When Christmas tree factory supervisor Oscar Svendsen wakes up terrified and bloody in a strip joint, with a shotgun in his hand and eight corpses surrounding him, he’s clearly going to have a lot of explaining to do. Under the intense interrogation of hard-boiled detective Solør, Oscar begins piecing together the unbelievable story of how he won the top prize in a soccer pool with his 3 dangerous ex-con colleagues. With a pile of cash at stake, the trio enters into a vicious battle over how to divide the money, dragging unwitting Oscar along for the violent ride.
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|All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 15,701-15,800)
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|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,801-9,900)
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||June 27th, 2014 (Limited) by Doppelganger Releasing, released as Jackpot|
||August 10th, 2012 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
November 1st, 2012 (Wide) (Hungary)
December 7th, 2012 (Wide) (Iceland)
January 4th, 2013 (Wide) (Poland)
November 14th, 2013 (Wide) (Germany)
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||August 26th, 2014 by Music Box Films Video, released as Jackpot|
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||double crossed, Surprise Twist, Life on the Outside, Non-Chronological, Accidental Death, Black Out Drunk, Gambling, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Cover Up|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Contemporary Fiction|
||Fantefilm, NFI , Nordisk Film, Film i Vast, Aschehoug Forlag, Filmlandet Invest|
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July 1st, 2014
Despite there being a $100 million hit on the box office this weekend, Begin Again still led the way on the per theater chart with an average of $26,813 in five theaters. This bodes well for its expansion on Wednesday. The overall number one film, Transformers: Age of Extinction, was next with an average of $23,633 in more than 4,000 theaters. Snowpiercer was the third film to earn a per theater average over $20,000 with an average of $20,266 in eight theaters. America: Imagine a World Without Her was next with an average of $12,869 million in three theaters. Yves Saint Laurent was a surprise entry in the $10,000 club with an average of $12,104 in two theaters. It managed this despite earning weak reviews and opening on the Wednesday. The final film in the $10,000 club was Code Black, which climbed into the $10,000 club during its second weekend of release with $10,953 in two theaters. It is rare for a documentary to do this well, and it is even rarer for a film to see its per theater average grow.
June 27th, 2014
There are more than a dozen limited releases on this week's list, including two films that are opening in limited release this week with a scheduled wide expansion next week. Unfortunately, I don't have high hopes for either of those two films. There are some films worth checking out, including a pair of documentaries, The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz and Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger, both of which are also playing on Video on Demand. The film I hope has the best start is Snowpiercer, a South Korean film that is earning amazing reviews.
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