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Los insolitos peces gato (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $11,278Details
International Box Office $5,375Details
Worldwide Box Office $16,653
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $18,706 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $18,706
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Two unique women bond while recuperating in a hospital. Martha, a mother of four rambunctious and imaginative children, finds solace when she meets the younger woman, Claudia, and quickly the two build a strong relationship. When Martha invites Claudia to live with her family, Claudia unwittingly takes on the responsibility of becoming a surrogate mother to Martha’s children.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
100% - Fresh
82% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Production Budget:$1,300,000
Domestic Releases: June 13th, 2014 (Limited) by Strand, released as The Amazing Catfish
International Releases: July 25th, 2014 (Wide) (Austria)
Video Release: July 29th, 2014 by Strand Home
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 95 minutes
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Keywords: Medical and Hospitals, Unexpected Families, Terminal Illness, Hispanic
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Cine Canibal, Jaqueca Films, Good Lap Production, Fondo Para La Produccion, Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia
Production Countries: France,

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,610 $50 Jul 11, 2014 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,864 $1,203 Jul 4, 2014 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,398 $2,134 Jun 27, 2014 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,266 $3,025 Jun 20, 2014 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11,935 $733 Jun 13, 2014 3



Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Claudia Sainte-Luce
Producer    Geminiano Pineda
Executive Producer    Ruby Castillo
Executive Producer    Christian Kregel
Executive Producer    Geminiano Pineda
Co-Producer    Philippe Akoka
Co-Producer    Alain Peyrollaz
Cinematographer    Agnes Godard
Editor    Santiago Ricci
Sound Designer    Frederic Le Louet
Sound Mixer    Vincent Arnardi
Composer    Madame Recamier
Production Designer    Barbara Enriquez

Per Theater Chart: Jumping over the Competition

June 18th, 2014

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There were three films in the $10,000 club, including the top two on the overall chart. 22 Jump Street led the way with an average of $17,263. The Rover was wedged between the two wide releases with an average of $13,860 in five theaters. Next up was How to Train Your Dragon 2 with an average of $11,627. This is good, but lower than expected. More...

Limited Releases: Signaling Defeat

June 13th, 2014

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Just a quick look at the list of limited releases coming out this week you will find more than a few that are earning great reviews. However, you will also find more than a few that are earning more negative reviews than positive ones. Of the ones earning fantastic reviews, most don't have a lot of buzz. I'm not sure any will be a breakout hit. Both The Amazing Catfish and Burning Bush are earning perfect reviews, so hopefully they will at least do relatively well. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/06/13 103 $733   1 $733   $733 3
2014/06/20 83 $3,025 +313% 2 $1,513   $4,220 10
2014/06/27 93 $2,134 -29% 3 $711   $8,574 17
2014/07/04 91 $1,203 -44% 2 $602   $10,670 24
2014/07/11 104 $50 -96% 1 $50   $11,278 31

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/06/13 100 $1,195   1 $1,195   $1,195 7
2014/06/20 79 $5,245 +339% 2 $2,623   $6,440 14
2014/06/27 97 $3,027 -42% 3 $1,009   $9,467 21
2014/07/04 90 $1,761 -42% 2 $881   $11,228 28

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Austria 7/25/2014 $3,079 7 7 7 $5,375 12/17/2015
International Total$5,375 12/17/2015

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