Roadie

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,825Details
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Synopsis

Jimmy, a longtime roadie for the legendary Blue Oyster Cult, has just been fired by the band. With nowhere else to go, he returns home to see his aging mom in Forest Hills, Queens, where a wild encounter with two old high school friends shows him that some things never change.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
Critics
72% - Fresh
Audience
33% - Spilled

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: January 6th, 2012 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
Video Release: August 20th, 2013 by Magnolia Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Keywords: Musicians, Love Triangle, Romance, Fired, You Can't Go Home Again
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Hero Content

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Limited Releases: Stuck in a Cold Norwegian Winter

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Cast

Ron Eldard    Jimmy Testagross aka The Roadie
Jill Hennessy    Nikki
Bobby Cannavale    Bobby
Lois Smith    Mom
David Margulies    Mr. Muller

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Michael Cuesta
Screenwriter    Gerald Guesta
Screenwriter    Michael Cuesta
Producer    Mike Downey
Producer    Sirad Balducci
Cinematographer    Andrew Lilien
Production Designer    John El Manahi
Costume Designer    Manuela Harding
Key Hair and Makeup    David Kalahiki
Production Sound Mixer    Micah Bloomberg
Editor    Kane Platt
Composer    Chris Seefried

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/01/06 74 $2,661   1 $2,661   $2,661 3
2012/01/13 88 $864 -68% 1 $864   $4,871 10
2012/01/20 84 $1,813 +110% 1 $1,813   $7,556 17

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