 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,773 $6,019 Mar 11, 2016 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,632 $6,516 Mar 4, 2016 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,643 $15,031 Feb 26, 2016 3


Georges Perrier    Himself
Nicholas Elmi    Himself
Daniel Boulud    Himself
Thomas Keller    Himself
Eric Ripert    Himself
Ed Rendell    Himself/Former Mayor of Philadelphia
Abraham Abiselah    Himself
Pierre Calmels    Himself
Craig Laban    Himself
Michael Klein    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Erika Frankel
Director of Photography    Frederic Tcheng
Editor    Grace Kline
Editor    Amanda Larson
Composer    Michael Montes

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/02/26 63 $15,031   4 $3,758   $15,031 3
2016/03/04 73 $6,516 -57% 6 $1,086   $26,580 10
2016/03/11 75 $6,019 -8% 6 $1,003   $35,006 17
2016/03/18 100 $1,007 -83% 10 $101   $48,658 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/02/26 63 $20,064   4 $5,016   $20,064 7
2016/03/04 73 $8,923 -56% 6 $1,487   $28,987 14
2016/03/11 79 $9,664 +8% 6 $1,611   $38,651 21
2016/03/18 75 $13,012 +35% 10 $1,301   $51,663 28

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