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Sushi: The Global Catch (2012)

Sushi: The Global Catch poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $5,757Details
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  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer


Sushi, a cuisine formerly found only in Japan, has grown exponentially in other nations, and an industry has been created to support it. In a rush to please a hungry public, the expensive delicacy has become common and affordable, appearing in restaurants, supermarkets and even fast food trailers. The traditions requiring 7 years of apprenticeship in Japan have given way to quick training and mass-manufactured solutions elsewhere. This hunger for sushi has led to the depletion of apex predators in the ocean, including bluefin tuna, to such a degree that it has the potential to upset the ecological balance of the world’s oceans, leading to a collapse of all fish species.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
70% - Fresh
64% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 3rd, 2012 (Limited) by Alive Mind
Video Release: August 6th, 2013 by Alive Mind
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 75 minutes
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Keywords: Agitprop, Political, Environment, Food
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Alive Mind Cinema, Sakana Film
Production Countries: Australia,
United States


Kazuo Nazaki    Himself
Alistair Douglas    Himself
Casson Trenor    Himself
Hagen Stehr    Himself
Mamoru Sugiyama    Himself
Takehiro Asazu    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Mark S. Hall
Executive Producer    Dan Green
Executive Producer    Scott Gaynor
Executive Producer    Alberto Tamura
Executive Producer    Robert Barnhart
Executive Producer    Lynn Edmundson

Celeste and Jesse Kill the Competition on the Per Theater Chart

August 7th, 2012

Celeste and Jesse Forever opened in four theaters and earned just over $100,000 for an average of $26,946. This suggests a strong potential to expand. Killer Joe did expand going from three to fourteen theaters, but its theater average dipped roughly 8% to $11,647. That's an amazing hold and bodes well for the film's future. More...

Limited Releases are a real Catch

August 3rd, 2012

There are seven limited releases on this week's list, but only two of them are earning overall positive reviews. None of them are earning more than 80% positive reviews, which is the level I normally associate with success in limited release. Does that mean none of them have a real shot at box office success? Hopefully not, but it could be an uphill climb for most of them. Sushi: The Global Catch is earning overall positive reviews and might find an audience, while Celeste and Jesse Forever has earned the best reviews and should perform the best at the box office. More...

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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/08/03 93 $516   1 $516   $516 3
2012/10/19 102 $298   1 $298   $4,055 80
2012/10/26 105 $234 -21% 1 $234   $4,289 87
2012/11/16 104 $140   1 $140   $4,583 108
2013/02/01 88 $288   1 $288   $5,757 185

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/08/03 96 $855   1 $855   $855 7
2012/10/05 97 $869   1 $869   $3,322 70
2012/10/12 102 $435 -50% 1 $435   $3,757 77
2012/10/19 108 $452 +4% 2 $226   $4,055 84
2012/10/26 105 $234 -48% 1 $234   $4,289 91
2013/02/01 92 $288   1 $288   $5,757 189

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