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Food Evolution (2017)

Food Evolution
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $17,181Details
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A documentary that explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, the film, narrated by esteemed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, wrestles with the emotions and the science driving one of the most heated arguments of our time.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,601-13,700) 13,644 $17,181
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,901-19,000) 18,951 $17,181
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 6,001-6,100) 6,071 $17,181

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 23rd, 2017 (Limited) by Abramorama Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 92 minutes
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Keywords: Food, Science vs Nature, Agitprop, Research Scientist
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Black Valley Films, Boomdozer
Production Countries: United States


Neil deGrasse Tyson    Narrator


Bill Nye    Himself
Margaret Wille    Herself
Jeffrey Smith    Himself
Michael Shintaku    Himself
Roseanne    Herself
Charles Benbrook    Himself
Stephanie Seneff    Herself
Dennis Gonsalves    Himself
Vandana Shiva    Herself

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Production and Technical Credits

Trace Sheehan    Screenwriter
Scott Hamilton Kennedy    Screenwriter
Trace Sheehan    Producer
Scott Hamilton Kennedy    Producer
Alex Blatt    Editor
Scott D. Hanson    Editor
Scott Hamilton Kennedy    Editor
Paul Hackner    Supervising Sound Editor
William Kingswood    Composer
Larkin Donley    Director of Photography

Theater Averages: Big Sick has a Very Healthy $84,315 Opening

June 28th, 2017

The Big Sick

Two limited releases that came out this past weekend topped the previous theater average record for 2017. The Big Sick earned an average of $84,315 in five theaters, which bodes well for its planned wide expansion in a couple of weeks. The Beguiled was next with an average of $57,323 in four theaters. Both of these are well ahead of the $41,508 average Beauty and the Beast earned during its opening weekend. The only other film in the $10,000 club was the overall number one film, Transformers: The Last Knight, which earned an average of $10,981. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Sick and Tired

June 23rd, 2017

The Big Sick

Not many limited releases are earning any real buzz this week. The Beguiled has the best pedigree and its reviews might be good enough to help it thrive in theaters. The Bad Batch is the biggest in terms of theaters, but its box office potential is close to zero. This leaves The Big Sick as the best new release. That said, if you are not near one of the five theaters it is playing, you could always stay home and binge GLOW on Netflix. I reviewed it this week and it is worth the praise. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/06/23 70 $2,851   1 $2,851   $2,851 1
2017/06/30 73 $2,341 -18% 2 $1,171   $6,654 2
2017/07/07 81 $848 -64% 2 $424   $7,956 3
2017/07/21 88 $798   1 $798   $14,907 5
2017/07/28 85 $888 +11% 3 $296   $16,547 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/06/23 72 $4,313   1 $4,313   $4,313 1
2017/06/30 77 $3,198 -26% 2 $1,599   $7,511 2
2017/07/07 69 $7,001 +119% 1 $7,001   $14,512 3
2017/07/21 90 $1,147   1 $1,147   $15,659 5
2017/07/28 90 $1,522 +33% 3 $507   $17,181 6

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