Waiting for Lightning

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,537Details
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Synopsis

The inspirational story of skateboarder Danny Way. The film follows the journey of a young boy from a broken home in Vista, CA, whose passion for skateboarding would one day bring him fame and a lifetime of accomplishments. Way's drive has no limits as exemplified by his creation captured on screen, a ramp of prodigious and dangerous proportions, across many cultural and ideological boundaries to attempt the impossible: jump China's Great Wall on a skateboard. It's a film about how much abuse the body can sustain, how deep you have to dig to survive the challenges life presents, and how high and far dreams can fly. Danny Way has not only proven himself to be an incredibly talented skateboarder but also the sport's greatest innovator. In his quest for greatness, Way continues to shape the very sport which helped save his own life.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
43% - Rotten
Audience
69% - Upright

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: December 7th, 2012 (Limited) by Samuel Goldwyn Films
Video Release: March 5th, 2013 by First Run Home
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for dangerous sports action, some language and thematic material involving drugs and alcohol.
(Rating bulletin 2240, 9/12/2012)
Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, World Record Attempt, Inspirational Sports, Skateboarding
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual

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Cast

Danny Way    Himself
Travis Pastrana    Himself
Laird Hamilton    Himself
Rodney Mullen    Himself
Mat Hoffman    Himself
Ken Block    Himself
Rob Dyrdek    Himself
Tony Hawk    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Jacob Rosenberg
Editor    Carol Martori
Screenwriter    Bret Anthony Johnston
Producer    Hana Ripperger-Suhler
Producer    Jacob Rosenberg
Producer    Max Leitman
Producer    Darryl Franklin
Executive Producer    Mouse McCoy
Executive Producer    Scott Waugh
Executive Producer    Ray Ibe
Executive Producer    Jay Pollak
Associate Producer    Pam 'Zam' Zamoscianyk
Cinematographer    Michael Svitak
Music Furst    Nathan Furst
Music Supervisor    Rudy Chung

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/12/07 60 $19,537   11 $1,776   $19,537 3

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