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Miles Ahead (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,610,896Details
International Box Office $2,506,202Details
Worldwide Box Office $5,117,098
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $160,488 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $39,128 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $199,616
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Synopsis

A film about what we all face at one time or another in our lives; questions about who we really are, what we have to say and how will we say it. How will we ultimately be defined and who gets to say so?

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 6,650 $2,610,896
All Time International Box Office 4,781 $2,506,202
All Time Worldwide Box Office 7,311 $5,117,098
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 886 $2,610,896
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,135 $2,610,896
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,474 $2,506,202
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,173 $5,117,098

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 1st, 2016 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
International Releases: April 22nd, 2016 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
May 25th, 2016 (Wide) (Belgium)
June 17th, 2016 (Wide) (Australia)
July 8th, 2016 (Wide) (South Africa)
July 15th, 2016 (Wide) (Portugal)
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Video Release: July 19th, 2016 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong language throughout, drug use, some sexuality/nudity and brief violence.
(Rating bulletin 2405, 12/23/2014)
Running Time: 100 minutes
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Keywords: Actors Making Their Directorial Debut, Biography, Musicians, Jazz, Crowdfunding
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Bifrost Pictures, Sony Pictures Classics, Miles Davis Properties, LLC, IM Global, Sobini Films, Yellowsaw Productions Limited, Crescendo Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 2,258 $569 Jul 22, 2016 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,167 $569 Jul 22, 2016 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,239 $190 Jul 22, 2016 115
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,506 $2,374 Jul 8, 2016 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,102 $2,374 Jul 8, 2016 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,535 $198 Jul 8, 2016 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,461 $5,891 Jul 1, 2016 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 909 $5,891 Jul 1, 2016 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,525 $347 Jul 1, 2016 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,040 $3,486 Jun 24, 2016 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,245 $3,486 Jun 24, 2016 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,454 $498 Jun 24, 2016 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,712 $14,862 Jun 17, 2016 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 819 $14,862 Jun 17, 2016 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,151 $782 Jun 17, 2016 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,516 $6,813 Jun 10, 2016 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,269 $6,813 Jun 10, 2016 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,557 $619 Jun 10, 2016 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,628 $11,358 Jun 3, 2016 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,184 $11,358 Jun 3, 2016 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,566 $710 Jun 3, 2016 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,746 $18,845 May 27, 2016 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,131 $18,845 May 27, 2016 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,546 $819 May 27, 2016 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,539 $44,622 May 20, 2016 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 898 $44,622 May 20, 2016 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,702 $858 May 20, 2016 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,406 $86,017 May 13, 2016 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 781 $86,017 May 13, 2016 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,729 $1,024 May 13, 2016 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,538 $135,661 May 6, 2016 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 721 $135,661 May 6, 2016 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,098 $962 May 6, 2016 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 3,253 $347,703 Apr 29, 2016 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 458 $347,703 Apr 29, 2016 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,537 $892 Apr 29, 2016 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 3,366 $639,032 Apr 22, 2016 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 311 $639,032 Apr 22, 2016 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,498 $1,213 Apr 22, 2016 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,860 $195,153 Apr 15, 2016 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 831 $195,153 Apr 15, 2016 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 921 $4,152 Apr 15, 2016 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,153 $210,325 Apr 8, 2016 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 808 $210,325 Apr 8, 2016 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 680 $8,413 Apr 8, 2016 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,034 $114,530 Apr 1, 2016 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,323 $114,530 Apr 1, 2016 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 220 $28,633 Apr 1, 2016 3
Theater Average Limited Release 274 $28,633 Apr 1, 2016 3
Top 2016 Theater Average Limited Release 16 $28,633 Apr 1, 2016 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,101 $2,610,896 Apr 1, 2016 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,557 $2,610,896 Apr 1, 2016 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 244 523 Apr 1, 2016 0

Cast

   Miles Davis
Ewan McGregor    Dave Brill
Emayatzy Corinealdi    Francis Taylor
Keith Stanfield    Junior
Michael Stuhlbarg    Harper Hamilton
Austin Lyon    Justin
Morgan Wolk    Erica
Nina Smilow    Tami
Christina Karis    Janice
Theron Brown    Herbie Hancock

