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God’s Pocket (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $166,457Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $444,546 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $62,108 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $506,654
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A guy named Mickey gets in over his head when he tries to cover up the accidental death of his stepson.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 9th, 2014 (Limited) by IFC Films
Video Release: September 9th, 2014 by Mpi Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for violence, language throughout and sexual content.
(Rating bulletin 2320, 4/30/2014)
Running Time: 87 minutes
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Keywords: Posthumous Release, Accidental Death, Cover Up, Voiceover/Narration, Step-Family, Dysfunctional Family, Covering Up an Accidental Death
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Park Pictures Features, Cooper's Town, Shoestring Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Mickey Scarpato
   Mickey's Friend

Supporting Cast

Christina Hendricks    Leon's Mother
Eddie Marsan    Funeral Home Director
Peter Gerety   
Caleb Landry-Jones    Leon
Domenick Lombardozzi    Mickey's Friend
Joyce Van Patten   
Glenn Fleshler   


Richard Jenkins    Narrator

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Production and Technical Credits

John Slattery    Screenwriter
Alex Metcalf    Screenwriter
Pete Dexter    Story Creator
Sam Bisbee    Producer
Jackie Kelman Bisbee    Producer
Lance Acord    Producer
John Slattery    Producer
Philip Seymour Hoffman    Producer
Emily Ziff    Producer
Wendy Neu    Executive Producer
Mark Kamine    Executive Producer
Michael Mailis    Executive Producer
Galt Niederhoffer    Executive Producer
Tom Valerio    Executive Producer
Bill Perry    Executive Producer
Frank Brenner    Executive Producer
Stefan Sonnenfeld    Executive Producer
Roshelle Berliner    Production Designer
Tom McArdle    Editor
Lance Acord    Director of Photography
Erika Hampson    Co-Producer
Theodora Dunlap    Co-Producer
Stephen Apicella    Co-Producer
Sara Murphy    Co-Producer
Donna Zakowska    Costume Designer
Susan Shopmaker    Casting Director
Susan Jacobs    Music Supervisor

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for September 9th, 2014

September 9th, 2014

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Per Theater Chart: Eat It Up

May 14th, 2014

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It was a good week on the per theater chart with five films in the $10,000 club, led by Chef with an average of $34,160 in six theaters, which is the third best opening average of the year so far. Palo Alto was well back, but was still strong earning an average of $15,865 in four theaters. The overall box office leader, Neighbors, was next with an average of $14,954. There were also a couple of holdovers in the $10,000 club, which is impressive. Ida held on strong earning an average of $12,223 in seven theaters, with room to keep growing. Belle expanded from 4 theaters to 45 theaters, but still managed an average of $10,825. By this time next week, it will have reached its first major milestone, with more to come. More...

Limited Releases: What's Cooking?

May 9th, 2014

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There are a number of limited releases coming out this week that are earning strong buzz and good reviews. Some of the films that have reviews that are strong enough to suggest box office success are Palo Alto and The Double, as well as two documentaries, Fed Up and Llyn Foulkes One Man Band. However, the film with the best combination of buzz and reviews is Chef. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/05/09 54 $21,482   3 $7,161   $21,482 1
2014/05/16 40 $75,558 +252% 80 $944   $104,401 2

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/05/09 53 $28,843   3 $9,614   $28,843 1
2014/05/16 38 $113,885 +295% 80 $1,424   $142,728 2
2014/05/23 57 $15,430 -86% 28 $551   $158,158 3
2014/06/06 96 $1,545   5 $309   $165,937 5
2014/06/13 102 $520 -66% 2 $260   $166,457 6

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