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Head Games (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $14,056Details
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Inspired by events from the book Head Games written by former Ivy League football star and WWE wrestler Christopher Nowinski, and featuring interviews with Nowinski, Bob Costas (NBC Sports), Keith Primeau (NHL All-Star), Cindy Parlow Cone (Olympic Gold Medalist, Women’s Soccer), and many more, HEAD GAMES exposes viewers to one of the leading public health issues of our time, raising the question: "How much of you are you willing to lose for a game?”


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,801-13,900) 13,860 $14,056
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,901-19,000) 18,912 $14,056

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 21st, 2012 (Limited) by Variance Films
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements involving sports violence and injuries.
(Rating bulletin 2236, 8/15/2012)
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Keywords: Medical and Hospitals, Football, Wrestling, Agitprop, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Countries: United States


Christopher Nowinski    Himself
Bob Costas    Himself
Keith Primeau    Himself
Cindy Parlow Cone    Herself
Dr. Robert Cantu    Himself
Dr. Ann McKee    Himself
Dr. Doug Smith    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

Bruce Sheridan    Producer
Steve James    Producer
Steve Devick    Executive Producer
Anthony Athanas    Executive Producer
Casey Cowell    Executive Producer
John Cronin    Executive Producer
Andrew Filipowski    Executive Producer
Frank Murane    Executive Producer
Hank Neuberger    Executive Producer
Jim O'Donovan    Executive Producer
Billy Corgan    Composer
Craig J. Snider    Composer
Dana Kupper    Cinematographer
Keith Walker    Cinematographer
David E. Simpson    Editor
Hank Neuberger    Music Supervisor
Emily Hart    Production Manager
Alan Schwarz    Associate Producer
Nora Gully    Post-Production Supervisor

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/09/28 90 $3,270   3 $1,090   $3,270 2
2012/10/05 81 $2,705 -17% 5 $541   $8,696 3
2012/10/19 106 $143   1 $143   $12,036 5
2012/11/16 99 $469   1 $469   $14,056 9

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/09/28 94 $4,407   3 $1,469   $5,991 2
2012/10/05 81 $4,615 +5% 5 $923   $10,606 3
2012/10/19 106 $594   1 $594   $12,487 5
2012/11/02 103 $1,073   3 $358   $13,587 7
2012/11/16 105 $469   1 $469   $14,056 9

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