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The Waiting Room (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $244,092Details
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Synopsis

A character-driven documentary film that goes behind the doors of an American public hospital struggling to care for a community of largely uninsured patients. The film - using a blend of cinema verité and characters' voiceover - offers a look at how patients, staff and caregivers each cope with disease, bureaucracy and hard choices.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 9,566 $244,092
All Time Worldwide Box Office 12,304 $244,092
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 2,835 $244,092

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 21st, 2012 (Limited) by International Film Circuit
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 82 minutes
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Keywords: Cinema Verite, Voiceover/Narration, Political, Medical and Hospitals, Agitprop
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: International Film Circuit, Open'Hood, ITVS, Peer Review Films, Linda Davis
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 34th Weekend 260 $375 May 10, 2013 234
Biggest 34th Weekend Limited Release 151 $375 May 10, 2013 234
Theater Average 34th Weekend Limited Release 142 $375 May 10, 2013 234
Biggest Domestic 31st Weekend 365 $210 Apr 19, 2013 213
Biggest 31st Weekend Limited Release 221 $210 Apr 19, 2013 213
Theater Average 31st Weekend Limited Release 215 $210 Apr 19, 2013 213
Biggest Domestic 30th Weekend 371 $502 Apr 12, 2013 206
Biggest 30th Weekend Limited Release 215 $502 Apr 12, 2013 206
Theater Average 30th Weekend Limited Release 182 $502 Apr 12, 2013 206
Biggest Domestic 29th Weekend 310 $2,041 Apr 5, 2013 199
Biggest 29th Weekend Limited Release 166 $2,041 Apr 5, 2013 199
Theater Average 29th Weekend Limited Release 42 $2,041 Apr 5, 2013 199
Biggest Domestic 28th Weekend 458 $702 Mar 29, 2013 192
Biggest 28th Weekend Limited Release 272 $702 Mar 29, 2013 192
Theater Average 28th Weekend Limited Release 290 $351 Mar 29, 2013 192
Biggest Domestic 27th Weekend 270 $9,294 Mar 22, 2013 185
Biggest 27th Weekend Limited Release 109 $9,294 Mar 22, 2013 185
Theater Average 27th Weekend Limited Release 106 $1,162 Mar 22, 2013 185
Biggest Domestic 26th Weekend 394 $4,883 Mar 15, 2013 178
Biggest 26th Weekend Limited Release 172 $4,883 Mar 15, 2013 178
Theater Average 26th Weekend Limited Release 168 $977 Mar 15, 2013 178
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 661 $1,926 Mar 1, 2013 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 339 $1,926 Mar 1, 2013 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 322 $642 Mar 1, 2013 164
Biggest Domestic 23rd Weekend 739 $2,301 Feb 22, 2013 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend Limited Release 357 $2,301 Feb 22, 2013 157
Theater Average 23rd Weekend Limited Release 311 $767 Feb 22, 2013 157
Biggest Domestic 22nd Weekend 821 $3,449 Feb 15, 2013 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend Limited Release 373 $3,449 Feb 15, 2013 150
Theater Average 22nd Weekend Limited Release 318 $862 Feb 15, 2013 150
Biggest Domestic 21st Weekend 863 $5,242 Feb 8, 2013 143
Biggest 21st Weekend Limited Release 357 $5,242 Feb 8, 2013 143
Theater Average 21st Weekend Limited Release 191 $1,311 Feb 8, 2013 143
Biggest Domestic 20th Weekend 1,325 $1,151 Feb 1, 2013 136
Biggest 20th Weekend Limited Release 689 $1,151 Feb 1, 2013 136
Theater Average 20th Weekend Limited Release 588 $576 Feb 1, 2013 136
Biggest Domestic 19th Weekend 1,276 $3,450 Jan 25, 2013 129
Biggest 19th Weekend Limited Release 531 $3,450 Jan 25, 2013 129
Theater Average 19th Weekend Limited Release 576 $690 Jan 25, 2013 129
Biggest Domestic 17th Weekend 2,279 $528 Jan 11, 2013 115
Biggest 17th Weekend Limited Release 1,181 $528 Jan 11, 2013 115
Theater Average 17th Weekend Limited Release 909 $528 Jan 11, 2013 115
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 2,669 $290 Jan 4, 2013 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,389 $290 Jan 4, 2013 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,298 $290 Jan 4, 2013 108
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,470 $1,082 Dec 14, 2012 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,624 $1,082 Dec 14, 2012 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,649 $361 Dec 14, 2012 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,348 $4,390 Dec 7, 2012 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,326 $4,390 Dec 7, 2012 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 772 $1,098 Dec 7, 2012 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,241 $11,477 Nov 30, 2012 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,056 $11,477 Nov 30, 2012 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 207 $2,295 Nov 30, 2012 73
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,928 $2,288 Nov 16, 2012 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,093 $2,288 Nov 16, 2012 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 336 $2,288 Nov 16, 2012 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,586 $10,089 Nov 9, 2012 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,569 $10,089 Nov 9, 2012 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 345 $2,522 Nov 9, 2012 52
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,430 $13,537 Oct 26, 2012 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,826 $13,537 Oct 26, 2012 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 325 $3,384 Oct 26, 2012 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,411 $29,173 Oct 19, 2012 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,637 $29,173 Oct 19, 2012 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 88 $7,293 Oct 19, 2012 31
Theater Average Limited Release 3,751 $7,293 Oct 19, 2012 31
Top 2012 Theater Average Limited Release 144 $7,293 Oct 19, 2012 31
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 9,049 $780 Oct 5, 2012 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 4,424 $780 Oct 5, 2012 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 4,611 $195 Oct 5, 2012 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 8,632 $7,086 Sep 28, 2012 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,868 $7,086 Sep 28, 2012 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,480 $1,772 Sep 28, 2012 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 10,566 $4,950 Sep 21, 2012 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 5,581 $4,950 Sep 21, 2012 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,184 $4,950 Sep 21, 2012 3
Never Wide Domestic 3,516 $244,092 Sep 21, 2012 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,036 $244,092 Sep 21, 2012 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 2,500 7 Sep 21, 2012 0

