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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story (2017)

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $71,480Details
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Hedy Lamarr was one of, if not the most beautiful movie star of the 1930s and 40s but she was also a scientist and inventor who perfected a radio system to throw Nazi torpedoes off course during WWII. Her work, which is now considered the basis for bluetooth/cellphone technology was so undervalued at the time that at the end of her life she was a recluse, impoverished and virtually forgotten.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,401-11,500) 11,448 $71,480
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,001-15,100) 15,043 $71,480
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,310 $71,480

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 24th, 2017 (Limited) by Zeitgeist
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 89 minutes
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Reframed Pictures, American Masters, Submarine Entertainment, Artemis Rising Films, Dogwoof
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Top 2017 Theater Average 57 $18,742 Nov 24, 2017 3


Hedy Lamarr    Herself
Mel Brooks    Himself
Jennifer Hom    Herself
Anthony Loder    Himself
Wendy Colton    Herself
Fleming Meeks    Himself
Richard Rhodes    Himself
Jan-Christopher Horak    Himself
Jeanine Basinger    Herself
Peter Bogdanovich    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Alexandra Dean
Producer    Adam Haggiag
Producer    Alexandra Dean
Producer    Katherine Drew
Executive Producer    Susan Sarandon
Executive Producer    Regina K. Scully
Executive Producer    Michael Kantor
Producer    Dan Braun
Producer    David Koh
Editor    Alexandra Dean
Editor    Penelope Falk
Editor    Lindy Jankura
Director of Photography    Buddy Squires
Music Supervisor    Raife Burchell
Music Supervisor    Karl Westman
Composer    Jeremy Bullock
Composer    Keegan DeWitt
Supervising Producer    Junko Tsunashima
Series Producer    Julie Sacks

Theater Averages: Name Finds its Calling with $103,233

November 28th, 2017

Call Me by Your Name

Call Me by Your Name dominated the theater average chart with an average of $103,233 in four theaters. It is the first film of the year to reach the $100,000 mark on the per theater chart. Lady Bird was the previous yearly champion with an average of $91,109, also in four theaters. The second-best average of the week was earned by Darkest Hour at $43,752 in four theaters. Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story earned $18,742 in one theater; that’s amazing for a documentary. The overall number one film, Coco, earned an average of $12,742. The only holdover in the $10,000 club was Justice League, as it pulled in $10,143. More...

Weekend Estimates: Coco Gives Disney Another Thanksgiving Win

November 26th, 2017

Coco Coco will easily top the box office chart this Thanksgiving weekend, with Disney projecting a $71 million 5-day opening, including $49 million from Friday to Sunday. That’s the fourth-best Thanksgiving opening of all time, behind Frozen ($94 million), Moana ($82 million), and Toy Story 2 ($80 million). In all, Disney lays claim to 10 of the top 11 opening weekend’s over this holiday period, although, to be fair, the Hunger Games and Harry Potter franchises both claim several spots in the higher reaches of the Thanksgiving weekend record chart, but were just playing in their second weekend, rather than opening.

Nit-picking aside, it’s a great weekend for Coco. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Call Me Anytime

November 24th, 2017

Call Me by Your Name

It is Thanksgiving weekend, but while that’s a great week for wide releases, it’s a terrible one for limited releases. Normally, we only mention films that have ten or more reviews on Rotten Tomatoes. However, this week there are only seven films in total, so we might as well talk about them all. To be fair, just because it is a slow week, doesn’t mean there’s nothing worth checking out. In fact, there are several films worth checking out. The Man Who Invented Christmas is the widest release, opening in over 600 theaters. Call Me by Your Name is clearly the best and it is already making waves during Awards Seasons. Finally, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story is the one I’m most interested in seeing. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/11/24 48 $18,742   1 $18,742   $18,742 1
2017/12/01 57 $8,000 -57% 1 $8,000   $45,493 2
2017/12/08 47 $18,332 +129% 2 $9,166   $71,480 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/11/24 44 $37,493   2 $18,747   $37,493 1

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