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The Preppie Connection (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,138Details
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How to win friends. smuggle $300k of uncut cocaine into your snooty prep school. Based on the story of a teen drug trafficker who rocked headlines in 1984, this true crime caper stars Thomas Mann as Toby, a blue-collar scholarship student at an elite boarding school who finds an in with the cool crowd by supplying them with cocaine. But things spiral out of control when Toby goes from small-time dealer to international drug trafficker, culminating in a trip to Colombia and a daring deal with a cartel.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 13,960 $7,138
All Time Worldwide Box Office 17,259 $7,138
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 6,410 $7,138
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 4,241 $7,138
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 4,515 $7,138

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 18th, 2016 (Limited) by IFC Films
MPAA Rating: R for drug use, language throughout, sexuality/nudity and some violence.
(Rating bulletin 2416 (Cert 50339), 3/16/2016)
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: 1980s, Private School, Drug Dealer, Drug Trafficking, Narcotics, Drug Cartels
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: IFC Films, Mensch Productions, Parallell Cinema, Coalition Film, Relic Pictures, Bullet Pictures
Production Countries: United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 10,347 $5,576 Mar 18, 2016 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 5,364 $5,576 Mar 18, 2016 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,596 $2,788 Mar 18, 2016 3
Theater Average Limited Release 13,498 $2,788 Mar 18, 2016 3
Top 2016 Theater Average Limited Release 531 $2,788 Mar 18, 2016 3
Never Wide Domestic 7,725 $7,138 Mar 18, 2016 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 11,137 $7,138 Mar 18, 2016 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 5,497 0 Mar 18, 2016 0


   Tobias Hammel
   Alex Hayes
   Ellis Tynes
Sam Page    Mr. Jennings
Robert Gorrie    Ben
Dylan Blue    Dennis
Jessica Rothe    Laura
Guillermo Arribas    Fidel
Hemky Madera    Raul
Amy Hargreaves    Ingrid
Bill Sage    Mike Hammel

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Ashley Rudden
Screenwriter    Joseph Castelo
Producer    Joseph Castelo
Producer    Billy Raftery
Producer    Joseph Mensch
Producer    Carlo Sirtori
Producer    Charlie Bunting
Producer    Eric Schultz
Producer    Adam Folk
Executive Producer    Thomas McManus
Executive Producer    Octavius Prince
Executive Producer    Andrew Kelley
Executive Producer    Marisol Page
Co-Producer    Travis Burgess
Cinematographer    Brett Jutkiewicz
Editor    Giacomo Ambrosini
Production Designer    Sara K. White
Costume Designer    Amit Gajwani
Composer    Sam Bisbee
Casting Director    Sig De Miguel
Casting Director    Stephen Vincent

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/03/18 76 $5,576   2 $2,788   $5,576 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/03/18 86 $7,138   2 $3,569   $7,138 7

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