The story of the legendary country western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his meteoric rise to fame and its ultimately tragic effect on his health and personal life.
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|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,801-9,900)
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|All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600)
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||March 25th, 2016 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics|
||May 6th, 2016 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
June 23rd, 2016 (Wide) (Denmark)
June 24th, 2016 (Wide) (South Africa)
||July 5th, 2016 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment|
||R for some language and brief sexuality/nudity.|
(Rating bulletin 2394, 10/7/2015)
||vs. Walk the Line|
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||Country and Western Music, Musicians, 1940s, Medical and Hospitals, Infidelity, New York City, Biography|
|Source:||Based on Factual Book/Article|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
||RatPac Entertainment, Bron Studios, Creative Wealth Media Finance|
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July 4th, 2016
It's a strange week on the home market, as there are no first-run releases and very few other releases to make up the difference. There are some contenders for Pick of the Week, but all of them are foreign-language films, which is again odd. In fact, two of them, Only Yesterday and The Boy and the World, are animated. However, in the end, I went with The Mermaid, which deserves to be seen by more and Blu-ray is a great way to see it.
March 30th, 2016
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice earned first place on the theater average chart for the weekend and for 2016 with $39,134. The previous record was $38,002 held by Midnight Special and was set last weekend. This week, Midnight Special had to settle for second place on the chart with an average of $20,003. Born to be Blue was the best new limited release earning an average of $15,395 in three theaters. The only other film in the $10,000 club was April and the Extraordinary World, which earned $11,413 in its lone theater.
March 27th, 2016
Batman and Superman not only had to fight each other this weekend, but also mediocre reviews. They have come through in some style, however, posting a record for March of $170.1 million, according to Warner Bros.’ Sunday morning estimate. Our model has the film coming a little below that mark, at $165 million or so, which might mean it won’t quite top Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II’s $169 million, which is currently the studio’s best ever weekend. But the fact that we’re comparing the movie to the Harry Potter franchise is nothing but good news for them.
March 25th, 2016
It is a relatively good week for limited releases with a few films earning stunning reviews. This includes Born to be Blue, which I think has the best shot at mainstream success. April and the Extraordinary World and Mia madre also have a chance at doing well in limited release.
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