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Weiner (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,675,196Details
International Box Office $75,924Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,751,120
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  2. News
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  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Anthony Weiner was a young congressman on the cusp of higher office when a sexting scandal forced a humiliating resignation. Just two years later, he ran for mayor of New York City, betting that his ideas would trump his indiscretions. He was wrong. What begins as an unexpected surge to the top of the polls takes a sharp turn once Weiner is forced to admit to new sexting allegations. As the media descends and dissects his every move, Weiner desperately tries to forge ahead, but the increasing pressure and crippling 24-hour news coverage halt his political aspirations.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 7,171 $1,675,196
All Time International Box Office 7,523 $75,924
All Time Worldwide Box Office 9,179 $1,751,120
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,165 $1,675,196
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,311 $1,675,196
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 2,177 $75,924
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,681 $1,751,120

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 20th, 2016 (Limited) by Sundance Selects
International Releases: July 8th, 2016 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
July 29th, 2016 (Wide) (Australia)
September 29th, 2016 (Wide) (Netherlands)
Video Release: August 9th, 2016 by IFC Video
MPAA Rating: R for language and some sexual material.
(Rating bulletin 2420 (Cert #50403), 4/13/2016)
Running Time: 100 minutes
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Keywords: Archive Footage, Political, Politicians, New York City, Sex Scandal
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Sundance Selects, Showtime Documentary Films, Edgeline Films, Motto Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 2,052 $3,807 Sep 2, 2016 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 836 $3,807 Sep 2, 2016 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 178 $1,904 Sep 2, 2016 108
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 2,986 $17,437 Jul 29, 2016 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 883 $17,437 Jul 29, 2016 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 317 $1,937 Jul 29, 2016 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,343 $18,382 Jul 22, 2016 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 978 $18,382 Jul 22, 2016 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 668 $1,414 Jul 22, 2016 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,440 $29,050 Jul 15, 2016 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 930 $29,050 Jul 15, 2016 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,160 $1,076 Jul 15, 2016 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,320 $56,975 Jul 8, 2016 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 795 $56,975 Jul 8, 2016 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,195 $1,212 Jul 8, 2016 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,392 $87,910 Jul 1, 2016 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 776 $87,910 Jul 1, 2016 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,350 $1,312 Jul 1, 2016 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,783 $103,621 Jun 24, 2016 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 827 $103,621 Jun 24, 2016 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,772 $1,178 Jun 24, 2016 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,150 $128,048 Jun 17, 2016 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 839 $128,048 Jun 17, 2016 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,602 $1,601 Jun 17, 2016 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,528 $160,133 Jun 10, 2016 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 837 $160,133 Jun 10, 2016 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,420 $2,255 Jun 10, 2016 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,842 $201,007 Jun 3, 2016 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 817 $201,007 Jun 3, 2016 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,228 $3,466 Jun 3, 2016 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 5,366 $158,367 May 27, 2016 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 979 $158,367 May 27, 2016 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,126 $5,865 May 27, 2016 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,372 $84,173 May 20, 2016 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,617 $84,173 May 20, 2016 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 616 $16,835 May 20, 2016 3
Theater Average Limited Release 876 $16,835 May 20, 2016 3
Top 2016 Theater Average Limited Release 45 $16,835 May 20, 2016 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,458 $1,675,196 May 20, 2016 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 4,961 $1,675,196 May 20, 2016 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 878 83 May 20, 2016 0

Cast

Anthony Weiner    Himself
Huma Abedin    Herself
Barbara Morgan    Herself
Sydney Leathers    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Producer    Josh Kriegman
Producer    Elyse Steinberg
Executive Producer    Julie Goldman
Executive Producer    Christopher Clements
Executive Producer    Carolyn Hepburn
Executive Producer    Lily Fan
Co-Producer    Elizabeth Delaune Warren
Co-Producer    Sean McGing
Editor    Eli Despres
Cinematographer    Josh Kriegman
Composer    Jeff Beal

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/20 35 $84,173   5 $16,835   $84,173 3
2016/05/27 24 $158,367 +88% 27 $5,865   $287,035 10
2016/06/03 21 $201,007 +27% 58 $3,466   $593,048 17
2016/06/10 24 $160,133 -20% 71 $2,255   $835,874 24
2016/06/17 23 $128,048 -20% 80 $1,601   $1,039,294 31
2016/06/24 28 $103,621 -19% 88 $1,178   $1,214,893 38
2016/07/01 34 $87,910 -15% 67 $1,312   $1,370,059 45
2016/07/08 41 $56,975 -35% 47 $1,212   $1,487,311 52
2016/07/15 46 $29,050 -49% 27 $1,076   $1,553,882 59
2016/07/22 52 $18,382 -37% 13 $1,414   $1,586,020 66
2016/07/29 52 $17,437 -5% 9 $1,937   $1,612,203 73
2016/09/02 82 $3,807   2 $1,904   $1,675,196 108

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/20 35 $128,668   35 $3,676   $128,668 7
2016/05/27 25 $263,373 +105% 26 $10,130   $392,041 14
2016/06/03 21 $283,950 +8% 58 $4,896   $675,991 21
2016/06/10 26 $235,505 -17% 71 $3,317   $911,246 28
2016/06/17 24 $200,026 -15% 80 $2,500   $1,111,272 35
2016/06/24 26 $170,877 -15% 88 $1,942   $1,282,149 42
2016/07/01 34 $148,187 -13% 67 $2,212   $1,430,336 49
2016/07/08 41 $94,496 -36% 44 $2,148   $1,524,832 56
2016/07/15 50 $42,806 -55% 27 $1,585   $1,567,638 63
2016/07/22 55 $26,883 -37% 12 $2,240   $1,594,521 70
2016/07/29 51 $29,067 +8% 8 $3,633   $1,623,588 77
2016/08/19 73 $7,896   1 $7,896   $1,666,944 98
2016/08/26 90 $4,445 -44% 1 $4,445   $1,671,389 105

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 7/29/2016 $3,622 2 3 12 $36,102 9/26/2016
Netherlands 9/29/2016 $16,065 13 13 13 $18,374 10/4/2016
United Kingdom 7/8/2016 $21,448 13 13 13 $21,448 7/13/2016
 
International Total$75,924 10/4/2016

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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