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Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $41,340Details
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Thirteen time All-Star, League MVP, Finals MVP, NBA Superstar Dirk Nowitzki is one of the greatest and most famous athletes of all time as the first non-American to lead his team to a NBA victory. NOWITZKI. THE PERFECT SHOT was produced by Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker Leopold Hoesch and features exclusive NBA footage and interviews with NBA legends such as Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Yao Ming, Steve Nash, Michael Finley, Jason Kidd, Rick Carlisle, Mark Cuban, David Stern, Don Nelsonand former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt covering the incredible success story of Dirk Nowitzki, from second league German basketball to one of the top athletes of the NBA. It’s the story of the fascinating relationship between Dirk Nowitzki and his personal coach and mentor Holger Geschwindner. Holger, the German basketball legend and scientist recognized Nowitzki’s talent early on and helped Nowitzki invent a perfect jump shot.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 10th, 2015 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 105 minutes
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Keywords: Germany, Immigration, Basketball, Biography
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Broadview Pictures, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, The German Federal Film Fund, The German Federal Film Board
Production Countries: Germany,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,851 $1,246 Jul 31, 2015 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,200 $3,034 Jul 24, 2015 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,511 $6,912 Jul 17, 2015 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,170 $20,049 Jul 10, 2015 3


Dirk Nowitzki    Himself
Holger Geschwindner    Himself
Kobe Bryant    Himself
Michael Finley    Himself
Yao Ming    Himself
Steve Nash    Himself
Jason Kidd    Himself
Vince Carter    Himself
Mark Cuban    Himself
Rick Carlisle    Himself
Donnie Nelson    Himself
Helmut Schmidt    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Sebastian Dehnhardt
Producer    Leopold Hoesch
Assistant Director    Peter Wolf
Producer-Creative Producer    Peter Wolf
Director of Photography    Johannes Imdahl
Editor    Andre Hammesfahr
Composer    Stefan Ziethen
Sound Designer    Jan Petzold
Production Manager    Ralf Thiessen

Per Theater Chart: Tangerine Has Sweet Start

July 14th, 2015


The $10,000 club was busier that it was last week with four films earning a per theater average of more than $10,000. This includes the overall number one film, Minions, which earned an average of $26,905 in over 4,000 theaters. The best limited release was Tangerine with an average $15,171 in four theaters. I thought this might be a little too niche to find a large audience, but perhaps I was wrong. Up next is Baahubali: The Beginning, which was also a surprise hit with an average of $13,559 in 236 theaters. It is very rare for a Bollywood film to do that well. The final film in the $10,000 club was Do I Sound Gay? with $11,000 in its lone theater. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/07/10 47 $20,049   4 $5,012   $20,049 3
2015/07/17 63 $6,912 -66% 4 $1,728   $32,550 10
2015/07/24 82 $3,034 -56% 1 $3,034   $38,140 17
2015/07/31 83 $1,246 -59% 1 $1,246   $40,602 24

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/07/10 51 $25,638   4 $6,410   $25,638 7
2015/07/17 68 $9,468 -63% 4 $2,367   $35,106 14
2015/07/24 87 $4,250 -55% 1 $4,250   $39,356 21
2015/07/31 94 $1,984 -53% 1 $1,984   $41,340 28

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