An aging comic icon, Jackie Burke has seen better days. Despite his efforts to reinvent himself and his comic genius, the audience only wants to know him as the former television character he once played. Already a strain on his younger brother and his wife, Jackie is forced to serve out a sentence doing community service for accosting an audience member. While there, he meets Harmony, the daughter of a sleazy Florida real estate mogul, and the two find inspiration in one another resulting in surprising consequences. Through the alchemy of their unlikely friendship, Harmony and Jackie overcome their own emotional damage and emerge as better people.
Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists
|All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,701-9,800)
|All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300)
|All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000)
|All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,401-2,500)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900)
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||February 3rd, 2017 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics|
||May 2nd, 2017 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment|
||R for crude sexual references and language throughout.|
(Rating bulletin 2452 (Cert #50656), 11/23/2016)
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||Viral Video, Stand-Up Comedy, Gratuitous Cameos, Comeback, LGBT, Wedding Day, Dysfunctional Family|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Contemporary Fiction|
||Cinelou Films, Linson Films, Anvil Films, The Fyzz Facility, Mad Riot Entertainment|
Ranking on other Records and Milestones
May 2nd, 2017
We are officially in the worst time of year on the home market. The last of the major Awards Season players have already come out, but it is still too early for the Spring hits to be released. The competition from May Sweeps and the start of the Summer Blockbuster Season means there’s not a lot here that’s going to do well in DVD / Blu-ray sales. Ironically, the lack of a major release means there are a lot of smaller releases that are competing for Pick of the Week, many of which would be lost in the crowd during a busier time of year. This includes I Am Not Your Negro, The Salesman, Real Genius, and Seven Days in May. In the end, I went with The Red Turtle on DVD or Blu-ray as the Pick of the Week. In the meanwhile, Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone on Blu-ray gets the Puck of the Week honor, as the “best” Canadian release of the week. I just wish it were coming out in 3D.
February 8th, 2017
It was a busy weekend on top of the theater average chart, at least for this time of year, with three films earning averages over more than $10,000. Chapter and Verse led the way with $32,713 in its lone theater. I Am Not Your Negro had an arguably better start earning an average $15,962 while playing in 43 theaters. That’s amazing for a documentary. Another documentary, Mr. Gaga, was the final film in the $10,000 club with an average of $12,677 in two theaters over the weekend and an average of $17,316 from Wednesday through Sunday. The Lure didn’t get to $10,000 over the weekend pulling in $7,370 over that time, but it earned $10,676 from Wednesday through Sunday.
February 3rd, 2017
A few films on this week’s list could be called the biggest limited release of the week. The Comedian is the biggest in terms of star power. Journey to the West 2 is the biggest in terms of worldwide box office. I Am Not Your Negro is the biggest in terms of Awards Season success. Journey to the West 2 should have the biggest opening, but I’m not sure if it will earn mainstream success.
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