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Gook (2017)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $250,130Details
International Box Office $1,409Details
Worldwide Box Office $251,539
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $12,360 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $12,360
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Eli and Daniel are two Korean American brothers that run their late father’s shoe store in a predominantly African American community of Los Angeles. These two brothers strike up a unique and unlikely friendship with an 11-year-old African American girl, Kamilla. As Daniel dreams of becoming a recording artist and Eli struggles to keep the store afloat, racial tensions build to a breaking point in L.A. as the “infamous” L.A. Riots break out.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,801-9,900) 9,858 $250,130
All Time International Box Office (Rank 11,901-12,000) 11,986 $1,409
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,601-13,700) 13,689 $251,539
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 2,901-3,000) 2,983 $250,130

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 18th, 2017 (Limited) by Samuel Goldwyn Films
International Releases: March 16th, 2018 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
Video Release: December 5th, 2017 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 94 minutes
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Keywords: Riots, 1990s, Asian-Americans, African-American, Los Angeles, Race Relations, Coming of Age
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Birthday Soup Films, Samuel Goldwyn Films
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Top 2017 Theater Average 100 $13,522 Aug 18, 2017 3

Lead Ensemble Members


Supporting Cast

Sang Cho    Mr. Kim
Ben Munoz    Jesus
Cesar Garcia    Cesar
Isaiah Jarel    Curtis
Kirlew Vilbon    Bliss

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Production and Technical Credits

Justin Chon    Screenwriter
James J. Yi    Producer
Alex Chi    Producer
Justin Chon    Executive Producer
James J. Yi    Executive Producer
Datari Turner    Executive Producer
Alan Pao    Executive Producer
Ante Cheng    Director of Photography
Sharon Roggio    Production Designer
Jena Serbu    Production Designer
Eunice Jera Lee    Costume Designer
Rooth Tang    Editor
Reynolds Barney    Editor
Roger Suen    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/08/18 52 $27,044   2 $13,522   $27,044 1
2017/08/25 42 $71,111 +163% 24 $2,963   $105,145 2
2017/09/01 53 $43,678 -39% 27 $1,618   $178,036 3
2017/09/08 57 $19,354 -56% 20 $968   $222,191 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/08/18 53 $34,034   2 $17,017   $34,034 1
2017/08/25 42 $100,324 +195% 46 $2,181   $134,358 2
2017/09/01 52 $68,479 -32% 27 $2,536   $202,837 3
2017/09/08 56 $26,649 -61% 20 $1,332   $229,486 4
2017/09/15 72 $13,380 -50% 16 $836   $242,866 5
2017/09/22 94 $3,491 -74% 7 $499   $246,357 6
2017/09/29 97 $1,987 -43% 4 $497   $248,344 7
2017/10/06 104 $1,786 -10% 4 $447   $250,130 8

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
United Kingdom 3/16/2018 $1,409 2 2 2 $1,409 3/21/2018
International Total$1,409 3/21/2018

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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