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Papa: Hemingway in Cuba (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,115,615Details
International Box Office $3,485,024Details
Worldwide Box Office $4,600,639
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  8. Trailer

Synopsis

True-life story of a young journalist who finds a father figure in legendary author Ernest Hemingway. Their relationship began in the late 1950’s when Ed Myers, then a junior reporter at The Miami Herald, wrote a fan letter to his idol. Myers thought he was being pranked when the larger than life Hemingway phoned the newsroom a week later, inviting him to Havana. “Good letter, kid,” the famous voice growled. “You like to fish?” Hidden away at his private estate with his wife Mary, the elusive author mentors Myers in fishing, drinking, and finding his voice while the Cuban Revolution boils up around them. In this turbulent landscape, observing an icon in his twilight years, Myers discovers his strength while recognizing that all of our heroes are

Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 29th, 2016 (Limited) by Yari Film Group Releasing
International Releases: August 16th, 2012 (Wide), released as Papa (United Arab Emirates)
March 19th, 2016 (Wide), released as PAPA (China)
Video Release: October 11th, 2016 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for language, sexuality, some violence and nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2417 (Cert 50368), 3/23/2016)
Running Time: 106 minutes
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Yari Film Group, Magenta Light, Sunstone Film Productions, Odyssey Media
Production Countries: Cuba

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,553 $133 Jun 10, 2016 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,362 $2,332 Jun 3, 2016 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,915 $2,332 May 27, 2016 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,017 $24,412 May 20, 2016 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,623 $69,969 May 13, 2016 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,159 $194,376 May 6, 2016 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,928 $475,224 Apr 29, 2016 3

Cast

   Denne Bart Petitclerc
   Mary Hemingway
   Ernest Hemingway
   Debbie Hunt
Shaun Toub    Evan Shipman
James Remar    Santo Trafficante
Mariel Hemingway    Woman Guest
Anthony Molinari    John Fletcher
Jeff Jonas    Jim Miller
Roger Zamudio    Sinsky

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Denne Bart Petitclerc
Producer    Amanda Harvey
Producer    Bob Yari
Producer    Weezie Melancon
Producer    Michael Pacino
Executive Producer    William J. Immerman
Executive Producer    Kirk Shaw
Co-Producer    Wanda Petitclerc
Editor    Glen Scantlebury
Composer    Mark Isham
Director of Photography    Ernesto Melara
Production Designer    Aramis Balebona Recio
Costume Designer    Jane Anderson
Casting Director    Libia Batista
Casting Director    Odalys Garcia

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Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/04/29 18 $475,224   325 $1,462   $475,224 3
2016/05/06 23 $194,376 -59% 208 $935   $858,155 10
2016/05/13 39 $69,969 -64% 96 $729   $1,027,013 17
2016/05/20 49 $24,412 -65% 45 $542   $1,092,439 24
2016/05/27 71 $2,332 -90% 12 $194   $1,109,227 31
2016/06/03 72 $2,332 n/c 6 $389   $1,114,666 38
2016/06/10 101 $133 -94% 2 $67   $1,115,516 45

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/04/29 - $135,200   325 $416   $135,200 1
2016/04/30 - $203,000 +50% 325 $625   $338,200 2
2016/05/01 - $137,024 -33% 325 $422   $475,224 3
2016/05/02 - $44,722 -67% 325 $138   $519,946 4
2016/05/03 - $52,816 +18% 325 $163   $572,762 5
2016/05/04 - $52,793 n/c 325 $162   $625,555 6
2016/05/05 15 $38,224 -28% 325 $118   $663,779 7
2016/05/06 - $51,794 +36% 208 $249   $715,573 8
2016/05/07 - $79,415 +53% 208 $382   $794,988 9
2016/05/08 - $63,167 -20% 208 $304   $858,155 10
2016/05/09 - $22,045 -65% 208 $106   $880,200 11
2016/05/10 - $28,066 +27% 208 $135   $908,266 12
2016/05/11 - $25,339 -10% 208 $122   $933,605 13
2016/05/12 - $23,439 -7% 208 $113   $957,044 14
2016/05/13 - $17,229 -26% 96 $179   $974,273 15
2016/05/14 - $29,742 +73% 96 $310   $1,004,015 16
2016/05/15 - $22,998 -23% 96 $240   $1,027,013 17
2016/05/16 - $8,800 -62% 96 $92   $1,035,813 18
2016/05/17 - $11,860 +35% 96 $124   $1,047,673 19
2016/05/18 - $10,755 -9% 96 $112   $1,058,428 20
2016/05/19 - $9,599 -11% 96 $100   $1,068,027 21
2016/05/20 - $6,477 -33% 45 $144   $1,074,504 22
2016/05/21 - $10,554 +63% 45 $235   $1,085,058 23
2016/05/22 - $7,381 -30% 45 $164   $1,092,439 24
2016/05/23 - $2,812 -62% 45 $62   $1,095,251 25
2016/05/24 - $4,091 +45% 45 $91   $1,099,342 26
2016/05/25 - $3,714 -9% 45 $83   $1,103,056 27
2016/05/26 - $3,839 +3% 45 $85   $1,106,895 28
2016/05/27 - $506 -87% 12 $42   $1,107,401 29
2016/05/28 - $801 +58% 12 $67   $1,108,202 30
2016/05/29 - $1,025 +28% 12 $85   $1,109,227 31
2016/05/30 - $1,149 +12% 12 $96   $1,110,376 32
2016/05/31 - $703 -39% 12 $59   $1,111,079 33
2016/06/01 - $631 -10% 12 $53   $1,111,710 34
2016/06/02 - $624 -1% 12 $52   $1,112,334 35
2016/06/03 - $506 -19% 6 $84   $1,112,840 36
2016/06/04 - $801 +58% 6 $134   $1,113,641 37
2016/06/05 - $1,025 +28% 6 $171   $1,114,666 38
2016/06/06 - $249 -76% 6 $42   $1,114,915 39
2016/06/07 - $205 -18% 6 $34   $1,115,120 40
2016/06/08 - $87 -58% 6 $15   $1,115,207 41
2016/06/09 - $176 +102% 6 $29   $1,115,383 42
2016/06/10 - $6 -97% 2 $3   $1,115,389 43
2016/06/11 - $107 +1,683% 2 $54   $1,115,496 44
2016/06/12 - $20 -81% 2 $10   $1,115,516 45
2016/06/13 - $46 +130% 2 $23   $1,115,562 46
2016/06/15 - $23   2 $12   $1,115,585 48
2016/06/16 - $30 +30% 2 $15   $1,115,615 49

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/04/29 19 $663,779   325 $2,042   $663,779 7
2016/05/06 23 $293,265 -56% 208 $1,410   $957,044 14
2016/05/13 38 $110,983 -62% 96 $1,156   $1,068,027 21
2016/05/20 48 $38,868 -65% 45 $864   $1,106,895 28
2016/05/27 74 $5,439 -86% 12 $453   $1,112,334 35
2016/06/03 78 $3,049 -44% 6 $508   $1,115,383 42
2016/06/10 106 $232 -92% 2 $116   $1,115,615 49

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
China 3/19/2016 $920,000 9359 9359 9359 $1,310,000 6/9/2016
United Arab Emirates 8/16/2012 $0 0 23 35 $2,175,024 12/11/2015
 
International Total$3,485,024 6/9/2016

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