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Meet the Patels (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,700,680Details
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  7. Trailer

Synopsis

A real-life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams … and his parents. Filmed by Ravi’s sister in what started as a family vacation video, the film reveals how love is a family affair.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
85% - Certified Fresh
Audience
77% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 11th, 2015 (Limited) by Alchemy
Video Release: January 26th, 2016 by Alchemy
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, brief suggestive images and incidental smoking.
(Rating bulletin 2372, 5/6/2015)
Running Time: 88 minutes
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Keywords: Romance, Dysfunctional Family, Directing Yourself, Relationships Gone Wrong, Exes in Love
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: ITVS, Impact Partners, Center for Asian-American Media, Whitewater Films, Chicken and Egg Pictures, Hartley Foundation
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,652 $15,600 Nov 27, 2015 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,885 $19,670 Nov 20, 2015 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,745 $42,495 Nov 13, 2015 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,710 $68,778 Nov 6, 2015 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,946 $82,150 Oct 30, 2015 52
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,868 $169,537 Oct 9, 2015 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,410 $174,445 Oct 2, 2015 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,795 $201,580 Sep 25, 2015 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,343 $152,990 Sep 18, 2015 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,468 $72,180 Sep 11, 2015 3

Cast

Ravi Patel    Himself
Geeta Patel    Herself
Champa Patel    Herself
Vasant Patel    Himself
Audrey Alison Wauchope    Herself
Chandar Abboy    Himself
Renita Abboy    Himself
Rali Amin    Himself
Sunkrish Bala    Himself
Daxesh Patel    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Screenwriter    Ravi Patel
Screenwriter    Geeta Patel
Screenwriter    Matthew Hamachek
Screenwriter    Billy McMillin
Producer    Janet Eckholm
Producer    Geeta Patel
Executive Producer    Geralyn Dreyfous
Executive Producer    Dan Cogan

Per Theater Chart: Sleeping's Shocking Start

September 16th, 2015

Sleeping with Other People

Sleeping with Other People wasn't expected to do well in theaters, because it only earned mixed reviews, while it was also playing on VOD. Despite this, it led the way on the per theater chart with an average of $17,820 in five theaters. Goodbye Mommy was in second place with an average of $15,063. It could do well in the art house circuit, but expanding wide will be nearly impossible for this German film. Meet the Patels was right behind with an average of $14,436. It too could do well in the art house circuit, but it is a documentary, so expanding wide is likely out of the question. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution was the only holdover in the $10,000 club with an average of $13,288 in three theaters. The overall number one film, The Perfect Guy, was next with an average of $11,656. The final film in the $10,000 club was A Brilliant Mind with an average of $10,469 in three theaters. More...

Weekend Estimates: Perfect Guy and The Visit Give Fall Season a Good Start

September 13th, 2015

The Visit

The movie business will make its best ever start to the Fall Season in dollar terms this weekend, thanks to a couple of openers that are handily out-performing expectations. The second weekend in September is traditionally the weakest of the year for the industry, with the combined box office for all movies in release only reaching $100 million on two previous occasions (2008 and 2013). This year will be the third time it’s happened, and final numbers will take 2015 comfortably past 2013’s record of $103.2 million (see complete rankings here). In terms of ticket sales, we’ll still fall short of 1999’s high mark of 15.1 million, but we should see a weekend in the top 5 by that measure too. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Feeling Brilliant

September 11th, 2015

A Brilliant Young Mind

It's actually a really good week for limited releases, with nearly half a dozen films on this week's list earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. This includes A Brilliant Young Mind (Reviews), which has a good shot at earning at least some measure of mainstream success. There are others, like Coming Home, that have a good shot at limited success, but their chances of expanding significantly are much more limited. More...

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/09/11 43 $72,180   5 $14,436   $72,180 3
2015/09/18 37 $152,990 +112% 34 $4,500   $246,685 10
2015/09/25 28 $201,580 +32% 63 $3,200   $495,861 17
2015/10/02 25 $174,445 -13% 72 $2,423   $729,804 24
2015/10/09 29 $169,537 -3% 90 $1,884   $961,642 31
2015/10/30 37 $82,150   63 $1,304   $1,442,619 52
2015/11/06 38 $68,778 -16% 66 $1,042   $1,552,924 59
2015/11/13 45 $42,495 -38% 41 $1,036   $1,625,809 66
2015/11/20 51 $19,670 -54% 28 $703   $1,664,777 73
2015/11/27 52 $15,600 -21% 18 $867   $1,691,439 80

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/09/11 - $25,047   5 $5,009   $25,047 1
2015/09/12 - $29,550 +18% 5 $5,910   $54,597 2
2015/09/13 - $17,583 -40% 5 $3,517   $72,180 3
2015/09/14 - $6,073 -65% 5 $1,215   $78,253 4
2015/09/15 - $6,368 +5% 5 $1,274   $84,621 5
2015/09/16 - $4,621 -27% 5 $924   $89,242 6
2015/09/17 - $4,453 -4% 5 $891   $93,695 7
2015/09/18 - $43,145 +869% 34 $1,269   $136,840 8
2015/09/19 - $69,994 +62% 34 $2,059   $206,834 9
2015/09/20 - $39,851 -43% 34 $1,172   $246,685 10
2015/09/21 - $9,787 -75% 34 $288   $256,472 11
2015/09/22 - $13,350 +36% 34 $393   $269,822 12
2015/09/23 - $13,039 -2% 34 $384   $282,861 13
2015/09/24 - $11,306 -13% 34 $333   $294,167 14
2015/09/25 - $58,045 +413% 63 $921   $352,212 15
2015/09/26 - $95,436 +64% 63 $1,515   $447,648 16
2015/09/27 - $48,100 -50% 63 $763   $495,748 17
2015/10/02 - $42,913   72 $596   $538,661 22
2015/10/03 - $82,650 +93% 72 $1,148   $680,922 23
2015/10/04 - $48,882 -41% 72 $679   $729,804 24
2015/10/09 - $45,399   90 $504   $837,504 29
2015/10/10 - $77,511 +71% 90 $861   $915,015 30
2015/10/11 - $46,627 -40% 90 $518   $961,642 31
2015/10/30 - $20,893   63 $332   $1,381,362 50
2015/10/31 - $33,686 +61% 63 $535   $1,415,048 51
2015/11/01 - $27,571 -18% 63 $438   $1,442,619 52

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/09/11 46 $93,695   5 $18,739   $93,695 7
2015/09/18 37 $200,586 +114% 34 $5,900   $294,281 14
2015/09/25 31 $261,078 +30% 63 $4,144   $555,359 21
2015/10/02 24 $236,746 -9% 72 $3,288   $792,105 28
2015/10/30 36 $123,677   63 $1,963   $1,484,146 56
2015/11/06 41 $99,168 -20% 66 $1,503   $1,583,314 63
2015/11/13 46 $61,793 -38% 41 $1,507   $1,645,107 70
2015/11/20 54 $30,732 -50% 28 $1,098   $1,675,839 77
2015/11/27 51 $18,985 -38% 18 $1,055   $1,694,824 84
2015/12/04 71 $5,856 -69% 7 $837   $1,700,680 91

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