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Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $106,323Details
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Synopsis

75-year-old South Florida matron Lily Harrison, unexpectedly develops a remarkable, life-changing friendship with her much younger, gay dance instructor. Michael Minetti, is a 30-year-old teacher who is assigned to Lily after she calls to request private lessons from Cunard’s Dance Studio. Cunard has the best-looking staff of any dance studio in the state. Frustrated that his Broadway career has been reduced to teaching old ladies to dance, Michael is ornery and disrespectful when he arrives at Lily’s spacious, ocean-view apartment for her first lesson. Tempers quickly flare and Lily orders him out. Michael knows he was out of line, and really needing the work, swallows his pride and asks Lily for a second chance. Surprisingly, she says yes. At first, Lily and Michael see each as stereotypes – a conservative, judgmental older woman and an immoral, untrustworthy scam artist. But as they work their way through the dances – the Swing, Tango, Waltz, Foxtrot, Cha-Cha, and Contemporary Dance – and get to know each other, Lily and Michael discover how far from the truth their initial impressions actually were. Their trust and respect grows, and by the final lesson, Lily shares with Michael her most closely guarded secret and he shares with her his greatest gifts, his loyalty and compassion.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Spilled
Critics
45% - Rotten
Audience
57% - Spilled

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 12th, 2014 (Limited) by Dada Films
Video Release: April 14th, 2015 by Brainstorm
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 107 minutes
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Keywords: Dancing, Autumn Years, Retirement, Private Tutor / Instructor
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Docler Entertainment, Entpro
Production Countries: Hungary

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,542 $19,469 Feb 27, 2015 80
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,917 $246 Jan 30, 2015 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,928 $2,096 Jan 23, 2015 45

Cast

   Lily Harrison
   Michael Minetti
Rita Moreno    Ida Barksdale
Julian Sands    Winslow Cunard
Kathleen Rose Perkins    Susie
Anthony Zerbe    Mr. Crumwald
Simon Miller    Robert
Jacki Weaver    Irene Mossbacker
Judit Fekete    Department Store Clerk
Christina Myhr    Nurse Summer

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Richard Alfieri
Story Creator    Richard Alfieri
Producer    Thomas H. Brodek
Executive Producer    Jerry Offsay
Executive Producer    Marc Platt
Executive Producer    Bruno P. Gyorgy
Associate Producer    Simon Miller
Director of Photography    Vilmos Zsigmond
Choreography    Kay Cole

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/01/23 82 $2,096   3 $699   $50,994 45
2015/01/30 85 $246 -88% 1 $246   $54,070 52
2015/02/27 67 $19,469   13 $1,498   $73,613 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/12/05 61 $12,542   7 $1,792   $12,542 0
2014/12/12 53 $18,448 +47% 7 $2,635   $18,448 7
2014/12/19 63 $8,570 -54% 4 $2,143   $27,018 14
2014/12/26 70 $5,406 -37% 3 $1,802   $32,424 21
2015/01/02 75 $5,838 +8% 4 $1,460   $38,262 28
2015/01/09 66 $10,636 +82% 3 $3,545   $48,898 35
2015/01/23 76 $4,926   3 $1,642   $53,824 49
2015/01/30 93 $320 -94% 1 $320   $54,144 56
2015/02/27 75 $19,469   13 $1,498   $73,613 84
2015/04/03 94 $1,896   1 $1,896   $106,323 119

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