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Hesher (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $382,946Details
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Synopsis

Loud music. Pornography. Burning shit to the ground. These are a few of Hesher's favorite things. And they are what Hesher brings into the lives of TJ and his father, Paul when he takes up residence in their garage uninvited. Grief-stricken by the loss of TJ's mother in a car accident, Paul can't muster the strength to evict the strange squatter, and soon the long-haired, tattooed Hesher becomes a fixture in the household. Like a force of nature, Hesher's anarchy shakes the family out of their grief and helps them embrace life once more.

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$7,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 13th, 2011 (Limited) by Wrekin Hill Entertainment
Video Release: September 13th, 2011 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for disturbing violent behavior, sexual content including graphic dialogue, pervasive language, and drug content - some in the presence of a child.
(Rating bulletin 2146, 11/10/2010)
Running Time: 109 minutes
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Keywords: Bad Role Models, Coming of Age, Widow/Widower, Addiction, Delayed Adulthood, Dysfunctional Family, Bullies, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Corner Store Entertainment, The Last Picture Company, Handsomecharlie Films, Dreamagine Entertainment, Catchplay, American Work Inc.
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Hesher

Supporting Cast

Devin Brochu    T. J. Forney
Rainn Wilson    Paul Forney
Piper Laurie    Madeleine Forney
Natalie Portman    Nicole

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Lucy Cooper    Producer
Matt Weaver    Producer
Scott Prisand    Producer
Natalie Portman    Producer
Spencer Susser    Producer
Johnny Lin    Producer
Win Sheridan    Producer
Spencer Susser    Screenwriter
David Michod    Screenwriter
Brian Charles Frank    Story Creator
Morgan Pierre Susser    Cinematographer
Laura Fox    Production Designer
Michael McCusker    Editor

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for September 13th, 2011

September 13th, 2011

It is an incredibly busy week on the home market with several major releases, including Thor on Blu-ray, as well as Star Wars The Complete Saga, which comes out this Friday. Unfortunately, neither of the screeners have arrived yet, so it is hard to tell if they are pick of the week material. I figured Star Wars would easily take that honor, but the changes made have pissed off enough people that I think it's best that I hold off making a judgment till after it arrives. After spending way too long trying to pick between the two, I'm going with Degrassi: Season Ten, Part Two instead. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Hesher

September 12th, 2011

Natalie Portman has had a busy year. Not only did she win an Oscar for Black Swan, but she's been in five movies this year. And after the screener for Thor arrives, I will have reviewed all of them. In fact, I will have reviewed her past seven films in a row going back to 2009's Brothers. Oh my god, I'm stalking Natalie Portman. More...

Per Theater Chart: L'Amour's In Love With Top Spot

May 17th, 2011

L'Amour Fou was the only film to top the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart, earning first place with an average of $18,625 in two theaters. The number two film on the overall box office chart, Bridesmaids, did at least come relatively close with an average of $8,995. More...

First Grade Limited Releases

May 13th, 2011

The list of limited releases on this week's chart is not nearly as long as last weekend, but there are several that having been earning strong advanced buzz. But how many will be able to live up to this buzz? More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2011/05/13 36 $126,046   42 $3,001   $126,046 1
2011/05/20 45 $61,786 -51% 24 $2,574   $253,660 2
2011/05/27 55 $29,792 -52% 11 $2,708   $322,060 3
2011/06/03 65 $8,606 -71% 6 $1,434   $348,123 4
2011/06/10 83 $3,689 -57% 3 $1,230   $358,135 5
2011/06/17 85 $2,741 -26% 3 $914   $364,677 6
2011/06/24 100 $1,298 -53% 2 $649   $369,443 7
2011/07/01 87 $1,711 +32% 2 $856   $371,988 8
2011/07/08 94 $2,128 +24% 1 $2,128   $373,919 9
2011/07/15 87 $2,376 +12% 3 $792   $377,177 10
2011/07/22 93 $1,004 -58% 2 $502   $380,209 11
2011/07/29 94 $1,300 +29% 2 $650   $382,946 12

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/30 50 $9,303   11 $846   $331,363 18

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2011/05/13 35 $191,874   42 $4,568   $191,874 1
2011/05/20 47 $97,422 -49% 24 $4,059   $289,296 2
2011/05/27 57 $47,249 -52% 11 $4,295   $339,517 3
2011/06/03 67 $14,929 -68% 6 $2,488   $354,446 4
2011/06/10 78 $7,490 -50% 3 $2,497   $361,936 5
2011/06/17 84 $6,209 -17% 3 $2,070   $368,145 6
2011/06/24 100 $2,132 -66% 2 $1,066   $370,277 7
2011/07/01 90 $2,128 n/c 2 $1,064   $372,405 8
2011/07/08 97 $3,010 +41% 1 $3,010   $374,801 9
2011/07/15 84 $4,368 +45% 3 $1,456   $379,169 10
2011/07/22 91 $2,441 -44% 2 $1,221   $381,646 11

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