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Unlocking the Cage (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $27,284Details
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  7. Trailer

Synopsis

Follows animal rights lawyer Steven Wise in his unprecedented challenge to break down the legal wall that separates animals from humans. After thirty years of struggling with ineffective animal welfare laws, Steve and his legal team, the Nonhuman Rights Project, are making history by filing the first lawsuits that seek to transform an animal from a thing with no rights to a person with legal protections.

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 25th, 2016 (Limited) by First Run Features
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Keywords: Animal Rights, Courtroom Drama, Chimpanzees, Cinema Verite
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Pennebaker Hegedus Films, HBO Documentary Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,983 $268 Jul 29, 2016 68
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,243 $998 Jul 8, 2016 47
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,530 $4,776 Jun 24, 2016 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,233 $384 Jun 17, 2016 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,052 $422 Jun 10, 2016 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,159 $3,624 Jun 3, 2016 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,809 $3,708 May 27, 2016 5

Cast

Steven M. Wise    Himself
Natalie Prosin    Herself
Liddy Stein    Herself
Mary Lee Jensvold    Herself
Sue Savage Rumbaugh    Herself
Monica Miller    Herself
Gloria Grow    Herself
Elisabeth Stein    Herself
Liz Holtz    Herself
Lori Marino    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Producer    Chris Hegedus
Producer    Frazer Pennebaker
Producer    Rosadel Varela
Executive Producer    Frazer Pennebaker
Editor    Pax Wassermann
Cinematographer    Chris Hegedus
Cinematographer    Jojo Pennebaker
Composer    James Lavino
Associate Producer    Julia McInnis

Limited and VOD Releases: Below Average Releases

May 27th, 2016

The Ones Below

There are only two non-documentary releases on this week's list, which is really low. Neither of them are earning overwhelmingly positive reviews, but The Ones Below's reviews came the closest. The documentaries fair better with a number of them that should please fans of the genre, including Presenting Princess Shaw, Lasseter's Bones, etc. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/27 63 $3,708   1 $3,708   $7,502 5
2016/06/03 66 $3,624 -2% 1 $3,624   $13,892 12
2016/06/10 95 $422 -88% 1 $422   $15,716 19
2016/06/17 91 $384 -9% 1 $384   $16,746 26
2016/06/24 68 $4,776 +1,144% 3 $1,592   $21,522 33
2016/07/08 85 $998   2 $499   $26,111 47
2016/07/29 100 $268   1 $268   $26,560 68

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/20 84 $3,794   1 $3,794   $3,794 2
2016/05/27 71 $6,474 +71% 1 $6,474   $10,268 9
2016/06/03 71 $5,026 -22% 1 $5,026   $15,294 16
2016/06/10 100 $1,068 -79% 1 $1,068   $16,362 23
2016/06/17 103 $384 -64% 1 $384   $16,746 30
2016/06/24 72 $6,438 +1,577% 2 $3,219   $23,184 37
2016/07/01 91 $1,929 -70% 3 $643   $25,113 44
2016/07/08 99 $1,179 -39% 2 $590   $26,292 51
2016/09/09 120 $390   1 $390   $26,950 114
2016/09/23 123 $334   1 $334   $27,284 128

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