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Misery Loves Comedy (2015)

Misery Loves Comedy poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,634Details
International Box Office $100Details
Worldwide Box Office $19,734
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Jimmy Fallon, Tom Hanks, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, Judd Apatow, Lisa Kudrow, Larry David, and Jon Favreau are among over 60 famous funny people featured in this hilarious twist on the age-old truth: misery loves company. In-depth, candid interviews with some of the most revered comedy greats who each share their unique path and a life devoted to making strangers laugh. With anecdotes and insights from the comedy underbelly that reveal a performer’s deep desire to connect with audiences, Kevin Pollak’s Misery Loves Comedy is the art of humor that details a comedian’s rare ability to help us understand life as only they can.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
36% - Rotten
39% - Spilled

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 24th, 2015 (Limited) by TriBeca Films
International Releases: October 23rd, 2015 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
Video Release: April 14th, 2015 by Tribeca
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 95 minutes
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Keywords: Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Actors Making Their Directorial Debut, Directing Yourself, Stand-Up Comedy
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Heretic Films, NewAley Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,304 $5,250 Apr 24, 2015 3


Jimmy Fallon    Himself
Amy Schumer    Herself
Judd Apatow    Himself
Steve Coogan    Himself
Maria Bamford    Herself
Jim Gaffigan    Himself
Larry David    Himself
Tom Hanks    Himself
Jon Favreau    Himself
Lisa Kudrow    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Kevin Pollak
Screenwriter    John Varhous
Producer    Becky Newhall
Producer    Burton Richie
Producer    Barry Katz
Executive Producer    Ben Galecki
Executive Producer    Ashton Newhall
Executive Producer    Liz Davidson
Executive Producer    Jess Ravich
Associate Producer    Dylan King
Editor    Rob Legato
Editor    Kevin Pollak
Editor    Dylan King
Assistant Editor    Katie Legato
Assistant Editor    Michael Legato
Assistant Editor    Jonathan Fallik
Director of Photography    Adam McDaid
Script Supervisor    Jaime Fox
Line Producer    Joseph Roddey
Sound Mixer    Brett Brooke
Sound Mixer    David Hocs
Sound Mixer    Kahung Chu
Sound Mixer    Beau Gourley
First Assistant Director    Joe Roddey

Per Theater Chart: Calm Before the Storm

April 28th, 2015

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April 24th, 2015

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/04/24 80 $5,250   1 $5,250   $5,250 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/04/24 90 $5,434   1 $5,434   $5,434 7
2015/05/01 68 $7,045 +30% 8 $881   $12,479 14
2015/05/08 81 $2,875 -59% 4 $719   $15,354 21
2015/05/15 89 $1,914 -33% 3 $638   $17,268 28
2015/05/22 97 $1,527 -20% 4 $382   $19,155 35
2015/05/29 97 $479 -69% 1 $479   $19,634 42

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
United Kingdom 10/23/2015 $100 1 1 1 $100 10/28/2015
International Total$100 10/28/2015

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