Cast

Deja Bruce    Herself
Demia Bruce    Himself
Eric Morgan    Himself
Davelo Jujuan    Himself
Carl Connelly    Himself
Barbara Johnson    Herself
Cynthia Y. Johnson    Herself
Dr. Douglas White    Himself
Liz Lynch    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Linda Davis
Producer    William B. Hirsch
Producer    Peter Nicks
Co-Producer    Lawrence Lerew
Executive Producer    Scott Verges
Director of Photography    Peter Nicks
Editor    Lawrence Lerew
Sound Recordist    Lawrence Lerew
Composer    William Ryan Fritch
Executive Producer    Sally Jo Fifer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/21 79 $4,950   1 $4,950   $4,950 3
2012/09/28 80 $7,086 +43% 4 $1,772   $15,998 10
2012/10/05 95 $780 -89% 4 $195   $17,857 17
2012/10/19 51 $29,173   4 $7,293   $50,056 31
2012/10/26 64 $13,537 -54% 4 $3,384   $102,860 38
2012/11/09 64 $10,089   4 $2,522   $140,098 52
2012/11/16 82 $2,288 -77% 1 $2,288   $147,152 59
2012/11/30 63 $11,477   5 $2,295   $159,524 73
2012/12/07 78 $4,390 -62% 4 $1,098   $168,112 80
2012/12/14 93 $1,082 -75% 3 $361   $174,991 87
2013/01/04 88 $290   1 $290   $176,277 108
2013/01/11 87 $528 +82% 1 $528   $176,943 115
2013/01/25 68 $3,450   5 $690   $185,352 129
2013/02/01 83 $1,151 -67% 2 $576   $189,403 136
2013/02/08 68 $5,242 +355% 4 $1,311   $194,640 143
2013/02/15 74 $3,449 -34% 4 $862   $198,992 150
2013/02/22 79 $2,301 -33% 3 $767   $202,954 157
2013/03/01 87 $1,926 -16% 3 $642   $206,280 164
2013/03/15 83 $4,883   5 $977   $220,629 178
2013/03/22 75 $9,294 +90% 8 $1,162   $233,247 185
2013/03/29 112 $702 -92% 2 $351   $239,544 192
2013/04/05 94 $2,041 +191% 1 $2,041   $241,935 199
2013/04/12 106 $502 -75% 1 $502   $243,157 206
2013/04/19 103 $210 -58% 1 $210   $243,607 213
2013/05/10 106 $375   1 $375   $244,092 234

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/09/21 78 $8,912   1 $8,912   $8,912 7
2012/09/28 83 $8,165 -8% 4 $2,041   $17,077 14
2012/10/19 41 $68,440   4 $17,110   $89,323 35
2012/11/09 68 $14,855   4 $3,714   $144,864 56
2012/11/16 89 $3,183 -79% 1 $3,183   $148,047 63
2012/11/30 64 $15,675   5 $3,135   $163,722 77
2012/12/07 76 $10,187 -35% 4 $2,547   $173,909 84
2012/12/14 95 $2,078 -80% 3 $693   $175,987 91
2013/01/04 92 $428   1 $428   $176,415 112
2013/01/25 71 $6,350   5 $1,270   $188,252 133
2013/02/01 84 $1,146 -82% 2 $573   $189,398 140
2013/02/08 73 $6,145 +436% 4 $1,536   $195,543 147
2013/02/15 76 $3,449 -44% 4 $862   $198,992 154
2013/02/22 81 $3,701 +7% 3 $1,234   $204,354 161
2013/03/15 81 $8,207   5 $1,641   $223,953 182
2013/03/22 75 $14,889 +81% 8 $1,861   $238,842 189
2013/03/29 111 $1,052 -93% 2 $526   $239,894 196
2013/04/05 97 $2,761 +162% 1 $2,761   $242,655 203
2013/04/12 113 $742 -73% 1 $742   $243,397 210
2013/04/19 113 $320 -57% 1 $320   $243,717 217
2013/05/10 115 $375   1 $375   $244,092 238

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