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Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $34,665Details
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Have you ever imagined a place where Vulcans and vampires get along? Where wizards and wookies can be themselves? Welcome to Comic-Con San Diego. What started as a fringe comic book convention for 500 fans has grown into the pop culture event of the year that influences every form of entertainment, now attended by over 140,000 strong. COMIC-CON EPISODE IV: A FAN'S HOPE- a film by Morgan Spurlock explores this amazing cultural phenomenon by following the lives of five attendees as they descend upon the ultimate geek mecca at San Diego Comic-Con 2010.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,601-12,700) 12,646 $34,665
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,301-17,400) 17,399 $34,665
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 5,201-5,300) 5,237 $34,665

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 6th, 2012 (Limited) by Wrekin Hill Entertainment
Video Release: July 10th, 2012 by Wrekin Hill Entertainment, released as Comic - Con Episode IV: A Fans Hope
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sex and drug references, language and brief horror images.
(Rating bulletin 2214, 3/14/2012)
Running Time: 88 minutes
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Keywords: Comic Industry, Gratuitous Cameos, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Writing and Writers, Artists, Movie Business, Video Game
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Thomas Tull, Warrior Poets
Production Countries: United States


Holly Conrad    Herself
James Darling    Himself
Guillermo del Toro    Himself
Seth Green    Himself
Se Young Kang    Himself
Harry Knowles    Himself
Stan Lee    Himself
Frank Miller    Himself
Eli Roth    Himself
Chuck Rozanski    Himself
Joss Whedon    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

Morgan Spurlock    Producer
Jeremy Chilnick    Producer
Matthew Galkin    Producer
Thomas Tull    Producer
Morgan Spurlock    Screenwriter
Jeremy Chilnick    Screenwriter
Harry Knowles    Executive Producer
Gil Champsion    Executive Producer
Stan Lee    Executive Producer
Jack Selby    Executive Producer
Benjamin Statler    Executive Producer
Joss Whedon    Executive Producer

Per Theater Chart: Damsels in Delight

April 10th, 2012

Damsels in Distress topped the per theater chart with an average of $14,647 in four theaters. This suggests some potential to expand, although it is too soon to tell if the film will earn some measure of mainstream success. Bully slipped to second place with an average of $12,292 in six theaters, but it should expand now that it has been given a PG-13 rating. We Have a Pope surprised with an average of $10,456 in three theaters. More...

Are Limited Releases Spreading Hope or Distress?

April 6th, 2012

It's a pretty big week for limited releases, although due to the holidays, we don't have hard theater counts for most of them. There are a large number of films that are earning some real measure of buzz and / or very positive reviews. Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope might have had the best hope at finding an audience, but it is coming out on Video on Demand as well as in theaters. Likewise, The Hunter has an impressive cast and good reviews, but opened Video on Demand previously, and that tends to kill a film's box office chances. Damsels in Distress could be the big hit as well as it does have a few actors, and a director, that have Indie cred. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/04/06 63 $8,203   3 $2,734   $8,203 1
2012/04/13 71 $9,609 +17% 4 $2,402   $18,987 2
2012/04/20 78 $6,589 -31% 6 $1,098   $27,635 3
2012/04/27 93 $2,610 -60% 5 $522   $34,665 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/04/06 75 $9,378   3 $3,126   $9,378 1
2012/04/13 75 $11,668 +24% 4 $2,917   $21,046 2
2012/04/20 79 $11,009 -6% 6 $1,835   $32,055 3
2012/04/27 89 $2,610 -76% 5 $522   $34,665 4

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