THE DO-DECA-PENTATHLON is the story of two grown brothers who secretly rekindle their fiercely competitive childhood sporting event - a homemade Olympics consisting of 25 events - during a family reunion in order to finally determine the ultimate champion. When the rest of the family is disrupted by their unfinished business, the brothers must choose between their passion for beating the hell out of each other or the greater good of the family.
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||July 6th, 2012 (Limited) by Red Flag Releasing, released as The Do-Deca Pentathlon|
||September 18th, 2012 by Fox Home Entertainment, released as The Do Deca Pentathlon|
||R for language.|
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||Sibling Rivalry, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Dysfunctional Family, Miscellaneous Sports, Fake Sports, Track and Field, Mid-Life Crisis, Delayed Adulthood, Water Sports|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Contemporary Fiction|
||Red Flag Releasing, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Duplass Brothers|
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Production and Technical Credits
September 18th, 2012
It's quite a busy week on the home market front, but most of the new releases are TV on DVD. This includes Modern Family: Season Three on DVD or Blu-ray, which is a contender for Pick of the Week. The best limited release of the week is The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel on DVD or Blu-ray, while the Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures Blu-ray Box Set is also a contender for Pick of the Week. However, in the end I went with The Cabin in the Woods Blu-ray, which is practically the only first-run release of the week.
July 10th, 2012
Beasts of the Southern Wild remained on top of the per theater chart with an average $19,687 in 19 theaters. It is very close to its first major milestone and it has a lot of room to grow. The Amazing Spider-man opened in second place with an average of $14,360. Two IMAX films bounced into the $10,000 club. Deep Space 3-D and Space Station earned $13,069 and $11,996 respectively.
July 6th, 2012
After several weeks of explosive limited releases, this week seems more subdued. That's not to say there are no limited releases that have a shot at finding an audience, but there's no film that seems likely to open with $40,000, $50,000, or more on the per theater chart. The Do-Deca-Pentathlon has the best chance of being a breakout hit, as it has the best hype. However, while the reviews are good, they didn't live up to the hype, which could hurt it at the box office.
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