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Don Cheadle
Screenwriter    Steven Baigelman
Story by    Steven Baigelman
Story by    Don Cheadle
Story by    Stephen J. Rivele
Story by    Christopher Wilkinson
Producer    Don Cheadle
Producer    Pamela Hirsch
Producer    Lenore Zeman
Producer    Daniel Wagner
Producer    Rob Barnum
Producer    Vince Willburn
Producer    Daryl Porter
Executive Producer    Mark Amin
Executive Producer    Cassian Elwes
Executive Producer    William Hightower
Executive Producer    Stephen J. Rivele
Executive Producer    Christopher Wilkinson
Executive Producer    Jonathan Gardner
Executive Producer    Brian Pope
Executive Producer    Steven Baigelman
Executive Producer    Cheryl Davis
Executive Producer    Erin Davis
Executive Producer    Robert Lewis
Director of Photography    Roberto Schaefer
Production Designer    Hannah Beachler
Editor    John Axelrad
Editor    Kayla M. Emter
Costume Designer    Gersha Phillips
Composer    Robert Glasper
Music Supervisor    Ed Gerrard
Casting Director    Victoria Thomas
Meyers    Lynn Meyers

Home Market Releases for July 19th, 2016

July 18th, 2016

Orphan Black: Season Four

This week, the home market is led by Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, at least in terms of box office dollars. It is far from the best in terms of reviews. That’s not to say there are no high quality releases this week. In fact, there are five Pick of the Week contenders, six if you include Belladonna Of Sadness, which came out last week, but the screener arrived late, so the review didn’t get published till the weekend. In the end, I went with To Have and Have Not on Blu-ray as Pick of the Week. However, Orphan Black: Season Four earns the seldom awarded Puck of the Week, as the best Canadian release. More...

Theater Averages: Civil War Sets Yearly Mark with $42,390

May 10th, 2016

Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War not only had the best theater average of the weekend, but it also had the best theater average for any film released in 2016. Its average of $42,390 was just ahead of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, while Midnight Special remains the best average for a limited release this year. Other films in the $10,000 club this week include A Bigger Splash, which earned an average of $22,884 in five theaters over the weekend for an average of $27,697 from Wednesday through Sunday. Eva Hesse saw its average rise 8% to $13,816, but it did open on a Wednesday last week, so that likely depressed its weekend numbers last week. Dheepan just made it into the $10,000 club with an average of $10,125 in two theaters. More...

Theater Averages: The Jungle Book Meddles with the Limited Releases

April 26th, 2016

The Meddler

It wasn't a great week for new limited releases, which left a holdover / wide release on top of the theater average chart. The Jungle Book led the way with an average of $15,278. The only other film in the $10,000 was The Meddler, which opened with an average of $14,256 in four theaters. More...

Theater Averages: Miles Opens Ahead of the Competition with $28,633

April 6th, 2016

Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead led the way on the theater average chart with $28,633 in four theaters. Vaxxed: From Cover Up to Catastrophe was right behind with $28,339 in one theater. As someone who doesn't want to see measles make a comeback, this is a scary result. Everybody Wants Some earned an average of $16,440 in 19 theaters over the weekend after opening in five theaters on Wednesday. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice remained in the $10,000 club with an average of $12,062. Saturday's Warrior and Chongqing Hot Pot had very close averages at $10,671 and $10,098 respectively. More...

Weekend Estimates: Batman v Superman down 68% in second weekend

April 3rd, 2016

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Last weekend, Batman v Superman posted the 7th-biggest opening weekend of all time. This weekend, if Sunday’s estimate proves to be accurate, it will record the 27th-biggest 2nd weekend. That stat tells you most of what you need to know about the film’s box office performance: it hit big at the beginning, but is proving to have very little staying power. Warner Bros.’ Sunday morning projection for the weekend is $52.385 million, down 68% from last weekend, for a total of $261.5 million to date. With $419.8 million overseas so far, the film is well on its way to $700 million worldwide, and should make about $900 million in total. That’s certainly short of what the studio was hoping for—the consensus was that the film needed $1 billion globally to make a profit—but surely enough to keep their plans for the franchise on track for now. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Looking to Rake in the Green

