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Knuckle (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,647Details
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An epic 12-year journey into in the world of an Irish Traveller community, Knuckle takes us inside their brutal, secretive and exhilarating bare-knuckle fighting lives. Chronicling a history of violent feuding between rival families, the story focuses on two brothers as they fight for their reputations and the honour of their family name. Brutal, yet captivating and ultimately moving, this unforgettable documentary offers an exclusive insight into the world of Irish Travellers and the lengths they will go to protect their family name.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
95% - Certified Fresh
67% - Upright

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 9th, 2011 (Limited) by ARC Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violent content and language.
(Rating bulletin 2189, 9/14/2011)
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Boxing, Miscellaneous Sports, Illegal Sports, Voiceover/Narration, Directing Yourself
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Rise Films, Seafield Films, Irish Film Board
Production Countries: Ireland

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11,167 $2,647 Dec 9, 2011 3


James Quinn McDonagh    Himself
Paddy Quinn McDonagh    Himself
Michael Quinn McDonagh    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Teddy Leifer
Cinematographer    Michael Doyle
Composer    Ilam Eshkeri
Editor    Ollie Huddleston

Per Theater Chart: Tailor Made for Success

December 14th, 2011

Three new releases were able to reached the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart, while there were three holdovers that were able to join them. Leading the way was Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy with an outstanding average of $77,641 in four theaters. Young Adult opened with nearly the same total, but was playing in eight theaters giving it an average of $38,783. We Need to Talk About Kevin earned $24,587 in one theater during its Oscar qualifying run. A Dangerous Method spent its third weekend in the $10,000 club with an average of $19,234 in four theaters. However, it has seen in per theater average cut by more than half since its opening, and it has yet to expand. The Artist has also seen its per theater average fall, but it expanded its theater count to sixteen this past weekend and still earned an average of $18,460. It is already an art house success and will soon start earning some measure of mainstream success. Shame more than doubled its theater count, but hung onto a spot in the $10,000 club with an average of $13,496 in 21 theaters. More...

Limited Releases: Tinker, Tailor, Nominee, Winner?

December 9th, 2011

It's an excellent week for limited releases with several films earning reviews that are strong enough to suggest they can thrive in limited release (Tomatometer Scores of 80% positive or more). There are even a few that have reviews that are strong enough to suggest they will be players during Awards Season. Of these, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy probably has the best shot at winning awards, but Young Adult likely has the best shot at mainstream success. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/12/09 82 $2,647   3 $882   $2,647 3

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