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Finding Fela! (2014)

Finding Fela! poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $120,980Details
International Box Office $2,882Details
Worldwide Box Office $123,862
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $11,668 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,280 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $13,948
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

The story of Fela Kuti’s life, his music, and his social and political importance. This look at the man who created Afrobeat (a fusion of Jazz, traditional West African rhythms, Funk, Highlife, and psychedelic rock) shows Mr. Kuti’s fight against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the 1970s and 1980s. With his audacious music and a great deal of courage, Fela Kuti helped bring a change towards democracy in Nigeria, promoted Pan Africanist politics to the entire world and became an inspiration in the global fight for the rights of all oppressed people.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,701-10,800) 10,749 $120,980
All Time International Box Office (Rank 10,401-10,500) 10,455 $2,882
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 14,101-14,200) 14,136 $123,862

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 1st, 2014 (Limited) by Kino Lorber
International Releases: February 12th, 2016 (Wide) (Mexico)
Video Release: January 13th, 2015 by Kino Lorber
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 119 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Musicians, Music Industry, Jazz, World Music, Fusion Music, Political, Nigeria
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Jigsaw Productions, Knitting Factory Entertainment, OkayPlayer, OkayAfrica
Production Countries: United States

Cast

Fela Kuti    Himself
Femi Kuti    Himself
Seun Kuti    Himself
Jim Lewis    Himself
Lemi Ghariokwu    Himself
Michael Veal    Himself
John Darnton    Himself
J.K Braimah    Himself
Tony Allen    Himself
Okwechime Abdul    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Alex Gibney
Producer    Jack Gulick
Executive Producer    Ruth Hendel
Executive Producer    Stephen Hendel
Co-Producer    Alison Ellwood
Post Supervisor    James Salkind
Director of Photography    Maryse Alberti
Editor    Lindy Jankura
Composer    Fela Kuti

Limited Releases: Call in the Calvary

August 1st, 2014

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There are an even dozen films on this week's list, but only Calvary is earning good reviews and strong buzz. Hopefully this will translate into ticket sales, or it will likely be a very bad week for limited releases. There are also a couple of documentaries that could do well in limited release, Finding Fela! and Rich Hill, but neither has the potential for breakout success. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/08/22 50 $34,471   11 $3,134   $80,146 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/08/08 58 $23,100   6 $3,850   $45,675 2
2014/08/22 59 $17,905   10 $1,791   $98,051 4
2014/08/29 79 $9,817 -45% 9 $1,091   $107,868 5
2014/09/05 87 $2,012 -80% 2 $1,006   $109,880 6
2014/09/12 91 $2,587 +29% 4 $647   $112,467 7
2014/09/19 94 $2,222 -14% 5 $444   $114,689 8
2014/09/26 111 $395 -82% 1 $395   $115,084 9
2014/10/03 100 $1,448 +267% 2 $724   $116,532 10
2014/10/10 92 $1,871 +29% 4 $468   $118,403 11
2014/10/17 105 $711 -62% 4 $178   $119,114 12
2014/11/14 90 $884   3 $295   $120,198 16
2014/11/28 100 $174   1 $174   $120,372 18
2014/12/26 84 $54   1 $54   $120,426 22
2015/01/16 95 $378   1 $378   $120,804 25
2015/01/30 98 $55   1 $55   $120,859 27
2015/02/20 102 $121   1 $121   $120,980 30

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Mexico 2/12/2016 $442 1 1 2 $2,882 6/9/2016
 
International Total$2,882 6/9/2016

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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