April 1st, 2016

Green Room

There are a handful of films on this week's list earning great reviews and/or loud buzz. Of these four films, Green Room is the one I want to see the most, but Everybody Wants Some is the one most likely to become a box office hit. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/04/01 33 $114,530   4 $28,633   $114,530 3
2016/04/08 24 $210,325 +84% 25 $8,413   $360,288 10
2016/04/15 23 $195,153 -7% 47 $4,152   $618,280 17
2016/04/22 16 $639,032 +227% 527 $1,213   $1,334,920 24
2016/04/29 22 $347,703 -46% 390 $892   $1,978,737 31
2016/05/06 26 $135,661 -61% 141 $962   $2,258,673 38
2016/05/13 35 $86,017 -37% 84 $1,024   $2,403,158 45
2016/05/20 43 $44,622 -48% 52 $858   $2,484,398 52
2016/05/27 43 $18,845 -58% 23 $819   $2,521,395 59
2016/06/03 47 $11,358 -40% 16 $710   $2,550,545 66
2016/06/10 58 $6,813 -40% 11 $619   $2,568,959 73
2016/06/17 50 $14,862 +118% 19 $782   $2,585,938 80
2016/06/24 72 $3,486 -77% 7 $498   $2,595,006 87
2016/07/01 60 $5,891 +69% 17 $347   $2,602,234 94
2016/07/08 77 $2,374 -60% 12 $198   $2,608,016 101
2016/07/22 89 $569   3 $190   $2,610,719 115

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/04/01 34 $149,963   4 $37,491   $149,963 7
2016/04/08 24 $273,164 +82% 25 $10,927   $423,127 14
2016/04/15 23 $272,761 n/c 47 $5,803   $695,888 21
2016/04/22 16 $935,146 +243% 527 $1,774   $1,631,034 28
2016/04/29 22 $491,978 -47% 390 $1,261   $2,123,012 35
2016/05/06 27 $194,129 -61% 141 $1,377   $2,317,141 42
2016/05/13 34 $122,635 -37% 84 $1,460   $2,439,776 49
2016/05/20 44 $62,774 -49% 52 $1,207   $2,502,550 56
2016/05/27 44 $36,637 -42% 23 $1,593   $2,539,187 63
2016/06/03 44 $22,959 -37% 16 $1,435   $2,562,146 70
2016/06/10 65 $8,930 -61% 11 $812   $2,571,076 77
2016/06/17 52 $20,444 +129% 19 $1,076   $2,591,520 84
2016/06/24 73 $4,823 -76% 7 $689   $2,596,343 91
2016/07/01 65 $9,299 +93% 17 $547   $2,605,642 98
2016/07/08 82 $3,675 -60% 12 $306   $2,609,317 105
2016/07/15 99 $833 -77% 3 $278   $2,610,150 112
2016/07/22 104 $746 -10% 3 $249   $2,610,896 119

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 6/17/2016 $14,371 2 3 13 $111,245 7/26/2016
Austria 10/22/2016 $2,226 1 1 1 $2,226 10/25/2016
Belgium 5/25/2016 $0 0 5 12 $18,508 7/12/2016
Denmark 7/28/2016 $4,182 1 1 6 $16,395 9/7/2016
Japan 12/23/2016 $0 0 27 101 $233,944 3/14/2017
Peru 7/21/2016 $2,918 1 1 2 $6,780 8/2/2016
Poland 9/2/2016 $4,194 11 17 50 $27,166 10/4/2016
Portugal 7/15/2016 $6,861 10 10 28 $21,439 3/16/2017
Slovenia 9/9/2016 $943 5 5 15 $10,758 10/14/2016
South Africa 7/8/2016 $1,778 5 5 11 $7,777 7/26/2016
South Korea 8/1/2016 $0 0 49 49 $1,719,008 9/16/2016
Spain 7/29/2016 $22,244 17 18 83 $88,623 9/27/2016
United Kingdom 4/22/2016 $242,333 155 155 155 $242,333 6/9/2016
 
International Total$2,506,202 3/16/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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