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Big Men (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $55,032Details
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Big Men is a real-life Treasure of the Sierra Madre, a tale about ambitious people who uncover a massive and exquisitely rare pot of gold—oil—in Ghana, one of the poorest places on earth.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,901-12,000) 11,990 $55,032
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,501-16,600) 16,527 $55,032
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,706 $55,032

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 14th, 2014 (Limited) by Abramorama Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 99 minutes
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Keywords: Poverty, Corporate Malfeasance, Political, Intertitle
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Boynton Films, BBC Films, Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Robert Kravis, Donna Lomp, Plan B Entertainment, Sundial Pictures
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Theater Average 13th Weekend 71 $4,862 Jun 6, 2014 87


George Owusu    Himself
Jim Musselman    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

Rachel Boynton    Screenwriter
Rachel Boynton    Producer
Steven Shainberg    Executive Producer
Brad Pitt    Executive Producer
Dede Gardner    Executive Producer
Dan Cogan    Executive Producer
Diana Barrett    Executive Producer
Jim Swartz    Executive Producer
Susan Swartz    Executive Producer
Christina Weiss Lurie    Executive Producer
Jeffrey Lurie    Executive Producer
Rick Rosenthal    Executive Producer

Per Theater Chart: Grand Still the Grandest of Them All

March 19th, 2014

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Despite expanding from 4 to 66 theaters, The Grand Budapest Hotel held on well enough to lead the per theater chart with ease. In fact, its average of $55,122 was the second best per theater average for the year, behind only its opening weekend. Bad Words came in second place with an average of $18,884 in six theaters. This is a good opening, but not one that suggests it could naturally expand wide. Fortunately, the film already has a wide release scheduled and as the ad campaign for the wide release ramps up, it should at least become a midlevel hit when compared to its production budget. Enemy was right behind with an estimated $18,000 in its lone theater. Le Week-End was the final film in the $10,000 club as it earned an average of $14,536 in three theaters during its opening weekend of release. More...

Limited Releases: Will Bad Words bring Good News?

March 14th, 2014

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There could be as many as two-dozen limited releases opening this week, which is insane. That's so many that I'm going to have to limit the ones I talk about to those that I can easily find release dates and / or theater listings for on official sites. (I should really do this every week, because too many times I talk about a film opening in limited release, only to never hear about the movie again.) The competition is overwhelming, but there are a few that rise above the crowd. Veronica Mars is opening wider than any other film and its reviews are pretty good. On the other hand, it is also playing on Video on Demand, so its box office numbers might be really weak. Bad Words is only opening in six theaters tonight, but since it already has a wide expansion planned for the 28th, one could say it is the biggest release of the week. There are several other films on this week's list that could find an audience (Enemy, Exposed, On My Way, etc.) but the competition will likely prove to be too much. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/03/14 75 $7,539   1 $7,539   $7,539 1
2014/03/21 65 $8,821 +17% 3 $2,940   $19,851 2
2014/03/28 62 $9,402 +7% 3 $3,134   $35,406 3
2014/04/04 93 $1,021 -89% 1 $1,021   $39,555 4
2014/04/18 80 $2,168   2 $1,084   $41,977 6
2014/05/02 84 $589   1 $589   $43,191 8
2014/06/06 77 $4,862   1 $4,862   $48,573 13

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/03/14 66 $11,030   1 $11,030   $11,030 1
2014/03/21 63 $14,974 +36% 3 $4,991   $26,004 2
2014/03/28 65 $12,530 -16% 3 $4,177   $38,534 3
2014/04/04 91 $1,275 -90% 1 $1,275   $39,809 4
2014/04/18 74 $2,793   2 $1,397   $42,602 6
2014/05/02 94 $928   1 $928   $43,530 8
2014/05/09 112 $181 -80% 1 $181   $43,711 9
2014/06/06 71 $11,322   1 $11,322   $55,032 13

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