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Dealin' with Idiots (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $16,757Details
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Faced with the absurd competitiveness surrounding his son's youth league baseball team, Max Morris, a famous comedian, decides to get to know the colorful parents and coaches of the team better in an attempt to find the inspiration for his next movie.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,601-13,700) 13,653 $16,757
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,601-18,700) 18,650 $16,757
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 2,301-2,400) 2,342 $16,757
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 3,201-3,300) 3,222 $16,757

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 12th, 2013 (Limited) by IFC Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 83 minutes
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Keywords: Improvised, Ensemble, Baseball, Movie Business, Writing and Writers, Directing Yourself, Screenplay Written By the Star, Writer's Block, Inspired by a True Story, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Friendly Ghost, Scene in End Credits
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Killer Films, Young and Handsome, IFC Films
Production Countries: United States

Lead Ensemble Members

   Max Morris
   Coach Jimbo
   Max's Dad
   Coach Ted
   Ava Morris

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Production and Technical Credits

Jeff Garlin    Screenwriter
Peter Murrieta    Screenwriter
Erin O'Malley    Producer
Christine Vachon    Producer
Jonathan Sehring    Executive Producer
Arianna Bocco    Executive Producer
Peter Murrieta    Executive Producer
John Sloss    Executive Producer
Stephanie Meurer    Co-Producer
Julia Oh    Associate Producer
James Laxton    Cinematographer
Katie Byron    Production Designer
Jonathan Corn    Editor
Nena Hsu Erb    Editor
Larry Goldings    Composer
Christina Mongini    Costume Designer
Marla Garlin    Casting Director

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 12th, 2013

November 11th, 2013

There are a number of good releases this week. The two biggest releases are Man of Steel and Turbo. While the former has a larger target audience, the latter is the better film. It is still not Pick of the Week material. The best films are some of the smaller releases, like The Attack, Barbara, Blackfish, City Lights, and Prince Avalanche. All of those are worth picking up, but I think Nosferatu on Blu-ray is the Pick of the Week. More...

Featured DVD Review: Dealin' with Idiots

November 10th, 2013

Jeff Garlin directorial debut was I Want Someone To Eat Cheese With, which earned very good reviews, even if it struggled to find an audience in theaters. He followed that film with Dealin' with Idiots, which sadly didn't live up to the first film either critically or fiscally. Was it unfairly attacked? Or is it much worse than his directorial debut? More...

Limited Releases come with Terms and Conditions

July 12th, 2013

There are nine films on this week's list, including four that are earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. It is unlikely that all of them will find success, as the competition is high. Both Terms and Conditions May Apply and The Hunt should do well, but will have trouble expanding. On the other hand, I don't think strong reviews will translate into ticket sales for Crystal Fairy. This leaves Fruitvale Station as the best bet. Then again, predicting limited release success is even harder than predicting box office numbers for wide releases. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/07/19 77 $3,592   2 $1,796   $15,308 2

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/07/12 54 $11,716   1 $11,716   $11,716 1
2013/07/19 72 $5,041 -57% 2 $2,521   $16,757 2

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